Beatrice Wishart MSP

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Meeting of the Parliament 16 January 2020 [Draft] : 16 January 2020


Beatrice Wishart (Shetland Islands) (LD)

The process of disclosure rests on the ability to have both consistency and discretion so that the system is able to ensure both fairness and protection. I agree with what was said about a c...



Meeting of the Parliament 15 January 2020 [Draft] : 15 January 2020


Beatrice Wishart

The advice comes from Education Scotland and that is what local authorities put in place.



Meeting of the Parliament 15 January 2020 [Draft] : 15 January 2020


Beatrice Wishart

Local authorities are mandated to deliver the policies that come through from Education Scotland and the Government.



Meeting of the Parliament 15 January 2020 [Draft] : 15 January 2020


Beatrice Wishart (Shetland Islands) (LD)

The Education and Skills Committee’s important inquiry into subject choice in schools offered the opportunity to share across the country the innovative work that is happening in curriculum ...



Meeting of the Parliament 14 January 2020 : 14 January 2020


Beatrice Wishart

The cabinet secretary refers to teacher numbers, but the EIS also told The Herald<...



Meeting of the Parliament 14 January 2020 : 14 January 2020


Beatrice Wishart

The Scottish Government’s own statistics show that 111 primary schools are now at or over capacity—that figure has gone up by 83 since 2009. Some pupils are being...



Meeting of the Parliament 14 January 2020 : 14 January 2020


1. Beatrice Wishart (Shetland Islands) (LD)

To ask the Scottish Government what its response is to reports that the number of primary schools exceeding their capacity has increased by a third since 2009. (S5T-01947)



Meeting of the Parliament 08 January 2020 [Draft] : 08 January 2020


Beatrice Wishart (Shetland Islands) (LD)

I, too, congratulate Emma Harper on securing this important debate—it is timely.



Meeting of the Parliament 18 December 2019 [Draft] : 18 December 2019


Beatrice Wishart (Shetland Islands) (LD)

In the past 10 years, the number of additional support needs teachers has reduced, but the number of pupils requiring ASN support has increased markedly, with 31 per cent recorded as having ...



Meeting of the Parliament 05 December 2019 : 05 December 2019


Beatrice Wishart (Shetland Islands) (LD)

Yesterday, people in Shetland and Orkney were appalled to learn that there has been a second legal challenge to the awarding of the northern isles ferry service c...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-20415.3: Education (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 15/01/2020
Result - For: 60, Against: 63 Abstain: 0
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S5M-20415.2: Education (Iain Gray)
Meeting Date: 15/01/2020
Result - For: 63, Against: 60 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-20415: Education (Liz Smith)
Meeting Date: 15/01/2020
Result - For: 63, Against: 60 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-20448: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 15/01/2020
Result - For: 117, Against: 0 Abstain: 6
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ForCarried
S5M-20318.1: European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill (Adam Tomkins)
Meeting Date: 08/01/2020
Result - For: 29, Against: 92 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-20318: European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill (Michael Russell)
Meeting Date: 08/01/2020
Result - For: 92, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
SP Bill 46: Referendums (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 1
Meeting Date: 19/12/2019
Result - For: 54, Against: 67 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 46: Referendums (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 2
Meeting Date: 19/12/2019
Result - For: 55, Against: 66 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 46: Referendums (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 3
Meeting Date: 19/12/2019
Result - For: 54, Against: 67 Abstain: 0
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SP Bill 46: Referendums (Scotland) Bill (Stage 3) - Amendment 13
Meeting Date: 19/12/2019
Result - For: 56, Against: 68 Abstain: 0
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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 >>
Motion S5M-19924: Beatrice Wishart, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 18/11/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19626: Beatrice Wishart, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 29/10/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-19307: Beatrice Wishart, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 08/10/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18985: Beatrice Wishart, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 19/09/2019 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5T-01947: Beatrice Wishart, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 13/01/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26932: Beatrice Wishart, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 10/01/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26863: Beatrice Wishart, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 07/01/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26822: Beatrice Wishart, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 23/12/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26737: Beatrice Wishart, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 16/12/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26427: Beatrice Wishart, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 18/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26339: Beatrice Wishart, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 11/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26338: Beatrice Wishart, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 11/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-26161: Beatrice Wishart, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 01/11/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-25752: Beatrice Wishart, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 09/10/2019 Show Full Question >>
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