Richard Lochhead MSP

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Richard Lochhead MSP

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  • Member for: Moray
  • Region: Highlands and Islands
  • Party: Scottish National Party

Richard is a member of the following Committees:

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

Parliamentary Activities

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Meeting of the Parliament 04 December 2019 [Draft] : 04 December 2019


Richard Lochhead

I thank the minister for all his efforts on the issue. The debate, understandably, is focused on the impact on consumers, but does he recognise that delivery char...



Meeting of the Parliament 04 December 2019 [Draft] : 04 December 2019


The Minister for Further Education, Higher Education and Science (Richard Lochhead)

I congratulate the member on securing this important debate. Does she agree that it is absurd that in places such as Moray the delivery trucks pass homes and busi...



Meeting of the Parliament 26 November 2019 [Draft] : 26 November 2019


Richard Lochhead

Absolutely. We must recognise that the third sector and the charitable sector invest literally hundreds of millions of pounds in research projects in Scotland.

Meeting of the Parliament 26 November 2019 [Draft] : 26 November 2019


Richard Lochhead

I thank members for their contributions to this debate in celebration of Scotland’s scientific heritage and the continuing excellence that we see in our country t...



Meeting of the Parliament 26 November 2019 [Draft] : 26 November 2019


Richard Lochhead

The member makes an interesting point, but surely he is not suggesting that scientists should make policy. We have elected politicians to apply ethics and other criteria when deciding on the...



Meeting of the Parliament 26 November 2019 [Draft] : 26 November 2019


Richard Lochhead

Will the member at least acknowledge that the biggest threat to researchers and academic staff basing themselves in Scotland is not the tax regime but the threat ...



Meeting of the Parliament 26 November 2019 [Draft] : 26 November 2019


Richard Lochhead

From all my conversations with many leading researchers and their representatives in Scotland, the best deal for science and research in Scotland would be to have no Brexit and to remain wit...



Meeting of the Parliament 26 November 2019 [Draft] : 26 November 2019


The Minister for Further Education, Higher Education and Science (Richard Lochhead)

I welcome the opportunity to present the motion to Parliament. Since s...



Meeting of the Parliament 26 November 2019 [Draft] : 26 November 2019


Richard Lochhead

If employees have concerns about their workload, or about any other issue—I know that a number of issues are being discussed as part of the dispute—they have every right to raise those conce...



Meeting of the Parliament 26 November 2019 [Draft] : 26 November 2019


Richard Lochhead

Of course the unions are acting within their rights in highlighting what they see as genuine concerns, and they are right to do so. As I said, I urge both sides to get round the negotiating ...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-20110.3: Achieving a Fairer Scotland (Pauline McNeill)
Meeting Date: 04/12/2019
Result - For: 2, Against: 1 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-20110: Achieving a Fairer Scotland (Aileen Campbell)
Meeting Date: 04/12/2019
Result - For: 0, Against: 2 Abstain: 1
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Not VotedDefeated
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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AgainstDefeated
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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ForCarried
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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AgainstDefeated
S5M-20110: Achieving a Fairer Scotland (Aileen Campbell)
Meeting Date: 04/12/2019
Result - For: 70, Against: 22 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
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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Not VotedCarried
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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Not VotedDefeated
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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Not VotedCarried
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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Not VotedCarried

Search for other Motions lodged by Richard Lochhead
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Motion S5M-20027: Richard Lochhead, Moray, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/11/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18767: Richard Lochhead, Moray, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 09/09/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16407.4: Richard Lochhead, Moray, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14638: Richard Lochhead, Moray, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14432: Richard Lochhead, Moray, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13695: Richard Lochhead, Moray, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 30/08/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13686: Richard Lochhead, Moray, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 30/08/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13687: Richard Lochhead, Moray, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 30/08/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13654: Richard Lochhead, Moray, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28/08/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13612: Richard Lochhead, Moray, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23/08/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-18462: Richard Lochhead, Moray, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28/08/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18126: Richard Lochhead, Moray, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 08/08/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18123: Richard Lochhead, Moray, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 08/08/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18124: Richard Lochhead, Moray, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 08/08/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18039: Richard Lochhead, Moray, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 06/08/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17960: Richard Lochhead, Moray, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 31/07/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17957: Richard Lochhead, Moray, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 31/07/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17956: Richard Lochhead, Moray, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 31/07/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17959: Richard Lochhead, Moray, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 31/07/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17958: Richard Lochhead, Moray, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 31/07/2018 Show Full Question >>

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