John Pentland MSP

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Parliamentary Activities

Appointed Member of the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body
Deputy Convener of the Scottish Commission for Public Audit

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Meeting of the Parliament 02 February 2016 [Draft] : Tuesday, February 02, 2016


John Pentland (Motherwell and Wishaw) (Lab)

Some aspects of the legislation are okay as far as they go; with some, it is for the best that they do not go further; and with others, it is a pity that the legislation lacks ambition. The ...



Meeting of the Parliament 27 January 2016 : Wednesday, January 27, 2016


5. John Pentland (Motherwell and Wishaw) (Lab)

To ask the Scottish Government what information it has on how many non-United Kingdom undergraduate European Union students are studying in Scotland. (S4O-05478)<...



Meeting of the Parliament 27 January 2016 : Wednesday, January 27, 2016


John Pentland

What does the Scottish Government estimate are the costs and benefits of that, and has it made any progress towards implementing management fees?



Meeting of the Parliament 27 January 2016 : Wednesday, January 27, 2016


John Pentland (Motherwell and Wishaw) (Lab)

For some reason, the Scottish National Party still wants us to judge it on its record, so let us do that. After nine years of nationalist decline, the cabinet sec...



Meeting of the Parliament 27 January 2016 : Wednesday, January 27, 2016


John Pentland

United Kingdom cuts have been multiplied fivefold, with devastating consequences for council services such as schools and childcare. That severely undermines any good that is being done by t...



Education and Culture Committee 12 January 2016 [Draft] : Tuesday, January 12, 2016


John Pentland (Motherwell and Wishaw) (Lab)

I am not sure whether I picked you up wrong. You take on 10 apprenticeships every year. Are they trained in London? If that is the case, have any apprentice journ...



Education and Culture Committee 12 January 2016 [Draft] : Tuesday, January 12, 2016


John Pentland

Are any of them apprentice journalists or anything like that?



Education and Culture Committee 12 January 2016 [Draft] : Tuesday, January 12, 2016


John Pentland

Finally, given the amount of money that Scotland pays into the pot overall, do we get enough back, proportionately, to train apprentices?



Meeting of the Parliament 12 January 2016 [Draft] : Tuesday, January 12, 2016


John Pentland (Motherwell and Wishaw) (Lab)

I believe that we are having this debate today not through the Scottish Government’s choice but as a reaction to criticisms of its education policy. It is easy to see why the SNP is under at...



Meeting of the Parliament 16 December 2015 [Draft] : Wednesday, December 16, 2015


John Pentland (Motherwell and Wishaw) (Lab)

What discussions has the Scottish Government had with industry bodies based here in Scotland and in the rest of the UK, and with others who provide apprenticeship...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult

S4M-15522 John Swinney: Budget (Scotland) (No.5) Bill—That the Parliament agrees to the general prin
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S4M-15522.1 Jackie Baillie: Budget (Scotland) (No.5) Bill—As an amendment to motion S4M-15522 in the
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Amendment 18 moved by Mark Griffin on motion S4M-15521 Angela Constance: Education (Scotland) Bill—T
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Amendment 29 moved by Liam McArthur on motion S4M-15521 Angela Constance: Education (Scotland) Bill—
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Amendment 30 moved by Liam McArthur on motion S4M-15521 Angela Constance: Education (Scotland) Bill—
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Amendment 32 moved by Liam McArthur on motion S4M-15521 Angela Constance: Education (Scotland) Bill—
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Amendment 39 moved by Mark Griffin on motion S4M-15521 Angela Constance: Education (Scotland) Bill—T
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Amendment 42 moved by Mark Griffin on motion S4M-15521 Angela Constance: Education (Scotland) Bill—T
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Amendment 43 moved by Mark Griffin on motion S4M-15521 Angela Constance: Education (Scotland) Bill—T
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Amendment 44 moved by Mark Griffin on motion S4M-15521 Angela Constance: Education (Scotland) Bill—T
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Motion S4M-15527: John Pentland, Motherwell and Wishaw, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 01/02/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15526: John Pentland, Motherwell and Wishaw, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 01/02/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15525: John Pentland, Motherwell and Wishaw, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 01/02/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15524: John Pentland, Motherwell and Wishaw, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 01/02/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15434: John Pentland, Motherwell and Wishaw, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 25/01/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15389: John Pentland, Motherwell and Wishaw, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20/01/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15388: John Pentland, Motherwell and Wishaw, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20/01/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15387: John Pentland, Motherwell and Wishaw, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20/01/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15386: John Pentland, Motherwell and Wishaw, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20/01/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15278: John Pentland, Motherwell and Wishaw, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 08/01/2016 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S4O-05513: John Pentland, Motherwell and Wishaw, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 27/01/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-05478: John Pentland, Motherwell and Wishaw, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20/01/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-05292: John Pentland, Motherwell and Wishaw, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 13/01/2016 Show Full Question >>
Question S4F-03096: John Pentland, Motherwell and Wishaw, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 30/11/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-04753: John Pentland, Motherwell and Wishaw, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 26/10/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-04579: John Pentland, Motherwell and Wishaw, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 09/09/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-27403: John Pentland, Motherwell and Wishaw, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 08/09/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-27397: John Pentland, Motherwell and Wishaw, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 08/09/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-27395: John Pentland, Motherwell and Wishaw, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 08/09/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-27396: John Pentland, Motherwell and Wishaw, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 08/09/2015 Show Full Question >>

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