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Social Security Committee 05 October 2017 [Draft] : 05 October 2017


Adam Tomkins

I think that, for the record, it is important to note that there is a difference between the power to top up benefits and a power to create new benefits. There is...



Social Security Committee 05 October 2017 [Draft] : 05 October 2017


Adam Tomkins

Yes, please. That would be helpful.



Social Security Committee 05 October 2017 [Draft] : 05 October 2017


Adam Tomkins

Thank you. I have a final question. Would you like the bill make express provision for the creation of new benefits?



Social Security Committee 05 October 2017 [Draft] : 05 October 2017


Adam Tomkins

Is that also the view of the other witnesses?



Social Security Committee 05 October 2017 [Draft] : 05 October 2017


Adam Tomkins

I want to take up the point that Mr Smith mentioned in his opening remarks about the relationship in the bill between primary and secondary legislation. The commi...



Social Security Committee 05 October 2017 [Draft] : 05 October 2017


Adam Tomkins

There is no provision in the bill to enable Scottish ministers to exercise their power under the Scotland Act 2016 to create new benefits. Should there be such a ...



Social Security Committee 05 October 2017 [Draft] : 05 October 2017


Adam Tomkins

That was a full and helpful answer. You are right that that is the area that the committee is concerned about.



Social Security Committee 05 October 2017 [Draft] : 05 October 2017


Adam Tomkins (Glasgow) (Con)

I want to ask about the structure of the bill. We have explored in previous evidence sessions a number of questions about that, including the legal status of the ...



Finance and Constitution Committee 04 October 2017 [Draft] : 04 October 2017


Adam Tomkins

All right—thank you very much.



Finance and Constitution Committee 04 October 2017 [Draft] : 04 October 2017


Adam Tomkins

In your “Brexit and Devolution” paper, which was published in June, the Welsh Government said that withdrawing from the European Union in a manner that respects a...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-08035.2: Roll out of Universal Credit (Adam Tomkins)
Meeting Date: 03/10/2017
Result - For: 23, Against: 75 Abstain: 0
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S5M-08035.4: Roll out of Universal Credit (Alex Rowley)
Meeting Date: 03/10/2017
Result - For: 75, Against: 23 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-08035.1: Roll out of Universal Credit (Alison Johnstone)
Meeting Date: 03/10/2017
Result - For: 75, Against: 23 Abstain: 0
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S5M-08035.3: Roll out of Universal Credit (Alex Cole-Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 03/10/2017
Result - For: 75, Against: 23 Abstain: 0
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S5M-08035: Roll out of Universal Credit (Jeane Freeman)
Meeting Date: 03/10/2017
Result - For: 75, Against: 23 Abstain: 0
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S5M-07774: Contract (Third Party Rights) (Scotland) Bill (Annabelle Ewing)
Meeting Date: 21/09/2017
Result - For: 109, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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S5M-07750.4: Finance (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 20/09/2017
Result - For: 61, Against: 63 Abstain: 0
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S5M-07750.1: Finance (Murdo Fraser)
Meeting Date: 20/09/2017
Result - For: 30, Against: 94 Abstain: 0
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S5M-07750.3: Finance (Patrick Harvie)
Meeting Date: 20/09/2017
Result - For: 6, Against: 58 Abstain: 60
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S5M-07750.2: Finance (Willie Rennie)
Meeting Date: 20/09/2017
Result - For: 5, Against: 59 Abstain: 60
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Motion S5M-08088: Adam Tomkins, Glasgow, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 03/10/2017 R Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-08035.2: Adam Tomkins, Glasgow, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 02/10/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-07917: Adam Tomkins, Glasgow, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 26/09/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-07838: Adam Tomkins, Glasgow, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21/09/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-07839: Adam Tomkins, Glasgow, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21/09/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-07663: Adam Tomkins, Glasgow, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 13/09/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-07666: Adam Tomkins, Glasgow, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 13/09/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-07613: Adam Tomkins, Glasgow, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 11/09/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-07353: Adam Tomkins, Glasgow, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 30/08/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-07060: Adam Tomkins, Glasgow, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 08/08/2017 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-11591: Adam Tomkins, Glasgow, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 27/09/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-11590: Adam Tomkins, Glasgow, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 27/09/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-11592: Adam Tomkins, Glasgow, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 27/09/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-11593: Adam Tomkins, Glasgow, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 27/09/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-11553: Adam Tomkins, Glasgow, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 26/09/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-11554: Adam Tomkins, Glasgow, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 26/09/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-11531: Adam Tomkins, Glasgow, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 26/09/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-11530: Adam Tomkins, Glasgow, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 26/09/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-11474: Adam Tomkins, Glasgow, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21/09/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-11357: Adam Tomkins, Glasgow, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18/09/2017 Show Full Question >>

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