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

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Parliamentary Activities

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Meeting of the Parliament 22 September 2016 [Draft] : 22 September 2016


Ruth Davidson

We can all agree that reducing reoffending is important, but people and the public must have confidence that the sentence is appropriate for the crime, and that i...



Meeting of the Parliament 22 September 2016 [Draft] : 22 September 2016


Ruth Davidson

I thank the First Minister for her response and the manner in which we have been able to discuss what are sensitive issues. I know that everyone in the chamber wi...



Meeting of the Parliament 22 September 2016 [Draft] : 22 September 2016


Ruth Davidson

I thank the First Minister for that response but, although she recognises that 93 per cent of sentences in rape cases are custodial, that leaves 7 per cent that a...



Meeting of the Parliament 22 September 2016 [Draft] : 22 September 2016


Ruth Davidson

I agree with the Scottish Government that, in many cases, a community sentence may be the best option in sentencing, but does the First Minister agree that the cr...



Meeting of the Parliament 22 September 2016 [Draft] : 22 September 2016


1. Ruth Davidson (Edinburgh Central) (Con)

To ask the First Minister what engagements she has planned for the rest of the day. (S5F-00242)



Meeting of the Parliament 15 September 2016 [Draft] : 15 September 2016


Ruth Davidson

So it is now all the health boards’ fault that they have to spend £0.25 billion on locums because they cannot get regular staff. It is always someone else’s fault...



Meeting of the Parliament 15 September 2016 [Draft] : 15 September 2016


Ruth Davidson

The First Minister will not admit it, but the problem is, in part, due to the SNP Government’s failure to manage the NHS properly.



Meeting of the Parliament 15 September 2016 [Draft] : 15 September 2016


Ruth Davidson

I thank the First Minister for that reply, but she will know that the system is in trouble. If we take the situation with temporary staff, we were told by medics ...



Meeting of the Parliament 15 September 2016 [Draft] : 15 September 2016


Ruth Davidson

Doctors’ leaders have warned this week that the national health service will experience pockets of meltdown this winter. Does the First Minister think that her Government is doing enough to ...



Meeting of the Parliament 15 September 2016 [Draft] : 15 September 2016


1. Ruth Davidson (Edinburgh Central) (Con)

To ask the First Minister what engagements she has planned for the rest of the day. (S5F-00202)

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-01580.1: Reforming Local Taxation (Murdo Fraser)
Meeting Date: 22/09/2016
Result - For: 64, Against: 63 Abstain: 0
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S5M-01580.2: Reforming Local Taxation (Jackie Baillie)
Meeting Date: 22/09/2016
Result - For: 34, Against: 93 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-01580.3: Reforming Local Taxation (Andy Wightman)
Meeting Date: 22/09/2016
Result - For: 6, Against: 121 Abstain: 0
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S5M-01580: Reforming Local Taxation (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 22/09/2016
Result - For: 63, Against: 63 Abstain: 0, Casting Vote: Against
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ForDefeated
S5M-01554.4: NHS Scotland Staffing Crisis (Shona Robison)
Meeting Date: 21/09/2016
Result - For: 62, Against: 55 Abstain: 6
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AgainstCarried
S5M-01554: NHS Scotland Staffing Crisis (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 21/09/2016
Result - For: 62, Against: 54 Abstain: 6
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AgainstCarried
S5M-01531.1: Scotland’s Economy, Responding to the EU Referendum (Murdo Fraser)
Meeting Date: 20/09/2016
Result - For: 29, Against: 88 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-01531.3: Scotland’s Economy, Responding to the EU Referendum (Richard Leonard)
Meeting Date: 20/09/2016
Result - For: 87, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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S5M-01531: Scotland’s Economy, Responding to the EU Referendum (Keith Brown)
Meeting Date: 20/09/2016
Result - For: 87, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-01412.2: Implications of the EU Referendum Result and UK Negotiating Position (Jackson Carlaw)
Meeting Date: 14/09/2016
Result - For: 29, Against: 93 Abstain: 0
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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 >>
Motion S4M-10843.1.2: Ruth Davidson, Glasgow, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 20/08/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10154: Ruth Davidson, Glasgow, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 28/05/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08707.1: Ruth Davidson, Glasgow, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 06/01/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08501: Ruth Davidson, Glasgow, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 03/12/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-07619: Ruth Davidson, Glasgow, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 06/09/2013 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5F-00283: Ruth Davidson, Edinburgh Central, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 26/09/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-00242: Ruth Davidson, Edinburgh Central, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19/09/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-00202: Ruth Davidson, Edinburgh Central, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12/09/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-00159: Ruth Davidson, Edinburgh Central, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 05/09/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-02161: Ruth Davidson, Edinburgh Central, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 25/08/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-02159: Ruth Davidson, Edinburgh Central, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 25/08/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-02162: Ruth Davidson, Edinburgh Central, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 25/08/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-02160: Ruth Davidson, Edinburgh Central, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 25/08/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-02158: Ruth Davidson, Edinburgh Central, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 25/08/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-00112: Ruth Davidson, Edinburgh Central, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 27/06/2016 Show Full Question >>

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