Paul Wheelhouse MSP

Welcome to Paul Wheelhouse MSP's biography pages

Paul Wheelhouse MSP

Here you can find out about your MSPs' political activities and how to get in touch with them.

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

Paul is a member of the following Committees:

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

Parliamentary Activities

Search for other speeches made by this member

Meeting of the Parliament 11 February 2016 [Draft] : Thursday, February 11, 2016


The Minister for Community Safety and Legal Affairs (Paul Wheelhouse)

The amendments in this group refine the meaning of “community justice”. It is clear to me that we need to take a person-centred approach to improving outcomes for...



Meeting of the Parliament 11 February 2016 [Draft] : Thursday, February 11, 2016


Paul Wheelhouse

In response to Alison McInnes and Elaine Murray, I put on record my acceptance of the need for us to provide assurances to members, and I welcome their agreement ...



Meeting of the Parliament 11 February 2016 [Draft] : Thursday, February 11, 2016


Paul Wheelhouse

My amendments 12 and 13 amend section 12A, which sets out what is meant by a third sector body involved in community justice. The amendments add to the definition...



Meeting of the Parliament 11 February 2016 [Draft] : Thursday, February 11, 2016


Paul Wheelhouse

Thank you, Presiding Officer. For the pur...



Meeting of the Parliament 11 February 2016 [Draft] : Thursday, February 11, 2016


Paul Wheelhouse

I welcome the engagement with Margaret McDougall and am grateful to her for lodging her amendments. I hope that they are acceptable to the Parliament. The point t...



Meeting of the Parliament 11 February 2016 [Draft] : Thursday, February 11, 2016


Paul Wheelhouse

My amendment 14 seeks to remove paragraph (c) from section 13(2), which provides that the national strategy in relation to community justice



Meeting of the Parliament 11 February 2016 [Draft] : Thursday, February 11, 2016


Paul Wheelhouse

Amendments 17, 20 and 21 insert new subsections into sections 13, 15 and 21 respectively, which concern the national strategy, the performance framework and the g...



Meeting of the Parliament 11 February 2016 [Draft] : Thursday, February 11, 2016


Paul Wheelhouse

I am grateful to Margaret McDougall for agreeing at stage 2 to work with me on amendment 30, which is important. I know that third sector bodies and, indeed, comm...



Meeting of the Parliament 11 February 2016 [Draft] : Thursday, February 11, 2016


Paul Wheelhouse

I thank Dr Murray for agreeing to work with me on amendment 32, which seeks to ensure that, when community justice Scotland and the community justice partners are...



Meeting of the Parliament 11 February 2016 [Draft] : Thursday, February 11, 2016


Paul Wheelhouse

I, too, associate myself with Elaine Murray’s remarks. I will cover some of the same ground.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult

Amendment 33 moved by Margaret Mitchell on motion S4M-15607 Paul Wheelhouse: Community Justice (Scot
>> Show more
NoDefeated

Amendment 3 moved by Paul Wheelhouse on motion S4M-15607 Paul Wheelhouse: Community Justice (Scotlan
>> Show more
YesCarried

S4M-15497 John Swinney: Scottish Rate Resolution—That the Parliament agrees that the Scottish rate o
>> Show more
YesCarried

S4M-15588 Iain Gray: Scotland’s Future Prosperity—That the Parliament welcomes the estimated £7
>> Show more
YesCarried

S4M-15588.3 Angela Constance: Scotland’s Future Prosperity—As an amendment to motion S4M-15588 in th
>> Show more
YesCarried

S4M-15588.1 Liam McArthur: Scotland’s Future Prosperity—As an amendment to motion S4M-15588 in the n
>> Show more
NoDefeated

S4M-15128.1 Maureen Watt: Transplantation (Authorisation of Removal of Organs etc.) (Scotland) Bill—
>> Show more
YesCarried

S4M-15128 Anne McTaggart: Transplantation (Authorisation of Removal of Organs etc.) (Scotland) Bill—
>> Show more
YesCarried

Amendment 28 moved by Rhoda Grant on motion S4M-15561 Jamie Hepburn: Carers (Scotland) Bill—That the
>> Show more
NoDefeated

Amendment 29 moved by Rhoda Grant on motion S4M-15561 Jamie Hepburn: Carers (Scotland) Bill—That the
>> Show more
NoDefeated

Search for other Motions lodged by Paul Wheelhouse
EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Motion S4M-15607: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 09/02/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15440: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26/01/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15426: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/01/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15423: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/01/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15229: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/12/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15228: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/12/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15113: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 08/12/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-14967: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/11/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-14879: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/11/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-14802: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11/11/2015 Show Full Motion >>
This Member currently holds a ministerial post. First Minister and Ministers cannot ask the Government questions which is why no recent questions are displaying here. Please use the full search to find details of previous questions by this Member.
EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
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 >>

Further information

Email our Public Information Service for more information.