Jim Mather

Former Scottish National Party MSP for Argyll and Bute

Recent appearances

  • Scottish Parliament: Leith Biomass Plant (Consultation) 22 Mar 2011

    The energy consents and deployment unit received 1,900 consultation responses from organisations that were consulted on the proposed development and from members of the public who submitted representations. Of those responses, 1,156 were objections, which include holding objections that were made pending the submission of further information; two supported the development; and 732 were...
  • Scottish Parliament: Leith Biomass Plant (Consultation) 22 Mar 2011

    I note Malcolm Chisholm’s comments. We are working closely with the United Kingdom Government to help it to develop its biomass strategy. As he properly said, I cannot comment on live planning applications. It is obvious that I cannot comment on any call for a moratorium on applications for large-scale biomass plants when ministers are involved in determining the process for such schemes.
  • Scottish Parliament: Leith Biomass Plant (Consultation) 22 Mar 2011

    I note that suggestion. We should note that the process has been properly followed, open and consultative. I hope that such features will be the hallmark of future processes.

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Former Scottish National Party MSP for Argyll and Bute

Entered the Scottish Parliament on 1 May 2003 — Election

Left the Scottish Parliament on 23 March 2011 — Election

Also represented Highlands and Islands

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