Richard Leonard MSP

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Meeting of the Parliament 27 June 2019 : 27 June 2019


Richard Leonard

That was an astonishing answer. The First ...



Meeting of the Parliament 27 June 2019 : 27 June 2019


Richard Leonard

Yes, we know that the cabinet secretary is happy to read out statements but not to take part in a debate, take interventions and have a vote. The answer to the qu...



Meeting of the Parliament 27 June 2019 : 27 June 2019


2. Richard Leonard (Central Scotland) (Lab)

To ask the First Minister how many Government debates there have been on education policy in the parliamentary year ending today.



Meeting of the Parliament 26 June 2019 : 26 June 2019


Richard Leonard (Central Scotland) (Lab)

The Industrial Communities Alliance said that the allocation of the funds within devolved nations should be a matter for devolved Governments. Will the minister share with us what the alloca...



Meeting of the Parliament 20 June 2019 : 20 June 2019


Richard Leonard

The First Minister is defending her Government’s decision to freeze the Scottish welfare fund, for which it has responsibility. ...



Meeting of the Parliament 20 June 2019 : 20 June 2019


Richard Leonard

The answer to the question that I asked is, “Not a penny more.” It was £33 million in 2013, and it is £33 million today.



Meeting of the Parliament 20 June 2019 : 20 June 2019


2. Richard Leonard (Central Scotland) (Lab)

In 2013, the First Minister said: “We set up the Scottish welfare fund ... to ...



Meeting of the Parliament 13 June 2019 : 13 June 2019


Richard Leonard

These are the facts: pensioner poverty is up; free TV licences are under attack; care and support needs are unmet; life expectancy is falling; and the promise to ...



Meeting of the Parliament 13 June 2019 : 13 June 2019


Richard Leonard

Our pensioners suffered another blow this week when the Scottish Government voted to slow down and water down its plan to end fuel poverty. Back in 2008, when add...



Meeting of the Parliament 13 June 2019 : 13 June 2019


2. Richard Leonard (Central Scotland) (Lab)

This week, our pensioners faced a direct attack on their living standards when the BBC announced its plans to scrap universally free television licences for the over-75s. The Scottish Pensio...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-17945: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 26/06/2019
Result - For: 83, Against: 26 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
SP Bill 27: Management of Offenders (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 4A
Meeting Date: 25/06/2019
Result - For: 26, Against: 84 Abstain: 0
Not VotedDefeated
SP Bill 27: Management of Offenders (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 4B
Meeting Date: 25/06/2019
Result - For: 27, Against: 85 Abstain: 0
Not VotedDefeated
SP Bill 27: Management of Offenders (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 4
Meeting Date: 25/06/2019
Result - For: 85, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
Not VotedCarried
SP Bill 27: Management of Offenders (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 144
Meeting Date: 25/06/2019
Result - For: 44, Against: 69 Abstain: 0
Not VotedDefeated
SPCB Election
Meeting Date: 25/06/2019
Result - For: 108, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
Not VotedCarried
SP Bill 27: Management of Offenders (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 61
Meeting Date: 25/06/2019
Result - For: 58, Against: 55 Abstain: 0
Not VotedCarried
SP Bill 27: Management of Offenders (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 104
Meeting Date: 25/06/2019
Result - For: 68, Against: 45 Abstain: 0
Not VotedCarried
SP Bill 27: Management of Offenders (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 105
Meeting Date: 25/06/2019
Result - For: 45, Against: 68 Abstain: 0
Not VotedDefeated
SP Bill 27: Management of Offenders (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 146
Meeting Date: 25/06/2019
Result - For: 44, Against: 69 Abstain: 0
Not VotedDefeated

Search for other Motions lodged by Richard Leonard
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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-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 >>
Question S5F-03386: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 30/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-03366: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 23/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-03346: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-03320: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 09/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-03303: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 02/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-03278: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 25/04/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-03256: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/04/2019 Show Full Question >>

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