Tavish Scott

MSP, Shetland Islands

Shetland Islands Liberal Democrat

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  • Scottish Parliament: Proposed European Union Withdrawal Agreement 15 Nov 2018

    The deputy political editor of the BBC has just tweeted: “Tory minister tells me if Brexiteers vote down Deal—he and others will openly campaign for a second referendum and to stay in EU.” Given the changing position on public opinion that Mr Russell mentioned in his statement, both in Wales and in parts of England, with London having voted to remain, will he get behind that...
  • Scottish Parliament: Safeguarding Research Collaborations and Scientific Excellence 7 Nov 2018

    I am sure that Mr Gray would recognise that, when the Presiding Officer dropped her bottle of water when he was speaking, she was merely testing one of Einstein’s theories rather than trying to interrupt his remarks. I heard Oliver Mundell accusing some of us of being “obsessive”. When I watch Jacob Rees-Mogg and one or two others on the television, I hear a whole new...
  • Scottish Parliament: Safeguarding Research Collaborations and Scientific Excellence 7 Nov 2018

    It is important to recognise that 1,000 of the staff at the Francis Crick Institute were surveyed. That is the reason why I want to talk about UK science. Far from politicking, they are concerned about their jobs and their futures, and about the very essence of science and why we do it. Gillian Martin has drawn a fair implication about their motive in making the arguments. Just 3 per cent...

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Liberal Democrat MSP for Shetland Islands

Entered the Scottish Parliament on 6 May 1999 — Election

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