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Meeting of the Parliament 11 February 2016 [Draft] : Thursday, February 11, 2016


John Mason (Glasgow Shettleston) (SNP)

It is an honour to speak in the first debate that is actually setting the SRIT.



Meeting of the Parliament 11 February 2016 [Draft] : Thursday, February 11, 2016


John Mason

No. The reality is that it is not progress...



Meeting of the Parliament 11 February 2016 [Draft] : Thursday, February 11, 2016


John Mason

The question is not whether we are stuck with the SRIT for ever and ever but whether we can we live with it for a year, until we get proper, decent powers that allow us to be more progressiv...



Meeting of the Parliament 11 February 2016 [Draft] : Thursday, February 11, 2016


John Mason

I appreciate Gavin Brown’s point that people at the bottom end are highly taxed. Does he accept that the people at the top end are taxed too low?



Finance Committee 10 February 2016 [Draft] : Wednesday, February 10, 2016


John Mason (Glasgow Shettleston) (SNP)

You have put forward some of the arguments for the Scottish Fiscal Commission producing its own forecasts, but do you accept that a body can be independent while performing a checking functi...



Finance Committee 10 February 2016 [Draft] : Wednesday, February 10, 2016


John Mason

I echo quite a few of the things that Mark McDonald has said. My understanding is that, internationally, it is quite normal for the independent institution to do ...



Finance Committee 10 February 2016 [Draft] : Wednesday, February 10, 2016


John Mason

I think that Lesley Brennan is being a little bit unfair to auditors—



Finance Committee 10 February 2016 [Draft] : Wednesday, February 10, 2016


John Mason

Auditing, which I have some experience of, is also about valuing buildings and a whole range of other things. I accept that that is not the major point, but my ba...



Finance Committee 10 February 2016 [Draft] : Wednesday, February 10, 2016


John Mason

That is an interesting point. Would the cabinet secretary therefore say that the OBR is not completely independent, in the sense that it is impossible to have an ...



Finance Committee 10 February 2016 [Draft] : Wednesday, February 10, 2016


John Mason

On that point, although clearly the cabinet secretary and I want us to be an independent country, the reality is that we are not. We count as a subnational Government, I believe. I think tha...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult

Amendment 33 moved by Margaret Mitchell on motion S4M-15607 Paul Wheelhouse: Community Justice (Scot
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NoDefeated

Amendment 3 moved by Paul Wheelhouse on motion S4M-15607 Paul Wheelhouse: Community Justice (Scotlan
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YesCarried

S4M-15497 John Swinney: Scottish Rate Resolution—That the Parliament agrees that the Scottish rate o
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YesCarried

S4M-15588 Iain Gray: Scotland’s Future Prosperity—That the Parliament welcomes the estimated £7
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YesCarried

S4M-15588.3 Angela Constance: Scotland’s Future Prosperity—As an amendment to motion S4M-15588 in th
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YesCarried

S4M-15588.1 Liam McArthur: Scotland’s Future Prosperity—As an amendment to motion S4M-15588 in the n
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NoDefeated

S4M-15128.1 Maureen Watt: Transplantation (Authorisation of Removal of Organs etc.) (Scotland) Bill—
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NoCarried

S4M-15128 Anne McTaggart: Transplantation (Authorisation of Removal of Organs etc.) (Scotland) Bill—
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NoCarried

Amendment 28 moved by Rhoda Grant on motion S4M-15561 Jamie Hepburn: Carers (Scotland) Bill—That the
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Amendment 29 moved by Rhoda Grant on motion S4M-15561 Jamie Hepburn: Carers (Scotland) Bill—That the
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NoDefeated

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Motion S4M-15649: John Mason, Glasgow Shettleston, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12/02/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15536: John Mason, Glasgow Shettleston, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 01/02/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15500: John Mason, Glasgow Shettleston, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28/01/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15488: John Mason, Glasgow Shettleston, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28/01/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15335: John Mason, Glasgow Shettleston, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 14/01/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15286: John Mason, Glasgow Shettleston, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11/01/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15284: John Mason, Glasgow Shettleston, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11/01/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15258: John Mason, Glasgow Shettleston, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/01/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15246: John Mason, Glasgow Shettleston, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23/12/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15244: John Mason, Glasgow Shettleston, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 22/12/2015 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S4O-05550: John Mason, Glasgow Shettleston, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/02/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-05521: John Mason, Glasgow Shettleston, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27/01/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S4F-03177: John Mason, Glasgow Shettleston, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18/01/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-05290: John Mason, Glasgow Shettleston, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12/01/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-05198: John Mason, Glasgow Shettleston, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 09/12/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-04896: John Mason, Glasgow Shettleston, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 24/11/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-28363: John Mason, Glasgow Shettleston, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10/11/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-28362: John Mason, Glasgow Shettleston, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10/11/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-04744: John Mason, Glasgow Shettleston, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27/10/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-04437: John Mason, Glasgow Shettleston, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 02/06/2015 Show Full Question >>