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Social Security Committee 08 November 2018 [Draft] : 08 November 2018


George Adam

For me, there seems to be a gulf between the policy intention and the reality. That is the point that I have been trying to get across.



Social Security Committee 08 November 2018 [Draft] : 08 November 2018


George Adam

Test, learn, ignore.



Social Security Committee 08 November 2018 [Draft] : 08 November 2018


George Adam

Mr Searle, you are talking about testing but, as my colleague already said, these are real people with real lives and you are using them as guinea pigs. Individua...



Social Security Committee 08 November 2018 [Draft] : 08 November 2018


George Adam

I am sure that I could find more than two things.



Social Security Committee 08 November 2018 [Draft] : 08 November 2018


George Adam

Mr Searle, with the greatest respect, we are talking about families in work who, in the current tax credit system, are living on...



Social Security Committee 08 November 2018 [Draft] : 08 November 2018


George Adam

The majority of cases that we get are negative, and if you asked any member of the public about universal credit they would not come back to you and say that it i...



Social Security Committee 08 November 2018 [Draft] : 08 November 2018


George Adam

You just said that you do not recognise that world, and you are actually meant to be working to help those people.



Social Security Committee 08 November 2018 [Draft] : 08 November 2018


George Adam

The problem is that the policy design is not what is happening in the real world. In the real world, people are suffering under the current regime. With regard to...



Social Security Committee 08 November 2018 [Draft] : 08 November 2018


George Adam (Paisley) (SNP)

We have heard quite a lot here this morning. It is hard to know where to start, but I will probably go back to the beginning. During Donna Ward’s initial statemen...



Justice Committee 06 November 2018 [Draft] : 06 November 2018


George Adam (Paisley) (SNP)

I agree with everything that my colleagues have said. It was right that we stopped the process in order to get this information. The Cabinet Secretary for Justice has said on the record that...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-14749.3: Physical Activity, Diet and Healthy Weight (David Stewart)
Meeting Date: 15/11/2018
Result - For: 24, Against: 78 Abstain: 0
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S5M-14749.4: Physical Activity, Diet and Healthy Weight (Alison Johnstone)
Meeting Date: 15/11/2018
Result - For: 23, Against: 79 Abstain: 0
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S5M-14717.3: Investing in Social Care for Scotland’s Future (Jeane Freeman)
Meeting Date: 14/11/2018
Result - For: 92, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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S5M-14717: Investing in Social Care for Scotland’s Future (Alex Rowley)
Meeting Date: 14/11/2018
Result - For: 91, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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S5M-14720.3: ScotRail Break Clause (Paul Wheelhouse)
Meeting Date: 14/11/2018
Result - For: 60, Against: 60 Abstain: 0, Casting Vote: Against
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S5M-14720.2: ScotRail Break Clause (Jamie Greene)
Meeting Date: 14/11/2018
Result - For: 27, Against: 93 Abstain: 0
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S5M-14720: ScotRail Break Clause (Colin Smyth)
Meeting Date: 14/11/2018
Result - For: 34, Against: 85 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 26: Prescription (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 1
Meeting Date: 08/11/2018
Result - For: 27, Against: 78 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 26: Prescription (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 2
Meeting Date: 08/11/2018
Result - For: 29, Against: 81 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 26: Prescription (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 3
Meeting Date: 08/11/2018
Result - For: 29, Against: 81 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated

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Motion S5M-14729: George Adam, Paisley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14357: George Adam, Paisley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14286: George Adam, Paisley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14152: George Adam, Paisley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13727: George Adam, Paisley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 04/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13566: George Adam, Paisley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/08/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13303: George Adam, Paisley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 24/07/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12731: George Adam, Paisley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12/06/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12382: George Adam, Paisley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 22/05/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12214: George Adam, Paisley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11/05/2018 R Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-19910: George Adam, Paisley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13/11/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19901: George Adam, Paisley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13/11/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18573: George Adam, Paisley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 04/09/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17596: George Adam, Paisley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 04/07/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17531: George Adam, Paisley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27/06/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17274: George Adam, Paisley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 15/06/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17239: George Adam, Paisley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13/06/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17227: George Adam, Paisley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13/06/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17186: George Adam, Paisley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11/06/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17112: George Adam, Paisley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 07/06/2018 Show Full Question >>

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