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Finance Committee 20 May 2015 : Wednesday, May 20, 2015


Richard Baker

It might be worth us getting some more evidence from HMRC on that, convener. As Professor Bell underlines, it is an important issue, although it may be overcome w...



Finance Committee 20 May 2015 : Wednesday, May 20, 2015


Richard Baker

I have just two questions, relating mainly to the speed of implementation. At the beginning of the session, Professor Bell talked about problems with identifying ...



Finance Committee 20 May 2015 : Wednesday, May 20, 2015


Richard Baker

If, in five years, the Government proposed to extend the powers again for a further five years, would it be acceptable to say again that there was no need to cons...



Finance Committee 20 May 2015 : Wednesday, May 20, 2015


Richard Baker

The powers could be used far more often over the next five years, depending on the agenda for public sector reform. Given that, would it not have been better to t...



Finance Committee 20 May 2015 : Wednesday, May 20, 2015


Richard Baker (North East Scotland) (Lab)

You said that the powers have been used eight times over the past five years. Do you expect that they will be used more frequently or less frequently over the nex...



Finance Committee 13 May 2015 : Wednesday, May 13, 2015


Richard Baker

I will leave it at that just now, convener. I think that there are huge questions about some of that.



Finance Committee 13 May 2015 : Wednesday, May 13, 2015


Richard Baker

If you have an estimate of £30 million, why was it not included in the financial memorandum, even alongside a statement that it was dependent on negotiations with...



Finance Committee 13 May 2015 : Wednesday, May 13, 2015


Richard Baker

I want to get a sense of the issue’s extent and importance. Is the reality not that the cost of replacement care could be the major cost of the bill? It could hav...



Finance Committee 13 May 2015 : Wednesday, May 13, 2015


Richard Baker

I will try to be brief. I want to reflect on the concerns that other members have raised about the allocation of costs for replacement care. Is it not the case th...



Finance Committee 13 May 2015 : Wednesday, May 13, 2015


Richard Baker

It will be published quarterly on a full basis.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult

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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Not VotedCarried

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

S4M-13023.1 Siobhan McMahon: Scotland’s Future Employability Services—As an amendment to motion S4M-
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Not VotedCarried

S4M-13023 Roseanna Cunningham: Scotland’s Future Employability Services—That the Parliament recognis
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Not VotedCarried

S4M-12994 Michael Matheson: Air Weapons and Licensing (Scotland) Bill—That the Parliament agrees to
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Not VotedCarried

S4M-12878 Michael Matheson: Prisoners (Control of Release) (Scotland) Bill—That the Parliament agree
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Not VotedCarried

S4M-12857.2 John Swinney: Scotland’s Economy and Finances—As an amendment to motion S4M-12857 in the
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Not VotedCarried

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Motion S4M-13187: Richard Baker, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 15/05/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12204: Richard Baker, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 29/01/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11599.1: Richard Baker, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 02/12/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11573: Richard Baker, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/11/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11516: Richard Baker, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/11/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10431: Richard Baker, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 23/06/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10306: Richard Baker, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/06/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09903: Richard Baker, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 01/05/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08985: Richard Baker, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 06/02/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08291: Richard Baker, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 13/11/2013 Show Full Motion >>
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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Question S4W-25648: Richard Baker, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20/05/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-25612: Richard Baker, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 19/05/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-25611: Richard Baker, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 19/05/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-25613: Richard Baker, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 19/05/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-25610: Richard Baker, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 19/05/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-25572: Richard Baker, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 15/05/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-25575: Richard Baker, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 15/05/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-25574: Richard Baker, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 15/05/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-25573: Richard Baker, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 15/05/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-24897: Richard Baker, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 13/03/2015 Show Full Question >>

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