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:

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Parliamentary Activities

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Meeting of the Parliament 06 February 2019 : 06 February 2019


Rhoda Grant (Highlands and Islands) (Lab)

Scottish farmed salmon enjoys an excellent international reputation for quality and we should never take that for granted. It is important that an industry with e...



Meeting of the Parliament 05 February 2019 : 05 February 2019


Rhoda Grant

I hope that the bill makes that the norm and that that is applied to adult vulnerable witnesses.



Meeting of the Parliament 05 February 2019 : 05 February 2019


Rhoda Grant (Highlands and Islands) (Lab)

I, like other speakers, welcome the bill. Anything that makes giving evidence easier for children and vulnerable witnesses has to be welcomed.



Meeting of the Parliament 05 February 2019 : 05 February 2019


Rhoda Grant (Highlands and Islands) (Lab)

I, too, thank the cabinet secretary for providing advance sight of his statement. There is nothing in it to disagree with, but there is very little detail on how ...



Meeting of the Parliament 23 January 2019 [Draft] : 23 January 2019


Rhoda Grant

Indyref 2 would give more uncertainty to Scotland. I move amendment S5...



Meeting of the Parliament 23 January 2019 [Draft] : 23 January 2019


Rhoda Grant

However, austerity handed down from the UK Government cannot explain the difference between the Scottish economy and the economy of the rest of the UK. Yes, there is the uncertainty of Brexi...



Meeting of the Parliament 23 January 2019 [Draft] : 23 January 2019


Rhoda Grant

Yes, I agree with that. However, there are also gaps in the support provided, and that is most likely to be felt by women.



Meeting of the Parliament 23 January 2019 [Draft] : 23 January 2019


Rhoda Grant (Highlands and Islands) (Lab)

Scotland has a long history of entrepreneurship. Unfortunately, most of it is historic. We need to lay again the foundation that encourages that entrepreneurial s...



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


Rhoda Grant (Highlands and Islands) (Lab)

We have brought the debate to Parliament today in the shadow of company closures and huge job losses. The statistics are frightening, and they all represent people’s lives and futures. For a...



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


Rhoda Grant (Highlands and Islands) (Lab)

I congratulate Gail Ross on securing the debate. I also want to express my support for Highlands and Islands Enterprise surveying young people. That is a benefit ...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-15723: Establishment of a Committee (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 06/02/2019
Result - For: 92, Against: 19 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-15625.1: Budget (Scotland) (No.3) Bill (Murdo Fraser)
Meeting Date: 31/01/2019
Result - For: 30, Against: 96 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-15625: Budget (Scotland) (No.3) Bill (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 31/01/2019
Result - For: 67, Against: 58 Abstain: 1
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AgainstCarried
S5M-15607.1: Presumption to Mainstream (Iain Gray)
Meeting Date: 30/01/2019
Result - For: 27, Against: 92 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-15615.2: Tackling Antisocial Behaviour (Ash Denham)
Meeting Date: 30/01/2019
Result - For: 69, Against: 50 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-15609.2: A Connected Scotland, the Scottish Government’s Strategy for Tackling Social Isolation and Loneliness (Alex Rowley)
Meeting Date: 29/01/2019
Result - For: 23, Against: 84 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-15507.1: Supporting Entrepreneurship (Dean Lockhart)
Meeting Date: 23/01/2019
Result - For: 28, Against: 81 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-15507.2: Supporting Entrepreneurship (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 23/01/2019
Result - For: 82, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-15507: Supporting Entrepreneurship (Kate Forbes)
Meeting Date: 23/01/2019
Result - For: 76, Against: 27 Abstain: 6
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ForCarried
S5M-15514: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 23/01/2019
Result - For: 82, Against: 0 Abstain: 27
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ForCarried

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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 >>
Motion S5M-14858: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 21/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14823: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 19/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14757: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 14/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14652: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 06/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14423: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 23/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5O-02886: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21386: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 01/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02878: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 30/01/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21276: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 28/01/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20998: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 15/01/2019 R Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20631: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5T-01369: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 29/11/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02651: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 27/11/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20076: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 21/11/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20047: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20/11/2018 Show Full Question >>

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