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Meeting of the Parliament 19 August 2014 : Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Joan McAlpine (South Scotland) (SNP) What support will be given to those workers in Ferguson’s who were approaching retirement and are facing redundancy?



Meeting of the Parliament 19 August 2014 : Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Joan McAlpine (South Scotland) (SNP) Just across the border from my South Scotland constituency the hospitals in Cumbria are struggling to deal with the market system that has been imposed on them. Several are under special measures and the trust is £27 million in debt. The situation has been further exacerbated by a commercial decisio...

Meeting of the Parliament 19 August 2014 : Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Joan McAlpine I am coming to that.

How can the health secretary guarantee that my constituents can always rely on a public NHS rather than the profit-led system that is being imposed on their neighbours in England?



Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee 06 August 2014 : Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Joan McAlpine (South Scotland) (SNP) I am an MSP for South Scotland.



Meeting of the Parliament 06 August 2014 : Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Joan McAlpine (South Scotland) (SNP) I come from Gourock, on the Clyde, and my family still lives there, so the subject is close to my heart. I come from a family of Clyde sailors; my father and grandfather always kept modest boats, at Inverkip, Greenock and Port Glasgow. My childhood memories are of sailing to different parts of the C...

Meeting of the Parliament 06 August 2014 : Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Joan McAlpine (South Scotland) (SNP) I, too, extend my congratulations to Dave Thompson on securing the debate.

The European convention on human rights says:

“Everyone has the right to freedom of thought, conscience and religion; this right includes freedom to change his religion or belief and freedom, either alon...

Education and Culture Committee 05 August 2014 : Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Joan McAlpine (South Scotland) (SNP) I have a question on the specific issue of children’s hearings. When we took evidence from young people, one of the things that struck me was the question that they raised about whether it would be possible for them to state what they wanted in advance of a hearing. In particular, they wanted to be ...

Education and Culture Committee 05 August 2014 : Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Joan McAlpine I have another practical question. From what you and others have said about your experiences, it is apparent that the role of advocacy needs to be strengthened. Who are the best people to be advocates? I know people who work in the community as volunteer advocates. Do advocates need to be profession...

Education and Culture Committee 05 August 2014 : Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Joan McAlpine You have said that you want a professional person to carry out this work, but, of course, there must also be a commitment to remain with the young person for a long time. After all, one of the real issues is the lack of permanence in their contact with people.



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)

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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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NoDefeated

S4M-10777 Nicola Sturgeon: Welfare—That the Parliament notes the damaging and destructive impact of
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YesCarried

S4M-10769.1.1 Gavin Brown: Economic Opportunities of Independence—As an amendment to amendment S4M-1
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NoDefeated

S4M-10769.1 Iain Gray: Economic Opportunities of Independence—As an amendment to motion S4M-10769 in
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NoDefeated

S4M-10769 John Swinney: Economic Opportunities of Independence—That the Parliament agrees that Scotl
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YesCarried

S4M-10724.1 Willie Rennie: Trident—As an amendment to motion S4M-10724 in the name of Keith Brown (T
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NoDefeated

S4M-10724.2 Patrick Harvie: Trident—As an amendment to motion S4M-10724 in the name of Keith Brown (
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YesCarried

S4M-10724 Keith Brown: Trident—That the Parliament supports the speediest safe withdrawal of nuclear
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YesCarried

Amendment 38 moved by Alex Johnstone on motion S4M-10438 Margaret Burgess: Housing (Scotland) Bill—T
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NoDefeated

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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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