Sarah Boyack MSP

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Meeting of the Parliament 20 February 2020 [Draft] : 20 February 2020


Sarah Boyack

On the environment, will the Scottish Government continue to use EU standards—for example, in relation to food standards and procurement—as a benchmark to drive c...



Meeting of the Parliament 20 February 2020 [Draft] : 20 February 2020


7. Sarah Boyack (Lothian) (Lab)

To ask the Scottish Government what steps it is taking to ensure that European Union powers that related to devolved matters are devolved to the Scottish Parliament. (S5O-04143)



Local Government and Communities Committee 19 February 2020 [Draft] : 19 February 2020


Sarah Boyack

I just wanted to flag up that comment, which was such a stark one. It feels like the issue really needs to be picked up by a raft of ministers and then COSLA.

Local Government and Communities Committee 19 February 2020 [Draft] : 19 February 2020


Sarah Boyack

There is a very big leadership issue. The Transport (Scotland) Act 2019 has a provision that allows local authorities to have their own bus services. The disconne...



Local Government and Communities Committee 19 February 2020 [Draft] : 19 February 2020


Sarah Boyack

We were given a stark warning that “Actions at a local level ... ar...



Local Government and Communities Committee 19 February 2020 [Draft] : 19 February 2020


Sarah Boyack

No; the comment was about the complexity of the process and match funding, and heat was used as an exemplar. I think that it was thinking about other centrally directed funds, about the proc...



Local Government and Communities Committee 19 February 2020 [Draft] : 19 February 2020


Sarah Boyack

I follow up a climate change question that I asked of COSLA, CIPFA and the directors of finance in the earlier part of the meeting. I focused on some of the new funding that the cabinet secr...



Local Government and Communities Committee 19 February 2020 [Draft] : 19 February 2020


Sarah Boyack

That goes back to the convener’s first question about cuts. Cuts are being considered in the council areas and region that I represent in relation to music tuitio...



Local Government and Communities Committee 19 February 2020 [Draft] : 19 February 2020


Sarah Boyack

My follow-up question is about cuts to non-core investment in things such as libraries, sport, community facilities and environmental health, which are all examples of the preventative inves...



Local Government and Communities Committee 19 February 2020 [Draft] : 19 February 2020


Sarah Boyack

It would be useful to have those written responses because, when the issues came up in the previous evidence session, Councillor Macgregor said that she thought t...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-20882.3: Standing up for NHS Staff and Patients (Jeane Freeman)
Meeting Date: 19/02/2020
Result - For: 59, Against: 61 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-20882.1: Standing up for NHS Staff and Patients (Miles Briggs)
Meeting Date: 19/02/2020
Result - For: 120, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-20882: Standing up for NHS Staff and Patients (Monica Lennon)
Meeting Date: 19/02/2020
Result - For: 62, Against: 58 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-20716.4: No Case for Tax Increases or Further Cuts to Public Spending (Kate Forbes)
Meeting Date: 05/02/2020
Result - For: 58, Against: 57 Abstain: 1
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AgainstCarried
S5M-20716: No Case for Tax Increases or Further Cuts to Public Spending (Murdo Fraser)
Meeting Date: 05/02/2020
Result - For: 58, Against: 38 Abstain: 20
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AbstainCarried
S5M-20705: Non-Domestic Rates (Scotland) Bill (Kate Forbes)
Meeting Date: 05/02/2020
Result - For: 78, Against: 32 Abstain: 6
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ForCarried
SP Bill 44: Non-Domestic Rates (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 32
Meeting Date: 04/02/2020
Result - For: 87, Against: 25 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 44: Non-Domestic Rates (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 33
Meeting Date: 04/02/2020
Result - For: 88, Against: 26 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 44: Non-Domestic Rates (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 34
Meeting Date: 04/02/2020
Result - For: 88, Against: 26 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 44: Non-Domestic Rates (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 35
Meeting Date: 04/02/2020
Result - For: 104, Against: 8 Abstain: 0
ForCarried

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Motion S5M-20528: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20/01/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19911: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 15/11/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19827: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/11/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19498: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 21/10/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-16017: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 22/03/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15844.2: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 08/03/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15805: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 02/03/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15656: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 13/02/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15410: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 22/01/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-14919: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20/11/2015 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-27561: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 21/02/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-27491: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/02/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-27489: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/02/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-27490: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/02/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-27427: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/02/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-04143: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/02/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-04044: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 15/01/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26963: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 14/01/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26961: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 14/01/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26960: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 14/01/2020 Show Full Question >>

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