Richard Leonard MSP

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Meeting of the Parliament 19 April 2018 [Draft] : 19 April 2018


Richard Leonard

None of the steps that have been taken have worked. A health board is raiding charity funds to pay the bills—and that is after fiddling the accounts. What makes i...



Meeting of the Parliament 19 April 2018 [Draft] : 19 April 2018


Richard Leonard

The situation at NHS Tayside did not come as a surprise to anyone who was paying attention. Year after year, the health board sought bail-outs, year after year Au...



Meeting of the Parliament 19 April 2018 [Draft] : 19 April 2018


2. Richard Leonard (Central Scotland) (Lab)

This morning, the Auditor General told Parliament’s Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee that repeated warnings about the finances of NHS Tayside were not taken seriously. Is...



Meeting of the Parliament 29 March 2018 : 29 March 2018


Richard Leonard

This is urgent. The pay review is due to conclude with a pay rise being implemented in April, which is this weekend. The First Minister sits at the negotiating ta...



Meeting of the Parliament 29 March 2018 : 29 March 2018


Richard Leonard

The fact is that, under this Government, teachers have seen their pay fall in value by 25 per cent in real terms. They have gone from being among the best-paid teachers in the developed worl...



Meeting of the Parliament 29 March 2018 : 29 March 2018


2. Richard Leonard (Central Scotland) (Lab)

Three years ago, the First Minister told the Daily Record that education was her top priority. She said:



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


Richard Leonard

Let us be clear. This is about taxpayers’ money, and about the exploitation of workers through unethical business practices, half a mile from this Parliament, wit...



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


Richard Leonard

Evident from that answer, and borne out by my understanding, is that no one from the Scottish Government or Transport Scotland has, over the past seven days, cont...



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


2. Richard Leonard (Central Scotland) (Lab)

Last week, I raised the serious issue of umbrella companies charging workers on Scottish Government contracts for the privilege of being paid their wages. Can the First Minister tell us what...



Meeting of the Parliament 15 March 2018 : 15 March 2018


Richard Leonard

This is not about employment law—this is about public procurement. The First Minister’s Government is handing over millions of pounds of public money to these companies, and they are treatin...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-11695.2: Safe Injection Services (Annie Wells)
Meeting Date: 19/04/2018
Result - For: 27, Against: 80 Abstain: 0
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S5M-11695.3: Safe Injection Services (Anas Sarwar)
Meeting Date: 19/04/2018
Result - For: 47, Against: 54 Abstain: 6
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S5M-11695.1: Safe Injection Services (Alex Cole-Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 19/04/2018
Result - For: 9, Against: 98 Abstain: 0
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S5M-11695: Safe Injection Services (Aileen Campbell)
Meeting Date: 19/04/2018
Result - For: 79, Against: 27 Abstain: 1
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S5M-11347.1: Scotland’s Support for the (UNESCO) Convention for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage (Rachael Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 29/03/2018
Result - For: 27, Against: 78 Abstain: 0
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S5M-11289.2: Better Buses (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2018
Result - For: 63, Against: 51 Abstain: 0
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S5M-11289: Better Buses (John Finnie)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2018
Result - For: 109, Against: 0 Abstain: 5
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ForCarried
S5M-11290.2.1: Scrap the Council Tax (Murdo Fraser)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2018
Result - For: 28, Against: 86 Abstain: 0
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S5M-11290.2: Scrap the Council Tax (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2018
Result - For: 86, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-11290.1: Scrap the Council Tax (James Kelly)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2018
Result - For: 23, Against: 91 Abstain: 0
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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 >>
Motion S5M-03793: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 31/01/2017 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5F-02257: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 19/04/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-02217: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/04/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-02185: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 22/03/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-02160: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 15/03/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-02135: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 09/03/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-02111: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/03/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-02077: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 22/02/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-02055: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 19/02/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-02019: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 01/02/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-01983: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 26/01/2018 Show Full Question >>

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