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 01 April 2015 : Wednesday, April 01, 2015


Graeme Pearson

I wish that I had enough time left. The minister knows fine well the game that is played in these debates. The reality is that we face the growing presence of zero-hours contracts. Labour ha...



Meeting of the Parliament 01 April 2015 : Wednesday, April 01, 2015


Graeme Pearson

I do not know how full fiscal autonomy has any impact on whether we run Trident or otherwise. I am sure that it is a good distraction from the main purpose of our...



Meeting of the Parliament 01 April 2015 : Wednesday, April 01, 2015


Graeme Pearson

Certainly not. If we were too poor, we would not have the lights switched on in the chamber today. We have money; it is about how we manage that money and where w...



Meeting of the Parliament 01 April 2015 : Wednesday, April 01, 2015


Graeme Pearson (South Scotland) (Lab)

I am grateful for the opportunity to play a part in the debate. To some extent, it is depressing—although one should have anticipated it—that we have reaffirmed s...



Meeting of the Parliament 01 April 2015 : Wednesday, April 01, 2015


Graeme Pearson (South Scotland) (Lab)

I attended the meeting with the south of Scotland alliance and it specifically mentioned the absence of financial support from central Government. Among the issue...



Meeting of the Parliament 26 March 2015 : Thursday, March 26, 2015


Graeme Pearson (South Scotland) (Lab)

I record my absolute gratitude and praise for police officers and support staff across Scotland who perform duties on behalf of the public, on behalf of my family...



Meeting of the Parliament 25 March 2015 : Wednesday, March 25, 2015


Graeme Pearson

I am sorry; there is not sufficient time. ...



Meeting of the Parliament 25 March 2015 : Wednesday, March 25, 2015


Graeme Pearson (South Scotland) (Lab)

John Mason did his argument no favours, glossing over the facts and spending most of his speech dealing with politics and parties and not with supporting Scotland’s economy, which is the sub...



Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 19 March 2015 : Thursday, March 19, 2015


Graeme Pearson

I just want to say one more sentence, convener. For the record, I accept that, in crises and emergencies, a chief constable needs operational independence, and I ...



Justice Sub-Committee on Policing 19 March 2015 : Thursday, March 19, 2015


Graeme Pearson

I have a question for Mr Whyte, who will not be surprised to see me back here to speak to him.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult

S4M-12878 Michael Matheson: Prisoners (Control of Release) (Scotland) Bill—That the Parliament agree
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Not VotedCarried

S4M-12857.2 John Swinney: Scotland’s Economy and Finances—As an amendment to motion S4M-12857 in the
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NoCarried

S4M-12857.1 Jackie Baillie: Scotland’s Economy and Finances—As an amendment to motion S4M-12857 in t
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YesDefeated

S4M-12857 Gavin Brown: Scotland’s Economy and Finances—That the Parliament notes that the Scottish G
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NoCarried

S4M-12776.4 John Swinney: Supporting Scotland’s Economy—As an amendment to motion S4M-12776 in the n
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NoCarried

S4M-12776.3 Gavin Brown: Supporting Scotland’s Economy—As an amendment to motion S4M-12776 in the na
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NoDefeated

S4M-12776.1 Willie Rennie: Supporting Scotland’s Economy—As an amendment to motion S4M-12776 in the
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NoDefeated

S4M-12776.2 Patrick Harvie: Supporting Scotland’s Economy—As an amendment to motion S4M-12776 in the
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NoDefeated

S4M-12776 Jackie Baillie: Supporting Scotland’s Economy—That the Parliament rejects the UK Governmen
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NoCarried

S4M-12763.1 Claire Baker: Post-study Work Visas—As an amendment to motion S4M-12763 in the name of H
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YesCarried

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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
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 >>
Motion S4M-11567.1: Graeme Pearson, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/11/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11114: Graeme Pearson, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 06/10/2014 Show Full Motion >>
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 >>
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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Question S4W-24738: Graeme Pearson, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 04/03/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-04091: Graeme Pearson, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 23/02/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-24555: Graeme Pearson, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20/02/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-24472: Graeme Pearson, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/02/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03941: Graeme Pearson, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 19/01/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03932: Graeme Pearson, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/01/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-23677: Graeme Pearson, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/12/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-23676: Graeme Pearson, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/12/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03834: Graeme Pearson, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 10/12/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4F-02386: Graeme Pearson, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 10/11/2014 Show Full Question >>

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