Beatrice Wishart MSP

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  • Member for: Shetland Islands
  • Region: Highlands and Islands
  • Party: Scottish Liberal Democrats

Beatrice is a member of the following Committees:

Beatrice is a member of the following Cross-Party Groups:

Parliamentary Activities

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Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Affairs Committee 25 June 2020 [Draft] : 25 June 2020


Beatrice Wishart

On citizens’ rights, the coronavirus has shone a light on the enormous contributions that EU citizens make to public services, our economy and society. The lockdo...



Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Affairs Committee 25 June 2020 [Draft] : 25 June 2020


Beatrice Wishart

Operation yellowhammer was alarming reading. Do you believe that the warnings from it still apply in the context of a no-deal scenario? Might the situation be wor...



Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Affairs Committee 25 June 2020 [Draft] : 25 June 2020


Beatrice Wishart

Thank you, that is helpful. My second question is on ferry capacity. As you know, the ferry route from Aberdeen is treated by islanders in the same way as a main road on the mainland would b...



Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Affairs Committee 25 June 2020 [Draft] : 25 June 2020


Beatrice Wishart (Shetland Islands) (LD)

I was pleased to hear the comments about funding for bed and breakfast operators. Just this week, I received representations from a bed and breakfast owner who ha...



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


Beatrice Wishart (Shetland Islands) (LD)

Like other members, I have been contacted by grandparents who are anxious to see their grandchildren on the mainland but are unable to do so because of coronaviru...



COVID-19 Committee 24 June 2020 [Draft] : 24 June 2020


Beatrice Wishart

Thank you for that answer. On a different subject, I have been in cont...



COVID-19 Committee 24 June 2020 [Draft] : 24 June 2020


Beatrice Wishart

I turn to a different subject. In response to Adam Tomkins, who asked about the communication strategy, you referred to ferries and the “interpretative difficulty” with regard to the regulat...



COVID-19 Committee 24 June 2020 [Draft] : 24 June 2020


Beatrice Wishart (Shetland Islands) (LD)

Good morning, colleagues and cabinet secretary. I would like to ask about local lockdowns. We touched earlier on the situation in Germany, where an outbreak has pressed a county into local l...



Education and Skills Committee 19 June 2020 [Draft] : 19 June 2020


Beatrice Wishart

Thank you. That is helpful.



Education and Skills Committee 19 June 2020 [Draft] : 19 June 2020


Beatrice Wishart

No, I was talking about the wider context. Some parents feel that they have been left out.

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-22119.3: Advisory Group on Economic Recovery Recommendations (Andy Wightman)
Meeting Date: 23/06/2020
Result - For: 52, Against: 12 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-22119: Advisory Group on Economic Recovery Recommendations (Fiona Hyslop)
Meeting Date: 23/06/2020
Result - For: 52, Against: 12 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-22115: Civil Partnership (Scotland) Bill (Shirley-Anne Somerville)
Meeting Date: 23/06/2020
Result - For: 64, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 33
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 22, Against: 56 Abstain: 1
Not VotedDefeated
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 35
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 42, Against: 38 Abstain: 0
Not VotedCarried
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 36
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 21, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
Not VotedDefeated
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 37
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 21, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
Not VotedDefeated
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 38
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 21, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
Not VotedDefeated
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 39
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 61, Against: 19 Abstain: 0
Not VotedCarried
SP Bill 56: Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 40
Meeting Date: 17/06/2020
Result - For: 21, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
Not VotedDefeated

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Motion S5M-22222: Beatrice Wishart, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 03/07/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22052: Beatrice Wishart, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 16/06/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21946: Beatrice Wishart, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 04/06/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-21163: Beatrice Wishart, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 06/03/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20620: Beatrice Wishart, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 28/01/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20415.1: Beatrice Wishart, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 14/01/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20382: Beatrice Wishart, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 10/01/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20230: Beatrice Wishart, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 16/12/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20236: Beatrice Wishart, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 17/12/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-20162: Beatrice Wishart, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 05/12/2019 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-30513: Beatrice Wishart, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 06/07/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-30514: Beatrice Wishart, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 06/07/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-30515: Beatrice Wishart, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 06/07/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-30207: Beatrice Wishart, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 24/06/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-30062: Beatrice Wishart, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 18/06/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-30065: Beatrice Wishart, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 18/06/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-30063: Beatrice Wishart, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 18/06/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-04454: Beatrice Wishart, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 16/06/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-29900: Beatrice Wishart, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 12/06/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-04416: Beatrice Wishart, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 10/06/2020 Show Full Question >>
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