Beatrice Wishart

Liberal Democrat MSP for Shetland Islands

Recent appearances

  • Scottish Parliament: National Islands Plan 8 Oct 2019

    I thank the minister for early sight of his statement, and recognise the work that has been done to get to this point. The Government recognises that transport services are a key factor in the ability of islanders to fulfil their basic human rights. Will it commit to full and fair ferry funding in the upcoming budget so that islanders in Shetland finally have their basic needs met?
  • Scottish Parliament: Nursery Funding (Deferred Entry to Primary School) 2 Oct 2019

    I thank Labour for the debate and pay tribute to the impressive campaign run by Give Them Time, which has already made a real difference for many of our constituents. We will be supporting the motion. A few weeks ago, as the minister mentioned, she told the Education and Skills Committee that “Central Government is very clear that schools should be child ready, rather than children having...
  • Scottish Parliament: Citizens Advice Services in Scotland (80th Year) 1 Oct 2019

    I am delighted to take part in the debate, and I thank Anas Sarwar for securing it. Although I will focus on the work of the Shetland Islands Citizens Advice Bureau, I want to begin by saying that, in general terms, I am speaking on behalf of all my Liberal Democrat colleagues, who have asked me to say that they are all great supporters of the bureaux in their areas. Others have spoken about...

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Liberal Democrat MSP for Shetland Islands

Entered the Scottish Parliament on 30 August 2019 — Byelection


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