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Local Government and Communities Committee 06 December 2017 : 06 December 2017


Graham Simpson

That is our job.



Local Government and Communities Committee 06 December 2017 : 06 December 2017


Graham Simpson

The revised code will come before this committee. From what you say, it sounds as though we ought to look at the code as a whole rather than just focus on one nar...



Local Government and Communities Committee 06 December 2017 : 06 December 2017


Graham Simpson

Which parts could be improved?



Local Government and Communities Committee 06 December 2017 : 06 December 2017


Graham Simpson

Do you think that it is time for a refresh?



Local Government and Communities Committee 06 December 2017 : 06 December 2017


Graham Simpson

Or, they may not have. Let us say that the councillor express an initial view a couple of months out, when an application is first made. That debars them from cha...



Local Government and Communities Committee 06 December 2017 : 06 December 2017


Graham Simpson

I mentioned councillors expressing views on planning applications. Why should that debar them from going on to vote? That has always mystified me about the code o...



Local Government and Communities Committee 06 December 2017 : 06 December 2017


Graham Simpson

You mentioned councillors who publicly express a view on planning applications—I presume that that is what you meant—and who go on to make decisions on those appl...



Local Government and Communities Committee 06 December 2017 : 06 December 2017


Graham Simpson

I think that you are disrespecting Mr Gibson and myself, convener.



Local Government and Communities Committee 06 December 2017 : 06 December 2017


Graham Simpson

We will come on to that, but there might be supplementary questions.



Local Government and Communities Committee 06 December 2017 : 06 December 2017


Graham Simpson

That is a very brief answer. The point that I am making is that, every year—not just this year—you deal with hundreds of complaints but only a tiny amount end up ...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-09406.2: Sea Fisheries and End Year Negotiations (Peter Chapman)
Meeting Date: 07/12/2017
Result - For: 28, Against: 57 Abstain: 14
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S5M-09406.1: Sea Fisheries and End Year Negotiations (Tavish Scott)
Meeting Date: 07/12/2017
Result - For: 71, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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S5M-09406: Sea Fisheries and End Year Negotiations (Fergus Ewing)
Meeting Date: 07/12/2017
Result - For: 70, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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S5M-09378.4: Justice (Michael Matheson)
Meeting Date: 06/12/2017
Result - For: 59, Against: 61 Abstain: 0
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S5M-09378.1: Justice (Liam Kerr)
Meeting Date: 06/12/2017
Result - For: 55, Against: 65 Abstain: 0
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S5M-09378.3: Justice (Claire Baker)
Meeting Date: 06/12/2017
Result - For: 20, Against: 100 Abstain: 0
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S5M-09378.2: Justice (John Finnie)
Meeting Date: 06/12/2017
Result - For: 6, Against: 114 Abstain: 0
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S5M-09378: Justice (Liam McArthur)
Meeting Date: 06/12/2017
Result - For: 35, Against: 85 Abstain: 0
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S5M-09379.2: Finance (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 06/12/2017
Result - For: 60, Against: 60 Abstain: 0, Casting Vote: Against
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S5M-09257: Gender Representation on Public Boards (Scotland) Bill (Angela Constance)
Meeting Date: 30/11/2017
Result - For: 71, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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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 >>
Motion S5M-02437: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 09/11/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-01019: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12/08/2016 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-13294: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 07/12/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-13293: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 07/12/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-13292: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 07/12/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-13291: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 07/12/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-13290: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 07/12/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-13289: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 07/12/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-13288: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 07/12/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-13260: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 06/12/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-01561: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 28/11/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-13039: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 27/11/2017 Show Full Question >>

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