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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 22 April 2015 : Wednesday, April 22, 2015


Kenny MacAskill (Edinburgh Eastern) (SNP)

In the usual manner, I thank Rhoda Grant for securing this important debate and I pay tribute to her not simply for her speech—I echo the comments that she made—but for the work that she has...



Public Petitions Committee 31 March 2015 : Tuesday, March 31, 2015


Kenny MacAskill

We should write to the Government. As Angus MacDonald said, a lot of this is common sense. If action was taken to ensure that walls are capable of taking grab rai...



Public Petitions Committee 31 March 2015 : Tuesday, March 31, 2015


Kenny MacAskill

I am interested in your point that there might sometimes be negligence or even worse. I recall being involved in a court case in which there had not been a proper...



Public Petitions Committee 31 March 2015 : Tuesday, March 31, 2015


Kenny MacAskill

What do you feel is the current impediment to the Mental Welfare Commission? Is there a lack of will, a lack of powers or a lack of focus? Where are the gaps?

Public Petitions Committee 31 March 2015 : Tuesday, March 31, 2015


Kenny MacAskill

The Government has indicated some willingness to look at the matter, and we should encourage it to do so expeditiously and to report back. It would therefore be p...



Public Petitions Committee 31 March 2015 : Tuesday, March 31, 2015


Kenny MacAskill (Edinburgh Eastern) (SNP)

We should close the petition: we have gone as far as we can. The petitioner has raised the matter and the Government, the Scottish Legal Aid Board and the Justice...



Meeting of the Parliament 24 March 2015 : Tuesday, March 24, 2015


Kenny MacAskill

The initiative helped to give Scotland a slight edge, but it did not represent the changes that were sought by the universities north and south of the border. How...



Meeting of the Parliament 24 March 2015 : Tuesday, March 24, 2015


Kenny MacAskill (Edinburgh Eastern) (SNP)

It would be useful to make three preliminary points. First, although the consensus in the debate is in many ways heartening, I hope that I am not being too churli...



Meeting of the Parliament 19 March 2015 : Thursday, March 19, 2015


Kenny MacAskill (Edinburgh Eastern) (SNP)

I join in with the spirit of consensus and agree with a great many of the points that John Pentland made. I put on record that integrating health and social care ...



Public Petitions Committee 03 March 2015 : Tuesday, March 03, 2015


Kenny MacAskill

What position do the cancer charities such as Cancer Research UK, Macmillan Cancer Support and the Breast Cancer Campaign take on the issue?

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult

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

S4M-12857.1 Jackie Baillie: Scotland’s Economy and Finances—As an amendment to motion S4M-12857 in t
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NoDefeated

S4M-12857 Gavin Brown: Scotland’s Economy and Finances—That the Parliament notes that the Scottish G
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S4M-12776.4 John Swinney: Supporting Scotland’s Economy—As an amendment to motion S4M-12776 in the n
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S4M-12776.3 Gavin Brown: Supporting Scotland’s Economy—As an amendment to motion S4M-12776 in the na
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S4M-12776.1 Willie Rennie: Supporting Scotland’s Economy—As an amendment to motion S4M-12776 in the
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S4M-12776.2 Patrick Harvie: Supporting Scotland’s Economy—As an amendment to motion S4M-12776 in the
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S4M-12776 Jackie Baillie: Supporting Scotland’s Economy—That the Parliament rejects the UK Governmen
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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-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-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-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 >>
Question S2W-32096: 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-32097: Kenny MacAskill, Lothians, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28/02/2007 Show Full Question >>

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