Search the Official Report

Quick Search
Results

Meeting of the Parliament 21 November 2019 Business until 12:44 : 21 November 2019 View PDF version
Mark Ruskell (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Green)

The 15-year delay in decommissioning the nuclear submarines at Rosyth dockyard has cost the taxpayer billions of pounds. What more can the Scottish Government do ...

Meeting of the Parliament 19 November 2019 [Draft] : 19 November 2019 View PDF version
Mark Ruskell (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Green)

The minister has mentioned the excellent work of the James Hutton Institute. Given the loss of international collaborations and funding after Brexit and the urgen...

Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 14 November 2019 [Draft] : 14 November 2019 View PDF version
Mark Ruskell (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Green)

Is there a correlation between the number of elected representatives and faith in democracy? We might go into some communities and find that nobody living there i...

Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 14 November 2019 [Draft] : 14 November 2019 View PDF version
Mark Ruskell

That is pretty much the question. Do you agree with the prohibition on voting in more than one area on one day? Related to that is the whole principle of being on multiple electoral register...

Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 14 November 2019 [Draft] : 14 November 2019 View PDF version
Mark Ruskell

Does that system allow people to be registered in different electoral districts or wards? Does it mean that someone has just one place of residence, or can people switch?

Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 14 November 2019 [Draft] : 14 November 2019 View PDF version
Mark Ruskell

Do you have any other comments on the bill? Is there anything missing from it? In relation to electoral reform, I was particularly struck by what was said about how we deal with by-elections...

Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 14 November 2019 [Draft] : 14 November 2019 View PDF version
Mark Ruskell

I want to move on to the subject of barriers to people voting. In your written submission, Vonnie, you indicated particular barriers for people with incapacity an...

Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 14 November 2019 [Draft] : 14 November 2019 View PDF version
Mark Ruskell

What about the barriers for trans people?

Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 14 November 2019 [Draft] : 14 November 2019 View PDF version
Mark Ruskell

Is there also a barrier for people who are intersex?

Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 14 November 2019 [Draft] : 14 November 2019 View PDF version
Mark Ruskell

We are also looking at the Scottish Elections (Franchise and Representation) Bill. In addition to voting rights, should candidacy rights be extended to 16-year-olds? If so, how might that fe...

Guidance for using Official Report search
This website is using cookies.
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you continue without changing your settings, we’ll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on this website.