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

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Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 17 November 2020 [Draft] : 17 November 2020


Edward Mountain (Highlands and Islands) (Con)

As an ex-serviceman, I am pleased that there continues to be almost total cross-party support for improving support for the armed services and for the veterans of our armed forces communitie...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 11 November 2020 [Draft] : 11 November 2020


The Convener

Thank you. We move into private for the next item. 09:07 Meeting continued in private until 11:38.  

Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 11 November 2020 [Draft] : 11 November 2020


The Convener

If members are happy with that, does the committee agree to write to the Scottish Government to confirm that it is content for c...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 11 November 2020 [Draft] : 11 November 2020


The Convener

They are in the paper; they are based on the legal advice on the instruments that was submitted to committees.



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 11 November 2020 [Draft] : 11 November 2020


The Convener

That is another question that we can pose when we submit other questions to the Government. I do not think that anyone is brave enough to venture an answer on tha...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 11 November 2020 [Draft] : 11 November 2020


The Convener

I do not know the answer to that; we can ask the question. I assume that it has to do with there being some requirement to test ...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 11 November 2020 [Draft] : 11 November 2020


The Convener

I am sorry, Emma, I did not quite catch that. Why would we need what?



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 11 November 2020 [Draft] : 11 November 2020


The Convener

We move to item 2. We have received a consent notification in relation to three United Kingdom statutory instruments, which are being laid in the UK Parliament under the European Union (With...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 11 November 2020 [Draft] : 11 November 2020


The Convener

Thank you.



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 11 November 2020 [Draft] : 11 November 2020


The Convener (Edward Mountain)

Good morning, everyone, and welcome to the 29th meeting in 2020 of the Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee. Please make sure that your mobile phones are on s...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-23416.2: Coronavirus: Scotland’s Strategic Approach (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 19/11/2020
Result - For: 51, Against: 71 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-23416.3: Coronavirus: Scotland’s Strategic Approach (Richard Leonard)
Meeting Date: 19/11/2020
Result - For: 22, Against: 99 Abstain: 0
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S5M-23416: Coronavirus: Scotland’s Strategic Approach (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 19/11/2020
Result - For: 99, Against: 23 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-23385.3: Safe Schools (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 18/11/2020
Result - For: 58, Against: 64 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-23385.2: Safe Schools (Jamie Greene)
Meeting Date: 18/11/2020
Result - For: 64, Against: 58 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-23385: Safe Schools (Ross Greer)
Meeting Date: 18/11/2020
Result - For: 64, Against: 1 Abstain: 56
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ForCarried
S5M-23383.4: Declaration of a Nature Emergency (Roseanna Cunningham)
Meeting Date: 18/11/2020
Result - For: 85, Against: 35 Abstain: 1
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ForCarried
S5M-23383: Declaration of a Nature Emergency (Mark Ruskell)
Meeting Date: 18/11/2020
Result - For: 87, Against: 33 Abstain: 2
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ForCarried
S5M-23324: Environment Bill - UK Legislation (Roseanna Cunningham)
Meeting Date: 12/11/2020
Result - For: 110, Against: 6 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-23289: Pre-release Access to Official Statistics (Scotland) Bill (Gordon Lindhurst)
Meeting Date: 12/11/2020
Result - For: 60, Against: 2 Abstain: 54
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ForCarried

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Motion S5M-23229: Edward Mountain, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 03/11/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-23093: Edward Mountain, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 20/10/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22977: Edward Mountain, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 06/10/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22934: Edward Mountain, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 01/10/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22861: Edward Mountain, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 28/09/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22423: Edward Mountain, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 13/08/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22259: Edward Mountain, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 13/07/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22215: Edward Mountain, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 02/07/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22214: Edward Mountain, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 02/07/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22163: Edward Mountain, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 25/06/2020 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5O-04790: Edward Mountain, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18/11/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-33353: Edward Mountain, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 17/11/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-33218: Edward Mountain, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12/11/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-33217: Edward Mountain, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12/11/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-33216: Edward Mountain, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12/11/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-33215: Edward Mountain, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12/11/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-33104: Edward Mountain, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 06/11/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-33107: Edward Mountain, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 06/11/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-33105: Edward Mountain, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 06/11/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-33106: Edward Mountain, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 06/11/2020 Show Full Question >>

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