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:

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Parliamentary Activities

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Meeting of the Parliament 12 December 2018 [Draft] : 12 December 2018


Brian Whittle

Scotland’s cities have some magnificent national stadium venues. However, with so many local venues closing their doors, access is difficult, especially in rural ...



Meeting of the Parliament 12 December 2018 [Draft] : 12 December 2018


10. Brian Whittle (South Scotland) (Con)

To ask the Scottish Government what it is doing to ensure that sport and physical activity are available to all, irrespective of background or personal circumstances. (S5O-02678) ...



Public Petitions Committee 06 December 2018 [Draft] : 06 December 2018


Brian Whittle

The numbers are not big. In practice, we could work out quite simply the costs and requirements for people. If we can tease that out, we can ask the Scottish and ...



Public Petitions Committee 06 December 2018 [Draft] : 06 December 2018


Brian Whittle

The petition has exercised my mind quite a lot. As we know, the issue is a bit of a political hot potato—if I can put it that way. That aside, we definitely need ...



Public Petitions Committee 06 December 2018 [Draft] : 06 December 2018


Brian Whittle

I thank the petitioner for lodging the petition, which links to a great deal of the work that is being done on health in the Parliament. Generally speaking, I am ...



Public Petitions Committee 06 December 2018 [Draft] : 06 December 2018


Brian Whittle

We are.



Public Petitions Committee 06 December 2018 [Draft] : 06 December 2018


Brian Whittle

The national transport strategy, which is currently under way, is not due to be published until the end of this parliamentary session. I would be keen to explore ...



Public Petitions Committee 06 December 2018 [Draft] : 06 December 2018


Brian Whittle

What about the Law Society?



Public Petitions Committee 06 December 2018 [Draft] : 06 December 2018


Brian Whittle

Far be it from me to disagree with Mr MacDonald, but the part that makes me slightly uncomfortable is asking the general practitioner to turn up at court. GPs hav...



Public Petitions Committee 06 December 2018 [Draft] : 06 December 2018


Brian Whittle

If I am reading the petition correctly, what the petitioner is talking about is people abusing the system, or working the system. I am sure that we are all aware ...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-15126.3: Demonstrating Leadership in Human Rights (Mary Fee)
Meeting Date: 13/12/2018
Result - For: 30, Against: 83 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-15126.2: Demonstrating Leadership in Human Rights (Alex Cole-Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 13/12/2018
Result - For: 88, Against: 0 Abstain: 24
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-15126: Demonstrating Leadership in Human Rights (Christina McKelvie)
Meeting Date: 13/12/2018
Result - For: 89, Against: 0 Abstain: 24
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-14447: Pow of Inchaffray Drainage Commission (Scotland) Bill (Tom Arthur)
Meeting Date: 13/12/2018
Result - For: 112, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-15096.4: Sea Fisheries and End of Year Negotiations (Peter Chapman)
Meeting Date: 11/12/2018
Result - For: 26, Against: 83 Abstain: 1
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-15096.1: Sea Fisheries and End of Year Negotiations (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 11/12/2018
Result - For: 84, Against: 26 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-15096.3: Sea Fisheries and End of Year Negotiations (Mark Ruskell)
Meeting Date: 11/12/2018
Result - For: 62, Against: 31 Abstain: 17
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-15096: Sea Fisheries and End of Year Negotiations (Fergus Ewing)
Meeting Date: 11/12/2018
Result - For: 67, Against: 26 Abstain: 17
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-15032: Protecting Our Interests: Scotland's Response to the UK Government and EU's Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration (Michael Russell)
Meeting Date: 05/12/2018
Result - For: 92, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-15017: Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill - UK Legislation (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 04/12/2018
Result - For: 100, Against: 7 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried

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Motion S5M-14930: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 27/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14811: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14780: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 15/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14779: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 15/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14778: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 15/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14749.1: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 14/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14606: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 02/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14504: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 29/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14403: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14266: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 09/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Question S5O-02678: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 05/12/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20292: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 29/11/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20087: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21/11/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02610: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21/11/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02542: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 07/11/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-02759: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 05/11/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02533: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 31/10/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19620: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 25/10/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19619: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 25/10/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-19618: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 25/10/2018 Show Full Question >>

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