Shirley-Anne Somerville MSP

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Shirley-Anne Somerville

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  • Member for: Dunfermline
  • Region: Mid Scotland and Fife
  • Party: Scottish National Party

Shirley-Anne is a member of the following Committees:

Shirley-Anne is a member of the following Cross-Party Groups:

Parliamentary Activities

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Meeting of the Parliament 15 January 2020 [Draft] : 15 January 2020


The Cabinet Secretary for Social Security and Older People (Shirley-Anne Somerville)

The regulations, as drafted, are proportionate and necessary. They will allow information gathering to differentiate, in the most efficient way possible, between people who make genuine erro...



Meeting of the Parliament 08 January 2020 [Draft] : 08 January 2020


Shirley-Anne Somerville

We will certainly be happy to look at that when we review the Scottish child payment. I simply say to Mr Johnson that the speed of introduction of the Scottish ch...



Meeting of the Parliament 08 January 2020 [Draft] : 08 January 2020


The Cabinet Secretary for Social Security and Older People (Shirley-Anne Somerville)

As stated in my written answer to Mark Griffin on 19 December, the Scottish child payment regulations will include provisions to allow the Scottish ministers to m...



Meeting of the Parliament 08 January 2020 [Draft] : 08 January 2020


Shirley-Anne Somerville

Sandra White is quite right to point out that disabled people have been badly let down by the United Kingdom Government as a result of the introduction of the per...



Meeting of the Parliament 08 January 2020 [Draft] : 08 January 2020


Shirley-Anne Somerville

As I said in my original answer to Mr Lindhurst, I will make an announcement on the outcome of the accreditation process in due course. I am unable to provide the...



Meeting of the Parliament 08 January 2020 [Draft] : 08 January 2020


The Cabinet Secretary for Social Security and Older People (Shirley-Anne Somerville)

The Scottish Government published details of the accessible vehicles and equipment scheme on 4 September 2019 and will ensure that disabled people receive the sam...



Meeting of the Parliament 08 January 2020 [Draft] : 08 January 2020


Shirley-Anne Somerville

It is a sad fact that the UK Government is still pursuing policies that increase child poverty. As you know, Presiding Officer, Scotland is the only UK country to...



Meeting of the Parliament 08 January 2020 [Draft] : 08 January 2020


Shirley-Anne Somerville

We have focused £2 million of our £3.5 million fair food fund for 2019-20 on the school holidays. That funding, which is provided to third sector organisations an...



Meeting of the Parliament 08 January 2020 [Draft] : 08 January 2020


The Cabinet Secretary for Social Security and Older People (Shirley-Anne Somerville)

Last year, we invested £1.4 billion in support to low-income households across Scotland, including those in North Ayrshire, which includes £100 million to mitigat...



Meeting of the Parliament 08 January 2020 [Draft] : 08 January 2020


Shirley-Anne Somerville

That is indeed the case. Taken alongside the carers allowance, the carers allowance supplement, which, as I said to Monica Lennon, we introduced as the first work...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-20415.3: Education (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 15/01/2020
Result - For: 60, Against: 63 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-20415.2: Education (Iain Gray)
Meeting Date: 15/01/2020
Result - For: 63, Against: 60 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-20415: Education (Liz Smith)
Meeting Date: 15/01/2020
Result - For: 63, Against: 60 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-20448: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 15/01/2020
Result - For: 117, Against: 0 Abstain: 6
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ForCarried
S5M-20318.1: European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill (Adam Tomkins)
Meeting Date: 08/01/2020
Result - For: 29, Against: 92 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-20318: European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill (Michael Russell)
Meeting Date: 08/01/2020
Result - For: 92, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
SP Bill 46: Referendums (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 1
Meeting Date: 19/12/2019
Result - For: 54, Against: 67 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 46: Referendums (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 2
Meeting Date: 19/12/2019
Result - For: 55, Against: 66 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 46: Referendums (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 3
Meeting Date: 19/12/2019
Result - For: 54, Against: 67 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 46: Referendums (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 13
Meeting Date: 19/12/2019
Result - For: 56, Against: 68 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated

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Motion S5M-20206: Shirley-Anne Somerville, Dunfermline, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10/12/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19939.3: Shirley-Anne Somerville, Dunfermline, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/11/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19843: Shirley-Anne Somerville, Dunfermline, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12/11/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19577: Shirley-Anne Somerville, Dunfermline, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28/10/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18221: Shirley-Anne Somerville, Dunfermline, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12/07/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16012.3: Shirley-Anne Somerville, Dunfermline, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26/02/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15926: Shirley-Anne Somerville, Dunfermline, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20/02/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15629: Shirley-Anne Somerville, Dunfermline, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 29/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15627: Shirley-Anne Somerville, Dunfermline, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 29/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15626: Shirley-Anne Somerville, Dunfermline, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 29/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S3O-13323: Shirley-Anne Somerville, Lothians, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/03/2011 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-39851: Shirley-Anne Somerville, Lothians, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 24/02/2011 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-39781: Shirley-Anne Somerville, Lothians, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 22/02/2011 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-37554: Shirley-Anne Somerville, Lothians, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16/11/2010 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-33478: Shirley-Anne Somerville, Lothians, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 30/04/2010 Show Full Question >>
Question S3O-10348: Shirley-Anne Somerville, Lothians, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 29/04/2010 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-33305: Shirley-Anne Somerville, Lothians, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/04/2010 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-33304: Shirley-Anne Somerville, Lothians, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/04/2010 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-33306: Shirley-Anne Somerville, Lothians, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/04/2010 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-33307: Shirley-Anne Somerville, Lothians, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/04/2010 Show Full Question >>

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