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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Parliamentary Activities

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Meeting of the Parliament 01 April 2014 : Tuesday, April 01, 2014
The Minister for Environment and Climate Change (Paul Wheelhouse) The Scottish Government is committed to showing leadership on that global challenge through making a decisive move to reduce Scotland’s production of greenhouse gas emissions by 42 per cent by 2020, articulating a progressive case for all nations to heed the evidence presented in the IPCC’s fifth as...

Meeting of the Parliament 01 April 2014 : Tuesday, April 01, 2014
Paul Wheelhouse Rob Gibson raises an important issue. Scottish islands renewables represent a massive opportunity for sustainable economic growth in Scotland, with the potential to meet up to 5 per cent of the electricity demand in Great Britain by 2030. They create many opportunities for a very large number of job...

Meeting of the Parliament 01 April 2014 : Tuesday, April 01, 2014
Paul Wheelhouse In my initial answer, I mentioned the work that we are doing through Adaptation Scotland, which is vital to ensuring that we build resilience among organisations and communities at a local level. The climate challenge fund was adapted in November 2012 to broaden and deepen it.

We are spec...

Meeting of the Parliament 01 April 2014 : Tuesday, April 01, 2014
Paul Wheelhouse I am confident that we are on track to achieve our 2020 target. The Committee on Climate Change has stressed that the underlying performance of the Scottish Parliament, the Scottish Government and Scottish society in achieving our 2020 target is to be praised. Indeed, it pointed out that we are doin...

Meeting of the Parliament 01 April 2014 : Tuesday, April 01, 2014
Paul Wheelhouse I am aware that Mr Harvie does not agree with the APD proposals. I am prepared to send him the figure that I have seen, which is an internal assessment based on the UK’s figures of the estimated impact of APD. I think that the impact of abolishing air passenger duty in Scotland would be 0.05 megaton...

Meeting of the Parliament 13 March 2014 : Thursday, March 13, 2014
The Minister for Environment and Climate Change (Paul Wheelhouse) I am grateful to Claire Baker for highlighting for us today the continuing success of Greener Kirkcaldy and for detailing the many projects that the organisation is undertaking on behalf of the people of Fife. I convey my congratulations to Greener Kirkcaldy on the tremendous work that it is doing, ...

Meeting of the Parliament 12 March 2014 : Wednesday, March 12, 2014
The Minister for Environment and Climate Change (Paul Wheelhouse) I highlight the change in the focus of the bus operators grant to avoid bus operators having an incentive to burn fuel. I hope that Claire Baker welcomes that, as it will contribute to better air quality by reducing the opportunities for buses to simply sit and burn fuel.



Meeting of the Parliament 12 March 2014 : Wednesday, March 12, 2014
The Minister for Environment and Climate Change (Paul Wheelhouse) Thank you, Presiding Officer.

Air quality in Scotland is generally good, but there are areas where it is of poor quality and affects the health of some individuals. Policies introduced over recent years to reduce emissions from transport and industry have allowed us to make real progress ...

Meeting of the Parliament 12 March 2014 : Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Paul Wheelhouse We hope to have that by the end of the calendar year. I will provide more information to the member.

We are developing a national low emissions strategy, which will draw together the wide range of policies and initiatives that are being taken forward by the Scottish Government and others....

Meeting of the Parliament 12 March 2014 : Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Paul Wheelhouse Will the member take an intervention?

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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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S4M-09557 Alison McInnes: Stop and Search—That the Parliament notes that stop and search is an opera
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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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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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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 >>
Motion S4M-05186: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11/12/2012 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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