Tavish Scott MSP

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Tavish Scott MSP

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  • Member for: Shetland Islands
  • Region: Highlands and Islands
  • Party: Scottish Liberal Democrats

Tavish is a member of the following Committees:

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

Parliamentary Activities

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Meeting of the Parliament 19 September 2018 [Draft] : 19 September 2018


Tavish Scott

We will see—we will all cast a close eye on that. I think that the word used was “average”, but we will be happy to look at the evidence on that. All that I am sa...



Meeting of the Parliament 19 September 2018 [Draft] : 19 September 2018


Tavish Scott

Mr Mason would do well to read the curriculum for excellence guidelines for the three to six-year-old programme and he would understand the answer to that questio...



Meeting of the Parliament 19 September 2018 [Draft] : 19 September 2018


Tavish Scott (Shetland Islands) (LD)

I thank Liz Smith for bringing this debate to the chamber today. If the Scottish Government had been sure of its ground, it could have introduced the debate at an...



Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Relations Committee 06 September 2018 [Draft] : 06 September 2018


Tavish Scott

You recognise that export businesses of every kind—big, small or whatever—apart from the ones that are only now waking up to the issue, which you mentioned, are asking how they will survive ...



Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Relations Committee 06 September 2018 [Draft] : 06 September 2018


Tavish Scott

I am not suggesting that it is easy, and I do not think that anyone on this committee would do so. However, I am arguing that, rather than saying that we cannot do anything because we do not...



Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Relations Committee 06 September 2018 [Draft] : 06 September 2018


Tavish Scott

I entirely accept all of that. You make a fair point about langoustines from Tarbert. In the Financial Times today, we read that the ports in the north-east of England are investing money in...



Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Relations Committee 06 September 2018 [Draft] : 06 September 2018


Tavish Scott

I do not dissent from any of that, and I could enter into flights of rhetoric about the politics of it, but I am trying to divorce that from the practicalities of being a fishing skipper in ...



Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Relations Committee 06 September 2018 [Draft] : 06 September 2018


Tavish Scott

That is the politics back. I think this is about practical issues for businesses the length and breadth of Scotland.



Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Relations Committee 06 September 2018 [Draft] : 06 September 2018


Tavish Scott (Shetland Islands) (LD)

I did not want to leave the European Union either, Mr Russell, but we are going to do that. Similarly, on the no-deal scenario, to follow Claire Baker’s very fair line of questioning, I thin...



Meeting of the Parliament 06 September 2018 [Draft] : 06 September 2018


Tavish Scott

When the Parliament votes to stop the testing of four and five-year-olds in primary 1 classes across Scotland, will the Government accept that decision?

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-13995.1: Violence Reduction in Scotland, Progress and Future Priorities (Liam Kerr)
Meeting Date: 20/09/2018
Result - For: 27, Against: 86 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-13995: Violence Reduction in Scotland, Progress and Future Priorities (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 20/09/2018
Result - For: 86, Against: 0 Abstain: 26
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-13945.1: Primary 1 Tests (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 19/09/2018
Result - For: 61, Against: 63 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-13945: Primary 1 Tests (Liz Smith)
Meeting Date: 19/09/2018
Result - For: 63, Against: 61 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-13876.1: Celebrating Scotland’s Food and Drink Success Story (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 13/09/2018
Result - For: 62, Against: 58 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-13876.2: Celebrating Scotland’s Food and Drink Success Story (Mike Rumbles)
Meeting Date: 13/09/2018
Result - For: 117, Against: 0 Abstain: 2
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S5M-13876: Celebrating Scotland’s Food and Drink Success Story (Fergus Ewing)
Meeting Date: 13/09/2018
Result - For: 62, Against: 0 Abstain: 58
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-13813.2: The Social Enterprise World Forum 2018 (Monica Lennon)
Meeting Date: 11/09/2018
Result - For: 88, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-13813: The Social Enterprise World Forum 2018 (Aileen Campbell)
Meeting Date: 11/09/2018
Result - For: 88, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-12943: Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee's 5th Report, 2018 (Session 5) (Clare Haughey)
Meeting Date: 27/06/2018
Result - For: 101, Against: 0 Abstain: 6
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ForCarried

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Motion S5M-13965: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 18/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13964: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 18/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13850: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 11/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13718: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 04/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13719: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 04/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13619: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 23/08/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13618: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 23/08/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-13224: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 18/07/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12799: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 14/06/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12720: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 11/06/2018 R Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-18918: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 20/09/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18848: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 14/09/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18722: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 11/09/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18726: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 11/09/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18730: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 11/09/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18724: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 11/09/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18735: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 11/09/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18729: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 11/09/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18728: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 11/09/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-18723: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 11/09/2018 Show Full Question >>

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