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) 23 September 2020 [Draft] : 23 September 2020


Richard Lochhead

As Jackie Baillie said, last night’s members’ business debate highlighted the importance that members across the chamber attach to the valuable role that is playe...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 23 September 2020 [Draft] : 23 September 2020


The Minister for Further Education, Higher Education and Science (Richard Lochhead)

Since the initial closure of schools, the Scottish Government has worked closely with the Scottish Advisory Panel for Outdoor Education to support the appropriate...



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


Richard Lochhead

As the member is aware, outdoor centres operate under a number of different models. Some are run by local authorities, some are third sector, some are private and...



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


Richard Lochhead

I will take that on board, and I am coming to some of the steps that we could take.



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


The Minister for Further Education, Higher Education and Science (Richard Lochhead)

Thank you for that prompt, Presiding Officer.



Education and Skills Committee 02 September 2020 [Draft] : 02 September 2020


Richard Lochhead

It is fair to say that there are concerns about a decline in the number of EU students. There has been a limited decline of 5 per cent in the number this year. Th...



Education and Skills Committee 02 September 2020 [Draft] : 02 September 2020


Richard Lochhead

That is a very important point. I, too, am concerned about that, but I have heard a lot of good feedback from our universities about what they are doing to suppor...



Education and Skills Committee 02 September 2020 [Draft] : 02 September 2020


Richard Lochhead

Yes, there is a strategy, and I am happy to write to the committee about it. There are, in essence, two or three legs to the strategy. First, there are targets fo...



Education and Skills Committee 02 September 2020 [Draft] : 02 September 2020


Richard Lochhead

I can come back to the committee on that. The key point is that we are taking the extra places in the controlled subjects. From the feedback from universities, we estimate that an extra 160 ...



Education and Skills Committee 02 September 2020 [Draft] : 02 September 2020


Richard Lochhead

The caps have been lifted, but there are various controlled-number categories. I assume that all the caps have been lifted.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
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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S5M-22780: Prioritising Education Over Independence (Jamie Greene)
Meeting Date: 23/09/2020
Result - For: 64, Against: 35 Abstain: 21
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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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S5M-22731.2: Employment Support (Maurice Golden)
Meeting Date: 17/09/2020
Result - For: 29, Against: 88 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-22731: Employment Support (Jamie Hepburn)
Meeting Date: 17/09/2020
Result - For: 89, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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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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S5M-22711: Sustainable Aviation Beyond COVID-19 (Colin Smyth)
Meeting Date: 16/09/2020
Result - For: 54, Against: 61 Abstain: 0
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Motion S5M-22552: Richard Lochhead, Moray, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26/08/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22291: Richard Lochhead, Moray, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/07/2020 Show Full Motion >>
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 >>
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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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