Neil Findlay MSP

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Meeting of the Parliament 24 November 2020 Business until 18:10 : 24 November 2020


Neil Findlay (Lothian) (Lab)

I have long believed that we should have state provision of those unbranded drugs—that the state should produce them centrally and drive down the costs so that we...



Meeting of the Parliament 24 November 2020 Business until 18:10 : 24 November 2020


Neil Findlay

It appears that across the country the guidelines are being repeatedly flouted.



Meeting of the Parliament 24 November 2020 Business until 18:10 : 24 November 2020


Neil Findlay

Last Tuesday, my constituent was admitted to hospital from her care home. She tested positive for Covid on Wednesday and was discharged back to the care home on T...



Meeting of the Parliament 24 November 2020 Business until 18:10 : 24 November 2020


1. Neil Findlay (Lothian) (Lab)

To ask the Scottish Government for what reason it is allowing the discharge of Covid-19-positive hospital patients to care homes. (S5T-02539)



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 19 November 2020 [Draft] : 19 November 2020


Neil Findlay

Presumably if there was a recall, it would be because something major had happened. That would probably necessitate the Government making some announcements. Is t...



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 19 November 2020 [Draft] : 19 November 2020


Neil Findlay

But it would normally be following an approach by the Government.



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 19 November 2020 [Draft] : 19 November 2020


Neil Findlay

If something happened and we had to recall Parliament during the recess prior to dissolution.



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 19 November 2020 [Draft] : 19 November 2020


Neil Findlay

Dissolution this time is going to be the day before the election. Can you cover issues around purdah and when the Government might use recall?



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 19 November 2020 [Draft] : 19 November 2020


Neil Findlay

I am fine just now. I might want to come in at the end.



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 19 November 2020 [Draft] : 19 November 2020


Neil Findlay

It would be greatly appreciated if you could take the proposal away and come back to us.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-23328: Period Products (Free Provision) (Scotland) Bill (Monica Lennon)
Meeting Date: 24/11/2020
Result - For: 121, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-23416.2: Coronavirus: Scotland’s Strategic Approach (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 19/11/2020
Result - For: 51, Against: 71 Abstain: 0
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S5M-23416.3: Coronavirus: Scotland’s Strategic Approach (Richard Leonard)
Meeting Date: 19/11/2020
Result - For: 22, Against: 99 Abstain: 0
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S5M-23416: Coronavirus: Scotland’s Strategic Approach (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 19/11/2020
Result - For: 99, Against: 23 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-23385.3: Safe Schools (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 18/11/2020
Result - For: 58, Against: 64 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-23385.2: Safe Schools (Jamie Greene)
Meeting Date: 18/11/2020
Result - For: 64, Against: 58 Abstain: 0
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S5M-23385: Safe Schools (Ross Greer)
Meeting Date: 18/11/2020
Result - For: 64, Against: 1 Abstain: 56
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S5M-23383.4: Declaration of a Nature Emergency (Roseanna Cunningham)
Meeting Date: 18/11/2020
Result - For: 85, Against: 35 Abstain: 1
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AgainstCarried
S5M-23383: Declaration of a Nature Emergency (Mark Ruskell)
Meeting Date: 18/11/2020
Result - For: 87, Against: 33 Abstain: 2
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AgainstCarried
S5M-23324: Environment Bill - UK Legislation (Roseanna Cunningham)
Meeting Date: 12/11/2020
Result - For: 110, Against: 6 Abstain: 0
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Motion S5M-23455: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 23/11/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-23457: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 23/11/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-23454: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 23/11/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-23431: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20/11/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-23409: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/11/2020 R Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-23410: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/11/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-23382: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16/11/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-23273: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/11/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-23272: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/11/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-23245: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 04/11/2020 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-33504: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 24/11/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-33483: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 23/11/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-33484: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 23/11/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-33482: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 23/11/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-33474: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 23/11/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-33473: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 23/11/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5T-02539: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 23/11/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-33419: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20/11/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-33418: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20/11/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-33417: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20/11/2020 Show Full Question >>

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