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Meeting of the Parliament 03 April 2014 : Thursday, April 03, 2014
Christine Grahame (Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale) (SNP) I am grateful to Jim Hume for bringing this debate and for reminding me of what I said in 2002.

However, we are not in 2002, when money was sloshing about the Parliament and we had a Labour-Liberal coalition; we are in 2014, when there have been huge cuts to the Scottish Government’s budg...

Meeting of the Parliament 03 April 2014 : Thursday, April 03, 2014
Christine Grahame I have listened to enough guff.

Why are we short of cash here? I have explained why. Who cut it? Why, it was Danny Alexander, Liberal Democrat chief secretary to the Tory Treasury. There is hypocrisy from the better together parties around the chamber today.



Meeting of the Parliament 03 April 2014 : Thursday, April 03, 2014
Christine Grahame I have only four minutes; he had seven.

Lord Gill, the Lord President of the Court of Session and senior judge in Scotland, told the committee:

“Whether it likes it or not, the Scottish Court Service must achieve a reduction in its budget of 20 per cent over the four-year perio...

Justice Committee 01 April 2014 : Tuesday, April 01, 2014
The Convener (Christine Grahame) Good morning and welcome to the 11th meeting of the Justice Committee in 2014. I ask everyone to switch off mobile phones and other electronic devices completely, as they interfere with the broadcasting system even when they are switched to silent. Apologies have been received from Alison McInnes.
Justice Committee 01 April 2014 : Tuesday, April 01, 2014
The Convener Agenda item 2 is continuation of our stage 1 evidence taking on the Courts Reform (Scotland) Bill. This is our third evidence session on the bill. We will hear from two panels of witnesses. With the first panel, we will focus mainly on the bill’s provisions that relate to judicial review. If the pan...

Justice Committee 01 April 2014 : Tuesday, April 01, 2014
The Convener Strange, that.



Justice Committee 01 April 2014 : Tuesday, April 01, 2014
The Convener How many judicial reviews do we have in Scotland? Do you have those statistics?



Justice Committee 01 April 2014 : Tuesday, April 01, 2014
The Convener Do any other witnesses wish to comment?



Justice Committee 01 April 2014 : Tuesday, April 01, 2014
The Convener Besides, percentages do not always mean what they appear to mean.



Justice Committee 01 April 2014 : Tuesday, April 01, 2014
The Convener We will ask the clerks to get a copy of it for us.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult

S4M-09557.2 Kenny MacAskill: Stop and Search—As an amendment to motion S4M-09557 in the name of Alis
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YesCarried

S4M-09557 Alison McInnes: Stop and Search—That the Parliament notes that stop and search is an opera
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YesCarried

S4M-09558.2 Michael Matheson: Improving Scotland’s Mental Health—As an amendment to motion S4M-09558
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YesCarried

S4M-09558.1 Richard Simpson: Improving Scotland’s Mental Health—As an amendment to motion S4M-09558
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NoDefeated

S4M-09558 Jim Hume: Improving Scotland’s Mental Health—That the Parliament notes that one in four ad
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YesCarried

S4M-09547.1 Jackson Carlaw: Scotland, A Good Global Citizen—As an amendment to motion S4M-09547 in t
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NoDefeated

S4M-09482.1 Jackie Baillie: Child Poverty—As an amendment to motion S4M-09482 in the name of Margare
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NoDefeated

S4M-09482.3 Liz Smith: Child Poverty—As an amendment to motion S4M-09482 in the name of Margaret Bur
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S4M-09482.2 Liam McArthur: Child Poverty—As an amendment to motion S4M-09482 in the name of Margaret
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S4M-09482 Margaret Burgess: Child Poverty—That the Parliament welcomes the Scottish Government’s rev
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YesCarried

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Motion S4M-09590: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 02/04/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09576: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 01/04/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09483: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/03/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09418: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/03/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09162: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/02/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08921: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 31/01/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08740: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 09/01/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08666: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, On Behalf of Justice Committee, Date Lodged: 19/12/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08595: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11/12/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08526: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/12/2013 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S4W-20702: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 09/04/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03081: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18/03/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-19275: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/01/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-19277: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/01/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-19276: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/01/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-19245: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16/01/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4T-00552: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 06/01/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4F-01794: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16/12/2013 Show Full Question >>
Question S4F-01715: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/11/2013 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-02656: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20/11/2013 Show Full Question >>

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