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


Graham Simpson (Central Scotland) (Con)

I thank Linda Fabiani for bringing the motion to the chamber, because it celebrates a key moment in the history of my home town, East Kilbride. “Nae Pasaran!” means “They will not pass!”—if ...



Local Government and Communities Committee 12 September 2018 : 12 September 2018


Graham Simpson

I would quite like to do the voting while it is all fresh in our minds. I do not know how long we think it will take.



Local Government and Communities Committee 12 September 2018 : 12 September 2018


Graham Simpson

The minister has already touched on amendment 41. It merely ensures that ministers are required to say when an amendment to the NPF would be significant enough to...



Local Government and Communities Committee 12 September 2018 : 12 September 2018


Graham Simpson

Does the minister object to the principle or just to the proposed frequency?



Local Government and Communities Committee 12 September 2018 : 12 September 2018


Graham Simpson

There was a lot of discussion in the committee on whether MSPs should be able to amend the national planning framework, and the committee’s view is that we should...



Local Government and Communities Committee 12 September 2018 : 12 September 2018


Graham Simpson

Amendment 72 is not particularly controversial. It would ensure that information about the built heritage was included in consideration of the NPF. A planning aut...



Local Government and Communities Committee 12 September 2018 : 12 September 2018


Graham Simpson

Do you accept that naming people who must be consulted does not prevent wider consultation of others?



Local Government and Communities Committee 12 September 2018 : 12 September 2018


Graham Simpson

I must admit that, when I read amendment 212, I was slightly baffled about its intention. It asks for the national planning framework to contain



Local Government and Communities Committee 12 September 2018 : 12 September 2018


Graham Simpson

I have several amendments in the group: amendments 30, 31, 41, 116O and 116S. I hope that members will bear with me.



Local Government and Communities Committee 12 September 2018 : 12 September 2018


Graham Simpson

What will change as a result of amendment 158? As I said earlier, councils have people who are responsible for planning but who can also be responsible for other ...

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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ForCarried
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-12342: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21/05/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11368: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 28/03/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-10476: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 14/02/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-09839.1: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 11/01/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-08915: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 15/11/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-08770: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 08/11/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05616: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16/05/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-03612.1: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 25/01/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-03327: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10/01/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-02804.1: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 29/11/2016 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-18890: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18/09/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02415: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18/09/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02335: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 04/09/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18313: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 17/08/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18312: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 17/08/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18132: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 08/08/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18131: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 08/08/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18130: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 08/08/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18129: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 08/08/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18128: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 08/08/2018 Show Full Question >>

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