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Meeting of the Parliament 26 June 2014 : Thursday, June 26, 2014
Kenneth Gibson (Cunninghame North) (SNP)

6. To ask the Scottish Government what opportunities the proposals in “Empowering Scotland’s Island Communities” could bring to Arran and Cumbrae. (S4O-03396)



Meeting of the Parliament 26 June 2014 : Thursday, June 26, 2014
Kenneth Gibson I thank the minister for that positive reply. I am pleased that the proposals apply to all Scotland’s islands and will benefit Arran and Cumbrae significantly. The prospectus recommends that local authorities set up islands innovation zones. If the communities on Arran and/or Cumbrae wish to set up ...

Meeting of the Parliament 26 June 2014 : Thursday, June 26, 2014
Kenneth Gibson (Cunninghame North) (SNP)

3. To ask the First Minister what the Scottish Government’s response is to Professor Dunleavy’s report, “Transitioning to a new Scottish state”. (S4F-02217)



Meeting of the Parliament 26 June 2014 : Thursday, June 26, 2014
Kenneth Gibson On page 3 of his report, Professor Dunleavy says that the main uncertainties that relate to the set-up and transition costs following a yes vote

“arise from the London government’s apparent reluctance to do any planning for, or to make clear to Scottish voters, how a transition to indepen...

Meeting of the Parliament 26 June 2014 : Thursday, June 26, 2014
Kenneth Gibson (Cunninghame North) (SNP) I welcome the statement, particularly the announcement of the investment of £46 million in acute mental services through the provision of a North Ayrshire community hospital.

The Scottish Government has prioritised affordable housing by, for example, investing in the social rented sector ...

Finance Committee 25 June 2014 : Wednesday, June 25, 2014
The Convener (Kenneth Gibson) Good morning and welcome to the 21st meeting in 2014 of the Scottish Parliament’s Finance Committee. I remind everyone present to please turn off mobile phones or other electronic devices.

Our first item of business is to decide whether to take in private items 3, 4 and 5. Do members agre...

Finance Committee 25 June 2014 : Wednesday, June 25, 2014
The Convener Our second item of business is to take evidence for our inquiry into Scotland’s public finances post-2014. We have two panels of witnesses to hear from today, the first of which consists of Rachel Holmes. Good morning, Rachel, and welcome to the committee.



Finance Committee 25 June 2014 : Wednesday, June 25, 2014
The Convener Thank you very much for coming along and for your written submission. As members have copies of your submission, we will go straight to questions. I will open with some questions, and then I will widen out the session to include other members.

In your submission, you say:

“th...

Finance Committee 25 June 2014 : Wednesday, June 25, 2014
The Convener You also say in your submission:

“The UK is low in rankings of countries in terms of provision for pensioners. Many countries, often those with small populations, do better.”

I understand that around 30 million people of working age in the UK are undersaving for retirement. In ...

Finance Committee 25 June 2014 : Wednesday, June 25, 2014
The Convener If Scotland had control of pensions, what could we do that would be different from that?

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult

Amendment 38 moved by Alex Johnstone on motion S4M-10438 Margaret Burgess: Housing (Scotland) Bill—T
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Amendment 1 moved by John Lamont on motion S4M-10438 Margaret Burgess: Housing (Scotland) Bill—That
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Amendment 2 moved by John Lamont on motion S4M-10438 Margaret Burgess: Housing (Scotland) Bill—That
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Amendment 41 moved by Alex Johnstone on motion S4M-10438 Margaret Burgess: Housing (Scotland) Bill—T
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Amendment 42 moved by Mary Fee on motion S4M-10438 Margaret Burgess: Housing (Scotland) Bill—That th
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Amendment 5 moved by Patrick Harvie on motion S4M-10438 Margaret Burgess: Housing (Scotland) Bill—Th
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Amendment 45 moved by Drew Smith on motion S4M-10438 Margaret Burgess: Housing (Scotland) Bill—That
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Amendment 6 moved by Margaret Burgess on motion S4M-10438 Margaret Burgess: Housing (Scotland) Bill—
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Amendment 7 moved by Claudia Beamish on motion S4M-10438 Margaret Burgess: Housing (Scotland) Bill—T
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Amendment 46 moved by Malcolm Chisholm on motion S4M-10438 Margaret Burgess: Housing (Scotland) Bill
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Motion S4M-10662: Kenneth Gibson, Cunninghame North, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27/07/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10633: Kenneth Gibson, Cunninghame North, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/07/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10343: Kenneth Gibson, Cunninghame North, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13/06/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10342: Kenneth Gibson, Cunninghame North, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13/06/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10341: Kenneth Gibson, Cunninghame North, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13/06/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10327: Kenneth Gibson, Cunninghame North, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12/06/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10295: Kenneth Gibson, Cunninghame North, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11/06/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10268: Kenneth Gibson, Cunninghame North, Scottish National Party, On Behalf of Finance Committee, Date Lodged: 10/06/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10164: Kenneth Gibson, Cunninghame North, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28/05/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10077: Kenneth Gibson, Cunninghame North, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/05/2014 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S4F-02217: Kenneth Gibson, Cunninghame North, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23/06/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03396: Kenneth Gibson, Cunninghame North, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16/06/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03317: Kenneth Gibson, Cunninghame North, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 22/05/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03236: Kenneth Gibson, Cunninghame North, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12/05/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4F-02090: Kenneth Gibson, Cunninghame North, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12/05/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-20906: Kenneth Gibson, Cunninghame North, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 29/04/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03182: Kenneth Gibson, Cunninghame North, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28/04/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4F-02033: Kenneth Gibson, Cunninghame North, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/04/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4T-00648: Kenneth Gibson, Cunninghame North, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 24/03/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03052: Kenneth Gibson, Cunninghame North, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/03/2014 Show Full Question >>