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Meeting of the Parliament 23 March 2017 [Draft] : 23 March 2017


Ben Macpherson (Edinburgh Northern and Leith) (SNP)

Today we stand united against terrorism and in solidarity with all those who are affected by such extremism and crimes against humanity. I want to thank the Presiding Officer for allowing ti...



Justice Committee 21 March 2017 [Draft] : 21 March 2017


Ben Macpherson

It is helpful to get an indication of where things are right now. Considering different arrangements is an appropriate course of action, given that individuals will have pension conditions t...



Justice Committee 21 March 2017 [Draft] : 21 March 2017


Ben Macpherson

I will follow on in the same vein as the convener and ask about terms and conditions. First, however, I must say how encouraging it is to see the enthusiasm for partnership and collaborative...



Justice Committee 21 March 2017 [Draft] : 21 March 2017


Ben Macpherson

But overall, you are reassured by the level of engagement.



Justice Committee 21 March 2017 [Draft] : 21 March 2017


Ben Macpherson (Edinburgh Northern and Leith) (SNP)

It is on a point that was raised earlier, convener.



Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 16 March 2017 [Draft] : 16 March 2017


Ben Macpherson

A lot of that concerns operational strategising. The appointment of the chief financial officer will, obviously, be a key element of that. Will there be on-going ...



Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 16 March 2017 [Draft] : 16 March 2017


Ben Macpherson (Edinburgh Northern and Leith) (SNP)

Much of what I wanted to cover has already been touched on by Rona Mackay and Liam McArthur, but perhaps there is still some more information to be provided on ce...



Justice Committee 14 March 2017 [Draft] : 14 March 2017


Ben Macpherson

As Rona Mackay pointed out, there is no perception here that the British Transport Police is broken. As I understand it, the proposed approach is about enhancing ...



Justice Committee 14 March 2017 [Draft] : 14 March 2017


Ben Macpherson

But, with respect, I do not think that anything like that is being proposed here.



Justice Committee 14 March 2017 [Draft] : 14 March 2017


Ben Macpherson (Edinburgh Northern and Leith) (SNP)

It is important to bear in mind that there is a collective determination to maintain a transport policing ethos, no matter how Parliament chooses to proceed. Contrary to what Douglas Ross ha...

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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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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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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ForCarried
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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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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ForCarried
S5M-04440: International Women's Day (Angela Constance)
Meeting Date: 07/03/2017
Result - For: 82, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
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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AgainstCarried
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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AgainstCarried

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Motion S5M-04617: Ben Macpherson, Edinburgh Northern and Leith, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 14/03/2017 Show Full Motion >>
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Motion S5M-04437: Ben Macpherson, Edinburgh Northern and Leith, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/03/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-04359: Ben Macpherson, Edinburgh Northern and Leith, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 01/03/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-04300: Ben Macpherson, Edinburgh Northern and Leith, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28/02/2017 R Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-04257: Ben Macpherson, Edinburgh Northern and Leith, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 24/02/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-04130: Ben Macpherson, Edinburgh Northern and Leith, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/02/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-04041: Ben Macpherson, Edinburgh Northern and Leith, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 14/02/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-03955: Ben Macpherson, Edinburgh Northern and Leith, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 09/02/2017 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-06577: Ben Macpherson, Edinburgh Northern and Leith, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/01/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-06533: Ben Macpherson, Edinburgh Northern and Leith, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 24/01/2017 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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Question S5O-00462: Ben Macpherson, Edinburgh Northern and Leith, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/12/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-05227: Ben Macpherson, Edinburgh Northern and Leith, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 30/11/2016 Show Full Question >>
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