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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Meeting of the Parliament 04 February 2016 [Draft] : Thursday, February 04, 2016


Graeme Pearson (South Scotland) (Lab)

I speak on behalf of the Scottish Labour Party and in support of the Alcohol (Licensing, Public Health and Criminal Justice) (Scotland) Bill at stage 1. I acknowl...



Meeting of the Parliament 04 February 2016 [Draft] : Thursday, February 04, 2016


Graeme Pearson

I would like to think that, by the end of the debate—short as it is—there will be support for the general principles of the bill at stage 1 so that it can be exam...



Meeting of the Parliament 03 February 2016 [Draft] : Wednesday, February 03, 2016


3. Graeme Pearson (South Scotland) (Lab)

To ask the Scottish Government what analysis it has made of the effect of the reduction in fuel poverty and energy efficiency funding in the “Draft Budget 2016-17...



Meeting of the Parliament 03 February 2016 [Draft] : Wednesday, February 03, 2016


Graeme Pearson

The Government’s Scottish house condition survey has just reported. Between 2012 and 2014, it records a 3 per cent rise in people in East Ayrshire, my area, repor...



Meeting of the Parliament 02 February 2016 [Draft] : Tuesday, February 02, 2016


Graeme Pearson (South Scotland) (Lab)

For completeness, only this week I was approached by farmers in Ayrshire who intend to raise the matter of the payments at the next National Farmers Union meeting...



Meeting of the Parliament 28 January 2016 [Draft] : Thursday, January 28, 2016


Graeme Pearson (South Scotland) (Lab)

It is my pleasure to speak on behalf of Scottish Labour in support of the Government’s approach to the Succession (Scotland) Bill and the amendments that have been presented today. It is rig...



Meeting of the Parliament 28 January 2016 [Draft] : Thursday, January 28, 2016


Graeme Pearson (South Scotland) (Lab)

On behalf of Scottish Labour, I support the general principles of the bill. I have found the debate to be most edifying and educational. Much has been said about ...



Meeting of the Parliament 28 January 2016 [Draft] : Thursday, January 28, 2016


Graeme Pearson

I misspoke or Christine Grahame misheard. I do not imagine that a judge would tell the jury how to weigh the evidence but that they would at least explain the con...



Meeting of the Parliament 20 January 2016 [Draft] : Wednesday, January 20, 2016


Graeme Pearson (South Scotland) (Lab)

I begin by acknowledging that the Minister for Community Safety and Legal Affairs was not in his post at the time when much of the arrangements for the reform of ...



Meeting of the Parliament 20 January 2016 [Draft] : Wednesday, January 20, 2016


Graeme Pearson

I do not enjoy the notion of blaming. The point is who is responsible, and the person who is responsible—or, rather, the entity that is responsible—is very firmly...

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S4M-15588 Iain Gray: Scotland’s Future Prosperity—That the Parliament welcomes the estimated £7
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S4M-15588.3 Angela Constance: Scotland’s Future Prosperity—As an amendment to motion S4M-15588 in th
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S4M-15588.1 Liam McArthur: Scotland’s Future Prosperity—As an amendment to motion S4M-15588 in the n
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S4M-15128.1 Maureen Watt: Transplantation (Authorisation of Removal of Organs etc.) (Scotland) Bill—
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S4M-15128 Anne McTaggart: Transplantation (Authorisation of Removal of Organs etc.) (Scotland) Bill—
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Amendment 28 moved by Rhoda Grant on motion S4M-15561 Jamie Hepburn: Carers (Scotland) Bill—That the
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Amendment 29 moved by Rhoda Grant on motion S4M-15561 Jamie Hepburn: Carers (Scotland) Bill—That the
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Amendment 30 moved by Rhoda Grant on motion S4M-15561 Jamie Hepburn: Carers (Scotland) Bill—That the
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YesDefeated

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Motion S4M-15486: Graeme Pearson, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 28/01/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15482: Graeme Pearson, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 27/01/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-14403.2: Graeme Pearson, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 28/09/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-13993: Graeme Pearson, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20/08/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-13759: Graeme Pearson, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 10/07/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-13459: Graeme Pearson, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 10/06/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-13429: Graeme Pearson, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 09/06/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12892: Graeme Pearson, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 01/04/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12099: Graeme Pearson, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 19/01/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11789.1: Graeme Pearson, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 03/12/2014 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S4W-29921: Graeme Pearson, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 11/02/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-29919: Graeme Pearson, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 11/02/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-29905: Graeme Pearson, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 10/02/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-29904: Graeme Pearson, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 10/02/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-29845: Graeme Pearson, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 09/02/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-29844: Graeme Pearson, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 09/02/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-05548: Graeme Pearson, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 03/02/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-29531: Graeme Pearson, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 27/01/2016 R Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-29530: Graeme Pearson, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 27/01/2016 R Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-29527: Graeme Pearson, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 27/01/2016 Show Full Question >>

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