Ben Macpherson

Scottish National Party MSP for Edinburgh Northern and Leith


Recent appearances

  • Scottish Parliament: Tourist Sites (Public Safety) 7 Nov 2019

    Provision of a safe and secure environment for visitors is a key factor in tourism destinations being able to offer a quality visitor experience. Responsibility lies with the organisations that run tourist sites, but Scottish Government agencies are certainly proactive in that regard. Historic Environment Scotland, Scottish Canals and Loch Lomond and the Trossachs national park, for example,...
  • Scottish Parliament: Tourist Sites (Public Safety) 7 Nov 2019

    I offer my condolences to the family of the person in the case that Dean Lockhart mentioned. Our thoughts are with them. The points that were raised with regard to the site near Callander are important. Measures around safety and in relation to Transport Scotland’s remit need to be thought about in a wider sense. I encourage Mr Lockhart to write with more details on the case that he...
  • Scottish Parliament: Deaths Abroad (Support for Families) 5 Nov 2019

    The Scottish Government recognises the difficulties that are faced by Scottish families who suffer the death of a loved one abroad, and ministers have met a number of families to discuss their experiences. We are grateful to the all-party parliamentary group for its serious work on a serious and emotive issue. Although it is the role of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office to provide consular...

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Scottish National Party MSP for Edinburgh Northern and Leith

Entered the Scottish Parliament on 7 May 2016 — Election

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