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 08 February 2018 [Draft] : 08 February 2018


The First Minister

I am happy to consider any suggestions about platforms for reporting. We all have responsibility for the matter. Many of us in the Scottish Parliament—the women i...



Meeting of the Parliament 08 February 2018 [Draft] : 08 February 2018


The First Minister

We will, of course, work with local authorities and other partners to provide whatever support we can to any individual facing that situation.



Meeting of the Parliament 08 February 2018 [Draft] : 08 February 2018


The First Minister

Yes, I recognise that. That is why I have asked officials to work with the challenge committee to reshape the prize so that it can continue to drive innovation an...



Meeting of the Parliament 08 February 2018 [Draft] : 08 February 2018


The First Minister (Nicola Sturgeon)

The saltire prize has already helped to draw international attention to the potential of marine energy. It has sparked the interest of technology developers aroun...



Meeting of the Parliament 08 February 2018 [Draft] : 08 February 2018


The First Minister (Nicola Sturgeon)

The Scottish Government estimates that changes to the support for mortgage interest scheme being introduced by the UK Government would affect between 10,000 and 20,000 households in Scotland...



Meeting of the Parliament 08 February 2018 [Draft] : 08 February 2018


The First Minister

Yes—I agree with the point about balance. As I said in my previous answer, although the ability to challenge and to criticise politicians—and, on occasion, to insult politicians, if that is ...



Meeting of the Parliament 08 February 2018 [Draft] : 08 February 2018


The First Minister (Nicola Sturgeon)

First, it is important to say that freedom of speech is a crucial part of democracy. The public have a right to make their views known to politicians and they hav...



Meeting of the Parliament 08 February 2018 [Draft] : 08 February 2018


The First Minister

Yes, RBS should listen to the voice of the public on the issue. That said, I welcome RBS’s announcement on the reprieve given to 10 branches. That is welcome, alt...



Meeting of the Parliament 08 February 2018 [Draft] : 08 February 2018


The First Minister (Nicola Sturgeon)

We know that bank branch closures can have an adverse impact on the sustainability of communities, particularly those in rural areas. The Royal Bank of Scotland a...



Meeting of the Parliament 08 February 2018 [Draft] : 08 February 2018


The First Minister (Nicola Sturgeon)

I thank Richard Lochhead for his question and acknowledge his involvement on behalf of his constituents on this issue.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-10307.1: Stemming the Plastic Tide: Action to Tackle the Impact of Single-use Plastics on Land and in our Seas (Maurice Golden)
Meeting Date: 07/02/2018
Result - For: 34, Against: 62 Abstain: 26
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AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 8: Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 10
Meeting Date: 01/02/2018
Result - For: 90, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 8: Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 11
Meeting Date: 01/02/2018
Result - For: 89, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
S5M-10218: Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Bill (Michael Matheson)
Meeting Date: 01/02/2018
Result - For: 118, Against: 1 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-10183.1: Budget (Scotland) (No.2) Bill (Murdo Fraser)
Meeting Date: 31/01/2018
Result - For: 30, Against: 95 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-10183.2: Budget (Scotland) (No.2) Bill (James Kelly)
Meeting Date: 31/01/2018
Result - For: 23, Against: 102 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-10183: Budget (Scotland) (No.2) Bill (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 31/01/2018
Result - For: 69, Against: 56 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-10159: Gender Representation on Public Boards (Scotland) Bill (Angela Constance)
Meeting Date: 30/01/2018
Result - For: 88, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-10072: Offensive Behaviour at Football and Threatening Communications (Repeal) (Scotland) Bill (James Kelly)
Meeting Date: 25/01/2018
Result - For: 65, Against: 61 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-10038.1: Justice (Michael Matheson)
Meeting Date: 24/01/2018
Result - For: 64, Against: 57 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried

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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
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 >>
Motion S5M-00255: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow Southside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 31/05/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-00092: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow Southside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18/05/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-00091: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow Southside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18/05/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-16030: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow Southside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 22/03/2016 Show Full Motion >>
This Member currently holds a ministerial post. First Minister and Ministers cannot ask the Government questions which is why no recent questions are displaying here. Please use the full search to find details of previous questions by this Member.
EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
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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