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Meeting of the Parliament 03 April 2014 : Thursday, April 03, 2014
Willie Rennie (Mid Scotland and Fife) (LD)

3. To ask the Deputy First Minister what issues will be discussed at the next meeting of the Cabinet. (S4F-02009)



Meeting of the Parliament 03 April 2014 : Thursday, April 03, 2014
Willie Rennie From Sunday, more than 2 million Scottish workers will pay £700 less income tax than in 2010 because of the United Kingdom Government’s decision to raise tax thresholds to £10,000. Next year, that will rise again to take even more people out of tax altogether. I have been puzzled by the Scottish Gov...

Meeting of the Parliament 03 April 2014 : Thursday, April 03, 2014
Willie Rennie I think that the Deputy First Minister is confused. I have heard her back benchers say that they do not support cutting income tax for low and middle-income workers; her MPs voted against it; it was not in her manifesto; and page 119 of the white paper makes it clear that it would not happen under t...

Meeting of the Parliament 02 April 2014 : Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Willie Rennie (Mid Scotland and Fife) (LD) What loss of revenue from corporation tax will there be in each of the first five years under the minister’s policy? I am sure that he worked that out before he announced the policy.



Meeting of the Parliament 02 April 2014 : Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Willie Rennie (Mid Scotland and Fife) (LD) The cabinet secretary is fond of quoting statistics, but what was the success rate of the so-called voluntary stop and searches?



Meeting of the Parliament 02 April 2014 : Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Willie Rennie (Mid Scotland and Fife) (LD) If police stations closing to the public, control rooms closing, public spats between the chief constable and the Scottish Police Authority’s chair, no local democracy, low morale, SNP representatives being derided at the police staff conference and police staff balloting for a strike represent succ...

Meeting of the Parliament 02 April 2014 : Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Willie Rennie Not just now.

I put beyond doubt our clear admiration for what police officers and staff do on our behalf. When we question the Government’s police policy, no one should interpret that as questioning the men and women who help to keep us safe daily. Because we admire our police so much, w...

Meeting of the Parliament 02 April 2014 : Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Willie Rennie We have heard the numbers. We estimate that the rise in stop and search means that, in the past year alone, 750,000 searches have been made. I say to Christian Allard that the bulk of them were non-statutory. Our point is about non-statutory searches. We support the use of evidence-based, intelligen...

Meeting of the Parliament 02 April 2014 : Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Willie Rennie The justice secretary could not answer my intervention about the success rate for non-statutory stop and searches. Our point is that that rate is 7 per cent. If he was doing his job, he would know that it was 7 per cent—not 20 per cent.

Of course we want to clamp down on crime, but Annabe...

Meeting of the Parliament 02 April 2014 : Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Willie Rennie The justice secretary says that stop and search is an operational matter, but it is for him to set the framework.

I see that he is smiling, and not considering the seriousness of the matter.

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S4M-09557.2 Kenny MacAskill: Stop and Search—As an amendment to motion S4M-09557 in the name of Alis
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NoCarried

S4M-09557 Alison McInnes: Stop and Search—That the Parliament notes that stop and search is an opera
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NoCarried

S4M-09558.2 Michael Matheson: Improving Scotland’s Mental Health—As an amendment to motion S4M-09558
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NoCarried

S4M-09558.1 Richard Simpson: Improving Scotland’s Mental Health—As an amendment to motion S4M-09558
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YesDefeated

S4M-09558 Jim Hume: Improving Scotland’s Mental Health—That the Parliament notes that one in four ad
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NoCarried

S4M-09547.1 Jackson Carlaw: Scotland, A Good Global Citizen—As an amendment to motion S4M-09547 in t
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Not VotedDefeated

S4M-09482.1 Jackie Baillie: Child Poverty—As an amendment to motion S4M-09482 in the name of Margare
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NoDefeated

S4M-09482.3 Liz Smith: Child Poverty—As an amendment to motion S4M-09482 in the name of Margaret Bur
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YesDefeated

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Motion S4M-09748.3: Willie Rennie, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 17/04/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09740.1: Willie Rennie, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 17/04/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09577: Willie Rennie, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 01/04/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09209.1: Willie Rennie, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 03/03/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09118: Willie Rennie, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 21/02/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08917: Willie Rennie, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 31/01/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08714.1: Willie Rennie, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 07/01/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08707.2: Willie Rennie, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 06/01/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08590: Willie Rennie, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 11/12/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08551.2: Willie Rennie, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 10/12/2013 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S4W-20704: Willie Rennie, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 10/04/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-20667: Willie Rennie, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 07/04/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-20666: Willie Rennie, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 07/04/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-20669: Willie Rennie, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 07/04/2014 Show Full Question >>
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Question S4W-20577: Willie Rennie, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 02/04/2014 Show Full Question >>
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