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Equal Opportunities Committee 25 June 2015 : Thursday, June 25, 2015


John Mason

Did that not work? Why was it dropped? I cannot remember.



Equal Opportunities Committee 25 June 2015 : Thursday, June 25, 2015


John Mason

You mentioned disability. Am I right that we used to have a target for disability, which was about 3 or 4 per cent?



Equal Opportunities Committee 25 June 2015 : Thursday, June 25, 2015


John Mason

I think I know what you are going to say.



Equal Opportunities Committee 25 June 2015 : Thursday, June 25, 2015


John Mason

I want to go back to Dr Emejulu’s comment about positive discrimination, which I found interesting. I suppose that I find myself torn on the matter. We have just ...



Equal Opportunities Committee 25 June 2015 : Thursday, June 25, 2015


John Mason

That would suggest that, if we wait a generation, the issue will sort itself out.



Equal Opportunities Committee 25 June 2015 : Thursday, June 25, 2015


John Mason

Your submission was interesting and you made the point that there is a huge range of ethnic minorities—those who have been here for two or three generations and h...



Equal Opportunities Committee 25 June 2015 : Thursday, June 25, 2015


John Mason

So potentially—I am not saying that this is the case—it could be a good thing that there are fewer ethnic minority people in modern apprenticeships, because more ...



Equal Opportunities Committee 25 June 2015 : Thursday, June 25, 2015


John Mason

Basically, from what Mr Oswald said, because we do not know who is applying, we do not know whether people are applying and not getting the apprenticeships or whe...



Equal Opportunities Committee 25 June 2015 : Thursday, June 25, 2015


John Mason

Given that modern apprenticeships are linked to jobs, is the employer the most important person in changing things?



Equal Opportunities Committee 25 June 2015 : Thursday, June 25, 2015


John Mason

Yes, that is fine.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult

Amendment 1 moved by Alex Fergusson on motion S4M-13606 Michael Matheson: Air Weapons and Licensing
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NoDefeated

Amendment 3 moved by Alex Fergusson on motion S4M-13606 Michael Matheson: Air Weapons and Licensing
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NoDefeated

Amendment 4 moved by Alex Fergusson on motion S4M-13606 Michael Matheson: Air Weapons and Licensing
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NoDefeated

Amendment 5 moved by Patrick Harvie on motion S4M-13606 Michael Matheson: Air Weapons and Licensing
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Amendment 6 moved by Patrick Harvie on motion S4M-13606 Michael Matheson: Air Weapons and Licensing
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Amendment 7 moved by Patrick Harvie on motion S4M-13606 Michael Matheson: Air Weapons and Licensing
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Amendment 15 moved by Cameron Buchanan on motion S4M-13606 Michael Matheson: Air Weapons and Licensi
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Amendment 17 moved by Cameron Buchanan on motion S4M-13606 Michael Matheson: Air Weapons and Licensi
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Amendment 22 moved by Cara Hilton on motion S4M-13606 Michael Matheson: Air Weapons and Licensing (S
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Amendment 19 moved by Michael Matheson on motion S4M-13606 Michael Matheson: Air Weapons and Licensi
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YesCarried

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Motion S4M-13865: John Mason, Glasgow Shettleston, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 30/07/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-13851: John Mason, Glasgow Shettleston, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28/07/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-13840: John Mason, Glasgow Shettleston, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27/07/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-13754: John Mason, Glasgow Shettleston, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 09/07/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-13752: John Mason, Glasgow Shettleston, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 09/07/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-13654: John Mason, Glasgow Shettleston, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/06/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-13507: John Mason, Glasgow Shettleston, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12/06/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-13385: John Mason, Glasgow Shettleston, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 04/06/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-13311: John Mason, Glasgow Shettleston, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28/05/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-13173: John Mason, Glasgow Shettleston, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 14/05/2015 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S4O-04437: John Mason, Glasgow Shettleston, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 02/06/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-04396: John Mason, Glasgow Shettleston, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26/05/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-04425: John Mason, Glasgow Shettleston, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26/05/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-04317: John Mason, Glasgow Shettleston, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 01/05/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-04283: John Mason, Glasgow Shettleston, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28/04/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-04215: John Mason, Glasgow Shettleston, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13/04/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-04176: John Mason, Glasgow Shettleston, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16/03/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-24623: John Mason, Glasgow Shettleston, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 24/02/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-24622: John Mason, Glasgow Shettleston, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 24/02/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-24413: John Mason, Glasgow Shettleston, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10/02/2015 Show Full Question >>