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Meeting of the Parliament 14 March 2019 [Draft] : 14 March 2019


Graham Simpson (Central Scotland) (Con)

Following the pay deal with teachers, I and some other members of the Scottish Parliament were contacted last week by a serving police officer from East Kilbride, who wrote:



Meeting of the Parliament 14 March 2019 [Draft] : 14 March 2019


Graham Simpson (Central Scotland) (Con)

Ruth Maguire has raised a really important issue. Of course, one of the ways to keep rents down or in check is to build more social housing. The Government has co...



Local Government and Communities Committee 13 March 2019 [Draft] : 13 March 2019


Graham Simpson

It is entirely up to you, but you will be aware that timescales are pretty tight.



Local Government and Communities Committee 13 March 2019 [Draft] : 13 March 2019


Graham Simpson

This week, MSPs were emailed by Energy Action Scotland offering a basket of potential amendments. One of those proposes MIS uplifts for people with additional cos...



Local Government and Communities Committee 13 March 2019 [Draft] : 13 March 2019


Graham Simpson

If we rule out option 2 on the basis that you and Professor Hirsch do not like it, who came up with options 1 and 3?



Local Government and Communities Committee 13 March 2019 [Draft] : 13 March 2019


Graham Simpson

Thank you, minister, for the positive way in which you have engaged with the committee. To follow up on what you said about Professor Hirsch, to what extent was h...



Local Government and Communities Committee 13 March 2019 [Draft] : 13 March 2019


Graham Simpson

Okay.



Local Government and Communities Committee 13 March 2019 [Draft] : 13 March 2019


Graham Simpson

Are they looked at individually by councillors?



Local Government and Communities Committee 13 March 2019 [Draft] : 13 March 2019


Graham Simpson

Okay.



Local Government and Communities Committee 13 March 2019 [Draft] : 13 March 2019


Graham Simpson

That is not really the idea behind city region deals.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-16312.2: Building on Scotland’s Strengths in Technology and Engineering to Become Europe’s Leading Space Nation (Edward Mountain)
Meeting Date: 14/03/2019
Result - For: 79, Against: 21 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-16312.1: Building on Scotland’s Strengths in Technology and Engineering to Become Europe’s Leading Space Nation (Tavish Scott)
Meeting Date: 14/03/2019
Result - For: 19, Against: 81 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-16312: Building on Scotland’s Strengths in Technology and Engineering to Become Europe’s Leading Space Nation (Ivan McKee)
Meeting Date: 14/03/2019
Result - For: 79, Against: 21 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-16267.1: Year of Young People 2018: A Celebration, a Chance and a Change (Alex Cole-Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 13/03/2019
Result - For: 30, Against: 83 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-16292: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 13/03/2019
Result - For: 93, Against: 20 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-16257.3: Working to Make Scotland a Fair Work Nation by 2025 (Jamie Halcro Johnston)
Meeting Date: 12/03/2019
Result - For: 31, Against: 83 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-16257.1: Working to Make Scotland a Fair Work Nation by 2025 (Richard Leonard)
Meeting Date: 12/03/2019
Result - For: 24, Against: 90 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-16257.2: Working to Make Scotland a Fair Work Nation by 2025 (Alison Johnstone)
Meeting Date: 12/03/2019
Result - For: 94, Against: 20 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-16257: Working to Make Scotland a Fair Work Nation by 2025 (Jamie Hepburn)
Meeting Date: 12/03/2019
Result - For: 93, Against: 21 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-16170: Local Government Finance (Scotland) Order 2019 [draft] (Kate Forbes)
Meeting Date: 07/03/2019
Result - For: 58, Against: 21 Abstain: 27
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AbstainCarried

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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 >>
Motion S5M-08915: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 15/11/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-08770: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 08/11/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05616: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16/05/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-03612.1: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 25/01/2017 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-22106: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 13/03/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22105: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 13/03/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21892: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 28/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21552: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 07/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21172: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 23/01/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21171: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 23/01/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21170: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 23/01/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21169: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 23/01/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02813: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16/01/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20633: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 17/12/2018 Show Full Question >>

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