Finlay Carson MSP

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Meeting of the Parliament 16 November 2017 [Draft] : 16 November 2017


Finlay Carson (Galloway and West Dumfries) (Con)

I welcome the opportunity to speak on such an important issue and to commend our courageous veterans.



Meeting of the Parliament 15 November 2017 [Draft] : 15 November 2017


Finlay Carson

Currently, there is no mention of HMP Dumfries in the strategic corporate plan for the Scottish Prison Service, which is obviously of concern to staff who work at...



Meeting of the Parliament 15 November 2017 [Draft] : 15 November 2017


5. Finlay Carson (Galloway and West Dumfries) (Con)

To ask the Scottish Government what progress is being made with its commitment to modernise the prison estate. (S5O-01467)



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 14 November 2017 [Draft] : 14 November 2017


Finlay Carson

If there is a lot of data available, should everybody get together and compile it? We talk about digital cities, where the data is all available. Is that being do...



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 14 November 2017 [Draft] : 14 November 2017


Finlay Carson (Galloway and West Dumfries) (Con)

My question is about not only the number of monitors but the use of data. There is always an argument that we could have a lot more monitors of certain types, but...



Meeting of the Parliament 08 November 2017 [Draft] : 08 November 2017


Finlay Carson (Galloway and West Dumfries) (Con)

What resources. financial or otherwise, can the Government offer Kirkmaiden Community Harbour Trust in Galloway and West Dumfries to assist in purchasing or trans...



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 07 November 2017 [Draft] : 07 November 2017


Finlay Carson

Should planning for active travel and air quality be mandatory? Chris MacRae mentioned that perhaps, when installation of traffic-calming measures such as speed humps is being considered, al...



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 07 November 2017 [Draft] : 07 November 2017


Finlay Carson

What is your reaction when you hear that major road infrastructure such as the Maybole bypass is being constructed without provision for cyclists or walkers?



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 07 November 2017 [Draft] : 07 November 2017


Finlay Carson

Is there enough carrot or stick to drive technology when it comes to freight transport using articulated lorries and whatever? You said that that is mostly private sector, but the public sec...



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 07 November 2017 [Draft] : 07 November 2017


Finlay Carson

We have heard something about this in previous answers but I would like to go into a little bit more detail. What work is the freight and passenger transport sector doing to improve pollutio...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-09000.3: Suicide Prevention in Scotland (Monica Lennon)
Meeting Date: 21/11/2017
Result - For: 77, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-09000: Suicide Prevention in Scotland (Maureen Watt)
Meeting Date: 21/11/2017
Result - For: 77, Against: 0 Abstain: 27
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AbstainCarried
S5M-08596: Edinburgh Bakers' Widows' Fund Bill (Tom Arthur)
Meeting Date: 21/11/2017
Result - For: 102, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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S5M-08828.1: Migration (Jackson Carlaw)
Meeting Date: 14/11/2017
Result - For: 29, Against: 78 Abstain: 0
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S5M-08828: Migration (Alasdair Allan)
Meeting Date: 14/11/2017
Result - For: 74, Against: 33 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
SPCB Election
Meeting Date: 14/11/2017
Result - For: 106, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 7: Seat Belts on School Transport (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 1
Meeting Date: 09/11/2017
Result - For: 98, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 7: Seat Belts on School Transport (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 2
Meeting Date: 09/11/2017
Result - For: 67, Against: 25 Abstain: 0
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S5M-08706: Seat Belts on School Transport (Scotland) Bill (Gillian Martin)
Meeting Date: 09/11/2017
Result - For: 102, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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S5M-08696: Child Poverty (Scotland) Bill (Angela Constance)
Meeting Date: 08/11/2017
Result - For: 115, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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Motion S5M-09034: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21/11/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-08850: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 14/11/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-08456: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 26/10/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-08372: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 24/10/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-08282: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18/10/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-07790: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 20/09/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-07052: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 07/08/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-06848: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 25/07/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-06380: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 27/06/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-06200: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 20/06/2017 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5O-01467: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 08/11/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-12564: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 08/11/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-12212: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 26/10/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-12211: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 26/10/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-01398: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 23/10/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-12160: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 23/10/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-12082: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18/10/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-01345: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 17/10/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-12053: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16/10/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-11979: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 11/10/2017 Show Full Question >>

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