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 19 April 2018 [Draft] : 19 April 2018


Ruth Davidson

If the First Minister had bothered to listen to my first question, she would know that the party that I am in charge of has never held any meetings or had any con...



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


Ruth Davidson

Let us get back to questions to the First Minister. Transparency SNP-style is to fling out allegations at opponents, fail to set out your own record, deny that yo...



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


Ruth Davidson

But, First Minister, it was not the UK Conservative Party that was caught out spreading allegations about others—that was all on you.



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


1. Ruth Davidson (Edinburgh Central) (Con)

No representative of the Scottish Conservative Party or consultant who works for it has ever met the disgraced data-harvesting company Cambridge Analytica or its parent company.

Meeting of the Parliament 29 March 2018 : 29 March 2018


Ruth Davidson

I am delighted that the First Minister mentioned the Fraser of Allander institute’s report on the Scottish Government. If the Presiding Officer will permit me the...



Meeting of the Parliament 29 March 2018 : 29 March 2018


Ruth Davidson

Here is where we stand. Scotland is economically underperforming now. The First Minister says that Brexit is to blame, but there is still a year to go. We have ha...



Meeting of the Parliament 29 March 2018 : 29 March 2018


Ruth Davidson

The truth of it is clear. If strategies and press releases were enough to grow the Scottish economy, we would be steaming ahead by now, but as it is, we are trapp...



Meeting of the Parliament 29 March 2018 : 29 March 2018


Ruth Davidson (Edinburgh Central) (Con)

The rate of economic growth in Scotland is a third of the rate in the UK as a whole. Also, the Scottish National Party’s economic plan has been lost in the weeds thanks to a myriad of differ...



Meeting of the Parliament 22 March 2018 [Draft] : 22 March 2018


Ruth Davidson

I started my questions today by saying that where or if progress has been made, we welcome it. However, the fundamental point is that if we are going to close the...



Meeting of the Parliament 22 March 2018 [Draft] : 22 March 2018


Ruth Davidson

The First Minister knows that there are serious questions about other parts of her attainment challenge scheme. Yes, there are millions of pounds in the attainmen...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-11695.2: Safe Injection Services (Annie Wells)
Meeting Date: 19/04/2018
Result - For: 27, Against: 80 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-11695.3: Safe Injection Services (Anas Sarwar)
Meeting Date: 19/04/2018
Result - For: 47, Against: 54 Abstain: 6
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ForDefeated
S5M-11695.1: Safe Injection Services (Alex Cole-Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 19/04/2018
Result - For: 9, Against: 98 Abstain: 0
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S5M-11695: Safe Injection Services (Aileen Campbell)
Meeting Date: 19/04/2018
Result - For: 79, Against: 27 Abstain: 1
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AgainstCarried
S5M-11347.1: Scotland’s Support for the (UNESCO) Convention for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage (Rachael Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 29/03/2018
Result - For: 27, Against: 78 Abstain: 0
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S5M-11289.2: Better Buses (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2018
Result - For: 63, Against: 51 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-11289: Better Buses (John Finnie)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2018
Result - For: 109, Against: 0 Abstain: 5
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ForCarried
S5M-11290.2.1: Scrap the Council Tax (Murdo Fraser)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2018
Result - For: 28, Against: 86 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-11290.2: Scrap the Council Tax (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2018
Result - For: 86, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-11290.1: Scrap the Council Tax (James Kelly)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2018
Result - For: 23, Against: 91 Abstain: 0
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Motion S5M-11775: Ruth Davidson, Edinburgh Central, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 20/04/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-10992: Ruth Davidson, Edinburgh Central, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 13/03/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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 >>
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Question S5F-02256: Ruth Davidson, Edinburgh Central, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19/04/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-02216: Ruth Davidson, Edinburgh Central, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 05/04/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-02184: Ruth Davidson, Edinburgh Central, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22/03/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-02159: Ruth Davidson, Edinburgh Central, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 15/03/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-02134: Ruth Davidson, Edinburgh Central, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 09/03/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-02110: Ruth Davidson, Edinburgh Central, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 05/03/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-02076: Ruth Davidson, Edinburgh Central, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22/02/2018 Show Full Question >>
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 >>

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