Ruth Davidson MSP

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Ruth Davidson MSP

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  • Member for: Edinburgh Central
  • Region: Lothian
  • Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

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Parliamentary Activities

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Meeting of the Parliament 29 June 2017 : 29 June 2017


Ruth Davidson

That is one of the things that we need to discuss. On the nature of First Minister’s question time, the suggestion that there should just be names in the <...



Meeting of the Parliament 29 June 2017 : 29 June 2017


Ruth Davidson (Edinburgh Central) (Con)

I start by thanking the Presiding Officer, John McCormick and all the commissioners for the work that they have put into pulling the report together.



Meeting of the Parliament 29 June 2017 : 29 June 2017


Ruth Davidson

Recess cannot come soon enough for the First Minister. We have just seen a First Minister whose first response to failure is to try to hide it and who then stands...



Meeting of the Parliament 29 June 2017 : 29 June 2017


Ruth Davidson

I and my party have been pursuing this Government’s failures on the substance of the issue for three years and it is still not making the payments on time....



Meeting of the Parliament 29 June 2017 : 29 June 2017


Ruth Davidson

We have all just heard what members made of that answer.



Meeting of the Parliament 29 June 2017 : 29 June 2017


Ruth Davidson

Last week, I asked the First Minister three times whether her Government had contacted the European Commission to seek an extension to the deadline on farm paymen...



Meeting of the Parliament 29 June 2017 : 29 June 2017


1. Ruth Davidson (Edinburgh Central) (Con)

To ask the First Minister what engagements she has planned for the rest of the day. (S5F-01442)



Meeting of the Parliament 27 June 2017 : 27 June 2017


Ruth Davidson (Edinburgh Central) (Con)

The glum faces protest too much with extended applause. Since the 2014...



Meeting of the Parliament 22 June 2017 : 22 June 2017


Ruth Davidson

With that inability to answer the question, everyone in the chamber can assume that the answer is yes, everyone in the press gallery can assume that the answer is...



Meeting of the Parliament 22 June 2017 : 22 June 2017


Ruth Davidson

Now we know why Fergus Ewing dodged the question yesterday, and now we know why the First Minister is waffling about it today. She is refusing to answer a questio...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-06376.1: Education Governance Next Steps (Liz Smith)
Meeting Date: 28/06/2017
Result - For: 31, Against: 92 Abstain: 0
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S5M-06376.4: Education Governance Next Steps (Iain Gray)
Meeting Date: 28/06/2017
Result - For: 30, Against: 93 Abstain: 0
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S5M-06376.3: Education Governance Next Steps (Ross Greer)
Meeting Date: 28/06/2017
Result - For: 30, Against: 92 Abstain: 0
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S5M-06376: Education Governance Next Steps (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 28/06/2017
Result - For: 96, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
SP Bill 2: Railway Policing (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 2
Meeting Date: 27/06/2017
Result - For: 53, Against: 66 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 2: Railway Policing (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 5
Meeting Date: 27/06/2017
Result - For: 51, Against: 66 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 2: Railway Policing (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 6
Meeting Date: 27/06/2017
Result - For: 53, Against: 65 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 2: Railway Policing (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 7
Meeting Date: 27/06/2017
Result - For: 53, Against: 66 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated
S5M-06356: Railway Policing (Scotland) Bill (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 27/06/2017
Result - For: 68, Against: 53 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
SP Bill 1: Limitation (Childhood Abuse) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 1
Meeting Date: 22/06/2017
Result - For: 50, Against: 65 Abstain: 0
Not VotedDefeated

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Motion S5M-05282.4: Ruth Davidson, Edinburgh Central, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 24/04/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-04710.2: Ruth Davidson, Edinburgh Central, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 20/03/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-03173: Ruth Davidson, Edinburgh Central, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 15/12/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-01655: Ruth Davidson, Edinburgh Central, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 23/09/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-00601.1: Ruth Davidson, Edinburgh Central, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 27/06/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-13309: Ruth Davidson, Glasgow, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 28/05/2015 R Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11863: Ruth Davidson, Glasgow, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10/12/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11830: Ruth Davidson, Glasgow, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 08/12/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10843.1.2: Ruth Davidson, Glasgow, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 20/08/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10154: Ruth Davidson, Glasgow, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 28/05/2014 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5F-01442: Ruth Davidson, Edinburgh Central, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 26/06/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-01410: Ruth Davidson, Edinburgh Central, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16/06/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-01381: Ruth Davidson, Edinburgh Central, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12/06/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-01353: Ruth Davidson, Edinburgh Central, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 04/06/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-01331: Ruth Davidson, Edinburgh Central, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 29/05/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-01301: Ruth Davidson, Edinburgh Central, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22/05/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-01271: Ruth Davidson, Edinburgh Central, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 15/05/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-01239: Ruth Davidson, Edinburgh Central, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 07/05/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-01217: Ruth Davidson, Edinburgh Central, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 28/04/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-01184: Ruth Davidson, Edinburgh Central, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 24/04/2017 Show Full Question >>

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