Michael Matheson MSP

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Michael Matheson MSP

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  • Member for: Falkirk West
  • Region: Central Scotland
  • Party: Scottish National Party

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Parliamentary Activities

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Meeting of the Parliament 18 June 2019 [Draft] : 18 June 2019


Michael Matheson

I am very much aware of Forth Environment Link’s work in Stirling and its active travel hub there, which I believe may be as good as its active travel hub in my c...



Meeting of the Parliament 18 June 2019 [Draft] : 18 June 2019


Michael Matheson

That is why, as a Government, we support the introduction by local authorities of 20mph zones in the right places, particularly around schools. Instead of a one-s...



Meeting of the Parliament 18 June 2019 [Draft] : 18 June 2019


Michael Matheson

Last year, we doubled the active travel budget, and this year, we have sustained that in order to see greater capital investment. Therefore, I recognise that grea...



Meeting of the Parliament 18 June 2019 [Draft] : 18 June 2019


Michael Matheson

I am well aware of the increasing number of people—not only from Scotland and the UK, but from elsewhere—who are attracted to and make use of the Hebridean way, w...



Meeting of the Parliament 18 June 2019 [Draft] : 18 June 2019


Michael Matheson

I am conscious of the number of calls that are made on Government funding for a whole range of initiatives. It would be great if we could provide funding to them ...



Meeting of the Parliament 18 June 2019 [Draft] : 18 June 2019


Michael Matheson

The cycling action plan underpins the grant funding mechanism for a range of cycling funds. In 2018-19, we have invested £7.28 million in behaviour-changing activ...



Meeting of the Parliament 18 June 2019 [Draft] : 18 June 2019


Michael Matheson

The Government commitment is £51 million, which is match funded by local authorities. The vast majority of funding in the £80 million active travel budget is capi...



Meeting of the Parliament 18 June 2019 [Draft] : 18 June 2019


Michael Matheson

As I just mentioned, the £51 million places for everyone programme is operated by Sustrans on our behalf. Local authorities can bid into it for cycling infrastruc...



Meeting of the Parliament 18 June 2019 [Draft] : 18 June 2019


Michael Matheson

As I mentioned, the number of local authorities and schools that are participating in the bikeability Scotland scheme and the cycling friendly programme has increased. Local authorities need...



Meeting of the Parliament 18 June 2019 [Draft] : 18 June 2019


Michael Matheson

Through the £51 million places for everyone programme, we are encouraging all local authorities to submit proposals for projects that will deliver safer routes to school for children. In 201...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-17660: Restricted Roads (20 mph Speed Limit) (Scotland) Bill (Mark Ruskell)
Meeting Date: 13/06/2019
Result - For: 26, Against: 83 Abstain: 4
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-17645: Census (Amendment) (Scotland) Bill (Fiona Hyslop)
Meeting Date: 12/06/2019
Result - For: 115, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
SP Bill 37: Fuel Poverty (Target, Definition and Strategy) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 1A
Meeting Date: 06/06/2019
Result - For: 25, Against: 85 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 37: Fuel Poverty (Target, Definition and Strategy) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 78
Meeting Date: 06/06/2019
Result - For: 27, Against: 89 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 37: Fuel Poverty (Target, Definition and Strategy) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 77
Meeting Date: 06/06/2019
Result - For: 27, Against: 89 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 37: Fuel Poverty (Target, Definition and Strategy) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 6
Meeting Date: 06/06/2019
Result - For: 94, Against: 21 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 37: Fuel Poverty (Target, Definition and Strategy) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 7
Meeting Date: 06/06/2019
Result - For: 93, Against: 21 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 37: Fuel Poverty (Target, Definition and Strategy) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 8
Meeting Date: 06/06/2019
Result - For: 93, Against: 20 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 37: Fuel Poverty (Target, Definition and Strategy) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 9
Meeting Date: 06/06/2019
Result - For: 93, Against: 20 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 37: Fuel Poverty (Target, Definition and Strategy) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 10
Meeting Date: 06/06/2019
Result - For: 94, Against: 20 Abstain: 0
ForCarried

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Motion S5M-16747: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 02/04/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16591: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16408.3: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16261: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15754: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 06/02/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15493: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15243: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 07/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12573: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 04/06/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11659: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16/04/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-10337: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 06/02/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S3W-40158: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/03/2011 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-40152: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/03/2011 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-40160: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/03/2011 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-40159: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/03/2011 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-40154: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/03/2011 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-40157: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/03/2011 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-40156: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/03/2011 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-40155: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/03/2011 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-39739: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/02/2011 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-39064: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26/01/2011 Show Full Question >>

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