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Justice Committee 20 February 2018 [Draft] : 20 February 2018


The Convener

Thank you for that. As there are no comments or questions from members, we will move into private session. Our next meeting will be on Tuesday 27 February, when our main business will be con...



Justice Committee 20 February 2018 [Draft] : 20 February 2018


The Convener

Item 4 is feedback from the Justice Sub-Committee on Policing on its meeting of 8 February 2018. Following the verbal report, there will be an opportunity for brief comments or questions, sh...



Justice Committee 20 February 2018 [Draft] : 20 February 2018


The Convener

Under item 3, I invite the committee to delegate to me, as convener, responsibility for arranging for the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body to pay, on request, witness expenses for the e...



Justice Committee 20 February 2018 [Draft] : 20 February 2018


The Convener

I understand. The question is whether the process is a negotiation or whether it is about trying to seek agreement. That might well be a time-will-tell question.



Justice Committee 20 February 2018 [Draft] : 20 February 2018


The Convener

Is that the position? Is it a negotiation, or are the parties seeking agreement? I suppose that that is the key point on which to get views, if there are any, although I am not sure that it ...



Justice Committee 20 February 2018 [Draft] : 20 February 2018


The Convener

In any case, the world is getting smaller in terrorist terms.



Justice Committee 20 February 2018 [Draft] : 20 February 2018


The Convener

To address your initial point, the measures are there for a reason, and if they are not in place, the process will be more time consuming. If the political will is there, and both the UK and...



Justice Committee 20 February 2018 [Draft] : 20 February 2018


The Convener

I want to add to the mix the Gartcosh crime campus and the internationally recognised cutting-edge work that is done there. That might be a wee bit of a trump card for Scotland, given that t...



Justice Committee 20 February 2018 [Draft] : 20 February 2018


The Convener

Michael Clancy has already expressed considerable concern about the timeframe, but he is welcome to respond.



Justice Committee 20 February 2018 [Draft] : 20 February 2018


The Convener

That is the problem, I suppose—it is a moving feast. 11:15  

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
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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-10633: Margaret Mitchell, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 23/02/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-10500: Margaret Mitchell, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 15/02/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-10501: Margaret Mitchell, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 15/02/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-10430: Margaret Mitchell, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12/02/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-10392: Margaret Mitchell, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 08/02/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-10382: Margaret Mitchell, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 07/02/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-10346: Margaret Mitchell, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 06/02/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-10231: Margaret Mitchell, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 31/01/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-09957: Margaret Mitchell, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 17/01/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-09956: Margaret Mitchell, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 17/01/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5O-01732: Margaret Mitchell, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 23/01/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-01686: Margaret Mitchell, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 09/01/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5T-00861: Margaret Mitchell, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 08/01/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-13463: Margaret Mitchell, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 14/12/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5T-00759: Margaret Mitchell, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 13/11/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-12649: Margaret Mitchell, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 09/11/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-12648: Margaret Mitchell, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 09/11/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-12650: Margaret Mitchell, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 09/11/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-01477: Margaret Mitchell, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 07/11/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-12484: Margaret Mitchell, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 06/11/2017 Show Full Question >>

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