Finlay Carson MSP

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Meeting of the Parliament 12 March 2020 : 12 March 2020


Finlay Carson

Given the restricted nature of what we are dealing with in this bill and the long list of other bills, including members’ bills, that are coming forward, does the...



Meeting of the Parliament 12 March 2020 : 12 March 2020


Finlay Carson

I thank the member for that intervention. I agree, and we look forward to stage 2, when we will make sure that the bill fulfils everybody’s expectations of protec...



Meeting of the Parliament 12 March 2020 : 12 March 2020


Finlay Carson (Galloway and West Dumfries) (Con)

I am pleased to lead the debate for the Scottish Conservatives, given that I am a member of the Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee, which is ov...



Meeting of the Parliament 11 March 2020 [Draft] : 11 March 2020


Finlay Carson (Galloway and West Dumfries) (Con)

Dumfries and Galloway claims to be the birthplace of renewables because it was the first place to have onshore and offshore wind farms. Will the cabinet secretary...



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


Finlay Carson (Galloway and West Dumfries) (Con)

Agriculture has already shown its willingness to step up to the mark and do its bit. “Stability—The Platform for Change” suggests that an additional £100 million ...



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 03 March 2020 : 03 March 2020


Finlay Carson

I have a daft-laddie question that Jon Hollingdale might be able to answer. Military defence land has been touched on; there are...



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 03 March 2020 : 03 March 2020


Finlay Carson

I want to consider the implications of the exclusion of land that is owned by the Government, the Crown and local authorities. We see many examples where decisions by local authorities are s...



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 03 March 2020 : 03 March 2020


Finlay Carson

Jon Hollingdale suggested that much of the content of the regulations has been lifted and dropped from previous legislation. Are there any provisions in the regul...



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 03 March 2020 : 03 March 2020


Finlay Carson

The nature of a list is that attention is drawn to what is excluded and not what is included. Are the implications of the definitions of the likes of tied accommodation adequately understood...



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 03 March 2020 : 03 March 2020


Finlay Carson

This question is on a subject that has been contentious in the past. It is about the types of occupancy or possession relating to tenancies. Do the provisions on occupation or tenancies adeq...

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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Not VotedCarried
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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ForCarried
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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ForDefeated
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-21127: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 04/03/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20868: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 14/02/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20475: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16/01/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20329: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 07/01/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20328: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 07/01/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19664: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 30/10/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19641: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 30/10/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19390: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10/10/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19309: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 08/10/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19197: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 01/10/2019 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-27715: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 03/03/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-27601: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 25/02/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-27538: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 20/02/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-27533: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 20/02/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-27532: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 20/02/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-27531: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 20/02/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-27444: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 13/02/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-27443: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 13/02/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-27442: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 13/02/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-27441: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 13/02/2020 Show Full Question >>

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