Claire Baker MSP

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


Claire Baker

I recently visited Lo’gelly Lunches. The group is grateful for the supplies that it receives through the food fund, but it expressed concern that the fund is coming to an end, given the grow...



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


2. Claire Baker (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Lab)

To ask the Scottish Government what its response is to reports that independent food banks have seen at least a doubling in demand for emergency food parcels compared with last year. (S5O-04...



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


Claire Baker (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Lab)

On Tuesday, we saw a trading of blame between the United Kingdom and Scottish Governments over the awarding of the Seagreen offs...



Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Affairs Committee 17 September 2020 [Draft] : 17 September 2020


Claire Baker

On the delay to the census, have you had an opportunity to speak to organisations that have an interest in the census—for example, the veterans community, which ran the count them in campaig...



Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Affairs Committee 17 September 2020 [Draft] : 17 September 2020


Claire Baker

I am sorry to interrupt again—and, convener, I will take this as my second question—but I still do not understand why the response rate would go from 95 per cent down to 60 or 80 per cent. I...



Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Affairs Committee 17 September 2020 [Draft] : 17 September 2020


Claire Baker

I am sorry to interrupt, but you are giving quite a complicated explanation for why the ONS is proceeding, which is to do with its ability to mitigate and the different ways in which it coll...



Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Affairs Committee 17 September 2020 [Draft] : 17 September 2020


Claire Baker

I appreciate that the decision to cancel the census next year and move it back a year was a difficult one. However, from the paper that we have received, it does not look as though everybody...



Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Affairs Committee 17 September 2020 [Draft] : 17 September 2020


Claire Baker

Depending on what deal there is, there will be some kind of border, checks and balances, and additional bureaucracy. How will that impact on the types of goods that the UK trades with Europe...



Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Affairs Committee 17 September 2020 [Draft] : 17 September 2020


Claire Baker (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Lab)

I am interested in the other examples of EU trading relationships in the report that we have been given. I have a couple of questions.



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 17 September 2020 [Draft] : 17 September 2020


Claire Baker

Although it is welcome that some of the funds are already open, the timescale for delivery of the funds goes well into November. Can the funds be accelerated? Is ...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
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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AgainstCarried
S5M-22780: Prioritising Education Over Independence (Jamie Greene)
Meeting Date: 23/09/2020
Result - For: 64, Against: 35 Abstain: 21
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AbstainCarried
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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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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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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AgainstDefeated
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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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
S5M-22711: Sustainable Aviation Beyond COVID-19 (Colin Smyth)
Meeting Date: 16/09/2020
Result - For: 54, Against: 61 Abstain: 0
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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Motion S5M-22769: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 21/09/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22529: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 25/08/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22147: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 24/06/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22059: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16/06/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22026: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 11/06/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21788: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/05/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21216: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 10/03/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20963: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20/02/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20648: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 29/01/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20625.1: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 28/01/2020 Show Full Motion >>
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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Question S5O-04626: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-04600: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 09/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31568: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 03/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31570: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 03/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31569: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 03/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31571: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 03/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31567: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 03/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-04578: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 02/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31498: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 31/08/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31443: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 27/08/2020 Show Full Question >>

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