Christine Grahame MSP

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  • Member for: Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale
  • Region: South Scotland
  • Party: Scottish National Party

Christine is a member of the following Committees:

Christine is a member of the following Cross-Party Groups:

Parliamentary Activities

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Meeting of the Parliament 26 March 2015 : Thursday, March 26, 2015
Christine Grahame (Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale) (SNP)

I welcome the opportunity to speak in the debate on behalf of the Justice Committee. Our committee has a strong track record on considering health inequalities an...

Meeting of the Parliament 26 March 2015 : Thursday, March 26, 2015
Christine Grahame (Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale) (SNP)

He has got his Tesco card, his Morrisons card, his concessionary bus pass—[Laughter.]



Meeting of the Parliament 26 March 2015 : Thursday, March 26, 2015
Christine Grahame (Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale) (SNP)

I commend to the cabinet secretary a constituent of mine, Robert Mackie, who—as many members will remember—sat with others outside the old Parliament building in ...

Meeting of the Parliament 26 March 2015 : Thursday, March 26, 2015
Christine Grahame

As I said, I am happy to debate this subject but, I say to Mr Henry, this should be a full debate; using a members’ business debate for it is frankly not appropriate. I have written to the S...

Meeting of the Parliament 26 March 2015 : Thursday, March 26, 2015
Christine Grahame

I acknowledge that, but I think that we need to change our rules so I have written to the Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee in light of the ...

Meeting of the Parliament 26 March 2015 : Thursday, March 26, 2015
Christine Grahame (Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale) (SNP)

We are not obliged to do so, but it has become standard and welcome practice to congratulate a member on securing a members’ debate. Regrettably, for the first ti...

Justice Committee 24 March 2015 : Tuesday, March 24, 2015
The Convener

We will finish there. Thank you very much. You have given us food for thought about the statutory defence. If I am ever in trouble and you are not the Lord Advoca...

Justice Committee 24 March 2015 : Tuesday, March 24, 2015
The Convener

We will ask, but you can see why it seems to link in all ways to guided travel.



Justice Committee 24 March 2015 : Tuesday, March 24, 2015
The Convener

You have given me examples from section 1(1)(a) and the four subparagraphs following that. However, subsection 1(1) goes on to say:

Justice Committee 24 March 2015 : Tuesday, March 24, 2015
The Convener

Perhaps the issue is just where the word “travel” appears. The first words that hit us are:

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S4M-12776.4 John Swinney: Supporting Scotland’s Economy—As an amendment to motion S4M-12776 in the n
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S4M-12776.3 Gavin Brown: Supporting Scotland’s Economy—As an amendment to motion S4M-12776 in the na
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NoDefeated

S4M-12776.1 Willie Rennie: Supporting Scotland’s Economy—As an amendment to motion S4M-12776 in the
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S4M-12776.2 Patrick Harvie: Supporting Scotland’s Economy—As an amendment to motion S4M-12776 in the
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S4M-12776 Jackie Baillie: Supporting Scotland’s Economy—That the Parliament rejects the UK Governmen
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S4M-12763.1 Claire Baker: Post-study Work Visas—As an amendment to motion S4M-12763 in the name of H
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S4M-12763 Humza Yousaf: Post-study Work Visas—That the Parliament welcomes the publication of the Po
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YesCarried

S4M-12678.2 Roseanna Cunningham: An End to In-work Poverty—As an amendment to motion S4M-12678 in th
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YesCarried

S4M-12678.3 Neil Findlay: An End to In-work Poverty—As an amendment to motion S4M-12678 in the name
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NoDefeated

S4M-12678.1 Annabel Goldie: An End to In-work Poverty—As an amendment to motion S4M-12678 in the nam
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NoDefeated

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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Motion S4M-12800: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 24/03/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12708: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/03/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12145: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23/01/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12089: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16/01/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12026: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 09/01/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11892: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 15/12/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11695: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, On Behalf of Justice Committee, Date Lodged: 25/11/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11666: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 24/11/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11431: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/11/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11416: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 04/11/2014 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S4W-25001: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/03/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-24891: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13/03/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-24890: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13/03/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-24649: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/02/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-04092: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 24/02/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4F-02617: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23/02/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-24350: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/02/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-24349: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/02/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-24348: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/02/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4F-02480: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 15/12/2014 Show Full Question >>

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