Alex Neil MSP

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Alex Neil MSP

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  • Member for: Airdrie and Shotts
  • Region: Central Scotland
  • Party: Scottish National Party

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Parliamentary Activities

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Meeting of the Parliament 26 June 2014 : Thursday, June 26, 2014
Alex Neil I was not saying that Rhoda Grant was quoting from the press report. I was quoting from the press report.



Meeting of the Parliament 26 June 2014 : Thursday, June 26, 2014
Alex Neil As I said in my statement, I have already written to the European Commission, and although the MHRA is a statutory body for the United Kingdom, clearly we want to have direct dialogue with the European Commission to satisfy ourselves that everything is being done objectively to address all the issue...

Meeting of the Parliament 26 June 2014 : Thursday, June 26, 2014
Alex Neil I anticipate that that will be one of the bits of work that the review will address, and work is already going on regarding what support is required in addition to the medical support. Medical support is the immediate priority and I have made it absolutely clear that whatever medical support these w...

Meeting of the Parliament 26 June 2014 : Thursday, June 26, 2014
Alex Neil The chief medical officer has already contacted all the health boards to make sure that the clinicians get in touch with the women affected to offer and arrange early appointments with them. Each woman will go through with her clinician what the most appropriate pathway is for her. It is extremely i...

Meeting of the Parliament 26 June 2014 : Thursday, June 26, 2014
Alex Neil Absolutely. I stress that it is important to involve the patients. The working group that is operating under Dr Frances Elliot’s leadership already contains two representatives from the women’s group. Such representation is extremely important at every level. Nobody knows better the consequences—par...

Meeting of the Parliament 26 June 2014 : Thursday, June 26, 2014
Alex Neil We are already working on the latter issue. Before the suspension was requested, most health boards provided one or both of the procedures. I stress that they are two different procedures—there is commonality on the problems, but we need to address both procedures separately. There is undoubtedly so...

Meeting of the Parliament 26 June 2014 : Thursday, June 26, 2014
Alex Neil First, on discussions with the manufacturers, clearly the whole purpose of the work that is going on in Europe, in the UK and in Scotland is to find out exactly what we need to do to guarantee the future safety of any of the procedures and the use of particular products.

There will be a ...

Meeting of the Parliament 26 June 2014 : Thursday, June 26, 2014
Alex Neil I have the “Synthetic Vaginal Mesh Mid-urethral Tape Procedure for the Surgical Treatment of Stress Urinary Incontinence in Women” booklet in front of me. For the sake of ensuring that I cover this properly, I will list what it covers in its 18 pages. It includes an explanation of terms, a definitio...

Meeting of the Parliament 26 June 2014 : Thursday, June 26, 2014
Alex Neil I think that in evidence to the Public Petitions Committee, the medical director of NHS Dumfries and Galloway said—it was certainly reported in the press—that Dumfries and Galloway had suspended the procedures. In fact, NHS Dumfries and Galloway has stopped the procedures; it did not suspend them, b...

Meeting of the Parliament 26 June 2014 : Thursday, June 26, 2014
Alex Neil The main motivation for asking the health boards to suspend the treatments is patient safety; after all, the issue is not just the adverse events themselves but the horrific impact on women when things go wrong. It really ruins lives, which is why patient safety and quality must be absolutely at the...
Vote DetailMSP VoteResult

Amendment 38 moved by Alex Johnstone on motion S4M-10438 Margaret Burgess: Housing (Scotland) Bill—T
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Amendment 1 moved by John Lamont on motion S4M-10438 Margaret Burgess: Housing (Scotland) Bill—That
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Amendment 2 moved by John Lamont on motion S4M-10438 Margaret Burgess: Housing (Scotland) Bill—That
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Amendment 41 moved by Alex Johnstone on motion S4M-10438 Margaret Burgess: Housing (Scotland) Bill—T
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Amendment 42 moved by Mary Fee on motion S4M-10438 Margaret Burgess: Housing (Scotland) Bill—That th
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Amendment 5 moved by Patrick Harvie on motion S4M-10438 Margaret Burgess: Housing (Scotland) Bill—Th
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Amendment 45 moved by Drew Smith on motion S4M-10438 Margaret Burgess: Housing (Scotland) Bill—That
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Amendment 6 moved by Margaret Burgess on motion S4M-10438 Margaret Burgess: Housing (Scotland) Bill—
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Amendment 7 moved by Claudia Beamish on motion S4M-10438 Margaret Burgess: Housing (Scotland) Bill—T
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Amendment 46 moved by Malcolm Chisholm on motion S4M-10438 Margaret Burgess: Housing (Scotland) Bill
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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Motion S4M-10156: Alex Neil, Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28/05/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09336: Alex Neil, Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13/03/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09334: Alex Neil, Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13/03/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09222: Alex Neil, Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/03/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09115: Alex Neil, Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/02/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08915: Alex Neil, Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party, On Behalf of Parliamentary Bureau, Date Lodged: 31/01/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08752.3: Alex Neil, Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 14/01/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08674: Alex Neil, Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/12/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08580: Alex Neil, Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11/12/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08389: Alex Neil, Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 22/11/2013 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S3W-20481: Alex Neil, Central Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/02/2009 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-20180: Alex Neil, Central Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26/01/2009 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-20020: Alex Neil, Central Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/01/2009 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-19295: Alex Neil, Central Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 22/12/2008 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-19297: Alex Neil, Central Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 22/12/2008 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-19296: Alex Neil, Central Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 22/12/2008 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-19293: Alex Neil, Central Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 22/12/2008 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-19294: Alex Neil, Central Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 22/12/2008 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-19298: Alex Neil, Central Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 22/12/2008 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-19299: Alex Neil, Central Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 22/12/2008 Show Full Question >>

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