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Meeting of the Parliament 27 May 2015 : Wednesday, May 27, 2015


Dave Thompson

I do not accept the premise of that point. The cabinet secretary mentioned that that legal point has not been accepted.



Meeting of the Parliament 27 May 2015 : Wednesday, May 27, 2015


Dave Thompson (Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch) (SNP)

I welcome the opportunity to take part in today’s debate and I thank all those within and outwith Parliament who have been and are involved in it.



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 21 May 2015 : Thursday, May 21, 2015


Dave Thompson

Do not give us ideas.



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 21 May 2015 : Thursday, May 21, 2015


Dave Thompson

Such things as voting systems would obviously have to be considered, but I would welcome the witnesses’ views on one final point. If what is being suggested is a ...



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 21 May 2015 : Thursday, May 21, 2015


Dave Thompson

How should conveners be nominated? Should nominations be restricted to members of the convener’s party? Should members of other parties be able to nominate? Shoul...



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 21 May 2015 : Thursday, May 21, 2015


Dave Thompson

Most committee conveners would argue that the current workload of committees is massive and that they cannot cope with it. How would having fewer committees deal ...



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 21 May 2015 : Thursday, May 21, 2015


Dave Thompson

I wonder what the witnesses’ views are on that point.



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 21 May 2015 : Thursday, May 21, 2015


Dave Thompson

I have to set the scene, convener, otherwise members will not know why I am asking what I am asking.



Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee 21 May 2015 : Thursday, May 21, 2015


Dave Thompson (Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch) (SNP)

I want to touch on a point that Michael Russell made, which I think is relevant in the debate about election of conveners. It is important that we think about the number and size of committe...



Meeting of the Parliament 14 May 2015 : Thursday, May 14, 2015


Dave Thompson (Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch) (SNP)

What an opportunity to talk rubbish, although some may say that that is my norm. I have always been a fan of the circular economy. When I was director of protective services for Highland Cou...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult

S4M-13258 Patrick Harvie: Assisted Suicide (Scotland) Bill—That the Parliament agrees to the general
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NoDefeated

S4M-13246.2 Iain Gray: Equity and Excellence in Education—As an amendment to motion S4M-13246 in the
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NoDefeated

S4M-13246.1 Liz Smith: Equity and Excellence in Education—As an amendment to motion S4M-13246 in the
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NoDefeated

S4M-13246.3 Liam McArthur: Equity and Excellence in Education—As an amendment to motion S4M-13246 in
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NoDefeated

S4M-13246 Angela Constance: Equity and Excellence in Education—That the Parliament agrees that there
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YesCarried

S4M-13203.3 Angela Constance: The Future of Scotland’s Economy—As an amendment to motion S4M-13203 i
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YesCarried

S4M-13203 Jackie Baillie: The Future of Scotland’s Economy—That the Parliament agrees that reducing
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YesCarried

4M-13134.1 Jamie McGrigor: Circular Economy (Waste Management)—As an amendment to motion S4M-13134 i
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YesCarried

S4M-13112.2 Mary Scanlon: Scottish Apprenticeship Week—As an amendment to motion S4M-13112 in the na
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Not VotedDefeated

S4M-13007 Christina McKelvie on behalf of the European and External Relations Committee: 2nd Report,
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YesCarried

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Motion S4M-13221: Dave Thompson, Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/05/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12254: Dave Thompson, Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 04/02/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12191.1: Dave Thompson, Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 30/01/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11004: Dave Thompson, Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/09/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10559: Dave Thompson, Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 08/07/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10123: Dave Thompson, Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 22/05/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10093: Dave Thompson, Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20/05/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09259: Dave Thompson, Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 06/03/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09077: Dave Thompson, Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/02/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09012: Dave Thompson, Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11/02/2014 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S4W-24759: Dave Thompson, Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/03/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4T-00912: Dave Thompson, Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26/01/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03921: Dave Thompson, Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12/01/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4T-00870: Dave Thompson, Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 08/12/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03807: Dave Thompson, Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 02/12/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03665: Dave Thompson, Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/11/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03637: Dave Thompson, Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27/10/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03591: Dave Thompson, Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 01/10/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03497: Dave Thompson, Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11/08/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03433: Dave Thompson, Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28/07/2014 Show Full Question >>

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