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Meeting of the Parliament 20 August 2014 : Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Jenny Marra (North East Scotland) (Lab) I think that the cabinet secretary would agree with me that research underpins innovation and our economy. Sir Philip Cohen is the world-leading researcher who set up the life sciences industry in Dundee, which accounts for 18 per cent of our local economy. What is the cabinet secretary’s reaction t...

Meeting of the Parliament 20 August 2014 : Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Jenny Marra Was that an answer?



Meeting of the Parliament 20 August 2014 : Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Jenny Marra (North East Scotland) (Lab) I welcome the debate. I am clear, as are the other Labour members, that increasing opportunities for women is best achieved in this Scottish Parliament within the United Kingdom. The cabinet secretary talked about the Equal Pay Act 1970. I will take the opportunity to talk a bit about the Labour min...

Meeting of the Parliament 20 August 2014 : Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Jenny Marra The act was an ambitious piece of legislation, which has made great inroads in equalising pay between men and women. It has a way to go, but the cabinet secretary failed to explain exactly how she would immediately create equal pay in Scotland. I would be happy to take another intervention if she wo...

Meeting of the Parliament 20 August 2014 : Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Jenny Marra I am surprised, because I listened carefully to the cabinet secretary and because she failed to do exactly what she has described in the Procurement Reform (Scotland) Bill—she voted down amendments on exactly that issue. She has a commitment for the future, but why she did not implement it four week...

Meeting of the Parliament 20 August 2014 : Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Jenny Marra I have no idea how the cabinet secretary can contend that short-term courses have no economic impact and do not help people to get back to work. She does not want to face up to the reality that 80,000 fewer women have attended college since her Government took power.

The Wood commission r...

Meeting of the Parliament 20 August 2014 : Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Jenny Marra No—I am sorry; I do not have much time left.

Why is the cabinet secretary’s target of a 40 per cent reduction far less ambitious than John Swinney’s promise of 100 per cent employment? Those figures are not even close. Have they discussed their employment strategy or their targets? Have t...

Meeting of the Parliament 20 August 2014 : Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Jenny Marra Will the member take an intervention?



Meeting of the Parliament 20 August 2014 : Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Jenny Marra Will the cabinet secretary give way?



Meeting of the Parliament 20 August 2014 : Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Jenny Marra If the cabinet secretary is so committed to having women on public boards, why did her Government appoint 10 men as regional college chairs out of 12 appointments? There are only two women. It is a matter of public policy and public appointment, so why are there only two women out of 12?

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S4M-10777.4 Jackie Baillie: Welfare—As an amendment to motion S4M-10777 in the name of Nicola Sturge
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S4M-10777.2 Alex Johnstone: Welfare—As an amendment to motion S4M-01777 in the name of Nicola Sturge
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S4M-10777 Nicola Sturgeon: Welfare—That the Parliament notes the damaging and destructive impact of
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S4M-10769.1.1 Gavin Brown: Economic Opportunities of Independence—As an amendment to amendment S4M-1
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S4M-10769.1 Iain Gray: Economic Opportunities of Independence—As an amendment to motion S4M-10769 in
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S4M-10769 John Swinney: Economic Opportunities of Independence—That the Parliament agrees that Scotl
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Motion S4M-10829.3: Jenny Marra, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 19/08/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10214.1: Jenny Marra, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 04/06/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10051.1: Jenny Marra, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 14/05/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09928: Jenny Marra, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 02/05/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09600: Jenny Marra, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 02/04/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09575.1: Jenny Marra, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 02/04/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09462.1: Jenny Marra, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 25/03/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09376.2: Jenny Marra, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/03/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09110: Jenny Marra, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20/02/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08767: Jenny Marra, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 14/01/2014 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S4W-22332: Jenny Marra, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 11/08/2014 Show Full Question >>
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