Rhoda Grant MSP

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Rhoda Grant MSP

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  • Member for: Highlands and Islands
  • Party: Scottish Labour

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Parliamentary Activities

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Meeting of the Parliament 21 February 2019 [Draft] : 21 February 2019


Rhoda Grant (Highlands and Islands) (Lab)

A woman in Caithness has bravely shared her experience of giving birth under the current maternity services provision there. She was pregnant with twins when she ...



Meeting of the Parliament 20 February 2019 [Draft] : 20 February 2019


Rhoda Grant

Ambulance crews in remote rural areas work their day shift hours and then cover the rest of the 24-hour period on an on-call basis.



Meeting of the Parliament 20 February 2019 [Draft] : 20 February 2019


8. Rhoda Grant (Highlands and Islands) (Lab)

To ask the Scottish Government for how many hours on-call ambulance drivers can safely work in addition to their day shift. (S5O-02886)



Meeting of the Parliament 06 February 2019 : 06 February 2019


Rhoda Grant (Highlands and Islands) (Lab)

Scottish farmed salmon enjoys an excellent international reputation for quality and we should never take that for granted. It is important that an industry with e...



Meeting of the Parliament 05 February 2019 : 05 February 2019


Rhoda Grant

I hope that the bill makes that the norm and that that is applied to adult vulnerable witnesses.



Meeting of the Parliament 05 February 2019 : 05 February 2019


Rhoda Grant (Highlands and Islands) (Lab)

I, like other speakers, welcome the bill. Anything that makes giving evidence easier for children and vulnerable witnesses has to be welcomed.



Meeting of the Parliament 05 February 2019 : 05 February 2019


Rhoda Grant (Highlands and Islands) (Lab)

I, too, thank the cabinet secretary for providing advance sight of his statement. There is nothing in it to disagree with, but there is very little detail on how ...



Meeting of the Parliament 23 January 2019 [Draft] : 23 January 2019


Rhoda Grant

Indyref 2 would give more uncertainty to Scotland. I move amendment S5...



Meeting of the Parliament 23 January 2019 [Draft] : 23 January 2019


Rhoda Grant

However, austerity handed down from the UK Government cannot explain the difference between the Scottish economy and the economy of the rest of the UK. Yes, there is the uncertainty of Brexi...



Meeting of the Parliament 23 January 2019 [Draft] : 23 January 2019


Rhoda Grant

Yes, I agree with that. However, there are also gaps in the support provided, and that is most likely to be felt by women.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-15907: Budget (Scotland) (No.3) Bill (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 21/02/2019
Result - For: 66, Against: 58 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-15879: Scottish Rate Resolution (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 19/02/2019
Result - For: 61, Against: 52 Abstain: 6
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AgainstCarried
S5M-15723: Establishment of a Committee (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 06/02/2019
Result - For: 92, Against: 19 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-15625.1: Budget (Scotland) (No.3) Bill (Murdo Fraser)
Meeting Date: 31/01/2019
Result - For: 30, Against: 96 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-15625: Budget (Scotland) (No.3) Bill (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 31/01/2019
Result - For: 67, Against: 58 Abstain: 1
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AgainstCarried
S5M-15607.1: Presumption to Mainstream (Iain Gray)
Meeting Date: 30/01/2019
Result - For: 27, Against: 92 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-15615.2: Tackling Antisocial Behaviour (Ash Denham)
Meeting Date: 30/01/2019
Result - For: 69, Against: 50 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-15609.2: A Connected Scotland, the Scottish Government’s Strategy for Tackling Social Isolation and Loneliness (Alex Rowley)
Meeting Date: 29/01/2019
Result - For: 23, Against: 84 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-15507.2: Supporting Entrepreneurship (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 23/01/2019
Result - For: 82, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-15514: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 23/01/2019
Result - For: 82, Against: 0 Abstain: 27
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ForCarried

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Motion S5M-15951: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 21/02/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15659: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 30/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15507.2: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 22/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15422: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 15/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15279.2: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 09/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15096.1: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 10/12/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14858: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 21/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14823: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 19/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14757: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 14/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14652: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 06/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5O-02886: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21386: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 01/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02878: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 30/01/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21276: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 28/01/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20998: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 15/01/2019 R Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20631: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5T-01369: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 29/11/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02651: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 27/11/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20076: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 21/11/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20047: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20/11/2018 Show Full Question >>

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