Kate Forbes MSP

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

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Parliamentary Activities

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Meeting of the Parliament 21 February 2019 [Draft] : 21 February 2019


Kate Forbes

I have a genuine question about localism. Does Liz Smith agree with Tory councillors in Edinburgh who believe that local car parking decisions should be made by l...



Meeting of the Parliament 21 February 2019 [Draft] : 21 February 2019


Kate Forbes

Will the member give way?



Meeting of the Parliament 21 February 2019 [Draft] : 21 February 2019


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

The member will welcome, then, the fact that the Scottish economy grew faster than the UK economy as a whole last year. What is his opinion on whether Brexit will help us to grow the economy...



Meeting of the Parliament 19 February 2019 : 19 February 2019


Kate Forbes

The proposed rates are as in the budget. Apparently it is due to a technicality to be consistent with the legislation.



Meeting of the Parliament 19 February 2019 : 19 February 2019


Kate Forbes

I am mindful that I have only a minute and a half left, but the member can go for it.



Meeting of the Parliament 19 February 2019 : 19 February 2019


Kate Forbes

What I do accept is the whole concept of empowering local authorities and ensuring that they have the powers that they need. In conversations with local authoriti...



Meeting of the Parliament 19 February 2019 : 19 February 2019


Kate Forbes

Unemployment rates are moving in the right direction. As I said on that point in my opening speech, we are not taking our eyes off the ball. We are aware that, if...



Meeting of the Parliament 19 February 2019 : 19 February 2019


Kate Forbes

Dean Lockhart might want to listen to this first, then I will take his intervention.



Meeting of the Parliament 19 February 2019 : 19 February 2019


Kate Forbes

I will accept—and it is quite clear in this year’s budget—that their resource spend has increased, which is why it was incorrect to say that their resource budget...



Meeting of the Parliament 19 February 2019 : 19 February 2019


Kate Forbes

As I made clear in my opening remarks, our commitment in the budget is to have certainty for taxpayers. That is why we have not raised the rates, and why we have ...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-15907: Budget (Scotland) (No.3) Bill (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 21/02/2019
Result - For: 66, Against: 58 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-15879: Scottish Rate Resolution (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 19/02/2019
Result - For: 61, Against: 52 Abstain: 6
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ForCarried
S5M-15723: Establishment of a Committee (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 06/02/2019
Result - For: 92, Against: 19 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-15625.1: Budget (Scotland) (No.3) Bill (Murdo Fraser)
Meeting Date: 31/01/2019
Result - For: 30, Against: 96 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-15625: Budget (Scotland) (No.3) Bill (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 31/01/2019
Result - For: 67, Against: 58 Abstain: 1
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ForCarried
S5M-15607.1: Presumption to Mainstream (Iain Gray)
Meeting Date: 30/01/2019
Result - For: 27, Against: 92 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-15615.2: Tackling Antisocial Behaviour (Ash Denham)
Meeting Date: 30/01/2019
Result - For: 69, Against: 50 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-15609.2: A Connected Scotland, the Scottish Government’s Strategy for Tackling Social Isolation and Loneliness (Alex Rowley)
Meeting Date: 29/01/2019
Result - For: 23, Against: 84 Abstain: 0
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-15507.2: Supporting Entrepreneurship (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 23/01/2019
Result - For: 82, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-15514: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 23/01/2019
Result - For: 82, Against: 0 Abstain: 27
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ForCarried

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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 >>
Motion S5M-10483: Kate Forbes, Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 15/02/2018 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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