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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Parliamentary Activities

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Meeting of the Parliament 08 November 2018 : 08 November 2018


Paul Wheelhouse

I recognise the importance of those issues. We all want to see proper access for all users of our rail network and ensure that any barriers to use of our trains a...



Meeting of the Parliament 08 November 2018 : 08 November 2018


Paul Wheelhouse

I was fortunate the other night to watch on television a members’ business debate, led by Emma Harper, on upgrades to road infrastructure in the south-west, in wh...



Meeting of the Parliament 08 November 2018 : 08 November 2018


The Minister for Energy, Connectivity and the Islands (Paul Wheelhouse)

The study is well under way. Over 100 representatives from a wide range of stakeholder groups were invited to workshops held in Stranraer, Dumfries and Maybole in October and early November....



Meeting of the Parliament 08 November 2018 : 08 November 2018


Paul Wheelhouse

I certainly welcome the latter-day conversion of the Conservatives to supporting the extension of the Borders railway. [Interruption

Meeting of the Parliament 08 November 2018 : 08 November 2018


Paul Wheelhouse

I declare an interest as a representative of South Scotland.



Meeting of the Parliament 08 November 2018 : 08 November 2018


Paul Wheelhouse

The member will appreciate that the budget is a matter for the finance secretary, who is sitting in front of me. In order to avoid any death stares from Mr Mackay...



Meeting of the Parliament 08 November 2018 : 08 November 2018


The Minister for Energy, Connectivity and the Islands (Paul Wheelhouse)

The cabinet secretary met the leaders of the borderlands authorities on 30 October to discuss their ambitions for a growth deal. He reiterated our strong support ...



Meeting of the Parliament 08 November 2018 : 08 November 2018


Paul Wheelhouse

We take these matters very seriously, and Alexander Stewart is right to raise them on behalf of constituents. Significant investment is now being made by the Scot...



Meeting of the Parliament 08 November 2018 : 08 November 2018


Paul Wheelhouse

The cabinet secretary and I appreciate how frustrating disruption is for passengers. The problems that Annabelle Ewing has highlighted in number of localities in ...



Meeting of the Parliament 08 November 2018 : 08 November 2018


The Minister for Energy, Connectivity and the Islands (Paul Wheelhouse)

The Cabinet Secretary for Transport, Infrastructure and Connectivity met Dominic Booth of Abellio UK last week. Only this week, he met Alex Hynes, the managing di...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
SP Bill 26: Prescription (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 1
Meeting Date: 08/11/2018
Result - For: 27, Against: 78 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 26: Prescription (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 2
Meeting Date: 08/11/2018
Result - For: 29, Against: 81 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 26: Prescription (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 3
Meeting Date: 08/11/2018
Result - For: 29, Against: 81 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 26: Prescription (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 4
Meeting Date: 08/11/2018
Result - For: 29, Against: 81 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
S5M-14665: Prescription (Scotland) Bill (Ash Denham)
Meeting Date: 08/11/2018
Result - For: 111, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-14602: Breach of the Code of Conduct for MSPs (Bill Kidd)
Meeting Date: 08/11/2018
Result - For: 84, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-14638.1: Safeguarding Scotland’s International Research Collaborations and Reputation for Scientific Excellence from the Threat of Brexit (Oliver Mundell)
Meeting Date: 07/11/2018
Result - For: 28, Against: 87 Abstain: 0
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S5M-14638.2: Safeguarding Scotland’s International Research Collaborations and Reputation for Scientific Excellence from the Threat of Brexit (Tavish Scott)
Meeting Date: 07/11/2018
Result - For: 65, Against: 30 Abstain: 20
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ForCarried
S5M-14638: Safeguarding Scotland’s International Research Collaborations and Reputation for Scientific Excellence from the Threat of Brexit (Richard Lochhead)
Meeting Date: 07/11/2018
Result - For: 66, Against: 28 Abstain: 21
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ForCarried
S5M-14621.1: Impact of UK Government Welfare Cuts and Universal Credit on Poverty (Michelle Ballantyne)
Meeting Date: 06/11/2018
Result - For: 27, Against: 85 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated

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Motion S5M-14720.3: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14520.4: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 30/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14103: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-08341: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23/10/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-08086: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/10/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-07660: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12/09/2017 Show Full Motion >>
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 >>
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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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