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Meeting of the Parliament 25 June 2014 : Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Sarah Boyack (Lothian) (Lab) Under subsection (4) of new section 4A of the Tenements (Scotland) Act 2004, as introduced by section 72 of the bill, a local authority will be required to notify an owner if it intends to pay a share of scheme costs on that owner’s behalf. Amendment 59 seeks to ensure that the bill is sufficiently ...

Meeting of the Parliament 25 June 2014 : Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Sarah Boyack I am delighted that, as I understand it, the minister will support amendment 59. On amendment 60, I agree with her that the tenement management scheme should be the first port of call, but I am concerned that that is not the case for many residents. That is partly because of a lack of guidance and p...

Meeting of the Parliament 25 June 2014 : Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Sarah Boyack When we considered the amendments in group 16, I spoke about the distinction between getting a bill’s provisions right and ensuring that they are used effectively. Amendment 62 stems from an issue that demonstrates that point effectively.

At stage 2, Jim Eadie lodged an amendment that wou...

Meeting of the Parliament 25 June 2014 : Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Sarah Boyack Notwithstanding the minister’s comments, I will press amendment 62.



Meeting of the Parliament 19 June 2014 : Thursday, June 19, 2014
Sarah Boyack (Lothian) (Lab)

5. To ask the First Minister whether the Scottish Government would introduce a local income tax in the event of independence. (S4F-02207)



Meeting of the Parliament 19 June 2014 : Thursday, June 19, 2014
Sarah Boyack That answer was interesting, because the First Minister did not mention the local income tax, which he mentioned in interviews in newspapers and on radio. Does the First Minister still intend to set his local income tax rate at 3p?



Meeting of the Parliament 19 June 2014 : Thursday, June 19, 2014
Sarah Boyack (Lothian) (Lab) I thank my Labour colleague David Stewart for choosing to champion this issue. As members have seen this afternoon, for a minister in another party to have all the amendments that he has lodged accepted by the mover of the bill is not actually a usual occurrence in this place. I congratulate David S...

Meeting of the Parliament 18 June 2014 : Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Sarah Boyack (Lothian) (Lab) It is always a joy to follow Chic Brodie.

Devolution gives us the best of both worlds. It is the best way to ensure a future for our public services and invest in our schools and hospitals. It has also been a fantastic platform from which we in Scotland could support the expansion of our ...

Meeting of the Parliament 18 June 2014 : Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Sarah Boyack In our devolution commission we gave a commitment to support local authorities to act on housing and employability and address the areas in which our most disadvantaged communities desperately need action to tackle the market failure and problems that have come from our Tory-led Government.

Meeting of the Parliament 18 June 2014 : Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Sarah Boyack No, thank you.

The decision not to act on the bedroom tax in 2013 tells us everything that we need to know about the cynicism of the SNP. The SNP could have used the powers that it had. It could have considered how to help local authorities.

As we predicted, there was a cost to...
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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-10511: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 30/06/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10315: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/06/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10262.2: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 10/06/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10213: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 03/06/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10112: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 21/05/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09759: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17/04/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09543: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 28/03/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09453: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 24/03/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09274.1: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/03/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09306: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 11/03/2014 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S4W-21994: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 30/06/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-21995: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 30/06/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4F-02207: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16/06/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03327: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 02/06/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-20986: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 02/05/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4F-02071: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 01/05/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-03154: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 23/04/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-20591: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 03/04/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-20592: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 03/04/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-20590: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 03/04/2014 Show Full Question >>

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