Humza Yousaf MSP

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Humza Yousaf MSP

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  • Member for: Glasgow Pollok
  • Region: Glasgow
  • Party: Scottish National Party

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Parliamentary Activities

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Meeting of the Parliament 03 December 2019 [Draft] : 03 December 2019


Humza Yousaf

I hope that Edward Mountain, in pushing for the next phase for HMP Inverness to be funded right now, is not suggesting that I should deprioritise the new female c...



Meeting of the Parliament 03 December 2019 [Draft] : 03 December 2019


Humza Yousaf

We are pleased to fund prisoner visitor centres in our prisons. I have visited a number of centres and seen the good work that they do.



Meeting of the Parliament 03 December 2019 [Draft] : 03 December 2019


Humza Yousaf

I reassure Maurice Corry that contingency plans are in place in the event of, for example, a catastrophic failure in our prisons such that additional spaces requi...



Meeting of the Parliament 03 December 2019 [Draft] : 03 December 2019


Humza Yousaf

I agree with what Shona Robison said. However, although she is right about what the chief inspector said and it is important to ...



Meeting of the Parliament 03 December 2019 [Draft] : 03 December 2019


Humza Yousaf

I thank Alex Rowley for that important question. I join him in paying tribute to the staff at HMP Perth and across our prison estate for their hard work and dedic...



Meeting of the Parliament 03 December 2019 [Draft] : 03 December 2019


Humza Yousaf

That is a really important point. Essentially, we want to stop the cycle of reoffending. To return to Margaret Mitchell’s question, we provide £3.4 million a year to the third sector, to sup...



Meeting of the Parliament 03 December 2019 [Draft] : 03 December 2019


Humza Yousaf

Margaret Mitchell will, of course, be aware of the budget challenges that we face. We have had a decade of austerity, and we will see what the general election brings and what the budget wil...



Meeting of the Parliament 03 December 2019 [Draft] : 03 December 2019


Humza Yousaf

That is a good question. Given the budgetary pressures that we face, the unitary charges for our private prisons are pretty eye-watering. I have always said, and ...



Meeting of the Parliament 03 December 2019 [Draft] : 03 December 2019


Humza Yousaf

I do not have that figure to hand, but I undertake to write to Liam MacArthur with it. I know that there has been additional investment in mental health staff in ...



Meeting of the Parliament 03 December 2019 [Draft] : 03 December 2019


Humza Yousaf

There is a range of progressive reforms, and I mentioned some of them in my statement. I was pleased that the majority of the Parliament got behind the presumptio...

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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ForCarried
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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AgainstDefeated
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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ForCarried
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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ForCarried
S5M-19939.3: Universal Credit (Shirley-Anne Somerville)
Meeting Date: 20/11/2019
Result - For: 65, Against: 46 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-19939.2: Universal Credit (Michelle Ballantyne)
Meeting Date: 20/11/2019
Result - For: 24, Against: 87 Abstain: 0
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Search for other Motions lodged by Humza Yousaf
EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Motion S5M-19844: Humza Yousaf, Glasgow Pollok, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12/11/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19628: Humza Yousaf, Glasgow Pollok, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 29/10/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19630: Humza Yousaf, Glasgow Pollok, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 29/10/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19219: Humza Yousaf, Glasgow Pollok, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 01/10/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19058: Humza Yousaf, Glasgow Pollok, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 24/09/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19059: Humza Yousaf, Glasgow Pollok, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 24/09/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18896.3: Humza Yousaf, Glasgow Pollok, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/09/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18075: Humza Yousaf, Glasgow Pollok, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/07/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17893: Humza Yousaf, Glasgow Pollok, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 24/06/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17503.2: Humza Yousaf, Glasgow Pollok, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/06/2019 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S4O-01180: Humza Yousaf, Glasgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13/06/2012 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-00992: Humza Yousaf, Glasgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/04/2012 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-06825: Humza Yousaf, Glasgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/04/2012 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-00950: Humza Yousaf, Glasgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18/04/2012 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-00904: Humza Yousaf, Glasgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28/03/2012 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-00868: Humza Yousaf, Glasgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 14/03/2012 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-00682: Humza Yousaf, Glasgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/01/2012 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-00630: Humza Yousaf, Glasgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18/01/2012 Show Full Question >>
Question S4F-00392: Humza Yousaf, Glasgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 09/01/2012 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-04640: Humza Yousaf, Glasgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16/12/2011 Show Full Question >>

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