Brian Whittle MSP

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Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 01 December 2020 : 01 December 2020


Brian Whittle (South Scotland) (Con)

I thank Mark Griffin for securing the debate, and I thank all the organisations that sent us briefings.



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 01 December 2020 : 01 December 2020


Brian Whittle

I was going to come on to say that it is a complicated issue and it is not straightforward. I am not suggesting that I have an answer. What I want to see on the back of the inquiry is the me...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 01 December 2020 : 01 December 2020


Brian Whittle (South Scotland) (Con)

As if I would overegg it, Presiding Officer.



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 25 November 2020 [Draft] : 25 November 2020


Brian Whittle (South Scotland) (Con)

I would like some clarification of the cabinet secretary’s answer to Donald Cameron’s question. I appreciate that she cannot make it mandatory for everyone to take a test, but will the cabin...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 25 November 2020 [Draft] : 25 November 2020


Brian Whittle

The cabinet secretary will, of course, be aware of the recent announcement at the HALO project, where the UK kickstart scheme has invested £1.5 million to have 20...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 25 November 2020 [Draft] : 25 November 2020


2. Brian Whittle (South Scotland) (Con)

To ask the Scottish Government what discussions it has had with the United Kingdom Government regarding a potential collaboration between its youth guarantee initiative and the UK kickstart ...



Health and Sport Committee 24 November 2020 [Draft] : 24 November 2020


Brian Whittle

Joanna MacDonald highlighted that the system is complex and that you work in a sector that is highly regulated. How do we balance that with the introduction of creativity, innovation and fai...



Health and Sport Committee 24 November 2020 [Draft] : 24 November 2020


Brian Whittle

I thank the panel for those answers. A couple of things stuck out for me in relation to removing barriers and constraints. How do we continue that innovation and improvement? What lessons ca...



Health and Sport Committee 24 November 2020 [Draft] : 24 November 2020


Brian Whittle (South Scotland) (Con)

I want to ask about innovation and flexibility, which the pandemic has highlighted. At a previous meeting, I was struck by a comment from Eddie Fraser when he stressed the importance of acti...



Meeting of the Parliament 24 November 2020 : 24 November 2020


Brian Whittle

I have seen the HEPMA system at work in NHS Ayrshire and Arran. As the minister rightly said, it is an incredibly important piece of work. Does he agree that the prescriptions in secondary h...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-23537.2: BiFab (Fiona Hyslop)
Meeting Date: 02/12/2020
Result - For: 60, Against: 61 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-23537.1: BiFab (Liz Smith)
Meeting Date: 02/12/2020
Result - For: 61, Against: 2 Abstain: 58
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S5M-23537: BiFab (Alex Rowley)
Meeting Date: 02/12/2020
Result - For: 61, Against: 60 Abstain: 0
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S5M-23536.2: Business Support (Kate Forbes)
Meeting Date: 02/12/2020
Result - For: 65, Against: 56 Abstain: 0
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S5M-23536: Business Support (Richard Leonard)
Meeting Date: 02/12/2020
Result - For: 96, Against: 23 Abstain: 1
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ForCarried
S5M-23563: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 02/12/2020
Result - For: 65, Against: 34 Abstain: 22
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S5M-23343: Tied Pubs (Scotland) Bill (Neil Bibby)
Meeting Date: 26/11/2020
Result - For: 107, Against: 0 Abstain: 4
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-23450.2: Independent Review of Complaints Handling, Investigations and Misconduct Issues in Relation to Policing (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 25/11/2020
Result - For: 65, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-23445.2: Legal Advice (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 25/11/2020
Result - For: 58, Against: 65 Abstain: 1
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-23445: Legal Advice (Murdo Fraser)
Meeting Date: 25/11/2020
Result - For: 65, Against: 55 Abstain: 4
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Motion S5M-23426: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19/11/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22963: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 06/10/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22806: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22/09/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22714: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 15/09/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22639: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 07/09/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22475: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19/08/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22276: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 15/07/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22169: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 26/06/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22012: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10/06/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21879: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 29/05/2020 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-33413: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19/11/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-04778: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18/11/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-33243: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 13/11/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-04763: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 11/11/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5T-02494: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 02/11/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-32887: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 28/10/2020 Show Full Question >>
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Question S5O-04654: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
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