Graham Simpson MSP

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Meeting of the Parliament 24 May 2018 [Draft] : 24 May 2018


Graham Simpson

I quite agree with what Monica Lennon said. I am a great champion of breastfeeding. Men should be. My wife breastfed. It is not necessary to have breastfed to cha...



Meeting of the Parliament 24 May 2018 [Draft] : 24 May 2018


Graham Simpson

I know—but Mr Mackay did not mention her.



Meeting of the Parliament 24 May 2018 [Draft] : 24 May 2018


Graham Simpson

I can say only what I think, and that is my view of the language that is used.



Meeting of the Parliament 24 May 2018 [Draft] : 24 May 2018


Graham Simpson

I could not really think of anything to ask about, because I could not get my head round the waffle that is the national outcomes.



Meeting of the Parliament 24 May 2018 [Draft] : 24 May 2018


Graham Simpson

My heart soared somewhat when I saw our list of speakers and that Alexander Stewart would go first, because—I have to be honest—the whole subject leaves me a litt...



Meeting of the Parliament 24 May 2018 [Draft] : 24 May 2018


Graham Simpson (Central Scotland) (Con)

Thank you, Deputy Presiding Officer. I am pretty sure that I was just called an anorak.



Meeting of the Parliament 24 May 2018 [Draft] : 24 May 2018


Graham Simpson (Central Scotland) (Con)

As the committee convener, does Bob Doris agree that pre-parliamentary scrutiny is not the same as actual parliamentary scrutiny and that parliamentarians should ...



Local Government and Communities Committee 23 May 2018 : 23 May 2018


Graham Simpson

What do others think?



Local Government and Communities Committee 23 May 2018 : 23 May 2018


Graham Simpson

The other question also relates to your evidence, but others might want to comment on it. You have mentioned that there is a parks action group down south and that you are calling for someth...



Local Government and Communities Committee 23 May 2018 : 23 May 2018


Graham Simpson

Okay. Is it easy to get new parks covered by one of those agreements?

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-12342.3: Housing (Kevin Stewart)
Meeting Date: 23/05/2018
Result - For: 101, Against: 21 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-12344.2: A Fairer Scotland for Disabled People: Tackling the Employment Gap (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 22/05/2018
Result - For: 81, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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S5M-12344: A Fairer Scotland for Disabled People: Tackling the Employment Gap (Jamie Hepburn)
Meeting Date: 22/05/2018
Result - For: 81, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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S5M-12264: Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (Relief from Additional Amount) (Scotland) Bill (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 17/05/2018
Result - For: 109, Against: 1 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-12223.1: European Union (Withdrawal) Bill (Adam Tomkins)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2018
Result - For: 30, Against: 95 Abstain: 0
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S5M-12223.2: European Union (Withdrawal) Bill (Neil Findlay)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2018
Result - For: 93, Against: 31 Abstain: 0
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S5M-12223: European Union (Withdrawal) Bill (Michael Russell)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2018
Result - For: 93, Against: 30 Abstain: 0
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S5M-12140.1: A Route Map to an Energy Efficient Scotland (Alexander Burnett)
Meeting Date: 10/05/2018
Result - For: 64, Against: 60 Abstain: 0
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S5M-12140.4: A Route Map to an Energy Efficient Scotland (Pauline McNeill)
Meeting Date: 10/05/2018
Result - For: 64, Against: 60 Abstain: 0
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S5M-12140: A Route Map to an Energy Efficient Scotland (Kevin Stewart)
Meeting Date: 10/05/2018
Result - For: 65, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
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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-16757: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16/05/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16756: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16/05/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16603: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 11/05/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02100: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 08/05/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16419: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 03/05/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16418: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 03/05/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16417: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 03/05/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16077: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19/04/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16076: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19/04/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16075: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19/04/2018 Show Full Question >>

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