Joan McAlpine MSP

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Meeting of the Parliament 25 March 2015 : Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Joan McAlpine

No, I have only got five minutes. I am sorry.

Meeting of the Parliament 25 March 2015 : Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Joan McAlpine (South Scotland) (SNP)

The motion talks about austerity, so I wanted to start by having a look at the first anti-austerity national leader, President Franklin D Roosevelt, a man for who...

Welfare Reform Committee 24 March 2015 : Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Joan McAlpine

Is there enough flexibility? We have already heard that the process is quite stressful. If a person has a very severe condition that will not change—if they are p...

Welfare Reform Committee 24 March 2015 : Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Joan McAlpine

Finally, mandatory reassessment is a big part of the process. Is it necessary for someone who has a very severe disability that means that they cannot work to kee...

Welfare Reform Committee 24 March 2015 : Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Joan McAlpine

Is something built into the system if a person does not have third sector or advocacy support? Are safeguards built into it to ensure that those people do not fal...

Welfare Reform Committee 24 March 2015 : Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Joan McAlpine

I should declare an interest regarding the line of questioning that I will pursue: a close member of my family has a learning disability.

Welfare Reform Committee 24 March 2015 : Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Joan McAlpine

You did a lot of work on the claimant journey and experience, and you said that the assessment letters were difficult to understand. There is also an issue around...

Welfare Reform Committee 24 March 2015 : Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Joan McAlpine

Given that the number of successful new claimants is higher than anticipated, might not the number of DLA to PIP cases also be higher than anticipated? That would...

Welfare Reform Committee 24 March 2015 : Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Joan McAlpine (South Scotland) (SNP)

In paragraph 9 of the executive summary of your report, you talk about the published data on PIP awards and say that 55 per cent of new claims have received an aw...

Meeting of the Parliament 24 March 2015 : Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Joan McAlpine

The minister will have noticed that the briefing from Universities Scotland states that in 2013-14 Pakistan dropped out of the top 10 countries from which Scotlan...

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S4M-12776.4 John Swinney: Supporting Scotland’s Economy—As an amendment to motion S4M-12776 in the n
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S4M-12776.3 Gavin Brown: Supporting Scotland’s Economy—As an amendment to motion S4M-12776 in the na
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S4M-12776.1 Willie Rennie: Supporting Scotland’s Economy—As an amendment to motion S4M-12776 in the
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S4M-12776.2 Patrick Harvie: Supporting Scotland’s Economy—As an amendment to motion S4M-12776 in the
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S4M-12776 Jackie Baillie: Supporting Scotland’s Economy—That the Parliament rejects the UK Governmen
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S4M-12763.1 Claire Baker: Post-study Work Visas—As an amendment to motion S4M-12763 in the name of H
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S4M-12763 Humza Yousaf: Post-study Work Visas—That the Parliament welcomes the publication of the Po
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S4M-12678.2 Roseanna Cunningham: An End to In-work Poverty—As an amendment to motion S4M-12678 in th
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S4M-12678.3 Neil Findlay: An End to In-work Poverty—As an amendment to motion S4M-12678 in the name
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S4M-12678.1 Annabel Goldie: An End to In-work Poverty—As an amendment to motion S4M-12678 in the nam
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Motion S4M-12801: Joan McAlpine, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 24/03/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12571: Joan McAlpine, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 06/03/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12161: Joan McAlpine, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27/01/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-00602: Joan McAlpine, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/08/2011 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12066: Joan McAlpine, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 14/01/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11150: Joan McAlpine, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 08/10/2014 Show Full Motion >>
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 >>
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Question S4W-24458: Joan McAlpine, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/02/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-24460: Joan McAlpine, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/02/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-24457: Joan McAlpine, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/02/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-24456: Joan McAlpine, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/02/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-24459: Joan McAlpine, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/02/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03885: Joan McAlpine, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 07/01/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4F-02513: Joan McAlpine, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/01/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-23695: Joan McAlpine, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16/12/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03842: Joan McAlpine, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 09/12/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03796: Joan McAlpine, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/12/2014 Show Full Question >>

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