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Member of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association Branch Executive
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Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 25 November 2020 [Draft] : 25 November 2020


Margaret Mitchell (Central Scotland) (Con)

Three weeks have elapsed since the Scottish Parliament agreed to a motion calling on the Scottish Government to publish all the legal advice that it received rega...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 25 November 2020 [Draft] : 25 November 2020


Margaret Mitchell

If the cabinet secretary considers the recommendations that I just mentioned, he will see that some of them should have featured in legislation. A talking shop is...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 25 November 2020 [Draft] : 25 November 2020


Margaret Mitchell (Central Scotland) (Con)

In 2017, the Justice Committee decided to carry out post-legislative scrutiny of the Police and Fire Reform (Scotland) Act 2012, which had established a single police force in Scotland. Ther...



Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 23 November 2020 [Draft] : 23 November 2020


Margaret Mitchell

At the very least, we can expect Police Scotland not to release information that could add to the problem, and we should expect it to think about ways in which it can reflect the problem’s a...



Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 23 November 2020 [Draft] : 23 November 2020


Margaret Mitchell

I ask about it merely because it was one of the chief constable’s three overriding priorities with regard to dealing with a pandemic. I would have thought that, therefore, it would have attr...



Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 23 November 2020 [Draft] : 23 November 2020


Margaret Mitchell

Recent press reports have shown that Police Scotland has had to deal with some serious infractions of the regulations—for example, house parties and illegal raves. Is restriction fatigue a r...



Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 23 November 2020 [Draft] : 23 November 2020


Margaret Mitchell

I appreciate that, but I think that the issue urgently needs to be looked at, because the fact is that the police have reported that child sexual abuse has decreased, which is counterintuiti...



Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 23 November 2020 [Draft] : 23 November 2020


Margaret Mitchell

It would be rather worrying if we were not able to establish exactly what type of offences were covered, because new and more serious offences can now be dealt with under fixed-penalty notic...



Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 23 November 2020 [Draft] : 23 November 2020


Margaret Mitchell (Central Scotland) (Con)

My first questions are for Professor McVie. In your opening remarks, you referred to Police Scotland’s coronavirus intervention system as being “unique”. In its e...



Committee on the Scottish Government Handling of Harassment Complaints 17 November 2020 [Draft] : 17 November 2020


Margaret Mitchell

Perhaps we should both do that, convener. I have no further questions.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-23343: Tied Pubs (Scotland) Bill (Neil Bibby)
Meeting Date: 26/11/2020
Result - For: 107, Against: 0 Abstain: 4
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ForCarried
S5M-23450.2: Independent Review of Complaints Handling, Investigations and Misconduct Issues in Relation to Policing (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 25/11/2020
Result - For: 65, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-23445.2: Legal Advice (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 25/11/2020
Result - For: 58, Against: 65 Abstain: 1
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-23445: Legal Advice (Murdo Fraser)
Meeting Date: 25/11/2020
Result - For: 65, Against: 55 Abstain: 4
ForCarried
S5M-23328: Period Products (Free Provision) (Scotland) Bill (Monica Lennon)
Meeting Date: 24/11/2020
Result - For: 121, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-23416.2: Coronavirus: Scotland’s Strategic Approach (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 19/11/2020
Result - For: 51, Against: 71 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-23416.3: Coronavirus: Scotland’s Strategic Approach (Richard Leonard)
Meeting Date: 19/11/2020
Result - For: 22, Against: 99 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-23416: Coronavirus: Scotland’s Strategic Approach (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 19/11/2020
Result - For: 99, Against: 23 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-23385.3: Safe Schools (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 18/11/2020
Result - For: 58, Against: 64 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-23385.2: Safe Schools (Jamie Greene)
Meeting Date: 18/11/2020
Result - For: 64, Against: 58 Abstain: 0
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Motion S5M-23136: Margaret Mitchell, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 26/10/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-23129: Margaret Mitchell, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 23/10/2020 Show Full Motion >>
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 >>
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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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