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 05 October 2017 [Draft] : 05 October 2017


Ruth Davidson

I recognise what the First Minister says about it being incumbent on councils to follow the Scottish Government’s recommendations. However, in many cases, the inf...



Meeting of the Parliament 05 October 2017 [Draft] : 05 October 2017


Ruth Davidson

Schools are also supposed to monitor and record every time a child is searched. The guidance specifically requires that any incident where a decision is made to s...



Meeting of the Parliament 05 October 2017 [Draft] : 05 October 2017


Ruth Davidson

In the aftermath of the tragic death of Aberdeen pupil Bailey Gwynne two years ago, the Scottish Government rightly issued new guidance on the handling of weapons...



Meeting of the Parliament 28 September 2017 [Draft] : 28 September 2017


Ruth Davidson

Absolutely. Le...



Meeting of the Parliament 28 September 2017 [Draft] : 28 September 2017


Ruth Davidson

I do not even know how you lot are going to pick through all the things that were not said and have been claimed there, but let us go back to the numbers. [

Meeting of the Parliament 28 September 2017 [Draft] : 28 September 2017


Ruth Davidson

The First Minister excels in pretending to answer a question that was not asked, but let us talk about homework. If the First Minister had done her homework, she ...



Meeting of the Parliament 28 September 2017 [Draft] : 28 September 2017


Ruth Davidson

I was, indeed, talking about LBTT. Let us go through the numbers for Scotland.



Meeting of the Parliament 28 September 2017 [Draft] : 28 September 2017


1. Ruth Davidson (Edinburgh Central) (Con)

Does the First Minister think that a tax policy that brings in £55 million less than forecast is a good one? (S5F-01564)



Meeting of the Parliament 21 September 2017 [Draft] : 21 September 2017


Ruth Davidson

I am not sure how reassured stakeholders will be by that answer. It has been clear to Conservatives for years that the named person scheme, as designed, simply wi...



Meeting of the Parliament 21 September 2017 [Draft] : 21 September 2017


Ruth Davidson

I hear the First Minister’s points, and I have the submissions to the committee here. However, even those who are in favour of the scheme are warning about how it...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-08035.2: Roll out of Universal Credit (Adam Tomkins)
Meeting Date: 03/10/2017
Result - For: 23, Against: 75 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-08035.4: Roll out of Universal Credit (Alex Rowley)
Meeting Date: 03/10/2017
Result - For: 75, Against: 23 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-08035.1: Roll out of Universal Credit (Alison Johnstone)
Meeting Date: 03/10/2017
Result - For: 75, Against: 23 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-08035.3: Roll out of Universal Credit (Alex Cole-Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 03/10/2017
Result - For: 75, Against: 23 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-08035: Roll out of Universal Credit (Jeane Freeman)
Meeting Date: 03/10/2017
Result - For: 75, Against: 23 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-07774: Contract (Third Party Rights) (Scotland) Bill (Annabelle Ewing)
Meeting Date: 21/09/2017
Result - For: 109, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-07750.4: Finance (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 20/09/2017
Result - For: 61, Against: 63 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-07750.1: Finance (Murdo Fraser)
Meeting Date: 20/09/2017
Result - For: 30, Against: 94 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-07750.3: Finance (Patrick Harvie)
Meeting Date: 20/09/2017
Result - For: 6, Against: 58 Abstain: 60
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-07750.2: Finance (Willie Rennie)
Meeting Date: 20/09/2017
Result - For: 5, Against: 59 Abstain: 60
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Motion S5M-07923: Ruth Davidson, Edinburgh Central, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 26/09/2017 Show Full Motion >>
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 >>
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Question S5F-01598: Ruth Davidson, Edinburgh Central, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 28/09/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-01564: Ruth Davidson, Edinburgh Central, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22/09/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-01535: Ruth Davidson, Edinburgh Central, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 14/09/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-01508: Ruth Davidson, Edinburgh Central, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 11/09/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-01471: Ruth Davidson, Edinburgh Central, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 01/09/2017 Show Full Question >>
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 >>

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