Ben Macpherson MSP

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


Ben Macpherson

Some of the panel were in the public gallery listening to the first panel, with which we discussed a commitment from the minister to use the super-affirmative pro...



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


Ben Macpherson

I am interested in Peter Hastie’s thoughts on this question. Macmillan’s written evidence mentioned the fast-tracking element for those who qualify for assistance...



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


Ben Macpherson

It is not really a supplementary, but a separate question, convener. We have touched on the principles, which are set out in sec...



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


Ben Macpherson

That is what I was saying.



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


Ben Macpherson

Steven, I want to pick up on something that you said. You were absolutely right to say that there will be a need to think about the interaction between the reserv...



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


Ben Macpherson (Edinburgh Northern and Leith) (SNP)

Good morning, panel. I want to ask about the same point, because it is very important and AdvoCard in my constituency has been in touch with me about it. <...



Meeting of the Parliament 05 October 2017 [Draft] : 05 October 2017


Ben Macpherson (Edinburgh Northern and Leith) (SNP)

How will the Scottish Government’s investment in the Edinburgh and south-east Scotland city region deal benefit the whole area? In particular, how will it increas...



Meeting of the Parliament 04 October 2017 [Draft] : 04 October 2017


Ben Macpherson (Edinburgh Northern and Leith) (SNP)

I seek further clarity and information on a matter that has been touched on briefly. What opportunities are there for collaboration with the third sector, in the short term and in the future...



Justice Committee 03 October 2017 [Draft] : 03 October 2017


Ben Macpherson

It is incumbent on the committee to write to the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service to ask for its comments on what has just been said. Those are serious ...



Justice Committee 03 October 2017 [Draft] : 03 October 2017


Ben Macpherson

I have a genuine question that I put in good faith to Paul Quigley and Jeanette Findlay. Since the enactment of the legislation, in your experience, have football...

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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ForCarried
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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ForCarried
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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ForCarried
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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ForCarried
S5M-07750.4: Finance (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 20/09/2017
Result - For: 61, Against: 63 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
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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AbstainDefeated

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Motion S5M-08246: Ben Macpherson, Edinburgh Northern and Leith, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13/10/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-08226: Ben Macpherson, Edinburgh Northern and Leith, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12/10/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-08114: Ben Macpherson, Edinburgh Northern and Leith, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 04/10/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-07978: Ben Macpherson, Edinburgh Northern and Leith, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28/09/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-07925: Ben Macpherson, Edinburgh Northern and Leith, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26/09/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-07882: Ben Macpherson, Edinburgh Northern and Leith, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26/09/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-07392: Ben Macpherson, Edinburgh Northern and Leith, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 30/08/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-06865: Ben Macpherson, Edinburgh Northern and Leith, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26/07/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-06821: Ben Macpherson, Edinburgh Northern and Leith, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/07/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-06546: Ben Macpherson, Edinburgh Northern and Leith, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 29/06/2017 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-11620: Ben Macpherson, Edinburgh Northern and Leith, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28/09/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-01280: Ben Macpherson, Edinburgh Northern and Leith, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13/09/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-10808: Ben Macpherson, Edinburgh Northern and Leith, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16/08/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-10567: Ben Macpherson, Edinburgh Northern and Leith, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 02/08/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-09975: Ben Macpherson, Edinburgh Northern and Leith, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27/06/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-01106: Ben Macpherson, Edinburgh Northern and Leith, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 06/06/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5T-00583: Ben Macpherson, Edinburgh Northern and Leith, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/06/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-01086: Ben Macpherson, Edinburgh Northern and Leith, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 31/05/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-09537: Ben Macpherson, Edinburgh Northern and Leith, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 30/05/2017 Show Full Question >>
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