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Meeting of the Parliament 21 August 2014 : Thursday, August 21, 2014
Margaret McCulloch (Central Scotland) (Lab) The decision that we make in just a few weeks’ time has been described as the biggest political decision for Scotland in 300 years. It is indeed the opportunity of a lifetime; it is our opportunity to settle this constitutional question once and for all.

As has been said, between now and ...

Meeting of the Parliament 20 August 2014 : Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Margaret McCulloch (Central Scotland) (Lab) The Parliament is most united when showing solidarity with parts of the world in poverty or distress. Nobody here could or should try to monopolise concern for the world’s poorest: it is something that we share.

Whatever the outcome of next month’s referendum, the challenge of poverty in ...

Meeting of the Parliament 20 August 2014 : Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Margaret McCulloch No, I do not have time. In any case, the member’s questions should have been answered in his white paper.

In evidence to the House of Commons International Development Committee, the Minister for External Affairs and International Development, Humza Yousaf, guaranteed that there would be ...

Meeting of the Parliament 20 August 2014 : Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Margaret McCulloch No. The Government had its opportunity in its white paper.

On the basis of a population share of 8.3 per cent—[Interruption.] Presiding Officer, will you ask Scottish National Party members to be quiet while I finish, please?

Our share of DFID’s 1,300 UK-based civil servants co...

Meeting of the Parliament 20 August 2014 : Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Margaret McCulloch Can he tell us later how many people will be employed in a Scottish aid agency—[Interruption.] Let me finish. Can he tell us why none of that has been set out or costed in the white paper? Is the minister really suggesting that an independent Scotland will need 43 per cent of DFID staff, to spend 8....

Meeting of the Parliament 20 August 2014 : Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Margaret McCulloch No. Sit down.

Last year, the UK became the first of the G8 nations to meet the target to spend 0.7 per cent of national income on aid—[Interruption.] SNP members never answer our questions; we are not answering theirs. The current Government completed a journey that was started by the pre...

Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee 19 August 2014 : Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Margaret McCulloch (Central Scotland) (Lab) Good morning, Mr Gordon. My question is on the background to the English law of counterparts. Will you explain the extent to which counterparts are used in commercial settings in England and the role that law firms play in the process?



Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee 19 August 2014 : Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Margaret McCulloch I can see the advantage to businesses in different parts of the country or internationally of being able to sign the documents in this way. Does going down this route have any other advantages?



Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee 19 August 2014 : Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Margaret McCulloch Are there any practical difficulties with the English law of counterparts, and have you identified any areas where improvements could be made?



Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee 19 August 2014 : Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Margaret McCulloch Warren Gordon said that the signature page can be sent electronically to all parties for them to sign, print, scan and send back. Does that page have a header or footer that ties the page to the document to which the parties are agreeing, or is it a blank page?

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S4M-10843.1.2 Ruth Davidson: Scotland’s Future—As an amendment to amendment S4M-10843.1 in the name
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S4M-10843.1.1 Willie Rennie: Scotland’s Future—As an amendment to amendment S4M-10843.1 in the name
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S4M-10843.1 Johann Lamont: Scotland’s Future—As an amendment to motion S4M-10843 in the name of Alex
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S4M-10843 Alex Salmond: Scotland’s Future—That the Parliament agrees that Scotland is one of the wea
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S4M-10829.3 Jenny Marra: Increasing Opportunities for Women—As an amendment to motion S4M-10829 in t
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S4M-10829.2 Mary Scanlon: Increasing Opportunities for Women—As an amendment to motion S4M-10829 in
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S4M-10829.1 Alison McInnes: Increasing Opportunities for Women—As an amendment to motion S4M-10829 i
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S4M-10829 Angela Constance: Increasing Opportunities for Women—That the Parliament welcomes the grow
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S4M-10777.4 Jackie Baillie: Welfare—As an amendment to motion S4M-10777 in the name of Nicola Sturge
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S4M-10777.2 Alex Johnstone: Welfare—As an amendment to motion S4M-01777 in the name of Nicola Sturge
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Motion S4M-10178: Margaret McCulloch, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 30/05/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10165: Margaret McCulloch, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 28/05/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09923: Margaret McCulloch, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 07/05/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09631: Margaret McCulloch, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 04/04/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09053: Margaret McCulloch, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/02/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08594: Margaret McCulloch, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 11/12/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08138: Margaret McCulloch, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 31/10/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-07558: Margaret McCulloch, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 30/08/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-06108: Margaret McCulloch, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 26/03/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-05786: Margaret McCulloch, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 28/02/2013 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S4W-22360: Margaret McCulloch, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 13/08/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-22357: Margaret McCulloch, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 13/08/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03450: Margaret McCulloch, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 28/07/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03362: Margaret McCulloch, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 09/06/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-21625: Margaret McCulloch, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 04/06/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-21226: Margaret McCulloch, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 19/05/2014 Show Full Question >>
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Question S4O-03237: Margaret McCulloch, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 14/05/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03215: Margaret McCulloch, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 06/05/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-20964: Margaret McCulloch, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 01/05/2014 Show Full Question >>