Humza Yousaf MSP

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Humza Yousaf MSP

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  • Member for: Glasgow Pollok
  • Region: Glasgow
  • Party: Scottish National Party

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Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid Meeting) 23 September 2020 [Draft] Business until 18:20 : 23 September 2020


Humza Yousaf

I am not sure whether John Mason can hear Christine Grahame, who is behind me, shouting, “There is plenty of case law!” I hope that I can provide some reassurance...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid Meeting) 23 September 2020 [Draft] Business until 18:20 : 23 September 2020


Humza Yousaf

I thank Donald Cameron for his important question. I reassure him that the point that he made about the specific nature of the freedom of expression provisions was made to me by the Equality...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid Meeting) 23 September 2020 [Draft] Business until 18:20 : 23 September 2020


Humza Yousaf

My answer is similar to that which I gave to Liz Smith: yes, of course, the Government will keep an open mind. I have done that—I have taken numerous bills throug...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid Meeting) 23 September 2020 [Draft] Business until 18:20 : 23 September 2020


Humza Yousaf

I thank Christine Grahame. She has raised the issue with me both publicly, in the Parliament, and privately. I appreciate her experience and knowledge of the law....



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid Meeting) 23 September 2020 [Draft] Business until 18:20 : 23 September 2020


Humza Yousaf

I disagree with Liz Smith’s characterisation of the bill. I do not accept that there are key, fundamental flaws in the bill, although there are proposed amendment...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid Meeting) 23 September 2020 [Draft] Business until 18:20 : 23 September 2020


Humza Yousaf

I hope that Ruth Maguire will forgive me, but I think that the report is just shy of 500 pages, and I have briefly skimmed its headlines. I will, however, take time to look at it tonight and...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid Meeting) 23 September 2020 [Draft] Business until 18:20 : 23 September 2020


Humza Yousaf

If the member refers to my statement, he will see that I made the point that it is important that the criminal law appropriately prosecutes offences and records them in a way that gives conf...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid Meeting) 23 September 2020 [Draft] Business until 18:20 : 23 September 2020


Humza Yousaf

Yes, in short. Rona Mackay asks an important question, because we sometimes forget that it is not the loudest voices that are always the ones that we should listen to. We should of course li...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid Meeting) 23 September 2020 [Draft] Business until 18:20 : 23 September 2020


Humza Yousaf

I thank Patrick Harvie for his question and I put on record his steadfast support in relation to tackling hate crime in all its forms. The concerns that Patrick H...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid Meeting) 23 September 2020 [Draft] Business until 18:20 : 23 September 2020


Humza Yousaf

I thank Rhoda Grant for the tone and substance of her questions. In relation to the direct question that she asked about freedom of expression clauses, the short ...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-22780.3: Prioritising Education Over Independence (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 23/09/2020
Result - For: 65, Against: 55 Abstain: 0
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S5M-22780: Prioritising Education Over Independence (Jamie Greene)
Meeting Date: 23/09/2020
Result - For: 64, Against: 35 Abstain: 21
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ForCarried
S5M-22800: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 23/09/2020
Result - For: 114, Against: 1 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-22803: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 23/09/2020
Result - For: 108, Against: 6 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-22731.2: Employment Support (Maurice Golden)
Meeting Date: 17/09/2020
Result - For: 29, Against: 88 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-22731: Employment Support (Jamie Hepburn)
Meeting Date: 17/09/2020
Result - For: 89, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-22711.3: Sustainable Aviation Beyond COVID-19 (Michael Matheson)
Meeting Date: 16/09/2020
Result - For: 54, Against: 60 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-22711.1: Sustainable Aviation Beyond COVID-19 (Graham Simpson)
Meeting Date: 16/09/2020
Result - For: 29, Against: 86 Abstain: 0
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S5M-22711.2: Sustainable Aviation Beyond COVID-19 (Patrick Harvie)
Meeting Date: 16/09/2020
Result - For: 6, Against: 109 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-22711: Sustainable Aviation Beyond COVID-19 (Colin Smyth)
Meeting Date: 16/09/2020
Result - For: 54, Against: 61 Abstain: 0
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Search for other Motions lodged by Humza Yousaf
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Motion S5M-22792: Humza Yousaf, Glasgow Pollok, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 22/09/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22705: Humza Yousaf, Glasgow Pollok, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11/09/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22636.4: Humza Yousaf, Glasgow Pollok, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 08/09/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22634: Humza Yousaf, Glasgow Pollok, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 07/09/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22619: Humza Yousaf, Glasgow Pollok, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/09/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22576: Humza Yousaf, Glasgow Pollok, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28/08/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22573: Humza Yousaf, Glasgow Pollok, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28/08/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22518: Humza Yousaf, Glasgow Pollok, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/08/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22521: Humza Yousaf, Glasgow Pollok, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/08/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22465: Humza Yousaf, Glasgow Pollok, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18/08/2020 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S4O-01180: Humza Yousaf, Glasgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13/06/2012 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-00992: Humza Yousaf, Glasgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/04/2012 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-06825: Humza Yousaf, Glasgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/04/2012 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-00950: Humza Yousaf, Glasgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18/04/2012 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-00904: Humza Yousaf, Glasgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28/03/2012 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-00868: Humza Yousaf, Glasgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 14/03/2012 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-00682: Humza Yousaf, Glasgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/01/2012 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-00630: Humza Yousaf, Glasgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18/01/2012 Show Full Question >>
Question S4F-00392: Humza Yousaf, Glasgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 09/01/2012 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-04640: Humza Yousaf, Glasgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16/12/2011 Show Full Question >>

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