Richard Leonard MSP

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Meeting of the Parliament 22 May 2019 [Draft] : 22 May 2019


Richard Leonard

The time has come to act. When I raised the matter with the First Minister 20 days ago, she responded:



Meeting of the Parliament 22 May 2019 [Draft] : 22 May 2019


Richard Leonard

Just last week, EDF boasted that it is creating 60 new office jobs in Edinburgh, but what we are talking about is a renewable energy contract worth £2 billion jus...



Meeting of the Parliament 22 May 2019 [Draft] : 22 May 2019


2. Richard Leonard (Central Scotland) (Lab)

I refer members to my entry in the register of members’ interests. Thr...



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


Richard Leonard

The terms of reference that were set for the inquiry state that it must



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


Richard Leonard

I hear what the First Minister is saying, but I ask her to listen to these words, which I heard just this morning: <...



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


2. Richard Leonard (Central Scotland) (Lab)

This week is mental health awareness week. As a society, we are increasingly open about, and understanding of, mental health. However, we must also recognise that we need to do much more to ...



Meeting of the Parliament 09 May 2019 [Draft] : 09 May 2019


Richard Leonard

If the Government were to use the powers that it has, it might have a better case to make for having more of them.



Meeting of the Parliament 09 May 2019 [Draft] : 09 May 2019


Richard Leonard

I think that the First Minister’s calculator needs adjusting, because Labour built 35,000 social houses when it was in power.



Meeting of the Parliament 02 May 2019 [Draft] : 02 May 2019


Richard Leonard

The First Minister talks of action and ambition, and she has a bold climate change target. However, her boldest climate change policy is a £150 million tax cut th...



Meeting of the Parliament 02 May 2019 [Draft] : 02 May 2019


Richard Leonard

According to the Scottish TUC, only 46,000 jobs have been created in the sector, where the Government promised 130,000—that is just over one third of the number p...

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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Not VotedDefeated
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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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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Not VotedDefeated
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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Not VotedCarried
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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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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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-17251: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 10/05/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17000.2: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 23/04/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16257.1: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 11/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15390: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 14/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15261.2: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 08/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14405: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 22/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12842: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 15/06/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-10285.1: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/02/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-09513.2: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/12/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-09367: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 04/12/2017 R Show Full Motion >>
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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Question S5F-03346: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-03320: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 09/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-03303: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 02/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-03278: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 25/04/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-03256: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/04/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-03233: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 29/03/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-03203: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 22/03/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-03173: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/03/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-03144: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 07/03/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-03116: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 01/03/2019 Show Full Question >>

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