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Meeting of the Parliament 19 March 2015 : Thursday, March 19, 2015
Richard Baker

Given the announcement by the United Kingdom Government yesterday that it will start negotiations now on an Aberdeen city region deal, does the cabinet secretary ...

Meeting of the Parliament 19 March 2015 : Thursday, March 19, 2015
5. Richard Baker (North East Scotland) (Lab)

To ask the Scottish Government what discussions it has had with Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire councils on the Aberdeen city region deal bid and what assistance ...

Finance Committee 11 March 2015 : Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Richard Baker

Thank you.



Finance Committee 11 March 2015 : Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Richard Baker

On the transfer to the learning budget, there has been a deliberate decision to transfer funds from universities or colleges—I guess we do not know which—to other...

Finance Committee 11 March 2015 : Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Richard Baker

That is helpful—thank you.

Finally, we have discussed the underspend i...

Finance Committee 11 March 2015 : Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Richard Baker

I have a question on the education and lifelong learning budget. On page 25, the transfer from health of £2.3 million is specified as being

Finance Committee 11 March 2015 : Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Richard Baker

That is not really very good news for my region in the north-east, but I understand that that is one of the benefits that we have of being part of that larger eco...

Finance Committee 11 March 2015 : Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Richard Baker

The key issue there is the size of the UK economy. Because it is that much more diverse, is it fair to say that the Government is more able to consider changes to...

Finance Committee 11 March 2015 : Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Richard Baker (North East Scotland) (Lab)

I have some questions on oil and gas taxation. Gavin Brown asked you earlier about what you thought was coming up in the budget in a whole range of areas. There h...

Meeting of the Parliament 11 March 2015 : Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Richard Baker

Independent analysis carried out by members of the arts community in the north-east shows that Creative Scotland’s per capita spend is less than £10 in Aberdeen b...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult

S4M-12776.4 John Swinney: Supporting Scotland’s Economy—As an amendment to motion S4M-12776 in the n
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S4M-12776.3 Gavin Brown: Supporting Scotland’s Economy—As an amendment to motion S4M-12776 in the na
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NoDefeated

S4M-12776.1 Willie Rennie: Supporting Scotland’s Economy—As an amendment to motion S4M-12776 in the
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NoDefeated

S4M-12776.2 Patrick Harvie: Supporting Scotland’s Economy—As an amendment to motion S4M-12776 in the
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NoDefeated

S4M-12776 Jackie Baillie: Supporting Scotland’s Economy—That the Parliament rejects the UK Governmen
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NoCarried

S4M-12763.1 Claire Baker: Post-study Work Visas—As an amendment to motion S4M-12763 in the name of H
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YesCarried

S4M-12763 Humza Yousaf: Post-study Work Visas—That the Parliament welcomes the publication of the Po
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YesCarried

S4M-12678.2 Roseanna Cunningham: An End to In-work Poverty—As an amendment to motion S4M-12678 in th
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NoCarried

S4M-12678.3 Neil Findlay: An End to In-work Poverty—As an amendment to motion S4M-12678 in the name
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S4M-12678.1 Annabel Goldie: An End to In-work Poverty—As an amendment to motion S4M-12678 in the nam
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NoDefeated

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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
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 >>
Motion S4M-08214: Richard Baker, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 06/11/2013 Show Full Motion >>
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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Question S4W-24915: Richard Baker, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16/03/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-24898: Richard Baker, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 13/03/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-24897: Richard Baker, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 13/03/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-24896: Richard Baker, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 13/03/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-04148: Richard Baker, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 09/03/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-04095: Richard Baker, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 02/03/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-24486: Richard Baker, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/02/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-24488: Richard Baker, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/02/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-24487: Richard Baker, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/02/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-24485: Richard Baker, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/02/2015 Show Full Question >>

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