Brian Whittle MSP

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Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 08 October 2020 [Draft] : 08 October 2020


Brian Whittle

I listened carefully to the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Sport’s response to Alex Cole-Hamilton’s intervention. Does the Deputy First Minister accept that there seems to be an anomaly be...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 08 October 2020 [Draft] : 08 October 2020


Brian Whittle (South Scotland) (Con)

I thank the minister for advance sight of her statement, and I caveat the questions that are about to follow by recognising the difficult decisions that the Gover...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 08 October 2020 [Draft] : 08 October 2020


Brian Whittle (South Scotland) (Con)

Many sports clubs and organisations have gone to extraordinary lengths to make their training and participating areas Covid safe—the club that I coach at is manag...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 07 October 2020 [Draft] : 07 October 2020


Brian Whittle (South Scotland) (Con)

I am grateful for the opportunity to bring this debate back to the chamber. It is a long-standing debate that has been well rehearsed on many occasions by the protagonists on all sides of th...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 07 October 2020 [Draft] : 07 October 2020


Brian Whittle (South Scotland) (Con)

Has the Scottish Government analysed the potential cost to the Scottish economy of the loss of business that is already happening on the port of Cairnryan to Belfast route as businesses migr...



Health and Sport Committee 06 October 2020 [Draft] : 06 October 2020


Brian Whittle

The cabinet secretary will be aware that a little bit of concern has been expressed about checking that people who are travelling from international destinations and who should be quarantine...



Health and Sport Committee 06 October 2020 [Draft] : 06 October 2020


Brian Whittle (South Scotland) (Con)

Good morning Eddie, Annie and David. It is always good to see you and you always make us think far too much. I should declare a slight bias, in that Eddie Fraser ...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 06 October 2020 [Draft] : 06 October 2020


Brian Whittle (South Scotland) (Con)

I, too, congratulate Shona Robison on securing time to debate such an important on-going issue. I declare an interest, in that my daughter is a midwife.



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 06 October 2020 [Draft] : 06 October 2020


Brian Whittle (South Scotland) (Con)

The cabinet secretary’s statement indicated that, although the short-life mental health legislation may not have been utilised to any great extent, the Scottish Government intends to retain ...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 01 October 2020 [Draft] : 01 October 2020


Brian Whittle

I will finish where I began: by stating that the bill is a crucial and important piece of legislation, not only because of its content but because of its potential as a statement of intent t...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-22955.1: United Kingdom Internal Market Bill - UK Legislation (Dean Lockhart)
Meeting Date: 07/10/2020
Result - For: 28, Against: 90 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-22955: United Kingdom Internal Market Bill - UK Legislation (Michael Russell)
Meeting Date: 07/10/2020
Result - For: 90, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-22860.2: Recognising the Importance of Family Caregivers (Jeane Freeman)
Meeting Date: 30/09/2020
Result - For: 92, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-22860.1: Recognising the Importance of Family Caregivers (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 30/09/2020
Result - For: 27, Against: 92 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-22860: Recognising the Importance of Family Caregivers (Monica Lennon)
Meeting Date: 30/09/2020
Result - For: 90, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-22845: The Social Security Administration and Tribunal Membership (Scotland) Bill (Shirley-Anne Somerville)
Meeting Date: 29/09/2020
Result - For: 109, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-22780.3: Prioritising Education Over Independence (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 23/09/2020
Result - For: 65, Against: 55 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-22780: Prioritising Education Over Independence (Jamie Greene)
Meeting Date: 23/09/2020
Result - For: 64, Against: 35 Abstain: 21
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AgainstCarried
S5M-22800: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 23/09/2020
Result - For: 114, Against: 1 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-22803: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 23/09/2020
Result - For: 108, Against: 6 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried

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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 >>
Motion S5M-21789: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18/05/2020 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5O-04654: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-04384: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 14/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-04575: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 02/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-04341: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 31/08/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-04502: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12/08/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-30886: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22/07/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-30885: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22/07/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-30793: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 17/07/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-30783: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 17/07/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-30782: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 17/07/2020 Show Full Question >>

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