Michael Matheson MSP

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Michael Matheson MSP

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  • Member for: Falkirk West
  • Region: Central Scotland
  • Party: Scottish National Party

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


The Cabinet Secretary for Justice (Michael Matheson)

For the purposes of rule 9.11 of the standing orders, I advise the Parliament that Her Majesty, having been informed of the purport of the Succession (Scotland) B...



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


The Cabinet Secretary for Justice (Michael Matheson)

I thank the Justice Committee, the clerks to the committee and the people who gave evidence during stage 1 scrutiny of the Abusive Behaviour and Sexual Harm (Scot...



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


Michael Matheson

The member may have misheard the point that I made. It was about research into how people react during a sexual offence or after such an offence has been committe...



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


Michael Matheson

The intention was always that the individual would have the right to make representations. To put the matter beyond any doubt, we are considering whether there is...



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


Michael Matheson

I welcome the committee’s support in its stage 1 report for the general principles of the bill. <...



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


Michael Matheson

I thank members for their thoughtful speeches in what has been a considered debate. That reflects the Justice Committee’s stage 1 report, which gives due consider...



Meeting of the Parliament 21 January 2016 [Draft] : Thursday, January 21, 2016


The Cabinet Secretary for Justice (Michael Matheson)

The Scottish Prison Service has established a multi-agency steering group with representation from Education Scotland, Scotland’s Colleges, Creative Scotland and the Scottish Qualifications ...



Meeting of the Parliament 21 January 2016 [Draft] : Thursday, January 21, 2016


Michael Matheson

HMP Greenock does, indeed, have a good record on improving access to education for prisoners, as do a number of other establishments in the Scottish prison estate...



Meeting of the Parliament 21 January 2016 [Draft] : Thursday, January 21, 2016


Michael Matheson

Under the current contract, two further education colleges provide education services right across the prison estate. The contract has been extended to next year,...



Justice Committee 19 January 2016 [Draft] : Tuesday, January 19, 2016


The Cabinet Secretary for Justice (Michael Matheson)

As you will be aware, Lord Bonomy’s review group gave very detailed consideration to any changes that should be made to our jury system, in particular on jury siz...

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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NoDefeated

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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NoDefeated

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Motion S4M-15441: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26/01/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15427: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/01/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15087: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 07/12/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-14421: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 29/09/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-13606: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23/06/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-13597: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 22/06/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-13107: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11/05/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-13076: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 01/05/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12994: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/04/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12878: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 31/03/2015 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S3W-40158: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/03/2011 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-40152: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/03/2011 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-40160: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/03/2011 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-40159: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/03/2011 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-40154: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/03/2011 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-40157: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/03/2011 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-40156: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/03/2011 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-40155: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/03/2011 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-39739: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/02/2011 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-39064: Michael Matheson, Falkirk West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26/01/2011 Show Full Question >>

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