Michael Matheson MSP

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Michael Matheson MSP

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  • Member for: Falkirk West
  • Region: Central Scotland
  • Party: Scottish National Party

Michael is a member of the following Committees:

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

Parliamentary Activities

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Meeting of the Parliament 21 November 2017 Business until 14:45 : 21 November 2017


Michael Matheson

Patrick Harvie has raised a very important issue. Comments have been made in the press about such issues. Everyone has a responsibility to ensure that the issue i...



Meeting of the Parliament 21 November 2017 Business until 14:45 : 21 November 2017


Michael Matheson

I know Govanhill well and I regularly pass through the area. I have been struck by the police presence there in recent times. On...



Meeting of the Parliament 21 November 2017 Business until 14:45 : 21 November 2017


Michael Matheson

We need to put this in context. Allegations have been made in a newspaper article. Police Scotland and Glasgow City Council’s social work department have made it ...



Meeting of the Parliament 21 November 2017 Business until 14:45 : 21 November 2017


Michael Matheson

Action was taken in a number of areas by the Scottish Government to make sure that we have robust and effective child protection measures in place. One of those a...



Meeting of the Parliament 21 November 2017 Business until 14:45 : 21 November 2017


Michael Matheson

The issue of child sexual exploitation is complex. Abuse of children is an area of criminal activity that is very often hidden and underreported, which can present challenges for law enforce...



Meeting of the Parliament 21 November 2017 Business until 14:45 : 21 November 2017


Michael Matheson

Liam McArthur will recognise that Police Scotland is now taking forward an investigation. As Police Scotland has stated, all the individuals who were named in the...



Meeting of the Parliament 21 November 2017 Business until 14:45 : 21 November 2017


The Cabinet Secretary for Justice (Michael Matheson)

The allegations of child sexual exploitation in the Govanhill area that were made in the press over the weekend are deeply concerning, and anyone with evidence of...



Meeting of the Parliament 15 November 2017 [Draft] : 15 November 2017


Michael Matheson

How the staffing complement is configured in the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service is a matter for the chief officer.



Meeting of the Parliament 15 November 2017 [Draft] : 15 November 2017


Michael Matheson

I welcome the initiative that has been taken at Golspie high school. I know that our police and fire services work closely with a number of youth-based organisati...



Meeting of the Parliament 15 November 2017 [Draft] : 15 November 2017


The Cabinet Secretary for Justice (Michael Matheson)

Workforce planning and recruitment are, rightly, matters for the chief constable and the chief officer.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-09000.3: Suicide Prevention in Scotland (Monica Lennon)
Meeting Date: 21/11/2017
Result - For: 77, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-09000: Suicide Prevention in Scotland (Maureen Watt)
Meeting Date: 21/11/2017
Result - For: 77, Against: 0 Abstain: 27
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-08596: Edinburgh Bakers' Widows' Fund Bill (Tom Arthur)
Meeting Date: 21/11/2017
Result - For: 102, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-08828.1: Migration (Jackson Carlaw)
Meeting Date: 14/11/2017
Result - For: 29, Against: 78 Abstain: 0
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S5M-08828: Migration (Alasdair Allan)
Meeting Date: 14/11/2017
Result - For: 74, Against: 33 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
SPCB Election
Meeting Date: 14/11/2017
Result - For: 106, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 7: Seat Belts on School Transport (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 1
Meeting Date: 09/11/2017
Result - For: 98, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
Not VotedCarried
SP Bill 7: Seat Belts on School Transport (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 2
Meeting Date: 09/11/2017
Result - For: 67, Against: 25 Abstain: 0
Not VotedCarried
S5M-08706: Seat Belts on School Transport (Scotland) Bill (Gillian Martin)
Meeting Date: 09/11/2017
Result - For: 102, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-08696: Child Poverty (Scotland) Bill (Angela Constance)
Meeting Date: 08/11/2017
Result - For: 115, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried

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Motion S5M-08838: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13/11/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-08837: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13/11/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-08386: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 24/10/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-07905: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26/09/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-06031: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12/06/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05624: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16/05/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05625: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16/05/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05286: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 24/04/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-03924: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 08/02/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-03909: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 07/02/2017 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S3W-40158: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/03/2011 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-40152: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/03/2011 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-40160: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/03/2011 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-40159: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/03/2011 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-40154: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/03/2011 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-40157: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/03/2011 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-40156: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/03/2011 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-40155: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/03/2011 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-39739: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/02/2011 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-39064: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26/01/2011 Show Full Question >>

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