Tricia Marwick MSP

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Tricia Marwick MSP

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  • Member for: Mid Fife and Glenrothes
  • Region: Mid Scotland and Fife
  • Party: No Party Affiliation

Tricia is a member of the following Committees:

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

Parliamentary Activities

Presiding Officer
Convener of the Conveners Group
Convener of the Parliamentary Bureau
Convener of the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body

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Meeting of the Parliament 30 October 2014 General Question Time and First Minister's Question Time : 30 October 2014
The Presiding Officer (Tricia Marwick)

Good morning. Question 1 is in the name of Michael McMahon. Michael has been unavoidably detained, so we will go right to question 2.



Meeting of the Parliament 30 October 2014 General Question Time and First Minister's Question Time : 30 October 2014
The Presiding Officer

Mr Gibson, you may have a supplementary if you promise to ask one question.



Meeting of the Parliament 30 October 2014 General Question Time and First Minister's Question Time : 30 October 2014
The Presiding Officer (Tricia Marwick)

We now move to First Minister’s questions. I call Jackie Baillie to ask question 1.



Meeting of the Parliament 30 October 2014 General Question Time and First Minister's Question Time : 30 October 2014
The Presiding Officer

I would appreciate a brief question and a brief answer. We have a lot to get through today.



Meeting of the Parliament 30 October 2014 General Question Time and First Minister's Question Time : 30 October 2014
The Presiding Officer

Order. I have a number of constituency questions that are very important to the members. I ask that questions and answers be brief in order to allow me to get through as many as possible.



Meeting of the Parliament 29 October 2014 : 29 October 2014
The Presiding Officer (Tricia Marwick)

The next item of business is consideration of business motion S4M-11318, in the name of Joe FitzPatrick, on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau, setting out a business programme.

Motion moved,

That the Parliament agrees the following programme of business—

Tuesday 4 November 2014

2.00 pm Time for Reflection

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

followed by Topical Questions (if selected)

followed by Stage 3 Proceedings: Historic Environment Scotland Bill

followed by Ministerial Statement: Scottish Greenhouse Gas Emissions Annual Target Report 2012

followed by Scottish Government Debate: Town Centre Action Plan, One Year On

followed by Legislative Consent Motion: Deregulation Bill – UK Legislation

followed by Legislative Consent Motion: Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill – UK Legislation

followed by Business Motions

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.15 pm Decision Time

followed by Members’ Business

Wednesday 5 November 2014

2.00 pm Parliamentary Bureau Motions

2.00 pm Portfolio Questions
Finance, Employment and Sustainable Growth

followed by Scottish Labour Party Business

followed by Business Motions

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

followed by Members’ Business

Thursday 6 November 2014

11.40 am Parliamentary Bureau Motions

11.40 am General Questions

12.00 pm First Minister’s Questions

followed by Members’ Business

2.30 pm Parliamentary Bureau Motions

followed by Ministerial Statement: Winter Resilience

followed by Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee Debate: Inquiry into Lobbying

followed by Business Motions

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

Tuesday 11 November 2014

2.00 pm Time for Reflection

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

followed by Topical Questions (if selected)

followed by Scottish Government Business

followed by Business Motions

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

followed by Members’ Business

Wednesday 12 November 2014

2.00 pm Parliamentary Bureau Motions

2.00 pm Portfolio Questions
Rural Affairs, Food and the Environment;
Justice and the Law Officers

followed by Scottish Government Business

followed by Business Motions

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time

followed by Members’ Business

Thursday 13 November 2014

11.40 am Parliamentary Bureau Motions

11.40 am General Questions

12.00 pm First Minister’s Questions

followed by Members’ Business

2.30 pm Parliamentary Bureau Motions

followed by Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body Questions

followed by Scottish Government Business

followed by Business Motions

followed by Parliamentary Bureau Motions

5.00 pm Decision Time—[Joe FitzPatrick.]

Motion agreed to.



Meeting of the Parliament 29 October 2014 : 29 October 2014
The Presiding Officer (Tricia Marwick)

The next item of business is consideration of five Parliamentary Bureau motions.

I ask Joe FitzPatrick to move motion S4M-11334, on amendment to the name, remit and duration of a committee.

Motion moved,

That the Parliament amends the name, remit and duration of the Referendum (Scotland) Bill Committee established on 23 October 2012—

from—

Name of Committee: Referendum (Scotland) Bill Committee.

Remit: To consider matters relating to The Scotland Act 1998 (Modification of Schedule 5) Order 2013, the Referendum (Scotland) Bill, its implementation and any associated legislation.

Duration: Until 31 December 2014.

to—

Name of Committee: Devolution (Further Powers) Committee.

Remit: To consider matters relating to The Scotland Act 1998 (Modification of Schedule 5) Order 2013, the Scottish Independence Referendum Act 2013, its implementation and any associated legislation. Furthermore, (i) until the end of November 2014 or when the final report of the Scotland Devolution Commission has been published, to facilitate engagement of stakeholders with the Scotland Devolution Commission and to engage in an agreed programme of work with the commission as it develops its proposals; and (ii) thereafter, to consider the work of the Scotland Devolution Commission, the proposals it makes for further devolution to the Scottish Parliament, other such proposals for further devolution and any legislation to implement such proposals that may be introduced in the UK Parliament or Scottish Parliament after the commission has published its final report.

Duration: For the remainder of the current session of the Parliament.—[Joe FitzPatrick.]



Meeting of the Parliament 29 October 2014 : 29 October 2014
The Presiding Officer

I ask Joe FitzPatrick to move motions S4M-11319, S4M-11320, S4M-11322 and S4M-11323, on approval of Scottish statutory instruments.

That the Parliament agrees that the Bankruptcy and Debt Advice (Scotland) Act 2014 (Consequential Provisions) Order 2014 [draft] be approved.

That the Parliament agrees that the Bankruptcy (Money Advice and Deduction from Income etc.) (Scotland) Regulations 2014 [draft] be approved.

That the Parliament agrees that the Common Financial Tool etc. (Scotland) Regulations 2014 [draft] be approved.

That the Parliament agrees that the Debt Arrangement Scheme (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2014 [draft] be approved.—[Joe FitzPatrick.]



Meeting of the Parliament 29 October 2014 : 29 October 2014
The Presiding Officer

The questions on the motions will be put at decision time.



Meeting of the Parliament 29 October 2014 : 29 October 2014
The Presiding Officer (Tricia Marwick)

There are five questions to be put as a result of today’s business. I remind members that, in relation to today’s debate, if the amendment in the name of Michael Russell is agreed to, the amendment in the name of Neil Bibby falls.

The first question is, that amendment S4M-11304.3, in the name of Michael Russell, which seeks to amend motion S4M-11304, in the name of Liz Smith, on addressing the attainment gap in Scottish schools, be agreed to. Are we agreed?

Members: No.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult

S3M-8177 Charlie Gordon: That the Parliament believes that market failure in the bus industry requir
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NoDefeated

S3M-8177.2: Alison McInnes: As an amendment to motion S3M-8177 in the name of Charlie Gordon (Transp
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NoDefeated

S3M-8177.3: Jackson Carlaw: As an amendment to motion S3M-8177 in the name of Charlie Gordon (Transp
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NoDefeated

S3M-8177.1 Keith Brown: Transport— As an amendment to motion S3M-8177 in the name of Charlie Gordon
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YesDefeated

Amendment 15 moved by Ted Brocklebank on motion S3M-8128: Private Rented Housing (Scotland) Bill - T
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YesCarried

Amendment 1 moved by Pauline McNeill on motion S3M-8128: Private Rented Housing (Scotland) Bill - Th
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YesCarried

S3M-8130 John Swinney: The Local Government Finance (Scotland) Amendment Order 2011—That the Parliam
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YesCarried

S3M-8114 Iain Gray: Scotland Bill - UK Legislation—That the Parliament agrees that, further to motio
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YesCarried

S3M-8114.2 Margaret Mitchell: Scotland Bill - UK Legislation—As an amendment to motion (S3M-8114) in
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YesDefeated

S3M-8114.1 Fiona Hyslop: Scotland Bill - UK Legislation—As an amendment to motion (S3M-8114) in the
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YesDefeated

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Motion S3M-07901: Tricia Marwick, Central Fife, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 04/02/2011 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S3M-07217: Tricia Marwick, Central Fife, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 14/10/2010 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S3M-07083: Tricia Marwick, Central Fife, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23/09/2010 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S3M-07048: Tricia Marwick, Central Fife, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 22/09/2010 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S3M-06592: Tricia Marwick, Central Fife, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16/06/2010 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S3M-06454: Tricia Marwick, Central Fife, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 01/06/2010 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S3M-06422: Tricia Marwick, Central Fife, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26/05/2010 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S3M-06239: Tricia Marwick, Central Fife, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 30/04/2010 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S3M-06214: Tricia Marwick, Central Fife, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27/04/2010 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S3M-05792: Tricia Marwick, Central Fife, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 22/02/2010 Show Full Motion >>
Search for other Questions asked by Tricia Marwick
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Question S3W-40351: Tricia Marwick, Central Fife, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 08/03/2011 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-38767: Tricia Marwick, Central Fife, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13/01/2011 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-30858: Tricia Marwick, Central Fife, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/01/2010 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-29831: Tricia Marwick, Central Fife, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 09/12/2009 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-29673: Tricia Marwick, Central Fife, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/12/2009 Show Full Question >>
Question S3O-08320: Tricia Marwick, Central Fife, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/11/2009 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-25828: Tricia Marwick, Central Fife, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 14/07/2009 Show Full Question >>
Question S3O-07532: Tricia Marwick, Central Fife, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/06/2009 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-23486: Tricia Marwick, Central Fife, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/05/2009 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-23487: Tricia Marwick, Central Fife, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/05/2009 Show Full Question >>

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