Mark Ruskell MSP

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Meeting of the Parliament 20 February 2020 [Draft] : 20 February 2020


Mark Ruskell

Will the member give way?



Meeting of the Parliament 20 February 2020 [Draft] : 20 February 2020


Mark Ruskell

Because they are resident. If our citizenship is based largely on residence, the fact is that those people will be in communities. They have views, access service...



Meeting of the Parliament 20 February 2020 [Draft] : 20 February 2020


Mark Ruskell

If I have time—I am sorry; I do not think that I do.



Meeting of the Parliament 20 February 2020 [Draft] : 20 February 2020


Mark Ruskell (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Green)

The bill delivers important protections for the rights of EU and Commonwealth citizens and an extension of rights to refugees an...



Meeting of the Parliament 20 February 2020 [Draft] : 20 February 2020


Mark Ruskell

My understanding is that even crimes that have a sentence of up to one year would include people who have been convicted of sexual crimes. Therefore, even at the one-year threshold, we will ...



Meeting of the Parliament 20 February 2020 [Draft] : 20 February 2020


Mark Ruskell

Mr Tomkins should recognise that a number of organisations that also work with victims, such as Sacro, back this approach as part of rehabilitation. To be honest,...



Meeting of the Parliament 20 February 2020 [Draft] : 20 February 2020


Mark Ruskell

I am bringing back my amendment to extend prisoner voting to those who are serving sentences of four years or less because, at stage 2, a number of members voted ...



Meeting of the Parliament 20 February 2020 [Draft] : 20 February 2020


Mark Ruskell

Will the member take an intervention?



Meeting of the Parliament 20 February 2020 [Draft] : 20 February 2020


Mark Ruskell

I thank the cabinet secretary for those points. Having reflected on his views on amendments 20A, 20B, 20C and 29



Meeting of the Parliament 20 February 2020 [Draft] : 20 February 2020


Mark Ruskell

I am trying to drill down into what the concern is. Effort was made to resolve the matter between stages 2 and 3. I am trying to understand why there is a difference between asylum seekers, ...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-20882.3: Standing up for NHS Staff and Patients (Jeane Freeman)
Meeting Date: 19/02/2020
Result - For: 59, Against: 61 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-20882.1: Standing up for NHS Staff and Patients (Miles Briggs)
Meeting Date: 19/02/2020
Result - For: 120, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-20882: Standing up for NHS Staff and Patients (Monica Lennon)
Meeting Date: 19/02/2020
Result - For: 62, Against: 58 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-20716.4: No Case for Tax Increases or Further Cuts to Public Spending (Kate Forbes)
Meeting Date: 05/02/2020
Result - For: 58, Against: 57 Abstain: 1
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AgainstCarried
S5M-20716: No Case for Tax Increases or Further Cuts to Public Spending (Murdo Fraser)
Meeting Date: 05/02/2020
Result - For: 58, Against: 38 Abstain: 20
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AgainstCarried
S5M-20705: Non-Domestic Rates (Scotland) Bill (Kate Forbes)
Meeting Date: 05/02/2020
Result - For: 78, Against: 32 Abstain: 6
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AbstainCarried
SP Bill 44: Non-Domestic Rates (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 32
Meeting Date: 04/02/2020
Result - For: 87, Against: 25 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 44: Non-Domestic Rates (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 33
Meeting Date: 04/02/2020
Result - For: 88, Against: 26 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 44: Non-Domestic Rates (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 34
Meeting Date: 04/02/2020
Result - For: 88, Against: 26 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 44: Non-Domestic Rates (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 35
Meeting Date: 04/02/2020
Result - For: 104, Against: 8 Abstain: 0
AgainstCarried

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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 S5T-02006: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 14/02/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-27411: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 12/02/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-04098: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 29/01/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-27176: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 28/01/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-27146: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 25/01/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-27145: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 25/01/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-27140: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 24/01/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-27084: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 22/01/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-27083: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 22/01/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-04068: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 22/01/2020 Show Full Question >>

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