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 (Hybrid) 24 September 2020 [Draft] : 24 September 2020


Michael Matheson

Edward Mountain will be aware that we have made significant investment in our criminal justice estate over an extended period. When he talks about the lack of investment in the Highlands, it...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 24 September 2020 [Draft] : 24 September 2020


Michael Matheson

Ruth Maguire asks a good question. Alongside the draft plan, I am publishing an equity and fairer Scotland duty interim statement, which members can consider. Tac...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 24 September 2020 [Draft] : 24 September 2020


Michael Matheson

Willie Rennie is going wider than the purpose of the plan, and is starting to discuss processes around procurement. He will be aware that there is a significant c...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 24 September 2020 [Draft] : 24 September 2020


Michael Matheson

I must say to John Finnie that the 11 options that have been set out as alternative routes for the Rest and Be Thankful have already had some assessment work carried out on them. Therefore, ...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 24 September 2020 [Draft] : 24 September 2020


Michael Matheson

Let me deal with the last point first. I will make a similar point to the one that I made to Graham Simpson. The infrastructure investment plan does not mention every project that will be ta...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 24 September 2020 [Draft] : 24 September 2020


Michael Matheson

Kenneth Gibson raises a good point about managing major infrastructure projects. The crossrail project in London is, from what we can see, completely out of contr...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 24 September 2020 [Draft] : 24 September 2020


Michael Matheson

Alexander Burnett will recognise that the doubling of maintenance on our trunk road network is of critical importance to the country’s road connectivity. I am sur...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 24 September 2020 [Draft] : 24 September 2020


Michael Matheson

In announcing yesterday that there would be no autumn budget, without any regard to the impact that that could have on Scotland, on this Parliament and on the Sco...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 24 September 2020 [Draft] : 24 September 2020


Michael Matheson

I will refer to a couple of the points that Colin Smyth raised. He is right to refer to projects that have delays or in relation to which costs escalate—sadly, those things are not uncommon ...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 24 September 2020 [Draft] : 24 September 2020


Michael Matheson

It is pretty clear from Graham Simpson’s comments that he has a fundamental misunderstanding of what an infrastructure plan is t...

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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ForCarried
S5M-22780: Prioritising Education Over Independence (Jamie Greene)
Meeting Date: 23/09/2020
Result - For: 64, Against: 35 Abstain: 21
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AgainstCarried
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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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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AgainstDefeated
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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AgainstDefeated

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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Motion S5M-22711.3: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 15/09/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20928: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/02/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19335: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 08/10/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19190.2: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 01/10/2019 Show Full Motion >>
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 >>
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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 >>
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Question S3W-40154: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/03/2011 Show Full Question >>
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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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