Graham Simpson MSP

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Local Government and Communities Committee 28 May 2020 [Draft] : 28 May 2020


Graham Simpson

Thank you.



Local Government and Communities Committee 28 May 2020 [Draft] : 28 May 2020


Graham Simpson

I do not have an issue with either of the SSIs, but I agree with the issues that the Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee raised. They are essentially about ...



Local Government and Communities Committee 28 May 2020 [Draft] : 28 May 2020


Graham Simpson

That is good to know.



Local Government and Communities Committee 28 May 2020 [Draft] : 28 May 2020


Graham Simpson

Rough sleeping was mentioned earlier. There was a guy who used to sleep rough near the Scottish Parliament. He basically lived on a bench that is just around the ...



Local Government and Communities Committee 28 May 2020 [Draft] : 28 May 2020


Graham Simpson

Okay. I am now moving on to speak about investment; Margaret-Ann—this is your chance to answer. As you know, as part of the committee’s inquiry into homelessness,...



Local Government and Communities Committee 28 May 2020 [Draft] : 28 May 2020


Graham Simpson

We cannot possibly go back to the old model, in which people were sleeping on the floor of a hall on mats and in sleeping bags.



Local Government and Communities Committee 28 May 2020 [Draft] : 28 May 2020


Graham Simpson

“Yes and no.” How is that working with the current crisis?



Local Government and Communities Committee 28 May 2020 [Draft] : 28 May 2020


Graham Simpson

Jeremy Balfour and I visited the shelter that Alasdair Bennett runs near Meadowbank in Edinburgh. I think that I heard you say that it is still operating.<...



Local Government and Communities Committee 28 May 2020 [Draft] : 28 May 2020


Graham Simpson

Of course, there will be difficulties with social distancing if people are sharing facilities. How does that work?



Local Government and Communities Committee 28 May 2020 [Draft] : 28 May 2020


Graham Simpson (Central Scotland) (Con)

The witnesses have covered quite a lot of ground and raised some interesting issues. I just want to go through some of the things that you have said, so let us ma...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
SP Bill 53: Scottish Elections (Reform) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 16
Meeting Date: 03/06/2020
Result - For: 19, Against: 54 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 53: Scottish Elections (Reform) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 7
Meeting Date: 03/06/2020
Result - For: 58, Against: 12 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 53: Scottish Elections (Reform) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 9
Meeting Date: 03/06/2020
Result - For: 59, Against: 12 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
S5M-21891: Scottish Elections (Reform) Bill (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 03/06/2020
Result - For: 74, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-21915: Scottish Parliament (Elections etc.) (Amendment) Order 2020 [draft] (Michael Russell)
Meeting Date: 03/06/2020
Result - For: 58, Against: 17 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-21916: Representation of the People (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2020 [draft] (Michael Russell)
Meeting Date: 03/06/2020
Result - For: 58, Against: 17 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-21849: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 27/05/2020
Result - For: 47, Against: 0 Abstain: 11
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-21727: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 13/05/2020
Result - For: 36, Against: 16 Abstain: 19
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AgainstCarried
S5M-21728: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 13/05/2020
Result - For: 52, Against: 0 Abstain: 19
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AbstainCarried
SP Bill 49: Consumer Scotland Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 23
Meeting Date: 06/05/2020
Result - For: 14, Against: 38 Abstain: 16
AbstainDefeated

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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 >>
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 >>
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Question S5O-04360: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19/05/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5T-02130: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 03/05/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-28473: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16/04/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-28476: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16/04/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-28474: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16/04/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-28475: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16/04/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-28472: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16/04/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-28461: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16/04/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-28469: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16/04/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-28462: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16/04/2020 Show Full Question >>

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