Edward Mountain MSP

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  • Member for: Highlands and Islands
  • Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Edward is a member of the following Committees:

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

Parliamentary Activities

Member of the Conveners' Group

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


Edward Mountain (Highlands and Islands) (Con)

In the Highlands, we are quite used to being left behind with regard to infrastructure delivery. On page 42 of the plan, there is mention of the Highland prison, ...



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


Edward Mountain

During the pandemic, Highland Council has, in effect, removed community councils from planning decisions, which I consider makes communities feel more isolated. Will the Scottish Government ...



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


3. Edward Mountain (Highlands and Islands) (Con)

To ask the Scottish Government whether community councils have been able to fully contribute to local government during the Covid-19 pandemic. (S5O-04627)



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 23 September 2020 [Draft] : 23 September 2020


The Convener

Does the committee agree that it is content for consent for the UK SI, the Agriculture (Payments) (Miscellaneous Amendments) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020, to be giv...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 23 September 2020 [Draft] : 23 September 2020


The Convener

We can certainly put that question in the notes that we submit. I assume that no other member wishes to comment on the instruments.



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 23 September 2020 [Draft] : 23 September 2020


The Convener

We have received consent notifications in relation to two UK statutory instruments as detailed on the agenda. The instruments are being laid in the UK Parliament ...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 23 September 2020 [Draft] : 23 September 2020


The Convener

No other members appear to want to ask questions at this stage. I thank the minister and her team for giving evidence.



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 23 September 2020 [Draft] : 23 September 2020


The Convener

Minister, during the course of the evidence sessions so far, the issue of the value of livestock has been raised. You will know that livestock value can vary and ...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 23 September 2020 [Draft] : 23 September 2020


The Convener

Do you have another question, Emma?



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 23 September 2020 [Draft] : 23 September 2020


The Convener

Emma, I am showing you quite a lot of leniency in allowing you to explain the bill, but I cannot show you any more. Please focus and ask the minister your questio...

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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AgainstCarried
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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ForDefeated
S5M-22731: Employment Support (Jamie Hepburn)
Meeting Date: 17/09/2020
Result - For: 89, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
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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ForDefeated
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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Motion S5M-22423: Edward Mountain, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 13/08/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22259: Edward Mountain, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 13/07/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22215: Edward Mountain, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 02/07/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22214: Edward Mountain, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 02/07/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22163: Edward Mountain, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 25/06/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22084: Edward Mountain, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18/06/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22083: Edward Mountain, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18/06/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21978: Edward Mountain, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 09/06/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21977: Edward Mountain, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 09/06/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21979: Edward Mountain, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 09/06/2020 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-31963: Edward Mountain, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31962: Edward Mountain, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31961: Edward Mountain, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31960: Edward Mountain, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31959: Edward Mountain, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-04627: Edward Mountain, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 15/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-04599: Edward Mountain, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 09/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31547: Edward Mountain, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 02/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31425: Edward Mountain, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 26/08/2020 R Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-04464: Edward Mountain, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 03/08/2020 Show Full Question >>

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