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Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee 21 May 2019 [Draft] : 21 May 2019


Alex Neil (Airdrie and Shotts) (SNP)

I refer to my entry in the register of members’ interests.



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 16 May 2019 [Draft] : 16 May 2019


Alex Neil

I have a final question, which is about payments.



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 16 May 2019 [Draft] : 16 May 2019


Alex Neil

Right. The Government has no plans at the moment to build on additional devolved benefits. That is not in the plan, is it?



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 16 May 2019 [Draft] : 16 May 2019


Alex Neil

That is a different issue. Obviously, changes to the benefits that we have control of will be built into the design of the system. My question was about capacity,...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 16 May 2019 [Draft] : 16 May 2019


Alex Neil

By 2024, Scotland will have its own independent social security system covering those benefits, with its own IT systems and so on. If additional benefits are then...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 16 May 2019 [Draft] : 16 May 2019


Alex Neil

My question is, is it still the case that a policy change could take place after 2024, even though the administration and operation of the policy might need to re...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 16 May 2019 [Draft] : 16 May 2019


Alex Neil

When I was jointly chairing with David Mundell the committee to plan and arrange the transfer, one of the things that we agreed on was the fact that there were tw...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 16 May 2019 [Draft] : 16 May 2019


Alex Neil

That is for the benefits that are already being transferred.



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 16 May 2019 [Draft] : 16 May 2019


Alex Neil

Okay. There is a general shortage in IT. I think that, every year, we are about 7,500 IT graduates short of what we need in the private and public sectors. There ...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 16 May 2019 [Draft] : 16 May 2019


Alex Neil

Okay. I presume that most of the programme shortages relate to job vacancies in Edinburgh, and not Dundee.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-17304.1: Impact of Brexit on Scotland's Food and Drink (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 16/05/2019
Result - For: 29, Against: 82 Abstain: 0
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S5M-17304.2: Impact of Brexit on Scotland's Food and Drink (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 16/05/2019
Result - For: 14, Against: 97 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-17304.3: Impact of Brexit on Scotland's Food and Drink (Mark Ruskell)
Meeting Date: 16/05/2019
Result - For: 20, Against: 35 Abstain: 56
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AbstainDefeated
S5M-17304: Impact of Brexit on Scotland's Food and Drink (Fergus Ewing)
Meeting Date: 16/05/2019
Result - For: 76, Against: 29 Abstain: 6
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ForCarried
S5M-17281.4: Treatment Time Guarantee (Jeane Freeman)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2019
Result - For: 57, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-17281.1: Treatment Time Guarantee (Miles Briggs)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2019
Result - For: 53, Against: 57 Abstain: 6
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S5M-17281.2: Treatment Time Guarantee (Monica Lennon)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2019
Result - For: 53, Against: 57 Abstain: 6
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-17281: Treatment Time Guarantee (Alex Cole-Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2019
Result - For: 53, Against: 63 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-17280.2: Education (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2019
Result - For: 63, Against: 52 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-17265.2: Adopting the Place Principle (Alex Rowley)
Meeting Date: 14/05/2019
Result - For: 74, Against: 30 Abstain: 0
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Motion S5M-15738: Alex Neil, Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 06/02/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13349: Alex Neil, Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 30/07/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-10404: Alex Neil, Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 08/02/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-09477: Alex Neil, Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 07/12/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-09448: Alex Neil, Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 06/12/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-08686: Alex Neil, Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 06/11/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-08172: Alex Neil, Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 09/10/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05123: Alex Neil, Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11/04/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-04734: Alex Neil, Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20/03/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-04527: Alex Neil, Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 08/03/2017 Show Full Motion >>
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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Question S5W-21491: Alex Neil, Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 06/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5T-01416: Alex Neil, Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 07/01/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20617: Alex Neil, Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20484: Alex Neil, Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 07/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19616: Alex Neil, Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/10/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18389: Alex Neil, Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23/08/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18340: Alex Neil, Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/08/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18338: Alex Neil, Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/08/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18343: Alex Neil, Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/08/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18341: Alex Neil, Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/08/2018 Show Full Question >>

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