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Meeting of the Parliament 25 June 2014 : Wednesday, June 25, 2014
John Lamont (Ettrick, Roxburgh and Berwickshire) (Con) Amendments 1 and 2 seek to introduce a local connection criterion for social landlords to consider when allocating houses. One of the biggest concerns for my constituents is the frustration that local people cannot always secure local housing in their own communities. People are often forced to appl...

Meeting of the Parliament 25 June 2014 : Wednesday, June 25, 2014
John Lamont The minster states that she believes that the current flexible system is adequate, but it is clear from the correspondence that I get from my constituents that the current system is not adequate, in that local families are not always able to stay in the local community of their choice.

I ...

Meeting of the Parliament 25 June 2014 : Wednesday, June 25, 2014
John Lamont Amendment 1 is not the same as what has been introduced south of the border. I am proposing my own amendment, which I hope will deal with the concerns that I am getting in my mailbag—I am sure that Jackie Baillie is also receiving letters from her constituents, voicing similar concerns about how loc...

Meeting of the Parliament 05 June 2014 : Thursday, June 05, 2014
John Lamont (Ettrick, Roxburgh and Berwickshire) (Con)

6. To ask the Scottish Government what discussions it has had with the Commonwealth games organising committee about the use of the special reserve fund. (S4O-03321)



Meeting of the Parliament 05 June 2014 : Thursday, June 05, 2014
John Lamont Last week, it was reported that the Commonwealth games organisers were preparing to access the special reserve fund to finance alterations to the opening and closing ceremonies. Although we all anticipate an exciting and successful games, the special reserve was, in the words of one Government offic...

Meeting of the Parliament 03 June 2014 : Tuesday, June 03, 2014
John Lamont (Ettrick, Roxburgh and Berwickshire) (Con) I, too, thank the cabinet secretary for an advance copy of his statement.

As the cabinet secretary said, our thoughts and prayers are with the victims, their families and friends and those who are still in hospital. We should also think of the spectators and marshals who witnessed the ho...

Meeting of the Parliament 21 May 2014 : Wednesday, May 21, 2014
John Lamont (Ettrick, Roxburgh and Berwickshire) (Con) A motion of no confidence is a very serious matter and not one that the Scottish Conservatives take lightly. After careful consideration, we will be supporting calls for Alex Neil to resign, for the simple reason that we believe that it cannot be acceptable for a minister to come to the chamber and ...

Infrastructure and Capital Investment Committee 14 May 2014 : Wednesday, May 14, 2014
John Lamont (Ettrick, Roxburgh and Berwickshire) (Con) I will speak to amendments 1 and 2, in my name. One of the biggest issues that concern my constituents is frustration that local people cannot always secure social housing in their own communities. People are often forced to apply for and take housing in some of the larger settlements in the Borders...

Meeting of the Parliament 14 May 2014 : Wednesday, May 14, 2014
John Lamont (Ettrick, Roxburgh and Berwickshire) (Con)

1. To ask the Scottish Government how it plans to address the attainment gap between children from the poorest and wealthiest homes. (S4O-03206)



Meeting of the Parliament 14 May 2014 : Wednesday, May 14, 2014
John Lamont I thank the cabinet secretary for his response, but I question whether the Government is doing enough. Figures that were obtained by the Scottish Conservatives last month revealed that, in 2013, 2.9 per cent of children from Scotland’s most deprived homes achieved three As at higher compared with 20...
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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-10307: John Lamont, Ettrick, Roxburgh and Berwickshire, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12/06/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09909: John Lamont, Ettrick, Roxburgh and Berwickshire, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 01/05/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09807: John Lamont, Ettrick, Roxburgh and Berwickshire, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 24/04/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09258: John Lamont, Ettrick, Roxburgh and Berwickshire, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 06/03/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09138: John Lamont, Ettrick, Roxburgh and Berwickshire, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 24/02/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08974: John Lamont, Ettrick, Roxburgh and Berwickshire, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 06/02/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08855: John Lamont, Ettrick, Roxburgh and Berwickshire, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 27/01/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08734: John Lamont, Ettrick, Roxburgh and Berwickshire, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, On Behalf of City of Edinburgh Council (Leith Links and Surplus Fire Fund) Bill Committee, Date Lodged: 09/01/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08578: John Lamont, Ettrick, Roxburgh and Berwickshire, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 11/12/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08334: John Lamont, Ettrick, Roxburgh and Berwickshire, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 15/11/2013 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S4W-22221: John Lamont, Ettrick, Roxburgh and Berwickshire, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 31/07/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-22201: John Lamont, Ettrick, Roxburgh and Berwickshire, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 28/07/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03321: John Lamont, Ettrick, Roxburgh and Berwickshire, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22/05/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03285: John Lamont, Ettrick, Roxburgh and Berwickshire, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19/05/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03206: John Lamont, Ettrick, Roxburgh and Berwickshire, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 02/05/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-20761: John Lamont, Ettrick, Roxburgh and Berwickshire, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22/04/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03164: John Lamont, Ettrick, Roxburgh and Berwickshire, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 17/04/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03105: John Lamont, Ettrick, Roxburgh and Berwickshire, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 25/03/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-02990: John Lamont, Ettrick, Roxburgh and Berwickshire, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 05/03/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-02917: John Lamont, Ettrick, Roxburgh and Berwickshire, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10/02/2014 Show Full Question >>

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