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 03 February 2016 [Draft] : Wednesday, February 03, 2016


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

I am meeting Argyll and Bute Council on 1 March to discuss matters of mutual interest. Other ministers and officials also meet council representatives regularly.



Meeting of the Parliament 03 February 2016 [Draft] : Wednesday, February 03, 2016


Marco Biagi

The local government settlement as a whole has been challenging but fair. That applies to Argyll and Bute as much as it does to anywhere else, and represents a 2 ...



Meeting of the Parliament 03 February 2016 [Draft] : Wednesday, February 03, 2016


Marco Biagi

It is always a ray of sunshine when Neil Findlay comes to ask a question, isn’t it? I am very proud of the effect that our policies have had on local government s...



Meeting of the Parliament 03 February 2016 [Draft] : Wednesday, February 03, 2016


Marco Biagi

We came into government and we immediately removed £2.7 billion of ring fencing, allowing local government to address its own priorities and answer to its own ele...



Meeting of the Parliament 03 February 2016 [Draft] : Wednesday, February 03, 2016


Marco Biagi

There, figures range from 27 per cent in cuts to a figure I saw last night in an analysis from the Institute for Fiscal Studies, which said that, in the run-up to...



Meeting of the Parliament 03 February 2016 [Draft] : Wednesday, February 03, 2016


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

Scottish ministers and Government officials regularly meet representatives of all local authorities to discuss a wide range of matters of current interest to loca...



Meeting of the Parliament 03 February 2016 [Draft] : Wednesday, February 03, 2016


Marco Biagi

The member raises some very important issues and I will endeavour to have my justice colleagues investigate and respond in as short order as possible. ...



Meeting of the Parliament 28 January 2016 [Draft] : Thursday, January 28, 2016


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

Scotland has a good record in that area. In 2015, Scotland was ranked by ILGA-Europe—the European region of the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and In...



Meeting of the Parliament 28 January 2016 [Draft] : Thursday, January 28, 2016


Marco Biagi

As I have said, we are considering the issue, which I have already met the Scottish Transgender Alliance to discuss. We have noted the United Kingdom Women and Eq...



Meeting of the Parliament 28 January 2016 [Draft] : Thursday, January 28, 2016


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

The Scottish Government takes bullying very seriously. Bullying of any kind, including homophobic, biphobic and transphobic bullying, is unacceptable and must be addressed wherever it arises...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult

Amendment 28 moved by Rhoda Grant on motion S4M-15561 Jamie Hepburn: Carers (Scotland) Bill—That the
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Amendment 29 moved by Rhoda Grant on motion S4M-15561 Jamie Hepburn: Carers (Scotland) Bill—That the
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Amendment 30 moved by Rhoda Grant on motion S4M-15561 Jamie Hepburn: Carers (Scotland) Bill—That the
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S4M-14673 Richard Simpson: Alcohol (Licensing, Public Health and Criminal Justice) (Scotland) Bill—T
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S4M-15522 John Swinney: Budget (Scotland) (No.5) Bill—That the Parliament agrees to the general prin
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S4M-15522.1 Jackie Baillie: Budget (Scotland) (No.5) Bill—As an amendment to motion S4M-15522 in the
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Amendment 18 moved by Mark Griffin on motion S4M-15521 Angela Constance: Education (Scotland) Bill—T
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Amendment 29 moved by Liam McArthur on motion S4M-15521 Angela Constance: Education (Scotland) Bill—
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Amendment 30 moved by Liam McArthur on motion S4M-15521 Angela Constance: Education (Scotland) Bill—
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Amendment 32 moved by Liam McArthur on motion S4M-15521 Angela Constance: Education (Scotland) Bill—
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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Motion S4M-15457: Marco Biagi, Edinburgh Central, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26/01/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-14271: Marco Biagi, Edinburgh Central, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 15/09/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-13523: Marco Biagi, Edinburgh Central, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 15/06/2015 Show Full Motion >>
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 >>
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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
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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