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 20 December 2017 [Draft] : 20 December 2017


Paul Wheelhouse

I made the point in my statement that we have identified a number of stakeholders who are very supportive of the principle of the work. Indeed, Ofgem has been wid...



Meeting of the Parliament 20 December 2017 [Draft] : 20 December 2017


Paul Wheelhouse

As I set out in my response to Mr Lochhead, considerable work is going on to establish the nature of the challenges that we face. I am sure that Mr Golden recogni...



Meeting of the Parliament 20 December 2017 [Draft] : 20 December 2017


Paul Wheelhouse

I certainly concur with Ruth Maguire that Hywind is a very exciting project. Perhaps because of its innovative nature and its origins, we did not secure as much s...



Meeting of the Parliament 20 December 2017 [Draft] : 20 December 2017


Paul Wheelhouse

We continue to commit significant funding to improving energy efficiency in our housing stock. It is one area in which comparable schemes in the rest of the UK ha...



Meeting of the Parliament 20 December 2017 [Draft] : 20 December 2017


Paul Wheelhouse

In the cause of brevity, I will focus on two points. We are strongly supportive of offshore wind development. It is highly cost competitive in comparison with nuc...



Meeting of the Parliament 20 December 2017 [Draft] : 20 December 2017


Paul Wheelhouse

I recognise that there is strong community interest in issues such as waste incineration. We do not want to be tied to any specific technology. Mr Ruskell is very...



Meeting of the Parliament 20 December 2017 [Draft] : 20 December 2017


Paul Wheelhouse

Mr Mason raises an important point. Storage is critically important to our approach and that of the UK Government. Indeed, internationally, energy policy is focus...



Meeting of the Parliament 20 December 2017 [Draft] : 20 December 2017


Paul Wheelhouse

Lewis Macdonald is right that there is consistency on some of our priorities, but we have provided a lot of detail about the specific actions that we propose to t...



Meeting of the Parliament 20 December 2017 [Draft] : 20 December 2017


Paul Wheelhouse

I do not have time today to go through the onshore wind policy statement, but we recognise those issues in the documents. Obviously, our ambition to improve our p...



Meeting of the Parliament 20 December 2017 [Draft] : 20 December 2017


Paul Wheelhouse

I thank Mr Lochhead for his question, which hits on an extremely important issue. The strategy sets out our rationale for our ambition of setting up a new energy ...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-09927.1: Building a Connected Scotland: Tackling Social Isolation and Loneliness Together (Monica Lennon)
Meeting Date: 18/01/2018
Result - For: 27, Against: 76 Abstain: 0
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S5M-09888.1: Protecting Public Services (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 17/01/2018
Result - For: 61, Against: 62 Abstain: 0
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S5M-09888.4: Protecting Public Services (Murdo Fraser)
Meeting Date: 17/01/2018
Result - For: 29, Against: 94 Abstain: 0
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S5M-09888.3: Protecting Public Services (Patrick Harvie)
Meeting Date: 17/01/2018
Result - For: 67, Against: 56 Abstain: 0
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S5M-09888.2: Protecting Public Services (Willie Rennie)
Meeting Date: 17/01/2018
Result - For: 27, Against: 61 Abstain: 35
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S5M-09888: Protecting Public Services (James Kelly)
Meeting Date: 17/01/2018
Result - For: 67, Against: 56 Abstain: 0
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S5M-09887.3: Scotland's International Policy Framework and Priorities for 2018 (Claire Baker)
Meeting Date: 16/01/2018
Result - For: 80, Against: 0 Abstain: 30
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S5M-09887.1: Scotland's International Policy Framework and Priorities for 2018 (Mark Ruskell)
Meeting Date: 16/01/2018
Result - For: 80, Against: 30 Abstain: 0
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S5M-09887.2: Scotland's International Policy Framework and Priorities for 2018 (Alex Cole-Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 16/01/2018
Result - For: 79, Against: 31 Abstain: 0
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S5M-09887: Scotland's International Policy Framework and Priorities for 2018 (Fiona Hyslop)
Meeting Date: 16/01/2018
Result - For: 79, Against: 30 Abstain: 0
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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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