Edward Mountain MSP

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Edward Mountain MSP

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  • Member for: Highlands and Islands
  • Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Edward is a member of the following Committees:

Edward is a member of the following Cross-Party Groups:

Parliamentary Activities

Member of the Conveners' Group

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Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 06 February 2020 : 06 February 2020


Edward Mountain

I have a point to make about multiple returns as a result of events in the Parliament. The times that I have had reason to challenge lobbying notes against me have been on the occasions on w...



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 06 February 2020 : 06 February 2020


Edward Mountain (Highlands and Islands) (Con)

I have no relevant interests to declare, but I would like to make the committee aware of my register of interests, which includes interests in land, farming, an i...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 05 February 2020 [Draft] : 05 February 2020


The Convener

I am a politician, even though I am the committee’s convener.



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 05 February 2020 [Draft] : 05 February 2020


The Convener

That is exactly where we will leave it.



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 05 February 2020 [Draft] : 05 February 2020


The Convener

As the convener, I thought that I was going to get to ask the last question, but everyone wants to come in.



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 05 February 2020 [Draft] : 05 February 2020


The Convener

Is that why you recommended administration?



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 05 February 2020 [Draft] : 05 February 2020


The Convener

You think that there would have been a rosy future if you had managed to sort things out.



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 05 February 2020 [Draft] : 05 February 2020


The Convener

If you had gone into mediation and had come up with a solution, do you think that the contracts that you envisaged in Ferguson Marine’s future for other ships, bo...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 05 February 2020 [Draft] : 05 February 2020


The Convener

Maybe under duress, but it says in the document that it was unhappy.



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 05 February 2020 [Draft] : 05 February 2020


The Convener

You told us that somebody else awarded the contract.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-20716.4: No Case for Tax Increases or Further Cuts to Public Spending (Kate Forbes)
Meeting Date: 05/02/2020
Result - For: 58, Against: 57 Abstain: 1
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S5M-20716: No Case for Tax Increases or Further Cuts to Public Spending (Murdo Fraser)
Meeting Date: 05/02/2020
Result - For: 58, Against: 38 Abstain: 20
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AgainstCarried
S5M-20705: Non-Domestic Rates (Scotland) Bill (Kate Forbes)
Meeting Date: 05/02/2020
Result - For: 78, Against: 32 Abstain: 6
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AgainstCarried
SP Bill 44: Non-Domestic Rates (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 32
Meeting Date: 04/02/2020
Result - For: 87, Against: 25 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 44: Non-Domestic Rates (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 33
Meeting Date: 04/02/2020
Result - For: 88, Against: 26 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 44: Non-Domestic Rates (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 34
Meeting Date: 04/02/2020
Result - For: 88, Against: 26 Abstain: 0
AgainstCarried
SP Bill 44: Non-Domestic Rates (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 35
Meeting Date: 04/02/2020
Result - For: 104, Against: 8 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 44: Non-Domestic Rates (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 17
Meeting Date: 04/02/2020
Result - For: 27, Against: 87 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated
SP Bill 44: Non-Domestic Rates (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 18
Meeting Date: 04/02/2020
Result - For: 26, Against: 88 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated
SP Bill 44: Non-Domestic Rates (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 5
Meeting Date: 04/02/2020
Result - For: 55, Against: 58 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated

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Motion S5M-20560: Edward Mountain, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22/01/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20561: Edward Mountain, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22/01/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20559: Edward Mountain, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22/01/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20395: Edward Mountain, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10/01/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20360: Edward Mountain, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 09/01/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20361: Edward Mountain, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 09/01/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20358: Edward Mountain, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 09/01/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20359: Edward Mountain, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 09/01/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19672: Edward Mountain, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 31/10/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19605: Edward Mountain, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 29/10/2019 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5O-04069: Edward Mountain, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21/01/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-03803: Edward Mountain, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16/12/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26716: Edward Mountain, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 11/12/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26715: Edward Mountain, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 11/12/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03929: Edward Mountain, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 11/12/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03825: Edward Mountain, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26368: Edward Mountain, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03788: Edward Mountain, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03753: Edward Mountain, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 05/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26134: Edward Mountain, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 01/11/2019 Show Full Question >>

Lobbying

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