Graham Simpson MSP

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Meeting of the Parliament 22 January 2020 [Draft] : 22 January 2020


Graham Simpson (Central Scotland) (Con)

I could, indeed, do that, as we have a large rhododendron in our garden. You are welcome to visit any time to see it, Presiding Officer.



Meeting of the Parliament 22 January 2020 [Draft] : 22 January 2020


Graham Simpson

As Murdo Fraser said, we are going to get far more money—£1.2 billion—from Barnett consequentials. That is an embarrassment of riches. There really is no need to ...



Meeting of the Parliament 22 January 2020 [Draft] : 22 January 2020


Graham Simpson

I am talking about this year’s budget, of course, but I welcome the cabinet secretary getting together with Mr Fraser to discuss his well-reasoned proposals.

Meeting of the Parliament 22 January 2020 [Draft] : 22 January 2020


Graham Simpson (Central Scotland) (Con)

We are just a couple of weeks away from the latest Scottish Government budget—the latest charade in which the finance secretary moans about his lot. It will be the latest kick in the teeth f...



Meeting of the Parliament 22 January 2020 [Draft] : 22 January 2020


Graham Simpson (Central Scotland) (Con)

A report from the Accounts Commission from just the other week said that since 2013-14, there has been a real-terms reduction to...



Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee 21 January 2020 [Draft] : 21 January 2020


The Convener

Is the committee content with the instruments? Mem...



Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee 21 January 2020 [Draft] : 21 January 2020


The Convener

No points have been raised on the following three instruments.



Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee 21 January 2020 [Draft] : 21 January 2020


The Convener

Does the committee wish to welcome the Scottish Government’s commitment to correct that error by amending instrument?



Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee 21 January 2020 [Draft] : 21 January 2020


The Convener

Item 4 is consideration of negative instruments. Scottish statutory instrument 2019/438 ensures continuity of an affected member’s pension at its current rate where incorrect guaranteed mini...



Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee 21 January 2020 [Draft] : 21 January 2020


The Convener

Does the committee wish to welcome the Scottish Government’s commitment to amend the draft regulations by correction slip?

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-20528.2: Investing in Our Future (Aileen Campbell)
Meeting Date: 22/01/2020
Result - For: 61, Against: 61 Abstain: 0, Casting Vote: Against
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S5M-20528.1: Investing in Our Future (Murdo Fraser)
Meeting Date: 22/01/2020
Result - For: 55, Against: 61 Abstain: 6
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S5M-20528: Investing in Our Future (Sarah Boyack)
Meeting Date: 22/01/2020
Result - For: 55, Against: 61 Abstain: 6
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SP Bill 43: Scottish National Investment Bank Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 31
Meeting Date: 21/01/2020
Result - For: 31, Against: 85 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 43: Scottish National Investment Bank Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 32
Meeting Date: 21/01/2020
Result - For: 91, Against: 26 Abstain: 0
AgainstCarried
SP Bill 43: Scottish National Investment Bank Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 33
Meeting Date: 21/01/2020
Result - For: 90, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 43: Scottish National Investment Bank Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 5
Meeting Date: 21/01/2020
Result - For: 98, Against: 0 Abstain: 20
ForCarried
SP Bill 43: Scottish National Investment Bank Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 34
Meeting Date: 21/01/2020
Result - For: 31, Against: 87 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 43: Scottish National Investment Bank Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 8
Meeting Date: 21/01/2020
Result - For: 26, Against: 91 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 43: Scottish National Investment Bank Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 9
Meeting Date: 21/01/2020
Result - For: 26, Against: 91 Abstain: 0
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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 >>
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 >>
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Question S5W-26991: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16/01/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26990: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 15/01/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26924: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10/01/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03992: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 07/01/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03816: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26362: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26361: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26360: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26359: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26358: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12/11/2019 Show Full Question >>

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