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

John is a member of the following Committees:

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Parliamentary Activities

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Meeting of the Parliament 26 March 2015 : Thursday, March 26, 2015
John Swinney

The Government would not support the proposition of increasing the inheritance tax threshold to £1 million that Mr Mason referred to in his question. We believe t...

Meeting of the Parliament 26 March 2015 : Thursday, March 26, 2015
The Deputy First Minister and Cabinet Secretary for Finance, Constitution and Economy (John Swinney)

An increase in the inheritance tax threshold to £1 million would serve only to reduce the tax burden on the wealthiest members of our society at a time when there...

Meeting of the Parliament 25 March 2015 : Wednesday, March 25, 2015
John Swinney

I am grateful to Mr Brown. Does that not make the case that we repeatedly made to the UK Government for an early change to the austerity agenda to invest in the e...

Meeting of the Parliament 25 March 2015 : Wednesday, March 25, 2015
John Swinney

Will Mr Brown give way?



Meeting of the Parliament 25 March 2015 : Wednesday, March 25, 2015
John Swinney

I am grateful to Mr Brown. Does he acknowledge the strength of my point from the fact that gross domestic product per capita remains—as at the end of 2014—at near...

Meeting of the Parliament 25 March 2015 : Wednesday, March 25, 2015
John Swinney

Will Mr Brown give way?



Meeting of the Parliament 25 March 2015 : Wednesday, March 25, 2015
John Swinney

I am sorry—thank goodness someone is here to overrule me, Presiding Officer.

Meeting of the Parliament 25 March 2015 : Wednesday, March 25, 2015
John Swinney

I will give way.



Meeting of the Parliament 25 March 2015 : Wednesday, March 25, 2015
John Swinney

The Labour Party voted for the charter for budget responsibility, which requires £30 billion of discretionary consolidation—in plain language for Jackie Baillie, ...

Meeting of the Parliament 25 March 2015 : Wednesday, March 25, 2015
John Swinney

Well, okay—we will have it. Go on.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult

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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NoDefeated

S4M-12776.1 Willie Rennie: Supporting Scotland’s Economy—As an amendment to motion S4M-12776 in the
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NoDefeated

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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YesCarried

S4M-12763.1 Claire Baker: Post-study Work Visas—As an amendment to motion S4M-12763 in the name of H
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S4M-12763 Humza Yousaf: Post-study Work Visas—That the Parliament welcomes the publication of the Po
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S4M-12678.2 Roseanna Cunningham: An End to In-work Poverty—As an amendment to motion S4M-12678 in th
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S4M-12678.3 Neil Findlay: An End to In-work Poverty—As an amendment to motion S4M-12678 in the name
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NoDefeated

S4M-12678.1 Annabel Goldie: An End to In-work Poverty—As an amendment to motion S4M-12678 in the nam
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NoDefeated

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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Motion S4M-12776.4: John Swinney, Perthshire North, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 24/03/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12591.3: John Swinney, Perthshire North, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10/03/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12623: John Swinney, Perthshire North, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10/03/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12587: John Swinney, Perthshire North, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 09/03/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12553: John Swinney, Perthshire North, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/03/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12552: John Swinney, Perthshire North, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/03/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12551: John Swinney, Perthshire North, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/03/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12550: John Swinney, Perthshire North, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/03/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12521: John Swinney, Perthshire North, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/03/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12491.2: John Swinney, Perthshire North, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/03/2015 Show Full Motion >>
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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
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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