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

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Meeting of the Parliament 03 February 2016 [Draft] : Wednesday, February 03, 2016


The Cabinet Secretary for Social Justice, Communities and Pensioners’ Rights (Alex Neil)

Let me answer succinctly, Presiding Officer. This Government’s priorit...



Meeting of the Parliament 03 February 2016 [Draft] : Wednesday, February 03, 2016


Alex Neil

The help-to-buy budget is £195 million and is funded through financial transactions. All financial transactions funding is committed, including to other parts of ...



Meeting of the Parliament 03 February 2016 [Draft] : Wednesday, February 03, 2016


The Cabinet Secretary for Social Justice, Communities and Pensioners’ Rights (Alex Neil)

The United Kingdom Government has not yet published its consultation on transferring attendance allowance to local authorities down south, so I am not in a position to comment in any detail ...



Meeting of the Parliament 03 February 2016 [Draft] : Wednesday, February 03, 2016


Alex Neil

The independent living fund is a good example of how we protect services in Scotland, compared to the axing of services south of the border. The Scottish independ...



Meeting of the Parliament 14 January 2016 [Draft] : Thursday, January 14, 2016


The Cabinet Secretary for Social Justice, Communities and Pensioners’ Rights (Alex Neil)

We believe in a fair and equal Scotland and our commitment to universal public services, which we reaffirmed in the recent draft budget, is vital to create the right social and economic cond...



Meeting of the Parliament 14 January 2016 [Draft] : Thursday, January 14, 2016


Alex Neil

Absolutely. Universal services in Scotland are wide ranging and consequently apply to different groups on a range of bases. It would be extremely difficult to apply any form of means testing...



Meeting of the Parliament 14 January 2016 [Draft] : Thursday, January 14, 2016


Alex Neil

We already have progressive universalism. For example, in the health service—[Interruption.]



Meeting of the Parliament 14 January 2016 [Draft] : Thursday, January 14, 2016


Alex Neil

—we have more than 100 deep-end practices, in and around Glasgow in particular. They get additional resources for link workers and the like. My point about Johann...



Meeting of the Parliament 13 January 2016 [Draft] : Wednesday, January 13, 2016


The Cabinet Secretary for Social Justice, Communities and Pensioners’ Rights (Alex Neil)

I welcome the new member before she leaves the chamber. We look forward to debating with her in the next 10 weeks or so.



Meeting of the Parliament 13 January 2016 [Draft] : Wednesday, January 13, 2016


Alex Neil

I said that the GDP figures were a success given the state of the oil industry, the impact of the austerity measures that were implemented by the Government that Willie Rennie supported and,...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult

Amendment 28 moved by on motion S4M-15561 Jamie Hepburn: Carers (Scotland) Bill—That the Parliament
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Amendment 29 moved by on motion S4M-15561 Jamie Hepburn: Carers (Scotland) Bill—That the Parliament
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Amendment 30 moved by on motion S4M-15561 Jamie Hepburn: Carers (Scotland) Bill—That the Parliament
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S4M-14673 Richard Simpson: Alcohol (Licensing, Public Health and Criminal Justice) (Scotland) Bill—T
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S4M-15522 John Swinney: Budget (Scotland) (No.5) Bill—That the Parliament agrees to the general prin
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S4M-15522.1 Jackie Baillie: Budget (Scotland) (No.5) Bill—As an amendment to motion S4M-15522 in the
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Amendment 18 moved by Mark Griffin on motion S4M-15521 Angela Constance: Education (Scotland) Bill—T
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Amendment 29 moved by Liam McArthur on motion S4M-15521 Angela Constance: Education (Scotland) Bill—
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Amendment 30 moved by Liam McArthur on motion S4M-15521 Angela Constance: Education (Scotland) Bill—
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Amendment 32 moved by Liam McArthur on motion S4M-15521 Angela Constance: Education (Scotland) Bill—
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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Motion S4M-15553: Alex Neil, Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 02/02/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15344: Alex Neil, Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18/01/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15290.4: Alex Neil, Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12/01/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-14688.3: Alex Neil, Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/11/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12677.2: Alex Neil, Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/03/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12241: Alex Neil, Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/02/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12227: Alex Neil, Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 02/02/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12095: Alex Neil, Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/01/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11641: Alex Neil, Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20/11/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11570: Alex Neil, Airdrie and Shotts, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/11/2014 Show Full Motion >>
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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
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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