Michael Matheson MSP

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Michael Matheson MSP

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  • Member for: Falkirk West
  • Region: Central Scotland
  • Party: Scottish National Party

Michael is a member of the following Committees:

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

Parliamentary Activities

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Meeting of the Parliament 06 December 2018 [Draft] : 06 December 2018


Michael Matheson

We provide a range of discount provisions in the domestic flight network in Scotland because we recognise the lifeline nature of...



Meeting of the Parliament 06 December 2018 [Draft] : 06 December 2018


Michael Matheson

Highlands and Islands Airports Ltd has to meet the increasingly regulatory nature of air traffic control, and it must look at the challenges that that creates to ensure that it can meet the ...



Meeting of the Parliament 06 December 2018 [Draft] : 06 December 2018


Michael Matheson

HIAL has a responsibility to ensure that it can balance its budget and it must look at opportunities to do that, which is part of the reason why the car-parking charges were introduced. We h...



Meeting of the Parliament 06 December 2018 [Draft] : 06 December 2018


Michael Matheson

The member has raised a number of different issues. I am aware that HIAL is trying to take action in relation to the environmental impact issues at Inverness airport. One of those issues is ...



Meeting of the Parliament 06 December 2018 [Draft] : 06 December 2018


The Cabinet Secretary for Transport, Infrastructure and Connectivity (Michael Matheson)

The Minister for Energy, Connectivity and the Islands met the interim chair and managing director of Highlands and Islands Airpo...



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


Michael Matheson

That is a very reasonable point. I know that ScotRail has made significant progress on reducing its own carbon footprint. If Network Rail can make a contribution ...



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


Michael Matheson

Yes.



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


Michael Matheson

That is part of the work that is currently being carried out.



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


Michael Matheson

Mr Greene seems to be keen for me to give a lot of money to private sector companies. I am not going to get into a negotiation about what would be on or off the t...



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


Michael Matheson

Not at the moment. Freight is a specialist service that Prestwick offers. However, if Prestwick were to lose its passenger services that would be a loss of revenu...

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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Not VotedDefeated
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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Not VotedCarried
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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Not VotedCarried
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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Not VotedCarried
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
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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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
Not VotedDefeated

Search for other Motions lodged by Michael Matheson
EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Motion S5M-12573: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 04/06/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11659: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16/04/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-10337: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 06/02/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-10218: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 30/01/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-10038.1: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23/01/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-10054: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23/01/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-09720: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20/12/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-09725: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20/12/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-09722: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20/12/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-09393: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/12/2017 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S3W-40158: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/03/2011 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-40152: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/03/2011 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-40160: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/03/2011 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-40159: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/03/2011 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-40154: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/03/2011 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-40157: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/03/2011 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-40156: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/03/2011 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-40155: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/03/2011 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-39739: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/02/2011 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-39064: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26/01/2011 Show Full Question >>

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