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Meeting of the Parliament 23 April 2019 [Draft] : 23 April 2019


Maurice Golden (West Scotland) (Con)

In today’s news alone, we read that school subject choice is in crisis, that nearly half of infrastructure projects are late and that there is an inquiry into cancer care in Tayside. Those a...



Meeting of the Parliament 03 April 2019 [Draft] : 03 April 2019


Maurice Golden (West Scotland) (Con)

In its stage 1 report on the Transport (Scotland) Bill, the Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee recognised that low-emission zones could result in the most polluting vehicles being push...



Meeting of the Parliament 02 April 2019 : 02 April 2019


Maurice Golden

I was disappointed by the tardiness of the Government’s response to the committee report, which did not allow parliamentarians time to fully digest it.

Meeting of the Parliament 02 April 2019 : 02 April 2019


Maurice Golden (West Scotland) (Con)

The numbers sound small—a rise of 1.5°C or 2°C. Yet those seemingly small temperature increases would have profound effects on humanity: tens of millions of people would be impacted by sea l...



Meeting of the Parliament 27 March 2019 [Draft] : 27 March 2019


Maurice Golden

No. I think that it is quite right for the UK Government to support work in developing countries to tackle climate change. When I was in Nepal last year, I saw th...



Meeting of the Parliament 27 March 2019 [Draft] : 27 March 2019


Maurice Golden (West Scotland) (Con)

Today’s motion speaks of a “climate emergency”, which is exactly what we face. Last year’s IPCC report laid that out for all of us too see. Around the globe, millions of people would be subj...



Meeting of the Parliament 21 March 2019 [Draft] : 21 March 2019


Maurice Golden

Thank you for that clarification, Presiding Officer.



Meeting of the Parliament 21 March 2019 [Draft] : 21 March 2019


Maurice Golden

Andy Wightman.



Meeting of the Parliament 21 March 2019 [Draft] : 21 March 2019


Maurice Golden (West Scotland) (Con)

There is much in the Scottish Government’s land reform programme that Scottish Conservatives can agree with, especially as some of its current position is drawn from that of the UK Governmen...



Meeting of the Parliament 06 March 2019 : 06 March 2019


Maurice Golden (West Scotland) (Con)

It has emerged that, in the past three years, 1.5 million disposable cups were bought through the SNP Government’s official catering contract—that is equivalent t...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-17023: Business Motion (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 23/04/2019
Result - For: 83, Against: 31 Abstain: 0
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S5M-16554.4: Revoking Article 50 (Fiona Hyslop)
Meeting Date: 27/03/2019
Result - For: 89, Against: 28 Abstain: 1
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S5M-16554.1: Revoking Article 50 (Adam Tomkins)
Meeting Date: 27/03/2019
Result - For: 28, Against: 89 Abstain: 1
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S5M-16554.3: Revoking Article 50 (Neil Findlay)
Meeting Date: 27/03/2019
Result - For: 84, Against: 33 Abstain: 1
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S5M-16554: Revoking Article 50 (Patrick Harvie)
Meeting Date: 27/03/2019
Result - For: 89, Against: 28 Abstain: 1
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S5M-16555.1: Climate Emergency (Maurice Golden)
Meeting Date: 27/03/2019
Result - For: 28, Against: 90 Abstain: 0
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S5M-16555.4: Climate Emergency (Roseanna Cunningham)
Meeting Date: 27/03/2019
Result - For: 58, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
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S5M-16555.3: Climate Emergency (Claudia Beamish)
Meeting Date: 27/03/2019
Result - For: 22, Against: 96 Abstain: 0
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S5M-16555: Climate Emergency (Mark Ruskell)
Meeting Date: 27/03/2019
Result - For: 6, Against: 111 Abstain: 0
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S5M-16445.3: Land Reform in Scotland, Delivering for Now and the Future (Claudia Beamish)
Meeting Date: 21/03/2019
Result - For: 83, Against: 32 Abstain: 0
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Motion S5M-17000.1: Maurice Golden, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 23/04/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16997: Maurice Golden, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22/04/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16998: Maurice Golden, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22/04/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16948: Maurice Golden, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 15/04/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16901: Maurice Golden, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10/04/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16864: Maurice Golden, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 09/04/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16863: Maurice Golden, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 09/04/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16774: Maurice Golden, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 03/04/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16648: Maurice Golden, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 28/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16619: Maurice Golden, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 27/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-22253: Maurice Golden, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18/03/2019 R Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22103: Maurice Golden, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12/03/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22059: Maurice Golden, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12/03/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21933: Maurice Golden, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 05/03/2019 R Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21683: Maurice Golden, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 14/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21655: Maurice Golden, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 13/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21505: Maurice Golden, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 06/02/2019 R Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21435: Maurice Golden, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 05/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21424: Maurice Golden, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 05/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21427: Maurice Golden, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 05/02/2019 R Show Full Question >>

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