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Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 07 December 2017 [Draft] : 07 December 2017


Ben Macpherson (Edinburgh Northern and Leith) (SNP)

I have a quick question for Mr McEwan. Could you please clarify whether Police Scotland has received any formal complaints regarding transfers between custody cen...



Justice Committee 05 December 2017 (Draft) : 05 December 2017


Ben Macpherson

Thank you.



Justice Committee 05 December 2017 (Draft) : 05 December 2017


Ben Macpherson

Thank you. That is helpful. We have heard different comments on section 6. For example, Dr Webster asserted that it fails to distinguish hatred from abuse, thereb...



Justice Committee 05 December 2017 (Draft) : 05 December 2017


Ben Macpherson

I want to touch on the threatening communications aspect of the current act and section 6, in particular, about which the Scottish Council of Jewish Communities r...



Justice Committee 05 December 2017 (Draft) : 05 December 2017


Ben Macpherson

Thank you for clarifying that, minister. It was very helpful.



Justice Committee 05 December 2017 (Draft) : 05 December 2017


Ben Macpherson

Minister, in your opening statement, you talked about the evidence that has been received from the Scottish Human Rights Commission about key provisions in the 2012 act perhaps falling short...



Justice Committee 05 December 2017 (Draft) : 05 December 2017


Ben Macpherson

I think that we will expand on that issue later in the meeting, but I thought that it was important to raise it now as it dovetails with the subject of the previo...



Justice Committee 05 December 2017 (Draft) : 05 December 2017


Ben Macpherson (Edinburgh Northern and Leith) (SNP)

There has been some discussion this morning about potential amendment of the act, minister, and you said in your opening statement that you would be happy to impr...



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


Ben Macpherson (Edinburgh Northern and Leith) (SNP)

I welcome the fact that Professor Derek Bell, whom I note is also president of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, will carry out the review of the alle...



Meeting of the Parliament 30 November 2017 [Draft] : 30 November 2017


Ben Macpherson

Given that rents in Edinburgh have risen significantly in recent years, does the minister agree that the potential designation of rent pressure zones in Edinburgh...

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S5M-09406.2: Sea Fisheries and End Year Negotiations (Peter Chapman)
Meeting Date: 07/12/2017
Result - For: 28, Against: 57 Abstain: 14
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S5M-09406.1: Sea Fisheries and End Year Negotiations (Tavish Scott)
Meeting Date: 07/12/2017
Result - For: 71, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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S5M-09406: Sea Fisheries and End Year Negotiations (Fergus Ewing)
Meeting Date: 07/12/2017
Result - For: 70, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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S5M-09378.4: Justice (Michael Matheson)
Meeting Date: 06/12/2017
Result - For: 59, Against: 61 Abstain: 0
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S5M-09378.1: Justice (Liam Kerr)
Meeting Date: 06/12/2017
Result - For: 55, Against: 65 Abstain: 0
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S5M-09378.3: Justice (Claire Baker)
Meeting Date: 06/12/2017
Result - For: 20, Against: 100 Abstain: 0
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S5M-09378.2: Justice (John Finnie)
Meeting Date: 06/12/2017
Result - For: 6, Against: 114 Abstain: 0
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S5M-09378: Justice (Liam McArthur)
Meeting Date: 06/12/2017
Result - For: 35, Against: 85 Abstain: 0
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S5M-09379.2: Finance (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 06/12/2017
Result - For: 60, Against: 60 Abstain: 0, Casting Vote: Against
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S5M-09257: Gender Representation on Public Boards (Scotland) Bill (Angela Constance)
Meeting Date: 30/11/2017
Result - For: 71, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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