Johann Lamont MSP

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Johann Lamont

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  • Member for: Glasgow Pollok
  • Region: Glasgow
  • Party: Scottish Labour

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Parliamentary Activities

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Meeting of the Parliament 21 August 2014 : Thursday, August 21, 2014
Johann Lamont (Glasgow Pollok) (Lab)

1. To ask the First Minister what engagements he has planned for the rest of the day. (S4F-02266)



Meeting of the Parliament 21 August 2014 : Thursday, August 21, 2014
Johann Lamont Presiding Officer, the First Minister and I can agree on two things: Sir Ian Wood is the pre-eminent expert on North Sea oil, and Sir Ian does not have much time for politicians. Yesterday, he reluctantly entered the referendum debate, saying that he did so

“as a father and grandfather”,<...

Meeting of the Parliament 21 August 2014 : Thursday, August 21, 2014
Johann Lamont There are two things. The First Minister recognised that Sir Ian Wood is an authority, but if Sir Ian says something that he does not want to hear, he simply ignores it. That is not good enough. Secondly, I would have imagined that Sir Ian knew exactly what the First Minister said about these figure...

Meeting of the Parliament 21 August 2014 : Thursday, August 21, 2014
Johann Lamont Well, that will give a lot of confidence to people who are worrying about the future. The First Minister said that he listened to Sir Ian Wood, but he did not hear—or he wilfully refused to hear—what Sir Ian Wood was saying. He should reflect on the fact that Sir Ian Wood said that he felt obliged t...

Meeting of the Parliament 21 August 2014 : Thursday, August 21, 2014
Johann Lamont This is about the future of our country, not the future of the First Minister’s political project.

Sir Ian Wood added of the oil industry:

“most operators would feel more confident if Scotland was to remain part of the UK.”

I ask the First Minister again: why was Sir...

Meeting of the Parliament 21 August 2014 : Thursday, August 21, 2014
Johann Lamont The First Minister calls Scotland a “poor, benighted country”. It is not; it is a wonderful country that deserves not to have its intelligence insulted by that kind of response. [Interruption.]



Meeting of the Parliament 21 August 2014 : Thursday, August 21, 2014
Johann Lamont This argument is not a debating point between me and the First Minister; it is about what a senior person in the oil industry is saying. It is about the future of our country.

Let us review the record over the past two years. The First Minister said that he had European Union legal advice...

Meeting of the Parliament 21 August 2014 : Thursday, August 21, 2014
Johann Lamont I think that it has been established beyond peradventure that that was not true.

John Swinney said that he was in discussions with the Bank of England on a currency union, and that was not true. Nicola Sturgeon told the Scottish National Party conference in April this year that, under dev...

Meeting of the Parliament 21 August 2014 : Thursday, August 21, 2014
Johann Lamont Let me hope in all optimism that we will get an answer to the question.

Scotland’s greatest oil expert says that independence would be bad for Scotland and he is derided by his own First Minister.

Is it not the case that Alex Salmond does not have a plan B on currency, on Europ...

Meeting of the Parliament 21 August 2014 : Thursday, August 21, 2014
Johann Lamont (Glasgow Pollok) (Lab) As I came in to the Parliament this morning, it felt to me that this was a very important time in the history of this place and of our country. It is an immense privilege for me to speak on behalf of the Labour Party and to move an amendment in my name at the point when the people of Scotland are ma...
Vote DetailMSP VoteResult

S4M-10843.1.2 Ruth Davidson: Scotland’s Future—As an amendment to amendment S4M-10843.1 in the name
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S4M-10843.1.1 Willie Rennie: Scotland’s Future—As an amendment to amendment S4M-10843.1 in the name
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S4M-10843.1 Johann Lamont: Scotland’s Future—As an amendment to motion S4M-10843 in the name of Alex
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S4M-10843 Alex Salmond: Scotland’s Future—That the Parliament agrees that Scotland is one of the wea
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S4M-10829.3 Jenny Marra: Increasing Opportunities for Women—As an amendment to motion S4M-10829 in t
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S4M-10829.2 Mary Scanlon: Increasing Opportunities for Women—As an amendment to motion S4M-10829 in
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S4M-10829.1 Alison McInnes: Increasing Opportunities for Women—As an amendment to motion S4M-10829 i
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S4M-10829 Angela Constance: Increasing Opportunities for Women—That the Parliament welcomes the grow
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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

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Motion S4M-10843.1: Johann Lamont, Glasgow Pollok, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20/08/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10353: Johann Lamont, Glasgow Pollok, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16/06/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09293: Johann Lamont, Glasgow Pollok, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 10/03/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08707.3: Johann Lamont, Glasgow Pollok, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 06/01/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08407.1: Johann Lamont, Glasgow Pollok, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 26/11/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08347: Johann Lamont, Glasgow Pollok, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/11/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08348: Johann Lamont, Glasgow Pollok, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/11/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-07721.1: Johann Lamont, Glasgow Pollok, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/09/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-04778.4: Johann Lamont, Glasgow Pollok, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/11/2012 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-04594: Johann Lamont, Glasgow Pollok, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 29/10/2012 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S4F-02288: Johann Lamont, Glasgow Pollok, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 22/09/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4F-02266: Johann Lamont, Glasgow Pollok, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/08/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4F-02249: Johann Lamont, Glasgow Pollok, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 11/08/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4F-02232: Johann Lamont, Glasgow Pollok, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 04/08/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4F-02209: Johann Lamont, Glasgow Pollok, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 23/06/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4F-02188: Johann Lamont, Glasgow Pollok, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16/06/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4F-02165: Johann Lamont, Glasgow Pollok, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 09/06/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4F-02144: Johann Lamont, Glasgow Pollok, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 02/06/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4F-02132: Johann Lamont, Glasgow Pollok, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 27/05/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4F-02110: Johann Lamont, Glasgow Pollok, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16/05/2014 Show Full Question >>

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