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Social Security Committee 22 February 2018 [Draft] : 22 February 2018


Ben Macpherson

In my view, section 30 is useful and important in that it will make sure that decisions are made and that there are no outstanding collections of data lying with ...



Social Security Committee 22 February 2018 [Draft] : 22 February 2018


Ben Macpherson (Edinburgh Northern and Leith) (SNP)

I will be succinct, convener. I very much welcome amendments 154 and 155, which are extremely important and will make sure that people are covered and have the as...



Meeting of the Parliament 22 February 2018 : 22 February 2018


Ben Macpherson (Edinburgh Northern and Leith) (SNP)

As a passionate internationalist, I am proud that Scotland has been for centuries an international nation. Today, international links are as important as they have ever been to the high-tech...



Meeting of the Parliament 22 February 2018 : 22 February 2018


Ben Macpherson (Edinburgh Northern and Leith) (SNP)

Improving Edinburgh’s waterfront is an issue that I have been working on since I was elected. What consideration has the Scottish Government given to the signific...



Meeting of the Parliament 21 February 2018 [Draft] : 21 February 2018


Ben Macpherson

Miles Briggs is speaking positively, I think, in favour of spending on the NHS, so perhaps he can explain why he is likely to vote against £400 million extra spending for the NHS and why the...



Meeting of the Parliament 21 February 2018 [Draft] : 21 February 2018


Ben Macpherson (Edinburgh Northern and Leith) (SNP)

Will the member take an intervention?



Justice Committee 20 February 2018 [Draft] : 20 February 2018


Ben Macpherson

My point is that security should not be a negotiating tool. It should be of heightened importance rather than being a negotiating position.



Justice Committee 20 February 2018 [Draft] : 20 February 2018


Ben Macpherson

Given what has just been said, what Michael Clancy said earlier about security being one of the prime responsibilities of Government and what has been said by COPFS, I have a question that i...



Justice Committee 20 February 2018 [Draft] : 20 February 2018


Ben Macpherson

I thank Helen Nisbet for her contribution—I want to pick up on that point as well as on Dr Glover’s comments about the on-going role of the Court of Justice. The point about who will be the ...



Justice Committee 20 February 2018 [Draft] : 20 February 2018


Ben Macpherson (Edinburgh Northern and Leith) (SNP)

Good morning. I am the MSP for Edinburgh Northern and Leith.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-10571.3: Scotland’s Population Needs and Migration Policy (Jackson Carlaw)
Meeting Date: 22/02/2018
Result - For: 26, Against: 82 Abstain: 0
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S5M-10571.2: Scotland’s Population Needs and Migration Policy (Willie Rennie)
Meeting Date: 22/02/2018
Result - For: 4, Against: 104 Abstain: 0
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S5M-10571: Scotland’s Population Needs and Migration Policy (Fiona Hyslop)
Meeting Date: 22/02/2018
Result - For: 78, Against: 30 Abstain: 0
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S5M-10518: Budget (Scotland) (No.2) Bill (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 21/02/2018
Result - For: 70, Against: 56 Abstain: 0
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S5M-10397: Scottish Rate Resolution (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 20/02/2018
Result - For: 67, Against: 50 Abstain: 0
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S5M-10307.1: Stemming the Plastic Tide: Action to Tackle the Impact of Single-use Plastics on Land and in our Seas (Maurice Golden)
Meeting Date: 07/02/2018
Result - For: 34, Against: 62 Abstain: 26
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SP Bill 8: Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 10
Meeting Date: 01/02/2018
Result - For: 90, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 8: Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 11
Meeting Date: 01/02/2018
Result - For: 89, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
S5M-10218: Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Bill (Michael Matheson)
Meeting Date: 01/02/2018
Result - For: 118, Against: 1 Abstain: 0
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S5M-10183.1: Budget (Scotland) (No.2) Bill (Murdo Fraser)
Meeting Date: 31/01/2018
Result - For: 30, Against: 95 Abstain: 0
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Motion S5M-10611: Ben Macpherson, Edinburgh Northern and Leith, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 22/02/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-10444: Ben Macpherson, Edinburgh Northern and Leith, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12/02/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-10443: Ben Macpherson, Edinburgh Northern and Leith, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12/02/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-10409: Ben Macpherson, Edinburgh Northern and Leith, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 09/02/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-10242: Ben Macpherson, Edinburgh Northern and Leith, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 01/02/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-09760: Ben Macpherson, Edinburgh Northern and Leith, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 22/12/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-09335: Ben Macpherson, Edinburgh Northern and Leith, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 30/11/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-09334: Ben Macpherson, Edinburgh Northern and Leith, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 30/11/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-09244: Ben Macpherson, Edinburgh Northern and Leith, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28/11/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-09141: Ben Macpherson, Edinburgh Northern and Leith, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 22/11/2017 Show Full Motion >>
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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 >>
Question S5W-13830: Ben Macpherson, Edinburgh Northern and Leith, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12/01/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-13670: Ben Macpherson, Edinburgh Northern and Leith, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 04/01/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-13671: Ben Macpherson, Edinburgh Northern and Leith, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 04/01/2018 Show Full Question >>
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Question S5O-01604: Ben Macpherson, Edinburgh Northern and Leith, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13/12/2017 Show Full Question >>

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