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We will update this information if the situation changes. See more detail on votes during the COVID-19 period here.
I thank all the members who signed my motion to allow it to come before Parliament in what will be my final members’ business debate. It is fitting that the debate is about fair trade. I have worked on Fairtrade fortnight, which is from 23 February to 13 March, in Parliament and in my constituency during my years in Parliament. The tagline of this year’s Fairtrade fortnight is “Sit down...
Thank you very much, Presiding Officer. In three weeks’ time, at midnight, I cease to be the member of the Scottish Parliament for Strathkelvin and Bearsden so, if members will indulge me, perhaps I can take this opportunity to thank my constituents for supporting me during the past five years. There is something very special about representing the constituency that I have lived in all my...
6. To ask the Scottish Government how the justice directorate is tackling violence against women. (S4O-05579)
Former Scottish National Party MSP for Strathkelvin and Bearsden
Entered the Scottish Parliament on 6 May 1999 — Election
Left the Scottish Parliament on 23 March 2016 — Election
Also represented West of Scotland
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