Finlay Carson MSP

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Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 03 December 2019 [Draft] : 03 December 2019


Finlay Carson

However, I suppose that bringing in new legislation will be irrelevant if we do not have police or members of other agencies there to catch people. It is a bit like reducing the speed limit ...



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 03 December 2019 [Draft] : 03 December 2019


Finlay Carson

The bill will increase penalties, fines and potential sentences, which could be argued would put more emphasis on the burden of proof in a case. It is exactly right that, for wildlife crime ...



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 03 December 2019 [Draft] : 03 December 2019


Finlay Carson

It is clear that there is a range of implications of the proposals for different types of animals, whether they are commercial animals, companion animals or whate...



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 03 December 2019 [Draft] : 03 December 2019


Finlay Carson

Not necessarily.



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 03 December 2019 [Draft] : 03 December 2019


Finlay Carson

Puppy farming is not illegal.



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 03 December 2019 [Draft] : 03 December 2019


Finlay Carson

What about widening the scope and including other animals? We all immediately think of dogs and cats, but what about fish, for example?



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 03 December 2019 [Draft] : 03 December 2019


Finlay Carson

I want to go back to the penalties under the Animal Health and Welfare (Scotland) Act 2006 and ask whether the current penalties are appropriate for animal offenc...



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 03 December 2019 [Draft] : 03 December 2019


Finlay Carson

What are the other witnesses’ thoughts on community payback and disqualification orders?



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 03 December 2019 [Draft] : 03 December 2019


Finlay Carson

I declare an interest as a member of the National Farmers Union Scotland. I do so because I want to direct my question to Penny Middleton. It is about other types of penalty. We have heard a...



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 03 December 2019 [Draft] : 03 December 2019


Finlay Carson

Your answers have been useful, but they have led me to want more information about other types of penalty.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-20110.1: Achieving a Fairer Scotland (Jeremy Balfour)
Meeting Date: 04/12/2019
Result - For: 18, Against: 74 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-20110.3: Achieving a Fairer Scotland (Pauline McNeill)
Meeting Date: 04/12/2019
Result - For: 70, Against: 21 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-20110.2: Achieving a Fairer Scotland (Alison Johnstone)
Meeting Date: 04/12/2019
Result - For: 23, Against: 69 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-20110: Achieving a Fairer Scotland (Aileen Campbell)
Meeting Date: 04/12/2019
Result - For: 70, Against: 22 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-20049: Scottish Elections (Franchise and Representation) Bill (Michael Russell)
Meeting Date: 28/11/2019
Result - For: 63, Against: 18 Abstain: 0
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S5M-19967.2: TV Licences for over 75s (Rachael Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 21/11/2019
Result - For: 18, Against: 54 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-19967.1: TV Licences for over 75s (Claire Baker)
Meeting Date: 21/11/2019
Result - For: 54, Against: 18 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-19967: TV Licences for over 75s (Fiona Hyslop)
Meeting Date: 21/11/2019
Result - For: 54, Against: 18 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-19939.3: Universal Credit (Shirley-Anne Somerville)
Meeting Date: 20/11/2019
Result - For: 65, Against: 46 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-19939.2: Universal Credit (Michelle Ballantyne)
Meeting Date: 20/11/2019
Result - For: 24, Against: 87 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated

Search for other Motions lodged by Finlay Carson
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Motion S5M-19664: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 30/10/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19641: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 30/10/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19390: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10/10/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19309: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 08/10/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19197: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 01/10/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19045: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 24/09/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18963: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18/09/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18762: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 06/09/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18371: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 29/07/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18164: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 08/07/2019 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-26567: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 28/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26565: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 27/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26563: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 27/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26562: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 27/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26561: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 27/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26560: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 27/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26293: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 07/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26292: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 07/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26291: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 07/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26290: Finlay Carson, Galloway and West Dumfries, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 07/11/2019 Show Full Question >>

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