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 25 May 2017 : 25 May 2017


Jeane Freeman

As members know from our statements in Parliament, the benefit cap is an issue that we have directly addressed with the current UK Government and will directly ad...



Meeting of the Parliament 25 May 2017 : 25 May 2017


The Minister for Social Security (Jeane Freeman)

The latest Department for Work and Pensions figures for February 2017 show that more than 3,600 households and 11,000 children in Scotland are currently affected ...



Meeting of the Parliament 17 May 2017 [Draft] : 17 May 2017


Jeane Freeman

I believe that I have already done so in my statement to Parliament on the new social security agency. The Government made it very clear in that statement that we...



Meeting of the Parliament 17 May 2017 [Draft] : 17 May 2017


The Minister for Social Security (Jeane Freeman)

Scottish Government social security officials met with Atos Healthcare on 5 April this year to obtain an understanding of how At...



Meeting of the Parliament 17 May 2017 [Draft] : 17 May 2017


Jeane Freeman

Yes, I do. The evidence is stacking up by the day that the roll-out of universal credit, and in particular the built-in six-week delay—for which I cannot yet find...



Meeting of the Parliament 17 May 2017 [Draft] : 17 May 2017


The Minister for Social Security (Jeane Freeman)

Regrettably, the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions did not respond directly to the request by the Cabinet Secretary for C...



Meeting of the Parliament 17 May 2017 [Draft] : 17 May 2017


Jeane Freeman

There is growing evidence that the built-in minimum six-week delay in the first payment of universal credit is producing additional hardship. I know that my colle...



Meeting of the Parliament 17 May 2017 [Draft] : 17 May 2017


The Minister for Social Security (Jeane Freeman)

It is correct that, since 2013-14, we have invested £190 million in the Scottish welfare fund and helped more than 241,000 individual households, a third of which...



Meeting of the Parliament 17 May 2017 [Draft] : 17 May 2017


Jeane Freeman

That is certainly our intention. We are working with the disability and carers benefits expert advisory group, with the assistance in particular of Dr Alan McDevi...



Meeting of the Parliament 17 May 2017 [Draft] : 17 May 2017


The Minister for Social Security (Jeane Freeman)

We have received positive responses from bodies across the third sector, including the Poverty Alliance, the Child Poverty Action Group, Inclusion Scotland and th...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-05767: Approval of SSI (Joe FitzPatrick)
Meeting Date: 25/05/2017
Result - For: 50, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
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S5M-05603.3: Fisheries (Fergus Ewing)
Meeting Date: 17/05/2017
Result - For: 83, Against: 27 Abstain: 1
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S5M-05603.2: Fisheries (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 17/05/2017
Result - For: 83, Against: 27 Abstain: 1
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S5M-05603: Fisheries (Peter Chapman)
Meeting Date: 17/05/2017
Result - For: 83, Against: 27 Abstain: 1
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S5M-05594.2: A Fairer Scotland for Disabled People (Adam Tomkins)
Meeting Date: 16/05/2017
Result - For: 25, Against: 74 Abstain: 0
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S5M-05594.1: A Fairer Scotland for Disabled People (Alex Rowley)
Meeting Date: 16/05/2017
Result - For: 74, Against: 25 Abstain: 0
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S5M-05594: A Fairer Scotland for Disabled People (Jeane Freeman)
Meeting Date: 16/05/2017
Result - For: 74, Against: 25 Abstain: 0
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S5M-05479.3: Scrap the NHS Pay Cap (Shona Robison)
Meeting Date: 10/05/2017
Result - For: 62, Against: 55 Abstain: 0
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S5M-05479: Scrap the NHS Pay Cap (Anas Sarwar)
Meeting Date: 10/05/2017
Result - For: 62, Against: 55 Abstain: 0
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S5M-05423: Railway Policing (Scotland) Bill (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 09/05/2017
Result - For: 66, Against: 44 Abstain: 0
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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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