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Meeting of the Parliament 03 April 2014 : Thursday, April 03, 2014
David Stewart (Highlands and Islands) (Lab) It is with great pleasure that I open this debate on the Defective and Dangerous Buildings (Recovery of Expenses) (Scotland) Bill. I thank the Local Government and Regeneration Committee, the Finance Committee and the Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee for their robust scrutiny of the bill, a...

Meeting of the Parliament 03 April 2014 : Thursday, April 03, 2014
David Stewart My friend Councillor Jimmy Gray, who is the convener of Highland Council, first drew my attention to the hazards that buildings can pose to the public if they are not maintained properly. He had been unfortunate enough to experience at first hand the danger that is posed by a building in a state of ...

Meeting of the Parliament 03 April 2014 : Thursday, April 03, 2014
David Stewart Thank you.

The case illustrated both the difficulties and the costs involved in attempting to trace the owner of a derelict building in a village in the north-east of Scotland. After five years of attempts to confirm ownership, it turned out that the property was owned by a registered co...

Public Petitions Committee 01 April 2014 : Tuesday, April 01, 2014
The Convener (David Stewart) Good morning, ladies and gentlemen. I welcome you all to today’s meeting of the Public Petitions Committee. As always, I ask everyone, whether members or those in the public gallery, to switch off any electronic equipment because it interferes with our sound system.

Item 1 is consideratio...

Public Petitions Committee 01 April 2014 : Tuesday, April 01, 2014
The Convener Thank you very much for your evidence. If Jane Brown or Jim Thomson wants to answer questions, they should catch my eye, please.

I have a couple of quick questions. Looking at the petition, it seems that what you really want is a change in branding. What evidence do you have that a change...

Public Petitions Committee 01 April 2014 : Tuesday, April 01, 2014
The Convener I had a look at some other exercises in brand changing from across the UK. You probably know that Wick airport is now called John O’Groats airport, that Sheffield airport is Robin Hood airport and that Liverpool airport is John Lennon airport. They are all different, of course, but have you compared...

Public Petitions Committee 01 April 2014 : Tuesday, April 01, 2014
The Convener I have some wider questions. We have talked, rightly, about the rebranding exercise and I understand the points that you are making. A key issue in the development of airports in Scotland was the use of the route development fund. Labour brought that in initially and, in fairness, the current Govern...

Public Petitions Committee 01 April 2014 : Tuesday, April 01, 2014
The Convener I am sure that you have picked up from your supporters and their organisations that many tourists and, indeed, the business community might well drive or take the train to London for flights, rather than use Scottish airports. I would encourage a general strategy for the development of many more dir...

Public Petitions Committee 01 April 2014 : Tuesday, April 01, 2014
The Convener The key, of course, is to encourage other partners to come in that will not alienate the existing partner, which we do not want to do. That is a delicate balance.



Public Petitions Committee 01 April 2014 : Tuesday, April 01, 2014
The Convener I have picked up from talking to the business community that it is interested in full-service airlines, which, in the past, meant airlines such as British Airways. That would give us the advantage of through-ticketing and interlining—the ability to go directly to cities around the world. Do you know...
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S4M-09557.2 Kenny MacAskill: Stop and Search—As an amendment to motion S4M-09557 in the name of Alis
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S4M-09557 Alison McInnes: Stop and Search—That the Parliament notes that stop and search is an opera
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NoCarried

S4M-09558.2 Michael Matheson: Improving Scotland’s Mental Health—As an amendment to motion S4M-09558
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S4M-09558.1 Richard Simpson: Improving Scotland’s Mental Health—As an amendment to motion S4M-09558
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YesDefeated

S4M-09558 Jim Hume: Improving Scotland’s Mental Health—That the Parliament notes that one in four ad
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S4M-09547.1 Jackson Carlaw: Scotland, A Good Global Citizen—As an amendment to motion S4M-09547 in t
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S4M-09482.1 Jackie Baillie: Child Poverty—As an amendment to motion S4M-09482 in the name of Margare
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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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Motion S4M-09529: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 27/03/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09391: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/03/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09191: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 27/02/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09152: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 25/02/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08945: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 04/02/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08929: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 03/02/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08840: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, On Behalf of Public Petitions Committee, Date Lodged: 24/01/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08784: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16/01/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08656: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/12/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08596: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/12/2013 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S4W-20365: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 26/03/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-20366: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 26/03/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-20367: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 26/03/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-20159: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/03/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-20156: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/03/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-20155: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/03/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-20158: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/03/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-20157: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/03/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-20140: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/03/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-20139: David Stewart, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/03/2014 Show Full Question >>

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