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Meeting of the Parliament 03 April 2014 : Thursday, April 03, 2014
James Kelly (Rutherglen) (Lab) I welcome the opportunity to take part in this important debate on the digital economy in Scotland.

There is no doubt that the world has changed a lot in members’ lifetimes. When I left Trinity high school in Cambuslang in 1980 to go to Bell College of Technology and study for a higher na...

Meeting of the Parliament 27 March 2014 : Thursday, March 27, 2014
James Kelly (Rutherglen) (Lab)

4. To ask the Scottish Government how it promotes the living wage. (S4O-03073)



Meeting of the Parliament 27 March 2014 : Thursday, March 27, 2014
James Kelly It has been brought to my attention that some Scottish Government directorates and non-departmental public bodies are subcontracting jobs that used to be supported directly, which is creating a low-pay loophole. We know from a Daily Record story last year that the living wage was not being paid for ...

Meeting of the Parliament 25 March 2014 : Tuesday, March 25, 2014
James Kelly (Rutherglen) (Lab) In closing the debate for Labour, I am pleased to support the Labour amendment and the Government motion, but we will not support the Conservative amendment. I am sorry to disappoint Alex Johnstone.

It has been a high-quality debate in which we have heard about a lot of good experiences. ...

Meeting of the Parliament 13 March 2014 : Thursday, March 13, 2014
James Kelly (Rutherglen) (Lab) Answer the question.



Infrastructure and Capital Investment Committee 12 March 2014 : Wednesday, March 12, 2014
James Kelly (Rutherglen) (Lab) I welcome the opportunity to speak to amendment 1, in Tavish Scott’s name, and amendment 35, in my name.

The bill covers £10 billion-worth of public contracts. It is trying to achieve more efficient procurement that will boost the economy and support businesses, the public sector and jobs...

Infrastructure and Capital Investment Committee 12 March 2014 : Wednesday, March 12, 2014
James Kelly I have spoken to the two amendments together.



Infrastructure and Capital Investment Committee 12 March 2014 : Wednesday, March 12, 2014
James Kelly I wish to press amendment 1.



Infrastructure and Capital Investment Committee 12 March 2014 : Wednesday, March 12, 2014
James Kelly I will speak to amendments 36 and 39 in my name, and in support of the other amendments in the group. Amendments 36 and 39 would ensure that the living wage is paid under all public contracts that the bill covers. The bill covers £10 billion-worth of public contracts, so we have the opportunity to i...

Infrastructure and Capital Investment Committee 12 March 2014 : Wednesday, March 12, 2014
James Kelly Do you want me to sum up?

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult

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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NoCarried

S4M-09558.2 Michael Matheson: Improving Scotland’s Mental Health—As an amendment to motion S4M-09558
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YesCarried

S4M-09558.1 Richard Simpson: Improving Scotland’s Mental Health—As an amendment to motion S4M-09558
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YesDefeated

S4M-09558 Jim Hume: Improving Scotland’s Mental Health—That the Parliament notes that one in four ad
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YesCarried

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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S4M-09482.2 Liam McArthur: Child Poverty—As an amendment to motion S4M-09482 in the name of Margaret
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S4M-09482 Margaret Burgess: Child Poverty—That the Parliament welcomes the Scottish Government’s rev
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Motion S4M-09740: James Kelly, Rutherglen, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16/04/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09656: James Kelly, Rutherglen, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 07/04/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09552: James Kelly, Rutherglen, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 31/03/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09474: James Kelly, Rutherglen, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 25/03/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09234: James Kelly, Rutherglen, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 04/03/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09049: James Kelly, Rutherglen, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/02/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09035: James Kelly, Rutherglen, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 13/02/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08689: James Kelly, Rutherglen, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20/12/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08427: James Kelly, Rutherglen, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 27/11/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08308: James Kelly, Rutherglen, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 14/11/2013 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S4W-20462: James Kelly, Rutherglen, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 31/03/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03073: James Kelly, Rutherglen, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/03/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-20197: James Kelly, Rutherglen, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 14/03/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-20079: James Kelly, Rutherglen, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 10/03/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-02955: James Kelly, Rutherglen, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/02/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-19733: James Kelly, Rutherglen, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 13/02/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-19734: James Kelly, Rutherglen, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 13/02/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-19732: James Kelly, Rutherglen, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 13/02/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-19735: James Kelly, Rutherglen, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 13/02/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-19508: James Kelly, Rutherglen, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 30/01/2014 Show Full Question >>