Maurice Golden

Conservative MSP for North East Scotland


Recent appearances

  • Scottish Parliament: Deposit Return Scheme 7 Jun 2023

    I thank the minister for advance sight of her statement. Let us be clear: the scheme had already failed long before any intervention by the UK Government. Today’s statement reflects the key concern of businesses about having a scheme that works across the United Kingdom. I believe that we could have saved a great deal of time and energy if the Scottish National Party and the Greens had...
  • Scottish Parliament: Oil and Gas Industry 7 Jun 2023

    Burning fossil fuels is the biggest source of global carbon emissions. We have to tackle that to deliver net zero but, at the same time, there is no point in pretending that oil and gas will not be an important part of our economy for decades to come. The task then is not just to reduce demand; it is to ensure that the supply is as low as possible. That is the practical approach that gets us...
  • Scottish Parliament: Oil and Gas Industry 7 Jun 2023

    Instead, those parties should recognise that our oil and gas sector is part of the solution, with the likes of BP and Shell committing tens of billions of pounds to net zero initiatives. By working with them, we can unlock even more investment, cut emissions further and provide the secure future that workers need.

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Conservative MSP for North East Scotland

Entered the Scottish Parliament on 7 May 2016 — Election

Also represented West Scotland

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