Nicola Sturgeon MSP

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Nicola Sturgeon MSP

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  • Member for: Glasgow Southside
  • Region: Glasgow
  • Party: Scottish National Party

Nicola is a member of the following Committees:

Nicola is a member of the following Cross-Party Groups:

Parliamentary Activities

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Meeting of the Parliament 14 November 2019 [Draft] : 14 November 2019


The First Minister

Yes, I agree with that, and the Scottish Government will continue to work to achieve that aim.



Meeting of the Parliament 14 November 2019 [Draft] : 14 November 2019


The First Minister

I thank Brian Whittle for raising those issues. As he will be aware, bariatric surgery, as it is called, is available on the NHS, but whether it is appropriate fo...



Meeting of the Parliament 14 November 2019 [Draft] : 14 November 2019


The First Minister (Nicola Sturgeon)

We continue to implement the diabetes, heart disease and stroke improvement plans, which set out our priorities and actions to deliver improved prevention, treatment and care. Those plans ar...



Meeting of the Parliament 14 November 2019 [Draft] : 14 November 2019


The First Minister

I agree with that. It is shameful that equal pay day occurs at this point in the year. I hesitate to say this, given that Gillian Martin has just said that it is ...



Meeting of the Parliament 14 November 2019 [Draft] : 14 November 2019


The First Minister (Nicola Sturgeon)

In March this year, the Scottish Government launched a gender pay gap action plan that was the first of its kind in the United Kingdom. It contains more than 50 a...



Meeting of the Parliament 14 November 2019 [Draft] : 14 November 2019


The First Minister (Nicola Sturgeon)

Since we announced our £103 million commitment to the Ayrshire growth deal in March, the Scottish Government and our enterprise and skills agencies have worked wi...



Meeting of the Parliament 14 November 2019 [Draft] : 14 November 2019


The First Minister (Nicola Sturgeon)

No. The stats that were published earlier this week, and which were referred to, were the most up-to-date ones, and are contained in the labour market study. Of c...



Meeting of the Parliament 14 November 2019 [Draft] : 14 November 2019


The First Minister (Nicola Sturgeon)

Clare Adamson is right to raise that issue. The number of appeals that the data shows are being upheld strongly suggests that the system is fundamentally broken and is working against the ve...



Meeting of the Parliament 14 November 2019 [Draft] : 14 November 2019


The First Minister

I agree that the issue is important, and I certainly share Rape Crisis Scotland’s concerns.

Meeting of the Parliament 14 November 2019 [Draft] : 14 November 2019


The First Minister

Given that the matter is serious, I will resist the temptation to reflect on Willie Rennie and pontification, and will instead move on.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-19851.1: Implications of the Imposition of US Tariffs on Scottish Products (Dean Lockhart)
Meeting Date: 14/11/2019
Result - For: 16, Against: 74 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-19851.2: Implications of the Imposition of US Tariffs on Scottish Products (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 14/11/2019
Result - For: 16, Against: 74 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-19851: Implications of the Imposition of US Tariffs on Scottish Products (Ivan McKee)
Meeting Date: 14/11/2019
Result - For: 74, Against: 16 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-19822.3: Artificial Intelligence and Data Driven Technologies: Opportunities for the Scottish Economy and Society (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 13/11/2019
Result - For: 66, Against: 22 Abstain: 5
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-19822.1: Artificial Intelligence and Data Driven Technologies: Opportunities for the Scottish Economy and Society (Patrick Harvie)
Meeting Date: 13/11/2019
Result - For: 24, Against: 69 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-19743: Referendums (Scotland) Bill (Michael Russell)
Meeting Date: 07/11/2019
Result - For: 65, Against: 55 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-19539: Referendums (Scotland) Bill: Financial Resolution (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 07/11/2019
Result - For: 65, Against: 55 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-19715.3: The Resilience of Scotland's Ferry Network (Paul Wheelhouse)
Meeting Date: 06/11/2019
Result - For: 64, Against: 46 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-19715.2: The Resilience of Scotland's Ferry Network (Colin Smyth)
Meeting Date: 06/11/2019
Result - For: 19, Against: 91 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-19715: The Resilience of Scotland's Ferry Network (Jamie Greene)
Meeting Date: 06/11/2019
Result - For: 63, Against: 46 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried

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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Motion S5M-19529: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow Southside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 22/10/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16107: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow Southside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 04/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14666: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow Southside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 06/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13703: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow Southside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 31/08/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13017: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow Southside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27/06/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13018: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow Southside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27/06/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-10285: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow Southside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/02/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-08732: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow Southside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 07/11/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05282: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow Southside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 24/04/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-04710: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow Southside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20/03/2017 Show Full Motion >>
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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Question S2F-02139: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27/02/2006 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-18574: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/08/2005 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-18575: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/08/2005 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-18531: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/08/2005 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-18537: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/08/2005 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-18534: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/08/2005 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-18532: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/08/2005 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-18535: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/08/2005 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-18536: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/08/2005 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-18533: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/08/2005 Show Full Question >>

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