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Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee 06 August 2014 : Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Richard Baker (North East Scotland) (Lab) I am an MSP for North East Scotland.



Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee 06 August 2014 : Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Richard Baker I have a brief point that follows on from Brian Weaver’s comments. He mentioned that some organisations that might be social enterprises do not define themselves as such. More and more local services are being contracted out to organisations. However, a care service, for example, might be in it for ...

Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee 06 August 2014 : Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Richard Baker It is clear from other countries and other parts of the UK that it would be possible to give a higher weighting to community benefit clauses, for example, than is often currently the case. Have some of the issues not been addressed through the Procurement Reform (Scotland) Act 2014? Is some of that ...

Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee 06 August 2014 : Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Richard Baker I accept what Duncan Osler says about the sector in Scotland being in a positive position compared with the sector in other countries, but I and many of my colleagues hear that life is getting increasingly tough for social enterprises in terms of their getting support and in terms of retendering exe...

Meeting of the Parliament 24 June 2014 : Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Richard Baker (North East Scotland) (Lab) I, too, welcome the opportunity to recognise the contribution that our armed forces have made to our lives in Scotland and Britain today. The recent events to commemorate the first world war and the 70th anniversary of the Normandy landings bring back to all of us the huge debt of gratitude that we ...

Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee 17 June 2014 : Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Richard Baker (North East Scotland) (Lab) My question is on the issue of pre-signed signature pages. In England, it has been suggested that the application of a pre-signed signature page to a different contractual document could increase the risk of fraud. As such, signature pages could be attached to a document that is different from the o...

Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee 17 June 2014 : Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Richard Baker Are you confident that the measures that you have introduced do not increase the likelihood of fraud and that the current law is robust on those issues?



Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee 17 June 2014 : Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Richard Baker I raised with the first panel issues around the pre-signed signature pages. It has been suggested in England that the risk of fraud could be increased because a pre-signed signature page could be applied to a different contractual document from the original one. There was a case in England that led ...

Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee 17 June 2014 : Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Richard Baker In the case in England, the courts found that the documents were not legitimate. Is that approach already established in Scots law, as far as you are aware, or does it need case law to establish it?



Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee 17 June 2014 : Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Richard Baker Thank you.

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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-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 >>
Motion S4M-08066: Richard Baker, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 23/10/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-07711.1: Richard Baker, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/09/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-07521: Richard Baker, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 27/08/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-07200: Richard Baker, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 27/06/2013 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S4O-03428: Richard Baker, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 28/07/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-22192: Richard Baker, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 23/07/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-22191: Richard Baker, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 23/07/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-22175: Richard Baker, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 21/07/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-22174: Richard Baker, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 21/07/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-21829: Richard Baker, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/06/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-21830: Richard Baker, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/06/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-21832: Richard Baker, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/06/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-21726: Richard Baker, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 11/06/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-21720: Richard Baker, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 11/06/2014 Show Full Question >>

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