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Local Government and Regeneration Committee 13 August 2014 : Wednesday, August 13, 2014
John Wilson (Central Scotland) (SNP) Or even 15 years.



Local Government and Regeneration Committee 13 August 2014 : Wednesday, August 13, 2014
John Wilson Good morning, gentlemen. I was not going to cover these two issues, but given that they have been raised I just want to clarify them for everyone. The report refers to equal pay, but Mr McKinlay quite rightly identified that it is about equal pay and single status. They were two different settlement...

Local Government and Regeneration Committee 13 August 2014 : Wednesday, August 13, 2014
John Wilson Okay. Thank you. That was my first point. My second point is about the education and training of councillors. I raised this point before in the committee when the Improvement Service’s “Scotland’s Councillors 2013. Research Report” was produced. We seem to take little account of the expertise and ed...

Local Government and Regeneration Committee 13 August 2014 : Wednesday, August 13, 2014
John Wilson I am glad that we have talked about training, because sometimes the person who is appointed to be chair or vice-chair of a committee is not the best person for the job. Appointments are sometimes politically motivated, as I have said in this committee in the past.

The Accounts Commission ...

Local Government and Regeneration Committee 13 August 2014 : Wednesday, August 13, 2014
John Wilson I hope to raise the issue of section 95 officers later on, but I want to concentrate first on ALEOs and local authorities’ decisions. Mr McKinlay referred to what happens if there is something wrong with leisure services, and he gave an example; a member of the public would pick up the phone and spe...

Local Government and Regeneration Committee 13 August 2014 : Wednesday, August 13, 2014
John Wilson This is my last question, convener. I have several more, but I will restrict myself to one, which relates to Mr Sinclair’s point about the section 95 officer of the local authority.

The report indicates that often the officer responsible for finance does not sit on the key structure that...

Local Government and Regeneration Committee 13 August 2014 : Wednesday, August 13, 2014
John Wilson I want to ask about the disputes that are taking place in council chambers over decisions that have been made, particularly in time of tight financial constraints. Is it the Accounts Commission’s view that there should be more openness and transparency with regards to the decision-making process, in...

Public Petitions Committee 05 August 2014 : Tuesday, August 05, 2014
John Wilson (Central Scotland) (SNP) Good morning, Mr Macfarlane. In your petition, you asked for the Scottish Government to set out a minimum standard. What would you consider the minimum standard to be, given the current technology?



Public Petitions Committee 05 August 2014 : Tuesday, August 05, 2014
John Wilson I asked that question because you are talking about public access to all public buildings, which include not just the large hospitals and the large council chambers, but the one-stop shops that exist throughout Scotland and the small rural council offices that people come into to make inquiries abou...

Public Petitions Committee 05 August 2014 : Tuesday, August 05, 2014
John Wilson That goes back to the part of your petition in which you talk about the Scottish Government developing a minimum standard. Do you accept that the standard that should be delivered may be a location-based standard rather than a Scotland-wide standard that should be applied to every local authority an...
Vote DetailMSP VoteResult

S4M-10777.4 Jackie Baillie: Welfare—As an amendment to motion S4M-10777 in the name of Nicola Sturge
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S4M-10777.2 Alex Johnstone: Welfare—As an amendment to motion S4M-01777 in the name of Nicola Sturge
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NoDefeated

S4M-10777 Nicola Sturgeon: Welfare—That the Parliament notes the damaging and destructive impact of
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YesCarried

S4M-10769.1.1 Gavin Brown: Economic Opportunities of Independence—As an amendment to amendment S4M-1
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S4M-10769.1 Iain Gray: Economic Opportunities of Independence—As an amendment to motion S4M-10769 in
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S4M-10769 John Swinney: Economic Opportunities of Independence—That the Parliament agrees that Scotl
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Not VotedCarried

S4M-10724.1 Willie Rennie: Trident—As an amendment to motion S4M-10724 in the name of Keith Brown (T
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NoDefeated

S4M-10724.2 Patrick Harvie: Trident—As an amendment to motion S4M-10724 in the name of Keith Brown (
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YesCarried

S4M-10724 Keith Brown: Trident—That the Parliament supports the speediest safe withdrawal of nuclear
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YesCarried

Amendment 38 moved by Alex Johnstone on motion S4M-10438 Margaret Burgess: Housing (Scotland) Bill—T
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NoDefeated

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Motion S4M-10462: John Wilson, Central Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 24/06/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10376: John Wilson, Central Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18/06/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10375: John Wilson, Central Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18/06/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10367: John Wilson, Central Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/06/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10366: John Wilson, Central Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/06/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10187: John Wilson, Central Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 02/06/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09785: John Wilson, Central Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 22/04/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09777: John Wilson, Central Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 22/04/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09441: John Wilson, Central Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/03/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08971: John Wilson, Central Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 06/02/2014 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S4W-22438: John Wilson, Central Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20/08/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-22439: John Wilson, Central Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20/08/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-22440: John Wilson, Central Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20/08/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4F-02270: John Wilson, Central Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18/08/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-21763: John Wilson, Central Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13/06/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-21760: John Wilson, Central Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13/06/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-21761: John Wilson, Central Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13/06/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-21762: John Wilson, Central Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13/06/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03388: John Wilson, Central Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11/06/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-21667: John Wilson, Central Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/06/2014 Show Full Question >>

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