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Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 05 December 2019 [Draft] : 05 December 2019


Gil Paterson

Yes.



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 05 December 2019 [Draft] : 05 December 2019


Gil Paterson

I have a further question on the availability of resources. We have heard that it is quite an onerous task to keep the electoral register up to date. Has the Gove...



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 05 December 2019 [Draft] : 05 December 2019


Gil Paterson

I appreciate that point, and I agree with you—since the 2014 referendum, political awareness among our young people has been immense across the board. They are ve...



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 05 December 2019 [Draft] : 05 December 2019


Gil Paterson

Thank you for that. The proposal to allow...



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 05 December 2019 [Draft] : 05 December 2019


Gil Paterson

So that would be allowed under the current system.



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 05 December 2019 [Draft] : 05 December 2019


Gil Paterson

The proposals would mean that someone could still vote in one area at a scheduled election and then in another area at a by-election. Perhaps you can clarify something. Given that two separa...



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 05 December 2019 [Draft] : 05 December 2019


Gil Paterson

Would it not be easier, in the spirit of the one-person-one-vote principle, to enable people to be on only one register—end of story? Would that be a solution to ...



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 05 December 2019 [Draft] : 05 December 2019


Gil Paterson

But the Government has resisted making that change in the bill, because we want to stay the same as the rest of the UK.



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 05 December 2019 [Draft] : 05 December 2019


Gil Paterson

I can understand that. I cannot remember whether there has been any inquiry, or any research, into people voting twice. Do we know whether people are breaking the...



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 05 December 2019 [Draft] : 05 December 2019


Gil Paterson

The bill will prohibit an individual from voting more than once in local authority elections that are held on the same day. However, it will not prevent someone from appearing on more than o...

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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ForCarried
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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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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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Motion S5M-20186: Gil Paterson, Clydebank and Milngavie, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 06/12/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20169: Gil Paterson, Clydebank and Milngavie, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/12/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20185: Gil Paterson, Clydebank and Milngavie, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 06/12/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20164: Gil Paterson, Clydebank and Milngavie, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/12/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20155: Gil Paterson, Clydebank and Milngavie, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 04/12/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20126: Gil Paterson, Clydebank and Milngavie, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/12/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20055: Gil Paterson, Clydebank and Milngavie, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26/11/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20074: Gil Paterson, Clydebank and Milngavie, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27/11/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20071: Gil Paterson, Clydebank and Milngavie, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27/11/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20075: Gil Paterson, Clydebank and Milngavie, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27/11/2019 Show Full Motion >>
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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Question S5O-03922: Gil Paterson, Clydebank and Milngavie, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10/12/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03794: Gil Paterson, Clydebank and Milngavie, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03703: Gil Paterson, Clydebank and Milngavie, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 29/10/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03431: Gil Paterson, Clydebank and Milngavie, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18/06/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03385: Gil Paterson, Clydebank and Milngavie, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 04/06/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03336: Gil Paterson, Clydebank and Milngavie, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 29/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03291: Gil Paterson, Clydebank and Milngavie, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03080: Gil Paterson, Clydebank and Milngavie, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18/03/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02912: Gil Paterson, Clydebank and Milngavie, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02881: Gil Paterson, Clydebank and Milngavie, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12/02/2019 Show Full Question >>

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