Mark Ruskell MSP

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Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 22 September 2020 [Draft] : 22 September 2020


Mark Ruskell

I am happy to support the simplification of the licensing process. I listened carefully to what the minister said about the information that can be provided to th...



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 22 September 2020 [Draft] : 22 September 2020


Mark Ruskell

Concerns have been raised by communities with Marine Scotland.



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 22 September 2020 [Draft] : 22 September 2020


Mark Ruskell

I have another couple of questions, if we have time.



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 22 September 2020 [Draft] : 22 September 2020


Mark Ruskell

It would be useful if we could get some data. The amendment order is about regulating a potentially growing source of treatment for our fish farms, so transparenc...



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 22 September 2020 [Draft] : 22 September 2020


Mark Ruskell

I have a number of questions. We have a fish health crisis at the moment, and the amendment order is part of the context of that. What proportion of treatments of...



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 22 September 2020 [Draft] : 22 September 2020


Mark Ruskell

I have a follow-up question for both Peter Mather and Arne Gürtner, if they want to comment. There are about 5.7 billion barrels of oil in the North Sea under the reserves that are currently...



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 22 September 2020 [Draft] : 22 September 2020


Mark Ruskell

BP, in particular, has been accused of spending millions of dollars on lobbying to undermine the action that is needed to implement the Paris agreement. How align...



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 22 September 2020 [Draft] : 22 September 2020


Mark Ruskell

I am grateful for the comments that we have heard this morning.

Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 22 September 2020 [Draft] : 22 September 2020


Mark Ruskell

I want to ask you both about alignment between Government agencies. Do you see a real alignment on the mission of green recovery between the Scottish National Investment Bank and enterprise ...



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 22 September 2020 [Draft] : 22 September 2020


Mark Ruskell

You mentioned the landfill tax and options for evolving it. Do you think that the case for an incineration tax is getting stronger?

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
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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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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S5M-22780: Prioritising Education Over Independence (Jamie Greene)
Meeting Date: 23/09/2020
Result - For: 64, Against: 35 Abstain: 21
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S5M-22800: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 23/09/2020
Result - For: 114, Against: 1 Abstain: 0
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S5M-22803: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 23/09/2020
Result - For: 108, Against: 6 Abstain: 0
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S5M-22731.2: Employment Support (Maurice Golden)
Meeting Date: 17/09/2020
Result - For: 29, Against: 88 Abstain: 0
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S5M-22731: Employment Support (Jamie Hepburn)
Meeting Date: 17/09/2020
Result - For: 89, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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S5M-22711.3: Sustainable Aviation Beyond COVID-19 (Michael Matheson)
Meeting Date: 16/09/2020
Result - For: 54, Against: 60 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-22711.1: Sustainable Aviation Beyond COVID-19 (Graham Simpson)
Meeting Date: 16/09/2020
Result - For: 29, Against: 86 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-22711.2: Sustainable Aviation Beyond COVID-19 (Patrick Harvie)
Meeting Date: 16/09/2020
Result - For: 6, Against: 109 Abstain: 0
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Motion S5M-22870: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 29/09/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22844: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 27/09/2020 R Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22764: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 18/09/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22282: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 15/07/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22234: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 07/07/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21012: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 25/02/2020 Show Full Motion >>
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 >>
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Question S5W-32092: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 26/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-32091: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 26/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-32090: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 26/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-32061: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 24/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-04582: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 09/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31622: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 06/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-04539: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 26/08/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-04306: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 21/08/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31356: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 21/08/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31355: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 21/08/2020 Show Full Question >>

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