Brian Whittle MSP

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  • Member for: South Scotland
  • Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Brian is a member of the following Committees:

Brian is a member of the following Cross-Party Groups:

Parliamentary Activities

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Meeting of the Parliament 27 February 2020 [Draft] : 27 February 2020


Brian Whittle (South Scotland) (Con)

On a point of order, Presiding Officer. In an earlier answer that was given to Richard Leonard, the First Minister stated that Tarbolton general practitioner surg...



Meeting of the Parliament 27 February 2020 [Draft] : 27 February 2020


Brian Whittle

I do not know how you can reconcile that answer with the fact that the Government refuses to class music tuition as being core to the curriculum. In areas where councils are now charging for...



Meeting of the Parliament 27 February 2020 [Draft] : 27 February 2020


6. Brian Whittle (South Scotland) (Con)

To ask the First Minister what the Scottish Government considers to be the educational benefits of learning to play music. (S5F-03992)



Health and Sport Committee 25 February 2020 [Draft] : 25 February 2020


Brian Whittle

Following Miles Briggs’ question about displacement, I will raise one issue. In welcoming minimum unit pricing to Scotland, and the work that has been done o...



Health and Sport Committee 25 February 2020 [Draft] : 25 February 2020


Brian Whittle

We can have that conversation.



Health and Sport Committee 25 February 2020 [Draft] : 25 February 2020


Brian Whittle

Not only are you accusing me of looking at this in a binary sense, when I am looking at it through 40 years of experience, you are suggesting that intervention is...



Health and Sport Committee 25 February 2020 [Draft] : 25 February 2020


Brian Whittle

I sat down with Eddie Fraser last week to talk specifically about that.



Health and Sport Committee 25 February 2020 [Draft] : 25 February 2020


Brian Whittle

Cabinet secretary, the budget document states: “Be...



Health and Sport Committee 25 February 2020 [Draft] : 25 February 2020


Brian Whittle

I had a meeting with NHS Ayrshire and Arran about 10 days ago. I know that it had significant brokerage and is making good progress against some of the targets. H...



Health and Sport Committee 25 February 2020 [Draft] : 25 February 2020


Brian Whittle

Do you intend to publish an update of the medium-term health and social care financial framework that the committee could have a look at?

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-20979.3: Police Scotland Underfunded in Draft Budget (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 26/02/2020
Result - For: 58, Against: 54 Abstain: 6
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AgainstCarried
S5M-20979.2: Police Scotland Underfunded in Draft Budget (James Kelly)
Meeting Date: 26/02/2020
Result - For: 26, Against: 85 Abstain: 7
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-20979: Police Scotland Underfunded in Draft Budget (Liam Kerr)
Meeting Date: 26/02/2020
Result - For: 58, Against: 54 Abstain: 6
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AgainstCarried
S5M-20756: Period Products (Free Provision) (Scotland) Bill (Monica Lennon)
Meeting Date: 25/02/2020
Result - For: 112, Against: 0 Abstain: 1
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ForCarried
S5M-20882.3: Standing up for NHS Staff and Patients (Jeane Freeman)
Meeting Date: 19/02/2020
Result - For: 59, Against: 61 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-20882.1: Standing up for NHS Staff and Patients (Miles Briggs)
Meeting Date: 19/02/2020
Result - For: 120, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-20882: Standing up for NHS Staff and Patients (Monica Lennon)
Meeting Date: 19/02/2020
Result - For: 62, Against: 58 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-20716.4: No Case for Tax Increases or Further Cuts to Public Spending (Kate Forbes)
Meeting Date: 05/02/2020
Result - For: 58, Against: 57 Abstain: 1
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AgainstCarried
S5M-20716: No Case for Tax Increases or Further Cuts to Public Spending (Murdo Fraser)
Meeting Date: 05/02/2020
Result - For: 58, Against: 38 Abstain: 20
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AgainstCarried
S5M-20705: Non-Domestic Rates (Scotland) Bill (Kate Forbes)
Meeting Date: 05/02/2020
Result - For: 78, Against: 32 Abstain: 6
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AgainstCarried

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Motion S5M-21018: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 25/02/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20953: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19/02/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20896: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18/02/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20895: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18/02/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20894: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18/02/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20897: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18/02/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20730: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 04/02/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20652: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 29/01/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20215: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12/12/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20182: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 05/12/2019 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5O-04210: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 25/02/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-27579: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 24/02/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-03992: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 24/02/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-27507: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19/02/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-04149: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12/02/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-27310: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 05/02/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-27287: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 04/02/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-27286: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 04/02/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-03948: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 03/02/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-04084: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21/01/2020 Show Full Question >>

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