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Meeting of the Parliament 26 March 2015 : Thursday, March 26, 2015
Margaret Mitchell (Central Scotland) (Con)

I thank Hugh Henry for bringing this important debate to the chamber and I apologise, as I have to leave after making my speech.

Justice Committee 24 March 2015 : Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Margaret Mitchell

As you are the prosecuting body, that might be of concern to you.



Justice Committee 24 March 2015 : Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Margaret Mitchell

Since so many witnesses have raised concerns, would it not be better to take a belt-and-braces approach and clarify that the word “travel” includes movement withi...

Justice Committee 24 March 2015 : Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Margaret Mitchell

There has been widespread concern about the use of the word “travel”. Would the bill benefit from further clarification, to ensure that travel within as well as b...

Justice Committee 24 March 2015 : Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Margaret Mitchell

I do not think that wilful blindness is the point; the intelligence might not have reached you.



Justice Committee 24 March 2015 : Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Margaret Mitchell

My point is that if you do not recognise them as a victim of trafficking, they will then have nowhere to go to say that their behaviour was not criminal, because ...

Justice Committee 24 March 2015 : Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Margaret Mitchell

I suppose that a lot of awareness raising will be involved. What happens if someone realises that they are not considered to be a victim of trafficking and they h...

Justice Committee 24 March 2015 : Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Margaret Mitchell

I totally take on board what you say about flexibility, which sounds good, but the point that was made was that a statutory defence might be another useful tool i...

Justice Committee 24 March 2015 : Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Margaret Mitchell

Should such a provision be included in the bill?



Justice Committee 24 March 2015 : Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Margaret Mitchell

ACC Graham, are you in favour of having a provision for future proofing in the bill so that other forms of criminality and exploitation that might not have been c...

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S4M-12776.4 John Swinney: Supporting Scotland’s Economy—As an amendment to motion S4M-12776 in the n
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S4M-12776.3 Gavin Brown: Supporting Scotland’s Economy—As an amendment to motion S4M-12776 in the na
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S4M-12776.1 Willie Rennie: Supporting Scotland’s Economy—As an amendment to motion S4M-12776 in the
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S4M-12776.2 Patrick Harvie: Supporting Scotland’s Economy—As an amendment to motion S4M-12776 in the
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S4M-12776 Jackie Baillie: Supporting Scotland’s Economy—That the Parliament rejects the UK Governmen
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NoCarried

S4M-12763.1 Claire Baker: Post-study Work Visas—As an amendment to motion S4M-12763 in the name of H
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S4M-12763 Humza Yousaf: Post-study Work Visas—That the Parliament welcomes the publication of the Po
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S4M-12678.2 Roseanna Cunningham: An End to In-work Poverty—As an amendment to motion S4M-12678 in th
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S4M-12678.3 Neil Findlay: An End to In-work Poverty—As an amendment to motion S4M-12678 in the name
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S4M-12678.1 Annabel Goldie: An End to In-work Poverty—As an amendment to motion S4M-12678 in the nam
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YesDefeated

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Motion S4M-12718: Margaret Mitchell, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18/03/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12643: Margaret Mitchell, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12/03/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12642: Margaret Mitchell, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12/03/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12478: Margaret Mitchell, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 27/02/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12326: Margaret Mitchell, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16/02/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12160.3: Margaret Mitchell, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 27/01/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12093: Margaret Mitchell, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19/01/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11955: Margaret Mitchell, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18/12/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11758: Margaret Mitchell, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 01/12/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11656: Margaret Mitchell, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21/11/2014 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S4W-24823: Margaret Mitchell, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10/03/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-24725: Margaret Mitchell, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 03/03/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-04083: Margaret Mitchell, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 24/02/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4F-02607: Margaret Mitchell, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16/02/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-23912: Margaret Mitchell, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 07/01/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03876: Margaret Mitchell, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 17/12/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4F-02448: Margaret Mitchell, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 01/12/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-22936: Margaret Mitchell, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 24/10/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03595: Margaret Mitchell, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 29/09/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-22466: Margaret Mitchell, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22/08/2014 Show Full Question >>

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