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Meeting of the Parliament 19 August 2014 : Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Murdo Fraser (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con)

3. To ask the Scottish Government what discussions it has had with the Bank of England in relation to a currency union. (S4T-00779)



Meeting of the Parliament 19 August 2014 : Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Murdo Fraser On Thursday, in an unprecedented move, the Bank of England issued a press statement that said, in response to comments by the finance secretary, that

“the Bank ... has not entered into discussions with representatives of the Scottish Government about proposals for future monetary arrangem...

Meeting of the Parliament 19 August 2014 : Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Murdo Fraser The finance secretary is at risk of losing his reputation as a straight talker. I asked him a simple question and he gave me an evasive answer, so I will try again. Does he stand by every word of his statement from last Wednesday—yes or no?



Meeting of the Parliament 19 August 2014 : Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Murdo Fraser It is a simple question.



Meeting of the Parliament 19 August 2014 : Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Murdo Fraser Yes or no?



Meeting of the Parliament 13 August 2014 : Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Murdo Fraser (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con) I wonder whether perhaps the minister is hard of hearing. I will ask him again my colleague Gavin Brown’s question. The Scottish Government’s figures, published this very morning, show that for the last financial year the revenue from North Sea oil amounts to £4 billion—precisely one half of the Sco...

Meeting of the Parliament 13 August 2014 : Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Murdo Fraser (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con) I thank the cabinet secretary for advance sight of her statement, and I commend the members of the review group for their work.

All of us support the aim of improving industrial relations, although it is fair to say that, with a few high-profile exceptions, we in Scotland generally have a...

Meeting of the Parliament 13 August 2014 : Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Murdo Fraser (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Con) This has been, at times, a rather bad-tempered debate. I hope that I can bring some calm and sense to the close.

This is a good day to be discussing welfare reform. This morning, the latest unemployment and workforce figures showed that, again, unemployment is down in Scotland and across ...

Meeting of the Parliament 13 August 2014 : Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Murdo Fraser I am sorry. From a sedentary position, the cabinet secretary has corrected me. She says that that is what the welfare review group recommended. I would be interested to know what the SNP recommends, because we have heard nothing in the debate about its proposals. The cabinet secretary comes to the c...

Meeting of the Parliament 13 August 2014 : Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Murdo Fraser I would have been happy to give way, but perhaps the cabinet secretary’s colleague can address those points in her closing speech.

We know from the work that the Institute for Fiscal Studies has done that Scotland would face greater fiscal challenges if it were independent than if it stay...
Vote DetailMSP VoteResult

S4M-10777.4 Jackie Baillie: Welfare—As an amendment to motion S4M-10777 in the name of Nicola Sturge
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NoDefeated

S4M-10777.2 Alex Johnstone: Welfare—As an amendment to motion S4M-01777 in the name of Nicola Sturge
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YesDefeated

S4M-10777 Nicola Sturgeon: Welfare—That the Parliament notes the damaging and destructive impact of
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NoCarried

S4M-10769.1.1 Gavin Brown: Economic Opportunities of Independence—As an amendment to amendment S4M-1
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YesDefeated

S4M-10769.1 Iain Gray: Economic Opportunities of Independence—As an amendment to motion S4M-10769 in
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YesDefeated

S4M-10769 John Swinney: Economic Opportunities of Independence—That the Parliament agrees that Scotl
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NoCarried

S4M-10724.1 Willie Rennie: Trident—As an amendment to motion S4M-10724 in the name of Keith Brown (T
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YesDefeated

S4M-10724.2 Patrick Harvie: Trident—As an amendment to motion S4M-10724 in the name of Keith Brown (
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NoCarried

S4M-10724 Keith Brown: Trident—That the Parliament supports the speediest safe withdrawal of nuclear
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NoCarried

Amendment 38 moved by Alex Johnstone on motion S4M-10438 Margaret Burgess: Housing (Scotland) Bill—T
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Motion S4M-10744: Murdo Fraser, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 06/08/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10712.2: Murdo Fraser, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 04/08/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10720: Murdo Fraser, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 04/08/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10456: Murdo Fraser, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 24/06/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10318: Murdo Fraser, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12/06/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10214.3: Murdo Fraser, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 04/06/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10141: Murdo Fraser, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 27/05/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10032: Murdo Fraser, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12/05/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10026: Murdo Fraser, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12/05/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09927.2: Murdo Fraser, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 06/05/2014 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S4T-00779: Murdo Fraser, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18/08/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-22207: Murdo Fraser, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 28/07/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-22205: Murdo Fraser, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 28/07/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-22206: Murdo Fraser, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 28/07/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4F-02222: Murdo Fraser, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 23/06/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-21776: Murdo Fraser, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 13/06/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-21775: Murdo Fraser, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 13/06/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-21646: Murdo Fraser, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 05/06/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-21577: Murdo Fraser, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 02/06/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-21473: Murdo Fraser, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 29/05/2014 Show Full Question >>

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