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Meeting of the Parliament 22 March 2017 [Draft] : 22 March 2017


Alex Neil

I am saying that the realpolitik is that we might end up with one deal with two parts, because there is an exiting aspect and a future trading relationships aspect. If we live in the real wo...



Meeting of the Parliament 22 March 2017 [Draft] : 22 March 2017


Alex Neil

I will give way in a minute. I support the Government’s motion on the ...



Meeting of the Parliament 22 March 2017 [Draft] : 22 March 2017


Alex Neil (Airdrie and Shotts) (SNP)

On a personal note, I thank you, Presiding Officer, Paul Grice, the staff and all my friends across the chamber for the messages of best wishes and support during my recent illness. You will...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 16 March 2017 [Draft] : 16 March 2017


Alex Neil

When do you reckon we will have 500 additional health visitors actually working?



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 16 March 2017 [Draft] : 16 March 2017


Alex Neil

I would like to ask a supplementary to that, because it is now three years since we decided to increase the number of health visitors by 500. How many of those 50...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 16 March 2017 [Draft] : 16 March 2017


Alex Neil

No—I think that Paul Gray has offered to come back to us.



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 16 March 2017 [Draft] : 16 March 2017


Alex Neil

As an example, in a delivery plan, I would expect to see figures relating to where, when and why money is being spent and what you are doing differently that will...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 16 March 2017 [Draft] : 16 March 2017


Alex Neil

I do not dispute any of that—all of it is right. However, when you read the document, it looks like a mixture of a statement of intent and a wish list, rather tha...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 16 March 2017 [Draft] : 16 March 2017


Alex Neil

I think that we are all familiar with the overall funding figures, but the issue in a delivery plan such as this is the distribution of the funding. If we just co...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 16 March 2017 [Draft] : 16 March 2017


Alex Neil

I agree with all of that and would not object to any of it, but there are matters that I do not see in the plan. For example,

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-04472.1: Local Government Finance (Scotland) Order 2017 [draft] (Alex Rowley)
Meeting Date: 09/03/2017
Result - For: 57, Against: 66 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-04472: Local Government Finance (Scotland) Order 2017 [draft] (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 09/03/2017
Result - For: 66, Against: 26 Abstain: 31
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ForCarried
S5M-04456.2: The Scottish Government and Education, 10 Years of Letting Down Teachers, Parents and Pupils (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 08/03/2017
Result - For: 62, Against: 63 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-04456: The Scottish Government and Education, 10 Years of Letting Down Teachers, Parents and Pupils (Iain Gray)
Meeting Date: 08/03/2017
Result - For: 63, Against: 62 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-04474: Business Motion (Joe FitzPatrick)
Meeting Date: 07/03/2017
Result - For: 79, Against: 0 Abstain: 16
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-04440.1: International Women's Day (Annie Wells)
Meeting Date: 07/03/2017
Result - For: 27, Against: 81 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-04440.2: International Women's Day (Monica Lennon)
Meeting Date: 07/03/2017
Result - For: 82, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-04440: International Women's Day (Angela Constance)
Meeting Date: 07/03/2017
Result - For: 82, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-04324.2: Scottish Patient Safety Programme (Anas Sarwar)
Meeting Date: 02/03/2017
Result - For: 62, Against: 61 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-04324.3: Scottish Patient Safety Programme (Alex Cole-Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 02/03/2017
Result - For: 62, Against: 61 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried

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Motion S5M-04734: Alex Neil, Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20/03/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-04527: Alex Neil, Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 08/03/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-03519: Alex Neil, Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/01/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-03485: Alex Neil, Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18/01/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-02726: Alex Neil, Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 24/11/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-02690: Alex Neil, Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 22/11/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-02462: Alex Neil, Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10/11/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-02133: Alex Neil, Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26/10/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-02134: Alex Neil, Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26/10/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-01510.1: Alex Neil, Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27/09/2016 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-08369: Alex Neil, Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23/03/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-08013: Alex Neil, Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13/03/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-08017: Alex Neil, Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13/03/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-08021: Alex Neil, Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13/03/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-08012: Alex Neil, Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13/03/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-08015: Alex Neil, Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13/03/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-08023: Alex Neil, Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13/03/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-06844: Alex Neil, Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 02/02/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-06831: Alex Neil, Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 02/02/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-06832: Alex Neil, Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 02/02/2017 Show Full Question >>

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