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Division Votes
19 Oct 2021 - Supporting Small Business - View Vote Context
Peter Grant voted Aye - in line with the party majority and against the House
One of 30 Scottish National Party Aye votes vs 0 Scottish National Party No votes
Tally: Ayes - 215 Noes - 298
19 Oct 2021 - Independent Expert Panel Recommendations for Sanctions and the Recall of MPs Act 2015 - View Vote Context
Peter Grant voted Aye - in line with the party majority and against the House
One of 36 Scottish National Party Aye votes vs 0 Scottish National Party No votes
Tally: Ayes - 213 Noes - 297


Speeches
Excerpts from: Covid-19: Government Response
Peter Grant contributed 1 speech (151 words)
Thursday 21st October - Commons Chamber
Department of Health and Social Care
Excerpts from: Business of the House
Peter Grant contributed 1 speech (136 words)
Thursday 21st October - Commons Chamber
Leader of the House
Excerpts from: Draft National Security and Investment Act 2021 (Monetary Penalties) (Turnover of a Business) Regulations 2021 Draft National Security and Investment Act 2021 (Notifiable Acquisition) (Specification of Qualifying Entities) Regulations 2021
Peter Grant contributed 2 speeches (690 words)
Wednesday 20th October - General Committees
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
Excerpts from: Supporting Small Business
Peter Grant contributed 4 speeches (2,295 words)
Tuesday 19th October - Commons Chamber
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy


Written Answers
Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam
Asked by: Peter Grant (Scottish National Party - Glenrothes)
Monday 18th October 2021

Question to the Home Office:

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what recent assessment she has made of the case for and against removing the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam from the list of organisations proscribed under the Terrorism Act 2000.

Answered by Damian Hinds - Minister of State (Home Office) (Security)

The Home Office has indicated that it will not be possible to answer this question within the usual time period. An answer is being prepared and will be provided as soon as it is available.

Driving Licences: Internet
Asked by: Peter Grant (Scottish National Party - Glenrothes)
Wednesday 20th October 2021

Question to the Department for Transport:

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, with reference to the Answer of 23 February 2021 to Question 157213 on Driving Licences: Internet, what progress his Department has made with implementing system interface enhancements between the DVLA and Her Majesty’s Passport Office to allow driving licences to be renewed online for applicants without a digital passport signature.

Answered by Trudy Harrison - Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport)

Since 24 June 2021, customers applying for their provisional driving licence are now able to upload their signature for the first time and track or update their application.

This functionality will enable the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency to further develop services, including online renewals, without requiring a digital passport signature.

Post Offices: ICT
Asked by: Peter Grant (Scottish National Party - Glenrothes)
Wednesday 20th October 2021

Question to the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy:

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how many of the applications received after the Post Office's Historical Shortfall Scheme closed on 27 November 2020 have (a) been assessed, (b) had an award made from that scheme and (c) been excluded from that scheme.

Answered by Paul Scully - Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy)

There are a small number of individuals (107) who did not apply to the HSS before 27 November 2020 and Post Office is seeking fair and consistent solutions for these cases. Post Office is keeping those affected updated.

The Historical Shortfall Scheme which opened in May 2020 was advertised in national, regional and local media and individual letters were sent to all former postmasters that Post Office was able to obtain records for, plus all current postmasters. The HSS mailing was sent to 19,972 former and 7,155 current postmasters.

Post Offices: ICT
Asked by: Peter Grant (Scottish National Party - Glenrothes)
Wednesday 20th October 2021

Question to the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy:

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how many former postmasters applied to the Historical Shortfall Scheme after it closed on 27 November 2020.

Answered by Paul Scully - Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy)

One hundred and seven current and former postmasters applied to the Historical Shortfall Scheme after it closed on 27 November 2020.

Green Deal Scheme: Appeals
Asked by: Peter Grant (Scottish National Party - Glenrothes)
Friday 22nd October 2021

Question to the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy:

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how many Green Deal appeal cases are still due to be processed as at 18 October 2021.

Answered by Greg Hands - Minister of State (Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy)

As of 18 October 2021, there are 382 live Green Deal complaint cases referred to my Rt. Hon. Friend the Secretary of State for review.



Early Day Motions
Tuesday 19th October

Ilasco/Keela Outdoors Glenrothes contribute to fight against covid-19

4 signatures (Most recent: 20 Oct 2021)
Tabled by: Peter Grant (Scottish National Party - Glenrothes)
That this House gives thanks to Ardmel Group and Ilasco/Keela Outdoors, based in Glenrothes, for their efforts over the last year in supporting Scotland’s NHS in the fight against covid-19 by producing PPE gowns for use by the NHS; highlights that in doing so they created around 50 jobs for …
Tuesday 19th October

Local community champion Andrew Dunlop

6 signatures (Most recent: 21 Oct 2021)
Tabled by: Peter Grant (Scottish National Party - Glenrothes)
That this House recognises the exceptional efforts of Andrew Dunlop, local man from Cardenden, in maintaining the area of Cardenden following the unprecedented flooding in August 2020 by clearing rivers of debris and rubbish; notes that he removed 85 tyres and 11 bikes from the River Ore following the flooding …


Tweets
Peter Grant (Scottish National Party - Glenrothes)
Shadow SNP Deputy Spokesperson (Treasury - Chief Secretary)
12 Oct 2021, 10:02 a.m.

@MrJohnNicolson @Wolfgan33537601 Stop quoting the facts John, it gives you an unfair advantage.

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Peter Grant (Scottish National Party - Glenrothes)
Shadow SNP Deputy Spokesperson (Treasury - Chief Secretary)
12 Oct 2021, 10:05 a.m.

An Independent Scotland, obviously. https://t.co/Acs7wrP0zd

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Peter Grant (Scottish National Party - Glenrothes)
Shadow SNP Deputy Spokesperson (Treasury - Chief Secretary)
12 Oct 2021, 8:31 p.m.

Part of the Tartan Army tradition that deserves to be much better known 👏👏👏👏 https://t.co/IWQHWw7pdr

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Peter Grant (Scottish National Party - Glenrothes)
Shadow SNP Deputy Spokesperson (Treasury - Chief Secretary)
12 Oct 2021, 8:35 p.m.

@Sonia_ar7 Everyone should wear a face mask on public transport or when moving about in public indoor spaces.

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Peter Grant (Scottish National Party - Glenrothes)
Shadow SNP Deputy Spokesperson (Treasury - Chief Secretary)
12 Oct 2021, 7:35 p.m.

@iamcammybarnes @NicolaSturgeon Problem with relying on a negative test is it's meaningless the next time you speak to someone. No-one has claimed the vaccine is 100% effective. It's about balancing the risk of transmission against the benefits of letting live music etc go ahead.

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Peter Grant (Scottish National Party - Glenrothes)
Shadow SNP Deputy Spokesperson (Treasury - Chief Secretary)
12 Oct 2021, 7:57 p.m.

True to form, a newspaper that resolutely opposes any policy divergence between Scotland and England decides it's politically expedient to say there should have been much greater policy divergence between Scotland and England. https://t.co/VksN7GhnGh

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Peter Grant (Scottish National Party - Glenrothes)
Shadow SNP Deputy Spokesperson (Treasury - Chief Secretary)
12 Oct 2021, 7:52 p.m.

Another major financial institution obviously hasn't read the unionist mince about the likelihood of Independence being a deterrent to investment. https://t.co/i0DXxL4x1P

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Peter Grant (Scottish National Party - Glenrothes)
Shadow SNP Deputy Spokesperson (Treasury - Chief Secretary)
12 Oct 2021, 7:38 p.m.

@Huge761 If you didn't think Scottish Independence was a serious possibility you wouldn't be spending so much time trolling Independence supporters on Twitter.

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Peter Grant (Scottish National Party - Glenrothes)
Shadow SNP Deputy Spokesperson (Treasury - Chief Secretary)
12 Oct 2021, 7:44 p.m.

Whereas everybody else knows the biggest source of mistrust between the EU and the UK is the British Government's incessant lying. https://t.co/KRVUuRbUOw

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Peter Grant (Scottish National Party - Glenrothes)
Shadow SNP Deputy Spokesperson (Treasury - Chief Secretary)
12 Oct 2021, 10:16 p.m.

This from the guy who was Theresa May's special advisor when she choose to sell her soul to the DUP rather than seek a consensus across parliament that would have guaranteed a much less destructive Brexit. https://t.co/3thnGvKKIU

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Peter Grant (Scottish National Party - Glenrothes)
Shadow SNP Deputy Spokesperson (Treasury - Chief Secretary)
12 Oct 2021, 10:11 p.m.

Translation - Brexit deal was finalised at a time when the only thing the British government cared about was smooching up to the racists to get them to vote Tory in the 2019 election. https://t.co/3ChSEzaNVq

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Peter Grant (Scottish National Party - Glenrothes)
Shadow SNP Deputy Spokesperson (Treasury - Chief Secretary)
12 Oct 2021, 10:02 p.m.

I vote we all agree there's no such thing as a bad way to win an international football match and @ScotlandNT don't need to test the theory any further 😬😳😀😀😀

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Peter Grant (Scottish National Party - Glenrothes)
Shadow SNP Deputy Spokesperson (Treasury - Chief Secretary)
12 Oct 2021, 10:06 p.m.

@agcolehamilton When @lornaslater talked about the benefits of co-operation I'm pretty sure she wasn't thinking about the Lib Dems' enthusiasm for jumping into bed with the Tories.

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Peter Grant (Scottish National Party - Glenrothes)
Shadow SNP Deputy Spokesperson (Treasury - Chief Secretary)
12 Oct 2021, 10:19 p.m.

@LucyStn Thanks for everything you and your colleagues are doing. Don't let the screaming minority intimidate you.

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Peter Grant (Scottish National Party - Glenrothes)
Shadow SNP Deputy Spokesperson (Treasury - Chief Secretary)
12 Oct 2021, 10:11 p.m.

@TerryReintke @ElaineFoster10 Thank you.

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Peter Grant (Scottish National Party - Glenrothes)
Shadow SNP Deputy Spokesperson (Treasury - Chief Secretary)
12 Oct 2021, 10:26 p.m.

@pkelly67 I voted the way I told my constituents I would vote. Are you saying everyone who was against Brexit should have voted for Theresa May's hard Brexit?

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Peter Grant (Scottish National Party - Glenrothes)
Shadow SNP Deputy Spokesperson (Treasury - Chief Secretary)
20 Oct 2021, 7:42 p.m.

Yesterday evening I was in a debate that ran on later than expected & sadly didn’t make it to the Scotland Office for the launch of the 2021 @poppyscotland appeal. There are more ways than ever that you can support the appeal. Find out more here https://t.co/CI76umEOMA

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Peter Grant (Scottish National Party - Glenrothes)
Shadow SNP Deputy Spokesperson (Treasury - Chief Secretary)
20 Oct 2021, 7:52 p.m.

I can’t vouch for accuracy but Paul is someone who usually gets his facts right. If he’s right with this one there are huge questions for the Financial Conduct Authority to answer. https://t.co/YYzvDdjoCY

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Peter Grant (Scottish National Party - Glenrothes)
Shadow SNP Deputy Spokesperson (Treasury - Chief Secretary)
20 Oct 2021, 7:45 p.m.

@milenaac @PippaCrerar @_EmmaGH To be fair MPs don’t have to wear a mask when speaking in debates etc. But we’re supposed to wear them at other times in the chamber and very few on the government benches do.

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Peter Grant (Scottish National Party - Glenrothes)
Shadow SNP Deputy Spokesperson (Treasury - Chief Secretary)
20 Oct 2021, 7:54 p.m.

@ScotNational Very poor choice of picture to go with that tweet. Did you intend to imply that it applied to Sir David Amess?

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Peter Grant (Scottish National Party - Glenrothes)
Shadow SNP Deputy Spokesperson (Treasury - Chief Secretary)
20 Oct 2021, 7:43 p.m.

@PippaCrerar @Christia_Allard My thoughts exactly.

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Peter Grant (Scottish National Party - Glenrothes)
Shadow SNP Deputy Spokesperson (Treasury - Chief Secretary)
20 Oct 2021, 8:07 p.m.

@steve334455 @PARLYapp Two of the photos show most people wearing masks. Two don’t. Coincidentally, two photos are of the opposition benches and two are the government.

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Peter Grant (Scottish National Party - Glenrothes)
Shadow SNP Deputy Spokesperson (Treasury - Chief Secretary)
20 Oct 2021, 8:04 p.m.

@EastYorksTony @wilso_jam @guardian I’d be interested to know what details it is that people think should be published that IPSA are proposing to withhold.

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Peter Grant (Scottish National Party - Glenrothes)
Shadow SNP Deputy Spokesperson (Treasury - Chief Secretary)
20 Oct 2021, 8:05 p.m.

@JimMonaghan10 @MhairiHunter What information are IPSA proposing to withhold that you think should be made public?

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Peter Grant (Scottish National Party - Glenrothes)
Shadow SNP Deputy Spokesperson (Treasury - Chief Secretary)
20 Oct 2021, 12:14 p.m.

1st question to prime minister is about serious sexual offences committed by serving police officers. In a lengthy answer he makes no mention of the need to change a culture in which so many men think misogynistic abuse is acceptable.

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Peter Grant (Scottish National Party - Glenrothes)
Shadow SNP Deputy Spokesperson (Treasury - Chief Secretary)
20 Oct 2021, 9:42 p.m.

An amazing contribution to the war against the Nazis. Saving lives on the journey to Shetland, then returning with essential supplies to help the Norwegian resistance force the Nazis to keep 100s of 1,000s of soldiers in Norway rather than elsewhere in Europe. https://t.co/8NXV4X6IGi

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Peter Grant (Scottish National Party - Glenrothes)
Shadow SNP Deputy Spokesperson (Treasury - Chief Secretary)
20 Oct 2021, 9:34 p.m.

@RozWilson7 @MikeIona @NicolaSturgeon If you were Boris Johnson would you want Nicola Sturgeon addressing the same conference as you?

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Peter Grant (Scottish National Party - Glenrothes)
Shadow SNP Deputy Spokesperson (Treasury - Chief Secretary)
20 Oct 2021, 9:48 p.m.

Great stuff from @StephenFlynnSNP https://t.co/5MFm5PJgHX

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Peter Grant (Scottish National Party - Glenrothes)
Shadow SNP Deputy Spokesperson (Treasury - Chief Secretary)
20 Oct 2021, 9:26 p.m.

@steve334455 @PARLYapp I hoped nobody would notice 😈

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Peter Grant (Scottish National Party - Glenrothes)
Shadow SNP Deputy Spokesperson (Treasury - Chief Secretary)
20 Oct 2021, 9:56 p.m.

Someone promoted by Labour for 14 years as the best person to represent Glasgow is now the best person on the planet to advise the Tories on how to keep Scotland in its box. https://t.co/VYACn5guFe

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Peter Grant (Scottish National Party - Glenrothes)
Shadow SNP Deputy Spokesperson (Treasury - Chief Secretary)
20 Oct 2021, 9:59 p.m.

@thecourieruk @CourierOpinion The SNP is perfectly clear about what Independence is for. It’s for whatever the people of Scotland decide it’s for.

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Peter Grant (Scottish National Party - Glenrothes)
Shadow SNP Deputy Spokesperson (Treasury - Chief Secretary)
20 Oct 2021, 10:03 p.m.

@ScotNational Hell’s teeth man, it was a joke. Ian took it in good spirit.

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Peter Grant (Scottish National Party - Glenrothes)
Shadow SNP Deputy Spokesperson (Treasury - Chief Secretary)
20 Oct 2021, 10:04 p.m.

@ka8895 @ScotNational “Extremist” = anyone who disagrees with Ron.

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Peter Grant (Scottish National Party - Glenrothes)
Shadow SNP Deputy Spokesperson (Treasury - Chief Secretary)
14 Oct 2021, 5:27 p.m.

@britain_scott @agcolehamilton @lornaslater If you believe what David Cameron says during an election campaign you're not on strong ground calling somebody else silly.

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Peter Grant (Scottish National Party - Glenrothes)
Shadow SNP Deputy Spokesperson (Treasury - Chief Secretary)
15 Oct 2021, 2:23 p.m.

Looking at the replies you'd be forgiven for thinking there's a strong correlation between people who hate Mhairi Black and people who don't give a damn about the Tories' constant undermining of democracy. https://t.co/xwT6hPx852

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Peter Grant (Scottish National Party - Glenrothes)
Shadow SNP Deputy Spokesperson (Treasury - Chief Secretary)
15 Oct 2021, 2:38 p.m.

@NeilMackay There are decent men and women on all sides of the abortion debate Neil. Including many people in the pro-life movement who strongly disagree with having demonstrations near abortion clinics.

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Peter Grant (Scottish National Party - Glenrothes)
Shadow SNP Deputy Spokesperson (Treasury - Chief Secretary)
15 Oct 2021, 2:44 p.m.

Horrified to hear that Sir David Amess MP has been stabbed at his constituency surgery. Praying for him, his family and his staff.

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Peter Grant (Scottish National Party - Glenrothes)
Shadow SNP Deputy Spokesperson (Treasury - Chief Secretary)
15 Oct 2021, 2:33 p.m.

@britain_scott @agcolehamilton @lornaslater Fair point. A lot of people who believed what the Tories said in 2014 now feel a bit silly about it.

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Peter Grant (Scottish National Party - Glenrothes)
Shadow SNP Deputy Spokesperson (Treasury - Chief Secretary)
15 Oct 2021, 2:29 p.m.

@britain_scott @agcolehamilton @lornaslater The SNP have never been in coalition with the Tories in the Scottish Government. End of.

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Peter Grant (Scottish National Party - Glenrothes)
Shadow SNP Deputy Spokesperson (Treasury - Chief Secretary)
16 Oct 2021, 7:09 p.m.

When the immediate horror of David Amess' murder starts to dissipate, please please PLEASE never forget that it's possible for someone to have opinions you fiercely disagree with and still be a totally decent human being. https://t.co/eEQVMxcz9z

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Peter Grant (Scottish National Party - Glenrothes)
Shadow SNP Deputy Spokesperson (Treasury - Chief Secretary)
16 Oct 2021, 7:02 p.m.

"sent his man for a custard tart in the middle of the park". Even though it's nonsense and I've idea where it came from this phrase is brilliantly descriptive 😄 https://t.co/jmUrxx1xtf

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Peter Grant (Scottish National Party - Glenrothes)
Shadow SNP Deputy Spokesperson (Treasury - Chief Secretary)
16 Oct 2021, 6:46 p.m.

🤦‍♂️ https://t.co/nAkjWCtMFY

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Peter Grant (Scottish National Party - Glenrothes)
Shadow SNP Deputy Spokesperson (Treasury - Chief Secretary)
16 Oct 2021, 6:41 p.m.

#MonTheFife https://t.co/QJuG7XxgoI

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Peter Grant (Scottish National Party - Glenrothes)
Shadow SNP Deputy Spokesperson (Treasury - Chief Secretary)
18 Oct 2021, 5:17 p.m.

@Jockio @eleanor4epping @HouseofCommons That’s the end of the line for you on my twitter account Jock.

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Peter Grant (Scottish National Party - Glenrothes)
Shadow SNP Deputy Spokesperson (Treasury - Chief Secretary)
19 Oct 2021, 12:19 a.m.

Hard to see how anyone who has ever believed a single word Farage has said could be anything other than cringingly embarrassed by this. To paraphrase. “I’m an English bloke in a pin stripe suit & a posh accent. You’re a female from Ireland.I know more about Ireland than you” https://t.co/n9DE0NFemP

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Peter Grant (Scottish National Party - Glenrothes)
Shadow SNP Deputy Spokesperson (Treasury - Chief Secretary)
19 Oct 2021, 12:14 a.m.

Of course, if they live in Scotland under an evil SNP government, they get free prescriptions anyway. #SNPgood https://t.co/LU5KWvnjSh

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Peter Grant (Scottish National Party - Glenrothes)
Shadow SNP Deputy Spokesperson (Treasury - Chief Secretary)
20 Oct 2021, 2:01 a.m.

I’m torn between the desire to get out my fiddle and practice like mad in the vain hope I might get anywhere near this good, and the desire to smash it over @DuncanWChisholm ‘s head. Then I calm down & count myself blessed to be allowed to listen to this. https://t.co/hF8a7q39IT

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Peter Grant (Scottish National Party - Glenrothes)
Shadow SNP Deputy Spokesperson (Treasury - Chief Secretary)
20 Oct 2021, 1:54 a.m.

@CyberSporran @juliefowlis 1 - I’m not so stupid I don’t even know my own name to put on my twitter account. 2 - I’m not so stupid I can’t recognise a joke tweet and reply on similar terms. 3 - I’m not too stupid to know how to block things that are a waste of cyberspace.

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Peter Grant (Scottish National Party - Glenrothes)
Shadow SNP Deputy Spokesperson (Treasury - Chief Secretary)
20 Oct 2021, 1:47 a.m.

@imshanereaction Personally I think the Arthur Grant who left Ulster to work in the Lanarkshire coalfields a long long time ago was quite a good thing to come out of Ireland but I admit I’ve got a declarable interest in what followed.

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Peter Grant (Scottish National Party - Glenrothes)
Shadow SNP Deputy Spokesperson (Treasury - Chief Secretary)
20 Oct 2021, 1:43 a.m.

It’s almost as if the British capitalist establishment cares more about money than people. https://t.co/yrTTgThPfK

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Peter Grant (Scottish National Party - Glenrothes)
Shadow SNP Deputy Spokesperson (Treasury - Chief Secretary)
20 Oct 2021, 2:03 a.m.

@richard_kaputt 🎵🎶🎵Remember you’ve a Womble 🎶🎵🎶

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Peter Grant (Scottish National Party - Glenrothes)
Shadow SNP Deputy Spokesperson (Treasury - Chief Secretary)
19 Oct 2021, 11:11 a.m.

@KirstySNP Some of us are old enough to remember that before Osborne ditched Peterhead, Brown & co’s dithering pulled the rug from under Kincardine.

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Peter Grant (Scottish National Party - Glenrothes)
Shadow SNP Deputy Spokesperson (Treasury - Chief Secretary)
19 Oct 2021, 5:30 p.m.

@LizHind3 @UKLabour Just to clarify, what I said was that the “High Street” in Glenrothes is a single privately owned shopping centre that gets locked every night.

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Peter Grant (Scottish National Party - Glenrothes)
Shadow SNP Deputy Spokesperson (Treasury - Chief Secretary)
19 Oct 2021, 6:52 p.m.

Things you never realised you needed to know …. https://t.co/GNJEH3m8TE

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Peter Grant (Scottish National Party - Glenrothes)
Shadow SNP Deputy Spokesperson (Treasury - Chief Secretary)
19 Oct 2021, 11:06 p.m.

@juliefowlis I’d say there’s hope for anyone driving a car who doesn’t duck going under a bridge.

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Peter Grant (Scottish National Party - Glenrothes)
Shadow SNP Deputy Spokesperson (Treasury - Chief Secretary)
19 Oct 2021, 10:56 p.m.

Things they never painted on the side of a Brexit bus, number 14,683. https://t.co/FVvhKjS47U

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Peter Grant (Scottish National Party - Glenrothes)
Shadow SNP Deputy Spokesperson (Treasury - Chief Secretary)
19 Oct 2021, 10:54 p.m.

@JuliaHB1 @jamesrbuk By “collectively ignoring” cancer deaths I presume you mean the UK has never introduced infection control measures such as social distancing, face coverings and frequent hand washing to stop the spread of a disease where person to person transmission is practically unknown? 🤔

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Peter Grant (Scottish National Party - Glenrothes)
Shadow SNP Deputy Spokesperson (Treasury - Chief Secretary)
19 Oct 2021, 9:22 a.m.

@jacquep Poor taste, Pascal. This is a version of a very old prayer that’s sometimes used in Catholic funerals. When people say “R.I.P.” it’s just an abbreviated version of the same prayer.

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Peter Grant (Scottish National Party - Glenrothes)
Shadow SNP Deputy Spokesperson (Treasury - Chief Secretary)
21 Oct 2021, 7:04 p.m.

@boomtown64 @MhairiHunter @KennyFarq The SNP put forward a proposal for a less damaging Brexit that respected the leave and remain votes in different UK nations. Labour and Tories refused to acknowledge its existence.

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Peter Grant (Scottish National Party - Glenrothes)
Shadow SNP Deputy Spokesperson (Treasury - Chief Secretary)
21 Oct 2021, 7:01 p.m.

@ka8895 Would you like to explain what you hope to achieve by branding anyone whose opinion on Glasgow is different from yours as an “extremist”?

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Peter Grant (Scottish National Party - Glenrothes)
Shadow SNP Deputy Spokesperson (Treasury - Chief Secretary)
22 Oct 2021, 2:39 p.m.

@NeilMackay I don’t agree with these demonstrations near abortion clinics. Neither do I agree with newspapers taking a story about an unconfirmed allegation that was never reported to the police and headlining is as if it was a proven fact.

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Peter Grant (Scottish National Party - Glenrothes)
Shadow SNP Deputy Spokesperson (Treasury - Chief Secretary)
22 Oct 2021, 2:41 p.m.

Surely it should be a criminal offence to harass public sector workers in this way? https://t.co/JALhXezVeY

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Peter Grant (Scottish National Party - Glenrothes)
Shadow SNP Deputy Spokesperson (Treasury - Chief Secretary)
23 Oct 2021, 4:08 p.m.

@etherwaves @NeilMackay Neil's tweet says nothing about alleged. And "alleged" can mean anything from a claim made by one person without any assessment of whether they are credible and without any supporting evidence.

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Peter Grant (Scottish National Party - Glenrothes)
Shadow SNP Deputy Spokesperson (Treasury - Chief Secretary)
23 Oct 2021, 4:15 p.m.

Halloween comes a week early to Leven. Attack of the monster flying octopuses. #letsgoflyakite https://t.co/jBvt7nAWvV

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Peter Grant (Scottish National Party - Glenrothes)
Shadow SNP Deputy Spokesperson (Treasury - Chief Secretary)
23 Oct 2021, 11:15 p.m.

@SuzJamieson @MikeIona Much more important is the principle. People who have chosen to be part of Scotland’s future have the right to have their say in deciding that future, regardless of where their mum was when they were born.

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Peter Grant (Scottish National Party - Glenrothes)
Shadow SNP Deputy Spokesperson (Treasury - Chief Secretary)
23 Oct 2021, 11:27 p.m.

Be interesting to know how many of the people marching against the Northern Ireland Protocol today voted Tory in December 2019 to “get Brexit done” - including supporting the self same Northern Ireland Protocol. https://t.co/ZfDR6Mjfkr

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Peter Grant (Scottish National Party - Glenrothes)
Shadow SNP Deputy Spokesperson (Treasury - Chief Secretary)
24 Oct 2021, 5:31 p.m.

His discipline has been all over the place in the past but when Morelos is on song he’s one heck of a goalscorer. https://t.co/tXDVnM3GuC

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Peter Grant (Scottish National Party - Glenrothes)
Shadow SNP Deputy Spokesperson (Treasury - Chief Secretary)
25 Oct 2021, 5:10 p.m.

@ScotNational Obviously nothing to do with reading the runes about what's going to happen in next year's council elections to Labour councillors who've been in coalition with the Tories.

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Early Day Motions Signed
Thursday 23rd September
Peter Grant signed this EDM on Monday 18th October 2021

Clarkston gas explosion of 21 October 1971

47 signatures (Most recent: 20 Oct 2021)
Tabled by: Kirsten Oswald (Scottish National Party - East Renfrewshire)
That this House recalls, fifty years on, the dreadful events of 21 October 1971, when Scotland’s worst peace-time explosion ripped through the Clarkston Toll shopping precinct, quickly reducing the shops to rubble; recognises the devastating impact on the local community, with 22 people losing their lives and more than 100 …
Thursday 8th July
Peter Grant signed this EDM on Monday 18th October 2021

Israel Arms Trade (Prohibition) Bill

52 signatures (Most recent: 18 Oct 2021)
Tabled by: Richard Burgon (Labour - Leeds East)
This House notes that the UK Government has authorised hundreds of millions of pounds worth of arms sales to Israel between 2016 and 2020; believes that the UK Government should end these arms sales as part of efforts to end Israel's militarized repression of Palestinians, violations of international law and …
Wednesday 9th June
Peter Grant signed this EDM on Monday 18th October 2021

Public scientific hearing on animal experiments

85 signatures (Most recent: 25 Oct 2021)
Tabled by: Lisa Cameron (Scottish National Party - East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow)
That this House applauds the new Animal Sentience Bill, enshrining in law the ability of animals to experience joy and feel suffering and pain; notes the science-based campaign For Life On Earth with its Beagle Ambassador, rescued laboratory dog Scarlett; is shocked to see the harrowing exposé showing thousands of …
Thursday 27th May
Peter Grant signed this EDM on Monday 18th October 2021

Ministry of Defence Guard Service

40 signatures (Most recent: 20 Oct 2021)
Tabled by: Grahame Morris (Labour - Easington)
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Peter Grant mentioned

Parliamentary Debates
Supporting Small Business
90 speeches (27,862 words)
Tuesday 19th October - Commons Chamber
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
Mentions:
1: Kevin Hollinrake (CON - Thirsk and Malton) Member for Glenrothes (Peter Grant) has just said—that the Conservative party is no longer the party - Link to Speech
2: Huw Merriman (CON - Bexhill and Battle) Member for Glenrothes (Peter Grant). - Link to Speech



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Gavin Newlands (Scottish National Party - Paisley and Renfrewshire North)
Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Transport)
12 Oct 2021, 9:08 a.m.

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Peter Grant - Select Committee Information

Calendar
Thursday 21st October 9:30 a.m.
Public Accounts Committee - Oral evidence
Subject: Environmental Land Management Scheme
At 10.00am: Oral evidence
Tom Bradshaw - Vice President at National Farmers Union
Jenna Hegarty - Deputy Director Policy and Advocacy at Royal Society for Protection of Birds (RSPB)
Lynette Steel - Farm Policy Adviser at Tenants Farmers Association
Professor Rob Fraser - Emeritus Professor of Agricultural Economics at University of Kent
Maria Bellissimo - Policy lead at Confederation of Forest Industries
At 11.20am: Oral evidence
Tamara Finkelstein - Permanent Secretary at Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs
David Kennedy - Director General, Food, farming and biodiversity at Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs
Paul Caldwell - Chief Executive at Rural Payments Agency
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Monday 15th November 3:30 p.m.
Public Accounts Committee - Oral evidence
Subject: NHS supply chain finance
At 4.00pm: Oral evidence
Sir Chris Wormald - Permanent Secretary at Department of Health and Social Care
Simon Tse - Chief Executive at Crown Commercial Service
Michael Brodie - Chief Executive at NHS Business Service Authority
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Monday 25th October 3:30 p.m.
Public Accounts Committee - Oral evidence
Subject: Achieving Net Zero: Follow up
At 4.00pm: Oral evidence
Sarah Munby - Permanent Secretary at Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy
Lee McDonough - Director General for net zero strategy and international at Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy
Ben Rimmington - Director General Net Zero Buildings and Industry at Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy
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Monday 1st November 3:30 p.m.
Public Accounts Committee - Oral evidence
Subject: Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities recall (Homelessness and housing)
At 4.00pm: Oral evidence
Jeremy Pocklington - Permanent Secretary at Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities
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Select Committee Documents
Tuesday 12th October 2021
Inquiry Publications - Twentieth Report - Optimising the defence estate

Public Accounts Committee
Monday 18th October 2021
Oral Evidence - 13 September 2021

Public Accounts Committee
Friday 22nd October 2021
Inquiry Publications - Twenty-First Report - School Funding

Public Accounts Committee
Friday 22nd October 2021
Written Evidence - National Farmers Union
EMS0004 - Environmental Land Management Scheme

Public Accounts Committee
Friday 22nd October 2021
Written Evidence - Auvikki de Boon (PhD student at University of Reading), Dr. David Rose (Elizabeth Creak Associate Professor of Agricultural Innovation and Extension at University of Reading), and Prof. Camilla Sandström (Professor in Political Science at Umeå University, Sweden)
EMS0001 - Environmental Land Management Scheme

Public Accounts Committee
Friday 22nd October 2021
Written Evidence - Policy Officer Hannah Conway (Policy Officer at Vox Studios)
EMS0009 - Environmental Land Management Scheme

Public Accounts Committee
Friday 22nd October 2021
Written Evidence - Nature Friendly Farming Network
EMS0006 - Environmental Land Management Scheme

Public Accounts Committee
Friday 22nd October 2021
Written Evidence - British Canoeing, British Mountaineering Council, Open Spaces Society and the Ramblers
EMS0007 - Environmental Land Management Scheme

Public Accounts Committee
Friday 22nd October 2021
Written Evidence - Mr Richard Boden
EMS0005 - Environmental Land Management Scheme

Public Accounts Committee
Friday 22nd October 2021
Written Evidence - Ian Davis, Sam Awdry, Tom Chapman, Angus Dalton, Anthony Ellis, Rob Garrett, Dave Knight, Steve North, Daniel Powell, and Karl Starkie
EMS0002 - Environmental Land Management Scheme

Public Accounts Committee
Friday 22nd October 2021
Written Evidence - Green Alliance
EMS0003 - Environmental Land Management Scheme

Public Accounts Committee
Friday 22nd October 2021
Written Evidence - Deborah Wall (Head of Parliamentary Affairs at Historic England)
EMS0008 - Environmental Land Management Scheme

Public Accounts Committee
Thursday 21st October 2021
Correspondence - Correspondence from Sarah Healey, Permanent Secretary, Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, re Update on Recommendation 1, 3, 4 and 5 from the Committee’s report on COVID-19: Government Support for Charities (Fifth Report of Session 2021-22), dated 30 September 2021

Public Accounts Committee
Monday 25th October 2021
Correspondence - Correspondence from Matthew Rycroft, Permanent Secretary, Home Office, re National Law Enforcement Data Programme – product roadmap, dated 7 October 2021

Public Accounts Committee
Monday 25th October 2021
Correspondence - Correspondence Louis Taylor, Chief Executive, UK Export Finance, re UK Export update, dated 28 September 2021

Public Accounts Committee
Monday 25th October 2021
Correspondence - Correspondence Catherine Little, Director General, Public Spending Head of Government Finance Function, re Efficiency in Government, dated 28 September 2021

Public Accounts Committee
Monday 25th October 2021
Correspondence - Correspondence from RT Hon Lucy Frazer QC MP, Minister of State for Justice, re update on making tax digital, dated 23 September 2021

Public Accounts Committee
Monday 25th October 2021
Correspondence - Correspondence from Chris Heaton-Harris MP, Minister of State for Transport, Department for Transport, re South Eastern Railway Franchise, dated 28 September 2021

Public Accounts Committee
Monday 25th October 2021
Correspondence - Correspondence from Jim Harra, Chief Executive and First Permanent Secretary, re HMRC Error and Fraud – PAC Error and Fraud Report Recommendation 3c, dated 24 September 2021

Public Accounts Committee
Monday 25th October 2021
Correspondence - Correspondence from Dame Meg Hillier, Chair, Committee of Public Account, re Accounting Officer Assessment letter – fleet solid support ships, dated 20 September 2021

Public Accounts Committee
Monday 25th October 2021
Correspondence - Correspondence from Sarah Healey, Permanent Secretary, Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, re Eighth Report of Session 2021-22 - Covid 19: Culture Recovery Fund, dated 30 September 2021

Public Accounts Committee
Monday 25th October 2021
Correspondence - Correspondence from Peter Schofield CB, Permanent Secretary, Department for Work and Pensions, re TM15 – DWP Employment Support – Recommendation 2, dated 29 September 2021

Public Accounts Committee
Monday 25th October 2021
Correspondence - Correspondence from Peter Schofield CB, Permanent Secretary, Department for Work and Pensions, re TM26 DWP Accounts 2019/2020 Recommendation 2, dated 22 September 2021

Public Accounts Committee
Monday 25th October 2021
Correspondence - Correspondence from Peter Schofield CB, Permanent Secretary, Department for Work and Pensions, re DWP follow up to the Public Accounts Committee hearing on 9th September 2021, dated 6 October 2021

Public Accounts Committee
Monday 25th October 2021
Correspondence - Correspondence from Sarah Munby, Permanent Secretary, Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy, re Green Homes Grant (Voucher scheme) - GHG(V), dated 17 September 2021

Public Accounts Committee
Monday 25th October 2021
Correspondence - Correspondence from Sir Chris Wormald, Department of Health and Social Care and Dr Jenny Harries OBE, UK Health, Security Agency, re follow up session Test, Track and Trace part 2, dated 4 August 2021

Public Accounts Committee
Monday 25th October 2021
Correspondence - Correspondence from Mark Wild, CEO, Crossrail Ltd, re Crossrail progress update: Summer 2021, dated 1 October 2021

Public Accounts Committee
Monday 25th October 2021
Correspondence - Correspondence from Shona Dunn, Second Permanent Secretary, Department of Health and Social Care, re Designated Settings Indemnity Support (DSIS), dated 4 October 2021

Public Accounts Committee
Monday 25th October 2021
Correspondence - Correspondence from Jeremy Pocklington CB, Permanent Secretary, Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, re response to the Public Accounts Committee’s 11th Report of Session 2021–22 Timeliness of local auditor reporting and Treasury Minute, dated 6 October 2021

Public Accounts Committee