Nicola Sturgeon MSP

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Nicola Sturgeon MSP

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  • Member for: Glasgow Southside
  • Region: Glasgow
  • Party: Scottish National Party

Nicola is a member of the following Committees:

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

Parliamentary Activities

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Meeting of the Parliament 14 March 2019 [Draft] : 14 March 2019


The First Minister

I absolutely agree about the seriousness of the issue. I am not immediately persuaded that a public inquiry would be the best way forward, but, of course, we will consider any proposal that ...



Meeting of the Parliament 14 March 2019 [Draft] : 14 March 2019


The First Minister (Nicola Sturgeon)

Our national alcohol and drug strategy, which was published last November, sets out a range of measures to prevent drug-related harm. The strategy’s focus is on i...



Meeting of the Parliament 14 March 2019 [Draft] : 14 March 2019


The First Minister

Neil Findlay raises an important issue. Jeane Freeman listened carefully to those she met on Friday and, since then, has done everything that she told the campaig...



Meeting of the Parliament 14 March 2019 [Draft] : 14 March 2019


The First Minister (Nicola Sturgeon)

Last week, the health secretary and the chief medical officer met mesh campaigners and Neil Findlay to discuss their concerns about access to specialist services ...



Meeting of the Parliament 14 March 2019 [Draft] : 14 March 2019


The First Minister

To be fair, the question is reasonable. In my original answer, I covered the work that we are doing to ensure that people are financially ready for retirement and...



Meeting of the Parliament 14 March 2019 [Draft] : 14 March 2019


The First Minister (Nicola Sturgeon)

Unfortunately, matters relating to pensions remain reserved to the United Kingdom Government. However, we are committed to doing what we can, within our current powers, to ensure that people...



Meeting of the Parliament 14 March 2019 [Draft] : 14 March 2019


The First Minister

We have no clarity on whether there will be Barnett consequentials or on the amount of any Barnett consequentials. When we find out that information, we will shar...



Meeting of the Parliament 14 March 2019 [Draft] : 14 March 2019


The First Minister

I will come on to substantively agree with the sentiment of Rachael Hamilton’s question, but I feel obliged to inject a bit of clarity to the figures that she use...



Meeting of the Parliament 14 March 2019 [Draft] : 14 March 2019


The First Minister

First, I agree with Bruce Crawford’s comments about the University of Edinburgh and the Borderlands. The Scottish Government confirmed yesterday that we will invest up to £85 million in the ...



Meeting of the Parliament 14 March 2019 [Draft] : 14 March 2019


The First Minister (Nicola Sturgeon)

The spring statement underlines again the chaos at the heart of the United Kingdom Government. It showed that the Chancellor of the Exchequer has billions of pounds available that he could b...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-16312.2: Building on Scotland’s Strengths in Technology and Engineering to Become Europe’s Leading Space Nation (Edward Mountain)
Meeting Date: 14/03/2019
Result - For: 79, Against: 21 Abstain: 0
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S5M-16312.1: Building on Scotland’s Strengths in Technology and Engineering to Become Europe’s Leading Space Nation (Tavish Scott)
Meeting Date: 14/03/2019
Result - For: 19, Against: 81 Abstain: 0
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S5M-16312: Building on Scotland’s Strengths in Technology and Engineering to Become Europe’s Leading Space Nation (Ivan McKee)
Meeting Date: 14/03/2019
Result - For: 79, Against: 21 Abstain: 0
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S5M-16267.1: Year of Young People 2018: A Celebration, a Chance and a Change (Alex Cole-Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 13/03/2019
Result - For: 30, Against: 83 Abstain: 0
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S5M-16292: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 13/03/2019
Result - For: 93, Against: 20 Abstain: 0
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S5M-16257.3: Working to Make Scotland a Fair Work Nation by 2025 (Jamie Halcro Johnston)
Meeting Date: 12/03/2019
Result - For: 31, Against: 83 Abstain: 0
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S5M-16257.1: Working to Make Scotland a Fair Work Nation by 2025 (Richard Leonard)
Meeting Date: 12/03/2019
Result - For: 24, Against: 90 Abstain: 0
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S5M-16257.2: Working to Make Scotland a Fair Work Nation by 2025 (Alison Johnstone)
Meeting Date: 12/03/2019
Result - For: 94, Against: 20 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-16257: Working to Make Scotland a Fair Work Nation by 2025 (Jamie Hepburn)
Meeting Date: 12/03/2019
Result - For: 93, Against: 21 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-16170: Local Government Finance (Scotland) Order 2019 [draft] (Kate Forbes)
Meeting Date: 07/03/2019
Result - For: 58, Against: 21 Abstain: 27
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Not VotedCarried

Search for other Motions lodged by Nicola Sturgeon
EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Motion S5M-16107: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow Southside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 04/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14666: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow Southside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 06/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13703: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow Southside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 31/08/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13017: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow Southside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27/06/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13018: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow Southside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27/06/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-10285: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow Southside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/02/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-08732: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow Southside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 07/11/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05282: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow Southside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 24/04/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-04710: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow Southside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20/03/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-01254: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow Southside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 01/09/2016 Show Full Motion >>
This Member currently holds a ministerial post. First Minister and Ministers cannot ask the Government questions which is why no recent questions are displaying here. Please use the full search to find details of previous questions by this Member.
EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Question S2F-02139: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27/02/2006 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-18574: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/08/2005 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-18575: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/08/2005 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-18531: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/08/2005 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-18537: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/08/2005 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-18534: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/08/2005 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-18532: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/08/2005 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-18535: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/08/2005 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-18536: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/08/2005 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-18533: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/08/2005 Show Full Question >>

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