Nicola Sturgeon MSP

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Nicola Sturgeon MSP

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  • Member for: Glasgow Southside
  • Region: Glasgow
  • Party: Scottish National Party

Nicola is a member of the following Committees:

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Parliamentary Activities

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Meeting of the Parliament 02 April 2015 : Thursday, April 02, 2015


The First Minister

I think that I might know about some of the websites and blogs that the member is talking about—they are nothing to do with this side of the chamber. ...



Meeting of the Parliament 02 April 2015 : Thursday, April 02, 2015


The First Minister

I suggest gently to Murdo Fraser that he might want to direct some of his comments to members of his own party. For example, I agreed with the former director gen...



Meeting of the Parliament 02 April 2015 : Thursday, April 02, 2015


The First Minister

I think that everybody supports absolutely—I know that I do—the right of the media to be completely free of political interference. [Interruption.]



Meeting of the Parliament 02 April 2015 : Thursday, April 02, 2015


The First Minister (Nicola Sturgeon)

Yes.



Meeting of the Parliament 02 April 2015 : Thursday, April 02, 2015


The First Minister

We have to recognise—and the Scottish Government certainly does recognise—that the overwhelming majority of victims of domestic abuse are women. However, that sai...



Meeting of the Parliament 02 April 2015 : Thursday, April 02, 2015


The First Minister

Margaret Mitchell knows that at this stage we propose to end automatic early release for long-term prisoners. We are the first Government to take action to revers...



Meeting of the Parliament 02 April 2015 : Thursday, April 02, 2015


The First Minister

We are taking all of that work forward as quickly as possible but I note that, since “Equally Safe” was published on 25 June last year, positive progress has been...



Meeting of the Parliament 02 April 2015 : Thursday, April 02, 2015


The First Minister

Yes. I think that the figures that are recorded and published will be an underestimate of the true picture. The Scottish Government recognises that the 60,000 inc...



Meeting of the Parliament 02 April 2015 : Thursday, April 02, 2015


The First Minister

I am aware of the Edinburgh domestic abuse court service and the shortfall in funding that Malcolm Chisholm has mentioned. When I spoke last week—in fact, a week ...



Meeting of the Parliament 02 April 2015 : Thursday, April 02, 2015


The First Minister (Nicola Sturgeon)

The £20 million that I announced reflects my commitment to create a fairer and more equal Scotland. Subject to discussion with both justice agencies and victims’ organisations, the funds wil...

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S4M-12878 Michael Matheson: Prisoners (Control of Release) (Scotland) Bill—That the Parliament agree
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S4M-12857.2 John Swinney: Scotland’s Economy and Finances—As an amendment to motion S4M-12857 in the
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S4M-12857.1 Jackie Baillie: Scotland’s Economy and Finances—As an amendment to motion S4M-12857 in t
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S4M-12857 Gavin Brown: Scotland’s Economy and Finances—That the Parliament notes that the Scottish G
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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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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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Search for other Motions lodged by Nicola Sturgeon
EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Motion S4M-12182: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow Southside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27/01/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11926: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow Southside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16/12/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11673: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow Southside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 24/11/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11672: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow Southside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 24/11/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11380: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow Southside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 31/10/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11301: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow Southside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27/10/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11116.1: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow Southside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 07/10/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10777: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow Southside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11/08/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10739: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow Southside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 06/08/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10353.3: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow Southside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/06/2014 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S2F-02139: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27/02/2006 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-18574: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/08/2005 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-18575: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/08/2005 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-18531: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/08/2005 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-18537: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/08/2005 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-18534: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/08/2005 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-18532: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/08/2005 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-18535: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/08/2005 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-18536: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/08/2005 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-18533: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/08/2005 Show Full Question >>

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