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Meeting of the Parliament 19 November 2020 [Draft] : 19 November 2020


Graham Simpson

The First Minister will be aware that, in England, the bidding process for free port status opened this week—although, as she has just said, it has not opened here. There is a lot of interes...



Meeting of the Parliament 19 November 2020 [Draft] : 19 November 2020


6. Graham Simpson (Central Scotland) (Con)

To ask the First Minister when the Scottish Government expects a free port to open in Scotland. (S5F-04573)



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 18 November 2020 [Draft] : 18 November 2020


Graham Simpson

—in this parliamentary session?



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 18 November 2020 [Draft] : 18 November 2020


Graham Simpson

As the cabinet secretary will be aware, the latest figures show that, since 2013, 656 divisional officers have been lost from the front line, and violent crime is...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 18 November 2020 [Draft] : 18 November 2020


5. Graham Simpson (Central Scotland) (Con)

To ask the Scottish Government what its response is to the latest police strength statistics. (S5O-04765)



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 17 November 2020 [Draft] : 17 November 2020


Graham Simpson

Thank you for taking the intervention. I am new to the bill, so I am listening with great interest. You described situations where shop workers could be prevented from doing their job and yo...



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 17 November 2020 [Draft] : 17 November 2020


Graham Simpson

Will the member take an intervention?



Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee 17 November 2020 [Draft] : 17 November 2020


Graham Simpson (Central Scotland) (Con)

I have no relevant interests to declare.



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


Graham Simpson (Central Scotland) (Con)

The cabinet secretary says that it is her “ambition to roll out the...



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 05 November 2020 [Draft] : 05 November 2020


Graham Simpson

I did not know about the CPG rule to which Susan Webster referred—it is very strange.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-23416.2: Coronavirus: Scotland’s Strategic Approach (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 19/11/2020
Result - For: 51, Against: 71 Abstain: 0
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S5M-23416.3: Coronavirus: Scotland’s Strategic Approach (Richard Leonard)
Meeting Date: 19/11/2020
Result - For: 22, Against: 99 Abstain: 0
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S5M-23416: Coronavirus: Scotland’s Strategic Approach (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 19/11/2020
Result - For: 99, Against: 23 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-23385.3: Safe Schools (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 18/11/2020
Result - For: 58, Against: 64 Abstain: 0
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S5M-23385.2: Safe Schools (Jamie Greene)
Meeting Date: 18/11/2020
Result - For: 64, Against: 58 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-23385: Safe Schools (Ross Greer)
Meeting Date: 18/11/2020
Result - For: 64, Against: 1 Abstain: 56
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S5M-23383.4: Declaration of a Nature Emergency (Roseanna Cunningham)
Meeting Date: 18/11/2020
Result - For: 85, Against: 35 Abstain: 1
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S5M-23383: Declaration of a Nature Emergency (Mark Ruskell)
Meeting Date: 18/11/2020
Result - For: 87, Against: 33 Abstain: 2
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ForCarried
S5M-23324: Environment Bill - UK Legislation (Roseanna Cunningham)
Meeting Date: 12/11/2020
Result - For: 110, Against: 6 Abstain: 0
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S5M-23289: Pre-release Access to Official Statistics (Scotland) Bill (Gordon Lindhurst)
Meeting Date: 12/11/2020
Result - For: 60, Against: 2 Abstain: 54
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Motion S5M-23117: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22/10/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22711.1: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 15/09/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20786: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 08/02/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17265.1: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 13/05/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15454: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14962.1: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 27/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12342: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21/05/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11368: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 28/03/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-10476: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 14/02/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-09839.1: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 11/01/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5F-04573: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16/11/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-04765: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10/11/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-04719: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 26/10/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-32694: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 20/10/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-04678: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 29/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-04361: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 07/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31324: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 20/08/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-04503: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12/08/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-04273: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10/08/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-04477: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 04/08/2020 Show Full Question >>

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