Mark Ruskell MSP

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Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 15 January 2019 [Draft] : 15 January 2019


Mark Ruskell

I am happy to delegate authority to you, convener.



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 15 January 2019 [Draft] : 15 January 2019


Mark Ruskell

A number of more technical points have been raised, which could be incorporated into a letter. In the paper that we have before us, there are a number of clarific...



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 15 January 2019 [Draft] : 15 January 2019


Mark Ruskell

I, too, broadly agree with what Mr Stevenson said. The only area of uncertainty would be any future common framework around genetically modified organisms and—if ...



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 15 January 2019 [Draft] : 15 January 2019


Mark Ruskell

Are you considering any new fiscal powers for local authorities that could help with the decarbonisation agenda as well as raise revenue for the authorities?

Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 15 January 2019 [Draft] : 15 January 2019


Mark Ruskell

If that information were available, would it not help with decisions on, in particular, which transport projects get into city deals? As you have said, they invol...



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 15 January 2019 [Draft] : 15 January 2019


Mark Ruskell

Going back to the cabinet secretary’s previous comment, I think that we will all welcome that as long as the trains run on time.



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 15 January 2019 [Draft] : 15 January 2019


Mark Ruskell

What will be the roles of the infrastructure investment board and the infrastructure commission in guiding you on those decisions?



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 15 January 2019 [Draft] : 15 January 2019


Mark Ruskell

If you had certainty, would there be an implicit weighting in the budget towards more investment in low-carbon infrastructure. Are we talking about rail? What are...



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 15 January 2019 [Draft] : 15 January 2019


Mark Ruskell

It is good to hear the commitment to low-carbon investment during this parliamentary session. The analysis that the Scottish Parliament information centre has pro...



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 15 January 2019 [Draft] : 15 January 2019


Mark Ruskell

Okay. I will make it a combined question, then. What will the woodland grants budget increase by in order to meet the 2025 target? Peatland action is shown in level 4 figures, but what amoun...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-15380.3: Securing a Just Transition to a Carbon-neutral Economy (Claudia Beamish)
Meeting Date: 15/01/2019
Result - For: 85, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-15380.1: Securing a Just Transition to a Carbon-neutral Economy (Mark Ruskell)
Meeting Date: 15/01/2019
Result - For: 6, Against: 107 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-15380: Securing a Just Transition to a Carbon-neutral Economy (Roseanna Cunningham)
Meeting Date: 15/01/2019
Result - For: 86, Against: 0 Abstain: 28
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ForCarried
S5M-15279.3: Future Rural Policy and Support in Scotland (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 10/01/2019
Result - For: 27, Against: 89 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-15279.2: Future Rural Policy and Support in Scotland (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 10/01/2019
Result - For: 51, Against: 65 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-15279.1: Future Rural Policy and Support in Scotland (Mark Ruskell)
Meeting Date: 10/01/2019
Result - For: 24, Against: 92 Abstain: 0
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S5M-15279: Future Rural Policy and Support in Scotland (Fergus Ewing)
Meeting Date: 10/01/2019
Result - For: 83, Against: 27 Abstain: 6
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AbstainCarried
S5M-15261.1: Recognising the Life Sciences Sector in Scotland (Dean Lockhart)
Meeting Date: 09/01/2019
Result - For: 29, Against: 92 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-15243.2: Ultra-low Emission Vehicles (Liam McArthur)
Meeting Date: 08/01/2019
Result - For: 50, Against: 67 Abstain: 0
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S5M-15184.2: Contribution of EU Citizens to Scotland (Adam Tomkins)
Meeting Date: 19/12/2018
Result - For: 27, Against: 90 Abstain: 0
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Motion S5M-15380.1: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 14/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15279.1: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 09/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15096.3: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 10/12/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14681: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 07/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14105: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 26/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14006: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 19/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13963: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 18/09/2018 R Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13916: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 14/09/2018 R Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13921: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 14/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13919: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 14/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5O-02773: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 09/01/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20744: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 20/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20739: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 19/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20700: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 19/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20646: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 17/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20574: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 12/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20573: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 12/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20266: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 28/11/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20265: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 28/11/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20140: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 22/11/2018 Show Full Question >>

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