Tavish Scott MSP

Welcome to Tavish Scott MSP's biography pages

Tavish Scott MSP

Here you can find out about your MSPs' political activities and how to get in touch with them.

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

Tavish is a member of the following Committees:

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

Parliamentary Activities

Search for other speeches made by this member

Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Affairs Committee 16 May 2019 [Draft] : 16 May 2019


Tavish Scott

Thank you.



Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Affairs Committee 16 May 2019 [Draft] : 16 May 2019


Tavish Scott

So you do not think that, five years hence, the consumer will have made much of a switch to other platforms—apart, of course, from Spotify and the other radio ser...



Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Affairs Committee 16 May 2019 [Draft] : 16 May 2019


Tavish Scott

I do not want to steal George Adam’s thunder, but I just want to understand this point. Is the view that you have just expressed that of commercial radio not just...



Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Affairs Committee 16 May 2019 [Draft] : 16 May 2019


Tavish Scott

When you say short to mid-term, what do you mean? Is it 10 years?



Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Affairs Committee 16 May 2019 [Draft] : 16 May 2019


Tavish Scott (Shetland Islands) (LD)

First, I thank Mr Findlay for mentioning Ian Anderson and the SIBC. Forgive me for the daft-laddie question, but why do you want to expand on FM?



Education and Skills Committee 15 May 2019 [Draft] : 15 May 2019


Tavish Scott

Would it be fair to say that that has taken place at local authority level?



Education and Skills Committee 15 May 2019 [Draft] : 15 May 2019


Tavish Scott

As a committee, we found that to be one of the most difficult exercises. I do not know whether any of you sat on the implementing the curriculum group, but when w...



Education and Skills Committee 15 May 2019 [Draft] : 15 May 2019


Tavish Scott

No kidding. What Larry Flanagan said relat...



Education and Skills Committee 15 May 2019 [Draft] : 15 May 2019


Tavish Scott

I will try asking the questions. I am the teacher here, so hold on a minute.



Education and Skills Committee 15 May 2019 [Draft] : 15 May 2019


Tavish Scott

Thank you for that, but you have kind of made my point: you all gave a range of different answers. You are all raising your hands now, but you have just given you...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-17304.1: Impact of Brexit on Scotland's Food and Drink (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 16/05/2019
Result - For: 29, Against: 82 Abstain: 0
>> Show more
AgainstDefeated
S5M-17304.2: Impact of Brexit on Scotland's Food and Drink (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 16/05/2019
Result - For: 14, Against: 97 Abstain: 0
>> Show more
AgainstDefeated
S5M-17304.3: Impact of Brexit on Scotland's Food and Drink (Mark Ruskell)
Meeting Date: 16/05/2019
Result - For: 20, Against: 35 Abstain: 56
>> Show more
AgainstDefeated
S5M-17304: Impact of Brexit on Scotland's Food and Drink (Fergus Ewing)
Meeting Date: 16/05/2019
Result - For: 76, Against: 29 Abstain: 6
>> Show more
ForCarried
S5M-17281.4: Treatment Time Guarantee (Jeane Freeman)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2019
Result - For: 57, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
>> Show more
AgainstDefeated
S5M-17281.1: Treatment Time Guarantee (Miles Briggs)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2019
Result - For: 53, Against: 57 Abstain: 6
>> Show more
ForDefeated
S5M-17281.2: Treatment Time Guarantee (Monica Lennon)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2019
Result - For: 53, Against: 57 Abstain: 6
>> Show more
ForDefeated
S5M-17281: Treatment Time Guarantee (Alex Cole-Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2019
Result - For: 53, Against: 63 Abstain: 0
>> Show more
ForDefeated
S5M-17280.2: Education (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 15/05/2019
Result - For: 63, Against: 52 Abstain: 0
>> Show more
AgainstCarried
S5M-17265.2: Adopting the Place Principle (Alex Rowley)
Meeting Date: 14/05/2019
Result - For: 74, Against: 30 Abstain: 0
>> Show more
Not VotedCarried

Search for other Motions lodged by Tavish Scott
EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Motion S5M-17367: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 21/05/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17280: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 13/05/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17091.1: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 30/04/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17097: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 29/04/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-17052: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 24/04/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16894: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 10/04/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16836: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 05/04/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16594: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 26/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16407.3: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 19/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-16403: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 18/03/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Search for other Questions asked by Tavish Scott
EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Question S5W-23263: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 16/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-23262: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 16/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-23068: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 08/05/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22913: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 30/04/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22894: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 29/04/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22893: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 29/04/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22847: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 26/04/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22748: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 22/04/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22664: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 15/04/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-22583: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 08/04/2019 Show Full Question >>

Lobbying

From 12 March 2018 face-to-face lobbying conversations with MSPs must be registered on the Lobbying Register. Find out more at www.lobbying.scot.

Further information

Email our Public Information Service for more information.

This website is using cookies.
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you continue without changing your settings, we’ll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on this website.