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Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 24 September 2020 [Draft] : 24 September 2020


Gordon Lindhurst (Lothian) (Con)

As the saying goes, the customer is always right—it was the founders of Selfridges and the Ritz hotel who first popularised the phrase. Variations on the theme in...



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 22 September 2020 [Draft] : 22 September 2020


The Convener

That brings us to the end of the public part of this meeting. Thank you to the cabinet secretary and her officials for joining us today. 12:33 Me...



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 22 September 2020 [Draft] : 22 September 2020


The Convener

The room set-up is confusing even me. [Laughter.]



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 22 September 2020 [Draft] : 22 September 2020


The Convener

Thank you, convener. Sorry, not convener—I mean, cabinet secretary.



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 22 September 2020 [Draft] : 22 September 2020


The Convener

The next questions are from the deputy convener, Willie Coffey, who joins us remotely.



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 22 September 2020 [Draft] : 22 September 2020


The Convener

The next questions are from Richard Lyle, who joins us remotely.



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 22 September 2020 [Draft] : 22 September 2020


The Convener

That is a very broad topic, as you say, cabinet secretary. We will move on to questions on other matters from Maurice Golden.

Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 22 September 2020 [Draft] : 22 September 2020


The Convener

You gave Germany as an example, but it had a surplus for the three years prior to Covid happening and it has now gone into deficit. If we look at its financial po...



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 22 September 2020 [Draft] : 22 September 2020


The Convener

I do not think that you have spent the Barnett consequentials that have come to Scotland as a result of what the UK Government funding has provided.



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 22 September 2020 [Draft] : 22 September 2020


The Convener

Does that mean that the Scottish Government will extend and continue schemes that it has been running?

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-22845: The Social Security Administration and Tribunal Membership (Scotland) Bill (Shirley-Anne Somerville)
Meeting Date: 29/09/2020
Result - For: 109, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-22780.3: Prioritising Education Over Independence (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 23/09/2020
Result - For: 65, Against: 55 Abstain: 0
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S5M-22780: Prioritising Education Over Independence (Jamie Greene)
Meeting Date: 23/09/2020
Result - For: 64, Against: 35 Abstain: 21
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S5M-22800: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 23/09/2020
Result - For: 114, Against: 1 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-22803: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 23/09/2020
Result - For: 108, Against: 6 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-22731.2: Employment Support (Maurice Golden)
Meeting Date: 17/09/2020
Result - For: 29, Against: 88 Abstain: 0
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S5M-22731: Employment Support (Jamie Hepburn)
Meeting Date: 17/09/2020
Result - For: 89, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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S5M-22711.3: Sustainable Aviation Beyond COVID-19 (Michael Matheson)
Meeting Date: 16/09/2020
Result - For: 54, Against: 60 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-22711.1: Sustainable Aviation Beyond COVID-19 (Graham Simpson)
Meeting Date: 16/09/2020
Result - For: 29, Against: 86 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-22711.2: Sustainable Aviation Beyond COVID-19 (Patrick Harvie)
Meeting Date: 16/09/2020
Result - For: 6, Against: 109 Abstain: 0
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Motion S5M-22831: Gordon Lindhurst, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 24/09/2020 Show Full Motion >>
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Motion S5M-21275: Gordon Lindhurst, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 17/03/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21276: Gordon Lindhurst, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 17/03/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21232: Gordon Lindhurst, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12/03/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20881: Gordon Lindhurst, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 17/02/2020 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5O-04640: Gordon Lindhurst, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
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Question S5O-04401: Gordon Lindhurst, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 02/06/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-29128: Gordon Lindhurst, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18/05/2020 Show Full Question >>
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Question S5W-28178: Gordon Lindhurst, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 31/03/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-04317: Gordon Lindhurst, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 17/03/2020 Show Full Question >>

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