Claire Baker MSP

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Meeting of the Parliament (Virtual) 23 July 2020 : 23 July 2020


Claire Baker (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Lab)

There has been a level of inconsistency in the educational offer across schools, which risks increasing the attainment gap. After the cabinet secretary’s most rec...



Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Affairs Committee 25 June 2020 [Draft] : 25 June 2020


Claire Baker

I return to the issue of the withdrawal agreement and the current negotiations. Before the general election, the political declaration was agreed with the EU. I a...



Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Affairs Committee 25 June 2020 [Draft] : 25 June 2020


Claire Baker

If we are looking at a six-month period for businesses to prepare, and they are still in the dark about what the new customs arrangements might be, when will businesses know what they will b...



Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Affairs Committee 25 June 2020 [Draft] : 25 June 2020


Claire Baker

I will ask about business preparedness. In a letter to the committee dated 9 June, you said, referring to the customs area and the single market:



Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Affairs Committee 25 June 2020 [Draft] : 25 June 2020


Claire Baker

Although we are promoting staycations as an important part of the Scottish tourism sector, we usually rely on overseas visitors who bring a huge amount to our economy. If the UK Government a...



Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Affairs Committee 25 June 2020 [Draft] : 25 June 2020


Claire Baker

It is not the most edifying subject for a Thursday morning, but there have been complaints. People are out and about more and the lack of access to toilets has le...



Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Affairs Committee 25 June 2020 [Draft] : 25 June 2020


Claire Baker (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Lab)

I will first ask about the guidance that was published last weekend. Stephen Leckie was also on the radio this morning and you will be familiar with the argument ...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 23 June 2020 [Draft] : 23 June 2020


Claire Baker (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Lab)

There is evidence that there are significant differences in children and young people’s levels of engagement with virtual approaches to learning. Will the cabinet secretary support the carry...



Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Affairs Committee 18 June 2020 [Draft] : 18 June 2020


Claire Baker

Last week, we also heard evidence from Allie Renison from the Institute of Directors. Although she did not give a view on what type of deal could be reached by the end of the year, she stres...



Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Affairs Committee 18 June 2020 [Draft] : 18 June 2020


Claire Baker

The need for an extension is one of the big issues. It would be a pragmatic decision to agree to an extension, given that the UK and Europe are in the grip of the...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-22119.3: Advisory Group on Economic Recovery Recommendations (Andy Wightman)
Meeting Date: 23/06/2020
Result - For: 52, Against: 12 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-22119: Advisory Group on Economic Recovery Recommendations (Fiona Hyslop)
Meeting Date: 23/06/2020
Result - For: 52, Against: 12 Abstain: 0
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S5M-22115: Civil Partnership (Scotland) Bill (Shirley-Anne Somerville)
Meeting Date: 23/06/2020
Result - For: 64, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 33
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 22, Against: 56 Abstain: 1
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SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 35
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 42, Against: 38 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 36
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 21, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 37
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 21, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 38
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 21, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 39
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 61, Against: 19 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 40
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 21, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated

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Motion S5M-22147: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 24/06/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22059: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16/06/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22026: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 11/06/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21788: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/05/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21216: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 10/03/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20963: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20/02/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20648: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 29/01/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20625.1: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 28/01/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20369: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 09/01/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20352: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 08/01/2020 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-31005: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 29/07/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-30998: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 29/07/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-30999: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 29/07/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31004: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 29/07/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31002: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 29/07/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31003: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 29/07/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-30997: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 29/07/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31000: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 29/07/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31001: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 29/07/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-30635: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 09/07/2020 Show Full Question >>

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