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Meeting of the Parliament 25 June 2014 : Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Joan McAlpine (South Scotland) (SNP)

14. To ask the Scottish Government when the Cabinet Secretary for Education and Lifelong Learning last visited the Crichton campus in Dumfries and what was discussed. (S4O-03414)



Meeting of the Parliament 25 June 2014 : Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Joan McAlpine Does the cabinet secretary agree that a students association serving the students of Dumfries and Galloway College, the University of the West of Scotland, the University of Glasgow and Scotland’s Rural College would be an excellent way to take forward the joint working that he described takes place...

Meeting of the Parliament 18 June 2014 : Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Joan McAlpine (South Scotland) (SNP) It was Samuel Johnson who said:

“Our aspirations are our possibilities.”

That means that if we want to progress, we have to believe that change is possible or, to use the phrase that has been popularised by the radical independence movement—our colleagues in Yes—“another Scotla...

Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee 11 June 2014 : Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Joan McAlpine (South Scotland) (SNP) I hope that you will bear with me, convener.

Two weeks ago, Mr Alexander, you brought out a briefing paper, which you described as a “comprehensive analysis”, on the start-up costs of an independent Scotland. However, Professor Dunleavy of the London School of Economics, on whose figures ...

Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee 11 June 2014 : Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Joan McAlpine You mentioned Professor Young. He said that the £1.5 billion estimate was not his, but was extrapolated from the top of a range of estimates that was produced in an entirely separate work on Quebec. You are standing by figures from which Professor Young has already distanced himself.



Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee 11 June 2014 : Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Joan McAlpine Will you please answer my original question about Professor Dunleavy? Why did you use information that he has described as “inaccurate” and “misleading”? You did not answer that.



Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee 11 June 2014 : Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Joan McAlpine No, you put out a press release using Professor Dunleavy’s figures. The Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Sir Nicholas Macpherson, said that the Treasury had misbriefed on that paper.



Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee 11 June 2014 : Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Joan McAlpine I apologise, but the substantive point is that he said that the Treasury had misbriefed. Why did you misbrief?



Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee 11 June 2014 : Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Joan McAlpine I ask you one more time to explain why the Treasury misbriefed and why you published a misleading and inaccurate account of Professor Dunleavy’s research.



Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee 11 June 2014 : Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Joan McAlpine Professor Young has also distanced himself.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult

Amendment 38 moved by Alex Johnstone on motion S4M-10438 Margaret Burgess: Housing (Scotland) Bill—T
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Amendment 1 moved by John Lamont on motion S4M-10438 Margaret Burgess: Housing (Scotland) Bill—That
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Amendment 2 moved by John Lamont on motion S4M-10438 Margaret Burgess: Housing (Scotland) Bill—That
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Amendment 41 moved by Alex Johnstone on motion S4M-10438 Margaret Burgess: Housing (Scotland) Bill—T
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Amendment 42 moved by Mary Fee on motion S4M-10438 Margaret Burgess: Housing (Scotland) Bill—That th
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Amendment 5 moved by Patrick Harvie on motion S4M-10438 Margaret Burgess: Housing (Scotland) Bill—Th
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Amendment 45 moved by Drew Smith on motion S4M-10438 Margaret Burgess: Housing (Scotland) Bill—That
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Amendment 6 moved by Margaret Burgess on motion S4M-10438 Margaret Burgess: Housing (Scotland) Bill—
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Amendment 7 moved by Claudia Beamish on motion S4M-10438 Margaret Burgess: Housing (Scotland) Bill—T
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Amendment 46 moved by Malcolm Chisholm on motion S4M-10438 Margaret Burgess: Housing (Scotland) Bill
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Motion S4M-08987: Joan McAlpine, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 06/02/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09405: Joan McAlpine, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/03/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09341: Joan McAlpine, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13/03/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08990: Joan McAlpine, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 06/02/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08709: Joan McAlpine, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 06/01/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08705: Joan McAlpine, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 06/01/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08592: Joan McAlpine, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11/12/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08577: Joan McAlpine, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, On Behalf of Burrell Collection (Lending and Borrowing) (Scotland) Bill Committee, Date Lodged: 11/12/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08295: Joan McAlpine, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13/11/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08259: Joan McAlpine, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, On Behalf of Burrell Collection (Lending and Borrowing) (Scotland) Bill Committee, Date Lodged: 11/11/2013 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S4O-03414: Joan McAlpine, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18/06/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03314: Joan McAlpine, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28/05/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03271: Joan McAlpine, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/05/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-20621: Joan McAlpine, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/04/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03095: Joan McAlpine, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/03/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03007: Joan McAlpine, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/03/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-02961: Joan McAlpine, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/02/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-02692: Joan McAlpine, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 04/12/2013 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-02677: Joan McAlpine, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27/11/2013 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-02504: Joan McAlpine, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/10/2013 Show Full Question >>

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