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 (Hybrid) 24 September 2020 [Draft] : 24 September 2020


The First Minister

I will resist the temptation to join Alex Rowley in the Fife geographical politics that he was engaging in—not least because I have family in Fife and it would ge...



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


The First Minister (Nicola Sturgeon)

In short, yes; we are considering such steps. As I said she would at First Minister’s question time last week, the health secretary met representatives from the c...



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


The First Minister (Nicola Sturgeon)

I will ask the Cabinet Secretary for Transport, Infrastructure and Connectivity to write to Beatrice Wishart with more detail. There is a need to modernise air tr...



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


The First Minister (Nicola Sturgeon)

The Cabinet Secretary for Health and Sport will be happy to look into the specific circumstances of the case, and into why visiting has been suspended. We work wi...



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


The First Minister (Nicola Sturgeon)

We will look very closely at the timescale for doing that. There are two things that I do not want to do today. Members across the chamber will note that I am not pushing back against any of...



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


The First Minister (Nicola Sturgeon)

Scotland and the UK as a whole had record falls in their economies following the introduction of restrictions. I think that everybody understands why that was the...



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


The First Minister (Nicola Sturgeon)

I hope that the member will take my answer constructively. In general terms, I agree that of course we want Parliament to scrutinise law before it comes into force, not after. Obviously, we ...



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


The First Minister (Nicola Sturgeon)

We want to try to ensure that our testing decisions are driven by clinical considerations and considerations of how we best protect vulnerable populations. I am n...



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


The First Minister (Nicola Sturgeon)

We have made funding available to help the culture sector, including cultural venues. I know that the culture secretary is engaged specifically with the issue of ...



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


The First Minister (Nicola Sturgeon)

Yes, I very strongly share that concern. It is one of the very many concerns that I have about the UK Government’s bill, which will undermine this Parliament’s ability to legislate for and i...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
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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Not VotedCarried
S5M-22780: Prioritising Education Over Independence (Jamie Greene)
Meeting Date: 23/09/2020
Result - For: 64, Against: 35 Abstain: 21
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-22800: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 23/09/2020
Result - For: 114, Against: 1 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-22803: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 23/09/2020
Result - For: 108, Against: 6 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-22731.2: Employment Support (Maurice Golden)
Meeting Date: 17/09/2020
Result - For: 29, Against: 88 Abstain: 0
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S5M-22731: Employment Support (Jamie Hepburn)
Meeting Date: 17/09/2020
Result - For: 89, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
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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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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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-22711: Sustainable Aviation Beyond COVID-19 (Colin Smyth)
Meeting Date: 16/09/2020
Result - For: 54, Against: 61 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated

Search for other Motions lodged by Nicola Sturgeon
EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Motion S5M-20875: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow Southside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/02/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20874: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow Southside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/02/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20615: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow Southside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27/01/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19529: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow Southside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 22/10/2019 Show Full Motion >>
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 >>
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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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