James Kelly MSP

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


James Kelly (Glasgow) (Lab)

I thank the cabinet secretary for advance sight of his statement. The Auditor General’s report is serious and it highlights the overcrowding crisis in Scottish pr...



Meeting of the Parliament 28 November 2019 [Draft] : 28 November 2019


James Kelly

I have participated in a number of debates on the subject, having returned to the justice portfolio. One of the drivers that we consider in relation to reducing t...



Meeting of the Parliament 28 November 2019 [Draft] : 28 November 2019


James Kelly (Glasgow) (Lab)

I am pleased to take part in this afternoon’s debate on the general principles of the Scottish Elections (Franchise and Representation) Bill. As others have done,...



Finance and Constitution Committee 27 November 2019 [Draft] : 27 November 2019


James Kelly

Patrick Harvie mentioned campaigns being funded by rich people and organisations. Disaffected people and groups do not have the same facility.



Finance and Constitution Committee 27 November 2019 [Draft] : 27 November 2019


James Kelly

I have listened to the contributions, and I think that Patrick Harvie makes relevant points with regard to other bodies. The key point is that the Electoral Commi...



Finance and Constitution Committee 27 November 2019 [Draft] : 27 November 2019


James Kelly

The amendments seek to ensure that, when the report on the conduct of a referendum is prepared, appropriate weight is given to the role of the Commission for Equa...



Finance and Constitution Committee 27 November 2019 [Draft] : 27 November 2019


James Kelly

Having listened carefully to the debate that took place earlier, I am not going to move amendment 107. The starting position for the bill was that the Government ...



Finance and Constitution Committee 27 November 2019 [Draft] : 27 November 2019


James Kelly

I thank members for their constructive comments. Patrick Harvie and Alex Rowley made good points about the importance of getting consistent practice across the co...



Finance and Constitution Committee 27 November 2019 [Draft] : 27 November 2019


James Kelly

I will be brief, because I realise that we are pressed for time.

Finance and Constitution Committee 27 November 2019 [Draft] : 27 November 2019


James Kelly

In that case, to help the discussion, may I intervene?

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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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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AgainstCarried
S5M-19939.2: Universal Credit (Michelle Ballantyne)
Meeting Date: 20/11/2019
Result - For: 24, Against: 87 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated

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Motion S5M-20069: James Kelly, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 27/11/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19590: James Kelly, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 28/10/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19591: James Kelly, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 28/10/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19090: James Kelly, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 25/09/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18896.2: James Kelly, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/09/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18262: James Kelly, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/07/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18178: James Kelly, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 09/07/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18177: James Kelly, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 09/07/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17895: James Kelly, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 24/06/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17739: James Kelly, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/06/2019 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-26341: James Kelly, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 11/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26193: James Kelly, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26192: James Kelly, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26191: James Kelly, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03724: James Kelly, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 30/10/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03690: James Kelly, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 22/10/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-25892: James Kelly, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/10/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-25891: James Kelly, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/10/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-25828: James Kelly, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 14/10/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5T-01821: James Kelly, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 30/09/2019 Show Full Question >>

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