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Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 24 September 2020 [Draft] : 24 September 2020


Sarah Boyack (Lothian) (Lab)

I join colleagues in congratulating Daniel Johnson on getting his bill to Parliament and this stage. It is clear that there are more discussion and negotiation to...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 24 September 2020 [Draft] : 24 September 2020


Sarah Boyack (Lothian) (Lab)

Our local government colleagues regularly lobby us on their need for more of the powers and flexibility that are at the Scottish...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 24 September 2020 [Draft] : 24 September 2020


Sarah Boyack (Lothian) (Lab)

Will the First Minister intervene to help Capital Theatres, Edinburgh’s theatre charity, weather the storm that it is facing due to loss of income? Without emergency funding, jobs are at ris...



Local Government and Communities Committee 23 September 2020 [Draft] : 23 September 2020


Sarah Boyack

I agree with a lot of what Andy Wightman said. Our challenge is that, at the heart of the issue, we simply do not have enough appropriate housing across the country. There is a fundamental s...



Local Government and Communities Committee 23 September 2020 [Draft] : 23 September 2020


Sarah Boyack

I draw attention to my entry in the register of members’ interests. I ...



Local Government and Communities Committee 23 September 2020 [Draft] : 23 September 2020


Sarah Boyack (Lothian) (Lab)

I declare an interest as a former employee of the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations.



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 22 September 2020 [Draft] : 22 September 2020


Sarah Boyack (Lothian) (Lab)

This has been an excellent debate with an unusual level of cross-party agreement on the need for action across society. It is about leadership, monitoring and imp...



Local Government and Communities Committee 16 September 2020 [Draft] : 16 September 2020


Sarah Boyack

Does the guidance from the Scottish Government need to be stronger, or is the issue more about culture and giving the implementation of the 2015 act a bit more time?



Local Government and Communities Committee 16 September 2020 [Draft] : 16 September 2020


Sarah Boyack

We have focused quite a lot on local government and different ways of empowering communities and changing culture and structures, but we have not touched much on ...



Local Government and Communities Committee 16 September 2020 [Draft] : 16 September 2020


Sarah Boyack

That is useful feedback. Is there a difference between the use of participation requests and asset transfers? Is there a breakdown between urban and rural areas? Is there evidence of areas u...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-22780.3: Prioritising Education Over Independence (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 23/09/2020
Result - For: 65, Against: 55 Abstain: 0
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S5M-22780: Prioritising Education Over Independence (Jamie Greene)
Meeting Date: 23/09/2020
Result - For: 64, Against: 35 Abstain: 21
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AbstainCarried
S5M-22800: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 23/09/2020
Result - For: 114, Against: 1 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-22803: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 23/09/2020
Result - For: 108, Against: 6 Abstain: 0
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S5M-22731.2: Employment Support (Maurice Golden)
Meeting Date: 17/09/2020
Result - For: 29, Against: 88 Abstain: 0
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S5M-22731: Employment Support (Jamie Hepburn)
Meeting Date: 17/09/2020
Result - For: 89, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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S5M-22711.3: Sustainable Aviation Beyond COVID-19 (Michael Matheson)
Meeting Date: 16/09/2020
Result - For: 54, Against: 60 Abstain: 0
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S5M-22711.1: Sustainable Aviation Beyond COVID-19 (Graham Simpson)
Meeting Date: 16/09/2020
Result - For: 29, Against: 86 Abstain: 0
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S5M-22711.2: Sustainable Aviation Beyond COVID-19 (Patrick Harvie)
Meeting Date: 16/09/2020
Result - For: 6, Against: 109 Abstain: 0
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S5M-22711: Sustainable Aviation Beyond COVID-19 (Colin Smyth)
Meeting Date: 16/09/2020
Result - For: 54, Against: 61 Abstain: 0
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Motion S5M-22754: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/09/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22375: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 06/08/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22316: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 27/07/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22249: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 09/07/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22112: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 22/06/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22092: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/06/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22028: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/06/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21885: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 01/06/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21604: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 29/04/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21189: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 09/03/2020 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-31533: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 01/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31500: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 31/08/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-04535: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 26/08/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-04297: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/08/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-04488: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/08/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31038: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 31/07/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31040: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 31/07/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31037: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 31/07/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31039: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 31/07/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31018: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 30/07/2020 Show Full Question >>

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