Iain Gray MSP

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


Iain Gray (East Lothian) (Lab)

We supported the cabinet secretary in the difficult decision that he took to keep schools and nurseries open when many thought that they should be closed. That wa...



Meeting of the Parliament 17 March 2020 [Draft] : 17 March 2020


Iain Gray

Oh he has his statistics there. They are coming. Right. Good-oh. If there is anybody in the world who watches our education debates, that will be a great relief t...



Meeting of the Parliament 17 March 2020 [Draft] : 17 March 2020


Iain Gray

Ross Greer described the debate as “a bit surreal”. He was referring to the background of Covid-19, but there have been some slightly odd aspects to the debate. One of those is that we have ...



Meeting of the Parliament 17 March 2020 [Draft] : 17 March 2020


Iain Gray (East Lothian) (Lab)

It is almost two and a half years since the Government chose to lead a debate on schools in the chamber, so to say that it is welcome is a bit of an understatement.



Meeting of the Parliament 12 March 2020 : 12 March 2020


Iain Gray (East Lothian) (Lab)

The GMB union, which organises many local authority workers, today expressed concern about the consistency of response and planning across local authorities. For ...



Meeting of the Parliament 12 March 2020 : 12 March 2020


Iain Gray (East Lothian) (Lab)

As others have done, I extend my thanks to Jamie Halcro Johnston for bringing this members’ business debate to the chamber.



Meeting of the Parliament 11 March 2020 [Draft] : 11 March 2020


Iain Gray (East Lothian) (Lab)

I congratulate Jamie Greene on bringing the debate to Parliament. A lot is going on in the news, but the motion refers to an important report on an important poli...



Education and Skills Committee 11 March 2020 [Draft] : 11 March 2020


Iain Gray

The minister has largely already covered the purpose of amendments 215 and 220, which, as she indicated, arose from evidence given by Ben Hall of Shared Lives Plus in the course of the stage...



Education and Skills Committee 11 March 2020 [Draft] : 11 March 2020


Iain Gray (East Lothian) (Lab)

I agree with the comments that colleagues have made about application of the PVG scheme to elected members. I will not exercise those arguments again, but I want to focus for a moment on the...



Meeting of the Parliament 05 March 2020 [Draft] : 05 March 2020


Iain Gray

I understand that there is a formula, but the problem is that it is not working for East Lothian. Not enough account is being taken of East Lothian’s almost unique rate of population growth....

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
SP Bill 66: Coronavirus (Scotland) Bill (Stage 1) - Amendment 2
Meeting Date: 01/04/2020
Result - For: 24, Against: 57 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated
SP Bill 66: Coronavirus (Scotland) Bill (Stage 1) - Amendment 12
Meeting Date: 01/04/2020
Result - For: 24, Against: 57 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated
SP Bill 66: Coronavirus (Scotland) Bill (Stage 1) - Amendment 16
Meeting Date: 01/04/2020
Result - For: 24, Against: 57 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated
Amdt 40 : SP Bill 66: Coronavirus (Scotland) Bill (Stage 1)
Meeting Date: 01/04/2020
Result - For: 41, Against: 41 Abstain: 0, Casting Vote: Against
ForDefeated
01 April 2020 - Back-up vote 2: S5M-21371: Coronavirus (Scotland) Bill (Michael Russell)
Meeting Date: 01/04/2020
Result - For: 80, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
SP Bill 66: Coronavirus (Scotland) Bill (Stage 1) - Amendment 28
Meeting Date: 01/04/2020
Result - For: 35, Against: 47 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated
SP Bill 66: Coronavirus (Scotland) Bill (Stage 1) - Amendment 29
Meeting Date: 01/04/2020
Result - For: 35, Against: 47 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated
SP Bill 66: Coronavirus (Scotland) Bill (Stage 1) - Amendment 30
Meeting Date: 01/04/2020
Result - For: 35, Against: 47 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated
SP Bill 66: Coronavirus (Scotland) Bill (Stage 1) - Amendment 31
Meeting Date: 01/04/2020
Result - For: 35, Against: 47 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated
SP Bill 66: Coronavirus (Scotland) Bill (Stage 1) - Amendment 53
Meeting Date: 01/04/2020
Result - For: 59, Against: 17 Abstain: 0
ForCarried

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Motion S5M-21242: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/03/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21179: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 09/03/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20415.2: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 14/01/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20343: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 08/01/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20014: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 21/11/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19889: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 14/11/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19717.1: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/11/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19745: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/11/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19670: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 31/10/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19583: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 28/10/2019 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-27729: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 04/03/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-27730: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 04/03/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-04217: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 25/02/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5T-02035: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 24/02/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-27143: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 24/01/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-27034: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20/01/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-27033: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20/01/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-27020: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20/01/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-27019: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20/01/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26873: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 07/01/2020 Show Full Question >>

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