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

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Justice Committee 28 March 2017 [Draft] : 28 March 2017


Michael Matheson

By and large, the challenges are different; it is not that they are more.



Justice Committee 28 March 2017 [Draft] : 28 March 2017


Michael Matheson

I do not agree that there are more challenges—I think that they are different.



Justice Committee 28 March 2017 [Draft] : 28 March 2017


Michael Matheson

It is important to recognise that nobody is saying that railway policing is the same as airport or port policing. They all have different challenges and risks associated with them. They are ...



Justice Committee 28 March 2017 [Draft] : 28 March 2017


Michael Matheson

I can confirm that there was liaison between Police Scotland and the BTP before that decision was made.



Justice Committee 28 March 2017 [Draft] : 28 March 2017


Michael Matheson

I am conscious that we are going off the subject of the bill. I was aware of the approach that Police Scotland is taking. It is a good example of the dynamic natu...



Justice Committee 28 March 2017 [Draft] : 28 March 2017


Michael Matheson

It is worth keeping in mind that the extent of Taser deployment, which is to a limited number of train stations in Scotland, is on a smaller scale than it is in o...



Justice Committee 28 March 2017 [Draft] : 28 March 2017


Michael Matheson

It is also fair to say that Calum Steele, in his evidence to the committee, recognised some of the risks and challenges of integration, but his view is that none ...



Justice Committee 28 March 2017 [Draft] : 28 March 2017


Michael Matheson

He was talking about taking forward the integration of the BTP in the light of the challenges that were experienced in integrating eight territorial forces into a...



Justice Committee 28 March 2017 [Draft] : 28 March 2017


Michael Matheson

The term “luxury” was used by ACC Higgins—



Justice Committee 28 March 2017 [Draft] : 28 March 2017


Michael Matheson

First, I will deal with the issue of moving to a single force. With all due respect, the legislation that provided for the move to a national service was supporte...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-04920.1: Education (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 29/03/2017
Result - For: 68, Against: 53 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-04919.2: Censure and Apology on the Anniversary of the Chinese Agreement (Keith Brown)
Meeting Date: 29/03/2017
Result - For: 63, Against: 55 Abstain: 3
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ForCarried
S5M-04919.3: Censure and Apology on the Anniversary of the Chinese Agreement (Jackie Baillie)
Meeting Date: 29/03/2017
Result - For: 58, Against: 63 Abstain: 0
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S5M-04919: Censure and Apology on the Anniversary of the Chinese Agreement (Willie Rennie)
Meeting Date: 29/03/2017
Result - For: 64, Against: 54 Abstain: 3
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ForCarried
S5M-04710.2: Scotland's Choice (Ruth Davidson)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2017
Result - For: 31, Against: 97 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-04710.4: Scotland's Choice (Kezia Dugdale)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2017
Result - For: 28, Against: 100 Abstain: 0
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S5M-04710.5: Scotland's Choice (Patrick Harvie)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2017
Result - For: 69, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-04710.3: Scotland's Choice (Willie Rennie)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2017
Result - For: 28, Against: 100 Abstain: 0
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S5M-04710: Scotland's Choice (Nicola Sturgeon)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2017
Result - For: 69, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-04472.1: Local Government Finance (Scotland) Order 2017 [draft] (Alex Rowley)
Meeting Date: 09/03/2017
Result - For: 57, Against: 66 Abstain: 0
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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 >>
Motion S5M-03459: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/01/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-02806: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28/11/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-02262: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 01/11/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-02203: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 31/10/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-02127: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/10/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-01832: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 04/10/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-01525: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16/09/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-01518: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16/09/2016 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 >>
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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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