Michelle Ballantyne MSP

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Social Security Committee 10 October 2019 [Draft] : 10 October 2019


Michelle Ballantyne

How do you manage needs as you bring in new benefits, as we get more devolved benefits, and in particular as we run up to the changeover for disability benefits where obviously people will n...



Social Security Committee 10 October 2019 [Draft] : 10 October 2019


Michelle Ballantyne

I want to ask you about welfare rights advice. There was no line in the most recent budget specifically for advice, although you have given a fair bit of money along the way. Will you specif...



Social Security Committee 10 October 2019 [Draft] : 10 October 2019


Michelle Ballantyne

Can you update the committee on the costs of those agreements?



Social Security Committee 10 October 2019 [Draft] : 10 October 2019


Michelle Ballantyne

For clarity, did you review the carers allowance agreement in September, and were any changes made at that point?



Social Security Committee 10 October 2019 [Draft] : 10 October 2019


Michelle Ballantyne

We have moved forward, so I will move on to the next area, which concerns fraud and error.

Social Security Committee 10 October 2019 [Draft] : 10 October 2019


Michelle Ballantyne

My second question is on working with the UK Government on the choices around uprating. Obviously, both Governments are looking at the future, and there is some talk about moving to CPIH or ...



Social Security Committee 10 October 2019 [Draft] : 10 October 2019


Michelle Ballantyne (South Scotland) (Con)

How much does the risk of policy overspill affect your decision making when you are looking at uprating? How closely are you working with the UK Government and the ONS in terms of ensuring t...



Meeting of the Parliament 09 October 2019 [Draft] : 09 October 2019


Michelle Ballantyne

I am obviously going to have to practise this—along with everybody in the chamber.



Meeting of the Parliament 09 October 2019 [Draft] : 09 October 2019


Michelle Ballantyne

The collective members who represent the SNP and the Greens believe that people who are on benefits and low pay should have to pay to go to work. We are suggestin...



Meeting of the Parliament 09 October 2019 [Draft] : 09 October 2019


Michelle Ballantyne

What I find really sad about that is, if the cabinet secretary thinks that there is an issue, how will compounding it help? That is the issue.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-19287.1: Supporting Innovation (Alexander Burnett)
Meeting Date: 08/10/2019
Result - For: 49, Against: 58 Abstain: 0
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S5M-19287.2: Supporting Innovation (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 08/10/2019
Result - For: 49, Against: 52 Abstain: 6
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SP Bill 38: Children (Equal Protection from Assault) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 2
Meeting Date: 03/10/2019
Result - For: 47, Against: 64 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 38: Children (Equal Protection from Assault) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 3
Meeting Date: 03/10/2019
Result - For: 47, Against: 63 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 38: Children (Equal Protection from Assault) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 1
Meeting Date: 03/10/2019
Result - For: 47, Against: 63 Abstain: 0
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S5M-18623: Children (Equal Protection from Assault) (Scotland) Bill (John Finnie)
Meeting Date: 03/10/2019
Result - For: 84, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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S5M-19193.1: Give Them Time Campaign (Maree Todd)
Meeting Date: 02/10/2019
Result - For: 57, Against: 60 Abstain: 0
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S5M-19190.2: Don't Extend the ScotRail Franchise (Michael Matheson)
Meeting Date: 02/10/2019
Result - For: 57, Against: 60 Abstain: 0
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S5M-19190.1: Don't Extend the ScotRail Franchise (Jamie Greene)
Meeting Date: 02/10/2019
Result - For: 28, Against: 89 Abstain: 0
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S5M-19190: Don't Extend the ScotRail Franchise (Colin Smyth)
Meeting Date: 02/10/2019
Result - For: 32, Against: 85 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated

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Motion S5M-19292: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 07/10/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19235: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 02/10/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19191: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 30/09/2019 R Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19192: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 30/09/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18965: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19/09/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18937: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 17/09/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18817: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10/09/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18816: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10/09/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18470: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 07/08/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18404: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 31/07/2019 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-25860: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 15/10/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-25836: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 14/10/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-25728: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 08/10/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-25731: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 08/10/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-25725: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 08/10/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-25724: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 08/10/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-25727: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 08/10/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-25732: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 08/10/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-25730: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 08/10/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-25729: Michelle Ballantyne, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 08/10/2019 Show Full Question >>

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