Malcolm Chisholm MSP

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Malcolm Chisholm MSP

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  • Member for: Edinburgh Northern and Leith
  • Region: Lothian
  • Party: Scottish Labour

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Parliamentary Activities

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Meeting of the Parliament 26 June 2014 : Thursday, June 26, 2014
Malcolm Chisholm (Edinburgh Northern and Leith) (Lab) A week or two ago, the cabinet secretary allocated an additional £31 million for the capital implications of expanding early education and childcare for two-year-olds, but I think that the Scottish Government has estimated that that will cost £61 million, and the Convention of Scottish Local Authori...

Meeting of the Parliament 26 June 2014 : Thursday, June 26, 2014
Malcolm Chisholm Could the minister clarify whether the contract has been finalised? He referred to the 2014-15 contract. Are negotiations continuing, or is that it for the foreseeable future?



Meeting of the Parliament 26 June 2014 : Thursday, June 26, 2014
Malcolm Chisholm (Edinburgh Northern and Leith) (Lab) I congratulate Alison McInnes on bringing forward this important debate.

Obviously, I support the your GP cares campaign, which is, I think, running in tandem with the put patients first: back general practice campaign by the Royal College of General Practitioners. Actually, I learned so...

Finance Committee 25 June 2014 : Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Malcolm Chisholm My final point looks backwards and relates to your interesting point about temporary Barnett consequentials. I remember arguments about the baseline stretching back, but surely the point is that a change in the baseline would simply reflect a corresponding fall in the English baseline, so it is not ...

Finance Committee 25 June 2014 : Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Malcolm Chisholm I agree, but that is mainly a point about the nature of health expenditure, which would be the same whether we were part of the UK or independent. There would be no difference in that regard.



Finance Committee 25 June 2014 : Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Malcolm Chisholm The figure comes from the Institute for Fiscal Studies. However, the concept of age-adjusted health expenditure seems a bit misleading, given that spending is still increasing in line with inflation. We all know that it is not enough, but it still helps the budget of this Parliament.



Finance Committee 25 June 2014 : Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Malcolm Chisholm I have two final points for Professor Heald—one that looks forward and one that looks back. His submission states:

“NHS expenditure in England is projected to fall by 9.1%”.

That is the real-terms age-adjusted figure, which is an interesting concept. Surely, however, the fact t...

Finance Committee 25 June 2014 : Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Malcolm Chisholm The other thing that we have talked a lot about in the context of further fiscal devolution, particularly in relation to the income tax powers that we are getting, is the block grant adjustment, for which there is an agreed formula. How does that issue interrelate with our discussion about transpare...

Finance Committee 25 June 2014 : Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Malcolm Chisholm The other main theme of this morning is also a political will question, obviously: to what extent—and how soon—the Barnett formula would be changed if there was a no vote. I agree with Alan Trench on this; like him, I think that the views of leaders of political parties are what we should be looking...

Finance Committee 25 June 2014 : Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Malcolm Chisholm Professor Heald, can you say anything more about how we achieve more transparency?

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-09793: Malcolm Chisholm, Edinburgh Northern and Leith, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 23/04/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09717: Malcolm Chisholm, Edinburgh Northern and Leith, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 11/04/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09451: Malcolm Chisholm, Edinburgh Northern and Leith, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 24/03/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08996: Malcolm Chisholm, Edinburgh Northern and Leith, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 07/02/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08757: Malcolm Chisholm, Edinburgh Northern and Leith, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 14/01/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08510: Malcolm Chisholm, Edinburgh Northern and Leith, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 04/12/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08101: Malcolm Chisholm, Edinburgh Northern and Leith, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 30/10/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-07756: Malcolm Chisholm, Edinburgh Northern and Leith, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 19/09/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-07713: Malcolm Chisholm, Edinburgh Northern and Leith, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16/09/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-04794: Malcolm Chisholm, Edinburgh Northern and Leith, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/11/2012 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S4O-03359: Malcolm Chisholm, Edinburgh Northern and Leith, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 09/06/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-21681: Malcolm Chisholm, Edinburgh Northern and Leith, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 09/06/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-21680: Malcolm Chisholm, Edinburgh Northern and Leith, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 09/06/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03347: Malcolm Chisholm, Edinburgh Northern and Leith, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 02/06/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03272: Malcolm Chisholm, Edinburgh Northern and Leith, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 19/05/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03244: Malcolm Chisholm, Edinburgh Northern and Leith, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/05/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03097: Malcolm Chisholm, Edinburgh Northern and Leith, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 24/03/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-02999: Malcolm Chisholm, Edinburgh Northern and Leith, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 03/03/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-02978: Malcolm Chisholm, Edinburgh Northern and Leith, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 24/02/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-02954: Malcolm Chisholm, Edinburgh Northern and Leith, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/02/2014 Show Full Question >>

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