Maurice Golden MSP

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Meeting of the Parliament 12 June 2018 [Draft] : 12 June 2018


Maurice Golden (West Scotland) (Con)

Given the closure of Longannet, has the Scottish Government considered what impact the transition to a decarbonised energy supply might have in the event of a bla...



Meeting of the Parliament 07 June 2018 [Draft] : 07 June 2018


Maurice Golden

There certainly should be onshore wind farms where communities support them. There is a compelling case that, where local communities are advocating onshore wind, we should allow them to rec...



Meeting of the Parliament 07 June 2018 [Draft] : 07 June 2018


Maurice Golden (West Scotland) (Con)

We all understand how onshore wind has been used to deliver environmental benefits by helping to replace fossil fuels, to the point at which it accounted for two ...



Meeting of the Parliament 15 May 2018 [Draft] : 15 May 2018


Maurice Golden (West Scotland) (Con)

Let me begin by paying my respects to the many people who have tragically been killed and injured during the protests in Jerusal...



Meeting of the Parliament 15 May 2018 [Draft] : 15 May 2018


Maurice Golden

I am sorry, Presiding Officer. I should have said, “Who do we have?”, which would have been more grammatically correct, I believe. [



Meeting of the Parliament 15 May 2018 [Draft] : 15 May 2018


Maurice Golden

Who have we got? I will give way to Patrick Harvie.



Meeting of the Parliament 15 May 2018 [Draft] : 15 May 2018


Maurice Golden (West Scotland) (Con)

I put on record my complete support for the establishment of this Parliament, even if I was not old enough to vote for it let alone be a representative in the fir...



Meeting of the Parliament 24 April 2018 : 24 April 2018


Maurice Golden (West Scotland) (Con)

Did the First Minister overrule the minister on making a deal?



Meeting of the Parliament 17 April 2018 : 17 April 2018


Maurice Golden (West Scotland) (Con)

We need to tackle air pollution and it is clear from the contributions today that that mood is felt throughout the chamber. Air pollution is a major problem in Sc...



Meeting of the Parliament 29 March 2018 : 29 March 2018


Maurice Golden (West Scotland) (Con)

Will the cabinet secretary describe how the Scottish Government intends to support low-income families who are struggling to cope with the rising cost of rent?

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
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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AgainstCarried
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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S5M-12573: Historical Sexual Offences (Pardons and Disregards) (Scotland) Bill (Michael Matheson)
Meeting Date: 06/06/2018
Result - For: 119, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-12483: Housing (Amendment) (Scotland) Bill (Kevin Stewart)
Meeting Date: 31/05/2018
Result - For: 114, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
SP Bill 15: Islands (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 17
Meeting Date: 30/05/2018
Result - For: 94, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
Not VotedCarried
SP Bill 15: Islands (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 8
Meeting Date: 30/05/2018
Result - For: 89, Against: 34 Abstain: 0
Not VotedCarried

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Motion S5M-12641: Maurice Golden, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 06/06/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12454: Maurice Golden, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 28/05/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12363: Maurice Golden, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22/05/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12366: Maurice Golden, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22/05/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12367: Maurice Golden, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22/05/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12365: Maurice Golden, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22/05/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12364: Maurice Golden, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22/05/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12302: Maurice Golden, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 17/05/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12237: Maurice Golden, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 14/05/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11908: Maurice Golden, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 26/04/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-16819: Maurice Golden, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 20/05/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16818: Maurice Golden, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 20/05/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16726: Maurice Golden, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16/05/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16308: Maurice Golden, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 01/05/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16243: Maurice Golden, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 27/04/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16113: Maurice Golden, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 20/04/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-15778: Maurice Golden, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 02/04/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-15646: Maurice Golden, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 25/03/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-15466: Maurice Golden, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 20/03/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-15202: Maurice Golden, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10/03/2018 Show Full Question >>

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