Iain Gray MSP

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Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 23 September 2020 [Draft] : 23 September 2020


Iain Gray

Nothing will be provided to help the families of children who are living in poverty until February. Despite that, there is all the time in the world for the Gover...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 23 September 2020 [Draft] : 23 September 2020


Iain Gray

The resources that John Swinney refers to are the additional resources that local authorities needed just to get schools reopened safely for everyone. [Interrupti...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 23 September 2020 [Draft] : 23 September 2020


Iain Gray

No, I did not. The truth is that those children are being failed by Mr Swinney’s Government and by the Conservative Government.



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 23 September 2020 [Draft] : 23 September 2020


Iain Gray (East Lothian) (Lab)

I know that the Tory motion is designed to wind up the SNP—it seems to have worked with Mr Swinney—but it points to an inconvenient truth for SNP members, because all the evidence shows that...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 23 September 2020 [Draft] : 23 September 2020


Iain Gray (East Lothian) (Lab)

Does Mr Swinney accept that many of those new teaching posts are part time or temporary because of how he has chosen to fund teacher number increases? ...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 23 September 2020 [Draft] : 23 September 2020


Iain Gray (East Lothian) (Lab)

One impact of Covid-19, which may affect attainment and the attainment gap is the need for young people, not just in schools but in universities, to socially isolate. In recent days, hundred...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 22 September 2020 [Draft] : 22 September 2020


Iain Gray (East Lothian) (Lab)

I know that the situation is difficult, but teachers and pupils are now six weeks into courses—longer, if we consider the time that was lost in June, before the s...



Education and Skills Committee 16 September 2020 [Draft] : 16 September 2020


Iain Gray

Cabinet secretary, you have referred once or twice—reasonably, I think—to the funding that has been made available for additional teachers. In evidence to the committee, however, the EIS des...



Education and Skills Committee 16 September 2020 [Draft] : 16 September 2020


Iain Gray

The cabinet secretary needs to examine the arrangements that he has in place, because that is not the case.



Education and Skills Committee 16 September 2020 [Draft] : 16 September 2020


Iain Gray

No, there were no routes available to those young people. If they felt that they were simply incorrectly assessed or, for example, no account was taken of illness...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
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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AgainstCarried
S5M-22780: Prioritising Education Over Independence (Jamie Greene)
Meeting Date: 23/09/2020
Result - For: 64, Against: 35 Abstain: 21
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AbstainCarried
S5M-22800: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 23/09/2020
Result - For: 114, Against: 1 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-22803: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 23/09/2020
Result - For: 108, Against: 6 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-22731.2: Employment Support (Maurice Golden)
Meeting Date: 17/09/2020
Result - For: 29, Against: 88 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-22731: Employment Support (Jamie Hepburn)
Meeting Date: 17/09/2020
Result - For: 89, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
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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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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AgainstDefeated
S5M-22711: Sustainable Aviation Beyond COVID-19 (Colin Smyth)
Meeting Date: 16/09/2020
Result - For: 54, Against: 61 Abstain: 0
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Motion S5M-22780.1: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 22/09/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22747: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/09/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22580: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 28/08/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22581: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 28/08/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22392: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 10/08/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22324: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 28/07/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21868: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 28/05/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21867: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 28/05/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21761: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 15/05/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21748: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 14/05/2020 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-31986: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 22/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31985: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 22/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31984: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 22/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31894: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31895: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5T-02364: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 07/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31611: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 04/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31509: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 31/08/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31464: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 28/08/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31227: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 14/08/2020 Show Full Question >>

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