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 06 February 2019 : 06 February 2019


Richard Lochhead

I am confident that Ms Martin’s students did so well because they had such an outstanding lecturer, but of course there are other issues that are relevant to the ...



Meeting of the Parliament 06 February 2019 : 06 February 2019


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

The Scottish funding council is working on developing the national articulation database in order to provide a more comprehensive resource that will allow the identification of students arti...



Meeting of the Parliament 06 February 2019 : 06 February 2019


Richard Lochhead

As Stewart Stevenson says, the progress has been excellent. Indeed, in 2017-18, 15.6 per cent of Scottish domiciled full-time first degree entrants to Scottish un...



Meeting of the Parliament 06 February 2019 : 06 February 2019


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

I welcome the latest statistics, which show a record increase in the number of entrants from our most deprived areas. That demonstrates significant progress on access and the continued stren...



Meeting of the Parliament 06 February 2019 : 06 February 2019


Richard Lochhead

I read “Towards a Cooperative University” in preparation for answering Patrick Harvie’s question, and I am thankful to him for lodging it. Like the principal of Q...



Meeting of the Parliament 06 February 2019 : 06 February 2019


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

The Scottish Government welcomes all contributions on the future of the higher education sector in Scotland, and we have noted the content and views expressed in that particular document, wh...



Meeting of the Parliament 06 February 2019 : 06 February 2019


Richard Lochhead

The Scottish Government, through the Scottish funding council, is working closely with our colleges and universities with regard to capital expenditure.



Meeting of the Parliament 06 February 2019 : 06 February 2019


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

The 2019-20 draft budget for college capital will continue to provide funding for the maintenance of the college sector estate and the completion of the new Forth Valley College campus in Fa...



Meeting of the Parliament 06 February 2019 : 06 February 2019


Richard Lochhead

The Royal Society of Edinburgh’s report “Tapping all our Talents” is excellent; we spoke about that subject in a members’ busine...



Meeting of the Parliament 06 February 2019 : 06 February 2019


Richard Lochhead

The current disputes between lecturers and their employers are, of course, a matter for those two parties to resolve. I will continue to urge them to do that, bec...

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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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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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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S5M-15607.1: Presumption to Mainstream (Iain Gray)
Meeting Date: 30/01/2019
Result - For: 27, Against: 92 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-15615.2: Tackling Antisocial Behaviour (Ash Denham)
Meeting Date: 30/01/2019
Result - For: 69, Against: 50 Abstain: 0
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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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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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S5M-15514: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 23/01/2019
Result - For: 82, Against: 0 Abstain: 27
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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 >>
Motion S5M-13592: Richard Lochhead, Moray, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/08/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13603: Richard Lochhead, Moray, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 22/08/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13366: Richard Lochhead, Moray, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 31/07/2018 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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