Finlay Carson MSP

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Meeting of the Parliament 24 May 2017 [Draft] : 24 May 2017


Finlay Carson

Will the cabinet secretary take an intervention?



Meeting of the Parliament 24 May 2017 [Draft] : 24 May 2017


Finlay Carson

Absolutely—Kate Forbes has raised a good point. It is vital that there is flexibility, and that is in the legislation. We often describe the national park that we...



Meeting of the Parliament 24 May 2017 [Draft] : 24 May 2017


Finlay Carson (Galloway and West Dumfries) (Con)

I thank the members who supported my motion, allowing this debate to take place. Many of my colleagues will know that I have campaigned enthusiastically on this i...



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 23 May 2017 [Draft] : 23 May 2017


Finlay Carson

We cannot expect everyone to be reasonable. There are some determined animal rights people out there who might seek loopholes to stop travelling llama shows, whic...



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 23 May 2017 [Draft] : 23 May 2017


Finlay Carson (Galloway and West Dumfries) (Con)

Are you confident that we are not creating messy legislation because of the fluffiness of the common definition of “circus”? The first thing that springs to my mind is travelling llama shows...



Meeting of the Parliament 18 May 2017 [Draft] : 18 May 2017


Finlay Carson (Galloway and West Dumfries) (Con)

Fox and rabbit control in Scotland is necessary to ensure that damage to crops, livestock, trees, game and other wildlife and their habitats can be reduced to acceptable levels to maintain S...



Meeting of the Parliament 18 May 2017 [Draft] : 18 May 2017


Finlay Carson (Galloway and West Dumfries) (Con)

The Scottish National Party talks about supporting the fish catching sector. Does the fishing expert believe that withholding 12...



Meeting of the Parliament 17 May 2017 [Draft] : 17 May 2017


Finlay Carson

I urge every MSP to support our motion today—



Meeting of the Parliament 17 May 2017 [Draft] : 17 May 2017


Finlay Carson

There has been more flip-flopping from the SNP on its fishing position than from a North Sea haddock. It could be compared to a dog’s dinner or, more appropriately, a fish supper. It is misl...



Meeting of the Parliament 17 May 2017 [Draft] : 17 May 2017


Finlay Carson

Thank you. Even though that funding is ver...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-05767: Approval of SSI (Joe FitzPatrick)
Meeting Date: 25/05/2017
Result - For: 50, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
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S5M-05603.3: Fisheries (Fergus Ewing)
Meeting Date: 17/05/2017
Result - For: 83, Against: 27 Abstain: 1
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S5M-05603.2: Fisheries (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 17/05/2017
Result - For: 83, Against: 27 Abstain: 1
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S5M-05603: Fisheries (Peter Chapman)
Meeting Date: 17/05/2017
Result - For: 83, Against: 27 Abstain: 1
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S5M-05594.2: A Fairer Scotland for Disabled People (Adam Tomkins)
Meeting Date: 16/05/2017
Result - For: 25, Against: 74 Abstain: 0
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S5M-05594.1: A Fairer Scotland for Disabled People (Alex Rowley)
Meeting Date: 16/05/2017
Result - For: 74, Against: 25 Abstain: 0
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S5M-05594: A Fairer Scotland for Disabled People (Jeane Freeman)
Meeting Date: 16/05/2017
Result - For: 74, Against: 25 Abstain: 0
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S5M-05479.3: Scrap the NHS Pay Cap (Shona Robison)
Meeting Date: 10/05/2017
Result - For: 62, Against: 55 Abstain: 0
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S5M-05479: Scrap the NHS Pay Cap (Anas Sarwar)
Meeting Date: 10/05/2017
Result - For: 62, Against: 55 Abstain: 0
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S5M-05423: Railway Policing (Scotland) Bill (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 09/05/2017
Result - For: 66, Against: 44 Abstain: 0
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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Motion S5M-05800: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 24/05/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05771: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 23/05/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05720: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22/05/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05550: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 11/05/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05487: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 08/05/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05445: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 03/05/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05373: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 27/04/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05365: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 26/04/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05289: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 24/04/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05144: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12/04/2017 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-09399: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 23/05/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-01046: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 23/05/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-09199: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10/05/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-08847: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18/04/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-08812: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 13/04/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-00858: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12/04/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-08506: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 30/03/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-08507: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 30/03/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-08480: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 29/03/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-00852: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22/03/2017 Show Full Question >>

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