John Swinney MSP

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John Swinney MSP

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  • Member for: Perthshire North
  • Region: Mid Scotland and Fife
  • Party: Scottish National Party

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Meeting of the Parliament 21 August 2014 : Thursday, August 21, 2014
The Cabinet Secretary for Finance, Employment and Sustainable Growth (John Swinney) The Scottish economy is continuing to strengthen and grow. Scottish gross domestic product grew by 2.6 per cent in the year to quarter 1 of 2014 and has passed its pre-recession peak. As the chief economist’s recent assessment of the state of the economy points out, the underlying data and trends in...

Meeting of the Parliament 21 August 2014 : Thursday, August 21, 2014
John Swinney As I said in my previous answer to Dennis Robertson, we have taken a number of measures within our existing powers to deliver as much impetus to the Scottish economy as we possibly can. However, there are decisions relating to the economy that are outwith our control. The opportunity of independence...

Meeting of the Parliament 21 August 2014 : Thursday, August 21, 2014
The Cabinet Secretary for Finance, Employment and Sustainable Growth (John Swinney)

9. Christian Allard (North East Scotland) (SNP): To ask the Scottish Government what its response is to the most recent labour market statistics from the Office for National Statistics. (S4O-03489)

With a record number of people in work and the unemployment rate at its lowest ...

Meeting of the Parliament 21 August 2014 : Thursday, August 21, 2014
John Swinney Through the activities and policies that it has implemented, the Government has ensured that the Scottish economy has been able to recover to pre-recession levels of activity earlier than the rest of the United Kingdom. We want to have the wider range of powers to ensure that we can cement that reco...

Meeting of the Parliament 19 August 2014 : Tuesday, August 19, 2014
The Cabinet Secretary for Finance, Employment and Sustainable Growth (John Swinney) The Scottish Government welcomes the clear and consistent position of neutrality in the constitutional debate that the Bank of England has taken. Following agreement in March 2012 from Mervyn King, and as set out to the Scottish Parliament by the First Minister in December of that year, a number of ...

Meeting of the Parliament 19 August 2014 : Tuesday, August 19, 2014
John Swinney As I said in my original answer, following the contribution of Mervyn King in March 2012 and the discussions between the First Minister and Mark Carney in January this year, technical discussions between the Bank of England and the Scottish Government were to be and have been taken forward, as agree...

Meeting of the Parliament 19 August 2014 : Tuesday, August 19, 2014
John Swinney If I could say to Mr Fraser that, if by my choice—



Meeting of the Parliament 19 August 2014 : Tuesday, August 19, 2014
John Swinney If, by my choice of—[Interruption.]



Meeting of the Parliament 19 August 2014 : Tuesday, August 19, 2014
John Swinney If, by my choice of words last week, I gave the impression that the Bank of England has been involved in negotiating a currency union, I say to Parliament that that was not my intention. I have referred to the technical discussions in Parliament on countless occasions. In an answer to a question fro...

Meeting of the Parliament 19 August 2014 : Tuesday, August 19, 2014
John Swinney I agree with Mr Gibson. That is exactly what the Bank of England has undertaken as part of the technical discussions that have taken place with the Scottish Government. The stance that Governor Carney has made clear on a number of occasions is that the Bank of England will implement whatever monetar...
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S4M-10843.1.2 Ruth Davidson: Scotland’s Future—As an amendment to amendment S4M-10843.1 in the name
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S4M-10843.1.1 Willie Rennie: Scotland’s Future—As an amendment to amendment S4M-10843.1 in the name
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S4M-10843.1 Johann Lamont: Scotland’s Future—As an amendment to motion S4M-10843 in the name of Alex
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S4M-10843 Alex Salmond: Scotland’s Future—That the Parliament agrees that Scotland is one of the wea
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S4M-10829.3 Jenny Marra: Increasing Opportunities for Women—As an amendment to motion S4M-10829 in t
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S4M-10829.2 Mary Scanlon: Increasing Opportunities for Women—As an amendment to motion S4M-10829 in
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S4M-10829.1 Alison McInnes: Increasing Opportunities for Women—As an amendment to motion S4M-10829 i
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S4M-10829 Angela Constance: Increasing Opportunities for Women—That the Parliament welcomes the grow
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S4M-10777.4 Jackie Baillie: Welfare—As an amendment to motion S4M-10777 in the name of Nicola Sturge
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Motion S4M-10822: John Swinney, Perthshire North, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18/08/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10769: John Swinney, Perthshire North, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11/08/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10756: John Swinney, Perthshire North, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 08/08/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10555: John Swinney, Perthshire North, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 07/07/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10430: John Swinney, Perthshire North, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23/06/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10325: John Swinney, Perthshire North, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12/06/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10079: John Swinney, Perthshire North, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/05/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09977: John Swinney, Perthshire North, Scottish National Party, On Behalf of Local Government and Regeneration Committee, Date Lodged: 07/05/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09927.3: John Swinney, Perthshire North, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 06/05/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09869: John Swinney, Perthshire North, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 29/04/2014 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S2O-12498: John Swinney, North Tayside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/03/2007 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-31491: John Swinney, North Tayside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 29/01/2007 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-31492: John Swinney, North Tayside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 29/01/2007 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-31428: John Swinney, North Tayside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26/01/2007 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-31427: John Swinney, North Tayside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26/01/2007 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-31403: John Swinney, North Tayside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/01/2007 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-31400: John Swinney, North Tayside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/01/2007 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-31399: John Swinney, North Tayside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/01/2007 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-31401: John Swinney, North Tayside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/01/2007 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-31402: John Swinney, North Tayside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/01/2007 Show Full Question >>

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