Richard Lochhead MSP

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Richard Lochhead MSP

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  • Member for: Moray
  • Region: Highlands and Islands
  • Party: Scottish National Party

Richard is a member of the following Committees:

Richard is a member of the following Cross-Party Groups:

Parliamentary Activities

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Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 09 July 2020 [Draft] : 09 July 2020


Richard Lochhead

I assure the Parliament that the Scottish Funding Council is working closely with all our colleges and universities to ensure that they survive and get through th...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 09 July 2020 [Draft] : 09 July 2020


Richard Lochhead

Colleges and universities are likely to play a role in the jobs guarantee scheme, but it is early days, as we have just had the ...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 09 July 2020 [Draft] : 09 July 2020


Richard Lochhead

As Bob Doris will know, as we move forward towards economic recovery, the Benny Higgins report and other reports have said that institutions across further and hi...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 09 July 2020 [Draft] : 09 July 2020


Richard Lochhead

That important point has featured in all our conversations with the sector throughout the Covid-19 crisis during this remarkable shift to online learning. Many in...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 09 July 2020 [Draft] : 09 July 2020


Richard Lochhead

Liz Smith is quoting figures from Universities Scotland, but she might also want to look at the financial situations that some colleges and universities in Englan...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 09 July 2020 [Draft] : 09 July 2020


Richard Lochhead

As Mark Ruskell will know, our colleges and universities have a responsibility to cut their cloth, ensure that their books balance and run their institutions with...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 09 July 2020 [Draft] : 09 July 2020


Richard Lochhead

I hope that Kenny Gibson agrees that the presence of European students on Scottish campuses has been very much valued over many years. One of the reasons for Scot...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 09 July 2020 [Draft] : 09 July 2020


Richard Lochhead

I expect all institutions in Scotland to be sensitive to the financial situation that existing and prospective students face at the current time.



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 09 July 2020 [Draft] : 09 July 2020


Richard Lochhead

I thank Keith Brown for mentioning the University of Stirling, for which I have a soft spot for the reason that he gave—as do other members who are in the chamber. I take the opportunity to ...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 09 July 2020 [Draft] : 09 July 2020


Richard Lochhead

That is a good question from Jamie Halcro Johnston. There is no doubt that our colleges, in particular, will have a big role to play in taking forward some of the...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-22119.3: Advisory Group on Economic Recovery Recommendations (Andy Wightman)
Meeting Date: 23/06/2020
Result - For: 52, Against: 12 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-22119: Advisory Group on Economic Recovery Recommendations (Fiona Hyslop)
Meeting Date: 23/06/2020
Result - For: 52, Against: 12 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-22115: Civil Partnership (Scotland) Bill (Shirley-Anne Somerville)
Meeting Date: 23/06/2020
Result - For: 64, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 33
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 22, Against: 56 Abstain: 1
AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 35
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 42, Against: 38 Abstain: 0
AgainstCarried
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 36
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 21, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 37
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 21, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 38
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 21, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 39
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 61, Against: 19 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 40
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 21, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated

Search for other Motions lodged by Richard Lochhead
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Motion S5M-20027: Richard Lochhead, Moray, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/11/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18767: Richard Lochhead, Moray, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 09/09/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16407.4: Richard Lochhead, Moray, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14638: Richard Lochhead, Moray, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14432: Richard Lochhead, Moray, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13695: Richard Lochhead, Moray, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 30/08/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13686: Richard Lochhead, Moray, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 30/08/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13687: Richard Lochhead, Moray, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 30/08/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13654: Richard Lochhead, Moray, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28/08/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13612: Richard Lochhead, Moray, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23/08/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-18462: Richard Lochhead, Moray, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28/08/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18126: Richard Lochhead, Moray, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 08/08/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18123: Richard Lochhead, Moray, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 08/08/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18124: Richard Lochhead, Moray, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 08/08/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18039: Richard Lochhead, Moray, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 06/08/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17960: Richard Lochhead, Moray, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 31/07/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17957: Richard Lochhead, Moray, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 31/07/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17956: Richard Lochhead, Moray, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 31/07/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17959: Richard Lochhead, Moray, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 31/07/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17958: Richard Lochhead, Moray, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 31/07/2018 Show Full Question >>

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