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Meeting of the Parliament 24 April 2018 [Draft] : 24 April 2018


Ben Macpherson (Edinburgh Northern and Leith) (SNP)

I welcome the opportunity to speak in this important debate on the Scottish Government’s new national plan for Gaelic and its overarching aim to help to create a secure future for Gaelic in ...



Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 19 April 2018 [Draft] : 19 April 2018


Ben Macpherson

Thank you.



Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 19 April 2018 [Draft] : 19 April 2018


Ben Macpherson (Edinburgh Northern and Leith) (SNP)

You spoke about your correspondence with representatives in advance of this meeting and the correspondence you received back from them about delays. Was there evidence that that was an issue...



Meeting of the Parliament 19 April 2018 [Draft] : 19 April 2018


Ben Macpherson

As well as warmly welcoming those from Syria who have made Scotland their home, I would like to take the opportunity to pay tribute to all those organisations tha...



Meeting of the Parliament 19 April 2018 [Draft] : 19 April 2018


4. Ben Macpherson (Edinburgh Northern and Leith) (SNP)

I remind members that I am a parliamentary liaison officer to the First Minister.



Social Security Committee 16 April 2018 [Draft] : 16 April 2018


Ben Macpherson

Obviously, I welcome that. That is demonstrative of the fact that split payments could be made to happen if there was a commitment on both sides to work together ...



Social Security Committee 16 April 2018 [Draft] : 16 April 2018


Ben Macpherson

Sure. I welcome the fact that you are showing the Parliament the respect that it deserves and accepting that it is more than Lincolnshire County Council—with all due respect to Lincolnshire ...



Social Security Committee 16 April 2018 [Draft] : 16 April 2018


Ben Macpherson (Edinburgh Northern and Leith) (SNP)

Good morning, secretary of state. Welcome to the Scottish Parliament. It is good to see you here, following your predecessor’s appearance before us. <...



Social Security Committee 29 March 2018 [Draft] : 29 March 2018


Ben Macpherson

Good morning. As well as sitting on this committee, I sit on the Justice Committee, which has been conducting an inquiry into the increased use of alternative dispute resolution. You will no...



Social Security Committee 29 March 2018 [Draft] : 29 March 2018


Ben Macpherson (Edinburgh Northern and Leith) (SNP)

It is a separate question, in fact.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-11695.2: Safe Injection Services (Annie Wells)
Meeting Date: 19/04/2018
Result - For: 27, Against: 80 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-11695.3: Safe Injection Services (Anas Sarwar)
Meeting Date: 19/04/2018
Result - For: 47, Against: 54 Abstain: 6
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-11695.1: Safe Injection Services (Alex Cole-Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 19/04/2018
Result - For: 9, Against: 98 Abstain: 0
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S5M-11695: Safe Injection Services (Aileen Campbell)
Meeting Date: 19/04/2018
Result - For: 79, Against: 27 Abstain: 1
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ForCarried
S5M-11347.1: Scotland’s Support for the (UNESCO) Convention for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage (Rachael Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 29/03/2018
Result - For: 27, Against: 78 Abstain: 0
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S5M-11289.2: Better Buses (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2018
Result - For: 63, Against: 51 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-11289: Better Buses (John Finnie)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2018
Result - For: 109, Against: 0 Abstain: 5
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ForCarried
S5M-11290.2.1: Scrap the Council Tax (Murdo Fraser)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2018
Result - For: 28, Against: 86 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-11290.2: Scrap the Council Tax (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2018
Result - For: 86, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-11290.1: Scrap the Council Tax (James Kelly)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2018
Result - For: 23, Against: 91 Abstain: 0
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Motion S5M-11634: Ben Macpherson, Edinburgh Northern and Leith, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16/04/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11464: Ben Macpherson, Edinburgh Northern and Leith, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 04/04/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11496: Ben Macpherson, Edinburgh Northern and Leith, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/04/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11303: Ben Macpherson, Edinburgh Northern and Leith, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27/03/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11257: Ben Macpherson, Edinburgh Northern and Leith, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23/03/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11173: Ben Macpherson, Edinburgh Northern and Leith, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20/03/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11140: Ben Macpherson, Edinburgh Northern and Leith, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/03/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11039: Ben Macpherson, Edinburgh Northern and Leith, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 14/03/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-10971: Ben Macpherson, Edinburgh Northern and Leith, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13/03/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-10834: Ben Macpherson, Edinburgh Northern and Leith, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 06/03/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5F-02247: Ben Macpherson, Edinburgh Northern and Leith, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16/04/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-01953: Ben Macpherson, Edinburgh Northern and Leith, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/03/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-15036: Ben Macpherson, Edinburgh Northern and Leith, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 02/03/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-14786: Ben Macpherson, Edinburgh Northern and Leith, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/02/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-14470: Ben Macpherson, Edinburgh Northern and Leith, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 07/02/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-01772: Ben Macpherson, Edinburgh Northern and Leith, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 31/01/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-14057: Ben Macpherson, Edinburgh Northern and Leith, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 24/01/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-13831: Ben Macpherson, Edinburgh Northern and Leith, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12/01/2018 Show Full Question >>
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Question S5W-13672: Ben Macpherson, Edinburgh Northern and Leith, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 04/01/2018 Show Full Question >>

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