Nicola Sturgeon MSP

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Nicola Sturgeon MSP

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

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Parliamentary Activities

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Meeting of the Parliament 25 September 2014 : Thursday, September 25, 2014
The Deputy First Minister and Cabinet Secretary for Infrastructure, Investment and Cities (Nicola Sturgeon)

Improving journey times on the Scottish rail network is a key strategic outcome for the Scottish Government. That is why we are committed to a £5 billion package ...

Meeting of the Parliament 25 September 2014 : Thursday, September 25, 2014
Nicola Sturgeon

I said in my original answer that improvement of the nature that Liz Smith talks about is very much a focus of the process for the next ScotRail franchise. Liz Sm...

Meeting of the Parliament 25 September 2014 : Thursday, September 25, 2014
Nicola Sturgeon

The Scottish Government is of course willing to consider rail-based interventions that receive a positive appraisal under the Scottish transport appraisal guidanc...

Meeting of the Parliament 25 September 2014 : Thursday, September 25, 2014
The Deputy First Minister and Cabinet Secretary for Infrastructure, Investment and Cities (Nicola Sturgeon)

Just under 4.3 million people registered to vote in the referendum. The number of votes cast was 3,623,344. That gives an overall turnout of 84.6 per cent, which ...

Meeting of the Parliament 25 September 2014 : Thursday, September 25, 2014
Nicola Sturgeon

Alison Johnstone asks a very important question. First, I am sure that the staggering increase in membership for both the Scottish National Party and the Green Pa...

Meeting of the Parliament 21 August 2014 : Thursday, August 21, 2014
The Deputy First Minister and Cabinet Secretary for Infrastructure, Investment and Cities (Nicola Sturgeon) Ken Macintosh started his speech with a reference to the late Sam Galbraith and I want to end the debate today—on behalf of all of us, I am sure—by paying tribute to Sam Galbraith. In the early years of the Parliament, I shadowed Sam Galbraith in his role as education minister. It is fair to say tha...

Meeting of the Parliament 21 August 2014 : Thursday, August 21, 2014
Nicola Sturgeon Yes, of course.



Meeting of the Parliament 21 August 2014 : Thursday, August 21, 2014
Nicola Sturgeon I think that Annabel Goldie has made the point that I was trying to make.

Today, I will do what I will be doing each and every day between now and 18 September—I will make the positive case for Scotland being an independent country.



Meeting of the Parliament 21 August 2014 : Thursday, August 21, 2014
Nicola Sturgeon I will make some progress and take the member’s intervention later.

I want Scotland to be independent not because I think that we are better than any other country but because I know that we are every bit as good. I want us to be independent not to break the ties of family and friendship ...

Meeting of the Parliament 21 August 2014 : Thursday, August 21, 2014
Nicola Sturgeon I have four weeks to continue doing what the yes campaign has been doing: answering questions and campaigning. As we have done so, support for yes has risen and will continue to rise.

This has been a heated debate, but one fact that has been established beyond doubt is that we are one of ...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult

S4M-10843.1.2 Ruth Davidson: Scotland’s Future—As an amendment to amendment S4M-10843.1 in the name
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S4M-10843.1.1 Willie Rennie: Scotland’s Future—As an amendment to amendment S4M-10843.1 in the name
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S4M-10843.1 Johann Lamont: Scotland’s Future—As an amendment to motion S4M-10843 in the name of Alex
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S4M-10843 Alex Salmond: Scotland’s Future—That the Parliament agrees that Scotland is one of the wea
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S4M-10829.3 Jenny Marra: Increasing Opportunities for Women—As an amendment to motion S4M-10829 in t
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S4M-10829.2 Mary Scanlon: Increasing Opportunities for Women—As an amendment to motion S4M-10829 in
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S4M-10829.1 Alison McInnes: Increasing Opportunities for Women—As an amendment to motion S4M-10829 i
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S4M-10829 Angela Constance: Increasing Opportunities for Women—That the Parliament welcomes the grow
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S4M-10777.4 Jackie Baillie: Welfare—As an amendment to motion S4M-10777 in the name of Nicola Sturge
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S4M-10777.2 Alex Johnstone: Welfare—As an amendment to motion S4M-01777 in the name of Nicola Sturge
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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
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 >>
Motion S4M-10005: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow Southside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 09/05/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09844.3: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow Southside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 29/04/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09740.2: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow Southside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/04/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09281: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow Southside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10/03/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09051: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow Southside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/02/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08523: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow Southside, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/12/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08328: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow Southside, Scottish National Party, On Behalf of Parliamentary Bureau, Date Lodged: 15/11/2013 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 >>