Edward Mountain MSP

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Edward Mountain MSP

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  • Member for: Highlands and Islands
  • Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

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Parliamentary Activities

Member of the Conveners' Group

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Meeting of the Parliament 14 March 2019 [Draft} : 14 March 2019


Edward Mountain (Highlands and Islands) (Con)

The Scottish Conservatives welcome today’s debate on the Scottish space sector. We believe that Scotland is in a unique position to become Europe’s leading commer...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 13 March 2019 [Draft] : 13 March 2019


The Convener

That concludes this morning’s business. Meeting closed at 10:27.  



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 13 March 2019 [Draft] : 13 March 2019


The Convener

I was about to say that we could consent to the instrument but ask for the information to be provided. Is that agreed?



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 13 March 2019 [Draft] : 13 March 2019


The Convener

We could write to the Scottish Government to confirm that the committee is content for consent to be given for the instrument, but also to ask that the Scottish Government notifies us as soo...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 13 March 2019 [Draft] : 13 March 2019


The Convener

Item 9 is on an instrument that has been laid in the United Kingdom Parliament under the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018. We have received a consent notification on this UK statutory in...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 13 March 2019 [Draft] : 13 March 2019


The Convener

Item 8 is consideration of eight instruments that are subject to negative procedure.



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 13 March 2019 [Draft] : 13 March 2019


The Convener

I thank the cabinet secretary and his officials for attending the meeting and for the hours of preparation that the cabinet secretary put in.



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 13 March 2019 [Draft] : 13 March 2019


The Convener

I am sure that committee members welcome the cabinet secretary’s diligence in preparing for coming before them.



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 13 March 2019 [Draft] : 13 March 2019


The Convener

Item 7 is formal consideration of motion S5M-15922. I invite the cabinet secretary to move the motion and make any further comments.



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 13 March 2019 [Draft] : 13 March 2019


The Convener

Thank you for that clarification. No one else has questions, and the cabinet secretary does not wish to make any closing remarks, so we move to item 6, which is f...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-16312.2: Building on Scotland’s Strengths in Technology and Engineering to Become Europe’s Leading Space Nation (Edward Mountain)
Meeting Date: 14/03/2019
Result - For: 79, Against: 21 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-16312.1: Building on Scotland’s Strengths in Technology and Engineering to Become Europe’s Leading Space Nation (Tavish Scott)
Meeting Date: 14/03/2019
Result - For: 19, Against: 81 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-16312: Building on Scotland’s Strengths in Technology and Engineering to Become Europe’s Leading Space Nation (Ivan McKee)
Meeting Date: 14/03/2019
Result - For: 79, Against: 21 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-16267.1: Year of Young People 2018: A Celebration, a Chance and a Change (Alex Cole-Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 13/03/2019
Result - For: 30, Against: 83 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-16292: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 13/03/2019
Result - For: 93, Against: 20 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-16257.3: Working to Make Scotland a Fair Work Nation by 2025 (Jamie Halcro Johnston)
Meeting Date: 12/03/2019
Result - For: 31, Against: 83 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-16257.1: Working to Make Scotland a Fair Work Nation by 2025 (Richard Leonard)
Meeting Date: 12/03/2019
Result - For: 24, Against: 90 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-16257.2: Working to Make Scotland a Fair Work Nation by 2025 (Alison Johnstone)
Meeting Date: 12/03/2019
Result - For: 94, Against: 20 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-16257: Working to Make Scotland a Fair Work Nation by 2025 (Jamie Hepburn)
Meeting Date: 12/03/2019
Result - For: 93, Against: 21 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-16170: Local Government Finance (Scotland) Order 2019 [draft] (Kate Forbes)
Meeting Date: 07/03/2019
Result - For: 58, Against: 21 Abstain: 27
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AbstainCarried

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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Motion S5M-16312.2: Edward Mountain, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 13/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16325: Edward Mountain, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 13/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16113: Edward Mountain, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 04/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15931: Edward Mountain, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 20/02/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15865: Edward Mountain, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 14/02/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15864: Edward Mountain, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 14/02/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15677: Edward Mountain, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 31/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15512: Edward Mountain, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15398: Edward Mountain, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 14/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15397: Edward Mountain, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 14/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Question S5O-02946: Edward Mountain, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 27/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21826: Edward Mountain, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 26/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21825: Edward Mountain, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 26/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21823: Edward Mountain, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 26/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02853: Edward Mountain, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 30/01/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21322: Edward Mountain, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 29/01/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21165: Edward Mountain, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 23/01/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02804: Edward Mountain, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16/01/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20976: Edward Mountain, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 14/01/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20699: Edward Mountain, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19/12/2018 Show Full Question >>

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