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:

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Meeting of the Parliament 24 May 2018 [Draft] : 24 May 2018


Tavish Scott (Shetland Islands) (LD)

I thank the minister for his statement and I agree with it, because this is the right decision. <...



Education and Skills Committee 23 May 2018 [Draft] : 23 May 2018


Tavish Scott

I am told that teachers in busy, growing classes of five-year-olds, often with as many as 30, have to take an hour—not 40 minutes—to deal with particular children...



Education and Skills Committee 23 May 2018 [Draft] : 23 May 2018


Tavish Scott

Okay. I will have one final attempt—as usual this morning. The committee is assessing how your policy prescriptions might affect child poverty, and we have been t...



Education and Skills Committee 23 May 2018 [Draft] : 23 May 2018


Tavish Scott

I do not necessarily disagree. I am just puzzled about why the EIS has told us—



Education and Skills Committee 23 May 2018 [Draft] : 23 May 2018


Tavish Scott

Therefore, not much will change to an individual school’s allocation.



Education and Skills Committee 23 May 2018 [Draft] : 23 May 2018


Tavish Scott

That is fair enough. However, if there is continuity of funding, that presumes by definition that there would not be much change in an individual school’s allocat...



Education and Skills Committee 23 May 2018 [Draft] : 23 May 2018


Tavish Scott

Why do you think that headteachers are not doing that?



Education and Skills Committee 23 May 2018 [Draft] : 23 May 2018


Tavish Scott

That is fair enough. Therefore, is your guidance to every headteacher who you meet when you go around Scotland, “Please recruit PEF teachers on three-year contrac...



Education and Skills Committee 23 May 2018 [Draft] : 23 May 2018


Tavish Scott

Are you saying that headteachers are getting it wrong? They are not putting those teachers on three-year contracts, which you have suggested they could do....



Education and Skills Committee 23 May 2018 [Draft] : 23 May 2018


Tavish Scott

Why then did the Educational Institute of Scotland tell the committee in an earlier evidence session that 500 teachers who are employed directly through PEF are a...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-12342.3: Housing (Kevin Stewart)
Meeting Date: 23/05/2018
Result - For: 101, Against: 21 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-12344.2: A Fairer Scotland for Disabled People: Tackling the Employment Gap (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 22/05/2018
Result - For: 81, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-12344: A Fairer Scotland for Disabled People: Tackling the Employment Gap (Jamie Hepburn)
Meeting Date: 22/05/2018
Result - For: 81, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-12264: Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (Relief from Additional Amount) (Scotland) Bill (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 17/05/2018
Result - For: 109, Against: 1 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-12223.1: European Union (Withdrawal) Bill (Adam Tomkins)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2018
Result - For: 30, Against: 95 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-12223.2: European Union (Withdrawal) Bill (Neil Findlay)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2018
Result - For: 93, Against: 31 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-12223: European Union (Withdrawal) Bill (Michael Russell)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2018
Result - For: 93, Against: 30 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-12140.1: A Route Map to an Energy Efficient Scotland (Alexander Burnett)
Meeting Date: 10/05/2018
Result - For: 64, Against: 60 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-12140.4: A Route Map to an Energy Efficient Scotland (Pauline McNeill)
Meeting Date: 10/05/2018
Result - For: 64, Against: 60 Abstain: 0
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S5M-12140: A Route Map to an Energy Efficient Scotland (Kevin Stewart)
Meeting Date: 10/05/2018
Result - For: 65, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried

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Motion S5M-12358.3: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 22/05/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12355: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 21/05/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12286: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 16/05/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12125: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 08/05/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11982: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 30/04/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11968: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 30/04/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11801: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 23/04/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11722: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 19/04/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11650: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 16/04/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11651: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 16/04/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5O-02154: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 21/05/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16766: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 17/05/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16721: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 16/05/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16673: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 15/05/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16672: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 15/05/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16671: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 15/05/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16668: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 15/05/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16669: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 15/05/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16674: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 15/05/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16670: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 15/05/2018 Show Full Question >>

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