Neil Findlay MSP

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Meeting of the Parliament 17 September 2019 [Draft] : 17 September 2019


Neil Findlay (Lothian) (Lab)

I have seen the minutes of a health and safety meeting at one of Scotland’s prisons, where the categorisation of new psychoactive substances will stop and they wi...



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 12 September 2019 [Draft] : 12 September 2019


Neil Findlay

You have mentioned downloadable resources and such like. I think that it is inevitable that there will be a piecemeal and patchy approach. That might work for som...



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 12 September 2019 [Draft] : 12 September 2019


Neil Findlay

I am new to the committee, so I am picking up on a number of points. Will any of the money that is proposed be allocated to local government, or will it all go to...



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 12 September 2019 [Draft] : 12 September 2019


Neil Findlay

I used to teach modern studies, and the Scottish electoral system is so complex that I would hesitate to ask the panel to explain it concisely because you might a...



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 12 September 2019 [Draft] : 12 September 2019


Neil Findlay

I am not saying that at all; I am just talking about the principle of being able to register without there being a residency qualification of a particular period ...



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 12 September 2019 [Draft] : 12 September 2019


Neil Findlay

This is probably more relevant to the UK Parliament, but let us look at the tiny majorities that some politicians are sitting on. Is there an opportunity for the ...



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 12 September 2019 [Draft] : 12 September 2019


Neil Findlay

I want to pick up on your point about voting education, which is critical. When I was a councillor in West Lothian, we had a team that was involved in voting education in the run-up to any e...



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 12 September 2019 [Draft] : 12 September 2019


Neil Findlay (Lothian) (Lab)

I have nothing to declare.



Meeting of the Parliament 12 September 2019 [Draft] : 12 September 2019


Neil Findlay

Will the member take an intervention?



Meeting of the Parliament 12 September 2019 [Draft] : 12 September 2019


Neil Findlay

Will the member give way?

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-18778.1: Citizens’ Assembly of Scotland (Willie Rennie)
Meeting Date: 11/09/2019
Result - For: 34, Against: 86 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-18778: Citizens’ Assembly of Scotland (Michael Russell)
Meeting Date: 11/09/2019
Result - For: 86, Against: 5 Abstain: 29
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-18767.1: The Impact of the UK Government's Planned Immigration Policy and Mobility Restrictions on Scotland's University and Scientific Research Sectors (Oliver Mundell)
Meeting Date: 10/09/2019
Result - For: 29, Against: 85 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-18767: The Impact of the UK Government's Planned Immigration Policy and Mobility Restrictions on Scotland's University and Scientific Research Sectors (Richard Lochhead)
Meeting Date: 10/09/2019
Result - For: 84, Against: 1 Abstain: 29
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ForCarried
SPCB election
Meeting Date: 10/09/2019
Result - For: 112, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
S5M-18695.1: Avoiding a No-deal Exit from the EU (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 05/09/2019
Result - For: 28, Against: 87 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-18695: Avoiding a No-deal Exit from the EU (Michael Russell)
Meeting Date: 05/09/2019
Result - For: 87, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-17945: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 26/06/2019
Result - For: 83, Against: 26 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
SP Bill 27: Management of Offenders (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 4A
Meeting Date: 25/06/2019
Result - For: 26, Against: 84 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 27: Management of Offenders (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 4B
Meeting Date: 25/06/2019
Result - For: 27, Against: 85 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated

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Motion S5M-18866: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/09/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18821: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 10/09/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18804: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 10/09/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18802: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 10/09/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18805: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 10/09/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18803: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 10/09/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18801: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 10/09/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18745: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/09/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18666: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 02/09/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18667: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 02/09/2019 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-25363: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16/09/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-25364: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16/09/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-25365: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16/09/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-25362: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16/09/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-25258: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 11/09/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-25257: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 11/09/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-25259: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 11/09/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-25175: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/09/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-25171: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/09/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-25169: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/09/2019 Show Full Question >>

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