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DISSOLUTION OF PARLIAMENT

This website was established while I was a Member of the Scottish Parliament. I have not been a Member of Parliament Session 4 of Parliament was dissolved on 23 March 2016.    

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Scottish Thistle Regional Awards Shortlist

Motion S4M-14713: Dennis Robertson, Aberdeenshire West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/11/2015 Scottish Thistle Regional Awards in the Visitor Attraction Industry That the Parliament congratulates all of the businesses in the visitor attraction industry in the Aberdeenshire West constituency that are shortlisted for the Scottish Thistle regional awards; recognises Drum Castle for being shortlisted as the Best Visitor Attraction; […]

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Congratulations to the Men and Boys Eating and Exercise Disorders Service

Motion S4M-14221: Dennis Robertson, Aberdeenshire West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10/09/2015  That the Parliament congratulates the Men and Boys Eating and Exercise Disorders Service on being awarded £10,000 from the Big Lottery Fund; understands that this will be used toward supporting a positive body image campaign in North East Scotland and help fund a […]

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National Braille Week

Motion S4M-14467: Dennis Robertson, Aberdeenshire West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 06/10/2015 That the Parliament welcomes National Braille Week on 5 to 11 October 2015, which aims to raise awareness of the importance of Braille and other alternative formats that open up the written word to people with visual impairments; congratulates Royal Blind on all […]

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Fresh Opportunity and Growth for Scotland’s Food and Drink Sector

Motion S4M-14346: Dennis Robertson, Aberdeenshire West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 22/09/2015 That the Parliament welcomes the publication of the Bank of Scotland’s fourth annual food and drink sector report, Fresh Opportunity and Growth; notes the report’s estimate that the industry will establish 14,000 new jobs by 2020 and that two-thirds of Scotland’s food and […]

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Pride in the Job Quality Awards

Motion S4M-13783: Dennis Robertson, Aberdeenshire West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/07/2015  That the Parliament understands that Greg Thompson, the site manager for The Gardens at Crathes, has been awarded a Pride in the Job Quality Award at the Pride in the Job Awards 2015 and was highly commended at the NHBC Health and Safety […]

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Access for All Campaign

Motion S4M-13777: Dennis Robertson, Aberdeenshire West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 15/07/2015 That the Parliament notes the efforts of the Guide Dogs charity in its Access for All campaign; recognises that this campaign seeks to ensure that guide dog owners are not turned away because of their guide dog despite being legally allowed; understands that […]

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World Health Organization’s 25 by 2025 Framework

Motion S4M-13677: Dennis Robertson, Aberdeenshire West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 30/06/2015 That the Parliament welcomes the World Health Organization’s (WHO) 25 by 2025 framework for preventing global non-communicable diseases (NCDs); believes that NCDs account for nearly 75% of all premature deaths in Scotland, including in Aberdeenshire West; understands that NCDs share common risk factors […]

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Donna Gray, Baby and Newborn Photographers Association

Motion S4M-13631: Dennis Robertson, Aberdeenshire West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 24/06/2015 That the Parliament congratulates Donna Gray, who runs the Alford-based business. Small Prints Photography, on being elected as an ambassador in Scotland for the Baby and Newborn Photographers Association; understands that, in attempting to copy the style of highly-skilled professionals, amateur photographers can […]

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Heritage Lottery Fund Award

Motion S4M-13568: Dennis Robertson, Aberdeenshire West, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18/06/2015 Heritage Lottery Fund Award That the Parliament recognises that the project, Scotland’s National Parks: The Mountains and The People, has been awarded £3,260,000 by the Heritage Lottery Fund; understands that this project is seeking to preserve the increasingly threatened habitats on Scotland’s mountains […]

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