Claire Baker MSP

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Meeting of the Parliament 24 March 2020 [Draft] : 24 March 2020


Claire Baker (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Lab)

The cancellation of jury trials will have an impact on those who are the victims of rape and sexual assault and, as has already been raised, there are serious con...



Meeting of the Parliament 19 March 2020 [Draft] : 19 March 2020


Claire Baker (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Lab)

On the subject of insecure and underpaid work, the minister will be aware that people who work in the creative sector are often expected to work for nothing, by v...



Meeting of the Parliament 18 March 2020 [Draft] : 18 March 2020


Claire Baker (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Lab)

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy, Fair Work and Culture said that we face a challenge to our way of life, and she will know that the widespread closure of cultur...



Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Affairs Committee 12 March 2020 [Draft] : 12 March 2020


Claire Baker

Does the skills strategy include work with the education sector—schools and colleges? On transferable skills—plastering or whatever—how do you encourage people to...



Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Affairs Committee 12 March 2020 [Draft] : 12 March 2020


Claire Baker

There has been talk of the availability of crew, where crew are based and the fact that a lot of crew leave Scotland to work elsewhere. There is a need to build c...



Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Affairs Committee 12 March 2020 [Draft] : 12 March 2020


Claire Baker

The paper that you provided talks about total production spend. Isabel Davis talked about it being “a boom time”, but your paper reports that production spend in 2018-19 is estimated at £67 ...



Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Affairs Committee 12 March 2020 [Draft] : 12 March 2020


Claire Baker

The committee is keen to scrutinise how the film studio develops. Would development be the work of a private company? Would we be able to engage with how that progresses?



Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Affairs Committee 12 March 2020 [Draft] : 12 March 2020


Claire Baker

I have a final question on the studio. The announcement is welcome, but I would like a better understanding. The operator has been appointed, but the space has already been used as a studio ...



Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Affairs Committee 12 March 2020 [Draft] : 12 March 2020


Claire Baker

Some of them are quite odd—fridges, freezers and “associated parts” for motor vehicles, for example. Anyway, that is fine.



Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Affairs Committee 12 March 2020 [Draft] : 12 March 2020


Claire Baker

Schedule 4 of the bill covers “Euro 2020 product categories”. I assume that those categories are set out by UEFA and that you do not have any influence over what ...

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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ForCarried
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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AgainstDefeated
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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ForCarried
S5M-21177: Expansion of Funded Childcare (Jamie Greene)
Meeting Date: 11/03/2020
Result - For: 61, Against: 58 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
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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AgainstCarried
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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AgainstCarried
S5M-21090: Scottish Rate Resolution (Ben Macpherson)
Meeting Date: 04/03/2020
Result - For: 58, Against: 50 Abstain: 5
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AgainstCarried
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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AgainstCarried

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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 >>
Motion S5M-20369: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 09/01/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20352: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 08/01/2020 Show Full Motion >>
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 >>
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Question S5O-04323: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/03/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-04244: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 04/03/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-04227: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 26/02/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-04186: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 19/02/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-04115: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 29/01/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26964: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 14/01/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-04005: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 07/01/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26857: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 07/01/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26861: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 07/01/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26860: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 07/01/2020 Show Full Question >>

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