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 04 October 2018 : 04 October 2018


Michael Matheson

The important element in terms of funding is for the Department for Transport to allocate funding that allows that work to be undertaken. Transport Scotland has b...



Meeting of the Parliament 04 October 2018 : 04 October 2018


Michael Matheson

The access for all programme, which is involved in improving accessibility at train stations, is a matter for the UK Department for Transport, as it concerns a re...



Meeting of the Parliament 04 October 2018 : 04 October 2018


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

There are 359 stations, and 254 of them are wheelchair accessible, which is 45 more than in 2007. Of the 105 remaining, 75 provide no access to either platform, a...



Meeting of the Parliament 04 October 2018 : 04 October 2018


Michael Matheson

The member raises an important point. It is disappointing that the flights have been withdrawn from Edinburgh airport in the pas...



Meeting of the Parliament 04 October 2018 : 04 October 2018


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

Improving Scotland’s international air connectivity is one of the Government’s top priorities, because that will help to build stronger business links and provide...



Meeting of the Parliament 25 September 2018 [Draft] : 25 September 2018


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

That is just not the case.



Meeting of the Parliament 25 September 2018 [Draft] : 25 September 2018


Michael Matheson

Within the ScotRail Alliance, Network Rail is looking at what additional infrastructure investment can be made to improve resilience. For example, it is putting s...



Meeting of the Parliament 25 September 2018 [Draft] : 25 September 2018


Michael Matheson

I discussed that very matter with the member just last week. He will be aware of current investment in the Highland main line. The STPR will allow us to look at w...



Meeting of the Parliament 25 September 2018 [Draft] : 25 September 2018


Michael Matheson

I am trying to respond to the specific point that the member has raised.



Meeting of the Parliament 25 September 2018 [Draft] : 25 September 2018


Michael Matheson

In relation to the member’s final point, there is no doubt that this Government should have responsibility for the rail network here in Scotland—something that is...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-14059.2: Scotland’s Role in the Development of Future UK Trade Arrangements (Adam Tomkins)
Meeting Date: 25/09/2018
Result - For: 29, Against: 84 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-14059: Scotland’s Role in the Development of Future UK Trade Arrangements (Ivan McKee)
Meeting Date: 25/09/2018
Result - For: 84, Against: 0 Abstain: 29
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-13995.1: Violence Reduction in Scotland, Progress and Future Priorities (Liam Kerr)
Meeting Date: 20/09/2018
Result - For: 27, Against: 86 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-13995: Violence Reduction in Scotland, Progress and Future Priorities (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 20/09/2018
Result - For: 86, Against: 0 Abstain: 26
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ForCarried
S5M-13945.1: Primary 1 Tests (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 19/09/2018
Result - For: 61, Against: 63 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-13945: Primary 1 Tests (Liz Smith)
Meeting Date: 19/09/2018
Result - For: 63, Against: 61 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-13876.1: Celebrating Scotland’s Food and Drink Success Story (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 13/09/2018
Result - For: 62, Against: 58 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-13876.2: Celebrating Scotland’s Food and Drink Success Story (Mike Rumbles)
Meeting Date: 13/09/2018
Result - For: 117, Against: 0 Abstain: 2
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ForCarried
S5M-13876: Celebrating Scotland’s Food and Drink Success Story (Fergus Ewing)
Meeting Date: 13/09/2018
Result - For: 62, Against: 0 Abstain: 58
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AbstainCarried
S5M-13813.2: The Social Enterprise World Forum 2018 (Monica Lennon)
Meeting Date: 11/09/2018
Result - For: 88, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried

Search for other Motions lodged by Michael Matheson
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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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