Graeme Pearson MSP

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Graeme Pearson MSP

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  • Member for: South Scotland
  • Party: Scottish Labour

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Parliamentary Activities

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Meeting of the Parliament 03 April 2014 : Thursday, April 03, 2014
Graeme Pearson (South Scotland) (Lab) I am grateful to Jim Hume for ensuring that today’s debate can take place. It raises many important issues for those who live in the south of Scotland. I am also grateful to him for the statistics that he has outlined, which saves me a great deal of time as I do not have to repeat them.

T...

Meeting of the Parliament 03 April 2014 : Thursday, April 03, 2014
Graeme Pearson It is common sense to realise that if witnesses must suffer the inconvenience of covering longer distances, with the possibility, if they are using public transport, of having to travel in the company of people or relatives of people against whom they will give evidence, there will be a disincentive...

Meeting of the Parliament 02 April 2014 : Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Graeme Pearson (South Scotland) (Lab) I rise to move the amendment in my name, which, because of the Government’s pre-emptive amendment, is unlikely to be voted on. To that extent I am disappointed. What the cabinet secretary forgot to quote in his speech was the effective oversight that my amendment seeks to pass comment on.


Meeting of the Parliament 02 April 2014 : Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Graeme Pearson I will indeed, Presiding Officer.

In the same magazine, the chief constable asks whether people “seriously think” that the police should go to the public to ask whether something is a good idea, and says:

“I think the concept that we consult the public on all of this is not rig...

Meeting of the Parliament 02 April 2014 : Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Graeme Pearson Will the minister take an intervention?



Meeting of the Parliament 27 March 2014 : Thursday, March 27, 2014
Graeme Pearson (South Scotland) (Lab) I congratulate my colleague Elaine Murray on securing this debate on an important issue that affects 34 staff in the Dumfries police control room. As she and Aileen McLeod said, Labour supported the creation of the single police force; indeed, I have supported the concept for more than a decade, alo...

Meeting of the Parliament 27 March 2014 : Thursday, March 27, 2014
Graeme Pearson (South Scotland) (Lab)

1. To ask the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body how many knives have been removed from visitors to the Parliament in each year since 2011. (S4O-03080)



Meeting of the Parliament 27 March 2014 : Thursday, March 27, 2014
Graeme Pearson What implications arise from the level of seizures that David Stewart outlined and what plans does the Parliament have regarding security?



Meeting of the Parliament 25 March 2014 : Tuesday, March 25, 2014
Graeme Pearson (South Scotland) (Lab)

1. To ask the Scottish Government what its position is on the admission by the chief constable that some stop and searches are “made up”. (S4T-00646)



Meeting of the Parliament 25 March 2014 : Tuesday, March 25, 2014
Graeme Pearson The chief constable’s admission is corroborated by Calum Steele, from the Scottish Police Federation, who said:

“Because we have this bizarre approach in terms of stopping and searching, we have police officers that are making numbers up.”

Will the cabinet secretary join me in ...
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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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NoCarried

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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YesCarried

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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YesCarried

S4M-09547.1 Jackson Carlaw: Scotland, A Good Global Citizen—As an amendment to motion S4M-09547 in t
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AbstainDefeated

S4M-09482.1 Jackie Baillie: Child Poverty—As an amendment to motion S4M-09482 in the name of Margare
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YesDefeated

S4M-09482.3 Liz Smith: Child Poverty—As an amendment to motion S4M-09482 in the name of Margaret Bur
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NoDefeated

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Motion S4M-09583: Graeme Pearson, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 02/04/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09557.1: Graeme Pearson, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 01/04/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09525: Graeme Pearson, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 27/03/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09133: Graeme Pearson, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 24/02/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08172: Graeme Pearson, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 04/11/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-07805: Graeme Pearson, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 24/09/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-07791.2: Graeme Pearson, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 24/09/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-07461: Graeme Pearson, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 19/08/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-07454: Graeme Pearson, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16/08/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-06993: Graeme Pearson, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 13/06/2013 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S4T-00646: Graeme Pearson, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 24/03/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-20306: Graeme Pearson, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20/03/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-20283: Graeme Pearson, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20/03/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-20284: Graeme Pearson, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20/03/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-20285: Graeme Pearson, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20/03/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-20230: Graeme Pearson, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/03/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03080: Graeme Pearson, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/03/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-20195: Graeme Pearson, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 14/03/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-20196: Graeme Pearson, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 14/03/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4F-01956: Graeme Pearson, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 10/03/2014 Show Full Question >>

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