Claire Baker MSP

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Meeting of the Parliament 21 November 2019 [Draft] : 21 November 2019


Claire Baker

This has been an interesting debate, which has recognised the importance of the BBC and largely accepted the case for having the benefit of a free TV licence for the over-75s.

Meeting of the Parliament 21 November 2019 [Draft] : 21 November 2019


Claire Baker (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Lab)

Free TV licences for the over-75s were introduced by a Labour Government under Gordon Brown as Chancellor of the Exchequer in 1999, with the cost being covered via general taxation. The move...



Meeting of the Parliament 21 November 2019 [Draft] : 21 November 2019


Claire Baker (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Lab)

Does Rachael Hamilton accept that the cost to the BBC’s budget of the over-75s licence fee was estimated to be £745 million, and for the BBC to continue with that policy would mean a huge dr...



Meeting of the Parliament 21 November 2019 [Draft] : 21 November 2019


Claire Baker

My office has sought advice from the Parliament a number of times on the issue, and I accept that the Parliament does not provide support for cross-party groups a...



Meeting of the Parliament 21 November 2019 [Draft] : 21 November 2019


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

To ask the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body what arrangements are in place to allow cross-party groups to access support such as British Sign Language interpreters or translation servic...



Meeting of the Parliament 20 November 2019 [Draft] : 20 November 2019


Claire Baker

The guidance is welcome, but the response to a recent freedom of information request shows huge variations in the amounts that schools charge for home economics, art and technology subjects ...



Meeting of the Parliament 20 November 2019 [Draft] : 20 November 2019


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

To ask the Scottish Government what analysis it has undertaken of the cost to families of children attending school and participating in school-related activities. (S5O-03786)



Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Affairs Committee 14 November 2019 [Draft] : 14 November 2019


Claire Baker

Agnieszka, do you have anything to add to that?



Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Affairs Committee 14 November 2019 [Draft] : 14 November 2019


Claire Baker

Did you say that they go into the organisation for 24 months?



Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Affairs Committee 14 November 2019 [Draft] : 14 November 2019


Claire Baker

Our inquiry is about sustainable funding. So far, we have talked a lot about government funding and public funding. Does Ireland have any tradition of corporate s...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-19851.1: Implications of the Imposition of US Tariffs on Scottish Products (Dean Lockhart)
Meeting Date: 14/11/2019
Result - For: 16, Against: 74 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-19851.2: Implications of the Imposition of US Tariffs on Scottish Products (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 14/11/2019
Result - For: 16, Against: 74 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-19851: Implications of the Imposition of US Tariffs on Scottish Products (Ivan McKee)
Meeting Date: 14/11/2019
Result - For: 74, Against: 16 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-19822.3: Artificial Intelligence and Data Driven Technologies: Opportunities for the Scottish Economy and Society (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 13/11/2019
Result - For: 66, Against: 22 Abstain: 5
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-19822.1: Artificial Intelligence and Data Driven Technologies: Opportunities for the Scottish Economy and Society (Patrick Harvie)
Meeting Date: 13/11/2019
Result - For: 24, Against: 69 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-19743: Referendums (Scotland) Bill (Michael Russell)
Meeting Date: 07/11/2019
Result - For: 65, Against: 55 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-19539: Referendums (Scotland) Bill: Financial Resolution (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 07/11/2019
Result - For: 65, Against: 55 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-19715.3: The Resilience of Scotland's Ferry Network (Paul Wheelhouse)
Meeting Date: 06/11/2019
Result - For: 64, Against: 46 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-19715.2: The Resilience of Scotland's Ferry Network (Colin Smyth)
Meeting Date: 06/11/2019
Result - For: 19, Against: 91 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-19715: The Resilience of Scotland's Ferry Network (Jamie Greene)
Meeting Date: 06/11/2019
Result - For: 63, Against: 46 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried

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Motion S5M-19967.1: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20/11/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19957: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 19/11/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19896: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 15/11/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19809.3: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 11/11/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19110: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 25/09/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17498: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 31/05/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17419: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 27/05/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17328: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16/05/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17119: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 30/04/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17109: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 30/04/2019 Show Full Motion >>
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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Question S5W-26461: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03812: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 13/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03786: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 13/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03588: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/09/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03527: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 04/09/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-23469: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 27/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-23468: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 27/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03318: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 22/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03165: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 24/04/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22397: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 28/03/2019 Show Full Question >>

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