Paul Wheelhouse MSP

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Paul Wheelhouse MSP

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  • Member for: South Scotland
  • Party: Scottish National Party

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Meeting of the Parliament 14 June 2017 : 14 June 2017


Paul Wheelhouse

Does Alison Harris agree with me that Brexit and the oil and gas industry troubles have had an impact on the Scottish economy, or does she—like her colleagues—thi...



Meeting of the Parliament 14 June 2017 : 14 June 2017


The Minister for Business, Innovation and Energy (Paul Wheelhouse)

The member raises the issue of the balance between the low-carbon economy and oil and gas. Will he at least acknowledge that we have, in the energy strategy, set out a clear role for the oil...



Meeting of the Parliament 24 May 2017 : 24 May 2017


Paul Wheelhouse

Clearly, that question is best directed to my colleague Humza Yousaf, the Minister for Transport and the Islands, but I am pleased to respond as best I can.

Meeting of the Parliament 24 May 2017 : 24 May 2017


The Minister for Business, Innovation and Energy (Paul Wheelhouse)

We are committed to supporting inclusive and sustainable growth across Scotland, including in Orkney. We are investing in businesses, communities and infrastructu...



Economy, Jobs and Fair Work Committee 23 May 2017 : 23 May 2017


Paul Wheelhouse

I am pleased to have the opportunity to address the committee and to introduce the order, which will make modernising changes to corporate and personal insolvency legislation in Scotland.

Economy, Jobs and Fair Work Committee 23 May 2017 : 23 May 2017


The Minister for Business, Innovation and Energy (Paul Wheelhouse)

I am pleased to have the opportunity to address the committee and introduce the regulations. They make several amendments to insolvency legislation to facilitate the implementation of the re...



Meeting of the Parliament 18 May 2017 : 18 May 2017


Paul Wheelhouse

That is a fair point. I know that great efforts have been made to trace individuals who have left employment, as in the case of Young’s Seafood. Mr Stevenson has ...



Meeting of the Parliament 18 May 2017 : 18 May 2017


Paul Wheelhouse

I thank members on all sides of the chamber for their genuinely constructive, intelligent and thoughtful contributions to the debate. As Gordon Lindhurst mentioned in his final remarks, I re...



Meeting of the Parliament 18 May 2017 : 18 May 2017


Paul Wheelhouse

I am grateful to the member for taking an intervention to help the debate, and I am interested in the points that he is making. We understand that the 2016 survey...



Meeting of the Parliament 18 May 2017 : 18 May 2017


Paul Wheelhouse

Excellent—I have done my job, Presiding Officer.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-06376.1: Education Governance Next Steps (Liz Smith)
Meeting Date: 28/06/2017
Result - For: 31, Against: 92 Abstain: 0
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S5M-06376.4: Education Governance Next Steps (Iain Gray)
Meeting Date: 28/06/2017
Result - For: 30, Against: 93 Abstain: 0
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S5M-06376.3: Education Governance Next Steps (Ross Greer)
Meeting Date: 28/06/2017
Result - For: 30, Against: 92 Abstain: 0
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S5M-06376: Education Governance Next Steps (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 28/06/2017
Result - For: 96, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 2: Railway Policing (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 2
Meeting Date: 27/06/2017
Result - For: 53, Against: 66 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 2: Railway Policing (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 5
Meeting Date: 27/06/2017
Result - For: 51, Against: 66 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 2: Railway Policing (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 6
Meeting Date: 27/06/2017
Result - For: 53, Against: 65 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 2: Railway Policing (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 7
Meeting Date: 27/06/2017
Result - For: 53, Against: 66 Abstain: 0
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S5M-06356: Railway Policing (Scotland) Bill (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 27/06/2017
Result - For: 68, Against: 53 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
SP Bill 1: Limitation (Childhood Abuse) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 1
Meeting Date: 22/06/2017
Result - For: 50, Against: 65 Abstain: 0
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Motion S5M-05630: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16/05/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05623: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16/05/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05504: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 09/05/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-04390: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 02/03/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-03910: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 07/02/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-02919: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/12/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-02138: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26/10/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-02136: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26/10/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-02137: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26/10/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15607: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 09/02/2016 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S4W-09164: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/08/2012 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-01238: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27/06/2012 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-01063: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16/05/2012 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-07134: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10/05/2012 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-07133: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10/05/2012 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-07135: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10/05/2012 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-01044: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 09/05/2012 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-07085: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 08/05/2012 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-07044: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 02/05/2012 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-07043: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 02/05/2012 Show Full Question >>

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