Emma Harper MSP

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Emma Harper MSP

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  • Member for: South Scotland
  • Party: Scottish National Party

Emma is a member of the following Committees:

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

Parliamentary Activities

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Meeting of the Parliament 05 December 2019 : 05 December 2019


Emma Harper (South Scotland) (SNP)

I welcome the opportunity to speak in this important debate on disability sport and participation. I thank all the organisations and individuals who sent briefings and testimonies ahead of t...



Meeting of the Parliament 04 December 2019 [Draft] : 04 December 2019


Emma Harper (South Scotland) (SNP)

Does the cabinet secretary share my concerns about the details that emerged from Department for International Trade documents that suggest that the Tories are prepared to ditch Scotland’s va...



Meeting of the Parliament 04 December 2019 [Draft] : 04 December 2019


Emma Harper

I understand that puppy trafficking through the port of Cairnryan is on the rise, with many seizures of puppies and large amounts of cash. Given that HMRC will not currently release informat...



Meeting of the Parliament 03 December 2019 [Draft] : 03 December 2019


Emma Harper (South Scotland) (SNP)

The cabinet secretary is aware that many young people who are held on remand or in custody are taken to HM YOI Polmont. I have a constituent whose family struggle...



Meeting of the Parliament 28 November 2019 [Draft] : 28 November 2019


Emma Harper (South Scotland) (SNP)

I attended the report’s launch last night. I, too, thank Joyce Campbell and all the members of the task force for their fabulous work. I also thank the cabinet secretary, of course.

Meeting of the Parliament 28 November 2019 [Draft] : 28 November 2019


Emma Harper

The delay to the budget is causing much frustration and concern in Government, local authorities and the third sector. Will the cabinet secretary outline whether any shortfalls are expected ...



Meeting of the Parliament 28 November 2019 [Draft] : 28 November 2019


4. Emma Harper (South Scotland) (SNP)

To ask the Scottish Government what the impact will be on Dumfries and Galloway Council of the delay to the Scottish budget because of the general election. (S5O-03834)



Meeting of the Parliament 28 November 2019 [Draft] : 28 November 2019


Emma Harper (South Scotland) (SNP)

Congratulations must go to Tom Arthur for securing the debate and to his intern, Kyle, for his research and contribution. It is great to see that St Andrew’s day—30 November—marks the start ...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 27 November 2019 [Draft] : 27 November 2019


Emma Harper

Like my colleague Mr Lyle, I was on both the Environment, Climate Change and the Land Reform Committee and the Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee a while ba...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 27 November 2019 [Draft] : 27 November 2019


Emma Harper

I just want to clarify that when I said that Scottish folk do not eat enough sheep meat, I was wanting to say, “Let’s all eat more and support our local farmers.”...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-20110.1: Achieving a Fairer Scotland (Jeremy Balfour)
Meeting Date: 04/12/2019
Result - For: 18, Against: 74 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-20110.3: Achieving a Fairer Scotland (Pauline McNeill)
Meeting Date: 04/12/2019
Result - For: 70, Against: 21 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-20110.2: Achieving a Fairer Scotland (Alison Johnstone)
Meeting Date: 04/12/2019
Result - For: 23, Against: 69 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-20110: Achieving a Fairer Scotland (Aileen Campbell)
Meeting Date: 04/12/2019
Result - For: 70, Against: 22 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-20049: Scottish Elections (Franchise and Representation) Bill (Michael Russell)
Meeting Date: 28/11/2019
Result - For: 63, Against: 18 Abstain: 0
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S5M-19967.2: TV Licences for over 75s (Rachael Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 21/11/2019
Result - For: 18, Against: 54 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-19967.1: TV Licences for over 75s (Claire Baker)
Meeting Date: 21/11/2019
Result - For: 54, Against: 18 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-19967: TV Licences for over 75s (Fiona Hyslop)
Meeting Date: 21/11/2019
Result - For: 54, Against: 18 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-19939.3: Universal Credit (Shirley-Anne Somerville)
Meeting Date: 20/11/2019
Result - For: 65, Against: 46 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-19939.2: Universal Credit (Michelle Ballantyne)
Meeting Date: 20/11/2019
Result - For: 24, Against: 87 Abstain: 0
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Motion S5M-20163: Emma Harper, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/12/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19929: Emma Harper, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18/11/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19906: Emma Harper, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 15/11/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19897: Emma Harper, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 15/11/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19750: Emma Harper, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/11/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19739: Emma Harper, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/11/2019 R Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19648: Emma Harper, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 30/10/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19517: Emma Harper, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 22/10/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19215: Emma Harper, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 01/10/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19204: Emma Harper, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 01/10/2019 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5O-03914: Emma Harper, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/12/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03853: Emma Harper, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03834: Emma Harper, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03774: Emma Harper, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-25939: Emma Harper, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23/10/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03696: Emma Harper, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23/10/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-25896: Emma Harper, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18/10/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-25826: Emma Harper, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 14/10/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03651: Emma Harper, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 02/10/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-03587: Emma Harper, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23/09/2019 Show Full Question >>

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