Richard Leonard MSP

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


Richard Leonard

Here is a fact: it is not just in Dundee where cuts to council funding are hitting children’s education. In SNP-run Clackmannanshire Council, the Scottish Governm...



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


Richard Leonard

The First Minister talks about providing more resources for Scotland’s councils, so let us examine what that will look like on the ground. Later today, Scottish N...



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


2. Richard Leonard (Central Scotland) (Lab)

Yesterday, school pupils across Argyll and Bute took to the streets to protest against cuts to local youth services. They understand the impact that £230 million of cuts to Scotland’s counci...



Meeting of the Parliament 19 February 2019 : 19 February 2019


Richard Leonard (Central Scotland) (Lab)

I draw members’ attention to my register of interests, particularly my membership of the trade union Unite.



Meeting of the Parliament 07 February 2019 : 07 February 2019


Richard Leonard

John Swinney talked about health and social care integration. We have also learned this week that Edinburgh health and social care partnership is facing more than...



Meeting of the Parliament 07 February 2019 : 07 February 2019


Richard Leonard

That was a response, but not an answer, to the question that I asked. In fact, the Scottish Government’s waiting time target of 95 per cent has not been met since...



Meeting of the Parliament 07 February 2019 : 07 February 2019


2. Richard Leonard (Central Scotland) (Lab)

Can the Deputy First Minister tell the chamber when the Scottish Government last met its A and E waiting times target?



Meeting of the Parliament 31 January 2019 [Draft] : 31 January 2019


Richard Leonard

The last time that I asked the First Minister about homelessness, she told me:



Meeting of the Parliament 31 January 2019 [Draft] : 31 January 2019


Richard Leonard

The facts, from the Government’s own figures, released this week, are that 1,178 households found themselves homeless in Scotland in the past year as a result of ...



Meeting of the Parliament 31 January 2019 [Draft] : 31 January 2019


Richard Leonard

The First Minister refers to a fund that is worth £50 million over five years, compared with a budget that cuts council funding by more than six times that in one...

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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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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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-15615.2: Tackling Antisocial Behaviour (Ash Denham)
Meeting Date: 30/01/2019
Result - For: 69, Against: 50 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
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-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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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Question S5F-03062: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 14/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-03038: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 31/01/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-03014: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 24/01/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-02990: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 21/01/2019 Show Full Question >>
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 >>

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