John Swinney MSP

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John Swinney MSP

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  • Member for: Perthshire North
  • Region: Mid Scotland and Fife
  • Party: Scottish National Party

John is a member of the following Committees:

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Education and Skills Committee 08 November 2017 [Draft] : 08 November 2017


John Swinney

I imagine that that approach will be taken almost universally.



Education and Skills Committee 08 November 2017 [Draft] : 08 November 2017


John Swinney

Section 19(8) of the 2014 act says: “Responsibility for the exercise of the na...



Education and Skills Committee 08 November 2017 [Draft] : 08 November 2017


John Swinney

I am certainly prepared to do so, because Johann Lamont’s point may have some real substance. It may be that the best way to address the issue is to take that int...



Education and Skills Committee 08 November 2017 [Draft] : 08 November 2017


John Swinney

Good decision making by professionals already relies on proper and effective recording of information; it is an essential part of all judgments that are applied b...



Education and Skills Committee 08 November 2017 [Draft] : 08 November 2017


John Swinney

Our position on your final point is crystal clear. The responsibility rests with the organisations involved. There will be issues of professional practice that wi...



Education and Skills Committee 08 November 2017 [Draft] : 08 November 2017


John Swinney

We went through that process during the latter part of 2016 when we discussed how to respond to the judgment, and we arrived at the duty to consider sharing infor...



Education and Skills Committee 08 November 2017 [Draft] : 08 November 2017


John Swinney

The committee has heard different legal opinions. Johann Lamont is absolutely right; what I have just expressed is my opinion. I have given my opinion to Parliame...



Education and Skills Committee 08 November 2017 [Draft] : 08 November 2017


John Swinney

The events that were associated with the Supreme Court challenge have created a very difficult set of circumstances for practitioners—circumstances that we did no...



Education and Skills Committee 08 November 2017 [Draft] : 08 November 2017


John Swinney

Convener, may I please complete my point? I am not interpreting what the signatories of that letter are saying; I am purely and simply making a factual point to t...



Education and Skills Committee 08 November 2017 [Draft] : 08 November 2017


John Swinney

My response to that has to be set within the context of the wider position of every one of those organisations, which is that they want to see the named person pr...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-08828.1: Migration (Jackson Carlaw)
Meeting Date: 14/11/2017
Result - For: 29, Against: 78 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-08828: Migration (Alasdair Allan)
Meeting Date: 14/11/2017
Result - For: 74, Against: 33 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
SPCB Election
Meeting Date: 14/11/2017
Result - For: 106, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 7: Seat Belts on School Transport (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 1
Meeting Date: 09/11/2017
Result - For: 98, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
Not VotedCarried
SP Bill 7: Seat Belts on School Transport (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 2
Meeting Date: 09/11/2017
Result - For: 67, Against: 25 Abstain: 0
Not VotedCarried
S5M-08706: Seat Belts on School Transport (Scotland) Bill (Gillian Martin)
Meeting Date: 09/11/2017
Result - For: 102, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-08696: Child Poverty (Scotland) Bill (Angela Constance)
Meeting Date: 08/11/2017
Result - For: 115, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-08558.1: Presumption of Mainstreaming (Liz Smith)
Meeting Date: 02/11/2017
Result - For: 59, Against: 55 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-08558.3: Presumption of Mainstreaming (Iain Gray)
Meeting Date: 02/11/2017
Result - For: 59, Against: 53 Abstain: 1
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AgainstCarried
S5M-08558: Presumption of Mainstreaming (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 02/11/2017
Result - For: 59, Against: 0 Abstain: 55
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AbstainCarried

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Motion S5M-08558: John Swinney, Perthshire North, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 31/10/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-06376: John Swinney, Perthshire North, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26/06/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05995: John Swinney, Perthshire North, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 06/06/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05733: John Swinney, Perthshire North, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 22/05/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05595.2: John Swinney, Perthshire North, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16/05/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-04920.1: John Swinney, Perthshire North, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28/03/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-04456.2: John Swinney, Perthshire North, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 07/03/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-03461: John Swinney, Perthshire North, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/01/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-03181: John Swinney, Perthshire North, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16/12/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-02809.3: John Swinney, Perthshire North, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 29/11/2016 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S2O-12498: John Swinney, North Tayside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/03/2007 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-31491: John Swinney, North Tayside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 29/01/2007 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-31492: John Swinney, North Tayside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 29/01/2007 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-31428: John Swinney, North Tayside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26/01/2007 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-31427: John Swinney, North Tayside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26/01/2007 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-31403: John Swinney, North Tayside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/01/2007 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-31400: John Swinney, North Tayside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/01/2007 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-31399: John Swinney, North Tayside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/01/2007 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-31401: John Swinney, North Tayside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/01/2007 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-31402: John Swinney, North Tayside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/01/2007 Show Full Question >>

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