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Meeting of the Parliament 25 June 2014 : Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Claire Baker The cabinet secretary may be aware of Fife College’s decision to replace the adult programme courses with a two-year community skills course. Concerns have been raised with me that, for more than 100 students who have additional support needs and who currently benefit from non-certificated courses, ...

Meeting of the Parliament 25 June 2014 : Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Claire Baker (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Lab)

8. To ask the Scottish Government when it last met the Scottish Further and Higher Education Funding Council and what issues were discussed. (S4O-03408)



Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment Committee 11 June 2014 : Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Claire Baker You mentioned the system of leasing quota that operates in the UK. You will be aware that the Scottish Government has a moratorium on certain aspects of that system and that it plans to hold a consultation on the operation of leasing. The driver for that is the concern of fleets and harbours about t...

Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment Committee 11 June 2014 : Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Claire Baker The point is that, at the moment, we have a concordat. The concordat would no longer apply, and there would have to be negotiations about what our quota share would be and how the regulatory system would work.

In my experience, the fishing fleet largely identifies itself as a UK business...

Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment Committee 11 June 2014 : Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Claire Baker We have already heard some questions about quotas, and I would like to ask about the concordat that has been in place for the past year. We have touched on the subject of the referendum, which obviously dominates a lot of Scottish discussion at the moment. What is the current status of the concordat...

Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment Committee 11 June 2014 : Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Claire Baker This morning’s discussion has been interesting, minister, and many of the areas that you have talked about cross over into other portfolios and departments. There is quite a lot of pressure to include in the proposed land reform bill policies that come under areas for which others have responsibilit...

Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment Committee 11 June 2014 : Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Claire Baker I take a different view. I encourage the minister to see the community empowerment bill as a possible vehicle for land reform. That bill has been consulted on for almost two years and there has been a lot of engagement with stakeholders on community ownership. It would be sensible to consider the op...

Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment Committee 11 June 2014 : Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Claire Baker We are at an early stage, given that the bill has only just been announced, but can you say whether the consultation will address that issue? Do you accept that the solution that has been proposed by the review group might not be the one that the Government chooses to support? The proposal was made ...

Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment Committee 11 June 2014 : Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Claire Baker The review group looked to address the issue of offshore ownership to improve traceability and accountability. Does the minister accept the need for those things, and can he identify the difficulties with the current system when it comes to identifying ownership?

I have another brief ques...

Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment Committee 11 June 2014 : Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Claire Baker (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Lab) I welcome the minister’s opening remarks. I hope that members who are committed to land reform can bring forward a radical agenda.

On cost, at last week’s meeting, stakeholders expressed a feeling that although transparency is important, there might be other ways to achieve it than by com...
Vote DetailMSP VoteResult

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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Motion S4M-10399: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 19/06/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10328: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 13/06/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10025: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/05/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09992: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 08/05/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09916.3: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 02/05/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09655: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 07/04/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09622: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 03/04/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09553: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 31/03/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09546: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 31/03/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09545: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 28/03/2014 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S4W-21924: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 25/06/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-21925: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 25/06/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-21926: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 25/06/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-21927: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 25/06/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03408: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/06/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-21802: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/06/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-21801: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/06/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-21783: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16/06/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-21782: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16/06/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-21781: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16/06/2014 Show Full Question >>

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