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Meeting of the Parliament 13 December 2018 [Draft] : 13 December 2018


Richard Leonard

Derek Mackay said yesterday that the choice is between either reducing public services or taxing more of the lowest earners. What about taxing more of the highest earners? In the end, the is...



Meeting of the Parliament 13 December 2018 [Draft] : 13 December 2018


Richard Leonard

Here are the facts: this Parliament has the power to mitigate the two-child cap, and that would immediately benefit 3,780 families across Scotland, some by more t...



Meeting of the Parliament 13 December 2018 [Draft] : 13 December 2018


2. Richard Leonard (Central Scotland) (Lab)

Yesterday, Derek Mackay said that the Scottish Government will continue to “mitigate the worst impacts” of the Tory Government’s social security cuts. Is the two-child cap on tax credits and...



Meeting of the Parliament 06 December 2018 [Draft] : 06 December 2018


Richard Leonard

Callum is only 13 once, so we need to get this right. There are children just like him across Scotland. What they need are qualified teachers; that has been ident...



Meeting of the Parliament 06 December 2018 [Draft] : 06 December 2018


Richard Leonard

What the First Minister did not say was that the number of specialist teachers who support children with ASN in Scotland’s schools is down—in fact, there are 122 ...



Meeting of the Parliament 06 December 2018 [Draft] : 06 December 2018


2. Richard Leonard (Central Scotland) (Lab)

Can the First Minister tell the chamber whether, since she came into office, the number of specialist teachers who support children with additional support needs in Scotland’s schools is up ...



Meeting of the Parliament 29 November 2018 [Draft] : 29 November 2018


Richard Leonard

The Accounts Commission report says that Scottish Government revenue funding to councils reduced by



Meeting of the Parliament 29 November 2018 [Draft] : 29 November 2018


Richard Leonard

Let me go back to last week. At the same time that the First Minister was telling the chamber that councils were getting a fair deal, letters from headteachers we...



Meeting of the Parliament 29 November 2018 [Draft] : 29 November 2018


2. Richard Leonard (Central Scotland) (Lab)

This time last week, the First Minister stood up in this chamber and claimed that she had given



Meeting of the Parliament 22 November 2018 [Draft] : 22 November 2018


Richard Leonard

Will the cabinet secretary give way?

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-15126.3: Demonstrating Leadership in Human Rights (Mary Fee)
Meeting Date: 13/12/2018
Result - For: 30, Against: 83 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-15126.2: Demonstrating Leadership in Human Rights (Alex Cole-Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 13/12/2018
Result - For: 88, Against: 0 Abstain: 24
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ForCarried
S5M-15126: Demonstrating Leadership in Human Rights (Christina McKelvie)
Meeting Date: 13/12/2018
Result - For: 89, Against: 0 Abstain: 24
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ForCarried
S5M-14447: Pow of Inchaffray Drainage Commission (Scotland) Bill (Tom Arthur)
Meeting Date: 13/12/2018
Result - For: 112, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-15096.4: Sea Fisheries and End of Year Negotiations (Peter Chapman)
Meeting Date: 11/12/2018
Result - For: 26, Against: 83 Abstain: 1
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-15096.1: Sea Fisheries and End of Year Negotiations (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 11/12/2018
Result - For: 84, Against: 26 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-15096.3: Sea Fisheries and End of Year Negotiations (Mark Ruskell)
Meeting Date: 11/12/2018
Result - For: 62, Against: 31 Abstain: 17
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AbstainCarried
S5M-15096: Sea Fisheries and End of Year Negotiations (Fergus Ewing)
Meeting Date: 11/12/2018
Result - For: 67, Against: 26 Abstain: 17
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AbstainCarried
S5M-15032: Protecting Our Interests: Scotland's Response to the UK Government and EU's Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration (Michael Russell)
Meeting Date: 05/12/2018
Result - For: 92, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-15017: Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill - UK Legislation (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 04/12/2018
Result - For: 100, Against: 7 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried

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Motion S5M-14405: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 22/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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 >>
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Question S5F-02868: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 06/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-02848: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 03/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-02823: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 26/11/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-02794: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 15/11/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-02771: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 08/11/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-02744: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 01/11/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-02722: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 29/10/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-02690: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 22/10/2018 Show Full Question >>
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 >>

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