Richard Lochhead MSP

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Richard Lochhead MSP

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  • Member for: Moray
  • Region: Highlands and Islands
  • Party: Scottish National Party

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Parliamentary Activities

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Meeting of the Parliament 26 June 2014 : Thursday, June 26, 2014
The Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs and the Environment (Richard Lochhead) The European Commission has unilaterally judged that the reduced catch limit for herring that the Faroe Islands has set itself for this year satisfies the criteria for lifting the current trade measures. I acknowledge the downward shift in the catch limit, but it remains above the share that was set...

Meeting of the Parliament 26 June 2014 : Thursday, June 26, 2014
Richard Lochhead I think that I indicated in my previous answer to the member that I share to an extent the Scottish industry’s views on how the Commission has handled the trade sanctions for the Faroe Islands. However, we should also recognise that progress is being made and we should welcome that, because it is in...

Meeting of the Parliament 12 June 2014 : Thursday, June 12, 2014
The Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs and the Environment (Richard Lochhead) Any suggestion that Scotland does not require a fair share of European fisheries funds is simply outrageous and is, of course, not in Scotland’s interests. Reform of the common fisheries policy will be the biggest challenge that our fleet has faced. It is only right and proper that available Europea...

Meeting of the Parliament 12 June 2014 : Thursday, June 12, 2014
Richard Lochhead Clearly, that is down to negotiations. Unfortunately, as members are aware, the United Kingdom Government negotiates on behalf of Scotland on access to European fisheries funds. Many other countries whose fishing industries are not nearly as significant as ours receive much bigger shares of European...

Meeting of the Parliament 12 June 2014 : Thursday, June 12, 2014
Richard Lochhead That is a startling intervention from Jamie McGrigor, which will be noted by every single fisherman in Scotland and by our sea fishing sector more widely. The fact that a Scottish Conservative MSP has just stood up and said that there is justification for Scotland’s not having a fair share of the Eu...

Meeting of the Parliament 12 June 2014 : Thursday, June 12, 2014
The Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs and the Environment (Richard Lochhead) The Scottish Government does not hold specific information on Scotland’s farmers’ trade with the rest of the United Kingdom. However, estimates in the growth sector statistics database, which are derived from the latest Scottish Government global connections survey, suggest that in 2012 Scotland exp...

Meeting of the Parliament 12 June 2014 : Thursday, June 12, 2014
Richard Lochhead Post independence, Scotland will continue to be a major exporter of fantastic food and drink produce.

I note the comments of Mr Forbes, who is described in The Scottish Farmer as a member of the better together campaign, and I also note that Lewis Macdonald did not mention the name of the...

Meeting of the Parliament 12 June 2014 : Thursday, June 12, 2014
Richard Lochhead I share some of the concern that has been expressed by John Scott, which is why I was utterly appalled by the poor budget deal that the United Kingdom Government negotiated for Scotland’s farmers during renegotiation of the common agricultural policy. It is also why yesterday, during my statement ab...

Meeting of the Parliament 12 June 2014 : Thursday, June 12, 2014
Richard Lochhead I remind Jim Hume that since this Government announced the referendum Scotland’s food and drink industry has absolutely boomed. I also remind Jim Hume and the other scaremongers in the better together campaign that the success of Scotland’s food and drink sector has been built on the back of the Sco...

Meeting of the Parliament 11 June 2014 : Wednesday, June 11, 2014
The Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs and the Environment (Richard Lochhead) Today, I will announce decisions on how we will implement the new common agricultural policy from 2015, and outline the key decisions on how we will implement pillar 1 of the policy, which is set to deliver £2.8 billion in direct support to our farmers and crofters between 2015 and 2020. We are also...
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Amendment 38 moved by Alex Johnstone on motion S4M-10438 Margaret Burgess: Housing (Scotland) Bill—T
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Amendment 1 moved by John Lamont on motion S4M-10438 Margaret Burgess: Housing (Scotland) Bill—That
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Amendment 2 moved by John Lamont on motion S4M-10438 Margaret Burgess: Housing (Scotland) Bill—That
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Amendment 41 moved by Alex Johnstone on motion S4M-10438 Margaret Burgess: Housing (Scotland) Bill—T
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Amendment 42 moved by Mary Fee on motion S4M-10438 Margaret Burgess: Housing (Scotland) Bill—That th
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Amendment 5 moved by Patrick Harvie on motion S4M-10438 Margaret Burgess: Housing (Scotland) Bill—Th
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Amendment 45 moved by Drew Smith on motion S4M-10438 Margaret Burgess: Housing (Scotland) Bill—That
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Amendment 6 moved by Margaret Burgess on motion S4M-10438 Margaret Burgess: Housing (Scotland) Bill—
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Amendment 7 moved by Claudia Beamish on motion S4M-10438 Margaret Burgess: Housing (Scotland) Bill—T
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Amendment 46 moved by Malcolm Chisholm on motion S4M-10438 Margaret Burgess: Housing (Scotland) Bill
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Motion S4M-10284: Richard Lochhead, Moray, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10/06/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10052: Richard Lochhead, Moray, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 14/05/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09836: Richard Lochhead, Moray, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28/04/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09333: Richard Lochhead, Moray, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13/03/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08857: Richard Lochhead, Moray, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27/01/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08540: Richard Lochhead, Moray, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 09/12/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-07892: Richard Lochhead, Moray, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 01/10/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-05898.3: Richard Lochhead, Moray, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12/03/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-05892: Richard Lochhead, Moray, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11/03/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-05172: Richard Lochhead, Moray, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10/12/2012 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S2W-32679: Richard Lochhead, Moray, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/03/2007 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-32680: Richard Lochhead, Moray, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/03/2007 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-32692: Richard Lochhead, Moray, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/03/2007 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-32693: Richard Lochhead, Moray, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/03/2007 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-32681: Richard Lochhead, Moray, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/03/2007 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-32684: Richard Lochhead, Moray, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/03/2007 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-32685: Richard Lochhead, Moray, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/03/2007 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-32682: Richard Lochhead, Moray, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/03/2007 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-32683: Richard Lochhead, Moray, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/03/2007 Show Full Question >>
Question S2W-32694: Richard Lochhead, Moray, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/03/2007 Show Full Question >>

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