John Swinney MSP

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

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Parliamentary Activities

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Devolution (Further Powers) Committee 25 June 2015 : Thursday, June 25, 2015


John Swinney

A proposal of that type begins to tamper with the overall principle of the devolution of the Crown Estate functions. It gets into the mechanics of the scheme in a...



Devolution (Further Powers) Committee 25 June 2015 : Thursday, June 25, 2015


John Swinney

In my view, that should not be the case.



Devolution (Further Powers) Committee 25 June 2015 : Thursday, June 25, 2015


John Swinney

To me, that is the only logical conclusion that can be arrived at, given the current state of things. I cannot see how anything else can be argued. It is a materi...



Devolution (Further Powers) Committee 25 June 2015 : Thursday, June 25, 2015


John Swinney

Well, we are discussing it.



Devolution (Further Powers) Committee 25 June 2015 : Thursday, June 25, 2015


John Swinney

Yes, there have. I have had those discussions myself with the Crown Estate and we have made our position clear that we think that Fort Kinnaird, as an economic as...



Devolution (Further Powers) Committee 25 June 2015 : Thursday, June 25, 2015


John Swinney

If the situation that Mr Macdonald is talking about were the case, it would run counter to the logic of the devolution of responsibilities since 1998. That is not...



Devolution (Further Powers) Committee 25 June 2015 : Thursday, June 25, 2015


John Swinney

It is not for me to work out how the provisions could be undermined. I simply want to ensure that the devolution of Crown Estate responsibility—which is what the ...



Devolution (Further Powers) Committee 25 June 2015 : Thursday, June 25, 2015


John Swinney

There is an important philosophical point here, which is that the terms and consequences of devolution are being prescribed by the UK Government. Mr Macdonald kno...



Devolution (Further Powers) Committee 25 June 2015 : Thursday, June 25, 2015


John Swinney

An important point has been lost here. The debate—in which a number of commentators are actively engaged—about the approach that is being taken to the Crown Estate gets to the nub of whether...



Devolution (Further Powers) Committee 25 June 2015 : Thursday, June 25, 2015


John Swinney

No.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult

Amendment 1 moved by Alex Fergusson on motion S4M-13606 Michael Matheson: Air Weapons and Licensing
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Amendment 3 moved by Alex Fergusson on motion S4M-13606 Michael Matheson: Air Weapons and Licensing
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NoDefeated

Amendment 4 moved by Alex Fergusson on motion S4M-13606 Michael Matheson: Air Weapons and Licensing
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Amendment 5 moved by Patrick Harvie on motion S4M-13606 Michael Matheson: Air Weapons and Licensing
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Amendment 6 moved by Patrick Harvie on motion S4M-13606 Michael Matheson: Air Weapons and Licensing
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Amendment 7 moved by Patrick Harvie on motion S4M-13606 Michael Matheson: Air Weapons and Licensing
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Amendment 15 moved by Cameron Buchanan on motion S4M-13606 Michael Matheson: Air Weapons and Licensi
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Amendment 17 moved by Cameron Buchanan on motion S4M-13606 Michael Matheson: Air Weapons and Licensi
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Amendment 22 moved by Cara Hilton on motion S4M-13606 Michael Matheson: Air Weapons and Licensing (S
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Amendment 19 moved by Michael Matheson on motion S4M-13606 Michael Matheson: Air Weapons and Licensi
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YesCarried

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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Motion S4M-13529: John Swinney, Perthshire North, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16/06/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-13338: John Swinney, Perthshire North, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 01/06/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-13285: John Swinney, Perthshire North, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26/05/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-13146: John Swinney, Perthshire North, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13/05/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-13127: John Swinney, Perthshire North, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12/05/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-13108: John Swinney, Perthshire North, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11/05/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-13101: John Swinney, Perthshire North, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 06/05/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-13052: John Swinney, Perthshire North, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 29/04/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12890: John Swinney, Perthshire North, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 01/04/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12857.2: John Swinney, Perthshire North, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 31/03/2015 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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