Keith Brown MSP

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Keith Brown MSP

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  • Member for: Clackmannanshire and Dunblane
  • Region: Mid Scotland and Fife
  • Party: Scottish National Party

Keith is a member of the following Committees:

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

Parliamentary Activities

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Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Relations Committee 01 December 2016 : 01 December 2016


Keith Brown

You will know the configuration of the Scottish Government and you will appreciate that, since the Brexit vote, there has been a substantial amount of reorganisation to ensure that the civil...



Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Relations Committee 01 December 2016 : 01 December 2016


Keith Brown

If we retain membership of the single market, it depends on the terms on which that happens. There are circumstances in which we can avoid having to do that.



Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Relations Committee 01 December 2016 : 01 December 2016


Keith Brown

Yes, if we retain membership of the EU, which we have said that we want to achieve.



Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Relations Committee 01 December 2016 : 01 December 2016


Keith Brown

It goes back to the uncertainty about how things will develop. If there is increasing reliance on bilateral agreements, EFTA countries will want to ensure that th...



Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Relations Committee 01 December 2016 : 01 December 2016


Keith Brown

It is almost our standing position that we want to have the maximum possible role. You are right about Canada. It is a confederal system, in which the provinces h...



Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Relations Committee 01 December 2016 : 01 December 2016


Keith Brown

In future, yes. The CETA negotiation was carried out by EU negotiators who are pretty experienced. Unfortunately, we did not carry out that negotiation. CETA has ...



Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Relations Committee 01 December 2016 : 01 December 2016


Keith Brown

Yes. I suppose that understanding that that is a potential outcome is one of the things that underlie the activities that we are undertaking. As I said, we cannot...



Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Relations Committee 01 December 2016 : 01 December 2016


Keith Brown

Yes, and we have agreed to have further meetings. That agreement was easier to achieve than agreement in many other areas with the UK Government. However, we had ...



Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Relations Committee 01 December 2016 : 01 December 2016


Keith Brown

Jackson Carlaw is right to say that, whatever scenario transpires, we must make the best of it and work within it. However, I am not sure that I would describe ou...



Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Relations Committee 01 December 2016 : 01 December 2016


Keith Brown

Engagement with the UK Government has been quite frustrating in a number of areas. DEFRA, however, has previously engaged with devolved Administrations, so that r...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-02919.1: Support for Scotland’s Renewables (Alexander Burnett)
Meeting Date: 06/12/2016
Result - For: 30, Against: 91 Abstain: 0
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S5M-02919.4: Support for Scotland’s Renewables (Mark Ruskell)
Meeting Date: 06/12/2016
Result - For: 6, Against: 97 Abstain: 18
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S5M-02919: Support for Scotland’s Renewables (Paul Wheelhouse)
Meeting Date: 06/12/2016
Result - For: 92, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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S5M-02835: Approval of SSI (Joe FitzPatrick)
Meeting Date: 06/12/2016
Result - For: 91, Against: 30 Abstain: 0
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S5M-02820.1: Recognising 16 Days of Action to End Violence Against Women and Girls (Douglas Ross)
Meeting Date: 01/12/2016
Result - For: 28, Against: 86 Abstain: 0
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S5M-02809.3: Education (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 30/11/2016
Result - For: 62, Against: 61 Abstain: 0
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S5M-02809: Education (Ross Greer)
Meeting Date: 30/11/2016
Result - For: 83, Against: 34 Abstain: 6
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S5M-02804.2: Local Democracy (Kevin Stewart)
Meeting Date: 30/11/2016
Result - For: 61, Against: 61 Abstain: 0, Casting Vote: Against
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S5M-02804.1: Local Democracy (Graham Simpson)
Meeting Date: 30/11/2016
Result - For: 92, Against: 31 Abstain: 0
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S5M-02804: Local Democracy (Andy Wightman)
Meeting Date: 30/11/2016
Result - For: 96, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
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Motion S5M-02488: Keith Brown, Clackmannanshire and Dunblane, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 14/11/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-02099: Keith Brown, Clackmannanshire and Dunblane, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 24/10/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-01531: Keith Brown, Clackmannanshire and Dunblane, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/09/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-00448.3: Keith Brown, Clackmannanshire and Dunblane, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 14/06/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-00212: Keith Brown, Clackmannanshire and Dunblane, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/05/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-15451: Keith Brown, Clackmannanshire and Dunblane, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26/01/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-14681: Keith Brown, Clackmannanshire and Dunblane, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 02/11/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-13045: Keith Brown, Clackmannanshire and Dunblane, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28/04/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12382: Keith Brown, Clackmannanshire and Dunblane, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23/02/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12034: Keith Brown, Clackmannanshire and Dunblane, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12/01/2015 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S3O-05525: Keith Brown, Ochil, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 15/01/2009 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-19006: Keith Brown, Ochil, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 15/12/2008 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-19091: Keith Brown, Ochil, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 15/12/2008 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-18005: Keith Brown, Ochil, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20/11/2008 Show Full Question >>
Question S3O-04813: Keith Brown, Ochil, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13/11/2008 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-17553: Keith Brown, Ochil, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/11/2008 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-17539: Keith Brown, Ochil, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/11/2008 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-16864: Keith Brown, Ochil, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 07/10/2008 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-16691: Keith Brown, Ochil, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 01/10/2008 Show Full Question >>
Question S3W-16623: Keith Brown, Ochil, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 30/09/2008 Show Full Question >>

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