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Meeting of the Parliament 19 April 2018 Business until 13:28 : 19 April 2018


Brian Whittle

I associate myself with the First Minister’s comments on the amazing efforts of our athletes and I take the opportunity to recognise the governing bodies, clubs, ...



Meeting of the Parliament 19 April 2018 Business until 13:28 : 19 April 2018


5. Brian Whittle (South Scotland) (Con)

To ask the First Minister, in light of Scotland’s success at the Commonwealth games, what the Scottish Government is doing to ensure that there is opportunity for all to participate in sport...



Meeting of the Parliament 18 April 2018 [Draft] : 18 April 2018


Brian Whittle (South Scotland) (Con)

I, too, congratulate Kenny Gibson on securing time for the chamber to debate what is a hugely interesting topic, on which I am delighted to be able to contribute....



Public Petitions Committee 29 March 2018 [Draft] : 29 March 2018


Brian Whittle

Of all the petitions that we have dealt with, this one has probably impacted me the most personally. It is one of the most important petitions that we have had. As my colleague Michelle Ball...



Public Petitions Committee 29 March 2018 [Draft] : 29 March 2018


Brian Whittle

We could take Angus MacDonald’s suggestion further, as I am convinced that Stena Line, for example, would host such a meeting at its headquarters. That would allow the committee, if it was s...



Public Petitions Committee 29 March 2018 [Draft] : 29 March 2018


Brian Whittle

It is not just about the area’s economy. There is a knock-on effect. For example, consideration is being given to ending cancer treatment at Ayr hospital, with the service moving to Crosshou...



Public Petitions Committee 29 March 2018 [Draft] : 29 March 2018


Brian Whittle

It has been answered in one line, which basically says, “No plans”. As you know, convener, Finlay Carson and I have been quite vociferous in tackling the issue. I met Stena Line recently to ...



Public Petitions Committee 29 March 2018 [Draft] : 29 March 2018


Brian Whittle

Is it possible to leave the petition open and for the petitioner to submit a separate petition on the back of the report? If we do that, do we get the best of both worlds?



Public Petitions Committee 29 March 2018 [Draft] : 29 March 2018


Brian Whittle

The initial response is always that we must keep the petition open because we need to respond to the issues raised in it. On reflection, I think that it is important that any future delibera...



Public Petitions Committee 29 March 2018 [Draft] : 29 March 2018


Brian Whittle

We should certainly give the Health and Sport Committee cognisance of this particular petition. I would like us to write to the Health and Sport Committee and give it details of this petitio...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-11347.1: Scotland’s Support for the (UNESCO) Convention for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage (Rachael Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 29/03/2018
Result - For: 27, Against: 78 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-11289.2: Better Buses (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2018
Result - For: 63, Against: 51 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-11289: Better Buses (John Finnie)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2018
Result - For: 109, Against: 0 Abstain: 5
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ForCarried
S5M-11290.2.1: Scrap the Council Tax (Murdo Fraser)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2018
Result - For: 28, Against: 86 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-11290.2: Scrap the Council Tax (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2018
Result - For: 86, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-11290.1: Scrap the Council Tax (James Kelly)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2018
Result - For: 23, Against: 91 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-11290: Scrap the Council Tax (Andy Wightman)
Meeting Date: 28/03/2018
Result - For: 86, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-11160.1: Building Greater Fairness in the Workplace (Dean Lockhart)
Meeting Date: 22/03/2018
Result - For: 25, Against: 76 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-11160.3: Building Greater Fairness in the Workplace (Jackie Baillie)
Meeting Date: 22/03/2018
Result - For: 21, Against: 80 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-11160: Building Greater Fairness in the Workplace (Jamie Hepburn)
Meeting Date: 22/03/2018
Result - For: 76, Against: 25 Abstain: 0
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Motion S5M-11001: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 14/03/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-10983: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 13/03/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-10985: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 13/03/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-10832: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 06/03/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-10793: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 05/03/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-10760: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 28/02/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-10761: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 28/02/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-10773: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 01/03/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-10762: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 28/02/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-10765: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 28/02/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-16035: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 17/04/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-02225: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16/04/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-15865: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 11/04/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-15766: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 29/03/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-15639: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 23/03/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-01961: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21/03/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-15465: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 20/03/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-15277: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 14/03/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-15274: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 14/03/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-15272: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 14/03/2018 Show Full Question >>

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