Angela Constance MSP

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Angela Constance MSP

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  • Member for: Almond Valley
  • Region: Lothian
  • Party: Scottish National Party

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Parliamentary Activities

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Meeting of the Parliament 20 August 2014 : Wednesday, August 20, 2014
The Cabinet Secretary for Training, Youth and Women’s Employment (Angela Constance) This Government’s ambition—to secure sustainable economic growth—has been consistent, and the current strength of our economy and labour market reflects the strength of our commitment to that ambition. Women are key to the strength and resilience of Scotland’s economy and they have made a huge contr...

Meeting of the Parliament 20 August 2014 : Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Angela Constance Given that Ms Marra is a great believer in the power of Westminster to change our lives for the better, will she tell me why, if Westminster is such a success, the Equal Pay Act 1970—despite being as old as I am; that is how old it is—is still to be fully implemented?



Meeting of the Parliament 20 August 2014 : Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Angela Constance If Ms Marra had listened to my speech, she would know that the first priority of a fair work commission will be implementing mandatory equal pay audits so that we can identify and address the problem as speedily as possible and not wait until I am in my dotage or my 80s.



Meeting of the Parliament 20 August 2014 : Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Angela Constance I challenge Ms Marra on that point. The Scottish Further and Higher Education Funding Council has decided not to fund very short-term courses, but all courses that involve employability or progression into work remain in our college system. I remind her that the majority of college students—particul...

Meeting of the Parliament 20 August 2014 : Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Angela Constance Would Mary Scanlon accept that around 50,000 babies are born every year in Scotland, which means that, every year, women are lost from the labour market? We do not have to be economists to know that one of the biggest barriers to women getting into work is access to childcare. Will she therefore acc...

Meeting of the Parliament 20 August 2014 : Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Angela Constance Will Mary Scanlon give way on that point?



Meeting of the Parliament 20 August 2014 : Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Angela Constance Will Ms McInnes lend her support to the letter that Shona Robison sent to the UK Government yesterday calling for a section 30 order under the Scotland Act 1998 giving competence to the Parliament in equalities?



Meeting of the Parliament 20 August 2014 : Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Angela Constance Will the member give way on that point?



Meeting of the Parliament 20 August 2014 : Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Angela Constance This has been a very consensual debate. In case anyone is wondering which debate I have been listening to, I mean by that that the majority of us agree on the destination. I suppose that the difference of opinion rests on the route that we take towards achieving equality.

I have always be...

Meeting of the Parliament 20 August 2014 : Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Angela Constance The proportion of women on public boards in Scotland is at 38 per cent, but we need to be far more ambitious than that, and to achieve 40 per cent.

Also, this Government, unlike the UK Government, took on the public sector equality duty, applied it to the public sector—as we are able to d...
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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: Angela Constance, Almond Valley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18/08/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10214: Angela Constance, Almond Valley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/06/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09744: Angela Constance, Almond Valley, Scottish National Party, On Behalf of Parliamentary Bureau, Date Lodged: 16/04/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09575: Angela Constance, Almond Valley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 01/04/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09376: Angela Constance, Almond Valley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/03/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08462: Angela Constance, Almond Valley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 02/12/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-07939: Angela Constance, Almond Valley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 07/10/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-06492: Angela Constance, Almond Valley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 07/05/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-05319: Angela Constance, Almond Valley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 08/01/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-05109: Angela Constance, Almond Valley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 04/12/2012 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S3W-37111: Angela Constance, Livingston, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26/10/2010 Show Full Question >>
Question S3O-11446: Angela Constance, Livingston, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23/09/2010 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-34741: Angela Constance, Livingston, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 22/06/2010 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-34740: Angela Constance, Livingston, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 22/06/2010 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-34459: Angela Constance, Livingston, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11/06/2010 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-34461: Angela Constance, Livingston, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11/06/2010 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-34460: Angela Constance, Livingston, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11/06/2010 Show Full Question >>
Question S3O-10609: Angela Constance, Livingston, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20/05/2010 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-32037: Angela Constance, Livingston, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 01/03/2010 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-32036: Angela Constance, Livingston, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 01/03/2010 Show Full Question >>

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