Brian Whittle MSP

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Meeting of the Parliament 17 September 2019 [Draft] : 17 September 2019


Brian Whittle (South Scotland) (Con)

As has been said, the debate has been very consensual, which is not always the case. We have heard from members across the chamber that a credit union is a not-for-profit, co-operative finan...



Public Petitions Committee 12 September 2019 [Draft] : 12 September 2019


Brian Whittle

I am listening to what has been said. Some of the petitioners waited a decade before they had the diagnosis of Lyme disease, which is obviously what has driven them to lodge the petition. I ...



Public Petitions Committee 12 September 2019 [Draft] : 12 September 2019


Brian Whittle

I have a follow-on question about our habits in cutting, or not cutting, vegetation. My cousin worked with the Forestry Commission and he has Lyme disease. He is in his 40s and he is unable ...



Public Petitions Committee 12 September 2019 [Draft] : 12 September 2019


Brian Whittle

I have a question for Dr Mavin. You said that a blood test will be most effective after 10 to 12 weeks of infection. We have had a lot of evidence that early diagnosis is key to recovery. Ho...



Public Petitions Committee 12 September 2019 [Draft] : 12 September 2019


Brian Whittle

It is interesting to hear what Kathleen Robertson said about issues with pets. Anecdotally, we hear that there is a rise in the tick population. Every time I come back in with my dog, I look...



Public Petitions Committee 12 September 2019 [Draft] : 12 September 2019


Brian Whittle

It has been interesting to listen to the evidence from around the table and compare it to some of the evidence that we have heard over the piece. We have heard anecdotal evidence that, once ...



Public Petitions Committee 12 September 2019 [Draft] : 12 September 2019


Brian Whittle

I am an MSP for South Scotland.



Public Petitions Committee 12 September 2019 [Draft] : 12 September 2019


Brian Whittle

We are almost back to where we started today. It is another condition that we are asking for raised awareness of among GPs in the first instance. We are in danger of bombarding them. Quite f...



Public Petitions Committee 12 September 2019 [Draft] : 12 September 2019


Brian Whittle

It is a big issue. Without question, there is a tension between the desire and the drive to move care towards being more local and community based and what is available in social care. That ...



Public Petitions Committee 12 September 2019 [Draft] : 12 September 2019


Brian Whittle

There is a huge amount of work being done now by the Health and Sport Committee, which is looking at IJBs. In fact, we have had nearly every single one of them attend the Health and Sport Co...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-18778.1: Citizens’ Assembly of Scotland (Willie Rennie)
Meeting Date: 11/09/2019
Result - For: 34, Against: 86 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-18778: Citizens’ Assembly of Scotland (Michael Russell)
Meeting Date: 11/09/2019
Result - For: 86, Against: 5 Abstain: 29
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AbstainCarried
S5M-18767.1: The Impact of the UK Government's Planned Immigration Policy and Mobility Restrictions on Scotland's University and Scientific Research Sectors (Oliver Mundell)
Meeting Date: 10/09/2019
Result - For: 29, Against: 85 Abstain: 0
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S5M-18767: The Impact of the UK Government's Planned Immigration Policy and Mobility Restrictions on Scotland's University and Scientific Research Sectors (Richard Lochhead)
Meeting Date: 10/09/2019
Result - For: 84, Against: 1 Abstain: 29
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AbstainCarried
SPCB election
Meeting Date: 10/09/2019
Result - For: 112, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
S5M-18695.1: Avoiding a No-deal Exit from the EU (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 05/09/2019
Result - For: 28, Against: 87 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-18695: Avoiding a No-deal Exit from the EU (Michael Russell)
Meeting Date: 05/09/2019
Result - For: 87, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-17945: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 26/06/2019
Result - For: 83, Against: 26 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
SP Bill 27: Management of Offenders (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 4A
Meeting Date: 25/06/2019
Result - For: 26, Against: 84 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated
SP Bill 27: Management of Offenders (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 4B
Meeting Date: 25/06/2019
Result - For: 27, Against: 85 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated

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Motion S5M-18917: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 17/09/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18843: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 11/09/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18782: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 09/09/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18746: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 05/09/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18631: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 27/08/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18630: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 27/08/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18629: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 27/08/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18579: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22/08/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18578: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22/08/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-18282: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18/07/2019 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5F-03558: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16/09/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03536: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 11/09/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03492: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 28/08/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-24413: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19/07/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-24062: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 26/06/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-03484: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 24/06/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-23972: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 20/06/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-23920: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19/06/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-23919: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19/06/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-03452: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19/06/2019 Show Full Question >>

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