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All 3 results for boris speaker:Ruth Maguire

Scottish Parliament: Environmental Sustainability (Farming) (6 Feb 2020)

Ruth Maguire: I thank the minister for that very full answer. The minister will be aware that Boris Johnson has made it clear several times that he intends to allow genetically modified crops to be grown in England. What consultation has there been with the Scottish Government on that? Will the minister provide reassurance to concerned citizens about the Scottish Government’s position on GM crop cultivation?

Scottish Parliament: Tax and Public Spending (5 Feb 2020)

Ruth Maguire: ...for public services. It wants millions of pounds of investment while wanting to slash taxes for Scotland’s highest earners. Both leadership candidates have outlined their plans, which mirror Boris Johnson’s tax regime at Westminster. The Institute for Public Policy Research Scotland argues that those plans would cost Scotland more than £1 billion across four years and the think tank...

Scottish Parliament: European Union Exit (No Deal) (5 Sep 2019)

Ruth Maguire: ...UK Government’s immigration plans could reduce the number of workers in Scotland by up to 5 per cent. We need to increase our workforce here, not reduce it. Despite attempts to spin otherwise, Boris Johnson’s attempts to shut down Parliament in order to force through a no-deal exit from the EU are an outrageous assault on democratic principles. There is no democracy, security or...

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