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Meeting of the Parliament 22 February 2018 : 22 February 2018


John Scott (Ayr) (Con)

I, too, thank the cabinet secretary for providing an advance copy of his statement and for the positive tone of it. I have been and remain supportive of the Gover...



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


John Scott (Ayr) (Con)

On a point of order, Presiding Officer. I wonder what relevance any of Mr Gibson’s speech has to the budget debate. As Ruth Davidson has said, it has been a diatr...



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 20 February 2018 [Draft] : 20 February 2018


John Scott

I see. Thank you.



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 20 February 2018 [Draft] : 20 February 2018


John Scott

However, in the interests of the openness and transparency that you have already referred to, would it not be better in most cases for the instrument to be affirm...



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 20 February 2018 [Draft] : 20 February 2018


John Scott

You have said that a transfer will happen through an SSI. Given that the transfer of some assets might be quite significant, will such an instrument be subject to...



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 20 February 2018 [Draft] : 20 February 2018


John Scott

This will be my final question, convener. What are the opportunities for public and parliamentary scrutiny of decisions to transfer or delegate powers?...



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 20 February 2018 [Draft] : 20 February 2018


John Scott

I am more interested in the transfer than in the delegation. I presume that the transfer is an arm’s-length agreement and that, once an asset is transferred to another body—whatever that bod...



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 20 February 2018 [Draft] : 20 February 2018


John Scott

Thank you. Can you give me examples of circumstances in which you might expect each process to be used? What happens if a transfer goes wrong, such as if a body c...



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 20 February 2018 [Draft] : 20 February 2018


John Scott

I want to discuss the difference between the transfer of powers under section 3 and the delegation of powers under sections 4 and 5. What is the rationale for the...



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 20 February 2018 [Draft] : 20 February 2018


John Scott

It will be in addition, then.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-10571.3: Scotland’s Population Needs and Migration Policy (Jackson Carlaw)
Meeting Date: 22/02/2018
Result - For: 26, Against: 82 Abstain: 0
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S5M-10571.2: Scotland’s Population Needs and Migration Policy (Willie Rennie)
Meeting Date: 22/02/2018
Result - For: 4, Against: 104 Abstain: 0
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S5M-10571: Scotland’s Population Needs and Migration Policy (Fiona Hyslop)
Meeting Date: 22/02/2018
Result - For: 78, Against: 30 Abstain: 0
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S5M-10518: Budget (Scotland) (No.2) Bill (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 21/02/2018
Result - For: 70, Against: 56 Abstain: 0
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S5M-10397: Scottish Rate Resolution (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 20/02/2018
Result - For: 67, Against: 50 Abstain: 0
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S5M-10307.1: Stemming the Plastic Tide: Action to Tackle the Impact of Single-use Plastics on Land and in our Seas (Maurice Golden)
Meeting Date: 07/02/2018
Result - For: 34, Against: 62 Abstain: 26
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SP Bill 8: Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 10
Meeting Date: 01/02/2018
Result - For: 90, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 8: Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 11
Meeting Date: 01/02/2018
Result - For: 89, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
S5M-10218: Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Bill (Michael Matheson)
Meeting Date: 01/02/2018
Result - For: 118, Against: 1 Abstain: 0
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S5M-10183.1: Budget (Scotland) (No.2) Bill (Murdo Fraser)
Meeting Date: 31/01/2018
Result - For: 30, Against: 95 Abstain: 0
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Motion S5M-10361: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 06/02/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-07737: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18/09/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-07512: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 05/09/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-07200: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21/08/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-00898: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 01/08/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-00391: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 08/06/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15947: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16/03/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15215: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16/12/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-14920: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 20/11/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-14628: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 27/10/2015 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5O-01763: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 29/01/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-13457: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 14/12/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-01600: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 06/12/2017 R Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-01555: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 28/11/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-12959: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22/11/2017 R Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-12764: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 14/11/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-12689: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10/11/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-01460: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 06/11/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-11858: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 05/10/2017 R Show Full Question >>
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