Alexander Burnett MSP

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Meeting of the Parliament 16 January 2020 [Draft] : 16 January 2020


Alexander Burnett

Last year, Police Scotland confirmed to the Justice Committee that the Scottish National Party Government had underfunded its digital strategy, with the result th...



Meeting of the Parliament 16 January 2020 [Draft] : 16 January 2020


8. Alexander Burnett (Aberdeenshire West) (Con)

To ask the Scottish Government what progress is being made with the Police Scotland digital, data and ICT strategy. (S5O-04008)



Finance and Constitution Committee 08 January 2020 [Draft] : 08 January 2020


Alexander Burnett

Paragraph 13 of annex A raises the modelling that the Scottish Government has done of the costs of leaving the EU. What information can the cabinet secretary shar...



Finance and Constitution Committee 08 January 2020 [Draft] : 08 January 2020


Alexander Burnett (Aberdeenshire West) (Con)

Paragraph 13 of annex A to paper 1—the legislative consent memorandum—refers to the modelling that the Scottish Government has done of the costs of leaving the EU...



Meeting of the Parliament 19 December 2019 : 19 December 2019


Alexander Burnett

I think that we would all have wanted more time for the Electoral Commission to give its agreement to the bill. That is one example, and it is very sad that that has not occurred....



Meeting of the Parliament 19 December 2019 : 19 December 2019


Alexander Burnett (Aberdeenshire West) (Con)

We could have been spending the last moments of this year in Parliament debating something that is important to the majority of people in Scotland. We could even have been spending this prec...



Finance and Constitution Committee 18 December 2019 [Draft] : 18 December 2019


Alexander Burnett (Aberdeenshire West) (Con)

I am sorry, but I am just repeating the point about savings and efficiencies. I am not sure whether you are totally correct in saying that everything is in line w...



Meeting of the Parliament 18 December 2019 [Draft] : 18 December 2019


Alexander Burnett

The independent commission on school reform was clear last week that our data on school performance is worse now than at any time since the 1950s. That is because...



Meeting of the Parliament 18 December 2019 [Draft] : 18 December 2019


1. Alexander Burnett (Aberdeenshire West) (Con)

To ask the Scottish Government how it is responding to reports that knowledge of changes in pupil performance is at a 70-year low. (S5O-03917)



Finance and Constitution Committee 27 November 2019 [Draft] : 27 November 2019


Alexander Burnett

I think that Adam Tomkins’s objection to amendment 96 on religious grounds is sufficient, but I also support John Mason’s criticism that there has not been enough...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-20415.3: Education (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 15/01/2020
Result - For: 60, Against: 63 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-20415.2: Education (Iain Gray)
Meeting Date: 15/01/2020
Result - For: 63, Against: 60 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-20415: Education (Liz Smith)
Meeting Date: 15/01/2020
Result - For: 63, Against: 60 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-20448: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 15/01/2020
Result - For: 117, Against: 0 Abstain: 6
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ForCarried
S5M-20318.1: European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill (Adam Tomkins)
Meeting Date: 08/01/2020
Result - For: 29, Against: 92 Abstain: 0
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S5M-20318: European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill (Michael Russell)
Meeting Date: 08/01/2020
Result - For: 92, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 46: Referendums (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 1
Meeting Date: 19/12/2019
Result - For: 54, Against: 67 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 46: Referendums (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 2
Meeting Date: 19/12/2019
Result - For: 55, Against: 66 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 46: Referendums (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 3
Meeting Date: 19/12/2019
Result - For: 54, Against: 67 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated
SP Bill 46: Referendums (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 13
Meeting Date: 19/12/2019
Result - For: 56, Against: 68 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated

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Motion S5M-20442: Alexander Burnett, Aberdeenshire West, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 14/01/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20338: Alexander Burnett, Aberdeenshire West, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 08/01/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20302: Alexander Burnett, Aberdeenshire West, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 20/12/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20257: Alexander Burnett, Aberdeenshire West, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18/12/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20253: Alexander Burnett, Aberdeenshire West, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18/12/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20095: Alexander Burnett, Aberdeenshire West, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 29/11/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20096: Alexander Burnett, Aberdeenshire West, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 29/11/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20159: Alexander Burnett, Aberdeenshire West, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 04/12/2019 R Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20158: Alexander Burnett, Aberdeenshire West, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 04/12/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20157: Alexander Burnett, Aberdeenshire West, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 04/12/2019 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5O-04048: Alexander Burnett, Aberdeenshire West, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 15/01/2020 R Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26913: Alexander Burnett, Aberdeenshire West, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 09/01/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-04008: Alexander Burnett, Aberdeenshire West, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 07/01/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26856: Alexander Burnett, Aberdeenshire West, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 07/01/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26854: Alexander Burnett, Aberdeenshire West, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 07/01/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26853: Alexander Burnett, Aberdeenshire West, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 07/01/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03917: Alexander Burnett, Aberdeenshire West, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 11/12/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26538: Alexander Burnett, Aberdeenshire West, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 26/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03848: Alexander Burnett, Aberdeenshire West, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 20/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26396: Alexander Burnett, Aberdeenshire West, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 14/11/2019 R Show Full Question >>

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