Richard Leonard MSP

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Meeting of the Parliament 16 January 2020 [Draft] : 16 January 2020


Richard Leonard

I accept that that separation of powers exists, but it was the choice of the Scottish Government not to make FAIs mandatory in cases such as that which led to the death of Craig McClelland. ...



Meeting of the Parliament 16 January 2020 [Draft] : 16 January 2020


Richard Leonard

It is not only Allan Marshall’s family who have lost a loved one because of entirely preventable failures. The case of Craig McClelland has been raised with the F...



Meeting of the Parliament 16 January 2020 [Draft] : 16 January 2020


2. Richard Leonard (Central Scotland) (Lab)

Last year, the fatal accident inquiry into the death of Allan Marshall found that his death in custody was “entirely preventable”. A fortnight ago, we learned that Allan’s family are now pla...



Meeting of the Parliament 09 January 2020 [Draft] : 09 January 2020


Richard Leonard

Let us fix on responsibility. The Government is responsible for quadrupling the cuts to local government over the past 10 years. The claims of the Convention of S...



Meeting of the Parliament 09 January 2020 [Draft] : 09 January 2020


Richard Leonard

On 20 December 2019, just three days after serving the improvement notice on the Hamilton service, the Care Inspectorate issued a report on South Lanarkshire Council’s home care service for ...



Meeting of the Parliament 09 January 2020 [Draft] : 09 January 2020


2. Richard Leonard (Central Scotland) (Lab)

On 17 December 2019, the Care Inspectorate served an improvement notice on South Lanarkshire Council’s home care service for Hamilton, Larkhall and Blantyre. Inspectors found that the hard-w...



Meeting of the Parliament 19 December 2019 : 19 December 2019


Richard Leonard

But the Scottish Government is in charge of the licensing of the seabed for offshore wind. In 2012, the SNP reached an agreement with China. It spoke of Scotland ...



Meeting of the Parliament 19 December 2019 : 19 December 2019


Richard Leonard

This is about jobs. Jobs for the NnG offshore contract are going to Indonesia. If this morning’s reports are correct, jobs for the Seagreen offshore contract are going to China. Fabrication ...



Meeting of the Parliament 17 December 2019 [Draft] : 17 December 2019


Richard Leonard (Central Scotland) (Lab)

I will make two brief points. First, the Scottish Labour Party is happy to support the Scottish Government’s demands to have a seat at the table in the Brexit neg...



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


Richard Leonard

The Maryfield medical centre wrote to me last week, at the same time as it wrote to the First Minister. The truth is that genera...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-20415.3: Education (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 15/01/2020
Result - For: 60, Against: 63 Abstain: 0
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S5M-20415.2: Education (Iain Gray)
Meeting Date: 15/01/2020
Result - For: 63, Against: 60 Abstain: 0
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S5M-20415: Education (Liz Smith)
Meeting Date: 15/01/2020
Result - For: 63, Against: 60 Abstain: 0
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S5M-20448: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 15/01/2020
Result - For: 117, Against: 0 Abstain: 6
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S5M-20318.1: European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill (Adam Tomkins)
Meeting Date: 08/01/2020
Result - For: 29, Against: 92 Abstain: 0
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S5M-20318: European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill (Michael Russell)
Meeting Date: 08/01/2020
Result - For: 92, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 46: Referendums (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 1
Meeting Date: 19/12/2019
Result - For: 54, Against: 67 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 46: Referendums (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 2
Meeting Date: 19/12/2019
Result - For: 55, Against: 66 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 46: Referendums (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 3
Meeting Date: 19/12/2019
Result - For: 54, Against: 67 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 46: Referendums (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 13
Meeting Date: 19/12/2019
Result - For: 56, Against: 68 Abstain: 0
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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 >>
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 >>
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Question S5F-03846: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 09/01/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-03815: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 19/12/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-03796: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/12/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-03780: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/12/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-03758: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 28/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-03747: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 21/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-03727: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 14/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-03707: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 07/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-03684: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 31/10/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-03654: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 24/10/2019 Show Full Question >>

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