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Meeting of the Parliament 20 August 2014 : Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Rhoda Grant (Highlands and Islands) (Lab) Gender inequality is in-built in Scotland and throughout most of the world. There are notable exceptions, but those countries have worked hard to create an equal society.

In Scotland, the areas where power is wielded are male dominated and, without action, that will continue, because like...

Meeting of the Parliament 19 August 2014 : Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Rhoda Grant (Highlands and Islands) (Lab) Would it be fair to say that this new scare story seeks to divert attention from the Scottish Government’s privatisation of the NHS here in Scotland? [Laughter.]



Meeting of the Parliament 19 August 2014 : Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Rhoda Grant Last year, there was a huge 23 per cent increase in spending on private healthcare in the NHS in Scotland. Does the cabinet secretary agree with Audit Scotland that that shows a strain in the system? Will he now take responsibility, accept Labour’s position and have a comprehensive review of the NHS...

Meeting of the Parliament 14 August 2014 : Thursday, August 14, 2014
Rhoda Grant (Highlands and Islands) (Lab) The debate is welcome, but we should all remember that festivals are not just social occasions for enjoyment and recreation: they can have a huge impact on local economies. That is especially true in areas such as the one that I represent. In remote and rural areas where populations are much smaller...

Meeting of the Parliament 14 August 2014 : Thursday, August 14, 2014
Rhoda Grant I would certainly appreciate that, because I know that the competition has had a big impact on Dunoon, and it is really important that we try to get it back for the local economy, which has been disadvantaged over a period of time.

We have had additional events this year such as the Commo...

Meeting of the Parliament 14 August 2014 : Thursday, August 14, 2014
Rhoda Grant Sandra White makes a good point, but the problem was that, this year, the calendar was so packed that there was no opportunity to move the RockNess festival. I ask that, when we push forward and consider groundbreaking events, some thought be given to ensuring that we do not push out other events th...

Meeting of the Parliament 12 August 2014 : Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Rhoda Grant (Highlands and Islands) (Lab) The cabinet secretary will be aware that there is a lack of funding to provide support and rehabilitation services due to council budget cuts. That has led to bedblocking in many areas, with the NHS struggling to cope. He will also be aware of issues around the inadequacy of care when it is availabl...

Meeting of the Parliament 05 August 2014 : Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Rhoda Grant (Highlands and Islands) (Lab) I am grateful for the opportunity to debate the motion. Land reform is an issue that has moved up the political agenda in Scotland over the past couple of years, following a lot of action on the issue just before and directly after the Scottish Parliament was formed.

There is a danger tha...

Meeting of the Parliament 26 June 2014 : Thursday, June 26, 2014
Rhoda Grant (Highlands and Islands) (Lab) I wonder whether the cabinet secretary will clarify a statement that seems to run contrary to a comment by NHS Dumfries and Galloway, which has said:

“Following the concerns that have been raised nationally and internationally we have taken a local decision to suspend the use of meshes an...

Meeting of the Parliament 26 June 2014 : Thursday, June 26, 2014
Rhoda Grant On a point of order, Presiding Officer. In his answer to my question the cabinet secretary suggested that I was quoting from press reports. I quoted from a letter from NHS Dumfries and Galloway to the Public Petitions Committee, which is available on the Parliament’s website. Can you advise how the ...
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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-10691: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 30/07/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10664: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 28/07/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10658: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 25/07/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10591: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 10/07/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10459: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 24/06/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10458: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 24/06/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10457: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 24/06/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10455: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 24/06/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10394: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 19/06/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10340: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 13/06/2014 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S4W-22215: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 30/07/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-21954: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 26/06/2014 Show Full Question >>
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