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 06 September 2018 [Draft] : 06 September 2018


Paul Wheelhouse

I recently heard Jim McColl of Ferguson Marine discussing the difficulties with getting regulatory approval. That is one of the causes of delay in the vessels bei...



Meeting of the Parliament 06 September 2018 [Draft] : 06 September 2018


Paul Wheelhouse

I was pleased to visit Dr Allan’s constituency last month and to meet the comhairle and local stakeholders to discuss issues, including ferry services. I would be...



Meeting of the Parliament 06 September 2018 [Draft] : 06 September 2018


Paul Wheelhouse

It is disappointing to hear Rhoda Grant’s lack of recognition of the £1 billion that the Government has invested in the Clyde and Hebrides ferry services since 20...



Meeting of the Parliament 06 September 2018 [Draft] : 06 September 2018


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

A full tender process for a lease arrangement was undertaken by Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd in line with European Union procurement rules. That resulted in the award of the contract to Ll...



Meeting of the Parliament 05 September 2018 : 05 September 2018


Paul Wheelhouse

The Cabinet Secretary for Transport, Infrastructure and Connectivity, Michael Matheson, who is, I think, sitting behind me, is leading on the Tay cities deal, and...



Meeting of the Parliament 05 September 2018 : 05 September 2018


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

The Scottish Government is committed to maximising the economic benefits that are available from decommissioning, and to support Scottish industry to develop the appropriate capability and c...



Meeting of the Parliament 05 September 2018 : 05 September 2018


Paul Wheelhouse

As I said earlier, with respect to the renewable energy sector, we are working with developers, Scottish Renewables and other key stakeholders, such as the Offsho...



Meeting of the Parliament 05 September 2018 : 05 September 2018


Paul Wheelhouse

When Richard Leonard, Mr Rowley’s party leader, was standing outside Burntisland Fabrications taking selfies, it was this Government that was helping to save the ...



Meeting of the Parliament 05 September 2018 : 05 September 2018


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

The information, which relates to commercial discussions between developers, tier 1 contractors and the wider supply chain, is not collected centrally by either the Scottish or the United Ki...



Meeting of the Parliament 28 June 2018 : 28 June 2018


Paul Wheelhouse

That matter will obviously be high on the agenda for the cabinet secretary-designate, Mr Matheson, and me to discuss. I am happy to meet Mr Halcro Johnston to tal...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-13876.1: Celebrating Scotland’s Food and Drink Success Story (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 13/09/2018
Result - For: 62, Against: 58 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-13876.2: Celebrating Scotland’s Food and Drink Success Story (Mike Rumbles)
Meeting Date: 13/09/2018
Result - For: 117, Against: 0 Abstain: 2
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-13876: Celebrating Scotland’s Food and Drink Success Story (Fergus Ewing)
Meeting Date: 13/09/2018
Result - For: 62, Against: 0 Abstain: 58
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-13813.2: The Social Enterprise World Forum 2018 (Monica Lennon)
Meeting Date: 11/09/2018
Result - For: 88, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-13813: The Social Enterprise World Forum 2018 (Aileen Campbell)
Meeting Date: 11/09/2018
Result - For: 88, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-12943: Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee's 5th Report, 2018 (Session 5) (Clare Haughey)
Meeting Date: 27/06/2018
Result - For: 101, Against: 0 Abstain: 6
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ForCarried
S5M-12891.2: World Refugee Day: Supporting People to Settle in Scotland (Michelle Ballantyne)
Meeting Date: 21/06/2018
Result - For: 20, Against: 81 Abstain: 0
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S5M-12891.1: World Refugee Day: Supporting People to Settle in Scotland (Ross Greer)
Meeting Date: 21/06/2018
Result - For: 81, Against: 0 Abstain: 20
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ForCarried
S5M-12861.2: Review of Government FoI Handling and Record Keeping (Joe FitzPatrick)
Meeting Date: 20/06/2018
Result - For: 66, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-12706.4: Health (Maureen Watt)
Meeting Date: 13/06/2018
Result - For: 62, Against: 62 Abstain: 0, Casting Vote: Against
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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
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 >>
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 >>
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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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