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Meeting of the Parliament 21 May 2015 : Thursday, May 21, 2015


Iain Gray (East Lothian) (Lab)

In the days since the general election it has become quite fashionable in some quarters to denounce the Smith commission. Of course, some people started doing tha...



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


Iain Gray

—but perhaps we could agree that, given the opportunity, we would tax the better off and use that to start to close the attainment gap that we have debated all af...



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


Iain Gray

No. I am sorry. The cabinet secretary has...



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


Iain Gray

No. I will come to Mr Stevenson in a second.



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


Iain Gray (East Lothian) (Lab)

Attainment in our schools is not the only link between education and the economy and economic growth. In a country such as ours, where our whole history is built ...



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


Iain Gray

Perhaps Mr Stevenson will excuse the memory of an older man. The correct figures are £36,705 for a literacy specialist and £14,880 for a teaching assistant. That ...



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


Iain Gray

I can answer that question: the table is from Dr Scott’s research. I can also say to Clare Adamson in all sincerity that SPICe is wrong: we did not tell it that the research was done for us....



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


Iain Gray

Will the member give way?



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


Iain Gray

The data is Scottish Qualifications Authority data that has been publicly available since last December.



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


Iain Gray

The data—

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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YesCarried

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-13246.2: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 21/05/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12385.1: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 24/02/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12316.2: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16/02/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12264: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/02/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11626: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 19/11/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11368: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 30/10/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11301.1: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 27/10/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10769.1: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 11/08/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10507: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 27/06/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10261: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 09/06/2014 Show Full Motion >>
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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Question S4O-04371: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/05/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-25504: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/05/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-25501: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/05/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-25502: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/05/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-25505: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/05/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-25500: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/05/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-04347: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 11/05/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-04311: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 01/05/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-25325: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20/04/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-25326: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20/04/2015 Show Full Question >>

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