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 22 April 2015 : Wednesday, April 22, 2015


John Pentland (Motherwell and Wishaw) (Lab)

I note that the lowering of the threshold for registered gifts is being undertaken to comply with the recommendation of the group of states against corruption, GR...



Meeting of the Parliament 22 April 2015 : Wednesday, April 22, 2015


John Pentland (Motherwell and Wishaw) (Lab)

Does the minister share my disgust at the disgraceful way in which Scottish Government contractors G4S have treated their guards, with some even being handed redu...



Public Petitions Committee 31 March 2015 : Tuesday, March 31, 2015


The Convener

I thank Jacq Kelly and Stephan Thomson for attending. Meeting closed at 11:16.  



Public Petitions Committee 31 March 2015 : Tuesday, March 31, 2015


The Convener

I have just been advised that, if we write to all the local authorities, there will be no requirement to write to COSLA. Do colleagues agree to take the approach ...



Public Petitions Committee 31 March 2015 : Tuesday, March 31, 2015


The Convener

Colleagues, do we agree to write to the Scottish Government, Local Authority Building Standards Scotland, the Lifetime Homes foundation and the Convention of Scot...



Public Petitions Committee 31 March 2015 : Tuesday, March 31, 2015


The Convener

Yes. Before we return to the action points, I have a question for Jacq Kelly. What is the least disabled-friendly housing? Is it new builds or old housing, or are...



Public Petitions Committee 31 March 2015 : Tuesday, March 31, 2015


The Convener

I see that there are no other questions from members. In that case, what action is the committee prepared to take?



Public Petitions Committee 31 March 2015 : Tuesday, March 31, 2015


The Convener

I thank Jacq Kelly for her presentation and Stephan Thomson for highlighting some of his personal difficulties and experiences with his house. Do members have any...



Public Petitions Committee 31 March 2015 : Tuesday, March 31, 2015


The Convener

The final new petition is PE1554, by Jacq Kelly, on behalf of Leonard Cheshire Disability, on improving the provision of disabled-friendly housing. Members have a...



Public Petitions Committee 31 March 2015 : Tuesday, March 31, 2015


The Convener

That was extremely helpful, Mr Young. Thank you for attending. 10:44 Meeting suspended.  10:46 On ...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult

S4M-12994 Michael Matheson: Air Weapons and Licensing (Scotland) Bill—That the Parliament agrees to
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S4M-12878 Michael Matheson: Prisoners (Control of Release) (Scotland) Bill—That the Parliament agree
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YesCarried

S4M-12857.2 John Swinney: Scotland’s Economy and Finances—As an amendment to motion S4M-12857 in the
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NoCarried

S4M-12857.1 Jackie Baillie: Scotland’s Economy and Finances—As an amendment to motion S4M-12857 in t
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YesDefeated

S4M-12857 Gavin Brown: Scotland’s Economy and Finances—That the Parliament notes that the Scottish G
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NoCarried

S4M-12776.4 John Swinney: Supporting Scotland’s Economy—As an amendment to motion S4M-12776 in the n
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S4M-12776.3 Gavin Brown: Supporting Scotland’s Economy—As an amendment to motion S4M-12776 in the na
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S4M-12776.1 Willie Rennie: Supporting Scotland’s Economy—As an amendment to motion S4M-12776 in the
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S4M-12776.2 Patrick Harvie: Supporting Scotland’s Economy—As an amendment to motion S4M-12776 in the
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NoDefeated

S4M-12776 Jackie Baillie: Supporting Scotland’s Economy—That the Parliament rejects the UK Governmen
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NoCarried

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Motion S4M-13017: John Pentland, Motherwell and Wishaw, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 24/04/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12662: John Pentland, Motherwell and Wishaw, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 13/03/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12661: John Pentland, Motherwell and Wishaw, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 13/03/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12660: John Pentland, Motherwell and Wishaw, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 13/03/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12342: John Pentland, Motherwell and Wishaw, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/02/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12272: John Pentland, Motherwell and Wishaw, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 06/02/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12085: John Pentland, Motherwell and Wishaw, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16/01/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11903: John Pentland, Motherwell and Wishaw, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 15/12/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11883: John Pentland, Motherwell and Wishaw, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/12/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11871: John Pentland, Motherwell and Wishaw, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 11/12/2014 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S4O-04248: John Pentland, Motherwell and Wishaw, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 22/04/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-24295: John Pentland, Motherwell and Wishaw, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 03/02/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03989: John Pentland, Motherwell and Wishaw, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 26/01/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03914: John Pentland, Motherwell and Wishaw, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/01/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03897: John Pentland, Motherwell and Wishaw, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/01/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03814: John Pentland, Motherwell and Wishaw, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 01/12/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-23141: John Pentland, Motherwell and Wishaw, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 13/11/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-23142: John Pentland, Motherwell and Wishaw, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 13/11/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-23138: John Pentland, Motherwell and Wishaw, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/11/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-22422: John Pentland, Motherwell and Wishaw, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 19/08/2014 Show Full Question >>

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