Iain Gray MSP

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Iain Gray MSP

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  • Member for: East Lothian
  • Region: South Scotland
  • Party: Scottish Labour

Iain is a member of the following Committees:

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Parliamentary Activities

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Meeting of the Parliament 02 April 2014 : Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Iain Gray (East Lothian) (Lab) Fair play to the minister: he has been nothing but assiduous in his pursuit of the issue over a number of years and his effort to reduce grid charges for energy companies generating in Scotland. We simply ask that he demonstrates the same enthusiasm for getting the companies to reduce their excessiv...

Meeting of the Parliament 01 April 2014 : Tuesday, April 01, 2014
Iain Gray (East Lothian) (Lab) Thank you, Presiding Officer. I also thank the cabinet secretary for advance sight of his statement.

The last time that the cabinet secretary allocated consequentials, which was in January, he used them, as he told us, to extend the provision of free school meals and free childcare. He wa...

Meeting of the Parliament 27 March 2014 : Thursday, March 27, 2014
Iain Gray (East Lothian) (Lab)

5. To ask the Scottish Government what its position is on the level of local planning decisions overturned on appeal by reporters acting on ministers’ behalf. (S4O-03074)



Meeting of the Parliament 27 March 2014 : Thursday, March 27, 2014
Iain Gray Figures that the Scottish Government recently released show that the number of such decisions is rising in my constituency of East Lothian, where anger is also increasing about the decisions that reporters take on ministers’ behalf, against local people’s wishes. The latest example involves Beveridg...

Meeting of the Parliament 27 March 2014 : Thursday, March 27, 2014
Iain Gray (East Lothian) (Lab)

5. To ask the First Minister what the Scottish Government position is on BlackRock’s warning to investors of the risks faced by an independent Scotland. (S4F-01993)



Meeting of the Parliament 27 March 2014 : Thursday, March 27, 2014
Iain Gray There was a time when the First Minister acted on warnings about the Scottish economy and Scottish jobs. Back in 2008 when the Scottish banking sector was threatened, he immediately called an emergency summit to see what could be done, and rightly so. I remember that, when we heard warnings that Sco...

Meeting of the Parliament 27 March 2014 : Thursday, March 27, 2014
Iain Gray Is that not because the First Minister is the threat to Scottish jobs that they are all warning about?



Meeting of the Parliament 26 March 2014 : Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Iain Gray (East Lothian) (Lab) Will Kevin Stewart give way?



Meeting of the Parliament 26 March 2014 : Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Iain Gray I certainly accept that the oil industry likes stability, but if stability under the UK has been so bad, why do Shell and BP both think that their best chance of stability is for Scotland to remain part of the United Kingdom rather than to be independent?



Meeting of the Parliament 26 March 2014 : Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Iain Gray (East Lothian) (Lab) It is five or six months since the Institute for Fiscal Studies demolished the economic case contained in the white paper and demonstrated that an independent Scotland would face a worse fiscal position than the UK as a whole, and would require tax rises, spending cuts or both, just to stand still. ...
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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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S4M-09557 Alison McInnes: Stop and Search—That the Parliament notes that stop and search is an opera
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S4M-09558.2 Michael Matheson: Improving Scotland’s Mental Health—As an amendment to motion S4M-09558
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S4M-09558.1 Richard Simpson: Improving Scotland’s Mental Health—As an amendment to motion S4M-09558
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S4M-09558 Jim Hume: Improving Scotland’s Mental Health—That the Parliament notes that one in four ad
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S4M-09547.1 Jackson Carlaw: Scotland, A Good Global Citizen—As an amendment to motion S4M-09547 in t
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S4M-09482.1 Jackie Baillie: Child Poverty—As an amendment to motion S4M-09482 in the name of Margare
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S4M-09482.3 Liz Smith: Child Poverty—As an amendment to motion S4M-09482 in the name of Margaret Bur
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Motion S4M-09291: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 10/03/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09239.2: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/03/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09238: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 04/03/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09126: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 21/02/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08973: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 06/02/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08914.1: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 04/02/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08941: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 04/02/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08714.3: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 07/01/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08551.1: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 10/12/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08350: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 19/11/2013 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S4O-03136: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 14/04/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03104: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 24/03/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4F-01993: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 24/03/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03074: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/03/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-19919: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 25/02/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-19918: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 25/02/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-19594: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 04/02/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-02879: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 29/01/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-02744: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 09/12/2013 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-18781: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 06/12/2013 Show Full Question >>

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