Finlay Carson MSP

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


Finlay Carson (Galloway and West Dumfries) (Con)

From the outset and at all stages, the Scottish Conservatives have supported the general principles of the bill, which are to update the Animal Health and Welfare...



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


Finlay Carson

I have a simple question. Can Alison Johnstone let Parliament know why she did not lodge her amendment at stage 2 so that the committee could have scrutinised it ...



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


Finlay Carson

We are minded to support Colin Smyth’s amendment 60. It is important that a system of information sharing is in place. From the early stages of the bill, we have ...



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


Finlay Carson

We support the use of a wide range of targeted, imaginative measures and payback orders and programmes such as the empathy courses, as referred to in amendment 58. There may be resource issu...



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


Finlay Carson

I am quite taken aback. Andy Wightman is probably getting in a strike first because he understands the displeasure across the chamber at some of the amendments th...



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


Finlay Carson

We welcome the proposed changes regarding ADDs, but we are concerned about how late the Government has lodged its amendments regarding the shooting of seals, give...



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


Finlay Carson

Notwithstanding our previous comments about the concern about a sizeable or growing level of badger persecution or our understanding that it is limited to certain...



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


Finlay Carson

On first reading amendment 28 we were minded to agree to it, because we certainly do not condone ownership of pesticides when there is no legitimate reason to hav...



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


Finlay Carson

Given that all the amendments in the group are related to the main principle of the bill, which is to increase the penalties that are associated with animal welfa...



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


Finlay Carson

That intervention allows me to refer to the issues that the Law Society of Scotland has raised. It has suggested that, if there are examples of circumstances and ...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-22119.3: Advisory Group on Economic Recovery Recommendations (Andy Wightman)
Meeting Date: 23/06/2020
Result - For: 52, Against: 12 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-22119: Advisory Group on Economic Recovery Recommendations (Fiona Hyslop)
Meeting Date: 23/06/2020
Result - For: 52, Against: 12 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-22115: Civil Partnership (Scotland) Bill (Shirley-Anne Somerville)
Meeting Date: 23/06/2020
Result - For: 64, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 33
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 22, Against: 56 Abstain: 1
AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 35
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 42, Against: 38 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 36
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 21, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 37
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 21, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 38
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 21, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 39
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 61, Against: 19 Abstain: 0
AgainstCarried
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 40
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 21, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated

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Motion S5M-21914: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 02/06/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21851: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 26/05/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21850: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 26/05/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21510: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21/04/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21483: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 17/04/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21454: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16/04/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21398: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 06/04/2020 Show Full Motion >>
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 >>
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Question S5W-30290: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 29/06/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-30169: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22/06/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-30132: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19/06/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-29592: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 02/06/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-29591: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 02/06/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-04376: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 27/05/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-29189: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18/05/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-29187: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18/05/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-29009: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 11/05/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-28743: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 27/04/2020 Show Full Question >>

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