Rhoda Grant MSP

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Rhoda Grant MSP

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  • Member for: Highlands and Islands
  • Party: Scottish Labour

Rhoda is a member of the following Committees:

Rhoda is a member of the following Cross-Party Groups:

Parliamentary Activities

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Equalities and Human Rights Committee 16 May 2019 [Draft] : 16 May 2019


Rhoda Grant (Highlands and Islands) (Lab)

In her opening statement, Judith Robertson said that you have the power to intervene in civil proceedings. At the evidence session in 2017, you said that you had not used that power. Have yo...



Equalities and Human Rights Committee 16 May 2019 [Draft] : 16 May 2019


Rhoda Grant

There has been some criticism of your role in relation to your power to ensure compliance by public authorities. You are talking about the problems in getting pub...



Equalities and Human Rights Committee 16 May 2019 [Draft] : 16 May 2019


Rhoda Grant

I have some questions about the public sector equality duty, which Lynn Welsh said could be improved. Can you give some more detail on how, in your opinion, it co...



Equalities and Human Rights Committee 16 May 2019 [Draft] : 16 May 2019


Rhoda Grant

Obviously, it is a matter of powers versus resources. We talked earlier about the workload growing and the need for more resources. If you had those powers, would...



Equalities and Human Rights Committee 16 May 2019 [Draft] : 16 May 2019


Rhoda Grant

The report “Getting Rights Right: Human Rights and the Scottish Parliament” talks about a review of your powers. Do you agree that there should be a review? If th...



Meeting of the Parliament 16 May 2019 [Draft] : 16 May 2019


Rhoda Grant

Many members have rightly talked about the importance of food and drink to the Scottish economy. Some have taken that a step further and used the debate as an opp...



Meeting of the Parliament 16 May 2019 [Draft] : 16 May 2019


Rhoda Grant

I simply ask the Scottish Government—come what may—to use its devolved powers to put us in a better place. It is simply wrong that, in a rich country, we have peo...



Meeting of the Parliament 16 May 2019 [Draft] : 16 May 2019


Rhoda Grant

Indeed. Stopping the break-up of the United Kingdom assists the food and drink producers in my constituency. [



Meeting of the Parliament 16 May 2019 [Draft] : 16 May 2019


Rhoda Grant (Highlands and Islands) (Lab)

Like others, I want to highlight the economic benefit of the food and drink industry to Scotland. There is no doubt that Brexit looms large over the industry. A no-deal Brexit would be a dis...



Meeting of the Parliament 15 May 2019 [Draft] : 15 May 2019


Rhoda Grant (Highlands and Islands) (Lab)

Could the Scottish Government look at indemnifying private operators that implement RET on the northern isles route prior to receiving reassurance from the Europe...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-17304.1: Impact of Brexit on Scotland's Food and Drink (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 16/05/2019
Result - For: 29, Against: 82 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-17304.2: Impact of Brexit on Scotland's Food and Drink (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 16/05/2019
Result - For: 14, Against: 97 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-17304.3: Impact of Brexit on Scotland's Food and Drink (Mark Ruskell)
Meeting Date: 16/05/2019
Result - For: 20, Against: 35 Abstain: 56
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ForDefeated
S5M-17304: Impact of Brexit on Scotland's Food and Drink (Fergus Ewing)
Meeting Date: 16/05/2019
Result - For: 76, Against: 29 Abstain: 6
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ForCarried
S5M-17281.4: Treatment Time Guarantee (Jeane Freeman)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2019
Result - For: 57, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-17281.1: Treatment Time Guarantee (Miles Briggs)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2019
Result - For: 53, Against: 57 Abstain: 6
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ForDefeated
S5M-17281.2: Treatment Time Guarantee (Monica Lennon)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2019
Result - For: 53, Against: 57 Abstain: 6
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ForDefeated
S5M-17281: Treatment Time Guarantee (Alex Cole-Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2019
Result - For: 53, Against: 63 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-17280.2: Education (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2019
Result - For: 63, Against: 52 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-17265.2: Adopting the Place Principle (Alex Rowley)
Meeting Date: 14/05/2019
Result - For: 74, Against: 30 Abstain: 0
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Motion S5M-17304.2: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 15/05/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16231: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 07/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16207: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 06/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16123.1: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15951: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 21/02/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15659: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 30/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15507.2: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 22/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15422: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 15/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15279.2: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 09/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15096.1: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 10/12/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5O-03286: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 15/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-23147: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 14/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-23142: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 14/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-23141: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 14/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-23143: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 14/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03194: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 30/04/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03146: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/04/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22447: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 01/04/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22443: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 01/04/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5T-01570: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 22/03/2019 Show Full Question >>

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