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Meeting of the Parliament 02 April 2014 : Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Neil Findlay (Lothian) (Lab) Given the minister’s obvious enthusiasm for community ownership, will he have a chat with the Cabinet Secretary for Finance, Employment and Sustainable Growth and ask him to divert some of the grants for the commercial development of wind farms into substantial grants for community ownership of rene...

Meeting of the Parliament 02 April 2014 : Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Neil Findlay (Lothian) (Lab) Should we, at the same time, celebrate the closure of dozens of police stations and the sacking of hundreds of police support staff? Should we celebrate those one year on?



Meeting of the Parliament 02 April 2014 : Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Neil Findlay (Lothian) (Lab) Mental illness is one of our time’s most prevalent conditions. Its economic, social and personal impacts can be, and often are, devastating. Across Europe, mental illness is one of the top public health challenges, with depression alone responsible for more than 13 per cent of the disability burden,...

Meeting of the Parliament 02 April 2014 : Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Neil Findlay Will the minister give way?



Meeting of the Parliament 02 April 2014 : Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Neil Findlay I support a great deal of what the minister said, but I say gently that, at some point, we have to have a serious discussion about the funding of local government and community services that provide support to people with a range of health problems, particularly mental health problems.



Meeting of the Parliament 26 March 2014 : Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Neil Findlay (Lothian) (Lab) I congratulate Christian Allard on making the case for the union.



Meeting of the Parliament 26 March 2014 : Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Neil Findlay (Lothian) (Lab) It is most unusual to follow two Liberal Democrats in a row. [Laughter.]

I welcome the debate. The more we scrutinise the SNP’s version of independence, the better. The white paper itself is full of holes, uncosted promises and delusional sentiments. It does, however, offer a glimpse of t...

Meeting of the Parliament 26 March 2014 : Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Neil Findlay Not at the moment.

We hear cries of “What aboot oil?” As we have seen recently, and as members have mentioned, there is an inherent volatility in oil prices. I ask members to imagine waking up every day and looking out the window to check the oil price to see whether we can fund our scho...

Meeting of the Parliament 26 March 2014 : Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Neil Findlay I would be delighted to come to the north-east again, but I thought that the member was arguing earlier for independence for the north-east.

The white paper, or the SNP manifesto, is a remarkable document. It promotes a vision of a country in which everything that is bad disappears and ev...

Meeting of the Parliament 26 March 2014 : Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Neil Findlay I give way to the Liberal Democrat.

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S4M-09557.2 Kenny MacAskill: Stop and Search—As an amendment to motion S4M-09557 in the name of Alis
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NoCarried

S4M-09557 Alison McInnes: Stop and Search—That the Parliament notes that stop and search is an opera
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NoCarried

S4M-09558.2 Michael Matheson: Improving Scotland’s Mental Health—As an amendment to motion S4M-09558
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S4M-09558.1 Richard Simpson: Improving Scotland’s Mental Health—As an amendment to motion S4M-09558
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YesDefeated

S4M-09558 Jim Hume: Improving Scotland’s Mental Health—That the Parliament notes that one in four ad
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S4M-09547.1 Jackson Carlaw: Scotland, A Good Global Citizen—As an amendment to motion S4M-09547 in t
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S4M-09482.1 Jackie Baillie: Child Poverty—As an amendment to motion S4M-09482 in the name of Margare
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S4M-09482.3 Liz Smith: Child Poverty—As an amendment to motion S4M-09482 in the name of Margaret Bur
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NoDefeated

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Motion S4M-09730: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 14/04/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09694: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 09/04/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09687: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 08/04/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09665: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 07/04/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09664: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 07/04/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09663: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 07/04/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09662: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 07/04/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09661: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 07/04/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09634: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 04/04/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09618: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 03/04/2014 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S4O-03135: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 14/04/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-20450: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 28/03/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-20422: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 27/03/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-20423: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 27/03/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-20425: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 27/03/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-20424: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 27/03/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-20402: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 26/03/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-20401: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 26/03/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-20404: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 26/03/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-20399: Neil Findlay, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 26/03/2014 Show Full Question >>

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