Neil Findlay MSP

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Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 29 September 2020 [Draft] : 29 September 2020


Neil Findlay (Lothian) (Lab)

The proposed bill follows on from concerns that have been raised about sexual harassment, and about such behaviour in the Parliament. The survey that was circulat...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 29 September 2020 [Draft] : 29 September 2020


Neil Findlay (Lothian) (Lab)

I am advised that senior Government advisers wanted the mass testing of students at universities. Who vetoed that?



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 24 September 2020 [Draft] : 24 September 2020


Neil Findlay (Lothian) (Lab)

Following Annabelle Ewing’s question, I offer my sincere thanks to the Government for undertaking the independent review of the policing of the miners’ strike in Scotland. I give particular ...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 22 September 2020 [Draft] : 22 September 2020


Neil Findlay (Lothian) (Lab)

On a point of order, Presiding Officer. The First Minister’s statement is extremely serious for the country. Previously, she has been very generous with her time ...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 17 September 2020 [Draft] : 17 September 2020


Neil Findlay

Under the system that we had in the Parliament, if we missed a vote for any reason, such as speaking to a pal, being in the toilet, or daydreaming, the vote was rightly not recorded. At the ...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 17 September 2020 [Draft] : 17 September 2020


Neil Findlay

I think everyone wants a system that works and that we can all have confidence in. Unfortunately, depending where in the country members are, connection to the cu...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 17 September 2020 [Draft] : 17 September 2020


3. Neil Findlay (Lothian) (Lab)

To ask the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body whether it has confidence in the hybrid system of voting. (S5O-04607)



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 17 September 2020 [Draft] : 17 September 2020


Neil Findlay (Lothian) (Lab)

Biscuit makers are moving into what they call the shortbread season, when they increase production in the run-up to Christmas and new year. Yesterday, low-paid key workers at Burton’s biscui...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 15 September 2020 [Draft] : 15 September 2020


Neil Findlay

I have asked many ministers this question in the past: what positive policies is the Government implementing to increase the birth rate?



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 15 September 2020 [Draft] : 15 September 2020


Neil Findlay

I understand the point that Shona Robison makes about the economic impact of the sector, but we cannot put that at the forefront of what social care is about. It ...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-22845: The Social Security Administration and Tribunal Membership (Scotland) Bill (Shirley-Anne Somerville)
Meeting Date: 29/09/2020
Result - For: 109, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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S5M-22780.3: Prioritising Education Over Independence (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 23/09/2020
Result - For: 65, Against: 55 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-22780: Prioritising Education Over Independence (Jamie Greene)
Meeting Date: 23/09/2020
Result - For: 64, Against: 35 Abstain: 21
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AbstainCarried
S5M-22800: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 23/09/2020
Result - For: 114, Against: 1 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-22803: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 23/09/2020
Result - For: 108, Against: 6 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-22731.2: Employment Support (Maurice Golden)
Meeting Date: 17/09/2020
Result - For: 29, Against: 88 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-22731: Employment Support (Jamie Hepburn)
Meeting Date: 17/09/2020
Result - For: 89, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-22711.3: Sustainable Aviation Beyond COVID-19 (Michael Matheson)
Meeting Date: 16/09/2020
Result - For: 54, Against: 60 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-22711.1: Sustainable Aviation Beyond COVID-19 (Graham Simpson)
Meeting Date: 16/09/2020
Result - For: 29, Against: 86 Abstain: 0
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S5M-22711.2: Sustainable Aviation Beyond COVID-19 (Patrick Harvie)
Meeting Date: 16/09/2020
Result - For: 6, Against: 109 Abstain: 0
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Motion S5M-22809: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 23/09/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22817: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 23/09/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22783: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 22/09/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22762: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/09/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22763: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/09/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22740: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16/09/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22698: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 11/09/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22700: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 11/09/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22699: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 11/09/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22687: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 09/09/2020 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-32120: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 28/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-32116: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 28/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-32117: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 28/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-32119: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 28/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-32121: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 28/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-32100: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 28/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-04656: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 21/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31799: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 14/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31769: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 11/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31759: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 10/09/2020 Show Full Question >>

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