Maureen Watt MSP

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  • Member for: Aberdeen South and North Kincardine
  • Region: North East Scotland
  • Party: Scottish National Party

Maureen is a member of the following Committees:

Maureen is a member of the following Cross-Party Groups:

Parliamentary Activities

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Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 12 December 2018 [Draft] : 12 December 2018


Maureen Watt (Aberdeen South and North Kincardine) (SNP)

There has been a huge increase in the number of apprenticeships across Scotland. Do you have the figures for the south of Scotland? Are they keeping up with the t...



Meeting of the Parliament 11 December 2018 : 11 December 2018


Maureen Watt

Thank you, Presiding Officer. I remember taking part in the blockade o...



Meeting of the Parliament 11 December 2018 : 11 December 2018


Maureen Watt (Aberdeen South and North Kincardine) (SNP)

The first time that I took part in this end-of-term December debate on the fisheries negotiations was in 2006, which is the year that I came into the Parliament. ...



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


Maureen Watt

A group should provide clerks with 10 calendar days’ notice of meeting. I can see that, when clerks are not informed, that might be an oversight, but I get the impression from my inbox that ...



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


Maureen Watt

Are we relying on Government too much to do this? Should it be the boards and their local communities that make a point of advertising the fact that they want to ...



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


Maureen Watt

It has been a perennial problem. It is not something that has just arisen. I heard a radio interview on the subject a few days ago, and Scotland is doing better t...



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


Maureen Watt

You identified constraints on the resources available to advise and support ministers as a risk for 2017-18. In the event, did resource constraints have an impact...



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


Maureen Watt (Aberdeen South and North Kincardine) (SNP)

Good morning, gentlemen. For the record, I was an independent assessor of public appointments prior to coming into Parliament in...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 05 December 2018 [Draft] : 05 December 2018


Maureen Watt

Bus operators tell us that people do not use the bus because it gets stuck in traffic, along with everyone else. Is there anything that you can do to help local a...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 05 December 2018 [Draft] : 05 December 2018


Maureen Watt

During consideration of the Transport (Scotland) Bill we have tried to reconcile the fact that bus patronage has been declining for decades and is continuing to d...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-15126.3: Demonstrating Leadership in Human Rights (Mary Fee)
Meeting Date: 13/12/2018
Result - For: 30, Against: 83 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-15126.2: Demonstrating Leadership in Human Rights (Alex Cole-Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 13/12/2018
Result - For: 88, Against: 0 Abstain: 24
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ForCarried
S5M-15126: Demonstrating Leadership in Human Rights (Christina McKelvie)
Meeting Date: 13/12/2018
Result - For: 89, Against: 0 Abstain: 24
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ForCarried
S5M-14447: Pow of Inchaffray Drainage Commission (Scotland) Bill (Tom Arthur)
Meeting Date: 13/12/2018
Result - For: 112, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
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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AgainstDefeated
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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ForCarried

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Motion S5M-14932: Maureen Watt, Aberdeen South and North Kincardine, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14801: Maureen Watt, Aberdeen South and North Kincardine, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14645: Maureen Watt, Aberdeen South and North Kincardine, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 06/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14644: Maureen Watt, Aberdeen South and North Kincardine, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 06/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14591: Maureen Watt, Aberdeen South and North Kincardine, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 01/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14408: Maureen Watt, Aberdeen South and North Kincardine, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14271: Maureen Watt, Aberdeen South and North Kincardine, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 09/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14159: Maureen Watt, Aberdeen South and North Kincardine, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 01/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14058: Maureen Watt, Aberdeen South and North Kincardine, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 24/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13966: Maureen Watt, Aberdeen South and North Kincardine, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Question S5O-02584: Maureen Watt, Aberdeen South and North Kincardine, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 14/11/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02543: Maureen Watt, Aberdeen South and North Kincardine, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 06/11/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19741: Maureen Watt, Aberdeen South and North Kincardine, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 02/11/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19463: Maureen Watt, Aberdeen South and North Kincardine, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18/10/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19148: Maureen Watt, Aberdeen South and North Kincardine, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 01/10/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02392: Maureen Watt, Aberdeen South and North Kincardine, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18/09/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03664: Maureen Watt, Aberdeen South and North Kincardine, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/11/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03599: Maureen Watt, Aberdeen South and North Kincardine, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 01/10/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03511: Maureen Watt, Aberdeen South and North Kincardine, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/09/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4T-00786: Maureen Watt, Aberdeen South and North Kincardine, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18/08/2014 Show Full Question >>

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