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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Parliamentary Activities

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Meeting of the Parliament 13 May 2015 : Wednesday, May 13, 2015


Kenny MacAskill

I welcome that. All who are associated with the school are grateful for the assistance given. It has been a trying time, but great courage has been shown by all. ...



Meeting of the Parliament 13 May 2015 : Wednesday, May 13, 2015


2. Kenny MacAskill (Edinburgh Eastern) (SNP)

To ask the Scottish Government, in light of the tragic event at Liberton High School in 2014, what additional support and resources have been and will be provided...



Public Petitions Committee 12 May 2015 : Tuesday, May 12, 2015


Kenny MacAskill

I do not think that we can take the petition any further. We have highlighted the case. It might be that we can provide some signposting for the petitioner. It se...



Public Petitions Committee 12 May 2015 : Tuesday, May 12, 2015


Kenny MacAskill

I take John Wilson’s point and would be comfortable with an approach being made to that committee, either through the clerks or directly, without our formally ref...



Public Petitions Committee 12 May 2015 : Tuesday, May 12, 2015


Kenny MacAskill

We have listened to Mr Mundell and we appreciate the difficulties that are involved, but I agree with Angus MacDonald. I would be deeply concerned about our condu...



Public Petitions Committee 12 May 2015 : Tuesday, May 12, 2015


Kenny MacAskill

I agree with Jackson Carlaw. I think that we have come to the end of the road. It is quite clear that the Government is not prepared to legislate, and I have to s...



Public Petitions Committee 12 May 2015 : Tuesday, May 12, 2015


Kenny MacAskill

I think that it would be appropriate to hear from Gillian Thompson, the new Judicial Complaints Reviewer. She is a fresh pair of eyes and asking for her reflectio...



Public Petitions Committee 12 May 2015 : Tuesday, May 12, 2015


Kenny MacAskill

It seems that it would be inappropriate to close the petition at this juncture. Although progress has been made, which is very much welcome, there is still an underlying issue. Perhaps in th...



Public Petitions Committee 12 May 2015 : Tuesday, May 12, 2015


Kenny MacAskill

It would be sensible to refer the petition to the Justice Committee. That committee is considering the Inquiries into Fatal Accidents and Sudden Deaths etc (Scotl...



Public Petitions Committee 12 May 2015 : Tuesday, May 12, 2015


Kenny MacAskill

That is sensible.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult

S4M-13203.3 Angela Constance: The Future of Scotland’s Economy—As an amendment to motion S4M-13203 i
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YesCarried

S4M-13203 Jackie Baillie: The Future of Scotland’s Economy—That the Parliament agrees that reducing
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YesCarried

4M-13134.1 Jamie McGrigor: Circular Economy (Waste Management)—As an amendment to motion S4M-13134 i
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YesCarried

S4M-13112.2 Mary Scanlon: Scottish Apprenticeship Week—As an amendment to motion S4M-13112 in the na
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NoDefeated

S4M-13007 Christina McKelvie on behalf of the European and External Relations Committee: 2nd Report,
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YesCarried

S4M-13023.1 Siobhan McMahon: Scotland’s Future Employability Services—As an amendment to motion S4M-
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YesCarried

S4M-13023 Roseanna Cunningham: Scotland’s Future Employability Services—That the Parliament recognis
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YesCarried

S4M-12994 Michael Matheson: Air Weapons and Licensing (Scotland) Bill—That the Parliament agrees to
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YesCarried

S4M-12878 Michael Matheson: Prisoners (Control of Release) (Scotland) Bill—That the Parliament agree
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YesCarried

S4M-12857.2 John Swinney: Scotland’s Economy and Finances—As an amendment to motion S4M-12857 in the
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YesCarried

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Motion S4M-12782: Kenny MacAskill, Edinburgh Eastern, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 24/03/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11567: Kenny MacAskill, Edinburgh Eastern, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/11/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11314: Kenny MacAskill, Edinburgh Eastern, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28/10/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11278: Kenny MacAskill, Edinburgh Eastern, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23/10/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11277: Kenny MacAskill, Edinburgh Eastern, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23/10/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11114.2: Kenny MacAskill, Edinburgh Eastern, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 07/10/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11101: Kenny MacAskill, Edinburgh Eastern, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 06/10/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10964: Kenny MacAskill, Edinburgh Eastern, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 22/09/2014 Show Full Motion >>
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 >>
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Question S4O-04366: Kenny MacAskill, Edinburgh Eastern, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/05/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-04305: Kenny MacAskill, Edinburgh Eastern, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/05/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-04262: Kenny MacAskill, Edinburgh Eastern, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/04/2015 R Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-33254: Kenny MacAskill, Edinburgh East and Musselburgh, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/04/2010 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-32439: Kenny MacAskill, Lothians, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 15/03/2007 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-32438: 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-32097: 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 >>
Question S2W-32096: Kenny MacAskill, Lothians, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28/02/2007 Show Full Question >>

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