Fiona Hyslop MSP

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Fiona Hyslop MSP

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  • Member for: Linlithgow
  • Region: Lothian
  • Party: Scottish National Party

Fiona is a member of the following Committees:

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

Parliamentary Activities

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Education and Culture Committee 19 August 2014 : Tuesday, August 19, 2014
The Cabinet Secretary for Culture and External Affairs (Fiona Hyslop) The order will ensure that appointments to historic environment Scotland are regulated by the Commissioner for Ethical Standards in Public Life in Scotland. The order provides that, for the purpose of, or in connection with, appointments to the body, historic environment Scotland is to be treated as...

Education and Culture Committee 19 August 2014 : Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Fiona Hyslop That is the intention and is why we want to move forward as swiftly as possible. We recognise Parliament’s role, which is why we waited until stage 1 was completed. We are about to discuss a number of amendments on the board. We have waited for the process, but we are ready to move and to advertise....

Education and Culture Committee 19 August 2014 : Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Fiona Hyslop When appointments have been made to other bodies, they have been subject to parliamentary proceedings. We can go through the process, but if something happened at stage 3—I am sure that that will not happen—the appointments would not commence.



Education and Culture Committee 19 August 2014 : Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Fiona Hyslop Liam McArthur proposes that “geographical diversity” should be a factor of which special account is taken when selecting board members for historic environment Scotland. I agree that an understanding of the circumstances and issues in all areas of Scotland will be important, but I am not convinced t...

Education and Culture Committee 19 August 2014 : Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Fiona Hyslop I was not quite sure where amendments 7 and 8 were coming from, and it was helpful to hear Liam McArthur’s explanation of what he is trying to achieve with them.

However, I believe that the amendments run directly contrary to how we intend historic environment Scotland to operate, particu...

Education and Culture Committee 19 August 2014 : Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Fiona Hyslop Amendment 60 would impose duties on HES with regard to reporting on the exercise of its regulatory functions. I am very aware of the importance of the regulatory functions that HES will carry out and the need for them to continue to be undertaken in a professional and appropriate manner, as they are...

Education and Culture Committee 19 August 2014 : Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Fiona Hyslop Liam McArthur mentioned the Law Society of Scotland. It did indeed, in discussion with the Government and in its stage 1 evidence, argue that conservation and enhancement are not at all the same or even necessarily complementary, and I agree.

You will recall that much of the debate is abo...

Education and Culture Committee 19 August 2014 : Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Fiona Hyslop I have made clear my intention that historic environment Scotland will continue the existing functions of Historic Scotland and the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historic Monuments of Scotland. Those functions are set out in the bill at section 2 and in the many changes that the bill makes to ...

Education and Culture Committee 19 August 2014 : Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Fiona Hyslop I thank the committee. It is an example of stage 1 consideration having enhanced the bill.

Amendment 9 agreed to.



Education and Culture Committee 19 August 2014 : Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Fiona Hyslop These amendments all arise out of concerns that were expressed during stage 1 and in the committee’s stage 1 report that the bill may not sufficiently recognise the local dimension. What Liam McArthur is trying to do is similar to what the Government is trying to do in that regard, and the committee...
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S4M-10843.1.2 Ruth Davidson: Scotland’s Future—As an amendment to amendment S4M-10843.1 in the name
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S4M-10843.1.1 Willie Rennie: Scotland’s Future—As an amendment to amendment S4M-10843.1 in the name
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S4M-10843.1 Johann Lamont: Scotland’s Future—As an amendment to motion S4M-10843 in the name of Alex
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S4M-10843 Alex Salmond: Scotland’s Future—That the Parliament agrees that Scotland is one of the wea
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YesCarried

S4M-10829.3 Jenny Marra: Increasing Opportunities for Women—As an amendment to motion S4M-10829 in t
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S4M-10829.2 Mary Scanlon: Increasing Opportunities for Women—As an amendment to motion S4M-10829 in
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S4M-10829.1 Alison McInnes: Increasing Opportunities for Women—As an amendment to motion S4M-10829 i
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S4M-10829 Angela Constance: Increasing Opportunities for Women—That the Parliament welcomes the grow
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S4M-10777.4 Jackie Baillie: Welfare—As an amendment to motion S4M-10777 in the name of Nicola Sturge
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S4M-10777.2 Alex Johnstone: Welfare—As an amendment to motion S4M-01777 in the name of Nicola Sturge
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NoDefeated

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Motion S4M-10784: Fiona Hyslop, Linlithgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12/08/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10644: Fiona Hyslop, Linlithgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23/07/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10371: Fiona Hyslop, Linlithgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/06/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10033: Fiona Hyslop, Linlithgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12/05/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09748: Fiona Hyslop, Linlithgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16/04/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08461: Fiona Hyslop, Linlithgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 02/12/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08254: Fiona Hyslop, Linlithgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11/11/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-07622: Fiona Hyslop, Linlithgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 09/09/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-06388: Fiona Hyslop, Linlithgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 29/04/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-04970: Fiona Hyslop, Linlithgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26/11/2012 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S2W-32214: Fiona Hyslop, Lothians, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/03/2007 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-31614: Fiona Hyslop, Lothians, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 01/02/2007 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-31458: Fiona Hyslop, Lothians, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26/01/2007 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-31322: Fiona Hyslop, Lothians, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23/01/2007 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-31323: Fiona Hyslop, Lothians, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23/01/2007 Show Full Question >>
Question S2O-11714: Fiona Hyslop, Lothians, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10/01/2007 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-30689: Fiona Hyslop, Lothians, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/12/2006 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-30688: Fiona Hyslop, Lothians, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/12/2006 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-30171: Fiona Hyslop, Lothians, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 24/11/2006 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-30170: Fiona Hyslop, Lothians, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 24/11/2006 Show Full Question >>

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