Finlay Carson MSP

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


Finlay Carson

Not at all. There are some issues, but the report should have been balanced and should have recognised that there are some benefits to be gained from large-scale ownership.



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


Finlay Carson (Galloway and West Dumfries) (Con)

I am pleased to speak in this debate a week after I spoke in Andy Wightman’s members’ business debate on who owns Scotland. The subject of land reform in Scotland has long been debated in th...



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


Finlay Carson (Galloway and West Dumfries) (Con)

Will the member take an intervention?



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


Finlay Carson (Galloway and West Dumfries) (Con)

I thank Christine Grahame for bringing the debate to the chamber. I welcome the opportunity to speak on the topic of men’s sheds, because I am very much a support...



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 19 March 2019 : 19 March 2019


Finlay Carson

Do you support fully compensating landowners, through land management contracts or in the spirit of public good for public money, given the Government’s desire to...



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 19 March 2019 : 19 March 2019


Finlay Carson

I am looking for a simple yes or no answer, just to get this on the record.



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 19 March 2019 : 19 March 2019


Finlay Carson

My apologies. The sequence of events started in 2016 and we are now at the point of giving beavers protected status. We are very concerned about animal welfare, j...



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 19 March 2019 : 19 March 2019


Finlay Carson

My Conservative colleague and I strive for the highest standards in animal welfare, whether that relates to domestic animals, farm animals or wild animals. I am a...



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 19 March 2019 : 19 March 2019


Finlay Carson

Could the land fund be limiting communities’ ability to take over such things? I am thinking of properties in town centres that are not being used and that are hi...



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 19 March 2019 : 19 March 2019


Finlay Carson

Does any of your work highlight the issues that arise where there might be a willing seller but there are liabilities associated with a building or a piece of lan...

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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ForDefeated
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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AgainstCarried
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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AgainstCarried
S5M-16407.4: Student Support (Richard Lochhead)
Meeting Date: 20/03/2019
Result - For: 94, Against: 0 Abstain: 29
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AbstainCarried
S5M-16407.1: Student Support (Liz Smith)
Meeting Date: 20/03/2019
Result - For: 29, Against: 94 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-16407: Student Support (Iain Gray)
Meeting Date: 20/03/2019
Result - For: 94, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
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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AbstainCarried
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
AbstainCarried
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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Motion S5M-16488: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16399: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16317: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16283: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15913: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19/02/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15881: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18/02/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15600: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 25/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15435: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15269: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 08/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15268: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 08/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5O-03070: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 20/03/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22217: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18/03/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22178: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 14/03/2019 R Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22176: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 14/03/2019 R Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22019: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 11/03/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22017: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 11/03/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22018: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 11/03/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22016: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 11/03/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21942: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 06/03/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21943: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 06/03/2019 Show Full Question >>

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