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:

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Parliamentary Activities

Deputy Presiding Officer

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Meeting of the Parliament 17 March 2020 [Draft] : 17 March 2020


The Deputy Presiding Officer

You must conclude there. 16:58  



Meeting of the Parliament 17 March 2020 [Draft] : 17 March 2020


The Deputy Presiding Officer

I am sorry—I did a bit of drama there to show what “conclude” means. 16:52  



Meeting of the Parliament 17 March 2020 [Draft] : 17 March 2020


The Deputy Presiding Officer

I must ask you to conclude there, please.



Meeting of the Parliament 17 March 2020 [Draft] : 17 March 2020


The Deputy Presiding Officer

Can you wind up, please?



Meeting of the Parliament 17 March 2020 [Draft] : 17 March 2020


The Deputy Presiding Officer

That is where you must conclude. I have given you extra time. 16:38  



Meeting of the Parliament 17 March 2020 [Draft] : 17 March 2020


The Deputy Presiding Officer

No—you took some interventions, so I will let you make up your time.



Meeting of the Parliament 17 March 2020 [Draft] : 17 March 2020


The Deputy Presiding Officer

All right. I thought that you were going to take an intervention. 16:29  



Meeting of the Parliament 17 March 2020 [Draft] : 17 March 2020


The Deputy Presiding Officer (Christine Grahame)

Have you concluded?



Meeting of the Parliament 12 March 2020 : 12 March 2020


Christine Grahame

Will the minister take an intervention?



Meeting of the Parliament 12 March 2020 : 12 March 2020


Christine Grahame

When I mentioned enforcement, I did not mean prosecution. I agree that the problem of the distinction between the RSPCA and the SSPCA is long standing. People leave money in their wills to t...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-21279: Female Genital Mutilation (Protection and Guidance) (Scotland) Bill (Christina McKelvie)
Meeting Date: 19/03/2020
Result - For: 84, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-21177.3: Expansion of Funded Childcare (Maree Todd)
Meeting Date: 11/03/2020
Result - For: 58, Against: 61 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-21177.1: Expansion of Funded Childcare (Mary Fee)
Meeting Date: 11/03/2020
Result - For: 61, Against: 58 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-21177: Expansion of Funded Childcare (Jamie Greene)
Meeting Date: 11/03/2020
Result - For: 61, Against: 58 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-21170: Local Government Finance (Scotland) Order 2020 [draft] (Ben Macpherson)
Meeting Date: 10/03/2020
Result - For: 88, Against: 23 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-21174: Scottish Biometrics Commissioner Bill (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 10/03/2020
Result - For: 110, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-21113: Budget (Scotland) (No.4) Bill (Kate Forbes)
Meeting Date: 05/03/2020
Result - For: 63, Against: 55 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-21090: Scottish Rate Resolution (Ben Macpherson)
Meeting Date: 04/03/2020
Result - For: 58, Against: 50 Abstain: 5
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ForCarried
S5M-21013.1: Budget (Scotland) (No.4) Bill (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 27/02/2020
Result - For: 29, Against: 90 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-21013: Budget (Scotland) (No.4) Bill (Kate Forbes)
Meeting Date: 27/02/2020
Result - For: 65, Against: 54 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried

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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Motion S5M-21353: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27/03/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21244: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12/03/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21183: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 09/03/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21144: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/03/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21099: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/03/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21031: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26/02/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20809: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11/02/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20761: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/02/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20696: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 31/01/2020 R Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20684: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 30/01/2020 Show Full Motion >>
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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Question S5W-27833: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10/03/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-03978: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/02/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-27324: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/02/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-03782: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 09/12/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5T-01903: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 02/12/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03807: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26335: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22449: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 01/04/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22448: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 01/04/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-03189: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18/03/2019 Show Full Question >>

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