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Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 10 January 2019 [Draft] : 10 January 2019


Alex Neil

My question is whether we should take a much more comprehensive approach.



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 10 January 2019 [Draft] : 10 January 2019


Alex Neil

Can we take a lesson from how the Scottish Parliament handled the expenses issue, which had become a victim of FOI, by publishing all information and leaving it u...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 10 January 2019 [Draft] : 10 January 2019


Alex Neil

Finally, I remember that in the early days of the Scottish Parliament there were daily stories about members’ expenses—for example, on someone who had claimed £6 ...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 10 January 2019 [Draft] : 10 January 2019


Alex Neil

It is not just about the number, but the nature of the questions. At a recent Holy...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 10 January 2019 [Draft] : 10 January 2019


Alex Neil

Why have abuses not been dealt with?



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 10 January 2019 [Draft] : 10 January 2019


Alex Neil

Those are the numbers that the Scottish Government gave me. Based on those numbers, is the system being abused by a handful of people?



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 10 January 2019 [Draft] : 10 January 2019


Alex Neil

Is it the case that, in each of those years, fewer than 50 per cent of the FOI requests were made by individual members of the public, and that the other requests...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 10 January 2019 [Draft] : 10 January 2019


Alex Neil

Yes, they are.



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 10 January 2019 [Draft] : 10 January 2019


Alex Neil (Airdrie and Shotts) (SNP)

My understanding is that there has been a 45 per cent increase in the number of freedom of information requests over the past two years. In 2017, there were 3,050 FOI requests; up until Nove...



Meeting of the Parliament 08 January 2019 [Draft] : 08 January 2019


Alex Neil

I will supply the minister with the necessary information this afternoon; I myself received it only within the past half hour.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-15380.3: Securing a Just Transition to a Carbon-neutral Economy (Claudia Beamish)
Meeting Date: 15/01/2019
Result - For: 85, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-15380.1: Securing a Just Transition to a Carbon-neutral Economy (Mark Ruskell)
Meeting Date: 15/01/2019
Result - For: 6, Against: 107 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-15380: Securing a Just Transition to a Carbon-neutral Economy (Roseanna Cunningham)
Meeting Date: 15/01/2019
Result - For: 86, Against: 0 Abstain: 28
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ForCarried
S5M-15279.3: Future Rural Policy and Support in Scotland (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 10/01/2019
Result - For: 27, Against: 89 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-15279.2: Future Rural Policy and Support in Scotland (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 10/01/2019
Result - For: 51, Against: 65 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-15279.1: Future Rural Policy and Support in Scotland (Mark Ruskell)
Meeting Date: 10/01/2019
Result - For: 24, Against: 92 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-15279: Future Rural Policy and Support in Scotland (Fergus Ewing)
Meeting Date: 10/01/2019
Result - For: 83, Against: 27 Abstain: 6
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ForCarried
S5M-15261.1: Recognising the Life Sciences Sector in Scotland (Dean Lockhart)
Meeting Date: 09/01/2019
Result - For: 29, Against: 92 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-15243.2: Ultra-low Emission Vehicles (Liam McArthur)
Meeting Date: 08/01/2019
Result - For: 50, Against: 67 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-15184.2: Contribution of EU Citizens to Scotland (Adam Tomkins)
Meeting Date: 19/12/2018
Result - For: 27, Against: 90 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated

Search for other Motions lodged by Alex Neil
EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Motion S5M-13349: Alex Neil, Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 30/07/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-10404: Alex Neil, Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 08/02/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-09477: Alex Neil, Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 07/12/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-09448: Alex Neil, Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 06/12/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-08686: Alex Neil, Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 06/11/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-08172: Alex Neil, Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 09/10/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05123: Alex Neil, Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11/04/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-04734: Alex Neil, Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20/03/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-04527: Alex Neil, Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 08/03/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-03519: Alex Neil, Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/01/2017 Show Full Motion >>
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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Question S5T-01416: Alex Neil, Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 07/01/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20617: Alex Neil, Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20484: Alex Neil, Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 07/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19616: Alex Neil, Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/10/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18389: Alex Neil, Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23/08/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18339: Alex Neil, Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/08/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18340: Alex Neil, Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/08/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18338: Alex Neil, Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/08/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18343: Alex Neil, Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/08/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18341: Alex Neil, Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/08/2018 Show Full Question >>

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