Alex Rowley MSP

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Local Government and Communities Committee 26 June 2019 [Draft] : 26 June 2019


Alex Rowley

Yes.



Local Government and Communities Committee 26 June 2019 [Draft] : 26 June 2019


Alex Rowley

You made a recommendation on arm’s-length external organisations. I return to your earlier point about the principle of fairness. I will not ask whether it is right for ministers to pick and...



Local Government and Communities Committee 26 June 2019 [Draft] : 26 June 2019


Alex Rowley

When the Convention of Scottish Local Authorities gave evidence to the committee, it was keen to stress that there is a review looking at council tax, which was a...



Local Government and Communities Committee 26 June 2019 [Draft] : 26 June 2019


Alex Rowley

In some ways, given the challenges, the bill should not be seen as the end of the process. I do not know whether you looked at town centre retailers versus out-of-town retailers. Is there an...



Local Government and Communities Committee 26 June 2019 [Draft] : 26 June 2019


Alex Rowley

The previous panel talked about dealing with the whole process and the friendliness or otherwise of the system. As I said to that panel, as an MSP, when I have be...



Local Government and Communities Committee 26 June 2019 [Draft] : 26 June 2019


Alex Rowley

In Fife, during the revaluation appeals process, the assessor told me repeatedly that they were not accountable to the council and that they were an entity unto themselves, so I think that w...



Local Government and Communities Committee 26 June 2019 [Draft] : 26 June 2019


Alex Rowley

Okay. My experience of trying to deal with assessors was a one-off, but they were—to put it mildly—certainly not helpful. I think that it is important to note in our report that concern is c...



Local Government and Communities Committee 26 June 2019 [Draft] : 26 June 2019


Alex Rowley

Does the panel generally support the small business bonus scheme and the review to which you will contribute?



Local Government and Communities Committee 26 June 2019 [Draft] : 26 June 2019


Alex Rowley

Town centres, in particular, are really struggling. You just need to walk around most areas of Scotland to see that. Is there more that the bill could do to support town centres? If so, what...



Local Government and Communities Committee 26 June 2019 [Draft] : 26 June 2019


Alex Rowley

You made a point earlier about out-of-town retail centres. Is there a good balance between out-of-town retail centres and town centres? A lot of retailers in town...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-17945: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 26/06/2019
Result - For: 83, Against: 26 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
SP Bill 27: Management of Offenders (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 4A
Meeting Date: 25/06/2019
Result - For: 26, Against: 84 Abstain: 0
Not VotedDefeated
SP Bill 27: Management of Offenders (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 4B
Meeting Date: 25/06/2019
Result - For: 27, Against: 85 Abstain: 0
Not VotedDefeated
SP Bill 27: Management of Offenders (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 4
Meeting Date: 25/06/2019
Result - For: 85, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
Not VotedCarried
SP Bill 27: Management of Offenders (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 144
Meeting Date: 25/06/2019
Result - For: 44, Against: 69 Abstain: 0
Not VotedDefeated
SPCB Election
Meeting Date: 25/06/2019
Result - For: 108, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
Not VotedCarried
SP Bill 27: Management of Offenders (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 61
Meeting Date: 25/06/2019
Result - For: 58, Against: 55 Abstain: 0
Not VotedCarried
SP Bill 27: Management of Offenders (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 104
Meeting Date: 25/06/2019
Result - For: 68, Against: 45 Abstain: 0
Not VotedCarried
SP Bill 27: Management of Offenders (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 105
Meeting Date: 25/06/2019
Result - For: 45, Against: 68 Abstain: 0
Not VotedDefeated
SP Bill 27: Management of Offenders (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 146
Meeting Date: 25/06/2019
Result - For: 44, Against: 69 Abstain: 0
Not VotedDefeated

Search for other Motions lodged by Alex Rowley
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Motion S5M-17265.2: Alex Rowley, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 13/05/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17160: Alex Rowley, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 02/05/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16362: Alex Rowley, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 14/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16055: Alex Rowley, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 27/02/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15620: Alex Rowley, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 29/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15609.2: Alex Rowley, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 28/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15546: Alex Rowley, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 23/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15426.1: Alex Rowley, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14717: Alex Rowley, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13237: Alex Rowley, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/07/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-23786: Alex Rowley, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 13/06/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-23785: Alex Rowley, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 13/06/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03335: Alex Rowley, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 28/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-23412: Alex Rowley, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 22/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03298: Alex Rowley, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 21/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03246: Alex Rowley, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 07/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03110: Alex Rowley, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 26/03/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03057: Alex Rowley, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20/03/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03016: Alex Rowley, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/03/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21615: Alex Rowley, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 11/02/2019 Show Full Question >>

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