Alex Salmond MSP

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Alex Salmond MSP

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  • Member for: Aberdeenshire East
  • Region: North East 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
The First Minister I have already pointed out that we are working to improve the 93 per cent figure in accident and emergency, but I have also pointed out that that is rather greater than the 87 per cent figure that was hailed as a success in 2006.

The planning for the Commonwealth games that Murdo Fraser ...

Meeting of the Parliament 26 June 2014 : Thursday, June 26, 2014
The First Minister (Alex Salmond) We agree with them, which is not that surprising, given that Paul Gray is not only the chief executive of NHS Scotland but the Scottish Government’s director general of health and social care.



Meeting of the Parliament 26 June 2014 : Thursday, June 26, 2014
The First Minister We hear that it is across the world. We need only glance south of the border to see that, in the past three years, England and Wales have lost as many officers as the total complement of the Scottish police force. I believe that the decline in crime figures in Scotland is due to the hard work of the...

Meeting of the Parliament 26 June 2014 : Thursday, June 26, 2014
The First Minister I do not accept that people do not have confidence in the recorded crime figures in the Scottish national statistics. They are kite-marked figures from national statistics. I do not think that Graeme Pearson should question them. After all, they are on the same basis as the figures that the Labour P...

Meeting of the Parliament 26 June 2014 : Thursday, June 26, 2014
The First Minister (Alex Salmond) As Graeme Pearson knows, Police Scotland’s management information gives a snapshot of the strong progress that it has made in its first year, with all parts of Scotland now enjoying the benefits of a single service.

Our “Recorded Crime in Scotland 2012-13” national statistics bulletin sho...

Meeting of the Parliament 26 June 2014 : Thursday, June 26, 2014
The First Minister We have made representations to the UK Government over a substantial period, expressing our concerns over developments such as the growth of fixed-odds betting terminals. Most recently, a letter was sent on 29 May that highlighted the risks to public health and called for a more preventative approac...

Meeting of the Parliament 26 June 2014 : Thursday, June 26, 2014
The First Minister (Alex Salmond) Direct action on those areas is reserved, but within our powers we are taking what action we can. Scottish ministers held a summit on 23 April on payday lending and gambling, and the Minister for Local Government and Planning will shortly publish the action plan that followed the summit.

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Meeting of the Parliament 26 June 2014 : Thursday, June 26, 2014
The First Minister If the Labour Party had truly wanted to pursue this issue—the sticky wicket on which it is now batting—we would have heard something about it from Johann Lamont earlier today.

I do not have to respond to Professor Iain McLean. Incidentally, he believes in the scrapping of the Barnett form...

Meeting of the Parliament 26 June 2014 : Thursday, June 26, 2014
The First Minister First, that is not what Professor Dunleavy argued. Secondly, Liam McArthur will find a full exposition of defence costs and budget over the period in chapter 6 of the white paper.

It seemed to me unfortunate, at First Minister’s question time last week, that Liam McArthur’s colleague did ...

Meeting of the Parliament 26 June 2014 : Thursday, June 26, 2014
The First Minister Professor Dunleavy’s report says:

“Whitehall has been forbidden to discuss issues with Scottish officials and to do any contingency planning for independence, in case the conclusions suggest independence would not cause major problems.”

That is the analysis of the distinguished...
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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-09773: Alex Salmond, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 22/04/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09774: Alex Salmond, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party, On Behalf of Parliamentary Bureau, Date Lodged: 22/04/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08707: Alex Salmond, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 06/01/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08559: Alex Salmond, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10/12/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08407: Alex Salmond, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/11/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-07721: Alex Salmond, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16/09/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-06450: Alex Salmond, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 01/05/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-05981: Alex Salmond, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18/03/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-04011: Alex Salmond, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/09/2012 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-03113: Alex Salmond, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 29/05/2012 Show Full Motion >>
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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Question S1W-15120: Alex Salmond, Banff and Buchan, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/04/2001 Show Full Question >>
Question S1W-14237: Alex Salmond, Banff and Buchan, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16/03/2001 Show Full Question >>
Question S1W-14124: Alex Salmond, Banff and Buchan, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13/03/2001 Show Full Question >>
Question S1W-14125: Alex Salmond, Banff and Buchan, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13/03/2001 Show Full Question >>
Question S1O-03120: Alex Salmond, Banff and Buchan, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 07/03/2001 Show Full Question >>
Question S1W-13760: Alex Salmond, Banff and Buchan, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28/02/2001 Show Full Question >>
Question S1W-13761: Alex Salmond, Banff and Buchan, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28/02/2001 Show Full Question >>
Question S1W-13483: Alex Salmond, Banff and Buchan, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16/02/2001 Show Full Question >>
Question S1W-13698: Alex Salmond, Banff and Buchan, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12/02/2001 Show Full Question >>
Question S1W-13069: Alex Salmond, Banff and Buchan, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/02/2001 Show Full Question >>

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