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Meeting of the Parliament 03 April 2014 : Thursday, April 03, 2014
Jenny Marra (North East Scotland) (Lab) I take the minister’s point about young people getting the message that there are opportunities in the sector for young women as well as young men, but does she agree with me that there is a capacity issue in our schools and colleges? According to the Scottish Government’s figures, the number of tea...

Meeting of the Parliament 03 April 2014 : Thursday, April 03, 2014
Jenny Marra Will the minister take an intervention?



Meeting of the Parliament 03 April 2014 : Thursday, April 03, 2014
Jenny Marra (North East Scotland) (Lab) As the minister said, the digital and ICT sector is a thriving and growing part of Scotland’s economy. It already contributes 3 per cent of our economy, employs more than 73,000 people and adds value of £3 billion.

As a co-convener of the cross-party group on video games technology and a...

Meeting of the Parliament 03 April 2014 : Thursday, April 03, 2014
Jenny Marra Some of Forth Valley College’s apprentices go into the oil and gas industry, not a million miles from here, and earlier this week I met some of them upstairs at the oil and gas academy of Scotland event. Eighty per cent of those apprentices are male. I understand that the Scottish funding council ha...

Meeting of the Parliament 03 April 2014 : Thursday, April 03, 2014
Jenny Marra I welcome Gavin Brown’s final comments and add my support for the suggestion that the Scottish Government look into the issue as a matter of priority.

The debate has been constructive and interesting. It has focused on a wide range of issues. We agree that the digital economy is a thrivin...

Meeting of the Parliament 03 April 2014 : Thursday, April 03, 2014
Jenny Marra I agree with that to some extent, but there is an issue with coverage in some areas. There is also an issue about access to hardware and the cost of connecting. Perhaps that is fodder for another debate.

Liam McArthur mentioned another important point that the Prince’s Trust made. STEM li...

Meeting of the Parliament 03 April 2014 : Thursday, April 03, 2014
Jenny Marra Will the minister commit to looking at the point that I raised with Bruce Crawford, which was about the Scottish funding council’s power to claw back funding when gender targets are not being met? She and I have both acknowledged that those targets are not being met in our colleges and universities....

Meeting of the Parliament 01 April 2014 : Tuesday, April 01, 2014
Jenny Marra (North East Scotland) (Lab) Investment in the Wood commission proposals is welcome. The consequentials in the area have come from an increase of 100,000 in apprenticeship places in England. Can the cabinet secretary guarantee that the investment will provide additional apprenticeship places and can he estimate how many there w...

Meeting of the Parliament 26 March 2014 : Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Jenny Marra (North East Scotland) (Lab) It was just this morning that the Confederation of British Industry added its voice to the concerns of the IFS—[Interruption.]



Meeting of the Parliament 26 March 2014 : Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Jenny Marra —the CPPR and countless others who have questioned the veracity of the Scottish Government’s fiscal plan for independence.

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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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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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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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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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NoDefeated

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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 >>
Motion S4M-08729: Jenny Marra, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 08/01/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08544.1: Jenny Marra, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 09/12/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08135.1: Jenny Marra, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 07/11/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08075: Jenny Marra, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 24/10/2013 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S4F-01968: Jenny Marra, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/03/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03025: Jenny Marra, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 10/03/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-19927: Jenny Marra, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 25/02/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-19416: Jenny Marra, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 28/01/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-19142: Jenny Marra, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 09/01/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-19140: Jenny Marra, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 09/01/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-19138: Jenny Marra, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 09/01/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-19137: Jenny Marra, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 09/01/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-19139: Jenny Marra, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 09/01/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-19132: Jenny Marra, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 09/01/2014 Show Full Question >>

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