Tavish Scott MSP

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Tavish Scott MSP

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  • 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

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Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Affairs Committee 21 February 2019 [Draft] : 21 February 2019


Tavish Scott

Would it be fair to say that it is as big an issue for Romania as it is for the other member states of the European Union?



Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Affairs Committee 21 February 2019 [Draft] : 21 February 2019


Tavish Scott

I am not asking you to reveal state secrets, but if something is a priority for the country that has the presidency of the EU there must a be a basis for that.

Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Affairs Committee 21 February 2019 [Draft] : 21 February 2019


Tavish Scott (Shetland Islands) (LD)

From your introductory remarks on a safer Europe and the committee’s briefing notes I see that one of your priorities is cyberse...



Education and Skills Committee 20 February 2019 [Draft] : 20 February 2019


Tavish Scott

Thank you.



Education and Skills Committee 20 February 2019 [Draft] : 20 February 2019


Tavish Scott

You did not refer to standardised testing in what you were quoted as saying. I agreed with your comments, but there was no mention of standardised testing....



Education and Skills Committee 20 February 2019 [Draft] : 20 February 2019


Tavish Scott

I feel that I am dancing on the head of a pin, so I will stop.



Education and Skills Committee 20 February 2019 [Draft] : 20 February 2019


Tavish Scott

I agree with that, but my argument is that it is not standardised. I do not see how you can possibly say that it is.



Education and Skills Committee 20 February 2019 [Draft] : 20 February 2019


Tavish Scott

I accept that it is all about where a child is and how they are doing in reaching a certain level—I get that—but if child A takes the test in November with all th...



Education and Skills Committee 20 February 2019 [Draft] : 20 February 2019


Tavish Scott

I genuinely cannot take the point about it being the same assessment. If children are taking it at different times of the year and are getting different levels of...



Education and Skills Committee 20 February 2019 [Draft] : 20 February 2019


Tavish Scott

I have a couple of questions on the testing itself. It is fair to say from the evidence that we have received from a variety of witnesses that, particularly at P1...

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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AgainstCarried
S5M-15879: Scottish Rate Resolution (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 19/02/2019
Result - For: 61, Against: 52 Abstain: 6
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AgainstCarried
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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AgainstCarried
S5M-15607.1: Presumption to Mainstream (Iain Gray)
Meeting Date: 30/01/2019
Result - For: 27, Against: 92 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedDefeated
S5M-15615.2: Tackling Antisocial Behaviour (Ash Denham)
Meeting Date: 30/01/2019
Result - For: 69, Against: 50 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried
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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Not VotedDefeated
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-15743: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 06/02/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15355: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 10/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15254: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 07/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15255: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 07/01/2019 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15096.2: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 10/12/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15040: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 04/12/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-15010: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 30/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14937: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 27/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14671: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 07/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14638.2: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 06/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S5W-21697: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 14/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21663: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 13/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21506: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 06/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21387: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 04/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21378: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 01/02/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21226: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 23/01/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21215: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 23/01/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02840: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 21/01/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-21121: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 21/01/2019 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-20990: Tavish Scott, Shetland Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats, Date Lodged: 15/01/2019 Show Full Question >>

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