Graham Simpson MSP

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COVID-19 Committee 16 September 2020 [Draft] : 16 September 2020


Graham Simpson

I certainly do not accuse you of playing fast and loose. I have a strong view, however, that the Parliament should be able to scrutinise things before they happen...



COVID-19 Committee 16 September 2020 [Draft] : 16 September 2020


Graham Simpson

Okay. That would be useful.



COVID-19 Committee 16 September 2020 [Draft] : 16 September 2020


Graham Simpson

The problem with that, of course, is that the Parliament does not get an opportunity after two months to say yes or no to keeping the powers. I want to be clear a...



COVID-19 Committee 16 September 2020 [Draft] : 16 September 2020


Graham Simpson

Yes. Assuming that the Parliament agrees to another six months now, we could still have the virus at the end of that time—if so, would it be your view that the em...



COVID-19 Committee 16 September 2020 [Draft] : 16 September 2020


Graham Simpson (Central Scotland) (Con)

Thank you very much, convener. It is actually my second appearance at the committee; as in the first, I have no relevant interests to declare.



Meeting of the Parliament 16 September 2020 [Draft] : 16 September 2020


Graham Simpson

I apologise to Mr Harvie. However, we will...



Meeting of the Parliament 16 September 2020 [Draft] : 16 September 2020


Graham Simpson

The Greens are not in the chamber.



Meeting of the Parliament 16 September 2020 [Draft] : 16 September 2020


Graham Simpson (Central Scotland) (Con)

I thank the Labour Party for bringing this important debate to the chamber. I raised the matter of the crisis in our aviation sector with the First Minister last ...



Meeting of the Parliament 16 September 2020 [Draft] : 16 September 2020


Graham Simpson (Central Scotland) (Con)

Have the airports submitted any options yet?



Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee 10 September 2020 [Draft] : 10 September 2020


Graham Simpson

I will follow up on that line of questioning with one question. You have all described what is essentially a postcode lottery across Scotland. Some councils are getting 1,140 hours fully fun...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-22731.2: Employment Support (Maurice Golden)
Meeting Date: 17/09/2020
Result - For: 29, Against: 88 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-22731: Employment Support (Jamie Hepburn)
Meeting Date: 17/09/2020
Result - For: 89, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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S5M-22711.3: Sustainable Aviation Beyond COVID-19 (Michael Matheson)
Meeting Date: 16/09/2020
Result - For: 54, Against: 60 Abstain: 0
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S5M-22711.1: Sustainable Aviation Beyond COVID-19 (Graham Simpson)
Meeting Date: 16/09/2020
Result - For: 29, Against: 86 Abstain: 0
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S5M-22711.2: Sustainable Aviation Beyond COVID-19 (Patrick Harvie)
Meeting Date: 16/09/2020
Result - For: 6, Against: 109 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-22711: Sustainable Aviation Beyond COVID-19 (Colin Smyth)
Meeting Date: 16/09/2020
Result - For: 54, Against: 61 Abstain: 0
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S5M-22708.2: Migration and Care Workers (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 15/09/2020
Result - For: 29, Against: 86 Abstain: 0
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S5M-22708.1: Migration and Care Workers (David Stewart)
Meeting Date: 15/09/2020
Result - For: 85, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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S5M-22708: Migration and Care Workers (Joe FitzPatrick)
Meeting Date: 15/09/2020
Result - For: 86, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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S5M-22636.4: Hate Crime and Public Order (Scotland) Bill (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 09/09/2020
Result - For: 58, Against: 55 Abstain: 6
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Motion S5M-22711.1: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 15/09/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20786: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 08/02/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17265.1: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 13/05/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15454: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14962.1: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 27/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12342: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21/05/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11368: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 28/03/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-10476: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 14/02/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-09839.1: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 11/01/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-08915: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 15/11/2017 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5F-04361: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 07/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31324: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 20/08/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-04503: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12/08/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-04273: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10/08/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-04477: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 04/08/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-30934: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 27/07/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-30168: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22/06/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-04446: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16/06/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-04360: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19/05/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5T-02130: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 03/05/2020 Show Full Question >>

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