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 (Virtual) 23 July 2020 : 23 July 2020


Brian Whittle (South Scotland) (Con)

We know that councils have been paying for key worker childcare hubs from the original 1,140 hours budget. Will councils be reimbursed for that, to make sure that...



Meeting of the Parliament (Virtual) 16 July 2020 [Draft] : 16 July 2020


Brian Whittle (South Scotland) (Con)

We know that children are not under the trained eyes of teachers daily, and there is concern about the children who live in the most challenging of circumstances. Teachers are trying to keep...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 25 June 2020 [Draft] : 25 June 2020


Brian Whittle (South Scotland) (Con)

NHS boards have been reporting that, even after lockdown ends, because of the increased safety measures that they will have to put in place, they will be able to ...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 24 June 2020 [Draft] : 24 June 2020


Brian Whittle (South Scotland) (Con)

I am pleased to be able to speak in this stage 1 debate. As members have pointed out, the bill is quite technical; as such, it w...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 24 June 2020 [Draft] : 24 June 2020


Brian Whittle

I know that the First Minister is aware of the importance of being active, especially within a social environment, and that it i...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 24 June 2020 [Draft] : 24 June 2020


6. Brian Whittle (South Scotland) (Con)

To ask the First Minister how the Scottish Government will support community sport restarting as lockdown restrictions are lifted. (S5F-04254)



Health and Sport Committee 23 June 2020 [Draft] : 23 June 2020


Brian Whittle

I apologise, cabinet secretary—I should have asked this with my initial questions. You will know of my interest in ensuring that we have the correct technology to deliver on Government polic...



Health and Sport Committee 23 June 2020 [Draft] : 23 June 2020


Brian Whittle

Given the lack of consensus between organisations on retention timescales, will they be subject to regular review? Will the bill contain a provision on that?

Health and Sport Committee 23 June 2020 [Draft] : 23 June 2020


Brian Whittle

As has been mentioned, we heard some incredibly compelling evidence from victims of sexual crimes. Will you consider victims’ views in making a decision of that nature?



Health and Sport Committee 23 June 2020 [Draft] : 23 June 2020


Brian Whittle

I will move on to a question about retention services and the retention periods for evidence that is collected from forensic medical examinations. I should probab...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-22119.3: Advisory Group on Economic Recovery Recommendations (Andy Wightman)
Meeting Date: 23/06/2020
Result - For: 52, Against: 12 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-22119: Advisory Group on Economic Recovery Recommendations (Fiona Hyslop)
Meeting Date: 23/06/2020
Result - For: 52, Against: 12 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-22115: Civil Partnership (Scotland) Bill (Shirley-Anne Somerville)
Meeting Date: 23/06/2020
Result - For: 64, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 33
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 22, Against: 56 Abstain: 1
AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 35
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 42, Against: 38 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 36
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 21, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 37
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 21, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 38
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 21, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 39
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 61, Against: 19 Abstain: 0
AgainstCarried
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 40
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 21, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
AgainstDefeated

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Motion S5M-22276: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 15/07/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22169: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 26/06/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22012: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10/06/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21879: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 29/05/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21789: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18/05/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21741: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 13/05/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21531: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22/04/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21532: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22/04/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21423: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 08/04/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21250: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 13/03/2020 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-30886: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22/07/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-30885: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22/07/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-30793: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 17/07/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-30783: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 17/07/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-30782: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 17/07/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-30274: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 26/06/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-30273: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 26/06/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-30272: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 26/06/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-04254: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22/06/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-04233: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 15/06/2020 Show Full Question >>

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