Paul Wheelhouse MSP

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Paul Wheelhouse MSP

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  • Member for: South Scotland
  • Party: Scottish National Party

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Meeting of the Parliament 20 August 2014 : Wednesday, August 20, 2014
The Minister for Environment and Climate Change (Paul Wheelhouse) The 30 new marine protected areas that we recently designated should help to protect the rich waters of Scotland that so many sailors and other marine tourists enjoy.

Recreational boating and marine tourism require a healthy marine environment, and for that reason the Scottish branch of t...

Meeting of the Parliament 20 August 2014 : Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Paul Wheelhouse I recognise the interest that exists in the issue. During the evidence session on MPAs at last week’s Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment Committee, one of the stakeholders suggested that the statutory review of the MPA network every six years should include a revised impact assessment of ...

Meeting of the Parliament 20 August 2014 : Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Paul Wheelhouse Claudia Beamish expressed a strong interest in the issue during consideration of the second report on proposals and policies. We are committed to looking at blue carbon in RPP3. It is a developing area of policy work, as the issue of peatlands was in the previous report on proposals and policies.
Meeting of the Parliament 12 August 2014 : Tuesday, August 12, 2014
The Minister for Environment and Climate Change (Paul Wheelhouse) Rubbish.



Meeting of the Parliament 07 August 2014 : Thursday, August 07, 2014
The Minister for Environment and Climate Change (Paul Wheelhouse) The Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs and the Environment has written twice to Liz Truss, the new Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs secretary of state, since her appointment: first, to congratulate her on her new post, and secondly to finalise the details for notifying Scotland’s ...

Meeting of the Parliament 07 August 2014 : Thursday, August 07, 2014
Paul Wheelhouse Yes, I agree with that assessment. What I will say about the need for us to be at the top table is that we need to have direct representation in the European Union, and we need the ability to negotiate our own priorities and thereby avoid the situation that unfortunately befell Mr Paterson, who forg...

Meeting of the Parliament 05 August 2014 : Tuesday, August 05, 2014
The Minister for Environment and Climate Change (Paul Wheelhouse) I am pleased to be here to discuss the Bunchrew land declaration, and I congratulate Rhoda Grant on bringing the debate to the chamber. I will say more about why I think it is the right time for this debate.

The Bunchrew land declaration by Community Land Scotland in March this year tells...

Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment Committee 25 June 2014 : Wednesday, June 25, 2014
The Minister for Environment and Climate Change (Paul Wheelhouse) Thank you, convener. I have with me Eileen Stuart, who is head of policy and advice at Scottish Natural Heritage, and Andrew Taylor from the Scottish Government, who advises me on matters such as geomanagement and goose management.

Thank you for giving me the opportunity to address the co...

Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment Committee 25 June 2014 : Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Paul Wheelhouse A considerable amount of effort is going into studying that. We have acknowledged that, in Scotland, we have about 65,000 Greenland barnacle geese. That constitutes a high proportion of the world’s population of Greenland barnacle geese, so we recognise that we have a responsibility to the internati...

Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment Committee 25 June 2014 : Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Paul Wheelhouse Yes. If it would help the committee’s understanding, I can give some figures. I stress that they are seasonal averages. Throughout the whole season, the average numbers for barnacle geese have risen from a low point—for the period that I have before me—of about 33,452 in 2001-02 to 46,903 in 2012-13...
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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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Motion S4M-09916: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 01/05/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09294.3: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11/03/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09280: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10/03/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08517: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/12/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-07106: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20/06/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-06845.2: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 04/06/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-06798: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 30/05/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-06544: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10/05/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-06209: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10/04/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-05712: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 22/02/2013 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S4W-09164: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/08/2012 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-01238: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27/06/2012 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-01063: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16/05/2012 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-07135: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10/05/2012 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-07133: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10/05/2012 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-07134: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10/05/2012 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-01044: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 09/05/2012 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-07085: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 08/05/2012 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-07045: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 02/05/2012 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-07043: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 02/05/2012 Show Full Question >>

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