Richard Leonard MSP

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Meeting of the Parliament 04 April 2019 [Draft] : 04 April 2019


Richard Leonard

Let me turn to something else that is extremely serious. The Cabinet Secretary for Finance, Economy and Fair Work said that Brexit would represent



Meeting of the Parliament 04 April 2019 [Draft] : 04 April 2019


Richard Leonard

I welcome the First Minister’s co-operative tone.



Meeting of the Parliament 04 April 2019 [Draft] : 04 April 2019


2. Richard Leonard (Central Scotland) (Lab)

Yesterday afternoon, the First Minister announced that she does not believe that the Prime Minister is ready to “give ground” on a Brexit deal. The Labour Party continues to vehemently oppos...



Meeting of the Parliament 28 March 2019 [Draft] : 28 March 2019


Richard Leonard

This morning’s figures show that 10,000 more children in Scotland are living in poverty. That means that almost a quarter of a million children in Scotland are li...



Meeting of the Parliament 28 March 2019 [Draft] : 28 March 2019


Richard Leonard

The First Minister and I may differ on some things, but we share some frustrations about the Brexit process, not least in how it is detracting from all the other issues that really matter to...



Meeting of the Parliament 28 March 2019 [Draft] : 28 March 2019


Richard Leonard

That is constitutional politics. [Interruption



Meeting of the Parliament 28 March 2019 [Draft] : 28 March 2019


Richard Leonard

The First Minister was teaming up with some interesting people at the weekend, I noticed. [



Meeting of the Parliament 28 March 2019 [Draft] : 28 March 2019


2. Richard Leonard (Central Scotland) (Lab)

The Prime Minister’s answer to Commons gridlock and Brexit meltdown is to offer to resign—again. While MPs cannot make a decision, too many people in the real world have no choice, day in an...



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


Richard Leonard

I should also make it clear that the problem is not unique to one hospital: it is replicated right across the NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde area. There are fewer ...



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


Richard Leonard

This week, the Parliament’s Health and Sport Committee, following the tragic events at the Queen Elizabeth university hospital, ...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-16554.4: Revoking Article 50 (Fiona Hyslop)
Meeting Date: 27/03/2019
Result - For: 89, Against: 28 Abstain: 1
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S5M-16554.1: Revoking Article 50 (Adam Tomkins)
Meeting Date: 27/03/2019
Result - For: 28, Against: 89 Abstain: 1
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S5M-16554.3: Revoking Article 50 (Neil Findlay)
Meeting Date: 27/03/2019
Result - For: 84, Against: 33 Abstain: 1
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S5M-16554: Revoking Article 50 (Patrick Harvie)
Meeting Date: 27/03/2019
Result - For: 89, Against: 28 Abstain: 1
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S5M-16555.1: Climate Emergency (Maurice Golden)
Meeting Date: 27/03/2019
Result - For: 28, Against: 90 Abstain: 0
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S5M-16555.4: Climate Emergency (Roseanna Cunningham)
Meeting Date: 27/03/2019
Result - For: 58, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
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S5M-16555.3: Climate Emergency (Claudia Beamish)
Meeting Date: 27/03/2019
Result - For: 22, Against: 96 Abstain: 0
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S5M-16555: Climate Emergency (Mark Ruskell)
Meeting Date: 27/03/2019
Result - For: 6, Against: 111 Abstain: 0
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S5M-16445.3: Land Reform in Scotland, Delivering for Now and the Future (Claudia Beamish)
Meeting Date: 21/03/2019
Result - For: 83, Against: 32 Abstain: 0
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S5M-16445.2: Land Reform in Scotland, Delivering for Now and the Future (Andy Wightman)
Meeting Date: 21/03/2019
Result - For: 32, Against: 83 Abstain: 0
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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
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 >>
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 >>
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Question S5F-03233: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 29/03/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-03203: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 22/03/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-03173: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/03/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-03144: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 07/03/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-03116: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 01/03/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-03086: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 22/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
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 >>

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