Rob Gibson MSP

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Scottish Green Energy Awards 2012: Best Politician

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Meeting of the Parliament 21 August 2014 : Thursday, August 21, 2014
Rob Gibson (Caithness, Sutherland and Ross) (SNP) The choice today is between the hope and opportunity of independence and the austerity and indifference to Scottish needs that characterise so many policies of the unionist parties. How dare Scotland vote to end poverty and create a fairer nation for rural and urban Scots alike?

It was ev...

Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment Committee 20 August 2014 : Wednesday, August 20, 2014
The Convener (Rob Gibson) Good morning and welcome to the 23rd meeting in 2014 of the Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment Committee.

I remind everyone present to switch off their mobile phones and so on, apart from people who use tablets, which are the only electronic equipment that should be switched on...

Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment Committee 20 August 2014 : Wednesday, August 20, 2014
The Convener The first agenda item is consideration of the Aquaculture and Fisheries (Scotland) Act 2013 (Specification of Commercially Damaging Species) Order 2014 and the Protection of Seals (Designation of Haul-Out Sites) (Scotland) Order 2014.

Members should note that no motion to annul has been r...

Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment Committee 20 August 2014 : Wednesday, August 20, 2014
The Convener Our second item of business is evidence from the Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs and the Environment, Richard Lochhead, who is the chair of the Scottish Government’s agricultural holdings legislation review group, on the interim report that the group has produced. Today’s session follows an evid...

Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment Committee 20 August 2014 : Wednesday, August 20, 2014
The Convener Thank you, cabinet secretary.

I want to talk about the group’s remit and whether there are any limiting factors to developing the recommendations for delivering the vision for the sector. In particular, I want to focus on remarks that were made by Christopher Nicholson of the STFA. I get ...

Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment Committee 20 August 2014 : Wednesday, August 20, 2014
The Convener I am sure that we will come to those points in more detail in a minute, particularly the ability to ensure that there is more land for letting. When we look at the way in which land has come out of agricultural use, we must ask whether more land will be made available. We must look at that reduction...

Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment Committee 20 August 2014 : Wednesday, August 20, 2014
The Convener I do not know whether any of the surveys looked at how the land is being used. It is no longer tenanted in the traditional fashion. I know that we are talking about farmed in hand land and the like, but is the land as productive as it would have been were tenant farmers active on it, from the point ...

Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment Committee 20 August 2014 : Wednesday, August 20, 2014
The Convener We move on to some of the aspirations of the review group.



Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment Committee 20 August 2014 : Wednesday, August 20, 2014
The Convener We will move on now. Nigel Don has a question about the right to buy.



Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment Committee 20 August 2014 : Wednesday, August 20, 2014
The Convener I hear what the cabinet secretary says about there being no alternative with regard to dealing with the impasse with some secure tenants. We look forward to seeing how you work through the difficulties in dealing with that.

However, it is clear to me that land could be let in the way that...
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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-10805: Rob Gibson, Caithness, Sutherland and Ross, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 14/08/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10310: Rob Gibson, Caithness, Sutherland and Ross, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12/06/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10107: Rob Gibson, Caithness, Sutherland and Ross, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20/05/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10091: Rob Gibson, Caithness, Sutherland and Ross, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/05/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09873: Rob Gibson, Caithness, Sutherland and Ross, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 29/04/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09770: Rob Gibson, Caithness, Sutherland and Ross, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/04/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09725: Rob Gibson, Caithness, Sutherland and Ross, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 14/04/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09686: Rob Gibson, Caithness, Sutherland and Ross, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 08/04/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09502.1: Rob Gibson, Caithness, Sutherland and Ross, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26/03/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09420: Rob Gibson, Caithness, Sutherland and Ross, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20/03/2014 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S4W-22433: Rob Gibson, Caithness, Sutherland and Ross, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20/08/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4T-00764: Rob Gibson, Caithness, Sutherland and Ross, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11/08/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03361: Rob Gibson, Caithness, Sutherland and Ross, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 09/06/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03302: Rob Gibson, Caithness, Sutherland and Ross, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 22/05/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03281: Rob Gibson, Caithness, Sutherland and Ross, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/05/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03212: Rob Gibson, Caithness, Sutherland and Ross, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 02/05/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-20965: Rob Gibson, Caithness, Sutherland and Ross, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 01/05/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-20968: Rob Gibson, Caithness, Sutherland and Ross, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 01/05/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-20966: Rob Gibson, Caithness, Sutherland and Ross, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 01/05/2014 Show Full Question >>
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