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Meeting of the Parliament 07 February 2019 : 07 February 2019


Alex Rowley (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Lab)

In the current financial year, 17 Fife secondary schools are having to cut £2 million from their budgets. Parent councils have written to me and the Deputy First ...



Local Government and Communities Committee 06 February 2019 : 06 February 2019


The Deputy Convener

That concludes the public part of today’s meeting. 10:47 Meeting continued in private until 10:54.  

Local Government and Communities Committee 06 February 2019 : 06 February 2019


The Deputy Convener

That brings us to the end of our questions. I thank both the commissioner and Ian Bruce for attending today’s meeting. As a number of members have said, this is Bill Thomson’s final session ...



Local Government and Communities Committee 06 February 2019 : 06 February 2019


The Deputy Convener

We will come on to social media issues in a minute, but I have a question on sexual harassment before we leave that line of questioning. In the Scottish Parliamen...



Local Government and Communities Committee 06 February 2019 : 06 February 2019


The Deputy Convener

I think that it does. However, when witnesses from the Scottish Public Services Ombudsman gave evidence, they told us about the amount of work that they are doing...



Local Government and Communities Committee 06 February 2019 : 06 February 2019


The Deputy Convener

I have two questions about resources. What support and training are provided for councillors? Quite a number of new councillors were elected at the most recent co...



Local Government and Communities Committee 06 February 2019 : 06 February 2019


The Deputy Convener

Graham Simpson will ask the first question.



Local Government and Communities Committee 06 February 2019 : 06 February 2019


The Deputy Convener

Agenda item 2 is consideration of the annual report and accounts for 2017-18 from the Commissioner for Ethical Standards in Public Life in Scotland. I welcome Bil...



Local Government and Communities Committee 06 February 2019 : 06 February 2019


The Deputy Convener (Alex Rowley)

Good morning and welcome to the fifth meeting in 2019 of the Local Government and Communities Committee. I remind everyone present to turn off their mobile phones...



Meeting of the Parliament 06 February 2019 : 06 February 2019


Alex Rowley (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Lab)

I am pleased to speak in this debate on the conclusions of the “Salmon farming in Scotland” report by the Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-15907: Budget (Scotland) (No.3) Bill (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 21/02/2019
Result - For: 66, Against: 58 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-15879: Scottish Rate Resolution (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 19/02/2019
Result - For: 61, Against: 52 Abstain: 6
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-15723: Establishment of a Committee (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 06/02/2019
Result - For: 92, Against: 19 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-15625.1: Budget (Scotland) (No.3) Bill (Murdo Fraser)
Meeting Date: 31/01/2019
Result - For: 30, Against: 96 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-15625: Budget (Scotland) (No.3) Bill (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 31/01/2019
Result - For: 67, Against: 58 Abstain: 1
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AgainstCarried
S5M-15607.1: Presumption to Mainstream (Iain Gray)
Meeting Date: 30/01/2019
Result - For: 27, Against: 92 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-15615.2: Tackling Antisocial Behaviour (Ash Denham)
Meeting Date: 30/01/2019
Result - For: 69, Against: 50 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-15609.2: A Connected Scotland, the Scottish Government’s Strategy for Tackling Social Isolation and Loneliness (Alex Rowley)
Meeting Date: 29/01/2019
Result - For: 23, Against: 84 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-15507.2: Supporting Entrepreneurship (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 23/01/2019
Result - For: 82, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-15514: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 23/01/2019
Result - For: 82, Against: 0 Abstain: 27
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Not VotedCarried

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Motion S5M-15620: Alex Rowley, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 29/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15609.2: Alex Rowley, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 28/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15546: Alex Rowley, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 23/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15426.1: Alex Rowley, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14717: Alex Rowley, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13237: Alex Rowley, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/07/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13248: Alex Rowley, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 19/07/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12788: Alex Rowley, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 14/06/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12769: Alex Rowley, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 13/06/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12651: Alex Rowley, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 07/06/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-21615: Alex Rowley, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 11/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21487: Alex Rowley, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 06/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21422: Alex Rowley, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21377: Alex Rowley, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 31/01/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02790: Alex Rowley, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 15/01/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-02984: Alex Rowley, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 14/01/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02771: Alex Rowley, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 08/01/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02741: Alex Rowley, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02705: Alex Rowley, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20440: Alex Rowley, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 06/12/2018 Show Full Question >>

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