Richard Leonard MSP

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


Richard Leonard

Students were told that they could return safely to universities and the communal living that goes with that; and we have all been told that test and protect is w...



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


Richard Leonard

This situation was predicted, as was the spike in demand for testing before the schools returned. The First Minister keeps saying that test and protect is working...



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


2. Richard Leonard (Central Scotland) (Lab)

There are multiple Covid-19 clusters in universities across Scotland, hundreds of students self-isolating, students waiting for tests and front-line university staff at risk of catching and ...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 22 September 2020 [Draft] : 22 September 2020


Richard Leonard (Central Scotland) (Lab)

I thank the First Minister for advance sight of her statement. I begin by restating that Labour wants the Government to succeed in containing the virus and saving...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 17 September 2020 [Draft] : 17 September 2020


Richard Leonard

I wonder whether, as part of her consideration, the First Minister could think of this: at the weekend, a survey of home care workers and Unison members revealed ...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 17 September 2020 [Draft] : 17 September 2020


Richard Leonard

I will certainly pass on the information, because there is concern that the relevant trade union has not been involved in drawing up any of the guidance, that the...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 17 September 2020 [Draft] : 17 September 2020


2. Richard Leonard (Central Scotland) (Lab)

I have been asked by workers in residential children’s units in Glasgow to raise their concerns with the First Minister. They have been told to self-isolate at home because they have had clo...



Meeting of the Parliament 10 September 2020 [Draft] : 10 September 2020


Richard Leonard

Let me come on to child and adolescent mental health services, because those are central to my question. The Scottish Children’s Services Coalition also warned la...



Meeting of the Parliament 10 September 2020 [Draft] : 10 September 2020


Richard Leonard

I thank the First Minister for that answer, although I reflect that the actual number of tests carried out yesterday—or the day before and reported yesterday—is still 50,000 below the target...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 02 September 2020 [Draft] : 02 September 2020


Richard Leonard (Central Scotland) (Lab)

On a point of order, Presiding Officer. During First Minister’s questions this afternoon, in an answer to a question from Alasdair Allan, the First Minister provi...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-22845: The Social Security Administration and Tribunal Membership (Scotland) Bill (Shirley-Anne Somerville)
Meeting Date: 29/09/2020
Result - For: 109, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-22780.3: Prioritising Education Over Independence (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 23/09/2020
Result - For: 65, Against: 55 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-22780: Prioritising Education Over Independence (Jamie Greene)
Meeting Date: 23/09/2020
Result - For: 64, Against: 35 Abstain: 21
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AbstainCarried
S5M-22800: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 23/09/2020
Result - For: 114, Against: 1 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-22803: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 23/09/2020
Result - For: 108, Against: 6 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-22731.2: Employment Support (Maurice Golden)
Meeting Date: 17/09/2020
Result - For: 29, Against: 88 Abstain: 0
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S5M-22731: Employment Support (Jamie Hepburn)
Meeting Date: 17/09/2020
Result - For: 89, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-22711.3: Sustainable Aviation Beyond COVID-19 (Michael Matheson)
Meeting Date: 16/09/2020
Result - For: 54, Against: 60 Abstain: 0
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S5M-22711.1: Sustainable Aviation Beyond COVID-19 (Graham Simpson)
Meeting Date: 16/09/2020
Result - For: 29, Against: 86 Abstain: 0
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S5M-22711.2: Sustainable Aviation Beyond COVID-19 (Patrick Harvie)
Meeting Date: 16/09/2020
Result - For: 6, Against: 109 Abstain: 0
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Motion S5M-22872: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 29/09/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22467: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/08/2020 R Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22396.2: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 11/08/2020 Show Full Motion >>
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 >>
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Question S5F-04422: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 24/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-04400: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-04377: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 11/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-04351: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 03/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-04329: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 27/08/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-04303: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 21/08/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31301: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 19/08/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31307: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 19/08/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31304: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 19/08/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31306: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 19/08/2020 Show Full Question >>

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