Alison McInnes MSP

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Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 21 August 2014 : 21 August 2014
Alison McInnes (North East Scotland) (LD) I will pursue the issues further. Mr Penman said that he made a statement on 30 July about the standing authority. In that, he went further by saying that using specialist officers to support front-line officers is an efficient use of resources. Given that statement, how will you demonstrate that th...

Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 21 August 2014 : 21 August 2014
Alison McInnes The paper on the aim of your review says:

“This review is scheduled for 16 September ... and provides an opportunity for HMICS to make an objective professional assessment that the operational decision making by Police Scotland has followed the relevant guidance and that any conclusion is...

Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 21 August 2014 : 21 August 2014
Alison McInnes That is particularly welcome.

I will ask Mr Emery about operational independence, which is at the heart of the difficulties. If the chief constable asserts that a matter—any matter—is operational, do you feel obliged to accept that?



Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 21 August 2014 : 21 August 2014
Alison McInnes You are responsible for ensuring that the chief constable adheres to the policing principles, which would allow you to investigate things in advance. That would allow you to ask the chief constable to explain what he is thinking of doing about something and to look into almost any policy matter, giv...

Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 21 August 2014 : 21 August 2014
Alison McInnes Yes, but do you not wish that, instead of the earlier arguments that we had, there had been a greater focus on that particular issue?



Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 21 August 2014 : 21 August 2014
Alison McInnes I have a question on the standing authority. The policy change to a standing authority does not just mean that the officers are carrying their guns overtly and their holsters on their hips, does it? It also means that those individual officers decide when to deploy the guns and when to fire them. Is...

Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 21 August 2014 : 21 August 2014
Alison McInnes Will you consider whether the carrying of the arms is exacerbating the possibility of such a situation arising?



Meeting of the Parliament 20 August 2014 : 20 August 2014
Alison McInnes (North East Scotland) (LD) In seeking to appeal to women voters, the nationalists continue to tout uncosted plans and peddle myths on the currency, childcare and most recently the national health service—anything to distract from their record of failing women across Scotland.

The Scottish Government claims that it ...

Meeting of the Parliament 20 August 2014 : 20 August 2014
Alison McInnes I will consider that.

Board membership should be broadly representative of our society, and I am frustrated by the lack of progress towards increasing women’s representation in public life in Scotland. As I have said before, the pace of change here is glacial. Although the SNP’s apparent...

Meeting of the Parliament 20 August 2014 : 20 August 2014
Alison McInnes No.

Action from Liberal Democrats in the UK Government to boost the tax-free allowance means that 160,000 families in Scotland will receive additional help with childcare costs from next year. However, it is essential that our children do not fall behind those south of the border, where ...
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S4M-10843.1.2 Ruth Davidson: Scotland’s Future—As an amendment to amendment S4M-10843.1 in the name
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S4M-10843.1.1 Willie Rennie: Scotland’s Future—As an amendment to amendment S4M-10843.1 in the name
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S4M-10843.1 Johann Lamont: Scotland’s Future—As an amendment to motion S4M-10843 in the name of Alex
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S4M-10843 Alex Salmond: Scotland’s Future—That the Parliament agrees that Scotland is one of the wea
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S4M-10829.3 Jenny Marra: Increasing Opportunities for Women—As an amendment to motion S4M-10829 in t
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S4M-10829.2 Mary Scanlon: Increasing Opportunities for Women—As an amendment to motion S4M-10829 in
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S4M-10829.1 Alison McInnes: Increasing Opportunities for Women—As an amendment to motion S4M-10829 i
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S4M-10829 Angela Constance: Increasing Opportunities for Women—That the Parliament welcomes the grow
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S4M-10777.4 Jackie Baillie: Welfare—As an amendment to motion S4M-10777 in the name of Nicola Sturge
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Motion S4M-10829.1: Alison McInnes, North East Scotland, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 19/08/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10700: Alison McInnes, North East Scotland, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 31/07/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10472: Alison McInnes, North East Scotland, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 24/06/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10347.2: Alison McInnes, North East Scotland, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 16/06/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10122: Alison McInnes, North East Scotland, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 21/05/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09562: Alison McInnes, North East Scotland, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 31/03/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09557: Alison McInnes, North East Scotland, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 31/03/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09415: Alison McInnes, North East Scotland, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 19/03/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09117: Alison McInnes, North East Scotland, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 21/02/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09004: Alison McInnes, North East Scotland, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 10/02/2014 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S4O-03469: Alison McInnes, North East Scotland, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 04/08/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-22102: Alison McInnes, North East Scotland, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 11/07/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-22099: Alison McInnes, North East Scotland, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 11/07/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-22100: Alison McInnes, North East Scotland, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 11/07/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-22101: Alison McInnes, North East Scotland, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 11/07/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-22087: Alison McInnes, North East Scotland, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 11/07/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-22090: Alison McInnes, North East Scotland, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 11/07/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-22088: Alison McInnes, North East Scotland, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 11/07/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-22089: Alison McInnes, North East Scotland, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 11/07/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-22091: Alison McInnes, North East Scotland, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 11/07/2014 Show Full Question >>

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