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  • Member for: Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch
  • Region: Highlands and Islands
  • Party: Scottish National Party

Kate is a member of the following Committees:

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Meeting of the Parliament 20 June 2019 [Draft] : 20 June 2019


Kate Forbes

Yes, I will certainly come on to that point.



Meeting of the Parliament 20 June 2019 [Draft] : 20 June 2019


The Minister for Public Finance and Digital Economy (Kate Forbes)

I thank members for taking part in the debate, and I thank Pauline McNeill for lodging such an open and collaborative motion that reflects on the cross-party work...



Finance and Constitution Committee 12 June 2019 [Draft] : 12 June 2019


Kate Forbes

Yes—and that takes us to the heart of this entire debate about how we ensure that the system is sufficiently nuanced to deal with specific individual circumstance...



Finance and Constitution Committee 12 June 2019 [Draft] : 12 June 2019


Kate Forbes

I will answer the question about data first, and then the question about the sector in general.



Finance and Constitution Committee 12 June 2019 [Draft] : 12 June 2019


Kate Forbes

Yes—I go back to my point about the need to weigh up scrutiny and efficiency against any such changes. We would want the changes to be of the kind that are freque...



Finance and Constitution Committee 12 June 2019 [Draft] : 12 June 2019


Kate Forbes

As you will know, our consultation on the future of devolved taxes closed last week, and we are analysing the responses to it. I...



Finance and Constitution Committee 12 June 2019 [Draft] : 12 June 2019


Kate Forbes

On the evidence about those inconsistencies, we look at a range of things, including my correspondence, where such issues have been raised. As I said, I am very sympathetic to a number of th...



Finance and Constitution Committee 12 June 2019 [Draft] : 12 June 2019


Kate Forbes

When it comes to that particular example, one of the challenges that came through to the committee when it took evidence was the challenge around the evidence base.



Finance and Constitution Committee 12 June 2019 [Draft] : 12 June 2019


The Minister for Public Finance and Digital Economy (Kate Forbes)

Thank you for the invitation. I know that the committee is here to quiz me, but I am interested in seeing the committee’s scrutiny when it comes to ADS.

Meeting of the Parliament 05 June 2019 [Draft] : 05 June 2019


Kate Forbes

Again, I reiterate that the pay policy does not apply directly to all workforces. Instead, it acts as a benchmark for pay awards in other sectors, and sets the to...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
SP Bill 23: Planning (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 113
Meeting Date: 18/06/2019
Result - For: 108, Against: 9 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 23: Planning (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 114
Meeting Date: 18/06/2019
Result - For: 110, Against: 9 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 23: Planning (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 173B
Meeting Date: 18/06/2019
Result - For: 91, Against: 30 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 23: Planning (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 188
Meeting Date: 18/06/2019
Result - For: 116, Against: 6 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 23: Planning (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 32
Meeting Date: 18/06/2019
Result - For: 81, Against: 24 Abstain: 0
Not VotedCarried
SP Bill 23: Planning (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 33
Meeting Date: 18/06/2019
Result - For: 87, Against: 32 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
S5M-17781: Planning (Scotland) Bill (Kevin Stewart)
Meeting Date: 18/06/2019
Result - For: 78, Against: 26 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
SP Bill 23: Planning (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 64
Meeting Date: 18/06/2019
Result - For: 94, Against: 25 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 23: Planning (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 77
Meeting Date: 18/06/2019
Result - For: 92, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
ForCarried
SP Bill 23: Planning (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 80
Meeting Date: 18/06/2019
Result - For: 85, Against: 32 Abstain: 0
ForCarried

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Motion S5M-16170: Kate Forbes, Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15925: Kate Forbes, Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20/02/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15750: Kate Forbes, Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 06/02/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15507: Kate Forbes, Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15215: Kate Forbes, Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20/12/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14807: Kate Forbes, Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14509: Kate Forbes, Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 29/10/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12580: Kate Forbes, Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/06/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12360: Kate Forbes, Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/05/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11934: Kate Forbes, Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27/04/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Question S5W-17196: Kate Forbes, Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11/06/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02235: Kate Forbes, Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 06/06/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17006: Kate Forbes, Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 31/05/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-17000: Kate Forbes, Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 31/05/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16980: Kate Forbes, Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 31/05/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02197: Kate Forbes, Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 30/05/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16832: Kate Forbes, Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/05/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-16831: Kate Forbes, Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/05/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02043: Kate Forbes, Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/04/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-15780: Kate Forbes, Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/04/2018 Show Full Question >>

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