Maurice Golden MSP

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Meeting of the Parliament 17 May 2017 [Draft] : 17 May 2017


Maurice Golden (West Scotland) (Con)

Incinerator capacity is projected to increase 12 times in the next five years, which means that councils might be contracted to burn and recycle the same waste. C...



Meeting of the Parliament 02 May 2017 [Draft] : 02 May 2017


Maurice Golden

The committee took evidence on that question. Some deer management groups have only recently been established, so it will take time to deliver their deer manageme...



Meeting of the Parliament 02 May 2017 [Draft] : 02 May 2017


Maurice Golden (West Scotland) (Con)

It is an honour to close the debate on behalf of the Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee.



Meeting of the Parliament 25 April 2017 : 25 April 2017


Maurice Golden (West Scotland) (Con)

At 8.30 pm on 25 March, thousands of Scots joined millions around the world to mark earth hour. From all walks of life, people c...



Meeting of the Parliament 20 April 2017 : 20 April 2017


Maurice Golden

That was clearly in reference to the way in which the SNP is treating the issue. I hope that Mr Brown would recognise that. How many military personnel would there be in an independent Scotl...



Meeting of the Parliament 20 April 2017 : 20 April 2017


Maurice Golden

It was the wrong point of intervention; nevertheless, I can say that I am sad to see the closures but recognise that we have to have a modern, fit-for-purpose building infrastructure to supp...



Meeting of the Parliament 20 April 2017 : 20 April 2017


Maurice Golden

I have before me what the SNP has said previously on the matter, but I will happily take an intervention in order to circumvent some of that.



Meeting of the Parliament 20 April 2017 : 20 April 2017


Maurice Golden

We certainly need to support British industry. One of the ways in which we can do that is to encourage the defence sector in Scotland, which offers a lot of oppor...



Meeting of the Parliament 20 April 2017 : 20 April 2017


Maurice Golden (West Scotland) (Con)

First, I want to recognise Scotland’s historic and on-going contribution to the defence of our nation and the upholding of freedom and democracy across the world....



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 18 April 2017 : 18 April 2017


Maurice Golden

That is purely on the basis of the standard of proof involved. I think that the point has been made on both sides. I was interested in whether there are other asp...

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-05835: Maurice Golden, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 25/05/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05834: Maurice Golden, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 25/05/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05832: Maurice Golden, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 25/05/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05831: Maurice Golden, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 25/05/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05663: Maurice Golden, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 17/05/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05668: Maurice Golden, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 17/05/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05609: Maurice Golden, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 15/05/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05607: Maurice Golden, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 15/05/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05148: Maurice Golden, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12/04/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-04633: Maurice Golden, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 15/03/2017 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-09000: Maurice Golden, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 25/04/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-08977: Maurice Golden, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 25/04/2017 R Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-08976: Maurice Golden, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 25/04/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-00938: Maurice Golden, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 25/04/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-08764: Maurice Golden, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10/04/2017 Show Full Question >>
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Question S5W-08676: Maurice Golden, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 04/04/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-08675: Maurice Golden, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 04/04/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-08674: Maurice Golden, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 04/04/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-08394: Maurice Golden, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 23/03/2017 Show Full Question >>

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