John Swinney

Scottish National Party MSP for Perthshire North


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  • Scottish Parliament: Workplace Parking Levy 7 Feb 2019

    It will not come as a surprise to anybody that in a Parliament where the Government does not command an overall majority we have to talk to and reach agreement with other parties about specific issues. Of course, what we found in this budget process was that the Conservative Party was spectacularly absent from those discussions, so they have no right to come here today and complain about the...
  • Scottish Parliament: Workplace Parking Levy 7 Feb 2019

    It is very important that we remain focused on what is actually proposed. What is actually proposed is the awarding to local authorities of a power to apply a workplace parking levy if they judge that to be the appropriate thing to do, once they have made the appropriate assessments of such a commitment. I cited this as an example of localism quite deliberately, because in 2017, Ruth Davidson...
  • Scottish Parliament: Workplace Parking Levy 7 Feb 2019

    As Jackson Carlaw goes purple faced, it is a bit rich for him to accuse me of theatrical performances. The Conservatives fought the 2016 and 2017 elections on a commitment to empower local authorities. Given that they played absolutely no part in the process of setting a budget for this Parliament, they cannot come along and complain about the fact that the Scottish Government, in agreement...

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Scottish National Party MSP for Perthshire North, Former Scottish National Party MP for North Tayside

Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 14 May 2001 — General election

Entered the Scottish Parliament on 6 May 1999 — Election

Also represented North Tayside

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 14 May 2001.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Member of the Scottish Parliament. No salary drawn from that post.
Occasional fees from broadcasting and newspaper articles.
Fee for participating in a seminar from a post graduate group of General Practitioners in the East Perthshire area of my constituency, which I donated to the Lippen Care Charity of which I am a Vice-Patron.
4. Sponsorship or financial or material support
I received the following donations towards my SNP leadership election campaign:
Donation in kind of leaflets, value £1000 from Craig & Stewart Printers
Contributions of less than £1000 from four donors.
5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
6 March 2001, I received a gift of a kilt belt and sporran from Morris Leslie Ltd. at Scone Airport. (Registered 3 April 2001)

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