Michael Matheson MSP

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Michael Matheson MSP

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  • Member for: Falkirk West
  • Region: Central Scotland
  • Party: Scottish National Party

Michael is a member of the following Committees:

Michael is a member of the following Cross-Party Groups:

Parliamentary Activities

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Meeting of the Parliament 24 March 2020 [Draft] : 24 March 2020


Michael Matheson

The member has raised a very important issue: the growing challenge of individual car owners accessing an MOT. Naturally, that can have an impact on their being able to tax their vehicle, an...



Meeting of the Parliament 24 March 2020 [Draft] : 24 March 2020


The Cabinet Secretary for Transport, Infrastructure and Connectivity (Michael Matheson)

I am aware that the sector has raised a number of concerns about the challenges that it faces in relation to its ability to provide the level of resilience that is necessary in roadside reco...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 18 March 2020 [Draft] : 18 March 2020


Michael Matheson

Absolutely. As the sector has told us, there are enough supplies in the chain; the issue is people overbuying. The selfish nature of that is having an impact on s...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 18 March 2020 [Draft] : 18 March 2020


Michael Matheson

Yes, the relaxation of some of those restrictions is to assist them to continue to move goods. That will also have a bearing on other parts of the sector that dep...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 18 March 2020 [Draft] : 18 March 2020


Michael Matheson

I am not personally directly in contact with them. We are engaging with stakeholders through the transport resilience hub. For example, I have had contact with th...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 18 March 2020 [Draft] : 18 March 2020


Michael Matheson

Sorry. To who?



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 18 March 2020 [Draft] : 18 March 2020


Michael Matheson

It is. You may be aware that my colleague Fiona Hyslop hosted an event last week on the fair work agenda that involved the Scottish Trades Union Congress, and the...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 18 March 2020 [Draft] : 18 March 2020


Michael Matheson

I am happy to take away your first point and to check that. I do not know off the top of my head what actions were taken on the back of that. In fairness, the uni...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 18 March 2020 [Draft] : 18 March 2020


Michael Matheson

Operators have flagged up the possibility of using their vehicles for the purpose of delivering goods in that way. Aileen Campbell has been looking at that in rel...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 18 March 2020 [Draft] : 18 March 2020


Michael Matheson

Given where we are, and given the extent and nature of the drop-off in passenger numbers that some businesses are facing and experiencing, it is difficult to focu...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
SP Bill 66: Coronavirus (Scotland) Bill (Stage 1) - Amendment 2
Meeting Date: 01/04/2020
Result - For: 24, Against: 57 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 66: Coronavirus (Scotland) Bill (Stage 1) - Amendment 12
Meeting Date: 01/04/2020
Result - For: 24, Against: 57 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 66: Coronavirus (Scotland) Bill (Stage 1) - Amendment 16
Meeting Date: 01/04/2020
Result - For: 24, Against: 57 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
Amdt 40 : SP Bill 66: Coronavirus (Scotland) Bill (Stage 1)
Meeting Date: 01/04/2020
Result - For: 41, Against: 41 Abstain: 0, Casting Vote: Against
AgainstDefeated
01 April 2020 - Back-up vote 2: S5M-21371: Coronavirus (Scotland) Bill (Michael Russell)
Meeting Date: 01/04/2020
Result - For: 80, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
SP Bill 66: Coronavirus (Scotland) Bill (Stage 1) - Amendment 28
Meeting Date: 01/04/2020
Result - For: 35, Against: 47 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 66: Coronavirus (Scotland) Bill (Stage 1) - Amendment 29
Meeting Date: 01/04/2020
Result - For: 35, Against: 47 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 66: Coronavirus (Scotland) Bill (Stage 1) - Amendment 30
Meeting Date: 01/04/2020
Result - For: 35, Against: 47 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 66: Coronavirus (Scotland) Bill (Stage 1) - Amendment 31
Meeting Date: 01/04/2020
Result - For: 35, Against: 47 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 66: Coronavirus (Scotland) Bill (Stage 1) - Amendment 53
Meeting Date: 01/04/2020
Result - For: 59, Against: 17 Abstain: 0
ForCarried

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Motion S5M-20928: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/02/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19335: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 08/10/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19190.2: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 01/10/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16747: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 02/04/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16591: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16408.3: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16261: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15754: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 06/02/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15493: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15243: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 07/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S3W-40158: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/03/2011 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-40152: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/03/2011 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-40160: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/03/2011 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-40159: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/03/2011 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-40154: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/03/2011 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-40157: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/03/2011 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-40156: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/03/2011 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-40155: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/03/2011 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-39739: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/02/2011 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-39064: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26/01/2011 Show Full Question >>

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