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Member of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association Branch Executive
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Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 08 October 2020 [Draft] : 08 October 2020


Margaret Mitchell (Central Scotland) (Con)

As well as financial support, what welfare support and/or counselling is being offered to front-line police officers and their families in recognition of their he...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 07 October 2020 [Draft] : 07 October 2020


Margaret Mitchell (Central Scotland) (Con)

On a point of order, Presiding Officer, I was not able to vote. I vote no.



Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 05 October 2020 [Draft] : 05 October 2020


Margaret Mitchell

That is me finished, convener.



Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 05 October 2020 [Draft] : 05 October 2020


Margaret Mitchell

I think that others might disagree.



Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 05 October 2020 [Draft] : 05 October 2020


Margaret Mitchell

That reassurance is welcome. The review suggests that accountability t...



Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 05 October 2020 [Draft] : 05 October 2020


Margaret Mitchell

The Bob Black review suggests joint forward planning between the SPA and HMICS. However, it seems to me that that would not only...



Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 05 October 2020 [Draft] : 05 October 2020


Margaret Mitchell

If the chief constable was the accountable officer, he would report not to the Scottish Government or ministers but to the Parliament. That would actually increas...



Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 05 October 2020 [Draft] : 05 October 2020


Margaret Mitchell

Perhaps we can look at the different roles later, as I know that other members have questions on that. However, you have not said anything specific that gives me much confidence that the iss...



Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 05 October 2020 [Draft] : 05 October 2020


Margaret Mitchell (Central Scotland) (Con)

Good morning, cabinet secretary. In your opening remarks, you touched on the difficulty of the SPA’s role, given that it involves advocacy and scrutiny. A recurring theme in the HMICS inspec...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 01 October 2020 [Draft] : 01 October 2020


Margaret Mitchell (Central Scotland) (Con)

I very much welcome the Forensic Medical Services (Victims of Sexual Offences) (Scotland) Bill, which will place on health boards a statutory duty to provide forensic medical services for vi...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-22955.1: United Kingdom Internal Market Bill - UK Legislation (Dean Lockhart)
Meeting Date: 07/10/2020
Result - For: 28, Against: 90 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-22955: United Kingdom Internal Market Bill - UK Legislation (Michael Russell)
Meeting Date: 07/10/2020
Result - For: 90, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-22860.2: Recognising the Importance of Family Caregivers (Jeane Freeman)
Meeting Date: 30/09/2020
Result - For: 92, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-22860.1: Recognising the Importance of Family Caregivers (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 30/09/2020
Result - For: 27, Against: 92 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-22860: Recognising the Importance of Family Caregivers (Monica Lennon)
Meeting Date: 30/09/2020
Result - For: 90, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-22845: The Social Security Administration and Tribunal Membership (Scotland) Bill (Shirley-Anne Somerville)
Meeting Date: 29/09/2020
Result - For: 109, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
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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AgainstCarried
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

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Motion S5M-23033: Margaret Mitchell, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12/10/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22905: Margaret Mitchell, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 30/09/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22876: Margaret Mitchell, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 29/09/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22676: Margaret Mitchell, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 09/09/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22638: Margaret Mitchell, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 07/09/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22474: Margaret Mitchell, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19/08/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22387: Margaret Mitchell, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 07/08/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22357: Margaret Mitchell, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 03/08/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22266: Margaret Mitchell, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 13/07/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22201: Margaret Mitchell, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 01/07/2020 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-32724: Margaret Mitchell, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22/10/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31580: Margaret Mitchell, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 03/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31581: Margaret Mitchell, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 03/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-04497: Margaret Mitchell, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 11/08/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-27982: Margaret Mitchell, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16/03/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-27981: Margaret Mitchell, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16/03/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-27980: Margaret Mitchell, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16/03/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-27979: Margaret Mitchell, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16/03/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-27915: Margaret Mitchell, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12/03/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-27914: Margaret Mitchell, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12/03/2020 Show Full Question >>

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