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Meeting of the Parliament 01 April 2020 [Draft] : 01 April 2020


Mark Ruskell (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Green)

At the moment, neighbours, carers, councils, charities and retailers are meeting the emergency food needs of many vulnerable people. However, as the First Ministe...



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 12 March 2020 [Draft] : 12 March 2020


Mark Ruskell

Will the Convention of Scottish Local Authorities be consulted about this, because it is a shift in the powers of the Electoral Commission, is it not? ...



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 12 March 2020 [Draft] : 12 March 2020


Mark Ruskell

I will withdraw it. A...



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 12 March 2020 [Draft] : 12 March 2020


Mark Ruskell

I think that Mr Findlay misunderstands what is proposed. The drafting of amendment 22 seeks to ensure that the provisions of the Islands (Scotland) Act 2018 would...



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 12 March 2020 [Draft] : 12 March 2020


Mark Ruskell (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Green)

Good morning, everyone. Amendment 22, in my name, is quite a simple one. Its effect would be to remove the discretion of boundaries Scotland to recommend a two-me...



Meeting of the Parliament 12 March 2020 : 12 March 2020


Mark Ruskell

Does Christine Grahame agree that one of the issues is confusion about the powers of the RSPCA and SSPCA? The RSCPA can pursue its own prosecutions, whereas the S...



Meeting of the Parliament 12 March 2020 : 12 March 2020


Mark Ruskell

That is the nature of the chicken-and-egg scenario that we are in. We have been unable to roll out empathy training in relation to animal cruelty despite the fact...



Meeting of the Parliament 12 March 2020 : 12 March 2020


Mark Ruskell (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Green)

I welcome the introduction of the bill to Parliament. The Greens will of course back its general principles at stage 1. As the convener of the Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Com...



Meeting of the Parliament 12 March 2020 : 12 March 2020


Mark Ruskell (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Green)

Will the Government introduce regulations on performance animals in the current session of Parliament?



Meeting of the Parliament 12 March 2020 : 12 March 2020


Mark Ruskell (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Green)

I am delighted that Transport Scotland approved last week the “Case for Change” report for the Newburgh rail halt. Can the minister confirm that the £5 million for rail development already m...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
SP Bill 66: Coronavirus (Scotland) Bill (Stage 1) - Amendment 2
Meeting Date: 01/04/2020
Result - For: 24, Against: 57 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 66: Coronavirus (Scotland) Bill (Stage 1) - Amendment 12
Meeting Date: 01/04/2020
Result - For: 24, Against: 57 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 66: Coronavirus (Scotland) Bill (Stage 1) - Amendment 16
Meeting Date: 01/04/2020
Result - For: 24, Against: 57 Abstain: 0
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Amdt 40 : SP Bill 66: Coronavirus (Scotland) Bill (Stage 1)
Meeting Date: 01/04/2020
Result - For: 41, Against: 41 Abstain: 0, Casting Vote: Against
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01 April 2020 - Back-up vote 2: S5M-21371: Coronavirus (Scotland) Bill (Michael Russell)
Meeting Date: 01/04/2020
Result - For: 80, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 66: Coronavirus (Scotland) Bill (Stage 1) - Amendment 28
Meeting Date: 01/04/2020
Result - For: 35, Against: 47 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 66: Coronavirus (Scotland) Bill (Stage 1) - Amendment 29
Meeting Date: 01/04/2020
Result - For: 35, Against: 47 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 66: Coronavirus (Scotland) Bill (Stage 1) - Amendment 30
Meeting Date: 01/04/2020
Result - For: 35, Against: 47 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 66: Coronavirus (Scotland) Bill (Stage 1) - Amendment 33
Meeting Date: 01/04/2020
Result - For: 35, Against: 47 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 66: Coronavirus (Scotland) Bill (Stage 1) - Amendment 34
Meeting Date: 01/04/2020
Result - For: 35, Against: 47 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated

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Motion S5M-21012: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 25/02/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19131: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 26/09/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18655: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 30/08/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18535: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 16/08/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18001: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 27/06/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17802: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 17/06/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17660: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 11/06/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17353: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 20/05/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17304.3: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 15/05/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17206: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 07/05/2019 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-28245: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 04/04/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-28232: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 02/04/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-28231: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 02/04/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-28230: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 02/04/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-28229: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 02/04/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-28157: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 30/03/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-28141: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 27/03/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-28022: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 19/03/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-04334: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 18/03/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-28002: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 18/03/2020 Show Full Question >>

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