Marco Biagi MSP

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Marco Biagi MSP

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

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Parliamentary Activities

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Meeting of the Parliament 20 May 2015 : Wednesday, May 20, 2015


Marco Biagi

Discussions are on-going and are being led by my colleague Shona Robison, who I am sure would be happy to write to the member to update him on work in progress.

Meeting of the Parliament 20 May 2015 : Wednesday, May 20, 2015


Marco Biagi

I can extend warm words to Jackson Carlaw and the good news that the Community Empowerment (Scotland) Bill will introduce participation requests, which are a great deal more flexible than th...



Meeting of the Parliament 20 May 2015 : Wednesday, May 20, 2015


The Minister for Local Government and Community Empowerment (Marco Biagi)

The Community Empowerment (Scotland) Bill will deliver significant new rights and powers for communities across Scotland. We want to empower communities through the ownership of land and bui...



Meeting of the Parliament 30 April 2015 : Thursday, April 30, 2015


Marco Biagi

There is space for both approaches. The important process to mitigate the effect of population changes is the development planning process. It is important that t...



Meeting of the Parliament 30 April 2015 : Thursday, April 30, 2015


Marco Biagi

A key principle of the planning system is that the impact of new development on existing infrastructure should be mitigated. When there is an impact, a planning o...



Meeting of the Parliament 30 April 2015 : Thursday, April 30, 2015


The Minister for Local Government and Community Empowerment (Marco Biagi)

Between 2014 and 2016, the Scottish Government expects to secure infrastructure investment of more than £8 billion, which will help to support economic activity a...



Meeting of the Parliament 23 April 2015 : Thursday, April 23, 2015


Marco Biagi

I agree that modest increases in public spending would still see the deficit come down year on year. That approach would also ensure that the ideological cuts tha...



Meeting of the Parliament 23 April 2015 : Thursday, April 23, 2015


The Minister for Local Government and Community Empowerment (Marco Biagi)

The three largest parties in the most recent United Kingdom Parliament signed up to the charter for budget responsibility, which commits them to billions of pound...



Meeting of the Parliament 23 April 2015 : Thursday, April 23, 2015


Marco Biagi

I urge all councils to respond to issues raised by people living in their areas. I undertake to write to the member with further information once I have had the c...



Meeting of the Parliament 23 April 2015 : Thursday, April 23, 2015


Marco Biagi

The Scottish Government was pleased to highlight shopmobility when we launched the online town centre toolkit just a few weeks ago. I know that the member has bee...

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

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Motion S4M-13207: Marco Biagi, Edinburgh Central, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/05/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12423: Marco Biagi, Edinburgh Central, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 24/02/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12220: Marco Biagi, Edinburgh Central, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 02/02/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11597: Marco Biagi, Edinburgh Central, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18/11/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11537: Marco Biagi, Edinburgh Central, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12/11/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11342: Marco Biagi, Edinburgh Central, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 29/10/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11341: Marco Biagi, Edinburgh Central, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 29/10/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11324: Marco Biagi, Edinburgh Central, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28/10/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11237: Marco Biagi, Edinburgh Central, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/10/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11218: Marco Biagi, Edinburgh Central, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 15/10/2014 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S4O-03642: Marco Biagi, Edinburgh Central, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27/10/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03574: Marco Biagi, Edinburgh Central, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 29/09/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03499: Marco Biagi, Edinburgh Central, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11/08/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03457: Marco Biagi, Edinburgh Central, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 04/08/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-22195: Marco Biagi, Edinburgh Central, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23/07/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-21920: Marco Biagi, Edinburgh Central, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/06/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03337: Marco Biagi, Edinburgh Central, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 02/06/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4F-02142: Marco Biagi, Edinburgh Central, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 31/05/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03268: Marco Biagi, Edinburgh Central, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/05/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03242: Marco Biagi, Edinburgh Central, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12/05/2014 Show Full Question >>

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