Richard Leonard MSP

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Meeting of the Parliament 24 March 2020 [Draft] : 24 March 2020


Richard Leonard (Central Scotland) (Lab)

I express the condolences of Scottish Labour to the families who have lost loved ones through Covid-19 in the last few days.



Meeting of the Parliament 19 March 2020 [Draft] : 19 March 2020


Richard Leonard

The cabinet secretary for health has confirmed that, no matter what precautions are taken, rising absence rates are expected during the next few weeks of the outb...



Meeting of the Parliament 19 March 2020 [Draft] : 19 March 2020


Richard Leonard

More supplies of personal protective equipment were delivered to ambulance stations across Scotland yesterday afternoon, but they were not the full-face protectio...



Meeting of the Parliament 19 March 2020 [Draft] : 19 March 2020


2. Richard Leonard (Central Scotland) (Lab)

First, I want to pay tribute to all our social care and national health service staff, who are working tirelessly under some of the most challenging conditions that we have ever faced. I am ...



Meeting of the Parliament 18 March 2020 [Draft] : 18 March 2020


Richard Leonard (Central Scotland) (Lab)

I, too, welcome the statement by the Cabinet Secretary for Economy, Fair Work and Culture and her recommitment to taking a cross-party approach, which Labour memb...



Meeting of the Parliament 17 March 2020 [Draft] : 17 March 2020


Richard Leonard (Central Scotland) (Lab)

I also thank the First Minister and the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Sport not only for their statements, but for their cross-party co-operative approach to t...



Meeting of the Parliament 12 March 2020 : 12 March 2020


Richard Leonard

I thank the First Minister for that commitment.



Meeting of the Parliament 12 March 2020 : 12 March 2020


Richard Leonard

Social care workers are the bedrock not only of our care services but of our communities, and we know, from the Scottish Government’s own fair work convention, that 83 per cent of that workf...



Meeting of the Parliament 12 March 2020 : 12 March 2020


2. Richard Leonard (Central Scotland) (Lab)

Presiding Officer, we know that older people and those with underlying health conditions are at the greatest risk from the spread of Covid-19. Many of us are rightly concerned about parents ...



Meeting of the Parliament 05 March 2020 [Draft] : 05 March 2020


Richard Leonard

We heard again this week that a business case is being made to the Scottish ministers to close half of our NHS laundries. Only four would be left to serve the who...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-21279: Female Genital Mutilation (Protection and Guidance) (Scotland) Bill (Christina McKelvie)
Meeting Date: 19/03/2020
Result - For: 84, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-21177.3: Expansion of Funded Childcare (Maree Todd)
Meeting Date: 11/03/2020
Result - For: 58, Against: 61 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-21177.1: Expansion of Funded Childcare (Mary Fee)
Meeting Date: 11/03/2020
Result - For: 61, Against: 58 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-21177: Expansion of Funded Childcare (Jamie Greene)
Meeting Date: 11/03/2020
Result - For: 61, Against: 58 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-21170: Local Government Finance (Scotland) Order 2020 [draft] (Ben Macpherson)
Meeting Date: 10/03/2020
Result - For: 88, Against: 23 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-21174: Scottish Biometrics Commissioner Bill (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 10/03/2020
Result - For: 110, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-21113: Budget (Scotland) (No.4) Bill (Kate Forbes)
Meeting Date: 05/03/2020
Result - For: 63, Against: 55 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-21090: Scottish Rate Resolution (Ben Macpherson)
Meeting Date: 04/03/2020
Result - For: 58, Against: 50 Abstain: 5
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AgainstCarried
S5M-21013.1: Budget (Scotland) (No.4) Bill (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 27/02/2020
Result - For: 29, Against: 90 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-21013: Budget (Scotland) (No.4) Bill (Kate Forbes)
Meeting Date: 27/02/2020
Result - For: 65, Against: 54 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried

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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 >>
Motion S5M-17000.2: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 23/04/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16257.1: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 11/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5F-04076: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 19/03/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-04054: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/03/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-04031: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/03/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-04004: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 27/02/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-03984: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20/02/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-27497: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/02/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-27496: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/02/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-27495: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/02/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-27494: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/02/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-27493: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/02/2020 Show Full Question >>

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