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Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 30 July 2020 [Draft] : 30 July 2020


John Scott (Ayr) (Con)

Presiding Officer, I thank you and the many Scottish Parliament members and staff members who have sent me messages of support and encouragement during my illness.



Meeting of the Parliament 26 June 2019 : 26 June 2019


John Scott

Will the Scottish Government give an assurance that the recruitment of mental health specialists for face-to-face assessments will not adversely impact on recruitment streams for other polic...



Meeting of the Parliament 26 June 2019 : 26 June 2019


1. John Scott (Ayr) (Con)

To ask the Scottish Government what progress has been made in developing new face-to-face assessments for new devolved benefits. (S5O-03439)



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 25 June 2019 : 25 June 2019


John Scott

Thank you, convener. I should have spoken to amendment 102 earlier—forgive me.



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 25 June 2019 : 25 June 2019


John Scott

I am grateful for the cabinet secretary’s consideration of the need for analysis of the costs and benefits, which the committee discussed at length. I press amendment 76.



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 25 June 2019 : 25 June 2019


John Scott

Amendment 76 seeks to amend section 19, which makes provision in relation to climate change plans and seeks to add a requirement that each plan that is prepared b...



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 25 June 2019 : 25 June 2019


John Scott (Ayr) (Con)

I declare an interest as a farmer and landowner.



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 18 June 2019 : 18 June 2019


John Scott

Although I support the work of the just transition commission, I believe that it should not be on a statutory basis. I welcome the Scottish Government’s offer to look further at that at stag...



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 18 June 2019 : 18 June 2019


John Scott

I will be brief. I support amendments 112 and 124 in principle. They advocate the principle that public bodies should assess how their use of resources contributes to meeting the emissions r...



Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee 18 June 2019 : 18 June 2019


John Scott (Ayr) (Con)

I wish to speak briefly. Before I do, I declare an interest. I believe...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-22119.3: Advisory Group on Economic Recovery Recommendations (Andy Wightman)
Meeting Date: 23/06/2020
Result - For: 52, Against: 12 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-22119: Advisory Group on Economic Recovery Recommendations (Fiona Hyslop)
Meeting Date: 23/06/2020
Result - For: 52, Against: 12 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-22115: Civil Partnership (Scotland) Bill (Shirley-Anne Somerville)
Meeting Date: 23/06/2020
Result - For: 64, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 33
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 22, Against: 56 Abstain: 1
Not VotedDefeated
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 35
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 42, Against: 38 Abstain: 0
Not VotedCarried
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 36
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 21, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
Not VotedDefeated
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 37
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 21, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
Not VotedDefeated
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 38
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 21, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
Not VotedDefeated
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 39
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 61, Against: 19 Abstain: 0
Not VotedCarried
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 40
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 21, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
Not VotedDefeated

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Motion S5M-18039: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 02/07/2019 R Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17162: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 02/05/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16682: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 29/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16304: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15139: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12/12/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14903: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 26/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14813: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14393: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13816: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13790: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 06/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5O-03439: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19/06/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03361: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 03/06/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03222: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 08/05/2019 R Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22958: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 01/05/2019 R Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03188: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 30/04/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03166: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 24/04/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03137: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 15/04/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03112: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 27/03/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03081: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19/03/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03025: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 13/03/2019 Show Full Question >>

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