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Meeting of the Parliament 24 May 2017 [Draft] : 24 May 2017


Mark Ruskell (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Green)

Is Graham Dey right when he suggests that SNH does not have the budget to run a national consultation, or even a conversation, about where future national parks could be?



Meeting of the Parliament 24 May 2017 [Draft] : 24 May 2017


Mark Ruskell (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Green)

I thank Liam Kerr for lodging the motion. The debate is very welcome because it is not often that we get the chance in the chamber to debate cycling and how cycli...



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 23 May 2017 [Draft] : 23 May 2017


Mark Ruskell

Convener, I would be uncomfortable if we were endorsing those proposals. However, I am content for them to be noted.



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 23 May 2017 [Draft] : 23 May 2017


Mark Ruskell

I, too, want to thank Logan Steele for the measured way in which he has presented the petition and the evidence before us. It ha...



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 23 May 2017 [Draft] : 23 May 2017


Mark Ruskell

I am hypothesising, but if someone wanted to get round the eventual legislation, they would have to conduct the circus somewhere other than in a tent, and they wo...



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 23 May 2017 [Draft] : 23 May 2017


Mark Ruskell

The act from the 1970s refers to animals being used in a performance setting to carry out tricks or manoeuvres. Is that largely irrelevant to the bill, because yo...



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 23 May 2017 [Draft] : 23 May 2017


Mark Ruskell

But it is already defined in law under several different acts. It is stated quite specifically what the nature of a circus is. I am asking about that difficulty, ...



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 23 May 2017 [Draft] : 23 May 2017


Mark Ruskell

Returning to the definition of a circus, it is clear that there are now multiple definitions, and you are introducing a further one, which is based on the “Oxford...



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 23 May 2017 [Draft] : 23 May 2017


Mark Ruskell

I now understand the bill’s ethical basis better, but I am still trying to understand whether the public view of circuses translates to other forms of animal perf...



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 23 May 2017 [Draft] : 23 May 2017


Mark Ruskell

What is your basis for the ethical distinction between circuses and other uses of animals in performance?

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-05579: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 12/05/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05493: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 08/05/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05454: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 03/05/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05400: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 28/04/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05105: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 10/04/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-04745: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 21/03/2017 R Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-04741: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 20/03/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-04493.4: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 08/03/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-04429: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 03/03/2017 Show Full Motion >>
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