Neil Findlay MSP

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Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 05 December 2019 [Draft] : 05 December 2019


Neil Findlay

When I finish up in Parliament, I think that I will go into shuffling ballot papers for a living. It seems to be a profitable business.



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 05 December 2019 [Draft] : 05 December 2019


Neil Findlay

You casually flung in a figure of £2 million there. Where did you get that figure from?



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 05 December 2019 [Draft] : 05 December 2019


Neil Findlay

Thanks. Finally, do you see a role for organisations such as the Electoral Commission in reviewing electronic voting?



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 05 December 2019 [Draft] : 05 December 2019


Neil Findlay

I understand the point of moving towards electronic voting for people with a visual impairment or other disability, but presumably the point of electronic voting ...



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 05 December 2019 [Draft] : 05 December 2019


Neil Findlay

Did electronic voting lead to increased participation?



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 05 December 2019 [Draft] : 05 December 2019


Neil Findlay

What discussions have been had with other countries’ electoral registration teams about their experience of electronic voting?



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 05 December 2019 [Draft] : 05 December 2019


Neil Findlay

To be absolutely clear, we are not talking about remote voting, electronically. We are at the initial stages of moving to a central location where you would cast ...



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 05 December 2019 [Draft] : 05 December 2019


Neil Findlay

I was listening to the radio the other day and heard people with a visual impairment making the point that, wherever they cast their vote at the moment, it is not...



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 05 December 2019 [Draft] : 05 December 2019


Neil Findlay

So someone with a visual impairment, say, would complete their ballot paper elsewhere before coming along.



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 05 December 2019 [Draft] : 05 December 2019


Neil Findlay

As regards what is actually being done at the moment, is that one hour a month of a civil servant’s time, is there a team or is there a person working on it? How ...

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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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-20187: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 06/12/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20160: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/12/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20167: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/12/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20165: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/12/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20166: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/12/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20102: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 02/12/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20081: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 28/11/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20080: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 28/11/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20082: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 28/11/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20083: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 28/11/2019 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-26648: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 06/12/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26584: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 03/12/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26585: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 03/12/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26583: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 03/12/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26543: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 27/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26515: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 25/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26333: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 11/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26332: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 11/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26297: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 07/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26254: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 07/11/2019 Show Full Question >>

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