Richard Leonard MSP

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Meeting of the Parliament 20 September 2018 Business until 14:40 : 20 September 2018


Richard Leonard

Nicola Sturgeon says that education is the driving and defining priority of her Government. She says that she wants to be judged by her record on it, so let us lo...



Meeting of the Parliament 20 September 2018 Business until 14:40 : 20 September 2018


Richard Leonard

Last night, Parliament voted decisively to scrap primary 1 tests. We have a First Minister who talks a lot about the will of Par...



Meeting of the Parliament 20 September 2018 Business until 14:40 : 20 September 2018


2. Richard Leonard (Central Scotland) (Lab)

The Scottish Government still appears to believe that without standardised testing of five-year-olds, teachers will not be able to assess our children’s learning needs. Scotland’s teachers p...



Meeting of the Parliament 19 September 2018 [Draft] : 19 September 2018


Richard Leonard

Ministers must not now ignore the will of Parliament. [Interruption



Meeting of the Parliament 19 September 2018 [Draft] : 19 September 2018


Richard Leonard (Central Scotland) (Lab)

On a point of order, Presiding Officer. I rise to make a point of order under rule 8.17 of standing orders. Teachers told this Government that those tests were us...



Meeting of the Parliament 13 September 2018 [Draft] : 13 September 2018


Richard Leonard

The exact question that I asked was whether Nicola Sturgeon knew how many referrals for treatment had been rejected since she became First Minister. The answer is that almost 25,000 cases ha...



Meeting of the Parliament 13 September 2018 [Draft] : 13 September 2018


Richard Leonard

Let me be clear. I asked why things had got to crisis point under the First Minister’s watch, not what was in last week’s programme for government. After all, tha...



Meeting of the Parliament 13 September 2018 [Draft] : 13 September 2018


2. Richard Leonard (Central Scotland) (Lab)

Today’s Audit Scotland report reminds us that “Children living in low income households are thr...



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


Richard Leonard

To recap, here is what we know: the Deputy First Minister was told about pornographic material on this app in April, and the app remained online until June. The Government is only now lookin...



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


Richard Leonard

I accept that the First Minister took the app down, but that happened only on 11 June, after parents raised concerns with her. The Deputy First Minister was told ...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-13995.1: Violence Reduction in Scotland, Progress and Future Priorities (Liam Kerr)
Meeting Date: 20/09/2018
Result - For: 27, Against: 86 Abstain: 0
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S5M-13995: Violence Reduction in Scotland, Progress and Future Priorities (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 20/09/2018
Result - For: 86, Against: 0 Abstain: 26
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S5M-13945.1: Primary 1 Tests (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 19/09/2018
Result - For: 61, Against: 63 Abstain: 0
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S5M-13945: Primary 1 Tests (Liz Smith)
Meeting Date: 19/09/2018
Result - For: 63, Against: 61 Abstain: 0
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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-02602: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 13/09/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-02598: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 10/09/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-02539: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 30/08/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-02508: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 25/06/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-02478: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 14/06/2018 Show Full Question >>
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 >>

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