Richard Leonard MSP

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Meeting of the Parliament 14 June 2018 [Draft] : 14 June 2018


Richard Leonard

You do not listen.



Meeting of the Parliament 14 June 2018 [Draft] : 14 June 2018


Richard Leonard

These tests have been flawed from the very start. They were delivered late, £2 million over budget and cause weeks of valuable teaching time to be lost. This morn...



Meeting of the Parliament 14 June 2018 [Draft] : 14 June 2018


Richard Leonard

That is rather unfortunate, because the hummingbird’s beak question is one of the Government’s standardised assessment literacy questions for five-year-olds. Little wonder that Scotland’s te...



Meeting of the Parliament 07 June 2018 [Draft] : 07 June 2018


Richard Leonard

The question that I asked was how much Shona Robison’s broken promises on delayed discharge had cost the health service in Scotland since 2015. The answer is £392...



Meeting of the Parliament 07 June 2018 [Draft] : 07 June 2018


Richard Leonard

To be absolutely clear, more than three years ago, Shona Robison made a promise to the people of Scotland



Meeting of the Parliament 07 June 2018 [Draft] : 07 June 2018


2. Richard Leonard (Central Scotland) (Lab)

On Wednesday 25 February 2015, the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Sport told the BBC’s “Good Morning Scotland” programme:



Meeting of the Parliament 31 May 2018 [Draft] : 31 May 2018


Richard Leonard

One in 13 patients waited too long when Nicola Sturgeon became First Minister. Today, it is one in five. That is a 171 per cent increase in the number of patients...



Meeting of the Parliament 31 May 2018 [Draft] : 31 May 2018


Richard Leonard

The action that is being taken is not working. Dr Baxter goes on to say:



Meeting of the Parliament 31 May 2018 [Draft] : 31 May 2018


2. Richard Leonard (Central Scotland) (Lab)

Presiding officer, “Radiology services in Scotland are in need of resuscitatio...



Meeting of the Parliament 24 May 2018 [Draft] : 24 May 2018


Richard Leonard

In fact, the number of patients seen has gone down. In 2017, 28,000 fewer patients were seen than in 2015 but more people waited longer.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
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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S5M-12706: Health (Alex Cole-Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 13/06/2018
Result - For: 62, Against: 0 Abstain: 62
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ForCarried
S5M-12708.4: Finance and the Constitution (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 13/06/2018
Result - For: 68, Against: 56 Abstain: 0
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S5M-12708: Finance and the Constitution (Willie Rennie)
Meeting Date: 13/06/2018
Result - For: 67, Against: 56 Abstain: 0
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S5M-12741: Approval of SSI (Joe FitzPatrick)
Meeting Date: 13/06/2018
Result - For: 103, Against: 21 Abstain: 0
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S5M-12690.2: Improving the Lives of Scotland’s Gypsy/Travellers (John Finnie)
Meeting Date: 12/06/2018
Result - For: 76, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
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S5M-12573: Historical Sexual Offences (Pardons and Disregards) (Scotland) Bill (Michael Matheson)
Meeting Date: 06/06/2018
Result - For: 119, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-12483: Housing (Amendment) (Scotland) Bill (Kevin Stewart)
Meeting Date: 31/05/2018
Result - For: 114, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
SP Bill 15: Islands (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 17
Meeting Date: 30/05/2018
Result - For: 94, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 15: Islands (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 8
Meeting Date: 30/05/2018
Result - For: 89, Against: 34 Abstain: 0
ForCarried

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Motion S5M-12842: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 15/06/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-10285.1: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/02/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-09513.2: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/12/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-09367: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 04/12/2017 R Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-07165: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/08/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05630.2: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/05/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05404: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 28/04/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05260: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20/04/2017 R Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-04431: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 03/03/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-03898.1: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 08/02/2017 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5F-02450: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 07/06/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-02418: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 31/05/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-02395: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 24/05/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-02359: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/05/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-02331: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 10/05/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-02312: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 03/05/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-02289: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 26/04/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-02257: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 19/04/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-02217: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/04/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-02185: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 22/03/2018 Show Full Question >>

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