Rhoda Grant MSP

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Rhoda Grant MSP

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  • Member for: Highlands and Islands
  • Party: Scottish Labour

Rhoda is a member of the following Committees:

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Parliamentary Activities

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Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 26 April 2017 [Draft] : 26 April 2017


Rhoda Grant

I have another question, on mapping fibre and making it publicly available. Communities could be finding their own solutions if they knew where the fibre was. In ...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 26 April 2017 [Draft] : 26 April 2017


Rhoda Grant

Yes. Regulation is an issue. The Scottish Government is talking about working with you and the UK Government to make the regulation more fit for our geography. What can you do to help with t...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 26 April 2017 [Draft] : 26 April 2017


Rhoda Grant

You are obviously aware of the Scottish Government’s refreshed digital strategy. Do you have any broad comments on it? More specifically, will it deliver on the p...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 26 April 2017 [Draft] : 26 April 2017


Rhoda Grant

Have studies been completed to see what the compliance is, or is that evidence anecdotal?



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 26 April 2017 [Draft] : 26 April 2017


Rhoda Grant

I assume that there has been no intervention because accidents involving school buses are relatively rare—that does not mean that there is 100 per cent compliance...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 26 April 2017 [Draft] : 26 April 2017


Rhoda Grant

I have two questions that follow on from that. When someone sends their children to school, the school takes over the parental responsibility for the children. Th...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 26 April 2017 [Draft] : 26 April 2017


Rhoda Grant (Highlands and Islands) (Lab)

The bill is about fitting seat belts in buses, but there is nothing in the bill that enforces the wearing of the seat belts. What measures need to be in place to make sure that young people ...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 19 April 2017 [Draft] : 19 April 2017


Rhoda Grant

As it stands, the legislation only makes it clear that seat belts should be fitted on buses—it says nothing about wearing them, because that is a reserved matter....



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 19 April 2017 [Draft] : 19 April 2017


Rhoda Grant

We have touched on how we could enforce the wearing of seat belts. Eileen Prior said that parents must ensure that children wear seat belts in cars, so surely bus drivers could do the same o...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 19 April 2017 [Draft] : 19 April 2017


Rhoda Grant

I apologise; obviously I have not been clear. I am saying that farmers and crofters are small businesses, and they do not engage in conferences, expert working gr...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-05312.2: Carers and Social Care (Shona Robison)
Meeting Date: 26/04/2017
Result - For: 66, Against: 44 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-05312.1: Carers and Social Care (Annie Wells)
Meeting Date: 26/04/2017
Result - For: 28, Against: 82 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-05312.3: Carers and Social Care (Colin Smyth)
Meeting Date: 26/04/2017
Result - For: 48, Against: 62 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-05312: Carers and Social Care (Alison Johnstone)
Meeting Date: 26/04/2017
Result - For: 82, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-05333: Approval of SSI (Joe FitzPatrick)
Meeting Date: 26/04/2017
Result - For: 104, Against: 6 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-05282.4: Child Tax Credit Cuts (Ruth Davidson)
Meeting Date: 25/04/2017
Result - For: 31, Against: 91 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-05282.1: Child Tax Credit Cuts (Kezia Dugdale)
Meeting Date: 25/04/2017
Result - For: 91, Against: 31 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-05282.2: Child Tax Credit Cuts (Alison Johnstone)
Meeting Date: 25/04/2017
Result - For: 91, Against: 31 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-05282: Child Tax Credit Cuts (Nicola Sturgeon)
Meeting Date: 25/04/2017
Result - For: 91, Against: 31 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-05283: Air Departure Tax (Scotland) Bill (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 25/04/2017
Result - For: 112, Against: 4 Abstain: 6
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Not VotedCarried

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Motion S5M-05205: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 19/04/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-03950: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 08/02/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-03573.2: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 23/01/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-03463.1: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/01/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-03438.1: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/01/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-03285: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/01/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-03281: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/01/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-02922.2: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 06/12/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-02744: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 24/11/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-02724: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 23/11/2016 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5O-00921: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 26/04/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-08959: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 24/04/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-08539: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 30/03/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-08531: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 30/03/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-00782: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 07/03/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-07671: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 02/03/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-07250: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 15/02/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-06697: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 30/01/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-06698: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 30/01/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-05905: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 22/12/2016 R Show Full Question >>

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