Christine Grahame MSP

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Christine Grahame MSP

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  • Member for: Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale
  • Region: South Scotland
  • Party: Scottish National Party

Christine is a member of the following Committees:

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

Parliamentary Activities

Deputy Presiding Officer

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Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 29 September 2020 [Draft] Business until 17:02 : 29 September 2020


The Deputy Presiding Officer

Thank you, cabinet secretary. When I am waving my pen and glowering at you, it means that you are running well over time. I might have to do other gestures; I will invent some. <...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 29 September 2020 [Draft] Business until 17:02 : 29 September 2020


The Deputy Presiding Officer

Thank you. I appreciate that it is difficult when you are attending remotely. Notwithstanding my little scolding of Mr Stevenson, we might be able to bring decisi...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 29 September 2020 [Draft] Business until 17:02 : 29 September 2020


The Deputy Presiding Officer

Can I stop you there, Mr Stevenson? You might think that you have made a short contribution, but you are already a minute and a half over.



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 29 September 2020 [Draft] Business until 17:02 : 29 September 2020


The Deputy Presiding Officer

Stewart Stevenson is the last speaker in the open debate. 16:27  



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 29 September 2020 [Draft] Business until 17:02 : 29 September 2020


The Deputy Presiding Officer (Christine Grahame)

The next item of business is the stage 3 debate on motion S5M-22845, in the name of Shirley-Anne Somerville, on the Social Security Administration and Tribunal Membership (Scotland) Bill.

Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 24 September 2020 [Draft] : 24 September 2020


The Deputy Presiding Officer

That concludes portfolio questions. I thank the cabinet secretary, the minister and members, as we managed to get through all the questions.



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 24 September 2020 [Draft] : 24 September 2020


The Deputy Presiding Officer

That is not brief, Mr Harvie. Sorry—it is not.



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 24 September 2020 [Draft] : 24 September 2020


The Deputy Presiding Officer

Next is a brief supplementary from Patrick Harvie.



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 24 September 2020 [Draft] : 24 September 2020


The Deputy Presiding Officer (Christine Grahame)

Good afternoon. The next item of business is portfolio question time. As usual, to get as many members in as possible, short, cr...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 24 September 2020 [Draft] : 24 September 2020


Christine Grahame (Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale) (SNP)

Does the First Minister consider that management, particularly in retail and hospitality, should encourage staff to have their mobile phones on them, to enable the contact tracing app to be ...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-22845: The Social Security Administration and Tribunal Membership (Scotland) Bill (Shirley-Anne Somerville)
Meeting Date: 29/09/2020
Result - For: 109, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-22780.3: Prioritising Education Over Independence (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 23/09/2020
Result - For: 65, Against: 55 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-22780: Prioritising Education Over Independence (Jamie Greene)
Meeting Date: 23/09/2020
Result - For: 64, Against: 35 Abstain: 21
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ForCarried
S5M-22800: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 23/09/2020
Result - For: 114, Against: 1 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-22803: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 23/09/2020
Result - For: 108, Against: 6 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-22731.2: Employment Support (Maurice Golden)
Meeting Date: 17/09/2020
Result - For: 29, Against: 88 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-22731: Employment Support (Jamie Hepburn)
Meeting Date: 17/09/2020
Result - For: 89, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-22711.3: Sustainable Aviation Beyond COVID-19 (Michael Matheson)
Meeting Date: 16/09/2020
Result - For: 54, Against: 60 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-22711.1: Sustainable Aviation Beyond COVID-19 (Graham Simpson)
Meeting Date: 16/09/2020
Result - For: 29, Against: 86 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-22711.2: Sustainable Aviation Beyond COVID-19 (Patrick Harvie)
Meeting Date: 16/09/2020
Result - For: 6, Against: 109 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated

Search for other Motions lodged by Christine Grahame
EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Motion S5M-22829: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 24/09/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22571: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28/08/2020 R Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22524: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/08/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22428: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 14/08/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22407: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, On Behalf of Solicitors in the Supreme Courts of Scotland (Amendment) Bill Committee, Date Lodged: 11/08/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22368: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/08/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22309: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23/07/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22221: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/07/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22193: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 30/06/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22123: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23/06/2020 Show Full Motion >>
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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Question S5W-31689: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 09/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-04605: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 09/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-04584: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 07/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-04336: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 31/08/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31415: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/08/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31310: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/08/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31229: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 14/08/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-30899: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23/07/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-04423: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 09/06/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-04198: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 08/06/2020 Show Full Question >>

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