People matching economy

Louise Haigh

Former Labour MP, Sheffield, Heeley , 8 May 2015 – 3 May 2017

Baroness Kramer

Liberal Democrat Peer , 10 Jan 2011 –

Stewart Hosie

Former Scottish National Party MP, Dundee East , 5 May 2005 – 3 May 2017

Ed Vaizey

Former Conservative MP, Wantage , 5 May 2005 – 3 May 2017

Adam Price

Former Plaid Cymru MP, Carmarthen East and Dinefwr , 7 Jun 2001 – 12 Apr 2010


Results 1–20 of 70132 for economy

Scottish Parliament: Proposed South of Scotland Enterprise Agency (18 May 2017)

Keith Brown: ...the north coast 500. I look forward to seeing the work of the new agency on that interesting initiative. The vehicle, once established, will of course have a role in helping to develop the visitor economy in the south, working with other organisations to ensure that communities and businesses benefit. As the member will know, decisions about project funding will be for the new vehicle, but...

Scottish Parliament: Fishing Industry (West Coast) (18 May 2017)

Humza Yousaf: .... I should say that those measures are supported by the vast majority of fishermen, although I do not want to play down the concerns that they have raised with her. The Cabinet Secretary for Rural Economy and Connectivity, Fergus Ewing, is meeting the Scottish Creel Fishermen’s Federation on 25 May. The delegation from the federation includes a Skye-based fishermen’s leader,...

Scottish Parliament: Engagements (18 May 2017)

...today, we see a recommitment to an immigration target that they know is undeliverable. They also know that, in trying to deliver that target, they will do untold damage to not just the Scottish economy but the UK economy as a whole. Today, we also see the Tories reportedly publishing proposals to increase the amount of money that employers have to pay if they want to employ skilled...

Scottish Parliament: Shop Vacancy Rate (18 May 2017)

Alexander Stewart: ...that this Scottish Government’s economic policies are failing. With the business rate revolution hitting Scottish retail hard, the Government needs to get back to the day job of focusing on the economy or it will be the Scottish retail sector that will have to pay the price.

Scottish Parliament: Snaring (18 May 2017)

Jamie Greene: ...regulations and that suitable recourse is available to deal with those who break the rules. We should play our part in reducing the impact on non-target animals, but an outright ban could be damaging to Scotland’s rural economy. Rather than having a ban, we should be working to improve the current system. That is why the SNH review made practical recommendations, which many in the...

Scottish Parliament: Partnership Action for Continuing Employment (18 May 2017)

Paul Wheelhouse: ...to provide support to affected employees prior to notification of entering administration. I therefore want to highlight the important role that the insolvency profession in Scotland plays in the Scottish economy, helping to rescue just under 1,000 businesses and saving nearly 22,500 jobs each year. I am therefore very grateful for the contribution of the Institute of Chartered Accountants...

Scottish Parliament: Decision Time (18 May 2017)

...the advice of leading organisations to cooperate with the UK Government’s industrial strategy to ensure that sectors and businesses in Scotland are fully prepared for ongoing changes in the economy arising from emerging technologies, automation and other challenges. Meeting closed at 17:01.

Scottish Parliament: Housing Support for Young People (17 May 2017)

Ben Macpherson: ...restrictions for 18 to 21-year-olds accessing financial support for housing. How we as a country support our young people is fundamental to the prosperity of our society and the strength of our economy. How we nurture the contributions of younger generations will shape the values of our future, the character of our nation, the strength of our commerce and the prospects of our collective...

Scottish Parliament: Welfare Reforms (North Ayrshire) (17 May 2017)

Kenneth Gibson: ...for the view that welfare reform is having important and positive impacts on the labour market in Scotland”? Does she acknowledge that £540 per working-age adult is being taken from the North Ayrshire economy as a result of those reforms?

Scottish Parliament: Fisheries (17 May 2017)

Peter Chapman: ..., bureaucratic and unreformable European common fisheries policy. I, for one, welcome that future. [ Interruption .] I move, That the Parliament believes that the Scottish fishing industry is vital to Scotland’s culture and economy, and is a bedrock of many communities across the country; recognises the opportunity that leaving the EU offers to create a fit-for-purpose and...

Scottish Parliament: Teacher Training Programme (17 May 2017)

John Mason: ...of politics and Parliament, the environment and sectarianism. The list goes on. Individual teachers may have gone into those issues in the past, but we expect a lot more nowadays from our teachers and schools. On the Economy, Jobs and Fair Work Committee, we are looking at the gender pay gap and at how to encourage more girls to move into traditionally male areas of employment in science,...

Scottish Parliament: Business Motions (17 May 2017)

Kenneth Macintosh: ...by Parliamentary Bureau Motions 5.00 pm Decision Time followed by Members’ Business Wednesday 24 May 2017 1.15 pm Members’ Business 2.00 pm Parliamentary Bureau Motions 2.00 pm Portfolio Questions Economy, Jobs and Fair Work; Finance and the Constitution followed by Scottish Government Debate: Safe, Secure and Prosperous: Achieving a Cyber-resilient Scotland followed by...

Scottish Parliament: Parliamentary Bureau Motions (17 May 2017)

Kenneth Macintosh: ...and Land Reform Committee be designated as the lead committee in consideration of the Wild Animals in Travelling Circuses (Scotland) Bill at stage 1. That the Parliament agrees that the Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee be designated as the lead committee in consideration of the Forestry and Land Management (Scotland) Bill at stage 1.—[ Joe FitzPatrick ]

Scottish Parliament: Decision Time (17 May 2017)

...The result of the division is: For 83, Against 27, Abstentions 1. Motion, as amended, agreed to, That the Parliament believes that the Scottish fishing industry is vital to Scotland's culture and economy, and is a bedrock of many communities across the country; notes that the present common fisheries policy is not delivering a sustainable fishing industry in Scotland; is disappointed at...

Scottish Parliament: Further Education (National Bargaining) (16 May 2017)

John Swinney: ...to creating a sector that is better suited to our national priorities, including the delivery of skills and opportunities, particularly for our young people, to meet their needs and those of our economy. I am increasingly confident that our colleges have a clear, focused role in delivering a skilled workforce for their regions and have developed new and enhanced relationships with...

Scottish Parliament: Disabled People (16 May 2017)

Annie Wells: ...ambitions and aspirations, we must work hard to ensure that their needs are supported by more active, integrated and individualised support. That will improve health and wellbeing, benefit our economy and help us to build a Scotland that is truly fairer and more equal for disabled people.

Scottish Parliament: Outdoor Education (16 May 2017)

Alexander Burnett: ...Scotland’s Crathes castle and I have very happy memories of playing in the woods and finding Hay’s lemonade bottles to recycle through the shop—a journey of forest management, conservation and the circular economy that was ingrained at a young age. Crathes castle is now visited by over 7,000 children a year, which represents a huge increase on 35 years ago. It is...

Scottish Parliament: Automation and Artificial Intelligence (Economic Impact) (11 May 2017)

Tom Arthur: 7. To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on any assessment it has made of the potential impact of automation and artificial intelligence on the economy. (S5O-00975)

Scottish Parliament: Engagements (11 May 2017)

...;I talked to civil service trade unions about this very issue earlier this week—and to ensure that the evidence that we submit to the NHS pay review body properly reflects the circumstances in the economy today. However, we have had pay restraint because we have had an extremely tight public spending environment and we have had to protect jobs in the public sector and investment in...

Scottish Parliament: Keeping Children Safe Online (11 May 2017)

Stewart Stevenson: ...to everyone a digital identity based on an individual’s fingerprints and retina scans. As of 2016, the programme had issued 12-digit identification numbers to 1.1 billion people. It is believed to be the largest and most successful information technology project in the world and has created the foundations for a digital economy. Although it is voluntary, almost everyone from the...


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