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Justice Committee 24 June 2014 : Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Elaine Murray (Dumfriesshire) (Lab) It might be worth asking the Scottish Police Federation and the Fire Brigades Union for their views. I know that the FBU had concerns about the closures. It would be helpful to get an idea of whether the people who represent the emergency workers are aware of or concerned about any difficulties.
Justice Committee 17 June 2014 : Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Elaine Murray I ask leave to withdraw the amendment so that I can consider the minister’s comments and look into the question whether such a report should be produced by the Scottish Court Service or the Scottish ministers.

Amendment 133, by agreement, withdrawn.

Section 127—Commencement

Justice Committee 17 June 2014 : Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Elaine Murray Amendment 133 seeks to require ministers to report annually to Parliament on the functioning of the legislation. The report would contain information on

“the number and types of cases”

that each of the Scottish courts had dealt with,

“the average length of time taken...

Justice Committee 17 June 2014 : Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Elaine Murray I have listened to the minister’s comments and I accept that it is unusual to include a sunrise clause in a bill, but I have to say that many of us felt that the financial memorandum was inadequate, and a number of witnesses expressed concern about it. We also heard conflicting evidence on the matte...

Justice Committee 17 June 2014 : Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Elaine Murray Many witnesses expressed grave concerns about whether the sheriff courts have sufficient resources to deal with the additional cases that will come down to them under the bill. As we know, there are already, or are planned, a number of other pressures on the sheriff courts. Ten district sheriff cour...

Justice Committee 17 June 2014 : Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Elaine Murray We seem to take quite a lot on trust about the way in which the rules of court will be applied. They seem to be the answer to everything. Through the evidence that we have seen and from what the witnesses have said to us, we know that there are issues around personal injury cases that make them more...

Justice Committee 17 June 2014 : Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Elaine Murray I lodged the amendments because cases in the personal injury court will be heard by specialist personal injury sheriffs and, unless both parties agree otherwise, or special cause is shown, proceedings will be tried by a civil jury of 12 people. It is inappropriate for judgments in such cases to be a...

Justice Committee 17 June 2014 : Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Elaine Murray Amendments 128 to 130 deal with appeals from the sheriff court in personal injury cases. Section 104 is on appeals against the decision of a sheriff being taken to the sheriff appeal court. My amendment 128 removes the application of the section from appeals against the decision of a sheriff in pers...

Justice Committee 17 June 2014 : Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Elaine Murray Oh, there he is. I was worried that he was not here.



Justice Committee 17 June 2014 : Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Elaine Murray The majority of the Government amendments are welcome. They lower the bar for remit to the Court of Session, which is to be welcomed. I am sorry, in a sense, to hear that Roddy Campbell does not intend to move amendment 140, because I see some merit in allowing the decision to be taken by the Court ...
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-10539: Elaine Murray, Dumfriesshire, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 03/07/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09769: Elaine Murray, Dumfriesshire, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/04/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09696: Elaine Murray, Dumfriesshire, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 09/04/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09250: Elaine Murray, Dumfriesshire, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/03/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09095: Elaine Murray, Dumfriesshire, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20/02/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09087: Elaine Murray, Dumfriesshire, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 19/02/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08988: Elaine Murray, Dumfriesshire, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 06/02/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08950.1: Elaine Murray, Dumfriesshire, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/02/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08935: Elaine Murray, Dumfriesshire, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 03/02/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08858: Elaine Murray, Dumfriesshire, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 28/01/2014 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S4W-22123: Elaine Murray, Dumfriesshire, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 14/07/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-22023: Elaine Murray, Dumfriesshire, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 01/07/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-21965: Elaine Murray, Dumfriesshire, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 26/06/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-21961: Elaine Murray, Dumfriesshire, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 26/06/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-21962: Elaine Murray, Dumfriesshire, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 26/06/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-21957: Elaine Murray, Dumfriesshire, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 26/06/2014 Show Full Question >>
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Question S4W-21960: Elaine Murray, Dumfriesshire, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 26/06/2014 Show Full Question >>
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