Nicola Sturgeon MSP

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Nicola Sturgeon MSP

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  • Member for: Glasgow Southside
  • Region: Glasgow
  • Party: Scottish National Party

Nicola is a member of the following Committees:

Nicola is a member of the following Cross-Party Groups:

Parliamentary Activities

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Meeting of the Parliament 13 December 2018 [Draft] : 13 December 2018


The First Minister

There is urgency on the part of the Scottish Government. I repeat that, between 2014 and 2017, the fuel poverty rate reduced and almost 250,000 households moved o...



Meeting of the Parliament 13 December 2018 [Draft] : 13 December 2018


The First Minister (Nicola Sturgeon)

The national measurement of fuel poverty is based on the annual Scottish house condition survey, so the 2018 rate will not be published until December 2019. The m...



Meeting of the Parliament 13 December 2018 [Draft] : 13 December 2018


The First Minister

The most recent statistics, which were published on Tuesday, show that teacher numbers this year are up by 447 on the previous y...



Meeting of the Parliament 13 December 2018 [Draft] : 13 December 2018


The First Minister (Nicola Sturgeon)

We recognise the pressures and challenges that teachers face, such as those that have been highlighted by the Mental Health Foundation Scotland. That is why we ha...



Meeting of the Parliament 13 December 2018 [Draft] : 13 December 2018


The First Minister

Yes, I agree with that. The fantastic response to the best start grant is a clear sign that people know that Scottish social security will be different from the c...



Meeting of the Parliament 13 December 2018 [Draft] : 13 December 2018


The First Minister (Nicola Sturgeon)

I am pleased to say that we are now delivering the best start grant pregnancy and baby payment. By the end of the first day, which was Monday, more than 4,000 cla...



Meeting of the Parliament 13 December 2018 [Draft] : 13 December 2018


The First Minister (Nicola Sturgeon)

As I recall, when the Parliament decided to lower the drink-driving limit, it did so unanimously. Obviously, that must mean that the Conservatives supported the m...



Meeting of the Parliament 13 December 2018 [Draft] : 13 December 2018


The First Minister (Nicola Sturgeon)

I was concerned about the revelations published in the Sunday Mail



Meeting of the Parliament 13 December 2018 [Draft] : 13 December 2018


The First Minister

I will answer the question in two parts. First, on the spending decisions that we have made in the budget and the national priorities, we have given extra money t...



Meeting of the Parliament 13 December 2018 [Draft] : 13 December 2018


The First Minister (Nicola Sturgeon)

I thank Patrick Harvie for raising the issue. The settlement that was outlined by Derek Mackay yesterday delivers a real-terms increase in both revenue and capita...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-15126.3: Demonstrating Leadership in Human Rights (Mary Fee)
Meeting Date: 13/12/2018
Result - For: 30, Against: 83 Abstain: 0
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S5M-15126.2: Demonstrating Leadership in Human Rights (Alex Cole-Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 13/12/2018
Result - For: 88, Against: 0 Abstain: 24
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S5M-15126: Demonstrating Leadership in Human Rights (Christina McKelvie)
Meeting Date: 13/12/2018
Result - For: 89, Against: 0 Abstain: 24
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-14447: Pow of Inchaffray Drainage Commission (Scotland) Bill (Tom Arthur)
Meeting Date: 13/12/2018
Result - For: 112, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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S5M-15096.4: Sea Fisheries and End of Year Negotiations (Peter Chapman)
Meeting Date: 11/12/2018
Result - For: 26, Against: 83 Abstain: 1
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S5M-15096.1: Sea Fisheries and End of Year Negotiations (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 11/12/2018
Result - For: 84, Against: 26 Abstain: 0
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S5M-15096.3: Sea Fisheries and End of Year Negotiations (Mark Ruskell)
Meeting Date: 11/12/2018
Result - For: 62, Against: 31 Abstain: 17
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ForCarried
S5M-15096: Sea Fisheries and End of Year Negotiations (Fergus Ewing)
Meeting Date: 11/12/2018
Result - For: 67, Against: 26 Abstain: 17
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ForCarried
S5M-15032: Protecting Our Interests: Scotland's Response to the UK Government and EU's Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration (Michael Russell)
Meeting Date: 05/12/2018
Result - For: 92, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-15017: Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill - UK Legislation (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 04/12/2018
Result - For: 100, Against: 7 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried

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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Motion S5M-14666: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow Southside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 06/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13703: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow Southside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 31/08/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13017: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow Southside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27/06/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13018: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow Southside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27/06/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-10285: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow Southside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/02/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-08732: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow Southside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 07/11/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05282: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow Southside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 24/04/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-04710: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow Southside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20/03/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-01254: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow Southside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 01/09/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-00601: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow Southside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27/06/2016 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S2F-02139: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27/02/2006 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-18574: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/08/2005 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-18575: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/08/2005 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-18531: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/08/2005 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-18537: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/08/2005 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-18534: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/08/2005 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-18532: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/08/2005 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-18535: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/08/2005 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-18536: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/08/2005 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-18533: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/08/2005 Show Full Question >>

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