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

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Meeting of the Parliament 22 September 2016 [Draft] : 22 September 2016


Paul Wheelhouse

Alexander Burnett highlights an important matter. In our draft energy strategy, which we hope to publish around the end of the year, we will try to tackle the overwhelming problem that 54 pe...



Meeting of the Parliament 22 September 2016 [Draft] : 22 September 2016


Paul Wheelhouse

David Torrance highlights an issue that is of great concern to the Scottish Government. We have been calling for a change to the transmission charging regime for years. We welcomed the parti...



Meeting of the Parliament 22 September 2016 [Draft] : 22 September 2016


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

Energy storage at all scales can play a crucial role in Scotland’s low-carbon energy system.

Meeting of the Parliament 15 September 2016 [Draft] : 15 September 2016


Paul Wheelhouse

I agree that we need to find markets for the electricity and ensure that they maximise the return on investment in onshore wind, so I welcome Maurice Golden’s pos...



Meeting of the Parliament 15 September 2016 [Draft] : 15 September 2016


Paul Wheelhouse

Claudia Beamish has asked an important question. More than half of the energy that we consume in Scotland is consumed in our production of heat for domestic and n...



Meeting of the Parliament 15 September 2016 [Draft] : 15 September 2016


Paul Wheelhouse

Having a route to market for onshore wind and other renewable energy sources in Scotland is critical. The UK Government could ce...



Meeting of the Parliament 15 September 2016 [Draft] : 15 September 2016


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

We welcome the findings of the poll, which highlight the high level of support from the people of Scotland for the transition to a low-carbon economy. That follow...



Meeting of the Parliament 07 September 2016 [Draft] : 07 September 2016


Paul Wheelhouse

I will try to be brief, Presiding Officer.



Meeting of the Parliament 07 September 2016 [Draft] : 07 September 2016


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

The Scottish Government welcomes and supports the wide range of activity that is under way to harness Orkney’s renewable energy resources and to help overcome some of the impact of grid cons...



Meeting of the Parliament 07 September 2016 [Draft] : 07 September 2016


Paul Wheelhouse

We certainly welcome the news of that success and want to support continued sustainable economic growth in the area. Businesses in the area continue to benefit from the support of Scottish E...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-01580.1: Reforming Local Taxation (Murdo Fraser)
Meeting Date: 22/09/2016
Result - For: 64, Against: 63 Abstain: 0
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S5M-01580.2: Reforming Local Taxation (Jackie Baillie)
Meeting Date: 22/09/2016
Result - For: 34, Against: 93 Abstain: 0
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S5M-01580.3: Reforming Local Taxation (Andy Wightman)
Meeting Date: 22/09/2016
Result - For: 6, Against: 121 Abstain: 0
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S5M-01580: Reforming Local Taxation (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 22/09/2016
Result - For: 63, Against: 63 Abstain: 0, Casting Vote: Against
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S5M-01554.4: NHS Scotland Staffing Crisis (Shona Robison)
Meeting Date: 21/09/2016
Result - For: 62, Against: 55 Abstain: 6
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S5M-01554: NHS Scotland Staffing Crisis (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 21/09/2016
Result - For: 62, Against: 54 Abstain: 6
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S5M-01531.1: Scotland’s Economy, Responding to the EU Referendum (Murdo Fraser)
Meeting Date: 20/09/2016
Result - For: 29, Against: 88 Abstain: 0
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S5M-01531.3: Scotland’s Economy, Responding to the EU Referendum (Richard Leonard)
Meeting Date: 20/09/2016
Result - For: 87, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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S5M-01531: Scotland’s Economy, Responding to the EU Referendum (Keith Brown)
Meeting Date: 20/09/2016
Result - For: 87, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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S5M-01412.2: Implications of the EU Referendum Result and UK Negotiating Position (Jackson Carlaw)
Meeting Date: 14/09/2016
Result - For: 29, Against: 93 Abstain: 0
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Motion S4M-15607: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 09/02/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15440: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26/01/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15426: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/01/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15423: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/01/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15229: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/12/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15228: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/12/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15113: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 08/12/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-14967: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/11/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-14879: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/11/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-14802: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11/11/2015 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 >>
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