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Meeting of the Parliament 14 May 2015 : Thursday, May 14, 2015


Margaret McDougall (West Scotland) (Lab)

I am delighted to take part in today’s debate. In my speech, I will focus on some of the work that has been carried out in North Ayrshire in developing a circular...



Meeting of the Parliament 14 May 2015 : Thursday, May 14, 2015


Margaret McDougall

Underground coal gasification was not included in the temporary moratorium on shale gas and coal-bed methane developments. I ask the minister to clarify whether t...



Meeting of the Parliament 14 May 2015 : Thursday, May 14, 2015


1. Margaret McDougall (West Scotland) (Lab)

I apologise, Presiding Officer.



Welfare Reform Committee 05 May 2015 : Tuesday, May 05, 2015


Margaret McDougall

It would certainly help the claim system if you had those forms, as that would save time for you and for people who are claiming.



Welfare Reform Committee 05 May 2015 : Tuesday, May 05, 2015


Margaret McDougall

But it is a form. Did you think that that was a satisfactory answer?



Welfare Reform Committee 05 May 2015 : Tuesday, May 05, 2015


Margaret McDougall

You said in response to my colleague’s question that the DLA claim system allowed you to have a stock of claim forms. What reason was given as to why you were not...



Welfare Reform Committee 05 May 2015 : Tuesday, May 05, 2015


Margaret McDougall

Many of you have had additional information from consultants and various other reports. Do you feel that the assessors did not take that into account in some case...



Welfare Reform Committee 05 May 2015 : Tuesday, May 05, 2015


Margaret McDougall

It is really difficult for people who are claiming in such situations. On managing budgets and so on, how could the assessments be improved? Should they be tailor...



Welfare Reform Committee 05 May 2015 : Tuesday, May 05, 2015


Margaret McDougall

For people who have mental health issues, it is particularly difficult to keep on top of things such as that.



Welfare Reform Committee 05 May 2015 : Tuesday, May 05, 2015


Margaret McDougall

That is a long time, in which people can get into financial difficulties, as well as suffering all the stress and what that does to their health. 12:0...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult

S4M-13203.3 Angela Constance: The Future of Scotland’s Economy—As an amendment to motion S4M-13203 i
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NoCarried

S4M-13203 Jackie Baillie: The Future of Scotland’s Economy—That the Parliament agrees that reducing
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NoCarried

4M-13134.1 Jamie McGrigor: Circular Economy (Waste Management)—As an amendment to motion S4M-13134 i
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AbstainCarried

S4M-13112.2 Mary Scanlon: Scottish Apprenticeship Week—As an amendment to motion S4M-13112 in the na
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YesDefeated

S4M-13007 Christina McKelvie on behalf of the European and External Relations Committee: 2nd Report,
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Not VotedCarried

S4M-13023.1 Siobhan McMahon: Scotland’s Future Employability Services—As an amendment to motion S4M-
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YesCarried

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

S4M-12994 Michael Matheson: Air Weapons and Licensing (Scotland) Bill—That the Parliament agrees to
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Not VotedCarried

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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NoCarried

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Motion S4M-12961: Margaret McDougall, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20/04/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12723: Margaret McDougall, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/03/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12549: Margaret McDougall, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/03/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12040: Margaret McDougall, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/01/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11646: Margaret McDougall, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 21/11/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11248: Margaret McDougall, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20/10/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10826: Margaret McDougall, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/08/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10506: Margaret McDougall, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 27/06/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09775: Margaret McDougall, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 22/04/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08936: Margaret McDougall, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 03/02/2014 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S4O-04324: Margaret McDougall, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 06/05/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-25351: Margaret McDougall, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 23/04/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-04241: Margaret McDougall, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 15/04/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-25162: Margaret McDougall, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 30/03/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-25163: Margaret McDougall, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 30/03/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-25164: Margaret McDougall, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 30/03/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-25165: Margaret McDougall, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 30/03/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-24978: Margaret McDougall, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/03/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-04141: Margaret McDougall, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 09/03/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-24578: Margaret McDougall, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 23/02/2015 Show Full Question >>