Maureen Watt MSP

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Maureen Watt MSP

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  • Member for: Aberdeen South and North Kincardine
  • Region: North East Scotland
  • Party: Scottish National Party

Maureen is a member of the following Committees:

Maureen is a member of the following Cross-Party Groups:

Parliamentary Activities

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Meeting of the Parliament 20 June 2018 [Draft] : 20 June 2018


Maureen Watt

I am aware of the Kris Boyd Charity. There are a wide range of interventions, and peer support is absolutely crucial. Under the suicide prevention action plan, I ...



Meeting of the Parliament 20 June 2018 [Draft] : 20 June 2018


Maureen Watt

Every life matters and every death by suicide is a tragedy. Everyone has a role to play in suicide prevention. NHS Health Scotla...



Meeting of the Parliament 20 June 2018 [Draft] : 20 June 2018


The Minister for Mental Health (Maureen Watt)

Mental health and suicide prevention are an absolute priority for the Scottish Government. Over the past several years, we have worked with a wide range of partne...



Meeting of the Parliament 20 June 2018 [Draft] : 20 June 2018


Maureen Watt

I thank Linda Fabiani for her interest in the pilot that is under way in her area, and I thank her for hosting the parliamentary reception for members of the inte...



Meeting of the Parliament 20 June 2018 [Draft] : 20 June 2018


The Minister for Mental Health (Maureen Watt)

The distress brief intervention pilot went live in June 2017, initially in Lanarkshire only, with the other pilot areas in Aberdeen, the Scottish Borders and Inverness going live in October ...



Meeting of the Parliament 20 June 2018 [Draft] : 20 June 2018


Maureen Watt

As I said in my previous answer, that information is not collected at the moment but we are looking into the matter and are in d...



Meeting of the Parliament 20 June 2018 [Draft] : 20 June 2018


The Minister for Mental Health (Maureen Watt)

The data on waiting times for psychological therapies is collected by Information Services Division Scotland. The data is gathered in an aggregate form from NHS b...



Meeting of the Parliament 13 June 2018 [Draft] : 13 June 2018


Maureen Watt

I am in my last minute.



Meeting of the Parliament 13 June 2018 [Draft] : 13 June 2018


The Minister for Mental Health (Maureen Watt)

Thank you, Presiding Officer. Six minutes is a rather short time to address these important issues, but I will do my best.



Meeting of the Parliament 05 June 2018 [Draft] : 05 June 2018


The Minister for Mental Health (Maureen Watt)

I, too, begin by commending Daniel Johnson for bringing the motion to the chamber. On a previous occasion, he bravely shared his...

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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Not VotedCarried
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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ForCarried
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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ForDefeated
S5M-12706: Health (Alex Cole-Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 13/06/2018
Result - For: 62, Against: 0 Abstain: 62
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AbstainCarried
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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ForCarried
S5M-12708: Finance and the Constitution (Willie Rennie)
Meeting Date: 13/06/2018
Result - For: 67, Against: 56 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
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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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Motion S5M-13210: Maureen Watt, Aberdeen South and North Kincardine, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16/07/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12706.4: Maureen Watt, Aberdeen South and North Kincardine, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12/06/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-09000: Maureen Watt, Aberdeen South and North Kincardine, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20/11/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05950: Maureen Watt, Aberdeen South and North Kincardine, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 01/06/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05951: Maureen Watt, Aberdeen South and North Kincardine, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 01/06/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05949: Maureen Watt, Aberdeen South and North Kincardine, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 01/06/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05752: Maureen Watt, Aberdeen South and North Kincardine, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23/05/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05753: Maureen Watt, Aberdeen South and North Kincardine, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23/05/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15996: Maureen Watt, Aberdeen South and North Kincardine, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/03/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15801: Maureen Watt, Aberdeen South and North Kincardine, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 01/03/2016 Show Full Motion >>
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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Question S4O-03664: Maureen Watt, Aberdeen South and North Kincardine, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/11/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03599: Maureen Watt, Aberdeen South and North Kincardine, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 01/10/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03511: Maureen Watt, Aberdeen South and North Kincardine, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/09/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4T-00786: Maureen Watt, Aberdeen South and North Kincardine, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18/08/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-22342: Maureen Watt, Aberdeen South and North Kincardine, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12/08/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03460: Maureen Watt, Aberdeen South and North Kincardine, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 06/08/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03419: Maureen Watt, Aberdeen South and North Kincardine, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18/06/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-21330: Maureen Watt, Aberdeen South and North Kincardine, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27/05/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03218: Maureen Watt, Aberdeen South and North Kincardine, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 06/05/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03168: Maureen Watt, Aberdeen South and North Kincardine, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23/04/2014 Show Full Question >>

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