Michelle Ballantyne MSP

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Meeting of the Parliament 19 June 2019 [Draft] Business until 16:36 : 19 June 2019


Michelle Ballantyne

I stood up before to say that I had empathy with Mr Wightman. I have read everything that he has sent around, and I had a huge amount of empathy with the issue. On a personal level, I debate...



Meeting of the Parliament 19 June 2019 [Draft] Business until 16:36 : 19 June 2019


Michelle Ballantyne (South Scotland) (Con)

I am listening with interest and I have some sympathy with Andy Wightman’s position. The argument is that protection is needed, ...



Social Security Committee 13 June 2019 [Draft] : 13 June 2019


Michelle Ballantyne

Good. Thanks.



Social Security Committee 13 June 2019 [Draft] : 13 June 2019


Michelle Ballantyne

You mean the income supplement.



Social Security Committee 13 June 2019 [Draft] : 13 June 2019


Michelle Ballantyne (South Scotland) (Con)

I echo other members’ sentiments. I have not met the members of the commission yet, but I read through the CVs and it is an impressive array of people with a good...



Social Security Committee 30 May 2019 [Draft] : 30 May 2019


Michelle Ballantyne

That leads me nicely on to the second area that I want to ask about—that of risk management. Although you talk about risk throughout the report, I did not come aw...



Social Security Committee 30 May 2019 [Draft] : 30 May 2019


Michelle Ballantyne

No. For an organisation to develop its own skills, it needs to have people who can give the benefit of their experience and who can provide the training and empow...



Social Security Committee 30 May 2019 [Draft] : 30 May 2019


Michelle Ballantyne

There is also an issue with retention. Obviously, when an organisation is developing its own skills, it is key that it has the skills in the first place to share ...



Social Security Committee 30 May 2019 [Draft] : 30 May 2019


Michelle Ballantyne

The agency gave quite credible evidence that it would backstop the difficulties in recruiting people who have the necessary skills by training people in-house. Di...



Social Security Committee 30 May 2019 [Draft] : 30 May 2019


Michelle Ballantyne (South Scotland) (Con)

I will explore a couple of things and I will ask first about staff vacancies. Your report says that 30 per cent of the posts in the programme have been vacant—you...

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
ForDefeated
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-17831: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19/06/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17830: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19/06/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17832: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19/06/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17773: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 14/06/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17657: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 11/06/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17665: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 11/06/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17658: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 11/06/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17656: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 11/06/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17588: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 06/06/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17554: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 04/06/2019 R Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5O-03458: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19/06/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-23757: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 13/06/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-23578: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 03/06/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-23482: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 28/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03292: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-23326: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-23325: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-23324: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-23315: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-23309: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21/05/2019 Show Full Question >>

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