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 25 April 2017 Business until 16:55 : 25 April 2017


Ruth Davidson

However, I believe that there are many members of other parties who would wish away tax credits being restricted to the first two children, and I point them towards the legislative powers of...



Meeting of the Parliament 25 April 2017 Business until 16:55 : 25 April 2017


Ruth Davidson

I refer again to the third-party model and the fact that it already exists in relation to domestic violence. It is the third-party model that is being used to fill out the pages of the form....



Meeting of the Parliament 25 April 2017 Business until 16:55 : 25 April 2017


Ruth Davidson

It is important that we do not wilfully misrepresent the process, causing fear and alarm. Let me outline the process to members again. The woman writes her name a...



Meeting of the Parliament 25 April 2017 Business until 16:55 : 25 April 2017


Ruth Davidson

The third-party professionals— Members:

Meeting of the Parliament 25 April 2017 Business until 16:55 : 25 April 2017


Ruth Davidson

That third-party model already exists in the benefit system to support victims of domestic violence.



Meeting of the Parliament 25 April 2017 Business until 16:55 : 25 April 2017


Ruth Davidson

There is absolutely no requirement to report rape as a crime, to provide proof of rape or to provide proof of conviction. A woman writes her name and a third-part...



Meeting of the Parliament 25 April 2017 Business until 16:55 : 25 April 2017


Ruth Davidson

It adds that “women are not placed in the position of having to give details about the rape to ...



Meeting of the Parliament 25 April 2017 Business until 16:55 : 25 April 2017


Ruth Davidson

I agreed with her then, and I still do. The First Minister gave moneta...



Meeting of the Parliament 25 April 2017 Business until 16:55 : 25 April 2017


Ruth Davidson

I accept that, for many MSPs, the change is far from welcome. These are difficult judgment calls. When, in 2015, the UK Government initially proposed cutting tax ...



Meeting of the Parliament 25 April 2017 Business until 16:55 : 25 April 2017


Ruth Davidson

In other words, parents of three or more children who are currently claiming tax credits will still continue to do so.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-05282.4: Child Tax Credit Cuts (Ruth Davidson)
Meeting Date: 25/04/2017
Result - For: 31, Against: 91 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-05282.1: Child Tax Credit Cuts (Kezia Dugdale)
Meeting Date: 25/04/2017
Result - For: 91, Against: 31 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-05282.2: Child Tax Credit Cuts (Alison Johnstone)
Meeting Date: 25/04/2017
Result - For: 91, Against: 31 Abstain: 0
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S5M-05282: Child Tax Credit Cuts (Nicola Sturgeon)
Meeting Date: 25/04/2017
Result - For: 91, Against: 31 Abstain: 0
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S5M-05283: Air Departure Tax (Scotland) Bill (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 25/04/2017
Result - For: 112, Against: 4 Abstain: 6
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ForCarried
S5M-04995: Air Departure Tax (Scotland) Bill: Financial Resolution (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 25/04/2017
Result - For: 111, Against: 4 Abstain: 6
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ForCarried
S5M-05185.3: Defence Basing Reforms and the Impact on Scotland (Jackson Carlaw)
Meeting Date: 20/04/2017
Result - For: 31, Against: 80 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-05185.1: Defence Basing Reforms and the Impact on Scotland (David Stewart)
Meeting Date: 20/04/2017
Result - For: 74, Against: 36 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-05185: Defence Basing Reforms and the Impact on Scotland (Keith Brown)
Meeting Date: 20/04/2017
Result - For: 74, Against: 37 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-05172.3: Scotland's Economy (Keith Brown)
Meeting Date: 19/04/2017
Result - For: 62, Against: 55 Abstain: 0
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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-01184: Ruth Davidson, Edinburgh Central, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 24/04/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-01149: Ruth Davidson, Edinburgh Central, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 14/04/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-01106: Ruth Davidson, Edinburgh Central, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 27/03/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-01070: Ruth Davidson, Edinburgh Central, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 20/03/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-01028: Ruth Davidson, Edinburgh Central, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 13/03/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-00983: Ruth Davidson, Edinburgh Central, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 06/03/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-00949: Ruth Davidson, Edinburgh Central, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 27/02/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-00903: Ruth Davidson, Edinburgh Central, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 20/02/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-00866: Ruth Davidson, Edinburgh Central, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 06/02/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-00831: Ruth Davidson, Edinburgh Central, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 30/01/2017 Show Full Question >>

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