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- Upcoming Business – Lords: Select Committee (9 September 2014)
European Union: Private meeting.
- Upcoming Business – Commons: General Committee (4 September 2014)
European Committee C: European Union Documents No. 5489/14 and Addendum, a Commission Communication: For a European Industrial Renaissance, No. 13964/13 and Addenda 1 to 3, a Commission Staff Working Document: Member States Competitiveness Performance and Implementation of EU Industrial Policy and No. 13966/13, a Commission Staff Working Document: European Competitiveness Report 2013: Towards....
- Upcoming Business – Commons: General Committee (3 September 2014)
European Committee A: European Union Document No. 10154/13 and Addenda 1 to 5, a Draft Regulation establishing a framework on market access to port services and financial transparency of ports.
- Upcoming Business – Commons: Select Committee (3 September 2014)
Science and Technology: Practical science in schools.
Witnesses: Michelle Meadows, Director of Research and Evaluation, Ofqual, Stella Paes, Head of Science, AQA, Max Hyde, National Union of Teachers (NUT), Ginny Page, The Gatsby Charitable Foundation, Tbc, Association of Colleges and Richard Needham, The Association for Science Education; Janet Holloway, Head of Reform, Ofqual, Dr Steven Evans, Oxford cambridge and RSA (OCR), Darren Northcott, National...
- Upcoming Business – Commons: Select Committee (3 September 2014)
Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Horse welfare.
Witnesses: ...Hackett, Director of Equine Policy, British Horse Society and Roly Owers, Chief Executive, World Horse Welfare; Henry Robinson, President, CLA, Minette Batters, Deputy President, National Farmers Union and Steven Gale, Animal Health and Welfare Officer, Stockton on Tees Borough Council; Joseph G Jones, Spokesman, Gypsy Council, Bill Forrester, Chair, National Association of Gypsy and...
- Scottish Parliament: Engagements (21 August 2014) See 2 other results from this debate
Johann Lamont: ...it is about what a senior person in the oil industry is saying. It is about the future of our country. Let us review the record over the past two years. The First Minister said that he had European Union legal advice. That was not true. [Interruption.]
- Scottish Parliament: Scotland’s Future (21 August 2014) See 15 other results from this debate
Johann Lamont: ...makes sense. On jobs, I believe that, by being part of something bigger, we are given the security and the opportunity that we want. On the currency, I believe that we should be in a monetary union with the rest of the United Kingdom, but with Scottish voices representing us at the heart of Government. Those are the arguments of the head, but the arguments of the heart are every bit as...
- Scottish Parliament: Independence (European Rural Development Funding) (20 August 2014)
Colin Beattie: 1. To ask the Scottish Government what assessment it has made of the level of pillar 2 funding for rural development that an independent Scotland could expect to receive from the European Union. (S4O-03501)
- Scottish Parliament: British Veterinary Association (Meetings) (20 August 2014)
Richard Lochhead: ...that Jewish and Muslim communities in particular attach to being supplied with meat from animals that are slaughtered in accordance with their religious beliefs. I understand that the European Union is contemplating looking at the issue, and I will ensure that Scotland has a voice in those discussions.
- Scottish Parliament: Independence (Rural Development Funding) (20 August 2014)
Aileen McLeod: The cabinet secretary will be aware that, just as Scotland received the lowest level of rural development funding in the European Union, Dumfries and Galloway has a disproportionately high reliance on agriculture and related rural-based industry for employment and the lowest full-time wages in Scotland. What opportunities would an independent Scottish Government have to address that situation?
- Scottish Parliament: Independence (European Funding for Farmers and Crofters) (20 August 2014)
Richard Lochhead: ...the league tables for both pillars of the common agricultural policy budgets, as I have said. Had Scotland been independent during the recent negotiations, we would have benefited from the European Union minimum rate of €196 per hectare, which, as I have said, would have meant about an extra €1 billion of support over the next CAP period up to 2020.
- Scottish Parliament: European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (20 August 2014)
Angus MacDonald: 7. To ask the Scottish Government whether an independent Scotland would see an increase in funding from the European Union European maritime and fisheries fund and, if so, by how much. (S4O-03507)
- Scottish Parliament: Innovation Centres (Economic Impact) (20 August 2014)
Michael Russell: ...commercial community and other parts of Europe working together to secure the project. We support that and we wish the bid team every success. We believe that we now have a community of innovation across Scotland that is in a strong position for attracting European Union investment. Indeed, some of the innovation centres are talking to Scottish Development International about their...
- Scottish Parliament: Increasing Opportunities for Women (20 August 2014) See 3 other results from this debate
Angela Constance: ..., I welcomed the recommendations of the “Working Together Review” of progressive workplace policies. The review suggests how we can, through a partnership approach, address labour market challenges and build on existing good practice in our industrial relations. We will work with businesses and trade unions in framing our joint response to that review. Together with the...
- Scottish Parliament: Department for International Development (20 August 2014) See 3 other results from this debate
Margaret McCulloch: ...efforts of public servants working in Scotland, in London and around the world. What we have achieved, we have achieved together. That, surely, is a positive, progressive, humanitarian reason for continued union between Scotland and the UK.
- Russian Ban on European Union Food Imports (19 August 2014)
Russian Ban on European Union Food Imports
- Currency Union (Discussions) (19 August 2014)
Currency Union (Discussions)
- Scottish Parliament: Ferguson Shipbuilders (19 August 2014) See 3 other results from this debate
John Swinney: ...offered individual tailored support to each of those employees through our partnership action for continuing employment initiative, and we will work with KPMG, as the administrator, and with the trade unions to ensure that we deliver the best, most practical and most personal support that we can deliver. We have also established a task force, with the aims of retaining a functioning...
- Scottish Parliament: NHS Scotland (19 August 2014) See 4 other results from this debate
Alex Neil: ...impact on Scotland’s budget. We should be in no doubt: a reduction in free services in England and extended charging for health services are exactly what is happening and will continue to happen in England. As Unite the union has warned: “the public will increasingly have to pay for aspects of their care that used to be free at the time of treatment.” The Labour Party in...
- Scottish Parliament: Revenue Scotland and Tax Powers Bill (19 August 2014) See 2 other results from this debate
Iain Gray: ...the consequent Scotland Act 2012. They constitute a significant step forward in rebalancing the devolution settlement by securing new fiscal powers and decision making for this Parliament without breaking the social, economic and political union with the rest of the United Kingdom that provides us with such significant opportunities. Nonetheless, we have consensus for today on the bill...