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 07 February 2019 : 07 February 2019


Michael Matheson

All projects in any city deal are approved only once the outline business case has been fully assessed, as has happened with this particular project.



Meeting of the Parliament 07 February 2019 : 07 February 2019


Michael Matheson

I cannot give Stewart Stevenson an update on that specific matter.



Meeting of the Parliament 07 February 2019 : 07 February 2019


Michael Matheson

In her initial question, Johann Lamont ignores the fact that we have to deal with the reality of the situation and the evidence that demonstrates clearly the detr...



Meeting of the Parliament 07 February 2019 : 07 February 2019


Michael Matheson

Kenneth Gibson raises an important issue, because the Glasgow conurbation—the region as a whole—plays a major part in helping to support, diversify and develop th...



Meeting of the Parliament 07 February 2019 : 07 February 2019


Michael Matheson

The deal partners are working up the business case for a PRT option. A number of airports have a PRT system in place. I mentioned that Luton does not have a rail ...



Meeting of the Parliament 07 February 2019 : 07 February 2019


Michael Matheson

As I said to Patrick Harvie, issues around crossrail can be part of STPR2, which will enable us to take a strategic overview of the issues. However, crossrail its...



Meeting of the Parliament 07 February 2019 : 07 February 2019


Michael Matheson

We can always count on Mike Rumbles for a bit of creativity.



Meeting of the Parliament 07 February 2019 : 07 February 2019


Michael Matheson

The crossrail proposal was considered in the previous STPR in 2008 and was rejected on the basis of the cost benefit analysis. Further, there were issues around t...



Meeting of the Parliament 07 February 2019 : 07 February 2019


Michael Matheson

I recognise the challenges with congestion on the M8 to the west from Glasgow city centre through to the airport, and the need to take forward a range of options....



Meeting of the Parliament 07 February 2019 : 07 February 2019


Michael Matheson

As I set out in my statement, it is estimated that, in the morning peak period, around 15 passenger services that use Glasgow Central station and its approaches would have to be removed, rel...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-15723: Establishment of a Committee (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 06/02/2019
Result - For: 92, Against: 19 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-15625.1: Budget (Scotland) (No.3) Bill (Murdo Fraser)
Meeting Date: 31/01/2019
Result - For: 30, Against: 96 Abstain: 0
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S5M-15625: Budget (Scotland) (No.3) Bill (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 31/01/2019
Result - For: 67, Against: 58 Abstain: 1
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ForCarried
S5M-15607.1: Presumption to Mainstream (Iain Gray)
Meeting Date: 30/01/2019
Result - For: 27, Against: 92 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-15615.2: Tackling Antisocial Behaviour (Ash Denham)
Meeting Date: 30/01/2019
Result - For: 69, Against: 50 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-15609.2: A Connected Scotland, the Scottish Government’s Strategy for Tackling Social Isolation and Loneliness (Alex Rowley)
Meeting Date: 29/01/2019
Result - For: 23, Against: 84 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-15507.1: Supporting Entrepreneurship (Dean Lockhart)
Meeting Date: 23/01/2019
Result - For: 28, Against: 81 Abstain: 0
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S5M-15507.2: Supporting Entrepreneurship (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 23/01/2019
Result - For: 82, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-15507: Supporting Entrepreneurship (Kate Forbes)
Meeting Date: 23/01/2019
Result - For: 76, Against: 27 Abstain: 6
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ForCarried
S5M-15514: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 23/01/2019
Result - For: 82, Against: 0 Abstain: 27
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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 >>
Motion S5M-10218: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 30/01/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-10038.1: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23/01/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-10054: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23/01/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-09720: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20/12/2017 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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