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Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee 02 April 2014 : Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Marco Biagi (Edinburgh Central) (SNP) I have a question for Owen Kelly. Last week, a letter that was written by George Mathewson, Angus Tulloch, Jim Spowart and other figures from the financial services industry set out their view that an independent Scotland could lead to an improvement in jobs and investment, including in financial se...

Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee 02 April 2014 : Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Marco Biagi If we took that argument to its logical conclusion, there would be an advantage in having a single European market for financial services.



Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee 02 April 2014 : Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Marco Biagi I will change the topic entirely and ask a question of Garry Clarke and Colin Borland. Vince Cable said that London

“is becoming a giant suction machine draining the life out of the rest of the country”.

When Danny Alexander came in front of the committee, I asked him whether h...

Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee 02 April 2014 : Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Marco Biagi All things being equal, is it easier for an entrepreneur who was born and brought up in Glasgow to set up a business in Glasgow than it is for someone who is in London to set up a business in London?



Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee 02 April 2014 : Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Marco Biagi Colin Borland, is London a drain on the rest of the economy?



Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee 02 April 2014 : Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Marco Biagi The FSB has been keen to get access to Scottish public procurement—that has been a key topic of debate in recent years. Do you think that you have adequate access to UK Government procurement?



Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee 02 April 2014 : Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Marco Biagi I have a request for supplementary information. Mr Borland, we have seen the information about your members’ dealings with public procurement and their satisfaction levels. If you have similar information from members about their dealings with UK Government departments, it would be very interesting ...

Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee 02 April 2014 : Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Marco Biagi Vince Cable has said that London is becoming a

“giant suction machine draining the life out of the rest of the country”,

and, at the committee, Danny Alexander agreed with the sentiment, if not the language. Do you, too, agree with that view? If so, what would you want to be do...

Meeting of the Parliament 02 April 2014 : Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Marco Biagi (Edinburgh Central) (SNP)

1. To ask the Scottish Government how the proposed community empowerment (Scotland) bill will provide opportunities for community ownership. (S4O-03086)



Meeting of the Parliament 02 April 2014 : Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Marco Biagi When St Stephen’s church in Edinburgh’s new town was recently put up for sale, local residents attempted to purchase it and place it in a charitable trust to retain its use as a community building. That attempt failed and the building has since been sold to a private buyer, whose representative I am...
Vote DetailMSP VoteResult

S4M-09557.2 Kenny MacAskill: Stop and Search—As an amendment to motion S4M-09557 in the name of Alis
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YesCarried

S4M-09557 Alison McInnes: Stop and Search—That the Parliament notes that stop and search is an opera
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YesCarried

S4M-09558.2 Michael Matheson: Improving Scotland’s Mental Health—As an amendment to motion S4M-09558
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YesCarried

S4M-09558.1 Richard Simpson: Improving Scotland’s Mental Health—As an amendment to motion S4M-09558
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NoDefeated

S4M-09558 Jim Hume: Improving Scotland’s Mental Health—That the Parliament notes that one in four ad
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YesCarried

S4M-09547.1 Jackson Carlaw: Scotland, A Good Global Citizen—As an amendment to motion S4M-09547 in t
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NoDefeated

S4M-09482.1 Jackie Baillie: Child Poverty—As an amendment to motion S4M-09482 in the name of Margare
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S4M-09482.3 Liz Smith: Child Poverty—As an amendment to motion S4M-09482 in the name of Margaret Bur
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S4M-09482.2 Liam McArthur: Child Poverty—As an amendment to motion S4M-09482 in the name of Margaret
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S4M-09482 Margaret Burgess: Child Poverty—That the Parliament welcomes the Scottish Government’s rev
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YesCarried

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Motion S4M-09316: Marco Biagi, Edinburgh Central, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12/03/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09289: Marco Biagi, Edinburgh Central, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10/03/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09156: Marco Biagi, Edinburgh Central, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/02/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09127: Marco Biagi, Edinburgh Central, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/02/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09043: Marco Biagi, Edinburgh Central, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 14/02/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09042: Marco Biagi, Edinburgh Central, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 14/02/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08992: Marco Biagi, Edinburgh Central, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 06/02/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08883: Marco Biagi, Edinburgh Central, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28/01/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08882: Marco Biagi, Edinburgh Central, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28/01/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08810: Marco Biagi, Edinburgh Central, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/01/2014 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S4O-03086: Marco Biagi, Edinburgh Central, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 24/03/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-02966: Marco Biagi, Edinburgh Central, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 24/02/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-02956: Marco Biagi, Edinburgh Central, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/02/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-19750: Marco Biagi, Edinburgh Central, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 15/02/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-19747: Marco Biagi, Edinburgh Central, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 15/02/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-19748: Marco Biagi, Edinburgh Central, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 15/02/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-02906: Marco Biagi, Edinburgh Central, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10/02/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-02881: Marco Biagi, Edinburgh Central, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27/01/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-02844: Marco Biagi, Edinburgh Central, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20/01/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-02827: Marco Biagi, Edinburgh Central, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13/01/2014 Show Full Question >>

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