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Meeting of the Parliament 04 October 2018 : 04 October 2018


Richard Leonard

The answer to the question that I asked is not 20,000 children. It is that 30,000 children would be lifted out of poverty. That could be the First Minister’s 2019...



Meeting of the Parliament 04 October 2018 : 04 October 2018


Richard Leonard

Let us be clear: the First Minister has a target for 12 years’ time, but not for 12 months’ time. One action that would make an immediate difference to child pove...



Meeting of the Parliament 04 October 2018 : 04 October 2018


2. Richard Leonard (Central Scotland) (Lab)

This week, the highly respected Joseph Rowntree Foundation published its annual “Poverty in Scotland 2018” report. It showed that one in four children in Scotland today lives in poverty. The...



Meeting of the Parliament 02 October 2018 [Draft] : 02 October 2018


Richard Leonard (Central Scotland) (Lab)

I rise on behalf of the Scottish Labour Party to pay tribute to Sir Alex Fergusson and to support the motion.



Meeting of the Parliament 27 September 2018 [Draft] : 27 September 2018


Richard Leonard

We are just asking the First Minister to make her mind up on the question.



Meeting of the Parliament 27 September 2018 [Draft] : 27 September 2018


Richard Leonard

Adam McVey says that at least £11 million of revenue could be raised in Edinburgh by the introduction of a small levy on overnight stays, and Highland Council say...



Meeting of the Parliament 27 September 2018 [Draft] : 27 September 2018


2. Richard Leonard (Central Scotland) (Lab)

Why does the First Minister not agree with Adam McVey, the Scottish National Party leader of the City of Edinburgh Council, when it comes to a small tax for tourists?



Meeting of the Parliament 20 September 2018 [Draft] : 20 September 2018


Richard Leonard

Nicola Sturgeon says that education is the driving and defining priority of her Government. She says that she wants to be judged by her record on it, so let us lo...



Meeting of the Parliament 20 September 2018 [Draft] : 20 September 2018


Richard Leonard

Last night, Parliament voted decisively to scrap primary 1 tests. We have a First Minister who talks a lot about the will of Par...



Meeting of the Parliament 20 September 2018 [Draft] : 20 September 2018


2. Richard Leonard (Central Scotland) (Lab)

The Scottish Government still appears to believe that without standardised testing of five-year-olds, teachers will not be able to assess our children’s learning needs. Scotland’s teachers p...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-14059.2: Scotland’s Role in the Development of Future UK Trade Arrangements (Adam Tomkins)
Meeting Date: 25/09/2018
Result - For: 29, Against: 84 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-14059: Scotland’s Role in the Development of Future UK Trade Arrangements (Ivan McKee)
Meeting Date: 25/09/2018
Result - For: 84, Against: 0 Abstain: 29
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-13995.1: Violence Reduction in Scotland, Progress and Future Priorities (Liam Kerr)
Meeting Date: 20/09/2018
Result - For: 27, Against: 86 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-13995: Violence Reduction in Scotland, Progress and Future Priorities (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 20/09/2018
Result - For: 86, Against: 0 Abstain: 26
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-13945.1: Primary 1 Tests (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 19/09/2018
Result - For: 61, Against: 63 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-13945: Primary 1 Tests (Liz Smith)
Meeting Date: 19/09/2018
Result - For: 63, Against: 61 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-13876.1: Celebrating Scotland’s Food and Drink Success Story (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 13/09/2018
Result - For: 62, Against: 58 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-13876.2: Celebrating Scotland’s Food and Drink Success Story (Mike Rumbles)
Meeting Date: 13/09/2018
Result - For: 117, Against: 0 Abstain: 2
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ForCarried
S5M-13876: Celebrating Scotland’s Food and Drink Success Story (Fergus Ewing)
Meeting Date: 13/09/2018
Result - For: 62, Against: 0 Abstain: 58
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ForCarried
S5M-13813.2: The Social Enterprise World Forum 2018 (Monica Lennon)
Meeting Date: 11/09/2018
Result - For: 88, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried

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Motion S5M-12842: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 15/06/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-10285.1: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/02/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-09513.2: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/12/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-09367: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 04/12/2017 R Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-07165: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/08/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05630.2: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/05/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05404: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 28/04/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05260: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20/04/2017 R Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-04431: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 03/03/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-03898.1: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 08/02/2017 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5F-02654: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 28/09/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-02630: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20/09/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-02602: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 13/09/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-02598: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 10/09/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-02539: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 30/08/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-02508: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 25/06/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-02478: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 14/06/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-02450: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 07/06/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-02418: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 31/05/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-02395: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 24/05/2018 Show Full Question >>

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