Former Labour MSP for Edinburgh Northern and Leith
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At stage 1, the minister said—and I totally agreed with her—that “In setting out what will happen after a pregnancy loss, the bill ensures that the woman who has experienced the loss is at the centre of the decision-making process.”—[Official Report, 11 February 2016; c 86.] In committee, I was concerned that the following words, which are in three of the amendments in this group,...
I pay tribute to Nanette Milne for the massive contribution that she has made on health and other issues during her 13 years in the Parliament. I have enjoyed working with her for the several years that we have been joint conveners of the cross-party group on cancer. Since the bill is in effect a health bill, which I dealt with during my six months on the Health and Sport Committee, I take...
I want to say just two things. First, I welcome the bill and the principle of considering consolidation bills. However, the real reason that I rise is because on this, my last day of legislating in the Parliament, I am reflecting on my first day of legislating, in 1992, when the United Kingdom Parliament was considering the Bankruptcy (Scotland) Bill. That bill amended the Bankruptcy...
Former Labour MSP for Edinburgh Northern and Leith, Former Labour MP for Edinburgh North and Leith
Entered the House of Commons on 9 April 1992 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 14 May 2001 — General election
Entered the Scottish Parliament on 6 May 1999 — Election
Left the Scottish Parliament on 23 March 2016 — Election
Also represented Edinburgh North and Leith; Edinburgh Leith
Last updated: 14 May 2001.
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