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 20 May 2015 : Wednesday, May 20, 2015


Graeme Pearson (South Scotland) (Lab)

I speak in the debate with some trepidation, as I am obviously in the company of experts when it comes to the business of beer and its consumption. I will try the...



Meeting of the Parliament 20 May 2015 : Wednesday, May 20, 2015


Graeme Pearson

I will finish the sentence. When I spoke to Dr Scott at a committee meeting, he informed me that his report was submitted to Government officials earlier this yea...



Meeting of the Parliament 20 May 2015 : Wednesday, May 20, 2015


Graeme Pearson

I hear what the cabinet secretary says. It is one thing to bemuse us with statistics, but the reality is out there to be faced, and it is reported every day in our schools.



Meeting of the Parliament 20 May 2015 : Wednesday, May 20, 2015


Graeme Pearson (South Scotland) (Lab)

I rise to support Jackie Baillie’s motion and to contribute to the debate. One can understand why the Government wants to focus on all the plus points in our educ...



Meeting of the Parliament 13 May 2015 : Wednesday, May 13, 2015


Graeme Pearson (South Scotland) (Lab)

I am pleased to report that I am in the comfortable position of supporting the Government’s motion, Mary Scanlon’s amendment and, of course, my colleague Siobhan McMahon’s amendment.<...



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...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult

S4M-13203.3 Angela Constance: The Future of Scotland’s Economy—As an amendment to motion S4M-13203 i
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NoCarried

S4M-13203 Jackie Baillie: The Future of Scotland’s Economy—That the Parliament agrees that reducing
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NoCarried

4M-13134.1 Jamie McGrigor: Circular Economy (Waste Management)—As an amendment to motion S4M-13134 i
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AbstainCarried

S4M-13112.2 Mary Scanlon: Scottish Apprenticeship Week—As an amendment to motion S4M-13112 in the na
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YesDefeated

S4M-13007 Christina McKelvie on behalf of the European and External Relations Committee: 2nd Report,
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YesCarried

S4M-13023.1 Siobhan McMahon: Scotland’s Future Employability Services—As an amendment to motion S4M-
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Not VotedCarried

S4M-13023 Roseanna Cunningham: Scotland’s Future Employability Services—That the Parliament recognis
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Not VotedCarried

S4M-12994 Michael Matheson: Air Weapons and Licensing (Scotland) Bill—That the Parliament agrees to
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Not VotedCarried

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

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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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Question S4W-25682: Graeme Pearson, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 21/05/2015 Show Full Question >>
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 >>

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