Finlay Carson MSP

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Meeting of the Parliament 20 September 2018 : 20 September 2018


Finlay Carson (Galloway and West Dumfries) (Con)

Thousands of my constituents face being bypassed by the digital revolution and will be unable to access high-speed broadband services, according to Audit Scotland...



Meeting of the Parliament 20 September 2018 : 20 September 2018


Finlay Carson

On Monday, I facilitated a meeting with stakeholders in Stranraer, who are absolutely determined to get what is best for the town and are growing tired of broken ...



Meeting of the Parliament 20 September 2018 : 20 September 2018


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

To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on its commitment to fund the regeneration of the Stranraer waterfront. (S5O-02383)



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 18 September 2018 [Draft] : 18 September 2018


Finlay Carson (Galloway and West Dumfries) (Con)

I welcome Mark Ruskell’s opening statement—he has brought into the public domain an issue that certainly needs to be discussed—and I agree with much of it.



Meeting of the Parliament 13 September 2018 [Draft] : 13 September 2018


Finlay Carson

Does the minister recognise the great disappointment of many companies and the food sector in general that a good food nation bill has not been included in this y...



Meeting of the Parliament 13 September 2018 [Draft] : 13 September 2018


Finlay Carson

Fergus Ewing promised us a good food nation bill back in May 2017, and the commitment to the bill was included in the 2017 programme for government and maintained...



Meeting of the Parliament 13 September 2018 [Draft] : 13 September 2018


Finlay Carson (Galloway and West Dumfries) (Con)

Will the member take an intervention on that point?



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 11 September 2018 [Draft] : 11 September 2018


Finlay Carson

As we know, Scotland has one of the most unique and fragile environments. As a result, strategic environmental assessments are undertaken when plans are likely to have significant environmen...



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 11 September 2018 [Draft] : 11 September 2018


Finlay Carson

The climate change delivery board, formerly known as the emissions reduction programme board, oversees the meeting of statutory emissions targets. In your role, have you received any advice ...



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 11 September 2018 [Draft] : 11 September 2018


Finlay Carson

That was a very comprehensive answer that also answered my next question, which was to ask what role you played in developing that. Could you highlight once more the pros and cons of the way...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-13995.1: Violence Reduction in Scotland, Progress and Future Priorities (Liam Kerr)
Meeting Date: 20/09/2018
Result - For: 27, Against: 86 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-13995: Violence Reduction in Scotland, Progress and Future Priorities (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 20/09/2018
Result - For: 86, Against: 0 Abstain: 26
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AbstainCarried
S5M-13945.1: Primary 1 Tests (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 19/09/2018
Result - For: 61, Against: 63 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-13945: Primary 1 Tests (Liz Smith)
Meeting Date: 19/09/2018
Result - For: 63, Against: 61 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-13876.1: Celebrating Scotland’s Food and Drink Success Story (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 13/09/2018
Result - For: 62, Against: 58 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-13876.2: Celebrating Scotland’s Food and Drink Success Story (Mike Rumbles)
Meeting Date: 13/09/2018
Result - For: 117, Against: 0 Abstain: 2
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S5M-13876: Celebrating Scotland’s Food and Drink Success Story (Fergus Ewing)
Meeting Date: 13/09/2018
Result - For: 62, Against: 0 Abstain: 58
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ForCarried
S5M-13813.2: The Social Enterprise World Forum 2018 (Monica Lennon)
Meeting Date: 11/09/2018
Result - For: 88, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-13813: The Social Enterprise World Forum 2018 (Aileen Campbell)
Meeting Date: 11/09/2018
Result - For: 88, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-12943: Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee's 5th Report, 2018 (Session 5) (Clare Haughey)
Meeting Date: 27/06/2018
Result - For: 101, Against: 0 Abstain: 6
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Motion S5M-13754: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 05/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13279: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 23/07/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13114: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10/07/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13019: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 27/06/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13014: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 27/06/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12674: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 08/06/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12505: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 30/05/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12272: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16/05/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12175: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10/05/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12186: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10/05/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5O-02391: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19/09/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02383: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 11/09/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5T-01213: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10/09/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18674: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10/09/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02346: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 05/09/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18248: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16/08/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18191: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 13/08/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18194: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 13/08/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18192: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 13/08/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18193: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 13/08/2018 Show Full Question >>

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