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Meeting of the Parliament 04 December 2019 [Draft] : 04 December 2019


Mark Ruskell (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Green)

The minister will be as bitterly disappointed as I am that the special constables pilot in the Cairngorms has failed to detect any wildlife crime whatsoever over the past two years. Does the...



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 03 December 2019 [Draft] : 03 December 2019


Mark Ruskell

To what extent would the increase in maximum sentencing change the policing model? A written parliamentary answer recently reported that the trial in the use of s...



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 03 December 2019 [Draft] : 03 December 2019


Mark Ruskell

Would that include the conservation impact of using a pesticide or digging out a badger sett, for example? There is an animal welfare implication, but there are w...



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 03 December 2019 [Draft] : 03 December 2019


Mark Ruskell

Across both those areas.



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 03 December 2019 [Draft] : 03 December 2019


Mark Ruskell

I want to look again at the scope of the bill, because it extends the potential for maximum sentences for crimes where there is unnecessary suffering and fighting...



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 03 December 2019 [Draft] : 03 December 2019


Mark Ruskell

Are there other points on what changes need to be made in the bill to bring about successful prosecutions?



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 03 December 2019 [Draft] : 03 December 2019


Mark Ruskell

Will the bill change the position on admissibility, given that we would be looking at higher sentences?



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 03 December 2019 [Draft] : 03 December 2019


Mark Ruskell

The bill is about sentencing, but I want to ask about what we need alongside that to ensure that there are successful prosecutions. Is there a need for sentencing...



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 03 December 2019 [Draft] : 03 December 2019


Mark Ruskell

What is your view?



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 03 December 2019 [Draft] : 03 December 2019


Mark Ruskell

Earlier, Claudia Beamish asked about the powers of the SSPCA. Do you see a mismatch between the SSPCA’s powers in relation to domestic animals and its lack of pow...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-20110.1: Achieving a Fairer Scotland (Jeremy Balfour)
Meeting Date: 04/12/2019
Result - For: 18, Against: 74 Abstain: 0
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S5M-20110.3: Achieving a Fairer Scotland (Pauline McNeill)
Meeting Date: 04/12/2019
Result - For: 70, Against: 21 Abstain: 0
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S5M-20110.2: Achieving a Fairer Scotland (Alison Johnstone)
Meeting Date: 04/12/2019
Result - For: 23, Against: 69 Abstain: 0
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S5M-20110: Achieving a Fairer Scotland (Aileen Campbell)
Meeting Date: 04/12/2019
Result - For: 70, Against: 22 Abstain: 0
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S5M-20049: Scottish Elections (Franchise and Representation) Bill (Michael Russell)
Meeting Date: 28/11/2019
Result - For: 63, Against: 18 Abstain: 0
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S5M-19967.2: TV Licences for over 75s (Rachael Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 21/11/2019
Result - For: 18, Against: 54 Abstain: 0
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S5M-19967.1: TV Licences for over 75s (Claire Baker)
Meeting Date: 21/11/2019
Result - For: 54, Against: 18 Abstain: 0
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S5M-19967: TV Licences for over 75s (Fiona Hyslop)
Meeting Date: 21/11/2019
Result - For: 54, Against: 18 Abstain: 0
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S5M-19939.3: Universal Credit (Shirley-Anne Somerville)
Meeting Date: 20/11/2019
Result - For: 65, Against: 46 Abstain: 0
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S5M-19939.2: Universal Credit (Michelle Ballantyne)
Meeting Date: 20/11/2019
Result - For: 24, Against: 87 Abstain: 0
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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-26527: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 25/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
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Question S5W-26514: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 25/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26487: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 21/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
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