Rhoda Grant MSP

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Rhoda Grant MSP

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  • Member for: Highlands and Islands
  • Party: Scottish Labour

Rhoda is a member of the following Committees:

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Parliamentary Activities

Member of the Parliamentary Bureau

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Meeting of the Parliament 28 June 2018 : 28 June 2018


Rhoda Grant (Highlands and Islands) (Lab)

This is a long-awaited cabinet reshuffle. It was clear to us many months ago that something had to change in the health portfolio. At First Minister’s question time, Richard Leonard told the...



Meeting of the Parliament 20 June 2018 : 20 June 2018


Rhoda Grant

Will the member give way?



Meeting of the Parliament 20 June 2018 : 20 June 2018


Rhoda Grant

I move, That the Parliament notes the concerns rais...



Meeting of the Parliament 20 June 2018 : 20 June 2018


Rhoda Grant

It is surely for the minister to ensure that his answer to an FOI request is right because, ultimately, the Government is responsible. If a minister needs to depend on a special adviser to h...



Meeting of the Parliament 20 June 2018 : 20 June 2018


Rhoda Grant (Highlands and Islands) (Lab)

The intervention report from the Scottish Information Commissioner exposes the utter contempt in which this Scottish National Party Government holds the freedom o...



Meeting of the Parliament 14 June 2018 : 14 June 2018


Rhoda Grant (Highlands and Islands) (Lab)

I advise members that I, too, am a member of the joint working group on sexual harassment. I put on record my thanks to the officers who are working on that group and to Emma Ritch from Enge...



Meeting of the Parliament 14 June 2018 : 14 June 2018


Rhoda Grant (Highlands and Islands) (Lab)

The cabinet secretary alluded to the gender pay gap. The report says:



Meeting of the Parliament 14 June 2018 : 14 June 2018


Rhoda Grant (Highlands and Islands) (Lab)

Further to Christina McKelvie’s question, when will the provision in the 2015 act, which gives unaccompanied children access to an independent guardian, be implem...



Meeting of the Parliament 14 June 2018 : 14 June 2018


Rhoda Grant (Highlands and Islands) (Lab)

I had not realised that there is a 6 o’clock deadline. When a cross-party group that I chair needed audiovisual equipment, it phoned the helpdesk and the equipmen...



Meeting of the Parliament 13 June 2018 : 13 June 2018


Rhoda Grant (Highlands and Islands) (Lab)

This is a damning report. The Scottish Information Commissioner has said that the Scottish Government has to take action to act consistently within the letter and...

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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Not VotedCarried
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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AgainstDefeated
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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ForCarried
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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AgainstCarried
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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AgainstDefeated
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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AgainstCarried
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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AgainstCarried
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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ForCarried

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Motion S5M-13358: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 30/07/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13309: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 25/07/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12861: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/06/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12780: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 13/06/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12809: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 14/06/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12344.2: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 21/05/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12101: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 04/05/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12110: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 04/05/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-10851.2: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 07/03/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-10550: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20/02/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-17758: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/07/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17358: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 19/06/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02234: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/06/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02199: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 25/05/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16316: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 01/05/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02063: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 01/05/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16247: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 27/04/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16246: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 27/04/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16248: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 27/04/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16249: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 27/04/2018 Show Full Question >>

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