Patrick Harvie MSP

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Finance and Constitution Committee 30 November 2016 [Draft] : 30 November 2016


Patrick Harvie

I have one final question—I know that we are tight for time. It is on the principle of transparency. It seems to me that there should be transparency around not j...



Finance and Constitution Committee 30 November 2016 [Draft] : 30 November 2016


Patrick Harvie

I acknowledge that.



Finance and Constitution Committee 30 November 2016 [Draft] : 30 November 2016


Patrick Harvie

David Bell’s paper gives an example of other objectives, too, and mentions the carrier bag charge. Few people would disagree with the claim that the approach of s...



Finance and Constitution Committee 30 November 2016 [Draft] : 30 November 2016


Patrick Harvie

Surely if the principle is proportionality to the ability to pay, that hangs on a policy assumption that that is a good thing.



Finance and Constitution Committee 30 November 2016 [Draft] : 30 November 2016


Patrick Harvie

Ivan McKee raised the issue of other policy objectives, such as behavioural change, being driven by taxation systems, which Alan Barr discussed. As I understand i...



Finance and Constitution Committee 30 November 2016 [Draft] : 30 November 2016


Patrick Harvie

Some of that applies to the other principles; I was just asking about a way of framing the question about proportionality.



Finance and Constitution Committee 30 November 2016 [Draft] : 30 November 2016


Patrick Harvie

Would one way of framing the principle be that the tax system should seek to reduce or limit wealth and income inequality?



Finance and Constitution Committee 30 November 2016 [Draft] : 30 November 2016


Patrick Harvie

Increasingly so.



Finance and Constitution Committee 30 November 2016 [Draft] : 30 November 2016


Patrick Harvie

On another occasion, there will be time to challenge the assumption that ever-lower corporation tax is of benefit, given that de...



Finance and Constitution Committee 30 November 2016 [Draft] : 30 November 2016


Patrick Harvie

In fact, we have retained outdated and dysfunctional systems.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-02820.1: Recognising 16 Days of Action to End Violence Against Women and Girls (Douglas Ross)
Meeting Date: 01/12/2016
Result - For: 28, Against: 86 Abstain: 0
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S5M-02809.3: Education (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 30/11/2016
Result - For: 62, Against: 61 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-02809: Education (Ross Greer)
Meeting Date: 30/11/2016
Result - For: 83, Against: 34 Abstain: 6
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AbstainCarried
S5M-02804.2: Local Democracy (Kevin Stewart)
Meeting Date: 30/11/2016
Result - For: 61, Against: 61 Abstain: 0, Casting Vote: Against
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S5M-02804.1: Local Democracy (Graham Simpson)
Meeting Date: 30/11/2016
Result - For: 92, Against: 31 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-02804: Local Democracy (Andy Wightman)
Meeting Date: 30/11/2016
Result - For: 96, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
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S5M-02795.1: Implications for Culture, Creative Industries and Tourism following the EU Referendum (Jackson Carlaw)
Meeting Date: 29/11/2016
Result - For: 29, Against: 84 Abstain: 0
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S5M-02795: Implications for Culture, Creative Industries and Tourism following the EU Referendum (Fiona Hyslop)
Meeting Date: 29/11/2016
Result - For: 84, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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S5M-02686.2: Supporting and Strengthening Scotland's Island Communities (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 24/11/2016
Result - For: 53, Against: 62 Abstain: 0
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S5M-02686.4: Supporting and Strengthening Scotland's Island Communities (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 24/11/2016
Result - For: 53, Against: 61 Abstain: 1
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Motion S5M-02603: Patrick Harvie, Glasgow, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 18/11/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-02507: Patrick Harvie, Glasgow, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 14/11/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-02281.1: Patrick Harvie, Glasgow, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 02/11/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-02094: Patrick Harvie, Glasgow, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 24/10/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-01908: Patrick Harvie, Glasgow, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 07/10/2016 Show Full Motion >>
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Motion S5M-01865: Patrick Harvie, Glasgow, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 05/10/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-01787: Patrick Harvie, Glasgow, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 30/09/2016 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5F-00617: Patrick Harvie, Glasgow, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 05/12/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-00453: Patrick Harvie, Glasgow, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 30/11/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-00404: Patrick Harvie, Glasgow, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 23/11/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-00531: Patrick Harvie, Glasgow, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 21/11/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-00492: Patrick Harvie, Glasgow, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 14/11/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-04489: Patrick Harvie, Glasgow, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 03/11/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-00407: Patrick Harvie, Glasgow, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 31/10/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-04106: Patrick Harvie, Glasgow, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 27/10/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-04075: Patrick Harvie, Glasgow, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 26/10/2016 Show Full Question >>
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