Ruth Davidson MSP

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Ruth Davidson MSP

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  • Member for: Edinburgh Central
  • Region: Lothian
  • Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Ruth is a member of the following Committees:

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Parliamentary Activities

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Meeting of the Parliament 22 February 2018 : 22 February 2018


Ruth Davidson

It is not unreasonable for the public to expect prisoners to serve their time. When cases such as the one that I have mentioned today emerge, the question from th...



Meeting of the Parliament 22 February 2018 : 22 February 2018


Ruth Davidson

I accept that this is an extreme case, but it taps into a wider public concern. Under current rules, prisoners can be allowed out of jail before their official re...



Meeting of the Parliament 22 February 2018 : 22 February 2018


Ruth Davidson

I thank the First Minister for her response. She is right to say that it is rare that we raise individual criminal cases in the chamber, but this example merits i...



Meeting of the Parliament 22 February 2018 : 22 February 2018


1. Ruth Davidson (Edinburgh Central) (Con)

Earlier today, killer Robbie McIntosh was sentenced for the attempted murder of Linda McDonald in Dundee—a crime committed while he was on home leave awaiting parole. Does the First Minister...



Meeting of the Parliament 21 February 2018 [Draft] : 21 February 2018


Ruth Davidson

I would like to ask the member whether such a long diatribe against individual members of my party shows more the reason why he has never graced the front benches...



Meeting of the Parliament 21 February 2018 [Draft] : 21 February 2018


Ruth Davidson (Edinburgh Central) (Con)

Will the member take an intervention?



Meeting of the Parliament 08 February 2018 [Draft] : 08 February 2018


Ruth Davidson

Let us look at the timeline for this appointment and at how other statutory watchdogs are appointed—for example, the Scottish Information Commissioner. That commi...



Meeting of the Parliament 08 February 2018 [Draft] : 08 February 2018


Ruth Davidson (Edinburgh Central) (Con)

Was there nothing on the telly?



Meeting of the Parliament 08 February 2018 [Draft] : 08 February 2018


Ruth Davidson

The First Minister stands here saying again, five months after she previously stood here saying it, that she cannot go further because that would require a change...



Meeting of the Parliament 08 February 2018 [Draft] : 08 February 2018


Ruth Davidson

I take my hat off to the rank-and-file officers who do the exemplary job that they do, but I think that they deserve better than they have had in the past five ye...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-10571.3: Scotland’s Population Needs and Migration Policy (Jackson Carlaw)
Meeting Date: 22/02/2018
Result - For: 26, Against: 82 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-10571.2: Scotland’s Population Needs and Migration Policy (Willie Rennie)
Meeting Date: 22/02/2018
Result - For: 4, Against: 104 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-10571: Scotland’s Population Needs and Migration Policy (Fiona Hyslop)
Meeting Date: 22/02/2018
Result - For: 78, Against: 30 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-10518: Budget (Scotland) (No.2) Bill (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 21/02/2018
Result - For: 70, Against: 56 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-10397: Scottish Rate Resolution (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 20/02/2018
Result - For: 67, Against: 50 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-10307.1: Stemming the Plastic Tide: Action to Tackle the Impact of Single-use Plastics on Land and in our Seas (Maurice Golden)
Meeting Date: 07/02/2018
Result - For: 34, Against: 62 Abstain: 26
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Not VotedDefeated
SP Bill 8: Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 10
Meeting Date: 01/02/2018
Result - For: 90, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 8: Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 11
Meeting Date: 01/02/2018
Result - For: 89, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
S5M-10218: Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Bill (Michael Matheson)
Meeting Date: 01/02/2018
Result - For: 118, Against: 1 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-10183.1: Budget (Scotland) (No.2) Bill (Murdo Fraser)
Meeting Date: 31/01/2018
Result - For: 30, Against: 95 Abstain: 0
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Motion S5M-10285.2: Ruth Davidson, Edinburgh Central, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 05/02/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-07923: Ruth Davidson, Edinburgh Central, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 26/09/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05282.4: Ruth Davidson, Edinburgh Central, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 24/04/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-04710.2: Ruth Davidson, Edinburgh Central, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 20/03/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-03173: Ruth Davidson, Edinburgh Central, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 15/12/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-01655: Ruth Davidson, Edinburgh Central, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 23/09/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-00601.1: Ruth Davidson, Edinburgh Central, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 27/06/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-13309: Ruth Davidson, Glasgow, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 28/05/2015 R Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11863: Ruth Davidson, Glasgow, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10/12/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11830: Ruth Davidson, Glasgow, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 08/12/2014 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5F-02054: Ruth Davidson, Edinburgh Central, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19/02/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-02018: Ruth Davidson, Edinburgh Central, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 01/02/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-01982: Ruth Davidson, Edinburgh Central, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 26/01/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-01944: Ruth Davidson, Edinburgh Central, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18/01/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-01914: Ruth Davidson, Edinburgh Central, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 11/01/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-01878: Ruth Davidson, Edinburgh Central, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 04/01/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-01849: Ruth Davidson, Edinburgh Central, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 15/12/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-01816: Ruth Davidson, Edinburgh Central, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 11/12/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-01782: Ruth Davidson, Edinburgh Central, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 04/12/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-01757: Ruth Davidson, Edinburgh Central, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 23/11/2017 Show Full Question >>

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