John Mason MSP

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Meeting of the Parliament 19 February 2019 : 19 February 2019


John Mason

I therefore think that the gradual move to differentiate our tax rates—in fact, our whole tax system—is the right approach. We d...



Meeting of the Parliament 19 February 2019 : 19 February 2019


John Mason

I am sorry, but I do not think that I have time.



Meeting of the Parliament 19 February 2019 : 19 February 2019


John Mason

As I have tried to explain, I would like to see a more progressive system right across the board. I am just going on to the issue of comparisons with England, bec...



Meeting of the Parliament 19 February 2019 : 19 February 2019


John Mason (Glasgow Shettleston) (SNP)

I welcome this resolution as a continuing effort to move to a more progressive and fairer income tax system and, eventually, to a fairer overall tax system. Our f...



Meeting of the Parliament 19 February 2019 : 19 February 2019


John Mason (Glasgow Shettleston) (SNP)

Does Murdo Fraser accept that a party’s manifesto pledges are dependent on its being able to form a majority Government, and that minority Governments always have to negotiate their position...



Meeting of the Parliament 07 February 2019 : 07 February 2019


John Mason (Glasgow Shettleston) (SNP)

In his statement, the cabinet secretary spent a fair bit of time on the capacity of Glasgow Central station. Following on from Patrick Harvie’s question, I ask th...



Meeting of the Parliament 07 February 2019 : 07 February 2019


John Mason

Members of Parliament are paid some £77,000, members of the Scottish Parliament get £62,000 and councillors get £17,000. That seems a bit uneven, given that—in my view, certainly—many counci...



Meeting of the Parliament 07 February 2019 : 07 February 2019


6. John Mason (Glasgow Shettleston) (SNP)

To ask the Scottish Government what consideration it has given to increasing pay for local councillors. (S5O-02874)



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 06 February 2019 [Draft] : 06 February 2019


John Mason

I largely agree with Colin Smyth. On the whole, we have a good legislative process, but one weakness can be that, if a major amendment appears at stage 2 or 3, it...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 06 February 2019 [Draft] : 06 February 2019


John Mason

I accept that. That is great. Thank you.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-15723: Establishment of a Committee (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 06/02/2019
Result - For: 92, Against: 19 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-15625.1: Budget (Scotland) (No.3) Bill (Murdo Fraser)
Meeting Date: 31/01/2019
Result - For: 30, Against: 96 Abstain: 0
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S5M-15625: Budget (Scotland) (No.3) Bill (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 31/01/2019
Result - For: 67, Against: 58 Abstain: 1
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ForCarried
S5M-15607.1: Presumption to Mainstream (Iain Gray)
Meeting Date: 30/01/2019
Result - For: 27, Against: 92 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-15615.2: Tackling Antisocial Behaviour (Ash Denham)
Meeting Date: 30/01/2019
Result - For: 69, Against: 50 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-15609.2: A Connected Scotland, the Scottish Government’s Strategy for Tackling Social Isolation and Loneliness (Alex Rowley)
Meeting Date: 29/01/2019
Result - For: 23, Against: 84 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-15507.1: Supporting Entrepreneurship (Dean Lockhart)
Meeting Date: 23/01/2019
Result - For: 28, Against: 81 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-15507.2: Supporting Entrepreneurship (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 23/01/2019
Result - For: 82, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-15507: Supporting Entrepreneurship (Kate Forbes)
Meeting Date: 23/01/2019
Result - For: 76, Against: 27 Abstain: 6
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ForCarried
S5M-15514: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 23/01/2019
Result - For: 82, Against: 0 Abstain: 27
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ForCarried

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Motion S5M-15857: John Mason, Glasgow Shettleston, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 14/02/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15858: John Mason, Glasgow Shettleston, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 14/02/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15810: John Mason, Glasgow Shettleston, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11/02/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15387: John Mason, Glasgow Shettleston, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 14/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15231: John Mason, Glasgow Shettleston, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15229: John Mason, Glasgow Shettleston, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15207: John Mason, Glasgow Shettleston, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/12/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14705: John Mason, Glasgow Shettleston, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14629: John Mason, Glasgow Shettleston, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14508: John Mason, Glasgow Shettleston, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 29/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5O-02915: John Mason, Glasgow Shettleston, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21656: John Mason, Glasgow Shettleston, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21657: John Mason, Glasgow Shettleston, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21537: John Mason, Glasgow Shettleston, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 07/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21536: John Mason, Glasgow Shettleston, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 07/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21535: John Mason, Glasgow Shettleston, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 07/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21534: John Mason, Glasgow Shettleston, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 07/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21533: John Mason, Glasgow Shettleston, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 07/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02874: John Mason, Glasgow Shettleston, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 29/01/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02811: John Mason, Glasgow Shettleston, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 15/01/2019 Show Full Question >>

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