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Meeting of the Parliament 03 April 2014 : Thursday, April 03, 2014
Jean Urquhart (Highlands and Islands) (Ind)

8. To ask the Scottish Government whether the provisions regarding school closures in the Children and Young People (Scotland) Bill will be applied retroactively to schools that have recently been proposed for closure. (S4O-03113)



Meeting of the Parliament 03 April 2014 : Thursday, April 03, 2014
Jean Urquhart The minister may be aware that there are on-going plans by Shetland Islands Council to close or limit the provision of secondary education—to limit Sandwick junior high school to secondary 1 and 2 years only, leaving secondary 3 and 4 pupils to attend Anderson high school. There are concerns, theref...

Finance Committee 02 April 2014 : Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Jean Urquhart (Highlands and Islands) (Ind) I want to ask John Kenny about Scotland’s zero waste policy. Is that something that you take into account when you are planning the financial running costs?



Finance Committee 02 April 2014 : Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Jean Urquhart Historically, have we generally been reducing landfill?



Finance Committee 02 April 2014 : Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Jean Urquhart Do you see that as being on time for the 2020 target?



Finance Committee 02 April 2014 : Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Jean Urquhart Will the threat of more penalties for people who abuse the system have an effect?



Finance Committee 02 April 2014 : Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Jean Urquhart I think I recall that, in the early days of this discussion, the Office for Budget Responsibility’s figures were very far out, but that has been corrected. Looking forward to 2020, what impact will there be on the staff, the IT systems and so on that are in place now? Will they automatically be used...

Finance Committee 02 April 2014 : Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Jean Urquhart Yes.



Finance Committee 26 March 2014 : Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Jean Urquhart (Highlands and Islands) (Ind) Ronnie Conway used the word “disappearance” about the appeal court, where there were three sheriffs principal and now there is one. I just wanted to ask about that.

Also, looking at the level of business going into sheriff courts, he first of all said that there would require to be an ext...

Finance Committee 26 March 2014 : Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Jean Urquhart Well, I was really asking you to explain someone else’s statement. Ronnie Conway made the point that we require five or six or four or five new sheriffs.

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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NoCarried

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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NoDefeated

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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NoDefeated

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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