Shona Robison MSP

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Shona Robison MSP

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  • Member for: Dundee City East
  • Region: North East Scotland
  • Party: Scottish National Party

Shona is a member of the following Committees:

Shona is a member of the following Cross-Party Groups:

Parliamentary Activities

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Health and Sport Committee 06 February 2018 : 06 February 2018


Shona Robison

Someone—it might have been Sandra White—mentioned the importance of the language that is used, and I think there is something in that. Rather than compartmentalis...



Health and Sport Committee 06 February 2018 : 06 February 2018


Shona Robison

It is probably one factor, although Mr Stewart is right in saying that it does some really good work. We want local partnerships to analyse their problems, so tha...



Health and Sport Committee 06 February 2018 : 06 February 2018


Shona Robison

We have been very open to looking at best practice elsewhere. For example, we have been trialling the Buurtzorg model here with the aim of empowering front-line s...



Health and Sport Committee 06 February 2018 : 06 February 2018


Shona Robison

The solution involves the cost-of-care calculator bringing transparency to all aspects—not just what is paid through the national care home contract but what is n...



Health and Sport Committee 06 February 2018 : 06 February 2018


Shona Robison

Let me address first the issue of the living wage. The Government’s decision to provide public money to the private sector to help it to pay its staff the living ...



Health and Sport Committee 06 February 2018 : 06 February 2018


Shona Robison

You are right that the picture on discharged discharges is that there are continual reductions. They are 10 per cent less than last year, and in 34 of the past 35...



Health and Sport Committee 06 February 2018 : 06 February 2018


Shona Robison

Exactly. The funding is not new money.



Health and Sport Committee 06 February 2018 : 06 February 2018


Shona Robison

There have been negotiations on what should come to us, but they have, I understand, been quite difficult. Geoff Huggins’s point was that there should be no detri...



Health and Sport Committee 06 February 2018 : 06 February 2018


Shona Robison

There undoubtedly needs to be a bespoke solution for Edinburgh, and for the Lothians more generally. The local market is extremely challenging, and we are already...



Health and Sport Committee 06 February 2018 : 06 February 2018


Shona Robison

I agree. It should not matter what the tenure is; it is the care needs of the person who is living in the property that matter. It should not matter whether the p...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
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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AgainstDefeated
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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AgainstDefeated
S5M-10183.2: Budget (Scotland) (No.2) Bill (James Kelly)
Meeting Date: 31/01/2018
Result - For: 23, Against: 102 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-10183: Budget (Scotland) (No.2) Bill (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 31/01/2018
Result - For: 69, Against: 56 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-10159: Gender Representation on Public Boards (Scotland) Bill (Angela Constance)
Meeting Date: 30/01/2018
Result - For: 88, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-10072: Offensive Behaviour at Football and Threatening Communications (Repeal) (Scotland) Bill (James Kelly)
Meeting Date: 25/01/2018
Result - For: 65, Against: 61 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-10038.1: Justice (Michael Matheson)
Meeting Date: 24/01/2018
Result - For: 64, Against: 57 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried

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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Motion S5M-10338: Shona Robison, Dundee City East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 06/02/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-09218.4: Shona Robison, Dundee City East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28/11/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-08536.2: Shona Robison, Dundee City East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 31/10/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05479.3: Shona Robison, Dundee City East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 09/05/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05312.2: Shona Robison, Dundee City East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/04/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-04324: Shona Robison, Dundee City East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28/02/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-04122: Shona Robison, Dundee City East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20/02/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-03893: Shona Robison, Dundee City East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 07/02/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-03631: Shona Robison, Dundee City East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/01/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-03440.4: Shona Robison, Dundee City East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/01/2017 Show Full Motion >>
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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Question S3W-26491: Shona Robison, Dundee East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 14/08/2009 Show Full Question >>
Question S2O-12337: Shona Robison, Dundee East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 07/03/2007 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-32068: Shona Robison, Dundee East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27/02/2007 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-32067: Shona Robison, Dundee East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27/02/2007 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-32069: Shona Robison, Dundee East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27/02/2007 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-32077: Shona Robison, Dundee East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27/02/2007 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-32076: Shona Robison, Dundee East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27/02/2007 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-32073: Shona Robison, Dundee East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27/02/2007 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-31966: Shona Robison, Dundee East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23/02/2007 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-31964: Shona Robison, Dundee East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23/02/2007 Show Full Question >>

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