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Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 10 October 2019 [Draft] : 10 October 2019


Mark Ruskell

So there is no differentiation when it comes to the circumstances or the seriousness of the crime—it is just an arbitrary cut-off. If a prisoner has had a summary trial, been convicted of a ...



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 10 October 2019 [Draft] : 10 October 2019


Mark Ruskell

Like Neil Findlay, I am struggling to bottom out what the cabinet secretary described as the underlying penal philosophy behind the proposal that prisoners who serve sentences of one year or...



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 10 October 2019 [Draft] : 10 October 2019


Mark Ruskell

A fairly low number of EU citizens have applied for settled status, so there is still an anomaly.



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 10 October 2019 [Draft] : 10 October 2019


Mark Ruskell

I have some other, broader questions. You have already mentioned that immigration policy is reserved. What will be the potential impact of changes in United Kingd...



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 10 October 2019 [Draft] : 10 October 2019


Mark Ruskell

I welcome the fact that you have committed to looking at the candidacy arrangements at stage 2; is that correct?



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 10 October 2019 [Draft] : 10 October 2019


Mark Ruskell

You are still a person living in this country—a citizen.



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 10 October 2019 [Draft] : 10 October 2019


Mark Ruskell

I am still struggling to understand the real difference. If you are living in this country, you are resident here. You might have a different status as regards whether you are seeking asylum...



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 10 October 2019 [Draft] : 10 October 2019


Mark Ruskell (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Green)

I want to start with what I see as an anomaly in the bill. On our television screens at the moment, we see people in Syria who are dying for democracy. Many other...



Meeting of the Parliament 09 October 2019 [Draft] : 09 October 2019


Mark Ruskell

I thank Colin Smyth for giving way and I thank him for lodging amendment 160, which is similar to an amendment that I lodged at stage 2.



Meeting of the Parliament 09 October 2019 [Draft] : 09 October 2019


Mark Ruskell (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Green)

Will the member give way? [Laughter.]

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-19287.1: Supporting Innovation (Alexander Burnett)
Meeting Date: 08/10/2019
Result - For: 49, Against: 58 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-19287.2: Supporting Innovation (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 08/10/2019
Result - For: 49, Against: 52 Abstain: 6
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AbstainDefeated
SP Bill 38: Children (Equal Protection from Assault) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 2
Meeting Date: 03/10/2019
Result - For: 47, Against: 64 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 38: Children (Equal Protection from Assault) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 3
Meeting Date: 03/10/2019
Result - For: 47, Against: 63 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 38: Children (Equal Protection from Assault) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 1
Meeting Date: 03/10/2019
Result - For: 47, Against: 63 Abstain: 0
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S5M-18623: Children (Equal Protection from Assault) (Scotland) Bill (John Finnie)
Meeting Date: 03/10/2019
Result - For: 84, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-19193.1: Give Them Time Campaign (Maree Todd)
Meeting Date: 02/10/2019
Result - For: 57, Against: 60 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-19190.2: Don't Extend the ScotRail Franchise (Michael Matheson)
Meeting Date: 02/10/2019
Result - For: 57, Against: 60 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-19190.1: Don't Extend the ScotRail Franchise (Jamie Greene)
Meeting Date: 02/10/2019
Result - For: 28, Against: 89 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-19190: Don't Extend the ScotRail Franchise (Colin Smyth)
Meeting Date: 02/10/2019
Result - For: 32, Against: 85 Abstain: 0
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Motion S5M-19131: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 26/09/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18655: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 30/08/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18535: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 16/08/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18001: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 27/06/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17802: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 17/06/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17660: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 11/06/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17353: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 20/05/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17304.3: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 15/05/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17206: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 07/05/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17092: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 29/04/2019 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-25431: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 19/09/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03600: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 18/09/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03561: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 11/09/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-25262: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 11/09/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-25249: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 10/09/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-25248: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 10/09/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-25247: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 10/09/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-25178: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 05/09/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-24906: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 23/08/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-24905: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 23/08/2019 Show Full Question >>

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