Edward Mountain MSP

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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:

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Parliamentary Activities

Member of the Conveners' Group

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


Edward Mountain

Apprentices in the Highlands face particular problems relating to travel. As many of them are unable to drive, they rely on transport that is provided by their em...



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


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

To ask the Scottish Government what additional action it is taking to protect apprenticeship schemes in the Highlands and Islands, and how this compares with the rest of Scotland. (S5O-04599...



Meeting of the Parliament 10 September 2020 [Draft] : 10 September 2020


Edward Mountain (Highlands and Islands) (Con)

The First Minister will be aware that 37 people in Grantown-on-Spey have tested positive for Covid-19, including a care home worker. At the outset, given the concerns of staff and residents,...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 09 September 2020 [Draft] : 09 September 2020


The Convener

That concludes today’s business and I would like to thank those members who were present in person and those people who attended virtually—I see Mr Lyle on the screen in front of me. Thank y...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 09 September 2020 [Draft] : 09 September 2020


The Convener

Item 2 is subordinate legislation. We are considering one negative instrument, as detailed on the agenda. No motions to annul or representations have been received in relation to this instru...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 09 September 2020 [Draft] : 09 September 2020


The Convener

We have come to the end of this session. Thank you very much and thank you to your team who attended, although George Burgess was the only one who ended up saying something. Thank you for yo...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 09 September 2020 [Draft] : 09 September 2020


The Convener

All I am saying is that you accept that there was a 25 per cent increase in costs in running the RPID system, a lot of which was down to the maintenance of the CAP IT system, which you now s...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 09 September 2020 [Draft] : 09 September 2020


The Convener

The CAP IT system is working. In a statement that you made to the committee on the draft budget 2018-19, you said that approximately 25 per cent of the budgetary increase for RPID and Scotti...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 09 September 2020 [Draft] : 09 September 2020


The Convener

I have a couple of questions for you. You said earlier that farmers would receive their payments early in September. I know that farmers across Scotland will welcome that, especially those w...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 09 September 2020 [Draft] : 09 September 2020


The Convener

I think that you have made your statement and the cabinet secretary is acknowledging the principles of that.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
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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ForDefeated
S5M-22708.2: Migration and Care Workers (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 15/09/2020
Result - For: 29, Against: 86 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-22708.1: Migration and Care Workers (David Stewart)
Meeting Date: 15/09/2020
Result - For: 85, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-22708: Migration and Care Workers (Joe FitzPatrick)
Meeting Date: 15/09/2020
Result - For: 86, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-22636.4: Hate Crime and Public Order (Scotland) Bill (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 09/09/2020
Result - For: 58, Against: 55 Abstain: 6
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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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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
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 >>
Question S5W-30924: Edward Mountain, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 24/07/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-30897: Edward Mountain, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 23/07/2020 R Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-30721: Edward Mountain, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 15/07/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-30425: Edward Mountain, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 02/07/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-30424: Edward Mountain, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 02/07/2020 Show Full Question >>

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