Nicola Sturgeon MSP

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Nicola Sturgeon MSP

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  • Member for: Glasgow Southside
  • Region: Glasgow
  • Party: Scottish National Party

Nicola is a member of the following Committees:

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

Parliamentary Activities

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Meeting of the Parliament 15 November 2018 : 15 November 2018


The First Minister

It was to the credit of the Tories, and Jackson Carlaw in particular, that they supported minimum unit pricing. They did so before Labour did—I do not know whethe...



Meeting of the Parliament 15 November 2018 : 15 November 2018


The First Minister (Nicola Sturgeon)

Scotland’s world-leading minimum pricing measure targets the low-cost, high-strength alcohol that causes so much damage to our communities. It has been in place f...



Meeting of the Parliament 15 November 2018 : 15 November 2018


The First Minister

I encourage—not just encourage, but support—anybody who has experience of bullying at NHS Highland or anywhere else to come forward and discuss their experience. ...



Meeting of the Parliament 15 November 2018 : 15 November 2018


The First Minister

Fulton MacGregor is right to raise the issue. We take child and adolescent mental health very seriously. We have discussed in th...



Meeting of the Parliament 15 November 2018 : 15 November 2018


The First Minister (Nicola Sturgeon)

Anti-bullying week 2018 provides us with the opportunity to send a clear and positive message that bullying of any kind is totally unacceptable and that when it h...



Meeting of the Parliament 15 November 2018 : 15 November 2018


The First Minister

I have seen this morning reports of the instances that John Finnie has raised. I have not yet had the opportunity to look into the detail. The suggestion that Joh...



Meeting of the Parliament 15 November 2018 : 15 November 2018


The First Minister (Nicola Sturgeon)

This is a serious issue that has to be looked at seriously. The Cabinet discussed the issue on Tuesday in the context of the tragic case that Pauline McNeill has raised.



Meeting of the Parliament 15 November 2018 : 15 November 2018


The First Minister (Nicola Sturgeon)

Bruce Crawford is right to say that the deal that the Prime Minister has brought forward is “dead in the water”. She does not need me to tell her that—her own back benchers have been lining ...



Meeting of the Parliament 15 November 2018 : 15 November 2018


The First Minister (Nicola Sturgeon)

I agree with Anas Sarwar. I thank him for raising the issue and for how he has done so. He is right to say that those men were forgotten heroes. Today, as a resul...



Meeting of the Parliament 15 November 2018 : 15 November 2018


The First Minister (Nicola Sturgeon)

I welcome the U-turn—although it is long overdue. I congratulate Stuart McMillan on all the good hard work that he has done on the issue.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-14749.3: Physical Activity, Diet and Healthy Weight (David Stewart)
Meeting Date: 15/11/2018
Result - For: 24, Against: 78 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-14749.4: Physical Activity, Diet and Healthy Weight (Alison Johnstone)
Meeting Date: 15/11/2018
Result - For: 23, Against: 79 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-14717.3: Investing in Social Care for Scotland’s Future (Jeane Freeman)
Meeting Date: 14/11/2018
Result - For: 92, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-14717: Investing in Social Care for Scotland’s Future (Alex Rowley)
Meeting Date: 14/11/2018
Result - For: 91, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-14720.3: ScotRail Break Clause (Paul Wheelhouse)
Meeting Date: 14/11/2018
Result - For: 60, Against: 60 Abstain: 0, Casting Vote: Against
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ForDefeated
S5M-14720.2: ScotRail Break Clause (Jamie Greene)
Meeting Date: 14/11/2018
Result - For: 27, Against: 93 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-14720: ScotRail Break Clause (Colin Smyth)
Meeting Date: 14/11/2018
Result - For: 34, Against: 85 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 26: Prescription (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 1
Meeting Date: 08/11/2018
Result - For: 27, Against: 78 Abstain: 0
Not VotedDefeated
SP Bill 26: Prescription (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 2
Meeting Date: 08/11/2018
Result - For: 29, Against: 81 Abstain: 0
Not VotedDefeated
SP Bill 26: Prescription (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 3
Meeting Date: 08/11/2018
Result - For: 29, Against: 81 Abstain: 0
Not VotedDefeated

Search for other Motions lodged by Nicola Sturgeon
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Motion S5M-14666: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow Southside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 06/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13703: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow Southside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 31/08/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13017: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow Southside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27/06/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13018: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow Southside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27/06/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-10285: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow Southside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/02/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-08732: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow Southside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 07/11/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05282: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow Southside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 24/04/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-04710: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow Southside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20/03/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-01254: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow Southside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 01/09/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-00601: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow Southside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27/06/2016 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S2F-02139: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27/02/2006 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-18574: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/08/2005 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-18575: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/08/2005 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-18531: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/08/2005 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-18537: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/08/2005 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-18534: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/08/2005 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-18532: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/08/2005 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-18535: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/08/2005 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-18536: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/08/2005 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-18533: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/08/2005 Show Full Question >>

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