Maurice Golden MSP

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Meeting of the Parliament 17 April 2018 [Draft] : 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?

Meeting of the Parliament 28 March 2018 [Draft] : 28 March 2018


Maurice Golden (West Scotland) (Con)

I congratulate Graeme Dey for securing this members’ business debate. I confess that it was more convenient for me, as a keen advocate of tackling climate change, to indulge the member throu...



Meeting of the Parliament 21 March 2018 [Draft] : 21 March 2018


Maurice Golden

Again, let us be clear: EU law is, in this respect, undefined. I will articulate that particular point. Article 191 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the Europe...



Meeting of the Parliament 21 March 2018 [Draft] : 21 March 2018


Maurice Golden (West Scotland) (Con)

First, I make it clear that the Conservatives agree with the guiding principles on the environment and animal welfare. However, the codifying of EU law in the con...



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


Maurice Golden (West Scotland) (Con)

As I have previously intimated to you, Presiding Officer, I apologise that I will have to leave shortly after making my contribution. I also apologise to members who are in the chamber.

Finance and Constitution Committee 14 March 2018 [Draft] : 14 March 2018


Maurice Golden

Amendment 186 is part of essential scrutiny. Reporting to Parliament is critical. If we had a second or revising chamber, the consistency argument could be applie...



Finance and Constitution Committee 14 March 2018 [Draft] : 14 March 2018


Maurice Golden (West Scotland) (Con)

My amendment refers to quarterly reports on the use of power. Members will see the specifics, so there is no need to go through ...



Meeting of the Parliament 14 March 2018 [Draft] : 14 March 2018


Maurice Golden

I wonder whether we could focus on whether the twelvefold increase in incineration is compatible with the circular economy that the minister has so adeptly articulated.



Meeting of the Parliament 14 March 2018 [Draft] : 14 March 2018


Maurice Golden

I respect the work that the member has carried out in Blantyre. I wonder whether the member thinks that any of the proposed facilities should be built in Scotland.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-11695.2: Safe Injection Services (Annie Wells)
Meeting Date: 19/04/2018
Result - For: 27, Against: 80 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-11695.3: Safe Injection Services (Anas Sarwar)
Meeting Date: 19/04/2018
Result - For: 47, Against: 54 Abstain: 6
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-11695.1: Safe Injection Services (Alex Cole-Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 19/04/2018
Result - For: 9, Against: 98 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-11695: Safe Injection Services (Aileen Campbell)
Meeting Date: 19/04/2018
Result - For: 79, Against: 27 Abstain: 1
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-11347.1: Scotland’s Support for the (UNESCO) Convention for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage (Rachael Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 29/03/2018
Result - For: 27, Against: 78 Abstain: 0
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S5M-11289.2: Better Buses (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2018
Result - For: 63, Against: 51 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-11289: Better Buses (John Finnie)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2018
Result - For: 109, Against: 0 Abstain: 5
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ForCarried
S5M-11290.2.1: Scrap the Council Tax (Murdo Fraser)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2018
Result - For: 28, Against: 86 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-11290.2: Scrap the Council Tax (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2018
Result - For: 86, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-11290.1: Scrap the Council Tax (James Kelly)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2018
Result - For: 23, Against: 91 Abstain: 0
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Motion S5M-11708: Maurice Golden, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18/04/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11600: Maurice Golden, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12/04/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11585: Maurice Golden, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12/04/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11394: Maurice Golden, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 28/03/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11354: Maurice Golden, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 27/03/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11356: Maurice Golden, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 27/03/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11355: Maurice Golden, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 27/03/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11353: Maurice Golden, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 27/03/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11349: Maurice Golden, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 27/03/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11275: Maurice Golden, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 23/03/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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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-15229: Maurice Golden, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12/03/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-15202: Maurice Golden, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10/03/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-15201: Maurice Golden, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10/03/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-15200: Maurice Golden, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10/03/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-15197: Maurice Golden, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 09/03/2018 R Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-15045: Maurice Golden, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 04/03/2018 Show Full Question >>

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