Brian Whittle MSP

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

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Parliamentary Activities

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Health and Sport Committee 20 February 2018 [Draft] : 20 February 2018


Brian Whittle

It seems to me that we are always coming across the issue that Kenryck Lloyd-Jones described. A little pilot scheme comes along and proves that we can spend less ...



Health and Sport Committee 20 February 2018 [Draft] : 20 February 2018


Brian Whittle

I have a quick follow-up question. As Ruchir Shah mentioned, we have an ambition to be more open and transparent, and to allow more people into the decision-makin...



Health and Sport Committee 20 February 2018 [Draft] : 20 February 2018


Brian Whittle

Is there a need for patients, the public and the third sector to have a bigger role in NHS governance? Is there distance between the boards and the general public...



Health and Sport Committee 20 February 2018 [Draft] : 20 February 2018


Brian Whittle (South Scotland) (Con)

Good morning. I am a South Scotland MSP.



Health and Sport Committee 06 February 2018 : 06 February 2018


Brian Whittle

Just to clarify, cabinet secretary, I was not blaming anyone; I was merely passing on the view of care homes that, although you might have put money aside to pay ...



Health and Sport Committee 06 February 2018 : 06 February 2018


Brian Whittle

Cabinet secretary, as you have suggested, and as we heard from the previous witnesses, the evolution of the services in care hom...



Health and Sport Committee 06 February 2018 : 06 February 2018


Brian Whittle

Correct me if I am wrong, but not that many decades ago, care homes were seen almost as granny farms. Nowadays, people are going into care homes much later in lif...



Health and Sport Committee 06 February 2018 : 06 February 2018


Brian Whittle

The previous panel helpfully pointed out that most of us will end up requiring some kind of intervention from the social care market—some of us sooner rather than...



Health and Sport Committee 06 February 2018 : 06 February 2018


Brian Whittle

Euan Paterson and Professor Anderson have both touched on this but, as we all know, smoking gives you cancer. Despite the great work that has been done in Scotlan...



Health and Sport Committee 06 February 2018 : 06 February 2018


Brian Whittle

That led to where I wanted to go. We are asking our GPs to do more and more.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-10571.3: Scotland’s Population Needs and Migration Policy (Jackson Carlaw)
Meeting Date: 22/02/2018
Result - For: 26, Against: 82 Abstain: 0
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S5M-10571.2: Scotland’s Population Needs and Migration Policy (Willie Rennie)
Meeting Date: 22/02/2018
Result - For: 4, Against: 104 Abstain: 0
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S5M-10571: Scotland’s Population Needs and Migration Policy (Fiona Hyslop)
Meeting Date: 22/02/2018
Result - For: 78, Against: 30 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-10518: Budget (Scotland) (No.2) Bill (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 21/02/2018
Result - For: 70, Against: 56 Abstain: 0
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S5M-10397: Scottish Rate Resolution (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 20/02/2018
Result - For: 67, Against: 50 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-10307.1: Stemming the Plastic Tide: Action to Tackle the Impact of Single-use Plastics on Land and in our Seas (Maurice Golden)
Meeting Date: 07/02/2018
Result - For: 34, Against: 62 Abstain: 26
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ForDefeated
SP Bill 8: Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 10
Meeting Date: 01/02/2018
Result - For: 90, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 8: Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 11
Meeting Date: 01/02/2018
Result - For: 89, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
S5M-10218: Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Bill (Michael Matheson)
Meeting Date: 01/02/2018
Result - For: 118, Against: 1 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-10183.1: Budget (Scotland) (No.2) Bill (Murdo Fraser)
Meeting Date: 31/01/2018
Result - For: 30, Against: 95 Abstain: 0
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Motion S5M-10620: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22/02/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-10581: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21/02/2018 R Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-10436: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12/02/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-10187: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 30/01/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-09789.2: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 09/01/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-09561: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 13/12/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-09551: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12/12/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-09518: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12/12/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-09484: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 08/12/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-09486: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 08/12/2017 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-14559: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 08/02/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-14416: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 05/02/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-14417: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 05/02/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-13747: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 09/01/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-13642: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21/12/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-13462: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 14/12/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-13461: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 14/12/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-13460: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 14/12/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-01599: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 06/12/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-13137: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 30/11/2017 Show Full Question >>

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