Michael Matheson

Scottish National Party MSP for Falkirk West

@MathesonMichael

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  • Scottish Parliament: Transport (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3 (Day 2) 10 Oct 2019

    Amendment 171 concerns the application of net proceeds from a workplace parking licensing scheme. As drafted, the bill requires funds that are raised to be used for activities to achieve policies in a local authority’s local transport strategy, or in the strategy of local authorities with which it is working jointly for transport purposes. The local transport strategy will be developed to...
  • Scottish Parliament: Transport (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3 (Day 2) 10 Oct 2019

    I am happy to support amendments 115 and 116, which make it clear that enforcement officers must act reasonably in the exercise of their enforcement function in respect of road works. Although, in my view, the amendments are not strictly necessary, I am happy to make that requirement explicit in the bill. I am also content to support amendments 113 and 118. In practice, warrants for the...
  • Scottish Parliament: Transport (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3 (Day 2) 10 Oct 2019

    Amendment 172 seeks to remove subsection (2) from section 58U. The removal of that subsection would significantly limit the reach of the keeper liability provisions, as it would leave considerable doubt about whether they apply to instances of drivers parking in parking areas that they are not permitted to park in and to instances where an allocated parking time has been exceeded. Those...

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Scottish National Party MSP for Falkirk West

Entered the Scottish Parliament on 6 May 1999 — Election

Also represented Central Scotland

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