Finlay Carson

Conservative MSP for Galloway and West Dumfries


Recent appearances

  • Scottish Parliament: World Environment Day 2019 13 Jun 2019

    I thank Gillian Martin for bringing this debate to the chamber. I am delighted to speak in it and to follow on from Spiderman. Members will be aware that Robert Pattinson has been confirmed as the new Batman, but they perhaps do not know that I am the Scottish Parliament’s very own Batman, as I am the species champion for the Leisler’s bat. However I, too, have not been bitten by a member...
  • Scottish Parliament: Broadband (Reaching 100 per cent Programme) 11 Jun 2019

    For 18 months, the Scottish Government has been crowing about R100 being delivered by 2021. That formed part of Derek Mackay’s 2017 budget announcement, which gave false hope to constituents right around the country. Although £600 million has been promised, investment in broadband infrastructure on the ground has fallen from £114 million in 2017-18 to only £32.9 million in 2019-20. Will...
  • Scottish Parliament: The Way of St Andrews 11 Jun 2019

    I am extremely pleased to speak in the debate, which I thank my colleague Murdo Fraser for bringing to the chamber. I was delighted to meet Hugh Lockhart, the secretary of the Way of St Andrews organisation, in the Parliament last year, when we held a fascinating discussion about the growing popularity of pilgrimage and, in particular, about how the St Ninian’s way pilgrimage route can be...

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Conservative MSP for Galloway and West Dumfries

Entered the Scottish Parliament on 7 May 2016 — Election

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