Graeme Pearson MSP

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Graeme Pearson MSP

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  • Member for: South Scotland
  • Party: Scottish Labour

Graeme is a member of the following Committees:

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Parliamentary Activities

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Meeting of the Parliament 26 June 2014 : Thursday, June 26, 2014
Graeme Pearson I commend police officers and the remaining police staff for the work that they do on our behalf.

Given the recent controversy over stop and search statistics, the First Minister might wish to know that, for almost six months, I have asked for the notes of guidance for crime recording, a...

Meeting of the Parliament 26 June 2014 : Thursday, June 26, 2014
Graeme Pearson (South Scotland) (Lab)

5. To ask the First Minister what the Scottish Government’s response is to the Police Scotland report, “Management Information Year End 2013/14”. (S4F-02211)



Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 19 June 2014 : Thursday, June 19, 2014
Graeme Pearson I did not get a full response to one of my initial questions. When a stop search is conducted in the street and one among a group of 15 youths is found in possession of alcohol, is that considered to be one successful search or 15 successful searches?



Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 19 June 2014 : Thursday, June 19, 2014
Graeme Pearson The point is about updates.



Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 19 June 2014 : Thursday, June 19, 2014
Graeme Pearson Okay.



Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 19 June 2014 : Thursday, June 19, 2014
Graeme Pearson Do you have any comment on my point about the impact on statistics of the ageing society?



Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 19 June 2014 : Thursday, June 19, 2014
Graeme Pearson Indeed. I am grateful.

In making the connection with the crime stats, would it be fair to acknowledge that there has been a significant decline in the number of young people in Scotland. Those who report offences and criminality tend to be under the age of 23 and many of the folk who comm...

Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 19 June 2014 : Thursday, June 19, 2014
Graeme Pearson Yes—but there is a person at the end of each one of those pieces of paper.



Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 19 June 2014 : Thursday, June 19, 2014
Graeme Pearson Yes.



Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 19 June 2014 : Thursday, June 19, 2014
Graeme Pearson The statistics indicate 640,000—

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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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Motion S4M-10377: Graeme Pearson, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/06/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10278.1: Graeme Pearson, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 11/06/2014 Show Full Motion >>
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 >>
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Question S4F-02211: Graeme Pearson, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 23/06/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-21826: Graeme Pearson, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/06/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-21827: Graeme Pearson, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/06/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-21737: Graeme Pearson, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/06/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-21738: Graeme Pearson, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/06/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-21736: Graeme Pearson, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/06/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-21734: Graeme Pearson, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/06/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-21735: Graeme Pearson, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/06/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-21673: Graeme Pearson, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 06/06/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-21676: Graeme Pearson, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 06/06/2014 Show Full Question >>

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