Richard Leonard MSP

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Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 09 July 2020 [Draft] : 09 July 2020


Richard Leonard

Let me turn to another aspect of jobs, referring to yesterday’s statement by the Chancellor of the Exchequer, who announced the UK Government’s new kick-start job...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 09 July 2020 [Draft] : 09 July 2020


Richard Leonard

Tam Mitchell also said to me that he had been told officially by the company that maintenance, repair and overhaul—MRO—is not even on the agenda of the working group’s meetings, because the ...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 09 July 2020 [Draft] : 09 July 2020


Richard Leonard (Central Scotland) (Lab)

I thank the First Minister for advance sight of her statement, and I remind members of my entry in the register of members’ interests.



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


Richard Leonard

I have the clinical guidance with me. It says: “It...



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


Richard Leonard

The First Minister mentioned Government advice. One of the issues that the Scottish Human Rights Commission raised back in April was that, despite what the First ...



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


2. Richard Leonard (Central Scotland) (Lab)

I thank the First Minister for advance sight of her statement. We all ...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 23 June 2020 [Draft] : 23 June 2020


Richard Leonard

I have said on a number of occasions that I am in favour of the devolution of employment law, not least in the context of Brexit, when we will see a transfer of p...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 23 June 2020 [Draft] : 23 June 2020


Richard Leonard (Central Scotland) (Lab)

I welcome many of the recommendations in the advisory group’s report. The analysis that young people are more likely to be on insecure contracts, in low-paid work...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 18 June 2020 : 18 June 2020


Richard Leonard

I turn finally to the subject that has preoccupied lots of people this week. Parents across Scotland have shared their anger over the past few days about a lack o...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 18 June 2020 : 18 June 2020


Richard Leonard

I understand the First Minister’s caution, but it needs to be underpinned by the resources going into not just testing capacity but testing being carried out, esp...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-22119.3: Advisory Group on Economic Recovery Recommendations (Andy Wightman)
Meeting Date: 23/06/2020
Result - For: 52, Against: 12 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-22119: Advisory Group on Economic Recovery Recommendations (Fiona Hyslop)
Meeting Date: 23/06/2020
Result - For: 52, Against: 12 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-22115: Civil Partnership (Scotland) Bill (Shirley-Anne Somerville)
Meeting Date: 23/06/2020
Result - For: 64, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 33
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 22, Against: 56 Abstain: 1
ForDefeated
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 35
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 42, Against: 38 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 36
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 21, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 37
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 21, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 38
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 21, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 39
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 61, Against: 19 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 40
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 21, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated

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Motion S5M-22119.4: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 22/06/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21779: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/05/2020 R Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21270: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16/03/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20885: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/02/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20615.3: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 28/01/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19939: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/11/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17504.4: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 03/06/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17483: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 30/05/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17425: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 28/05/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17251: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 10/05/2019 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-30346: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 30/06/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-30347: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 30/06/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-04242: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/06/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-04218: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 11/06/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-04192: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 04/06/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-04169: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 28/05/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-04149: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 21/05/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-04128: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 14/05/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-04101: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 10/05/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-04096: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 04/05/2020 Show Full Question >>

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