Elaine Murray MSP

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Meeting of the Parliament 21 May 2015 : Thursday, May 21, 2015


Elaine Murray (Dumfriesshire) (Lab)

I am pleased to be able to speak in the debate, despite not being a member of the Devolution (Further Powers) Committee.



Justice Committee 19 May 2015 : Tuesday, May 19, 2015


Elaine Murray

I seek clarification on something that you said a little earlier on, when you were talking about mandatory inquiries. Were you saying that you were not in favour ...



Justice Committee 19 May 2015 : Tuesday, May 19, 2015


Elaine Murray

It was mentioned that that power is very rarely used. I presume that it has been used only in cases such as you just illustrated.



Justice Committee 19 May 2015 : Tuesday, May 19, 2015


Elaine Murray

Should the bill allow sheriffs to retain the power to award expenses? It is a power that they currently have that does not seem to be replicated in the bill.

Justice Committee 19 May 2015 : Tuesday, May 19, 2015


Elaine Murray

We heard earlier in evidence from the Sheriffs Association that it is concerned about summary sheriffs dealing with FAIs. I think that the association’s argument ...



Justice Committee 19 May 2015 : Tuesday, May 19, 2015


Elaine Murray

Is the financial memorandum adequate?



Justice Committee 19 May 2015 : Tuesday, May 19, 2015


Elaine Murray

I was not questioning the SCTS’s skills to do the job. The question is whether, given that recommendations could require legislative change, it would be better fo...



Justice Committee 19 May 2015 : Tuesday, May 19, 2015


Elaine Murray

I come back to the sheriffs’ recommendations. The bill proposes that the SCTS be delegated to collate and publish responses, whereas Lord Cullen’s original recomm...



Justice Committee 19 May 2015 : Tuesday, May 19, 2015


Elaine Murray

Perhaps the Government should be doing that so that it can learn the lessons from the recommendations that are made.



Justice Committee 19 May 2015 : Tuesday, May 19, 2015


Elaine Murray

On that specific point, we have also discussed the way in which recommendations are reported. Perhaps what the witnesses are saying is actually an argument for the Scottish Government being ...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult

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

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

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

S4M-13112.2 Mary Scanlon: Scottish Apprenticeship Week—As an amendment to motion S4M-13112 in the na
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YesDefeated

S4M-13007 Christina McKelvie on behalf of the European and External Relations Committee: 2nd Report,
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Not VotedCarried

S4M-13023.1 Siobhan McMahon: Scotland’s Future Employability Services—As an amendment to motion S4M-
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YesCarried

S4M-13023 Roseanna Cunningham: Scotland’s Future Employability Services—That the Parliament recognis
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YesCarried

S4M-12994 Michael Matheson: Air Weapons and Licensing (Scotland) Bill—That the Parliament agrees to
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YesCarried

S4M-12878 Michael Matheson: Prisoners (Control of Release) (Scotland) Bill—That the Parliament agree
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YesCarried

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

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Motion S4M-12572: Elaine Murray, Dumfriesshire, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 06/03/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12259: Elaine Murray, Dumfriesshire, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/02/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12258: Elaine Murray, Dumfriesshire, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/02/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12025: Elaine Murray, Dumfriesshire, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 09/01/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11395: Elaine Murray, Dumfriesshire, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 03/11/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11299: Elaine Murray, Dumfriesshire, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 24/10/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11100: Elaine Murray, Dumfriesshire, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 03/10/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11099: Elaine Murray, Dumfriesshire, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 03/10/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11018: Elaine Murray, Dumfriesshire, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 26/09/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10539: Elaine Murray, Dumfriesshire, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 03/07/2014 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S4W-25566: Elaine Murray, Dumfriesshire, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 14/05/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4F-02745: Elaine Murray, Dumfriesshire, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20/04/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-25310: Elaine Murray, Dumfriesshire, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20/04/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-25278: Elaine Murray, Dumfriesshire, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 10/04/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-25061: Elaine Murray, Dumfriesshire, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 23/03/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-24792: Elaine Murray, Dumfriesshire, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 09/03/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-24704: Elaine Murray, Dumfriesshire, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 02/03/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-24702: Elaine Murray, Dumfriesshire, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 02/03/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-24647: Elaine Murray, Dumfriesshire, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 25/02/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-24643: Elaine Murray, Dumfriesshire, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 24/02/2015 Show Full Question >>

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