Iain Gray MSP

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


Iain Gray (East Lothian) (Lab)

I thank Mr Swinney for early sight of his statement. I once accused him of making the mother of ministerial climbdowns—well, he has outdone himself today, because...



Education and Skills Committee 19 June 2020 [Draft] : 19 June 2020


Iain Gray

The trouble is that, complex though it may be, it looks very simple from the outside. Here we have newly trained, qualified teachers, who are keen and eager to be...



Education and Skills Committee 19 June 2020 [Draft] : 19 June 2020


Iain Gray

The trouble with that is that, in their letter, the newly qualified teachers say that to be taken on as supply staff is equivalent to being offered a zero-hours c...



Education and Skills Committee 19 June 2020 [Draft] : 19 June 2020


Iain Gray

That is helpful. Another thing that we have been told in Parliament is that local authorities should be using imagination, innovation and every possible resource ...



Education and Skills Committee 19 June 2020 [Draft] : 19 June 2020


Iain Gray

You made a compelling case for the efforts that are going into delivering the blended learning plans from teachers, local authorities and so on. Do you think that...



Education and Skills Committee 19 June 2020 [Draft] : 19 June 2020


Iain Gray (East Lothian) (Lab)

I am sorry, but I want to return to the contingency plan. Carrie Lindsay said that language is important, and it absolutely is. All this week in Parliament, we have been told that blended le...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 18 June 2020 : 18 June 2020


Iain Gray (East Lothian) (Lab)

In Dumfries and Galloway and across Scotland, plans have been put in place for blended learning. That will mean teachers teaching one cohort for part of the week ...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 18 June 2020 : 18 June 2020


Iain Gray

I ask the minister, as part of her considerations, to ensure that support is available not only to high-profile national musical festivals but to important local ones such as fringe by the s...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 18 June 2020 : 18 June 2020


8. Iain Gray (East Lothian) (Lab)

To ask the Scottish Government what support it is offering to the live music festival sector to support the return of such events in 2021. (S5O-04427)



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 18 June 2020 : 18 June 2020


Iain Gray (East Lothian) (Lab)

Phase 2 allows university lab research to resume but, right now, universities are also setting budgets for teaching and learning in the next academic year, in whi...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-22119.3: Advisory Group on Economic Recovery Recommendations (Andy Wightman)
Meeting Date: 23/06/2020
Result - For: 52, Against: 12 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-22119: Advisory Group on Economic Recovery Recommendations (Fiona Hyslop)
Meeting Date: 23/06/2020
Result - For: 52, Against: 12 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-22115: Civil Partnership (Scotland) Bill (Shirley-Anne Somerville)
Meeting Date: 23/06/2020
Result - For: 64, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 33
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 22, Against: 56 Abstain: 1
ForDefeated
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 35
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 42, Against: 38 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 36
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 21, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 37
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 21, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 38
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 21, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 39
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 61, Against: 19 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 40
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 21, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated

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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 >>
Motion S5M-21714: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 11/05/2020 R Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21628: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 01/05/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21613: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 30/04/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21573: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 27/04/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21557: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 24/04/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21242: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/03/2020 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-30310: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 29/06/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-30212: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 24/06/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-30213: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 24/06/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-30083: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/06/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-30082: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/06/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-30081: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/06/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-30071: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/06/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-30060: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/06/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-30059: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/06/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-30058: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/06/2020 Show Full Question >>

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