Graham Simpson MSP

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Local Government and Communities Committee 05 December 2018 : 05 December 2018


Graham Simpson

I think that Liz Marquis said earlier that changing the definition of fuel poverty had reduced the number of people in such poverty. That



Local Government and Communities Committee 05 December 2018 : 05 December 2018


Graham Simpson

My question follows on from that. I do not know whether the witnesses were here for the earlier session, but there was quite a bit of questioning of Dr Baker and ...



Local Government and Communities Committee 05 December 2018 : 05 December 2018


Graham Simpson

So that is a yes.



Local Government and Communities Committee 05 December 2018 : 05 December 2018


Graham Simpson

I think that it is a yes. If we accept that EPCs are not fit for purpose, we could do something better here.



Local Government and Communities Committee 05 December 2018 : 05 December 2018


Graham Simpson

I have a follow-up question on EPCs. Is it possible to develop a Scottish EPC rather than use the UK-wide model?



Local Government and Communities Committee 05 December 2018 : 05 December 2018


Graham Simpson

I am not very clear whether you are in favour of taking energy efficiency measures or not. Not one member of the committee would deny that people have to be educa...



Local Government and Communities Committee 05 December 2018 : 05 December 2018


Graham Simpson

You are using a lot of jargon.



Local Government and Communities Committee 05 December 2018 : 05 December 2018


Graham Simpson

Let me put it in layman’s terms. If we make a house as energy efficient as possible and it is really well insulated and airtight, there is no need to put the heat...



Local Government and Communities Committee 05 December 2018 : 05 December 2018


Graham Simpson

What if we treat someone’s house and make it as energy efficient as possible? Let us say that the ultimate goal is the passive h...



Local Government and Communities Committee 05 December 2018 : 05 December 2018


Graham Simpson

It is not, really. The committee has looked at the issue before, and I would certainly be interested in seeing that paper.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-15096.4: Sea Fisheries and End of Year Negotiations (Peter Chapman)
Meeting Date: 11/12/2018
Result - For: 26, Against: 83 Abstain: 1
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S5M-15096.1: Sea Fisheries and End of Year Negotiations (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 11/12/2018
Result - For: 84, Against: 26 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-15096.3: Sea Fisheries and End of Year Negotiations (Mark Ruskell)
Meeting Date: 11/12/2018
Result - For: 62, Against: 31 Abstain: 17
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S5M-15096: Sea Fisheries and End of Year Negotiations (Fergus Ewing)
Meeting Date: 11/12/2018
Result - For: 67, Against: 26 Abstain: 17
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AgainstCarried
S5M-15032: Protecting Our Interests: Scotland's Response to the UK Government and EU's Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration (Michael Russell)
Meeting Date: 05/12/2018
Result - For: 92, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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S5M-15017: Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill - UK Legislation (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 04/12/2018
Result - For: 100, Against: 7 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-14962.2: Ending Homelessness Together (Andy Wightman)
Meeting Date: 29/11/2018
Result - For: 20, Against: 85 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-14914.2: New Approach Needed to Tackle Scotland’s Drugs Crisis (Joe FitzPatrick)
Meeting Date: 28/11/2018
Result - For: 85, Against: 32 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-14914: New Approach Needed to Tackle Scotland’s Drugs Crisis (Miles Briggs)
Meeting Date: 28/11/2018
Result - For: 89, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
SP Bill 24: Scottish Crown Estate Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 1
Meeting Date: 21/11/2018
Result - For: 28, Against: 89 Abstain: 0
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Motion S5M-14962.1: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 27/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12342: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21/05/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11368: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 28/03/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-10476: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 14/02/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-09839.1: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 11/01/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-08915: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 15/11/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-08770: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 08/11/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05616: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16/05/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-03612.1: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 25/01/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-03327: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10/01/2017 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-20200: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 27/11/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02526: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 31/10/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19568: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 23/10/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19567: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 23/10/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19556: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 23/10/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19555: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 23/10/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19554: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 23/10/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19553: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 23/10/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19328: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 09/10/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19301: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 08/10/2018 Show Full Question >>

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