Mark Ruskell MSP

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Meeting of the Parliament 11 December 2018 : 11 December 2018


Mark Ruskell

The European maritime and fisheries fund provides 90 per cent of the funds for installations of monitoring gear at the moment. The data that would be gathered by ...



Meeting of the Parliament 11 December 2018 : 11 December 2018


Mark Ruskell

That is a good point, but we need regulatory alignment across the EU, which would mean Scottish boats having vessel monitoring, because they fish in other waters,...



Meeting of the Parliament 11 December 2018 : 11 December 2018


Mark Ruskell

Mr Chapman likes the principle of the science; he just does not like what the science sometimes tells him in relation to quotas that need to be reduced.

Meeting of the Parliament 11 December 2018 : 11 December 2018


Mark Ruskell

Today’s debate has been interesting. The tone has been more thoughtful than I had expected, although there have been moments of heated discussion. Perhaps Parliament has expended its quota o...



Meeting of the Parliament 11 December 2018 : 11 December 2018


Mark Ruskell

That is a good point, and something that could be taken forward through further reform of the CFP. Of course, we will not be in the CFP, because we will be taking...



Meeting of the Parliament 11 December 2018 : 11 December 2018


Mark Ruskell

It is true that that activity is undertaken by only a small minority, but the proposal is not only about monitoring and compliance, but about data gathering and c...



Meeting of the Parliament 11 December 2018 : 11 December 2018


Mark Ruskell (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Green)

The Green amendment allows me to return to a subject that I spoke about in last year’s debate, which is the urgent need for the full tracking and monitoring of our fishing fleet. ...



Meeting of the Parliament 11 December 2018 : 11 December 2018


Mark Ruskell (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Green)

Peter Chapman talks about foreign vessels coming into our waters. Is not that exactly the situation that the French faced this year, with the Scottish fleet encro...



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 06 December 2018 [Draft] : 06 December 2018


Mark Ruskell

You are reliant on the complaint coming to you.



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 06 December 2018 [Draft] : 06 December 2018


Mark Ruskell

I suppose that the question is, what do you do then?

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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ForCarried
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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ForCarried
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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ForCarried
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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ForCarried
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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S5M-14962.2: Ending Homelessness Together (Andy Wightman)
Meeting Date: 29/11/2018
Result - For: 20, Against: 85 Abstain: 0
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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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ForCarried
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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ForCarried
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-15096.3: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 10/12/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14681: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 07/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14105: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 26/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14006: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 19/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13963: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 18/09/2018 R Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13916: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 14/09/2018 R Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13921: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 14/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13919: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 14/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13876.3: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 12/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13586: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 21/08/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-20573: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 12/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20574: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 12/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20266: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 28/11/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20265: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 28/11/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20140: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 22/11/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20007: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 16/11/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19970: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 15/11/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19966: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 14/11/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02549: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 07/11/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19641: Mark Ruskell, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 26/10/2018 Show Full Question >>

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