Richard Leonard MSP

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Meeting of the Parliament 10 October 2019 [Draft] : 10 October 2019


Richard Leonard

It is such an important issue. Dr Veronikis offered those women the first glimpse of hope that they might get their lives back. The fact is that the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Sport lo...



Meeting of the Parliament 10 October 2019 [Draft] : 10 October 2019


Richard Leonard

There was indeed cross-party support for the moratorium and this week’s figures are welcome.



Meeting of the Parliament 10 October 2019 [Draft] : 10 October 2019


2. Richard Leonard (Central Scotland) (Lab)

I remind the First Minister that the mesh-injured women have suffered years of pain and injustices, so when she meets them, will she apologise to them? One woman who contacted us spoke of ha...



Meeting of the Parliament 03 October 2019 [Draft] : 03 October 2019


Richard Leonard

Let us remember why the independent inquiry is taking place. It is three years since David Ramsay died by suicide, and too many other families have lost their loved ones. Just yesterday, Dav...



Meeting of the Parliament 03 October 2019 [Draft] : 03 October 2019


Richard Leonard

In his interim report, Dr Strang made only one recommendation. He said that proposals to centralise mental health services in Dundee should not be considered before



Meeting of the Parliament 03 October 2019 [Draft] : 03 October 2019


2. Richard Leonard (Central Scotland) (Lab)

In May, Dr David Strang published the interim report on his independent inquiry into mental health services in NHS Tayside. What has been done to implement his recommendations?



Meeting of the Parliament 26 September 2019 [Draft] : 26 September 2019


Richard Leonard (Central Scotland) (Lab)

In this afternoon’s debate, the Scottish Labour Party is making the case for the active state, the innovative state and the developmental state. That is our guiding principle; that is our ca...



Meeting of the Parliament 26 September 2019 [Draft] : 26 September 2019


Richard Leonard

Let me try again with what the Electoral Commission said. It is clear that the question needs to be tested



Meeting of the Parliament 26 September 2019 [Draft] : 26 September 2019


Richard Leonard

The people of Scotland chose their future five years ago. [Interruption.]



Meeting of the Parliament 26 September 2019 [Draft] : 26 September 2019


Richard Leonard

It is not just politicians who are saying this. “Clear, transparent and neutral” is not my expression; it is the considered view of Dame Sue Bruce, the electoral commissioner for Scotland. S...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-19287.1: Supporting Innovation (Alexander Burnett)
Meeting Date: 08/10/2019
Result - For: 49, Against: 58 Abstain: 0
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S5M-19287.2: Supporting Innovation (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 08/10/2019
Result - For: 49, Against: 52 Abstain: 6
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SP Bill 38: Children (Equal Protection from Assault) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 2
Meeting Date: 03/10/2019
Result - For: 47, Against: 64 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 38: Children (Equal Protection from Assault) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 3
Meeting Date: 03/10/2019
Result - For: 47, Against: 63 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 38: Children (Equal Protection from Assault) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 1
Meeting Date: 03/10/2019
Result - For: 47, Against: 63 Abstain: 0
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S5M-18623: Children (Equal Protection from Assault) (Scotland) Bill (John Finnie)
Meeting Date: 03/10/2019
Result - For: 84, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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S5M-19193.1: Give Them Time Campaign (Maree Todd)
Meeting Date: 02/10/2019
Result - For: 57, Against: 60 Abstain: 0
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S5M-19190.2: Don't Extend the ScotRail Franchise (Michael Matheson)
Meeting Date: 02/10/2019
Result - For: 57, Against: 60 Abstain: 0
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S5M-19190.1: Don't Extend the ScotRail Franchise (Jamie Greene)
Meeting Date: 02/10/2019
Result - For: 28, Against: 89 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-19190: Don't Extend the ScotRail Franchise (Colin Smyth)
Meeting Date: 02/10/2019
Result - For: 32, Against: 85 Abstain: 0
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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 >>
Motion S5M-12842: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 15/06/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5F-03626: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 03/10/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-03596: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 26/09/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-03571: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 19/09/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-03543: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/09/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-03518: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/09/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-25068: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 02/09/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-03486: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 29/08/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-03461: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20/06/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-03442: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/06/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-03413: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 06/06/2019 Show Full Question >>

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