Brian Whittle

Conservative MSP for South Scotland


Recent appearances

  • Scottish Parliament: Heart Attacks (Diagnosis and Treatment) 3 Oct 2019

    7. To ask the First Minister what action the Scottish Government is taking to tackle inequality between men and women in diagnosis and treatment of heart attacks. (S5F-03610)
  • Scottish Parliament: Heart Attacks (Diagnosis and Treatment) 3 Oct 2019

    Parliament is rightly proud of its work on highlighting issues to do with gender bias. However, as the First Minister has stated, research that was funded by the British Heart Foundation and others has uncovered that at every stage—diagnosis, treatment and aftercare—women who have heart attacks receive poorer care than men. Underlying all that is the common misconception that coronary...
  • Scottish Parliament: Nursery Funding (Deferred Entry to Primary School) 2 Oct 2019

    I, too, thank Iain Gray for giving us the opportunity to debate this crucial issue in the chamber once again. Under the Education (Scotland) Act 1980, as we have heard, parents have a legal right to defer the entry to school of a child who is not yet aged five on the school commencement date. For a variety of reasons, many parents choose to exercise that right, but it ultimately comes down to...

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Conservative MSP for South Scotland

Entered the Scottish Parliament on 7 May 2016 — Election

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