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 13 June 2018 [Draft] : 13 June 2018


Brian Whittle (South Scotland) (Con)

I thank Graeme Dey for securing time for the debate. The topic is hugely important and has ramifications for many other subjects...



Meeting of the Parliament 13 June 2018 [Draft] : 13 June 2018


Brian Whittle

I am in my last minute. In conclusion, the...



Meeting of the Parliament 13 June 2018 [Draft] : 13 June 2018


Brian Whittle

—that the demand for such services has gone up?



Meeting of the Parliament 13 June 2018 [Draft] : 13 June 2018


Brian Whittle

I am not taking any interventions. How can...



Meeting of the Parliament 13 June 2018 [Draft] : 13 June 2018


Brian Whittle (South Scotland) (Con)

I refer members to my entry in the register of members’ interests. I have a close family member who is a healthcare professional in the Scottish NHS. ...



Meeting of the Parliament 13 June 2018 [Draft] : 13 June 2018


Brian Whittle

Of course, the recent report would argue that school meals are not of the highest quality. Can I help the cabinet secretary in relation to his consultation? What ...



Meeting of the Parliament 13 June 2018 [Draft] : 13 June 2018


13. Brian Whittle (South Scotland) (Con)

To ask the Scottish Government what it is doing to ensure that school meals are of the highest quality and that the uptake of these is maximised. (S5O-02219)



Meeting of the Parliament 13 June 2018 [Draft] : 13 June 2018


Brian Whittle (South Scotland) (Con)

The report begins to reveal the Scottish Government’s standard of response, and it is starting to slip. I have personal experience of the lengths that the Government will go to to ignore req...



Health and Sport Committee 12 June 2018 : 12 June 2018


Brian Whittle

In bringing mental health much more to the fore and according it parity with physical health, it seems to me that we are encouraging more people to come forward b...



Health and Sport Committee 12 June 2018 : 12 June 2018


Brian Whittle (South Scotland) (Con)

Good morning, panel, and thank you for coming in. Even in my short time in this place, the change in attitude towards mental health issues has been quite remarkable. There is a long way to g...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-12706.4: Health (Maureen Watt)
Meeting Date: 13/06/2018
Result - For: 62, Against: 62 Abstain: 0, Casting Vote: Against
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S5M-12706: Health (Alex Cole-Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 13/06/2018
Result - For: 62, Against: 0 Abstain: 62
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S5M-12708.4: Finance and the Constitution (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 13/06/2018
Result - For: 68, Against: 56 Abstain: 0
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S5M-12708: Finance and the Constitution (Willie Rennie)
Meeting Date: 13/06/2018
Result - For: 67, Against: 56 Abstain: 0
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S5M-12741: Approval of SSI (Joe FitzPatrick)
Meeting Date: 13/06/2018
Result - For: 103, Against: 21 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-12690.2: Improving the Lives of Scotland’s Gypsy/Travellers (John Finnie)
Meeting Date: 12/06/2018
Result - For: 76, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-12573: Historical Sexual Offences (Pardons and Disregards) (Scotland) Bill (Michael Matheson)
Meeting Date: 06/06/2018
Result - For: 119, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-12483: Housing (Amendment) (Scotland) Bill (Kevin Stewart)
Meeting Date: 31/05/2018
Result - For: 114, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
SP Bill 15: Islands (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 17
Meeting Date: 30/05/2018
Result - For: 94, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
AgainstCarried
SP Bill 15: Islands (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 8
Meeting Date: 30/05/2018
Result - For: 89, Against: 34 Abstain: 0
AgainstCarried

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Motion S5M-12874: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19/06/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12619: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 06/06/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12500: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 30/05/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12225: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 14/05/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11983: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 30/04/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11967.2: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 30/04/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11780: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 20/04/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11781: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 20/04/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11721: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19/04/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11001: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 14/03/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-17237: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 13/06/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17233: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 13/06/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02267: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 13/06/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17106: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 06/06/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02219: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 06/06/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16949: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 29/05/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16883: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 24/05/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02163: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22/05/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16846: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22/05/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16797: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 17/05/2018 Show Full Question >>

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