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

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Meeting of the Parliament 24 May 2017 [Draft] : 24 May 2017


Keith Brown

Procurement is of course dealt with by my colleague Derek Mackay, but from my previous involvement in procurement I am aware that the European procurement regulat...



Meeting of the Parliament 24 May 2017 [Draft] : 24 May 2017


Keith Brown

Clare Adamson is right that, in all such projects, the safety of the workforce is of paramount importance. The Forth crossing bridge constructors consortium has c...



Meeting of the Parliament 24 May 2017 [Draft] : 24 May 2017


Keith Brown

I think that Peter Chapman has heard both from the contractors and from the board of the company that oversees the contract that the bridge is scheduled to open b...



Meeting of the Parliament 24 May 2017 [Draft] : 24 May 2017


The Cabinet Secretary for Economy, Jobs and Fair Work (Keith Brown)

I last met Michael Martin and David Climie of the Queensferry crossing construction team on Friday 19 May, when I visited the site to view the significant progres...



Meeting of the Parliament 24 May 2017 [Draft] : 24 May 2017


Keith Brown

It is a fair point. At least part of the explanation—perhaps a large part of it—lies in the fact that around 35 per cent of those foreign direct investments invol...



Meeting of the Parliament 24 May 2017 [Draft] : 24 May 2017


Keith Brown

My earlier response, arguing against a hard border—which the Tories are talking up—recognised the importance of the UK market to Scotland and of the Scottish mark...



Meeting of the Parliament 24 May 2017 [Draft] : 24 May 2017


Keith Brown

If it does understand, it shows no signs of it. John Mason is absolutely right about the critical importance of EU nationals, not least in the sectors that he men...



Meeting of the Parliament 24 May 2017 [Draft] : 24 May 2017


Keith Brown

We have no proposals, and see no reason, for there to be a hard border between Scotland and the rest of the UK. It surprises me that a Conservative Party that cla...



Meeting of the Parliament 24 May 2017 [Draft] : 24 May 2017


Keith Brown

As I have mentioned, the latest figures from the EY attractiveness survey confirm that 2016 was a record-breaking year for foreign direct investment into Scotland...



Meeting of the Parliament 24 May 2017 [Draft] : 24 May 2017


The Cabinet Secretary for Economy, Jobs and Fair Work (Keith Brown)

There are around 1,000 EU-owned companies in Scotland and they employ over 127,000 people. Membership of the single market is vital in securing that investment. According to the Ernst & ...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-05767: Approval of SSI (Joe FitzPatrick)
Meeting Date: 25/05/2017
Result - For: 50, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-05603.3: Fisheries (Fergus Ewing)
Meeting Date: 17/05/2017
Result - For: 83, Against: 27 Abstain: 1
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ForCarried
S5M-05603.2: Fisheries (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 17/05/2017
Result - For: 83, Against: 27 Abstain: 1
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ForCarried
S5M-05603: Fisheries (Peter Chapman)
Meeting Date: 17/05/2017
Result - For: 83, Against: 27 Abstain: 1
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ForCarried
S5M-05594.2: A Fairer Scotland for Disabled People (Adam Tomkins)
Meeting Date: 16/05/2017
Result - For: 25, Against: 74 Abstain: 0
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S5M-05594.1: A Fairer Scotland for Disabled People (Alex Rowley)
Meeting Date: 16/05/2017
Result - For: 74, Against: 25 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-05594: A Fairer Scotland for Disabled People (Jeane Freeman)
Meeting Date: 16/05/2017
Result - For: 74, Against: 25 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-05479.3: Scrap the NHS Pay Cap (Shona Robison)
Meeting Date: 10/05/2017
Result - For: 62, Against: 55 Abstain: 0
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S5M-05479: Scrap the NHS Pay Cap (Anas Sarwar)
Meeting Date: 10/05/2017
Result - For: 62, Against: 55 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-05423: Railway Policing (Scotland) Bill (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 09/05/2017
Result - For: 66, Against: 44 Abstain: 0
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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Motion S5M-05185: Keith Brown, Clackmannanshire and Dunblane, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18/04/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05172.3: Keith Brown, Clackmannanshire and Dunblane, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18/04/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-04919.2: Keith Brown, Clackmannanshire and Dunblane, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28/03/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-03438.2: Keith Brown, Clackmannanshire and Dunblane, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/01/2017 Show Full Motion >>
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 >>
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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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