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Meeting of the Parliament 20 November 2014 : Thursday, November 20, 2014
The Deputy Presiding Officer (John Scott)

The next item of business is a members’ business debate on motion S4M-11213, in the name of John Wilson, on child poverty figures increasing. The debate will be concluded without any question being put, and I invite members who wish to speak in the debate to press their request-to-speak button either now or as soon as possible. I also invite those who are leaving the chamber and, indeed, the gallery to do so quickly and quietly.

Motion debated,

That the Parliament notes End Child Poverty’s Child Poverty Map of the UK, in which it highlights the increasing levels of child poverty throughout the country; notes what it considers the worrying levels of child poverty in Central Scotland, in which North Lanarkshire is thought to have a child poverty rate of 25% after housing costs, with South Lanarkshire as high as 20%, and Falkirk 21%; considers that these figures show that more must be done to reverse this disturbing trend, and notes the view that tackling child poverty should include finding effective ways of offsetting the recent changes to the welfare system as well as rising energy and food prices that have pushed families further into financial decline.

12:32  

Meeting of the Parliament 20 November 2014 : Thursday, November 20, 2014
The Deputy Presiding Officer

I inform members that we are pretty tight for time today, with many members wishing to speak. With members’ help, I would like to confine them to their allotted time.

I call Jackie Baillie, to be followed by Alison Johnstone. Four minutes, please.

12:39  

Meeting of the Parliament 20 November 2014 : Thursday, November 20, 2014
The Deputy Presiding Officer

You must draw to a close, please.



Meeting of the Parliament 20 November 2014 : Thursday, November 20, 2014
The Deputy Presiding Officer

The member is in his last minute.



Meeting of the Parliament 20 November 2014 : Thursday, November 20, 2014
The Deputy Presiding Officer

You should draw to a close please.



Meeting of the Parliament 20 November 2014 : Thursday, November 20, 2014
The Deputy Presiding Officer

In view of the number of members who wish to speak in today’s debate, I am minded to accept a motion under rule 8.14 to extend the time allowed.

Motion moved,

That, under Rule 8.14.3, the debate be extended by up to 30 minutes.—[John Wilson.]

Motion agreed to.

13:01  

Meeting of the Parliament 20 November 2014 : Thursday, November 20, 2014
The Deputy Presiding Officer

You need to come to a close, please.



Meeting of the Parliament 20 November 2014 : Thursday, November 20, 2014
The Deputy Presiding Officer (John Scott)

We are now tighter for time. I call Stewart Stevenson, who has up to six minutes now.

16:02  

Meeting of the Parliament 20 November 2014 : Thursday, November 20, 2014
The Deputy Presiding Officer

The member is in his last minute.



Meeting of the Parliament 20 November 2014 : Thursday, November 20, 2014
The Deputy Presiding Officer

You should draw to a close, please.

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S4M-11567.2 Margaret Mitchell: Lowering the Drink Drive Limit—As an amendment to motion S4M-11567 in
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YesCarried

S4M-11507.1 Cameron Buchanan: Progressive Workplace Policies to Boost Productivity, Growth and Jobs—
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YesDefeated

S4M-11507 Angela Constance: Progressive Workplace Policies to Boost Productivity, Growth and Jobs—Th
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NoCarried

S4M-11494.3 Jackie Baillie: Welfare Benefits for People Living with Disabilities—As an amendment to
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NoDefeated

S4M-11494.2 Alex Johnstone: Welfare Benefits for People Living with Disabilities—As an amendment to
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YesDefeated

S4M-11494 Margaret Burgess: Welfare Benefits for People Living with Disabilities—That the Parliament
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NoCarried

S4M-11484.1 Jackson Carlaw: Human Rights—As an amendment to motion S4M-11484 in the name of Roseanna
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YesDefeated

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Motion S4M-09601: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 02/04/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-06503: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 08/05/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-05293: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21/12/2012 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-04327: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 01/10/2012 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-01899: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 01/02/2012 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-00930: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22/09/2011 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S3M-07763: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 20/01/2011 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S3M-07717: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 17/01/2011 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S3M-07681: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 11/01/2011 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S3M-07574: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 09/12/2010 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S4T-00763: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10/08/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-20418: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 27/03/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-02948: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19/02/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-02660: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 27/11/2013 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-02563: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 06/11/2013 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-02500: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 01/10/2013 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-02445: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 24/09/2013 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-16717: John Scott, Ayr, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 13/08/2013 Show Full Question >>
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