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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Keith Brown

Scottish National Party

MSP for Clackmannanshire and Dunblane (Constituency) 2011 - present day

Former MSP for Ochil (Constituency) 2007 - 2011

About Keith Brown

Contact details

Contact online

Committees

Cross-party groups

Keith is not a member of any cross-party groups

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Keith does not have any parliamentary or government roles

Party Roles

Keith does not have any party roles

Previous roles

Keith has had 14 previous roles

Previous roles in cross-party groups are not included in this list.

06 September 2018 - 13 December 2018

Health and Sport Committee

Member

18 May 2016 - 26 June 2018

Cabinet Secretary for Economy, Jobs and Fair Work

Scottish Government

13 November 2008 - 16 February 2009

European and External Relations Committee

Member

03 December 2008 - 22 January 2009

Scottish Parliamentary Pensions Bill Committee

Convener

13 November 2008 - 03 December 2008

Scottish Parliamentary Pensions Bill Committee

Member

14 June 2007 - 12 November 2008

European and External Relations Committee

Substitute Member

02 October 2007 - 12 November 2008

Standards Procedures and Public Appointments Committee

Convener

02 October 2007 - 12 November 2008

Conveners Group

Member

28 September 2007 - 02 October 2007

Standards Procedures and Public Appointments Committee

Member

26 June 2007 - 28 September 2007

Procedures Committee

Convener

19 June 2007 - 28 September 2007

Standards and Public Appointments Committee

Convener

19 June 2007 - 28 September 2007

Conveners Group

Member

13 June 2007 - 26 June 2007

Procedures Committee

Member

13 June 2007 - 19 June 2007

Standards and Public Appointments Committee

Member

Register of interests

Keith's register of interests

MSPs must provide details of their financial interests in the Register of Interests. They make an initial statement on becoming or being returned as an MSP. This is then updated with any changes they provide.

Here is the register for Keith Brown. The date of their initial statement was 17 May 2016.

Remuneration and related undertaking

No registrable interests

Gifts

No registrable interests

Overseas visits

No registrable interests

Controlled transactions

No registrable interests

Heritable property

No registrable interests

Interest in shares

No registrable interests

Voluntary

No registrable interests

Recent Activity

What was said

What Keith Brown has said in Parliament

These are the official transcripts of what was said by this MSP in the chamber and at committee meetings. You'll find the topic discussed and how many times this MSP has contributed to the discussion.

Chamber meeting date: 23 March 2021

European Charter of Local Self-Government (Incorporation) (Scotland) Bill

Keith Brown (Clackmannanshire and Dunblane) (SNP): "Andy Wightman introduced the bill to Parliament less than a year ago and I, too, congratulate him on bringing it to this important and historic stage…

Chamber meeting date: 17 March 2021

Covid-19 (Routine Testing of Police Officers)

2. Keith Brown (Clackmannanshire and Dunblane) (SNP): "To ask the Scottish Government what discussions the justice secretary has had with ministerial colleagues regarding offering routine Covid-19 testing to police officers. (S5O-05115)"

Local Government and Communities Committee meeting date: 17 March 2021

Pre-1989 Scottish Secure Tenants (Rights) (PE1743)

Keith Brown (Clackmannanshire and Dunblane) (SNP): "I think that that is the default position, anyway. If we do not propose any further action, the petition will not be closed but will be carried forward to the next session…

Chamber meeting date: 10 March 2021

Tourism (Clackmannanshire and Dunblane)

7. Keith Brown (Clackmannanshire and Dunblane) (SNP): "To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking to boost the tourism sector in the Clackmannanshire and Dunblane constituency. (S5O-05104)"

Local Government and Communities Committee meeting date: 10 March 2021

No Recourse to Public Funds

Keith Brown (Clackmannanshire and Dunblane) (SNP): "I will ask just one question. It has been useful to hear the occasional reference to the situation outwith Edinburgh and Glasgow…

Votes

How Keith Brown has voted in Parliament

Find out how Keith Brown has voted recently.

Motion ref. S5M-24270

Dogs (Protection of Livestock) (Amendment) (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: Emma Harper, South Scotland, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, March 24, 2021

Result 120 for, 0 against, 0 abstained, 9 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-24292

Motion of No Confidence

Submitted by: Ruth Davidson, Edinburgh Central, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Thursday, March 4, 2021

Supported by: Jeremy Balfour, Bill Bowman, Miles Briggs, Alexander Burnett, Donald Cameron, Jackson Carlaw, Peter Chapman, Maurice Corry, Murdo Fraser, Maurice Golden, Jamie Greene, Jamie Halcro Johnston, Rachael Hamilton, Alison Harris, Liam Kerr, Gordon Lindhurst, Dean Lockhart, Tom Mason, Margaret Mitchell, Edward Mountain, Oliver Mundell, John Scott, Graham Simpson, Liz Smith, Alexander Stewart, Adam Tomkins, Annie Wells, Brian Whittle
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, March 23, 2021

Result 31 for, 65 against, 27 abstained, 6 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S5M-24271

Tied Pubs (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: Neil Bibby, West Scotland, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, March 23, 2021

Result 111 for, 0 against, 0 abstained, 18 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-24238

European Charter of Local Self-Government (Incorporation) (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Independent. Date lodged: Thursday, February 25, 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, March 23, 2021

Result 114 for, 0 against, 0 abstained, 15 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-24396.1

National Mission to Reduce Drug Deaths and Harms

Submitted by: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Supported by: Donald Cameron
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, March 18, 2021

Result 43 for, 69 against, 1 abstained, 16 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motions

Written questions

Written questions Keith Brown has submitted in Parliament

These are the questions that this MSP has asked the Scottish Government about its work. It also includes any answer to these questions.

Question ref. S5W-35792

Asked by: Brown, Keith, Clackmannanshire and Dunblane, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 8 March 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how many applications have been made to the Creative, Tourism and Hospitality Hardship Fund, also broken down by how many have (a) been approved, (b) been rejected and (c) yet to be processed."

Answered by: Kate Forbes on 22 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-35798

Asked by: Brown, Keith, Clackmannanshire and Dunblane, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 8 March 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide a breakdown of the reasons that applications to the Creative, Tourism and Hospitality Hardship Fund have been rejected."

Answered by: Kate Forbes on 22 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-35797

Asked by: Brown, Keith, Clackmannanshire and Dunblane, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 8 March 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what the average award granted by the Creative, Tourism and Hospitality Hardship Fund has been."

Answered by: Kate Forbes on 22 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-34831

Asked by: Brown, Keith, Clackmannanshire and Dunblane, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28 January 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how many businesses (a) are eligible for the Small Business Bonus Scheme and (b) have been exempt from paying non-domestic rates in the financial year 2020-21 in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, in the Clackmannanshire local authority area."

Answered by: Kate Forbes on 11 February 2021

Question ref. S5W-34832

Asked by: Brown, Keith, Clackmannanshire and Dunblane, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28 January 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government (a) how many and (b) what percentage of (i) households and (ii) business premises have had access to superfast broadband since 2016."

Answered by: Paul Wheelhouse on 11 February 2021

Question ref. S5W-34835

Asked by: Brown, Keith, Clackmannanshire and Dunblane, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28 January 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how many families in the Clackmannanshire local authority area received a Baby Box since they were introduced."

Answered by: Maree Todd on 11 February 2021

Question ref. S5W-34837

Asked by: Brown, Keith, Clackmannanshire and Dunblane, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28 January 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how much funding Clackmannanshire Council has received each year in respect of the (a) Attainment Challenge and (b) Pupil Equity Fund, and how many (i) schools and (ii) pupils have been beneficiaries of this funding."

Answered by: John Swinney on 9 February 2021

Question ref. S5W-34839

Asked by: Brown, Keith, Clackmannanshire and Dunblane, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28 January 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how many households in the Clackmannanshire local authority area it anticipates will receive the £10 Child Supplement."

Answered by: Shirley-Anne Somerville on 9 February 2021

Question ref. S5W-34830

Asked by: Brown, Keith, Clackmannanshire and Dunblane, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28 January 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how many Modern Apprenticeship places have been created in the Clackmannanshire local authority area for each year since 2015."

Answered by: Jamie Hepburn on 8 February 2021

Question ref. S5W-34838

Asked by: Brown, Keith, Clackmannanshire and Dunblane, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28 January 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how many families in the Clackmannanshire local authority area have received the (a) Best Start Grant and (b) Best Start Foods."

Answered by: Shirley-Anne Somerville on 5 February 2021

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