Paul Wheelhouse MSP

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Paul Wheelhouse MSP

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  • Member for: South Scotland
  • Party: Scottish National Party

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Parliamentary Activities

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Meeting of the Parliament 11 June 2019 [Draft] : 11 June 2019


Paul Wheelhouse

I have highlighted a number of times that the roll-out in Scotland has been faster than the UK average. Starting from a lower base, we have caught up and are now ...



Meeting of the Parliament 11 June 2019 [Draft] : 11 June 2019


Paul Wheelhouse

The short answer is no—there is no such cap for the R100 programme. We are looking to spend £600 million through the initial R100 procurement, but we have always ...



Meeting of the Parliament 11 June 2019 [Draft] : 11 June 2019


Paul Wheelhouse

The point that Mr Mountain is trying to make is extremely unfair. In Highland alone, between January 2014 and February 2019, there has been an increase of 58.3 pe...



Meeting of the Parliament 11 June 2019 [Draft] : 11 June 2019


Paul Wheelhouse

That is an extremely important point. As Richard Lyle has said, the UK Government does not have a commitment to 100 per cent superfast coverage across the UK. Sco...



Meeting of the Parliament 11 June 2019 [Draft] : 11 June 2019


Paul Wheelhouse

Mr Carson wants me to direct my answer to delivery. Let us talk about delivery in Dumfries and Galloway. When the DSSB programme commenced, just 17 per cent of pr...



Meeting of the Parliament 11 June 2019 [Draft] : 11 June 2019


Paul Wheelhouse

Mr Carson, predictably, has gone for that line of attack. I need to remind Mr Carson—as I have reminded several Conservative MPs and MSPs who have written to me about broadband issues—that, ...



Meeting of the Parliament 11 June 2019 [Draft] : 11 June 2019


Paul Wheelhouse

Given the scale and complexity of the procurement, legally, financially and technically, w



Meeting of the Parliament 11 June 2019 [Draft] : 11 June 2019


Paul Wheelhouse

As I said in my original answer, as Mr Smyth would know if he had been listening, we will confirm that once we have a supplier, or suppliers, in place. That is pa...



Meeting of the Parliament 11 June 2019 [Draft] : 11 June 2019


The Minister for Energy, Connectivity and the Islands (Paul Wheelhouse)

As I outlined in my update to Parliament on Friday, the procurement is on-going and delivery timescales will be confirmed once we have a supplier, or suppliers, i...



Meeting of the Parliament 06 June 2019 [Draft] : 06 June 2019


Paul Wheelhouse

I recognise the challenge that Maureen Watt has set before the Government. As she is aware, the matter is reserved, but we are trying to use our resources to tack...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-17660: Restricted Roads (20 mph Speed Limit) (Scotland) Bill (Mark Ruskell)
Meeting Date: 13/06/2019
Result - For: 26, Against: 83 Abstain: 4
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-17645: Census (Amendment) (Scotland) Bill (Fiona Hyslop)
Meeting Date: 12/06/2019
Result - For: 115, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
SP Bill 37: Fuel Poverty (Target, Definition and Strategy) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 1A
Meeting Date: 06/06/2019
Result - For: 25, Against: 85 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 37: Fuel Poverty (Target, Definition and Strategy) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 78
Meeting Date: 06/06/2019
Result - For: 27, Against: 89 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 37: Fuel Poverty (Target, Definition and Strategy) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 77
Meeting Date: 06/06/2019
Result - For: 27, Against: 89 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 37: Fuel Poverty (Target, Definition and Strategy) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 6
Meeting Date: 06/06/2019
Result - For: 94, Against: 21 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 37: Fuel Poverty (Target, Definition and Strategy) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 7
Meeting Date: 06/06/2019
Result - For: 93, Against: 21 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 37: Fuel Poverty (Target, Definition and Strategy) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 8
Meeting Date: 06/06/2019
Result - For: 93, Against: 20 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 37: Fuel Poverty (Target, Definition and Strategy) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 9
Meeting Date: 06/06/2019
Result - For: 93, Against: 20 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 37: Fuel Poverty (Target, Definition and Strategy) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 10
Meeting Date: 06/06/2019
Result - For: 94, Against: 20 Abstain: 0
ForCarried

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Motion S5M-16387: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 15/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14720.3: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14520.4: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 30/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14103: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-08341: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23/10/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-08086: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/10/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-07660: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12/09/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05630: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16/05/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05623: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16/05/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05504: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 09/05/2017 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S4W-09164: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/08/2012 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-01238: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27/06/2012 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-01063: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16/05/2012 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-07134: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10/05/2012 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-07133: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10/05/2012 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-07135: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10/05/2012 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-01044: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 09/05/2012 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-07085: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 08/05/2012 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-07044: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 02/05/2012 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-07043: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 02/05/2012 Show Full Question >>

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