Jeane Freeman MSP

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Jeane Freeman MSP

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  • Member for: Carrick, Cumnock and Doon Valley
  • Region: South Scotland
  • Party: Scottish National Party

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Meeting of the Parliament 21 March 2018 [Draft] : 21 March 2018


Jeane Freeman

I thank Mr Balfour for raising that issue because it addresses a fundamental misunderstanding of what is in the bill. There is, in fact, a right to appeal because...



Meeting of the Parliament 21 March 2018 [Draft] : 21 March 2018


Jeane Freeman

Short-term assistance has been introduced precisely to ensure that an individual is not financially penalised right through to appeal at tribunal level, while the...



Meeting of the Parliament 21 March 2018 [Draft] : 21 March 2018


The Minister for Social Security (Jeane Freeman)

We have always been clear that people will have a right to challenge a social security agency decision if they believe that the agency has not made the right deci...



Meeting of the Parliament 21 March 2018 [Draft] : 21 March 2018


Jeane Freeman

I agree with David Torrance. I have said many times that the roll-out of universal credit should be halted and that the systemic problem should be fixed. The poli...



Meeting of the Parliament 21 March 2018 [Draft] : 21 March 2018


The Minister for Social Security (Jeane Freeman)

As the member will recall, when I wrote jointly with the Convention of Scottish Local Authorities to the Department for Work and Pensions Secretary of State back in September last year calli...



Meeting of the Parliament 21 March 2018 [Draft] : 21 March 2018


Jeane Freeman

It is not, of course, the Scottish Government’s fault that individuals receive less as a consequence of the UK Government’s rules on universal credit. I have expl...



Meeting of the Parliament 21 March 2018 [Draft] : 21 March 2018


The Minister for Social Security (Jeane Freeman)

That issue clearly highlights the complexities of our current devolution settlement. Universal credit claimants who pay tax at the starter rate benefit from Scott...



Meeting of the Parliament 21 March 2018 [Draft] : 21 March 2018


Jeane Freeman

I am, indeed, aware of that situation. It is further proof—if proof were needed—that universal credit is failing the people of Scotland. The DWP already has, thro...



Meeting of the Parliament 21 March 2018 [Draft] : 21 March 2018


The Minister for Social Security (Jeane Freeman)

As Bruce Crawford will know, the Scottish Government has long been making known our concerns about universal credit to the UK Government. On 21 March last year, the Cabinet Secretary for Com...



Meeting of the Parliament 21 March 2018 [Draft] : 21 March 2018


Jeane Freeman

There are undoubtedly particular issues across all ages in our rural communities, which has been highlighted by, for example, the campaign by the Scottish Associa...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-11695.2: Safe Injection Services (Annie Wells)
Meeting Date: 19/04/2018
Result - For: 27, Against: 80 Abstain: 0
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S5M-11695.3: Safe Injection Services (Anas Sarwar)
Meeting Date: 19/04/2018
Result - For: 47, Against: 54 Abstain: 6
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S5M-11695.1: Safe Injection Services (Alex Cole-Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 19/04/2018
Result - For: 9, Against: 98 Abstain: 0
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S5M-11695: Safe Injection Services (Aileen Campbell)
Meeting Date: 19/04/2018
Result - For: 79, Against: 27 Abstain: 1
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ForCarried
S5M-11347.1: Scotland’s Support for the (UNESCO) Convention for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage (Rachael Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 29/03/2018
Result - For: 27, Against: 78 Abstain: 0
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S5M-11289.2: Better Buses (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2018
Result - For: 63, Against: 51 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-11289: Better Buses (John Finnie)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2018
Result - For: 109, Against: 0 Abstain: 5
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ForCarried
S5M-11290.2.1: Scrap the Council Tax (Murdo Fraser)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2018
Result - For: 28, Against: 86 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-11290.2: Scrap the Council Tax (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2018
Result - For: 86, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-11290.1: Scrap the Council Tax (James Kelly)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2018
Result - For: 23, Against: 91 Abstain: 0
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Motion S5M-09927: Jeane Freeman, Carrick, Cumnock and Doon Valley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16/01/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-09629: Jeane Freeman, Carrick, Cumnock and Doon Valley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18/12/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-08035: Jeane Freeman, Carrick, Cumnock and Doon Valley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 02/10/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05594: Jeane Freeman, Carrick, Cumnock and Doon Valley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 15/05/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-02948: Jeane Freeman, Carrick, Cumnock and Doon Valley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 06/12/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-02651: Jeane Freeman, Carrick, Cumnock and Doon Valley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/11/2016 Show Full Motion >>
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