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Meeting of the Parliament 21 September 2017 [Draft] : 21 September 2017


James Kelly (Glasgow) (Lab)

I congratulate James Dornan on securing today’s debate. It is a very important issue on which Mr Dornan has a consistent campaigning record. Every member will not...



Meeting of the Parliament 21 September 2017 [Draft] : 21 September 2017


James Kelly

Publish the information.



Meeting of the Parliament 21 September 2017 [Draft] : 21 September 2017


James Kelly (Glasgow) (Lab)

The handling of the issue by the Scottish Government and Glasgow City Council has been far from satisfactory and leaves both parties accused of a cover-up. In the...



Meeting of the Parliament 20 September 2017 [Draft] : 20 September 2017


James Kelly

Councils all across Scotland have faced £170 million in cumulative cuts because of the votes of those on the SNP benches who are here today. The reality is that w...



Meeting of the Parliament 20 September 2017 [Draft] : 20 September 2017


James Kelly (Glasgow) (Lab)

I welcome the opportunity to close this afternoon’s debate. It has been important because it has allowed the parties to set out the parameters of their tax policies ahead of the publication ...



Meeting of the Parliament 20 September 2017 [Draft] : 20 September 2017


James Kelly

Does the member accept the principle of increasing income tax in order to support greater investment in public services?



Meeting of the Parliament 20 September 2017 [Draft] : 20 September 2017


James Kelly

I thank Mr Mackay for doing so. Is it not time that he came off the fence and supported an increase in taxation in order to alleviate the situation of the hundred...



Meeting of the Parliament 20 September 2017 [Draft] : 20 September 2017


James Kelly (Glasgow) (Lab)

Will the member give way?



Meeting of the Parliament 20 September 2017 [Draft] : 20 September 2017


James Kelly

Art, drama and music are important public services. Does the cabinet secretary support the use of increased taxation to provide greater support to public services?



Meeting of the Parliament 20 September 2017 [Draft] : 20 September 2017


4. James Kelly (Glasgow) (Lab)

To ask the Scottish Government what funding it provides to encourage access to art, drama and music by young people in South Lanarkshire. (S5O-01268)

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-06376.1: Education Governance Next Steps (Liz Smith)
Meeting Date: 28/06/2017
Result - For: 31, Against: 92 Abstain: 0
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S5M-06376.4: Education Governance Next Steps (Iain Gray)
Meeting Date: 28/06/2017
Result - For: 30, Against: 93 Abstain: 0
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S5M-06376.3: Education Governance Next Steps (Ross Greer)
Meeting Date: 28/06/2017
Result - For: 30, Against: 92 Abstain: 0
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S5M-06376: Education Governance Next Steps (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 28/06/2017
Result - For: 96, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
SP Bill 2: Railway Policing (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 2
Meeting Date: 27/06/2017
Result - For: 53, Against: 66 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated
SP Bill 2: Railway Policing (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 5
Meeting Date: 27/06/2017
Result - For: 51, Against: 66 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 2: Railway Policing (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 6
Meeting Date: 27/06/2017
Result - For: 53, Against: 65 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated
SP Bill 2: Railway Policing (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 7
Meeting Date: 27/06/2017
Result - For: 53, Against: 66 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated
S5M-06356: Railway Policing (Scotland) Bill (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 27/06/2017
Result - For: 68, Against: 53 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
SP Bill 1: Limitation (Childhood Abuse) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 1
Meeting Date: 22/06/2017
Result - For: 50, Against: 65 Abstain: 0
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Motion S5M-07226: James Kelly, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 22/08/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05935: James Kelly, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 01/06/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-03032: James Kelly, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 09/12/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-02334: James Kelly, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 04/11/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-02221: James Kelly, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 31/10/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-02033: James Kelly, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 19/10/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-01875: James Kelly, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 06/10/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-01577: James Kelly, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20/09/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-01447: James Kelly, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 14/09/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-00984: James Kelly, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 09/08/2016 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5O-01304: James Kelly, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20/09/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-01268: James Kelly, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 13/09/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-01231: James Kelly, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 06/09/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-01191: James Kelly, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 19/06/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-01162: James Kelly, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 13/06/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-01098: James Kelly, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 25/05/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-01028: James Kelly, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 15/05/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-01006: James Kelly, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 10/05/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-09048: James Kelly, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 26/04/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-08702: James Kelly, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/04/2017 Show Full Question >>

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