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  • Member for: South Scotland
  • Party: Scottish Liberal Democrats

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Parliamentary Activities

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Meeting of the Parliament 26 February 2015 : Thursday, February 26, 2015
Jim Hume (South Scotland) (LD)

The First Minister mentioned action plans, but actions would be even better. General practitioners recently stated that they are not referring people to therapy, because the therapies are not there to refer to. What is the First Minister’s view on that?



Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment Committee 25 February 2015 : Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Jim Hume

Probably not, but never mind; it is a question.



Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment Committee 25 February 2015 : Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Jim Hume

It is a reasonable question, because nobody will blink at £1 a day, but they might blink at £100 a day, to use an extreme example.



Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment Committee 25 February 2015 : Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Jim Hume

We have heard differing views on rod licensing, which is not surprising; some people consider licences a barrier and others are happy to pay “a bit”, as Ron Woods said. What would you consider to be a reasonable fee for a licence so that cost is not a barrier to youngsters? Ron Woods is quite happy to pay per month, per year, per week or per day.



Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment Committee 25 February 2015 : Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Jim Hume

I will try to round this part off. The Galloway Fisheries Trust is a charity, so it can access funds in places where charities can access funds. I wonder whether other organisations would be affected if the FMOs were not charities. It looks as if they should be charities.

Going back to the point about levies, do any of the witnesses believe that there could be challenges from fishery owners regarding their levies being redirected?



Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment Committee 25 February 2015 : Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Jim Hume

There are two or three lines of questioning on this issue. We had some good input from the Galloway Fisheries Trust in a document that came to us a day or two ago. There is a proposal to replace the current system of levying contributions from owners of salmon fishings with a national levy. Andrew Thin said that that could allow ministers or the central body to spend money from one area in another area, if they thought that that was best. What is the panel’s view on the change to the levying system and the possibility that funds could go to different parts of the country from an area that is doing better than other areas?



Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment Committee 25 February 2015 : Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Jim Hume

I am a Liberal Democrat MSP for South Scotland.



Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment Committee 25 February 2015 : Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Jim Hume

So there are no sanctions if the court does not meet the deadline.



Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment Committee 25 February 2015 : Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Jim Hume

What sanctions are available if the Land Court does not achieve the eight-week target? How will you ensure that it reports within that time?



Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment Committee 25 February 2015 : Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Jim Hume (South Scotland) (LD)

Good morning to you, minister, and your officials. The 2003 act allows the Land Court four weeks from a hearing date to give reasons regarding its decision on an evaluation appeal. The amendments to section 92 of the act would make that eight weeks and would allow the Land Court to report on why it was unable to achieve the eight-week target.

What is the rationale for saying that it is beneficial to double the time that the Land Court has and, therefore, the time that people have to wait? Surely, if the court is given double the time, it will take it.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult

Amendment 2 moved by Ken Macintosh on motion S4M-12485 Margaret Burgess: Welfare Funds (Scotland) Bi
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Amendment 3 moved by Ken Macintosh on motion S4M-12485 Margaret Burgess: Welfare Funds (Scotland) Bi
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Amendment 4 moved by Ken Macintosh on motion S4M-12485 Margaret Burgess: Welfare Funds (Scotland) Bi
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Amendment 5 moved by Ken Macintosh on motion S4M-12485 Margaret Burgess: Welfare Funds (Scotland) Bi
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Amendment 7 moved by Margaret McDougall on motion S4M-12485 Margaret Burgess: Welfare Funds (Scotlan
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Amendment 8 moved by Margaret McDougall on motion S4M-12485 Margaret Burgess: Welfare Funds (Scotlan
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S4M-12423.1 Alex Rowley: Commission on Local Tax Reform—As an amendment to motion S4M-12423 in the n
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S4M-12423 Marco Biagi: Commission on Local Tax Reform—That the Parliament supports the establishment
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S4M-12385 Liz Smith: STEM Education in Scottish Schools—That the Parliament agrees that a solid grou
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S4M-12395.1 Fergus Ewing: An Energy Strategy for Scotland—As an amendment to motion S4M-12395 in the
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Motion S4M-12492: Jim Hume, South Scotland, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 02/03/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12325.1: Jim Hume, South Scotland, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 17/02/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12070: Jim Hume, South Scotland, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 15/01/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12045.1: Jim Hume, South Scotland, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 13/01/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11975.1: Jim Hume, South Scotland, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 05/01/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11879: Jim Hume, South Scotland, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 11/12/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11802: Jim Hume, South Scotland, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 03/12/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11766.1: Jim Hume, South Scotland, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 02/12/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11550: Jim Hume, South Scotland, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 13/11/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11494.1: Jim Hume, South Scotland, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 11/11/2014 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S4O-04071: Jim Hume, South Scotland, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 23/02/2015 Show Full Question >>
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Question S4O-03977: Jim Hume, South Scotland, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 26/01/2015 Show Full Question >>
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