Shirley-Anne Somerville MSP

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Shirley-Anne Somerville

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  • Member for: Dunfermline
  • Region: Mid Scotland and Fife
  • Party: Scottish National Party

Shirley-Anne is a member of the following Committees:

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Meeting of the Parliament 17 May 2017 [Draft] : 17 May 2017


Shirley-Anne Somerville

Among those members were Ross Greer and Liam Kerr. Initial support is being taken seriously as part of our work to continue to review professional standards.

Meeting of the Parliament 17 May 2017 [Draft] : 17 May 2017


The Minister for Further Education, Higher Education and Science (Shirley-Anne Somerville)

Teachers play a critical role in our society and it is vital that they receive training that allows them to enter the classroom with confidence. That is especially true of the fundamental sk...



Meeting of the Parliament 03 May 2017 [Draft] : 03 May 2017


Shirley-Anne Somerville

With UHI as a key partner, we are taking action to enhance access to medical education and training for people in remote and rural areas. I mentioned to Liam McAr...



Meeting of the Parliament 03 May 2017 [Draft] : 03 May 2017


Shirley-Anne Somerville

I readily agree with the premise of Liam McArthur’s question. When I recently visited the University of Glasgow, I discussed that very challenge and the universit...



Meeting of the Parliament 03 May 2017 [Draft] : 03 May 2017


The Minister for Further Education, Higher Education and Science (Shirley-Anne Somerville)

The Scottish Government supports a number of initiatives to encourage those from island communities to access high-demand professions such as medicine. In March t...



Meeting of the Parliament 20 April 2017 : 20 April 2017


Shirley-Anne Somerville

I recognise the work that Bob Doris has done with me and the college over the issue, and I welcomed the discussions that I had with him. The statutory arrangement...



Meeting of the Parliament 20 April 2017 : 20 April 2017


Shirley-Anne Somerville

Adam Tomkins might be aware of what is going on in Glasgow Kelvin College, but he is being rather disingenuous with some of the detail. I will quote part of a let...



Meeting of the Parliament 20 April 2017 : 20 April 2017


The Minister for Further Education, Higher Education and Science (Shirley-Anne Somerville)

The board of Glasgow Kelvin College achieved £6 million from the sale of the former Stow College building. There was initial agreement to retain £3 million of those proceeds to support the c...



Meeting of the Parliament 20 April 2017 : 20 April 2017


Shirley-Anne Somerville

In challenging financial times, the 2017-18 budget for colleges will increase resource and capital funding by £41.4 million—that is a 7.4 per cent increase in cas...



Meeting of the Parliament 20 April 2017 : 20 April 2017


The Minister for Further Education, Higher Education and Science (Shirley-Anne Somerville)

I am pleased to note today’s news that the Colleges Scotland employers association and the Educational Institute of Scotland Fur...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-05767: Approval of SSI (Joe FitzPatrick)
Meeting Date: 25/05/2017
Result - For: 50, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
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S5M-05603.3: Fisheries (Fergus Ewing)
Meeting Date: 17/05/2017
Result - For: 83, Against: 27 Abstain: 1
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S5M-05603.2: Fisheries (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 17/05/2017
Result - For: 83, Against: 27 Abstain: 1
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S5M-05603: Fisheries (Peter Chapman)
Meeting Date: 17/05/2017
Result - For: 83, Against: 27 Abstain: 1
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S5M-05594.2: A Fairer Scotland for Disabled People (Adam Tomkins)
Meeting Date: 16/05/2017
Result - For: 25, Against: 74 Abstain: 0
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S5M-05594.1: A Fairer Scotland for Disabled People (Alex Rowley)
Meeting Date: 16/05/2017
Result - For: 74, Against: 25 Abstain: 0
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S5M-05594: A Fairer Scotland for Disabled People (Jeane Freeman)
Meeting Date: 16/05/2017
Result - For: 74, Against: 25 Abstain: 0
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S5M-05479.3: Scrap the NHS Pay Cap (Shona Robison)
Meeting Date: 10/05/2017
Result - For: 62, Against: 55 Abstain: 0
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S5M-05479: Scrap the NHS Pay Cap (Anas Sarwar)
Meeting Date: 10/05/2017
Result - For: 62, Against: 55 Abstain: 0
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S5M-05423: Railway Policing (Scotland) Bill (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 09/05/2017
Result - For: 66, Against: 44 Abstain: 0
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Motion S5M-04286.1: Shirley-Anne Somerville, Dunfermline, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28/02/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-02511: Shirley-Anne Somerville, Dunfermline, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 15/11/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-02418: Shirley-Anne Somerville, Dunfermline, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 08/11/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-01792: Shirley-Anne Somerville, Dunfermline, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/10/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-00431: Shirley-Anne Somerville, Dunfermline, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13/06/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S3M-08066: Shirley-Anne Somerville, Lothians, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/03/2011 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S3M-08015: Shirley-Anne Somerville, Lothians, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 24/02/2011 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S3M-07975: Shirley-Anne Somerville, Lothians, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/02/2011 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S3M-07940: Shirley-Anne Somerville, Lothians, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 14/02/2011 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S3M-07758: Shirley-Anne Somerville, Lothians, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20/01/2011 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S3O-13323: Shirley-Anne Somerville, Lothians, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/03/2011 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-39851: Shirley-Anne Somerville, Lothians, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 24/02/2011 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-39781: Shirley-Anne Somerville, Lothians, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 22/02/2011 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-37554: Shirley-Anne Somerville, Lothians, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16/11/2010 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-33478: Shirley-Anne Somerville, Lothians, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 30/04/2010 Show Full Question >>
Question S3O-10348: Shirley-Anne Somerville, Lothians, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 29/04/2010 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-33305: Shirley-Anne Somerville, Lothians, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/04/2010 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-33304: Shirley-Anne Somerville, Lothians, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/04/2010 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-33306: Shirley-Anne Somerville, Lothians, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/04/2010 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-33307: Shirley-Anne Somerville, Lothians, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/04/2010 Show Full Question >>

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