Tom Arthur MSP

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Finance and Constitution Committee 19 June 2020 [Draft] : 19 June 2020


Tom Arthur

As you have said, it seems to be inevitable that there will either be no deal or a low-deal Brexit that will be rushed together at the end of the year. I imagine ...



Finance and Constitution Committee 19 June 2020 [Draft] : 19 June 2020


Tom Arthur

There is something in the UK Government’s approach that is analogous to the—now infamous—consent decision mechanism that was introduced into the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018, which i...



Finance and Constitution Committee 19 June 2020 [Draft] : 19 June 2020


Tom Arthur (Renfrewshire South) (SNP)

My understanding is that implementation of international obligations that relate to the Fisheries Bill, which is going through the House of Commons at the moment,...



Social Security Committee 18 June 2020 [Draft] : 18 June 2020


Tom Arthur

My final question follows up on that. Would it be far easier for the Scottish Government to respond if those powers rested with the Scottish Parliament?

Social Security Committee 18 June 2020 [Draft] : 18 June 2020


Tom Arthur

Thank you, cabinet secretary. I appreciate that the next question will also be difficult to answer, given all the uncertainty.



Social Security Committee 18 June 2020 [Draft] : 18 June 2020


Tom Arthur

My question is about the job start payment. I appreciate, cabinet secretary that you said in your opening remarks that you are not able to give an exact date, and...



Social Security Committee 18 June 2020 [Draft] : 18 June 2020


Tom Arthur

Convener, I am conscious of the time, so I will stop there.



Social Security Committee 18 June 2020 [Draft] : 18 June 2020


Tom Arthur (Renfrewshire South) (SNP)

I have a very brief supplementary question. We are all coming to terms with the fact that there was a pre-Covid world and there will be a post-Covid world. Before Covid, any agency that deli...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 16 June 2020 [Draft] : 16 June 2020


Tom Arthur

I absolutely recognise that. That is inherent in the Government’s decision-making framework, which seeks to balance those harms. However, we must bear in mind tha...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 16 June 2020 [Draft] : 16 June 2020


Tom Arthur (Renfrewshire South) (SNP)

I want to pick up on Michelle Ballantyne’s remarks. To be honest, she made a point that will resonate with many of our constituents. People are genuinely anxious. They are worried. They are ...

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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ForCarried
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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ForCarried
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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ForCarried
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
Not VotedDefeated
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
Not VotedCarried
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
Not VotedDefeated
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
Not VotedDefeated
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
Not VotedDefeated
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
Not VotedCarried
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
Not VotedDefeated

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Motion S5M-22039: Tom Arthur, Renfrewshire South, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 15/06/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21948: Tom Arthur, Renfrewshire South, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 04/06/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20758: Tom Arthur, Renfrewshire South, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/02/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20002: Tom Arthur, Renfrewshire South, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/11/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19943: Tom Arthur, Renfrewshire South, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/11/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19754: Tom Arthur, Renfrewshire South, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 06/11/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19741: Tom Arthur, Renfrewshire South, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/11/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19268: Tom Arthur, Renfrewshire South, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/10/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19118: Tom Arthur, Renfrewshire South, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/09/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19080: Tom Arthur, Renfrewshire South, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 24/09/2019 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-30137: Tom Arthur, Renfrewshire South, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 22/06/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-29361: Tom Arthur, Renfrewshire South, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26/05/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-28670: Tom Arthur, Renfrewshire South, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23/04/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-04260: Tom Arthur, Renfrewshire South, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 02/03/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-04201: Tom Arthur, Renfrewshire South, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26/02/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-04154: Tom Arthur, Renfrewshire South, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11/02/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-27198: Tom Arthur, Renfrewshire South, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 30/01/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-04111: Tom Arthur, Renfrewshire South, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 29/01/2020 R Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-04065: Tom Arthur, Renfrewshire South, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 22/01/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-04032: Tom Arthur, Renfrewshire South, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 14/01/2020 Show Full Question >>

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