Richard Leonard MSP

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Meeting of the Parliament 16 January 2019 [Draft] : 16 January 2019


Richard Leonard

Here is another radical idea: all workers should be given a statutory preferential right to buy the enterprise that they work for when it is put up for sale or fa...



Meeting of the Parliament 16 January 2019 [Draft] : 16 January 2019


Richard Leonard

The member should look at the growth commission report. It is a recipe for neoliberalism and further austerity.



Meeting of the Parliament 16 January 2019 [Draft] : 16 January 2019


Richard Leonard

No.



Meeting of the Parliament 16 January 2019 [Draft] : 16 January 2019


Richard Leonard (Central Scotland) (Lab)

In recent weeks, we have witnessed again the unacceptable face of capitalism, from Kaiam Europe Ltd in West Lothian to Healthcare Environmental Services Ltd in No...



Meeting of the Parliament 10 January 2019 : 10 January 2019


Richard Leonard

On Tuesday, the First Minister invited us to judge her decision to hold a series of meetings and discussions with Alex Salmond about the cases. That was a grave e...



Meeting of the Parliament 10 January 2019 : 10 January 2019


Richard Leonard

Presiding Officer, “If Ministers meet external org...



Meeting of the Parliament 10 January 2019 : 10 January 2019


2. Richard Leonard (Central Scotland) (Lab)

I hope that all of us in the chamber remember that at the centre of this week’s court case are two courageous women who put their faith in a system that has let them down badly. We owe them ...



Meeting of the Parliament 09 January 2019 [Draft] : 09 January 2019


Richard Leonard

I am not calling for the displacement of industry; I am calling for a broader approach that includes the trade unions but is Government led because, in the end, i...



Meeting of the Parliament 09 January 2019 [Draft] : 09 January 2019


Richard Leonard

The difference between the forums that we have set out and existing groups is that there would be much more involvement from trade unions, which currently do not ...



Meeting of the Parliament 09 January 2019 [Draft] : 09 January 2019


Richard Leonard (Central Scotland) (Lab)

I am pleased to open the debate on behalf of the Scottish Labour Party. There is little doubt about the vast economic contribution that the life sciences industry makes to the Scottish econo...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-15390.3: Scotland’s Future Economy (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 16/01/2019
Result - For: 70, Against: 47 Abstain: 0
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S5M-15390.1: Scotland’s Future Economy (Dean Lockhart)
Meeting Date: 16/01/2019
Result - For: 28, Against: 88 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-15390: Scotland’s Future Economy (Richard Leonard)
Meeting Date: 16/01/2019
Result - For: 70, Against: 47 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-15380.3: Securing a Just Transition to a Carbon-neutral Economy (Claudia Beamish)
Meeting Date: 15/01/2019
Result - For: 85, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-15380.1: Securing a Just Transition to a Carbon-neutral Economy (Mark Ruskell)
Meeting Date: 15/01/2019
Result - For: 6, Against: 107 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-15380: Securing a Just Transition to a Carbon-neutral Economy (Roseanna Cunningham)
Meeting Date: 15/01/2019
Result - For: 86, Against: 0 Abstain: 28
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ForCarried
S5M-15279.3: Future Rural Policy and Support in Scotland (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 10/01/2019
Result - For: 27, Against: 89 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-15279.2: Future Rural Policy and Support in Scotland (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 10/01/2019
Result - For: 51, Against: 65 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-15279.1: Future Rural Policy and Support in Scotland (Mark Ruskell)
Meeting Date: 10/01/2019
Result - For: 24, Against: 92 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-15279: Future Rural Policy and Support in Scotland (Fergus Ewing)
Meeting Date: 10/01/2019
Result - For: 83, Against: 27 Abstain: 6
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ForCarried

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Motion S5M-15390: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 14/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15261.2: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 08/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14405: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 22/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12842: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 15/06/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-10285.1: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/02/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-09513.2: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/12/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-09367: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 04/12/2017 R Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-07165: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/08/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05630.2: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/05/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05404: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 28/04/2017 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5F-02963: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 14/01/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-02927: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 04/01/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-02892: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 13/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-02868: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 06/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-02848: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 03/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-02823: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 26/11/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-02794: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 15/11/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-02771: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 08/11/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-02744: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 01/11/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-02722: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 29/10/2018 Show Full Question >>

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