Kenny MacAskill MSP

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Kenny MacAskill MSP

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  • Member for: Edinburgh Eastern
  • Region: Lothian
  • Party: Scottish National Party

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Meeting of the Parliament 20 August 2014 : Wednesday, August 20, 2014
The Cabinet Secretary for Justice (Kenny MacAskill) I regularly meet the chief constable and other senior officers from Police Scotland to discuss keeping people in Scotland safe. I last met the chief constable on 22 July and most recently met Deputy Chief Constable Iain Livingstone on 13 August.

Policing in Scotland is performing excellen...

Meeting of the Parliament 20 August 2014 : Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Kenny MacAskill I believe that the armed policing situation will disclose effective accountability. Derek Penman, in his capacity as HM inspector of constabulary in Scotland, was at the Justice Committee yesterday and has indicated that there will be a review into matters, and the Scottish Police Authority has also...

Meeting of the Parliament 20 August 2014 : Wednesday, August 20, 2014
The Cabinet Secretary for Justice (Kenny MacAskill) Responsibility for healthcare in custody has transferred to the national health service. A lot of work has been undertaken across Scotland on providing forensic nurses in police custody suites, culminating in the NHS establishing regional networks in April 2014. That work has proved extremely useful...

Meeting of the Parliament 20 August 2014 : Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Kenny MacAskill Yes. Jackson Carlaw made an appropriate point. We all know that people who present at police stations, sometimes as victims but often having been detained as perpetrators, may have underlying mental health issues. They might have clear mental health issues; sometimes those issues are masked by drugs...

Meeting of the Parliament 20 August 2014 : Wednesday, August 20, 2014
The Cabinet Secretary for Justice (Kenny MacAskill) The Air Weapons and Licensing (Scotland) Bill is a wide-ranging bill that covers a variety of issues and licensing regimes. It creates new licensing regimes in relation to air weapons and sexual entertainment venues. It amends the existing regimes in relation to alcohol, metal dealers, taxis and pri...

Meeting of the Parliament 20 August 2014 : Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Kenny MacAskill The member is correct that the misuse of air weapons has, thankfully, been falling. However, such misuse is forming a greater proportion of firearms offences than ever before, so although we have a safer Scotland, we still have a legacy of tragedies—not least involving those who have seen their chil...

Meeting of the Parliament 20 August 2014 : Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Kenny MacAskill The member raises an interesting point. It was a matter of concern for many of the utility companies when we discussed the issue with them. Thankfully, that scenario has not arisen and action is being taken under the task force that is chaired by the British Transport Police but operated effectively...

Meeting of the Parliament 20 August 2014 : Wednesday, August 20, 2014
The Cabinet Secretary for Justice (Kenny MacAskill) I had the great pleasure of announcing in Dennistoun yesterday a further £1.5 million in funding for Scottish Sports Futures as part of the further expansion of cashback for communities over the next three years.

We continue to hit criminals hard in their pockets through the use of procee...

Meeting of the Parliament 20 August 2014 : Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Kenny MacAskill I would be happy to do that, subject to diary commitments. I do not know the organisation, but I appreciate Mr Doris’s testimonial for it. As I said, I was delighted to travel to Dennistoun yesterday to see the good work, which will continue. I am aware of the outstanding work by Glasgow Clyde Colle...

Meeting of the Parliament 20 August 2014 : Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Kenny MacAskill Yes. The Administration established at an early juncture the serious organised crime task force to ensure not only that we minimise, address and tackle serious organised crime but that we take the assets of such activity. That is part of the on-going strands and the four Ds.

We always see...
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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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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Motion S4M-10634: Kenny MacAskill, Edinburgh Eastern, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/07/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10278: Kenny MacAskill, Edinburgh Eastern, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10/06/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09557.2: Kenny MacAskill, Edinburgh Eastern, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 01/04/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09160: Kenny MacAskill, Edinburgh Eastern, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/02/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09133.1: Kenny MacAskill, Edinburgh Eastern, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/02/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08673: Kenny MacAskill, Edinburgh Eastern, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/12/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08672: Kenny MacAskill, Edinburgh Eastern, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/12/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08562: Kenny MacAskill, Edinburgh Eastern, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10/12/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08172.2: Kenny MacAskill, Edinburgh Eastern, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/11/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-07867: Kenny MacAskill, Edinburgh Eastern, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 30/09/2013 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S3W-33254: Kenny MacAskill, Edinburgh East and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/04/2010 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-32438: Kenny MacAskill, Lothians, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 15/03/2007 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-32439: Kenny MacAskill, Lothians, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 15/03/2007 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-32437: Kenny MacAskill, Lothians, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 15/03/2007 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-32098: Kenny MacAskill, Lothians, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28/02/2007 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-32099: Kenny MacAskill, Lothians, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28/02/2007 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-32096: Kenny MacAskill, Lothians, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28/02/2007 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-32097: Kenny MacAskill, Lothians, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28/02/2007 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-32094: Kenny MacAskill, Lothians, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28/02/2007 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-32095: Kenny MacAskill, Lothians, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28/02/2007 Show Full Question >>

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