Finlay Carson MSP

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Meeting of the Parliament 16 May 2019 [Draft] : 16 May 2019


Finlay Carson

The latest facts show that a shocking three in 10 community payback orders go ignored. Those are real offenders who have committed serious crimes going unpunished...



Meeting of the Parliament 16 May 2019 [Draft] : 16 May 2019


3. Finlay Carson (Galloway and West Dumfries) (Con)

To ask the Scottish Government how it ensures that community payback orders are fully completed. (S5O-03240)



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 15 May 2019 [Draft] : 15 May 2019


Finlay Carson

I will try again. We know how important low-carbon farming, afforestation, agroforestry and peatland restoration will be in tackling climate change. You will be p...



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 15 May 2019 [Draft] : 15 May 2019


Finlay Carson (Galloway and West Dumfries) (Con)

We all understand that low-carbon farming practices, afforestation, agroforestry and peatland restoration are crucial to reducing emissions. You will be pleased t...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 15 May 2019 [Draft] : 15 May 2019


Finlay Carson (Galloway and West Dumfries) (Con)

I share the concerns of a lot of committee members, but I think that amendment 43 could be important, with changes. We do not want money that the board allocates ...



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 14 May 2019 [Draft] : 14 May 2019


Finlay Carson

It looks a bit like “Star Trek”.



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 14 May 2019 [Draft] : 14 May 2019


Finlay Carson

I have a very quick question about obstacles and costs. How reliant are your ambitions for 2045 on behavioural change and taking the public with us? What risks ar...



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 14 May 2019 [Draft] : 14 May 2019


Finlay Carson

Sticking with wood, why is there a presumption of only a 10 per cent increase in the use of wood in construction? What are the barriers to increasing that percent...



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 14 May 2019 [Draft] : 14 May 2019


Finlay Carson

That takes me on to my next question, which is about agro-forestry, or forestry. What proportion of new woodland should be coniferous and what proportion should b...



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 14 May 2019 [Draft] : 14 May 2019


Finlay Carson

That was a nice simple question. The next one might not be so straightforward. There is a suggestion that we should reduce meat consumption by 50 per cent. I sugg...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-17304.1: Impact of Brexit on Scotland's Food and Drink (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 16/05/2019
Result - For: 29, Against: 82 Abstain: 0
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S5M-17304.2: Impact of Brexit on Scotland's Food and Drink (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 16/05/2019
Result - For: 14, Against: 97 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-17304.3: Impact of Brexit on Scotland's Food and Drink (Mark Ruskell)
Meeting Date: 16/05/2019
Result - For: 20, Against: 35 Abstain: 56
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S5M-17304: Impact of Brexit on Scotland's Food and Drink (Fergus Ewing)
Meeting Date: 16/05/2019
Result - For: 76, Against: 29 Abstain: 6
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AgainstCarried
S5M-17281.4: Treatment Time Guarantee (Jeane Freeman)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2019
Result - For: 57, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-17281.1: Treatment Time Guarantee (Miles Briggs)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2019
Result - For: 53, Against: 57 Abstain: 6
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ForDefeated
S5M-17281.2: Treatment Time Guarantee (Monica Lennon)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2019
Result - For: 53, Against: 57 Abstain: 6
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ForDefeated
S5M-17281: Treatment Time Guarantee (Alex Cole-Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2019
Result - For: 53, Against: 63 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-17280.2: Education (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2019
Result - For: 63, Against: 52 Abstain: 0
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S5M-17265.2: Adopting the Place Principle (Alex Rowley)
Meeting Date: 14/05/2019
Result - For: 74, Against: 30 Abstain: 0
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Motion S5M-16662: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 28/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16560: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 25/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16488: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16399: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16317: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16283: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15913: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19/02/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15881: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18/02/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15600: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 25/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15435: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5O-03240: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 08/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22978: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 02/05/2019 R Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22977: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 02/05/2019 R Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22976: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 02/05/2019 R Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22975: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 02/05/2019 R Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22971: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 02/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22972: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 02/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03157: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 24/04/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03122: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 17/04/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22682: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16/04/2019 Show Full Question >>

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