Paul Martin MSP

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Paul Martin MSP

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  • Member for: Glasgow Provan
  • Region: Glasgow
  • Party: Scottish Labour

Paul is a member of the following Committees:

Paul is a member of the following Cross-Party Groups:

Parliamentary Activities

Member of the Parliamentary Bureau
Member of the Scottish Commission for Public Audit

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Meeting of the Parliament 27 May 2015 : Wednesday, May 27, 2015


Paul Martin (Glasgow Provan) (Lab)

Some time ago, Margo MacDonald advised me that her method of seeking public opinion was to visit her local hairdressers. That is not a method that I have followed...



Meeting of the Parliament 20 May 2015 : Wednesday, May 20, 2015


Paul Martin

Although I recognise the minister’s latter point, which I think is constructive, the fact that the numbers in Scotland are nowhere near the increase that we see i...



Meeting of the Parliament 20 May 2015 : Wednesday, May 20, 2015


Paul Martin

Will the minister give way?



Meeting of the Parliament 20 May 2015 : Wednesday, May 20, 2015


Paul Martin (Glasgow Provan) (Lab)

I thank all the members who supported the motion in my name. The motion attracted support from all the political parties in the Parliament with the exception of the Conservatives. [Interrupt...



Meeting of the Parliament 14 May 2015 : Thursday, May 14, 2015


Paul Martin

I welcome the Government’s proposed legislation, particularly in relation to the compulsory microchipping of dogs, but the minister will recall the debate that I ...



Meeting of the Parliament 14 May 2015 : Thursday, May 14, 2015


9. Paul Martin (Glasgow Provan) (Lab)

To ask the Scottish Government what steps it is taking to ensure that communities are protected from dangerous dogs. (S4O-04332)



Public Audit Committee 13 May 2015 : Wednesday, May 13, 2015


The Convener

We have no further questions. I thank the ...



Public Audit Committee 13 May 2015 : Wednesday, May 13, 2015


The Convener

I cannot think of many organisations in which staff would say that, although there is a vacancy alongside them that has not been filled for the past six months, i...



Public Audit Committee 13 May 2015 : Wednesday, May 13, 2015


The Convener

So, in your experience, staff morale is good, because you do not fill vacancies.



Public Audit Committee 13 May 2015 : Wednesday, May 13, 2015


The Convener

In your view, not filling vacancies does not affect staff morale—staff are happy with it. In fact, they have such a good partnership with you that they never rais...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult

S4M-13258 Patrick Harvie: Assisted Suicide (Scotland) Bill—That the Parliament agrees to the general
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NoDefeated

S4M-13246.2 Iain Gray: Equity and Excellence in Education—As an amendment to motion S4M-13246 in the
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YesDefeated

S4M-13246.1 Liz Smith: Equity and Excellence in Education—As an amendment to motion S4M-13246 in the
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NoDefeated

S4M-13246.3 Liam McArthur: Equity and Excellence in Education—As an amendment to motion S4M-13246 in
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AbstainDefeated

S4M-13246 Angela Constance: Equity and Excellence in Education—That the Parliament agrees that there
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AbstainCarried

S4M-13203.3 Angela Constance: The Future of Scotland’s Economy—As an amendment to motion S4M-13203 i
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NoCarried

S4M-13203 Jackie Baillie: The Future of Scotland’s Economy—That the Parliament agrees that reducing
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NoCarried

4M-13134.1 Jamie McGrigor: Circular Economy (Waste Management)—As an amendment to motion S4M-13134 i
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AbstainCarried

S4M-13112.2 Mary Scanlon: Scottish Apprenticeship Week—As an amendment to motion S4M-13112 in the na
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YesDefeated

S4M-13007 Christina McKelvie on behalf of the European and External Relations Committee: 2nd Report,
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YesCarried

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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Motion S4M-13239: Paul Martin, Glasgow Provan, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20/05/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12821: Paul Martin, Glasgow Provan, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 25/03/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12728: Paul Martin, Glasgow Provan, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/03/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12394: Paul Martin, Glasgow Provan, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 23/02/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12393: Paul Martin, Glasgow Provan, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 23/02/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12392: Paul Martin, Glasgow Provan, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 23/02/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12391: Paul Martin, Glasgow Provan, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 23/02/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12390: Paul Martin, Glasgow Provan, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 23/02/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12348: Paul Martin, Glasgow Provan, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/02/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12179: Paul Martin, Glasgow Provan, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 27/01/2015 Show Full Motion >>
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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Question S4O-04332: Paul Martin, Glasgow Provan, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 01/05/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-04247: Paul Martin, Glasgow Provan, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 22/04/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-04221: Paul Martin, Glasgow Provan, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 13/04/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-25072: Paul Martin, Glasgow Provan, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 24/03/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-04043: Paul Martin, Glasgow Provan, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16/02/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-04019: Paul Martin, Glasgow Provan, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 09/02/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03995: Paul Martin, Glasgow Provan, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 26/01/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03947: Paul Martin, Glasgow Provan, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 19/01/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03857: Paul Martin, Glasgow Provan, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 15/12/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03806: Paul Martin, Glasgow Provan, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 01/12/2014 Show Full Question >>

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