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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:

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

Parliamentary Activities

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Meeting of the Parliament 20 September 2018 [Draft] : 20 September 2018


Kate Forbes

I unequivocally make a commitment to the member that I will make representations. As I said, the issue is particularly pertinent in light of the significant numbe...



Meeting of the Parliament 20 September 2018 [Draft] : 20 September 2018


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

The Government will continue to support the save our cashpoints campaign launched by Which? and the Federation of Small Businesses, although I am disappointed tha...



Meeting of the Parliament 20 September 2018 [Draft] : 20 September 2018


Kate Forbes

That is a good question. As the member may know, the Barclay consultation closed on 17 September, and I am currently considering and analysing the response. I hav...



Meeting of the Parliament 20 September 2018 [Draft] : 20 September 2018


Kate Forbes

The member will be aware that Scotland is a very competitive place to do business. Our small business bonus scheme is significantly more competitive than reliefs ...



Meeting of the Parliament 20 September 2018 [Draft] : 20 September 2018


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

We will bring forward a non-domestic rates bill to implement the recommendations of the Barclay review that require primary legislation in time for the relevant p...



Meeting of the Parliament 19 September 2018 [Draft] : 19 September 2018


Kate Forbes

No is dòcha ceistean mu mhaoineachadh nuair a tha mi fhìn a’ freagairt nan ceist?



Meeting of the Parliament 19 September 2018 [Draft] : 19 September 2018


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

Does the member agree that although debates in English-language BBC have raged for years about a Scottish six, the Gaelic eight, which is the news programme on BBC Alba, has been reporting r...



Meeting of the Parliament 18 September 2018 : 18 September 2018


Kate Forbes

I will answer that question in the spirit in which it was asked. To make any of those collaboration initiatives work, regulators have to be involved. There needs ...



Meeting of the Parliament 18 September 2018 : 18 September 2018


Kate Forbes

Again, I start by commending the committee’s work on raising the issue of bank branch closures, which has been supported by many members in the chamber today. I w...



Meeting of the Parliament 18 September 2018 : 18 September 2018


Kate Forbes

There is definitely scope for banks to engage more in advance of making a decision, rather than them merely informing those who use the bank after the decision ha...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-14059.2: Scotland’s Role in the Development of Future UK Trade Arrangements (Adam Tomkins)
Meeting Date: 25/09/2018
Result - For: 29, Against: 84 Abstain: 0
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S5M-14059: Scotland’s Role in the Development of Future UK Trade Arrangements (Ivan McKee)
Meeting Date: 25/09/2018
Result - For: 84, Against: 0 Abstain: 29
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Not VotedCarried
S5M-13995.1: Violence Reduction in Scotland, Progress and Future Priorities (Liam Kerr)
Meeting Date: 20/09/2018
Result - For: 27, Against: 86 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-13995: Violence Reduction in Scotland, Progress and Future Priorities (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 20/09/2018
Result - For: 86, Against: 0 Abstain: 26
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ForCarried
S5M-13945.1: Primary 1 Tests (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 19/09/2018
Result - For: 61, Against: 63 Abstain: 0
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ForDefeated
S5M-13945: Primary 1 Tests (Liz Smith)
Meeting Date: 19/09/2018
Result - For: 63, Against: 61 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-13876.1: Celebrating Scotland’s Food and Drink Success Story (Donald Cameron)
Meeting Date: 13/09/2018
Result - For: 62, Against: 58 Abstain: 0
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AgainstCarried
S5M-13876.2: Celebrating Scotland’s Food and Drink Success Story (Mike Rumbles)
Meeting Date: 13/09/2018
Result - For: 117, Against: 0 Abstain: 2
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ForCarried
S5M-13876: Celebrating Scotland’s Food and Drink Success Story (Fergus Ewing)
Meeting Date: 13/09/2018
Result - For: 62, Against: 0 Abstain: 58
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AbstainCarried
S5M-13813.2: The Social Enterprise World Forum 2018 (Monica Lennon)
Meeting Date: 11/09/2018
Result - For: 88, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried

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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
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 >>
Motion S5M-10483: Kate Forbes, Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 15/02/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-10467: Kate Forbes, Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13/02/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-10304: Kate Forbes, Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/02/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-10272: Kate Forbes, Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 02/02/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-10228: Kate Forbes, Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 31/01/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-10126: Kate Forbes, Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/01/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-10046: Kate Forbes, Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23/01/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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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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