Emma Harper MSP

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Emma Harper MSP

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  • Member for: South Scotland
  • Party: Scottish National Party

Emma is a member of the following Committees:

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

Parliamentary Activities

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Meeting of the Parliament 21 March 2019 [Draft] : 21 March 2019


Emma Harper

Does the minister acknowledge that the funding mechanisms in Scotland, through the Scottish Men’s Sheds Association, are different from Ireland’s and from the UK ...



Meeting of the Parliament 21 March 2019 [Draft] : 21 March 2019


Emma Harper (South Scotland) (SNP)

I am pleased to have the opportunity to speak in this debate to raise awareness of the work and value of men’s sheds, and I congratulate my colleague Christine Grahame on securing it. She ap...



Health and Sport Committee 19 March 2019 [Draft] : 19 March 2019


Emma Harper

I will pick up on Brian Whittle’s question. If 300 maintenance jobs are required, some might be as simple as a light-bulb change, which would not be an infection ...



Health and Sport Committee 19 March 2019 [Draft] : 19 March 2019


Emma Harper

There has already been a massive reduction in the incidence of central venous access device-associated infections in recent years, because we now know that centra...



Health and Sport Committee 19 March 2019 [Draft] : 19 March 2019


Emma Harper

I think that I read in a submission that, if a room was visibly clean or looked tidy, it might be skipped when it came to cleaning. However, given that you cannot...



Health and Sport Committee 19 March 2019 [Draft] : 19 March 2019


Emma Harper

I am interested in the cleaning of the environment. On what makes people susceptible to infections, it is, for example, the immunosuppressed patients—bone marrow patients and neutropenic pat...



Health and Sport Committee 19 March 2019 [Draft] : 19 March 2019


Emma Harper

I have a supplementary question on the back of Brian Whittle’s question about the influence that clinical staff have over facilities management. I am aware that N...



Health and Sport Committee 19 March 2019 [Draft] : 19 March 2019


Emma Harper

I have a brief supplementary question. We already have processes in relation to certain issues—for example, not allowing seagulls to nest near a new dialysis unit that is being constructed. ...



Health and Sport Committee 19 March 2019 [Draft] : 19 March 2019


Emma Harper

It is important to make sure that people understand that managing hospitals is complex. My background is clinical education—I was a nurse. How do you support the building of a new hospital? ...



Health and Sport Committee 19 March 2019 [Draft] : 19 March 2019


Emma Harper (South Scotland) (SNP)

I am interested in the complex issue of infection control. There are moulds, bacteria, and viruses, and with the standard isolation precautions and how we manage ...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-16445.1: Land Reform in Scotland, Delivering for Now and the Future (Edward Mountain)
Meeting Date: 21/03/2019
Result - For: 27, Against: 87 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-16445.3: Land Reform in Scotland, Delivering for Now and the Future (Claudia Beamish)
Meeting Date: 21/03/2019
Result - For: 83, Against: 32 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-16445.2: Land Reform in Scotland, Delivering for Now and the Future (Andy Wightman)
Meeting Date: 21/03/2019
Result - For: 32, Against: 83 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-16445: Land Reform in Scotland, Delivering for Now and the Future (Roseanna Cunningham)
Meeting Date: 21/03/2019
Result - For: 83, Against: 32 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-16407.4: Student Support (Richard Lochhead)
Meeting Date: 20/03/2019
Result - For: 94, Against: 0 Abstain: 29
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ForCarried
S5M-16407.1: Student Support (Liz Smith)
Meeting Date: 20/03/2019
Result - For: 29, Against: 94 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-16407: Student Support (Iain Gray)
Meeting Date: 20/03/2019
Result - For: 94, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-16408.3: Free Bus Travel for Under-25s (Michael Matheson)
Meeting Date: 20/03/2019
Result - For: 65, Against: 29 Abstain: 29
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ForCarried
SP Bill 35: Damages (Investment Returns and Periodical Payments) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 9
Meeting Date: 19/03/2019
Result - For: 84, Against: 0 Abstain: 26
ForCarried
S5M-16394: Damages (Investment Returns and Periodical Payments) (Scotland) Bill (Ash Denham)
Meeting Date: 19/03/2019
Result - For: 112, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried

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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Motion S5M-16535: Emma Harper, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 22/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16446: Emma Harper, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16397: Emma Harper, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16102: Emma Harper, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 01/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15889: Emma Harper, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18/02/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15856: Emma Harper, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 14/02/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15430: Emma Harper, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15410: Emma Harper, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 15/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15379: Emma Harper, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 14/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15102: Emma Harper, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10/12/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Question S5F-03221: Emma Harper, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/03/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03075: Emma Harper, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20/03/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22022: Emma Harper, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11/03/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22021: Emma Harper, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11/03/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22020: Emma Harper, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11/03/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02956: Emma Harper, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21858: Emma Harper, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21757: Emma Harper, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02927: Emma Harper, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21721: Emma Harper, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/02/2019 Show Full Question >>

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