Neil Findlay MSP

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Meeting of the Parliament 21 January 2020 : 21 January 2020


Neil Findlay

In relation to the drafting of legislation, we also get advice from the Parliament on whether it is competent. We do not just take what the minister says at face value.



Meeting of the Parliament 21 January 2020 : 21 January 2020


Neil Findlay

Dean Lockhart sat through the committee stages of the bill. It would be remiss of us not to raise concerns, which have been mentioned in the media, including by none other than George Kereva...



Meeting of the Parliament 21 January 2020 : 21 January 2020


Neil Findlay

Will the cabinet secretary take an intervention?



Meeting of the Parliament 21 January 2020 : 21 January 2020


Neil Findlay (Lothian) (Lab)

Will the cabinet secretary take an intervention?



Meeting of the Parliament 21 January 2020 : 21 January 2020


Neil Findlay

I will speak to amendment 14. The bill is silent on pay, pensions and rewards for staff at the bank, and it devolves responsibility for those important matters to the board and chief executi...



Meeting of the Parliament 21 January 2020 : 21 January 2020


Neil Findlay

On a point of order, Presiding Officer. This is a legislative process in which members are entitled to lodge amendments to bills, irrespective of what the cabinet secretary thinks of me or a...



Meeting of the Parliament 21 January 2020 : 21 January 2020


Neil Findlay

I declare an interest as the chair of the Public and Commercial Services Union parliamentary group and as a member of Unite the union. On the issue of engagement, the cabinet secretary made ...



Meeting of the Parliament 21 January 2020 : 21 January 2020


Neil Findlay

Often in Parliament, we are told that the Government would take action if only it had the power to do so. How many times have we heard that said? The bill was mad...



Meeting of the Parliament 21 January 2020 : 21 January 2020


Neil Findlay (Lothian) (Lab)

I know that Mr Simpson is a great champion of parliamentary scrutiny. However, when the Transport (Scotland) Bill went through Parliament, the Government introduc...



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 16 January 2020 [Draft] : 16 January 2020


Neil Findlay

My view is that, in the longer term, all prisoners should have the right to vote. However, I, too, have taken soundings around the Parliament, and I do not think ...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-20528.2: Investing in Our Future (Aileen Campbell)
Meeting Date: 22/01/2020
Result - For: 61, Against: 61 Abstain: 0, Casting Vote: Against
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-20528.1: Investing in Our Future (Murdo Fraser)
Meeting Date: 22/01/2020
Result - For: 55, Against: 61 Abstain: 6
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ForDefeated
S5M-20528: Investing in Our Future (Sarah Boyack)
Meeting Date: 22/01/2020
Result - For: 55, Against: 61 Abstain: 6
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ForDefeated
SP Bill 43: Scottish National Investment Bank Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 31
Meeting Date: 21/01/2020
Result - For: 31, Against: 85 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated
SP Bill 43: Scottish National Investment Bank Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 32
Meeting Date: 21/01/2020
Result - For: 91, Against: 26 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 43: Scottish National Investment Bank Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 33
Meeting Date: 21/01/2020
Result - For: 90, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 43: Scottish National Investment Bank Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 5
Meeting Date: 21/01/2020
Result - For: 98, Against: 0 Abstain: 20
AbstainCarried
SP Bill 43: Scottish National Investment Bank Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 34
Meeting Date: 21/01/2020
Result - For: 31, Against: 87 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated
SP Bill 43: Scottish National Investment Bank Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 8
Meeting Date: 21/01/2020
Result - For: 26, Against: 91 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated
SP Bill 43: Scottish National Investment Bank Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 9
Meeting Date: 21/01/2020
Result - For: 26, Against: 91 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated

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Motion S5M-20535: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 21/01/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20486: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16/01/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20488: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16/01/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20487: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16/01/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20489: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16/01/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20490: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16/01/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20458: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 15/01/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20457: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 15/01/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20402: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 13/01/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20394: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 10/01/2020 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-27067: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 21/01/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-27052: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 21/01/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-27051: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 21/01/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-27049: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 21/01/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-27048: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 21/01/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-27047: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 21/01/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-27042: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 21/01/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-27043: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 21/01/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-27044: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 21/01/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-27008: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20/01/2020 Show Full Question >>

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