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Public Petitions Committee 28 June 2018 : 28 June 2018


Mark Ruskell (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Green)

I have a couple of comments to make. Other petitions have related to concerns about the management measures that are employed on driven grouse moors, including PE1615, by Logan Steele, on ra...



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 27 June 2018 : 27 June 2018


Mark Ruskell

What discussions have been held with the devolved Administrations about a UK governance process? 10:45  



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 27 June 2018 : 27 June 2018


Mark Ruskell

Surely, the proof of the pudding is in the eating, is it not? If a third runway gets built at Heathrow and there are major air quality problems in the surrounding...



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 27 June 2018 : 27 June 2018


Mark Ruskell

You do not believe that that power should be extended to individual decisions that a Government makes about developments or policy that could make an air quality ...



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 27 June 2018 : 27 June 2018


Mark Ruskell

That remit sounds wide ranging. Perhaps I can focus on one area of Government policy. The UK Government has faced repeated court appearances, alongside the Scotti...



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 27 June 2018 : 27 June 2018


Mark Ruskell

Will you say a bit more about what form the independent body for upholding environmental standards is likely to take? The critical question is what teeth it will ...



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 27 June 2018 : 27 June 2018


Mark Ruskell

Is that a view that is shared across the Government?



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 27 June 2018 : 27 June 2018


Mark Ruskell

Does that mean that environmental standards should be off the table in trade negotiations?



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 27 June 2018 : 27 June 2018


Mark Ruskell (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Green)

I want to ask about the frameworks that are being developed in relation to trade negotiations and how those may impact on environmental standards. It is clear that the UK Government could go...



Meeting of the Parliament 27 June 2018 : 27 June 2018


Mark Ruskell (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Green)

Universal credit was rolled out in Stirling last year, and it has resulted in increased rent arrears, food bank referrals and a risk of homelessness. The Scottish...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-12943: Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee's 5th Report, 2018 (Session 5) (Clare Haughey)
Meeting Date: 27/06/2018
Result - For: 101, Against: 0 Abstain: 6
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ForCarried
S5M-12891.2: World Refugee Day: Supporting People to Settle in Scotland (Michelle Ballantyne)
Meeting Date: 21/06/2018
Result - For: 20, Against: 81 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-12891.1: World Refugee Day: Supporting People to Settle in Scotland (Ross Greer)
Meeting Date: 21/06/2018
Result - For: 81, Against: 0 Abstain: 20
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ForCarried
S5M-12861.2: Review of Government FoI Handling and Record Keeping (Joe FitzPatrick)
Meeting Date: 20/06/2018
Result - For: 66, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-12706.4: Health (Maureen Watt)
Meeting Date: 13/06/2018
Result - For: 62, Against: 62 Abstain: 0, Casting Vote: Against
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-12706: Health (Alex Cole-Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 13/06/2018
Result - For: 62, Against: 0 Abstain: 62
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ForCarried
S5M-12708.4: Finance and the Constitution (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 13/06/2018
Result - For: 68, Against: 56 Abstain: 0
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S5M-12708: Finance and the Constitution (Willie Rennie)
Meeting Date: 13/06/2018
Result - For: 67, Against: 56 Abstain: 0
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S5M-12741: Approval of SSI (Joe FitzPatrick)
Meeting Date: 13/06/2018
Result - For: 103, Against: 21 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-12690.2: Improving the Lives of Scotland’s Gypsy/Travellers (John Finnie)
Meeting Date: 12/06/2018
Result - For: 76, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried

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Motion S5M-13045: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 29/06/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12844: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 15/06/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12711: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 11/06/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12140.3: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 09/05/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12040: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 02/05/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11975: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 30/04/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11539: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 09/04/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11336: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 27/03/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-10591: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 21/02/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-10446: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 13/02/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-18201: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 14/08/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18203: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 14/08/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18202: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 14/08/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18204: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 14/08/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17652: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 10/07/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17504: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 26/06/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17458: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 22/06/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17302: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 15/06/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17301: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 15/06/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17155: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 08/06/2018 Show Full Question >>

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