Richard Simpson MSP

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Richard Simpson MSP

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  • Member for: Mid Scotland and Fife
  • Party: Scottish Labour

Richard is a member of the following Committees:

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

Parliamentary Activities

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Meeting of the Parliament 02 April 2015 : Thursday, April 02, 2015


Dr Richard Simpson (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Lab)

Rubbish!



Meeting of the Parliament 02 April 2015 : Thursday, April 02, 2015


Dr Richard Simpson (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Lab)

I certainly welcome the brief interventions programme. However, will the cabinet secretary take a look at the Alcohol (Licensing, Public Health and Criminal Justi...



Health and Sport Committee 31 March 2015 : Tuesday, March 31, 2015


Dr Simpson

That is very helpful.



Health and Sport Committee 31 March 2015 : Tuesday, March 31, 2015


Dr Simpson

If someone has had a child and they have some frozen embryos left over that they are going to retain while thinking about self-funding for a second child, who pay...



Health and Sport Committee 31 March 2015 : Tuesday, March 31, 2015


Dr Simpson

I am sorry—I missed that.



Health and Sport Committee 31 March 2015 : Tuesday, March 31, 2015


Dr Simpson

Who funds the retention? Is there any cost involved?



Health and Sport Committee 31 March 2015 : Tuesday, March 31, 2015


Dr Simpson

Can I ask a supplementary on that point?



Health and Sport Committee 31 March 2015 : Tuesday, March 31, 2015


Dr Simpson

I realise that no one can provide 100 per cent, 365-day, one-person care. Even in general practice, where it used to happen, those days are gone. I understand tha...



Health and Sport Committee 31 March 2015 : Tuesday, March 31, 2015


Dr Simpson

My point about continuity was not really fully addressed. Continuity is important in every sphere of medicine. In this sphere, is it possible to have the same nur...



Health and Sport Committee 31 March 2015 : Tuesday, March 31, 2015


Dr Simpson

For the record, I will read out the national infertility group report. It states:

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult

S4M-12878 Michael Matheson: Prisoners (Control of Release) (Scotland) Bill—That the Parliament agree
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Not VotedCarried

S4M-12857.2 John Swinney: Scotland’s Economy and Finances—As an amendment to motion S4M-12857 in the
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Not VotedCarried

S4M-12857.1 Jackie Baillie: Scotland’s Economy and Finances—As an amendment to motion S4M-12857 in t
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Not VotedDefeated

S4M-12857 Gavin Brown: Scotland’s Economy and Finances—That the Parliament notes that the Scottish G
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Not VotedCarried

S4M-12776.4 John Swinney: Supporting Scotland’s Economy—As an amendment to motion S4M-12776 in the n
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NoCarried

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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NoDefeated

S4M-12776.2 Patrick Harvie: Supporting Scotland’s Economy—As an amendment to motion S4M-12776 in the
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NoDefeated

S4M-12776 Jackie Baillie: Supporting Scotland’s Economy—That the Parliament rejects the UK Governmen
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NoCarried

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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YesCarried

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Motion S4M-12714: Richard Simpson, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/03/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12654: Richard Simpson, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/03/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12546: Richard Simpson, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 04/03/2015 R Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12492.3: Richard Simpson, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 03/03/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12491.1: Richard Simpson, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 03/03/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12341: Richard Simpson, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/02/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12237: Richard Simpson, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 03/02/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12082: Richard Simpson, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 15/01/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12045: Richard Simpson, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/01/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11989: Richard Simpson, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 06/01/2015 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S4W-25304: Richard Simpson, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/04/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-25303: Richard Simpson, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/04/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-24885: Richard Simpson, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/03/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-24884: Richard Simpson, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/03/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-24758: Richard Simpson, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/03/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4F-02633: Richard Simpson, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 02/03/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-24515: Richard Simpson, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/02/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-24208: Richard Simpson, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 28/01/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-24207: Richard Simpson, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 28/01/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-24194: Richard Simpson, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 27/01/2015 Show Full Question >>