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Meeting of the Parliament 25 April 2017 Business until 16:55 : 25 April 2017


Ben Macpherson (Edinburgh Northern and Leith) (SNP)

I am obligated to remind the Parliament that I am a parliamentary liaison officer to the office of the First Minister of Scotland—a First Minister who is one of f...



Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 20 April 2017 [Draft] : 20 April 2017


Ben Macpherson

—and those working as public servants and beyond to increase awareness among the public and other service providers of the level of demand for policing and its co...



Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 20 April 2017 [Draft] : 20 April 2017


Ben Macpherson (Edinburgh Northern and Leith) (SNP)

On the point that Calum Steele has just made, is there a responsibility on all of us as politicians—



Social Security Committee 20 April 2017 [Draft] : 20 April 2017


Ben Macpherson

Thank you. It is a holistic issue so it is good to get that on the record.



Social Security Committee 20 April 2017 [Draft] : 20 April 2017


Ben Macpherson

I have a quick point for Emma Trottier and Engender. You made reference to childcare in some of your previous answers. There is a commitment from the Scottish Gov...



Social Security Committee 20 April 2017 [Draft] : 20 April 2017


Ben Macpherson

In your written submissions, you both comment on interim targets. Can you detail your thoughts on them and why you think that they are important?



Social Security Committee 20 April 2017 [Draft] : 20 April 2017


Ben Macpherson

In that mode of thinking, will the bill create useful leadership, initiative, direction and focus—the things that Dr Margaret Hannah picked up on at the beginning of our discussion—in order ...



Social Security Committee 20 April 2017 [Draft] : 20 April 2017


Ben Macpherson (Edinburgh Northern and Leith) (SNP)

We spoke earlier about the attainment gap. It is interesting that Barnardo’s Scotland stated recently:



Meeting of the Parliament 19 April 2017 [Draft] : 19 April 2017


Ben Macpherson (Edinburgh Northern and Leith) (SNP)

Presiding Officer, I have discussed with you why I need to leave the debate early and am grateful for your understanding. I apologise to members because I must, because of prior commitments,...



Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 30 March 2017 : 30 March 2017


Ben Macpherson

I look forward to reading that with interest.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-05282.4: Child Tax Credit Cuts (Ruth Davidson)
Meeting Date: 25/04/2017
Result - For: 31, Against: 91 Abstain: 0
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S5M-05282.1: Child Tax Credit Cuts (Kezia Dugdale)
Meeting Date: 25/04/2017
Result - For: 91, Against: 31 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-05282.2: Child Tax Credit Cuts (Alison Johnstone)
Meeting Date: 25/04/2017
Result - For: 91, Against: 31 Abstain: 0
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S5M-05282: Child Tax Credit Cuts (Nicola Sturgeon)
Meeting Date: 25/04/2017
Result - For: 91, Against: 31 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-05283: Air Departure Tax (Scotland) Bill (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 25/04/2017
Result - For: 112, Against: 4 Abstain: 6
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ForCarried
S5M-04995: Air Departure Tax (Scotland) Bill: Financial Resolution (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 25/04/2017
Result - For: 111, Against: 4 Abstain: 6
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ForCarried
S5M-05185.3: Defence Basing Reforms and the Impact on Scotland (Jackson Carlaw)
Meeting Date: 20/04/2017
Result - For: 31, Against: 80 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-05185.1: Defence Basing Reforms and the Impact on Scotland (David Stewart)
Meeting Date: 20/04/2017
Result - For: 74, Against: 36 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-05185: Defence Basing Reforms and the Impact on Scotland (Keith Brown)
Meeting Date: 20/04/2017
Result - For: 74, Against: 37 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-05172.3: Scotland's Economy (Keith Brown)
Meeting Date: 19/04/2017
Result - For: 62, Against: 55 Abstain: 0
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Motion S5M-04300: Ben Macpherson, Edinburgh Northern and Leith, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28/02/2017 R Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-08777: Ben Macpherson, Edinburgh Northern and Leith, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11/04/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-00640: Ben Macpherson, Edinburgh Northern and Leith, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 01/02/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-06577: Ben Macpherson, Edinburgh Northern and Leith, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/01/2017 Show Full Question >>
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Question S5O-00532: Ben Macpherson, Edinburgh Northern and Leith, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/12/2016 Show Full Question >>
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