Maurice Golden MSP

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Meeting of the Parliament 26 June 2018 : 26 June 2018


Maurice Golden

Mr McMillan should recognise the fact that a whole host of UK ministers are coming to the Scottish Parliament to appear in front of committees; indeed, it is nota...



Meeting of the Parliament 26 June 2018 : 26 June 2018


Maurice Golden

No, that was voted on not in 1998—I know this because I was not old enough to vote in that referendum—but in 1997. The powers of the devolved Government have been...



Meeting of the Parliament 26 June 2018 : 26 June 2018


Maurice Golden (West Scotland) (Con)

I want to talk about respect: respect for the people, for Parliaments and for politicians. I believe that we need to act with the decorum and diligence that refle...



Meeting of the Parliament 12 June 2018 : 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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : 15 May 2018


Maurice Golden

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



Meeting of the Parliament 15 May 2018 : 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...

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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Not VotedDefeated
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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Not VotedCarried
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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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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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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AgainstCarried
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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AgainstCarried

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Motion S5M-13389: Maurice Golden, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 31/07/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13386: Maurice Golden, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 31/07/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13388: Maurice Golden, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 31/07/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13387: Maurice Golden, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 31/07/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13384: Maurice Golden, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 31/07/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13385: Maurice Golden, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 31/07/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13383: Maurice Golden, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 31/07/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13101: Maurice Golden, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 09/07/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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 >>
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Question S5W-18170: Maurice Golden, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10/08/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18169: Maurice Golden, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10/08/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18047: Maurice Golden, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 06/08/2018 R Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18046: Maurice Golden, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 06/08/2018 R Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18016: Maurice Golden, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 02/08/2018 R Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18015: Maurice Golden, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 02/08/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18013: Maurice Golden, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 02/08/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18012: Maurice Golden, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 02/08/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18014: Maurice Golden, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 02/08/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17843: Maurice Golden, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 23/07/2018 Show Full Question >>

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