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:

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Meeting of the Parliament 18 December 2014 : Thursday, December 18, 2014
Christine Grahame

I thank the First Minister for her answer. However, in 2005, following reports that, inter alia, there had allegedly been seven rendition flights by the Central Intelligence Agency through Wick and Inverness airports, the Danish Government denied the CIA the use of its airports, and yet the UK Government and the then Scottish Executive, which incidentally owned both airports, did nothing. The issue was treated—I repeat, for the Tory press office, treated—not with similar seriousness. Does the First Minister agree that there must be a fully independent judicial inquiry, and not a UK Parliament inquiry, and that the Crown Office, which has already been referred to, must play its full part as it seems that there might very well have been crimes committed on Scottish soil?



Meeting of the Parliament 18 December 2014 : Thursday, December 18, 2014
4. Christine Grahame (Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale) (SNP)

To ask the First Minister what the Scottish Government’s position is on a judicial inquiry being held regarding any part that Scotland might have had in respect of possible United Kingdom involvement with rendition flights at Scottish airports. (S4F-02480)



Justice Committee 16 December 2014 : Tuesday, December 16, 2014
The Convener

We now move into private session.

12:01 Meeting continued in private until 12:58.  

Justice Committee 16 December 2014 : Tuesday, December 16, 2014
The Convener

Thank you for that note. Are members content that we make no recommendations in relation to the instrument?

Members indicated agreement.



Justice Committee 16 December 2014 : Tuesday, December 16, 2014
The Convener

Item 8 is a negative instrument that will facilitate the application of Regulation (EU) No 606/2013 on mutual recognition of protection measures in civil matters. The regulation is part of a package that aims to strengthen victims’ rights, and is designed to complement the European Protection Order Directive and related regulations, which we have just considered.

The Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee has not drawn Parliament’s attention to the instrument. Do members have any comments on it?



Justice Committee 16 December 2014 : Tuesday, December 16, 2014
The Convener

We can bring the report back to the next meeting. Thank you.



Justice Committee 16 December 2014 : Tuesday, December 16, 2014
The Convener

Thank you, cabinet secretary. Members will be aware that we are required to report on all affirmative instruments. Are members content to delegate responsibility to me to sign off on the report?

Members indicated agreement.



Justice Committee 16 December 2014 : Tuesday, December 16, 2014
The Convener

The result of the division is: For 7, Against 1, Abstentions 0.

Motion agreed to,

That the Justice Committee recommends that the Public Services Reform (Inspection and Monitoring of Prisons) (Scotland) Order 2014 [draft] be approved.



Justice Committee 16 December 2014 : Tuesday, December 16, 2014
The Convener

There will be a division.

For

Allard, Christian (North East Scotland) (SNP)
Campbell, Roderick (North East Fife) (SNP)
Finnie, John (Highlands and Islands) (Ind)
Grahame, Christine (Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale) (SNP)
Murray, Elaine (Dumfriesshire) (Lab)
Paterson, Gil (Clydebank and Milngavie) (SNP)
Pentland, John (Motherwell and Wishaw) (Lab)

Against

Mitchell, Margaret (Central Scotland) (Con)



Justice Committee 16 December 2014 : Tuesday, December 16, 2014
The Convener

Thank you. We now move to the question at item 5.

The question is, that motion S4M-11850 be agreed to. Are we agreed?

Members: No.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult

S4M-11901.3 Neil Findlay: Developing Scotland’s Young Workforce—As an amendment to motion S4M-11901
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NoDefeated

S4M-11901.1 Mary Scanlon: Developing Scotland’s Young Workforce—As an amendment to motion S4M-11901
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NoDefeated

S4M-11830.2 John Swinney: The Smith Commission—As an amendment to motion S4M-11830 in the name of Ru
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YesCarried

S4M-11830 Ruth Davidson: The Smith Commission—That the Parliament welcomes the publication of the Sm
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YesCarried

Amendment 6 moved by Dr Richard Simpson on motion S4M-11826 Maureen Watt: Food (Scotland) Bill—That
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NoDefeated

S4M-11825.3 Claire Baker: End of Year Fish Negotiations—As an amendment to motion S4M-11825 in the n
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NoDefeated

S4M-11825.2 Jamie McGrigor: End of Year Fish Negotiations—As an amendment to motion S4M-11825 in the
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NoDefeated

S4M-11825.1 Tavish Scott: End of Year Fish Negotiations—As an amendment to motion S4M-11825 in the n
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NoDefeated

S4M-11825 Richard Lochhead: End of Year Fish Negotiations—That the Parliament welcomes the successfu
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YesCarried

S4M-11763.3 Margaret Burgess: Private Sector Rent Reform—As an amendment to motion S4M-11763 in the
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YesCarried

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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 >>
Motion S4M-11415: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 04/11/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11049: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 01/10/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11039: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 30/09/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10896: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 29/08/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10028: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12/05/2014 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S4F-02480: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 15/12/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-23404: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 24/11/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-23405: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 24/11/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-23126: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12/11/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-23127: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12/11/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-23128: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12/11/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-22992: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 04/11/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03694: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 04/11/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-22977: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/11/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4F-02343: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27/10/2014 Show Full Question >>

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