Edward Mountain

Conservative MSP for Highlands and Islands


Recent appearances

  • Scottish Parliament: Her Majesty’s Prison Inverness (Staff Safety) 10 Oct 2019

    The new Highland prison has been delayed for years and the current prison is no longer fit for purpose. It is overcrowded, and 200 prisoners from the Highlands and Islands have been dispersed elsewhere. Seizures of drugs, weapons and mobile phones have increased. Today, thanks to the work of The Press and Journal , we learned that key areas of the prison are without closed-circuit television,...
  • Scottish Parliament: Transport (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3 (Day 2) 10 Oct 2019

    I thank John Finnie for not moving amendment 175, although I do not fully understand why. Amendment 174 builds on amendment 321 that John Finnie lodged at stage 2. I looked back to what the cabinet secretary said about taking the provisions of that amendment and putting them into the traffic regulation order process, which I believe is the intention. I would like confirmation from the cabinet...
  • Scottish Parliament: Transport (Scotland) Bill 10 Oct 2019

    I have watched and worked on the Transport (Scotland) Bill from the moment it was introduced in Parliament. As a member of the Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee, I worked to rectify its limitations with the rest of the committee. I thank all the members of that committee and the clerks for their diligence. Many of the provisions regarding LEZs, bus franchising and pavement parking have...

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Conservative MSP for Highlands and Islands

Entered the Scottish Parliament on 7 May 2016 — Election

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