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Meeting of the Parliament 21 May 2015 : Thursday, May 21, 2015


Margaret Mitchell (Central Scotland) (Con)

I congratulate Clare Adamson on bringing this debate to the chamber today and pay tribute to the important work that she does as the convener of the cross-party group on accident prevention,...



Justice Committee 19 May 2015 : Tuesday, May 19, 2015


Margaret Mitchell

The tenor of what we have heard so far is that there is not really a problem with delays except in the odd one or two cases. Perhaps this is not the message that ...



Justice Committee 19 May 2015 : Tuesday, May 19, 2015


Margaret Mitchell

Could anyone oversee whether the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service was adhering to the protocols in a reasonable timescale?



Justice Committee 19 May 2015 : Tuesday, May 19, 2015


Margaret Mitchell

Who would monitor that? If those protocols were not adhered to, who would pick that up? That is the problem.



Justice Committee 19 May 2015 : Tuesday, May 19, 2015


Margaret Mitchell

I can tell.



Justice Committee 19 May 2015 : Tuesday, May 19, 2015


Margaret Mitchell

Yes. It is of a quite different nature. It is about trying to explain to the relatives what is happening; it is not to establish facts or to say whether the case ...



Justice Committee 19 May 2015 : Tuesday, May 19, 2015


Margaret Mitchell

On delays, I note that Mr McQueen says that of the 50 inquiries that are held, on average, every year, only 10 per cent go beyond 11 days and may take four or fiv...



Justice Committee 19 May 2015 : Tuesday, May 19, 2015


Margaret Mitchell

On the same point, Lord Cullen also recommended that, to keep the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service on its toes, it should be properly resourced and that...



Justice Committee 19 May 2015 : Tuesday, May 19, 2015


Margaret Mitchell

My point was that the hearing would be held within three months if an inquiry was not going ahead, but that would concentrate the minds of those in the Crown Offi...



Justice Committee 19 May 2015 : Tuesday, May 19, 2015


Margaret Mitchell

Not even then—the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service would be looking into the facts of the investigation to decide whether, and when, they would hold a F...

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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YesCarried

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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AbstainCarried

S4M-13023.1 Siobhan McMahon: Scotland’s Future Employability Services—As an amendment to motion S4M-
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Not VotedCarried

S4M-13023 Roseanna Cunningham: Scotland’s Future Employability Services—That the Parliament recognis
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Not VotedCarried

S4M-12994 Michael Matheson: Air Weapons and Licensing (Scotland) Bill—That the Parliament agrees to
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AbstainCarried

S4M-12878 Michael Matheson: Prisoners (Control of Release) (Scotland) Bill—That the Parliament agree
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AbstainCarried

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-13248: Margaret Mitchell, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21/05/2015 Show Full Motion >>
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 >>
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Question S4O-04295: Margaret Mitchell, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 28/04/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-04225: Margaret Mitchell, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 14/04/2015 Show Full Question >>
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 >>

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