John Scott MSP

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Meeting of the Parliament 14 March 2019 [Draft] : 14 March 2019


John Scott

The minister mentioned big data. Will he say a little about the additionality of the Ayrshire growth deal and the data centre that was announced as part of that? ...



Meeting of the Parliament 14 March 2019 [Draft] : 14 March 2019


John Scott (Ayr) (Con)

What a pleasure it is to take part in this debate on Scotland becoming Europe’s leading space nation. Indeed, it is a pleasure following last week’s signing of th...



Meeting of the Parliament 14 March 2019 [Draft] : 14 March 2019


John Scott

I beg your pardon, Presiding Officer. It was my fault.



Meeting of the Parliament 14 March 2019 [Draft] : 14 March 2019


John Scott (Ayr) (Con)

Thank you, Presiding Officer. Can I start by saying—



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 12 March 2019 [Draft] : 12 March 2019


John Scott

I would like to let the committee know that I intend to lodge a motion to annul the regulations. In other words, I object to their being laid in the first place, ...



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 12 March 2019 [Draft] : 12 March 2019


John Scott

Essentially, the salmon will have to jump out of the pipe and back into the pool.



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 12 March 2019 [Draft] : 12 March 2019


John Scott

Of course it would.



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 12 March 2019 [Draft] : 12 March 2019


John Scott

If that pipe is running full bore from the water above, simple hydraulics tells us that it will empty the dam above it. How does that work, for example, with a six-inch pipe, which would be ...



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 12 March 2019 [Draft] : 12 March 2019


John Scott

You are missing my point. You need a pipe of at least four inches to allow a salmon to swim up through it. You will need a pipe of four or five inches in diameter.



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 12 March 2019 [Draft] : 12 March 2019


John Scott

I am sorry to introduce a mundane level of practicality into a discussion as esoteric as this. For a salmon, the pipe would need be three or four inches in diameter, which would rapidly redu...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-16312.2: Building on Scotland’s Strengths in Technology and Engineering to Become Europe’s Leading Space Nation (Edward Mountain)
Meeting Date: 14/03/2019
Result - For: 79, Against: 21 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-16312.1: Building on Scotland’s Strengths in Technology and Engineering to Become Europe’s Leading Space Nation (Tavish Scott)
Meeting Date: 14/03/2019
Result - For: 19, Against: 81 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-16312: Building on Scotland’s Strengths in Technology and Engineering to Become Europe’s Leading Space Nation (Ivan McKee)
Meeting Date: 14/03/2019
Result - For: 79, Against: 21 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-16267.1: Year of Young People 2018: A Celebration, a Chance and a Change (Alex Cole-Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 13/03/2019
Result - For: 30, Against: 83 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-16292: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 13/03/2019
Result - For: 93, Against: 20 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-16257.3: Working to Make Scotland a Fair Work Nation by 2025 (Jamie Halcro Johnston)
Meeting Date: 12/03/2019
Result - For: 31, Against: 83 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-16257.1: Working to Make Scotland a Fair Work Nation by 2025 (Richard Leonard)
Meeting Date: 12/03/2019
Result - For: 24, Against: 90 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-16257.2: Working to Make Scotland a Fair Work Nation by 2025 (Alison Johnstone)
Meeting Date: 12/03/2019
Result - For: 94, Against: 20 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-16257: Working to Make Scotland a Fair Work Nation by 2025 (Jamie Hepburn)
Meeting Date: 12/03/2019
Result - For: 93, Against: 21 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-16170: Local Government Finance (Scotland) Order 2019 [draft] (Kate Forbes)
Meeting Date: 07/03/2019
Result - For: 58, Against: 21 Abstain: 27
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AbstainCarried

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Motion S5M-16304: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15139: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12/12/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14903: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 26/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14813: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14393: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13816: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13790: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 06/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12923: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21/06/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11955: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 27/04/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11194: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21/03/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5O-02914: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
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