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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Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Relations Committee 28 June 2018 [Draft] : 28 June 2018


Tavish Scott

All right. I will give up.



Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Relations Committee 28 June 2018 [Draft] : 28 June 2018


Tavish Scott

That is not what I asked.



Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Relations Committee 28 June 2018 [Draft] : 28 June 2018


Tavish Scott

Crystal Amber refused to come in front of this committee. That was of concern to us, obviously, but would it concern you, as the regulator? What would it have to ...



Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Relations Committee 28 June 2018 [Draft] : 28 June 2018


Tavish Scott

Okay. Thank you.



Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Relations Committee 28 June 2018 [Draft] : 28 June 2018


Tavish Scott

Do you not do scenario planning?



Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Relations Committee 28 June 2018 [Draft] : 28 June 2018


Tavish Scott

You are right to say that we are dealing with hypotheticals, but the one certainty is that an activist investor, which buys companies in order to sell them, has i...



Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Relations Committee 28 June 2018 [Draft] : 28 June 2018


Tavish Scott

Would it be acceptable if ITV took it over?



Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Relations Committee 28 June 2018 [Draft] : 28 June 2018


Tavish Scott

Mr Preston, you made a point about plurality. What do you mean by that in the context of STV? Does it have to remain an independent company?



Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Relations Committee 28 June 2018 [Draft] : 28 June 2018


Tavish Scott

That is the official position, but you recognise that there is a lot of open discussion about this.



Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Relations Committee 28 June 2018 [Draft] : 28 June 2018


Tavish Scott

We were not necessarily persuaded by his evidence.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
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
S5M-12891.2: World Refugee Day: Supporting People to Settle in Scotland (Michelle Ballantyne)
Meeting Date: 21/06/2018
Result - For: 20, Against: 81 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-12891.1: World Refugee Day: Supporting People to Settle in Scotland (Ross Greer)
Meeting Date: 21/06/2018
Result - For: 81, Against: 0 Abstain: 20
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-12861.2: Review of Government FoI Handling and Record Keeping (Joe FitzPatrick)
Meeting Date: 20/06/2018
Result - For: 66, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-12706.4: Health (Maureen Watt)
Meeting Date: 13/06/2018
Result - For: 62, Against: 62 Abstain: 0, Casting Vote: Against
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-12706: Health (Alex Cole-Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 13/06/2018
Result - For: 62, Against: 0 Abstain: 62
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ForCarried
S5M-12708.4: Finance and the Constitution (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 13/06/2018
Result - For: 68, Against: 56 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-12708: Finance and the Constitution (Willie Rennie)
Meeting Date: 13/06/2018
Result - For: 67, Against: 56 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-12741: Approval of SSI (Joe FitzPatrick)
Meeting Date: 13/06/2018
Result - For: 103, Against: 21 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-12690.2: Improving the Lives of Scotland’s Gypsy/Travellers (John Finnie)
Meeting Date: 12/06/2018
Result - For: 76, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried

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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 >>
Motion S5M-12579: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 05/06/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12460: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 29/05/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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 >>
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Question S5W-17619: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 05/07/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17617: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 05/07/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17618: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 05/07/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17595: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 03/07/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17491: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 26/06/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17347: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 19/06/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02294: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 18/06/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17248: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 13/06/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17072: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 05/06/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17036: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 04/06/2018 Show Full Question >>

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