Beatrice Wishart

Liberal Democrat MSP for Shetland Islands

Recent appearances

  • Scottish Parliament: Single-use Vapes (Environmental Impact) 1 Jun 2023

    I have received representations from a young person in Shetland who has concerns about the impacts of vaping on health and the environment as well as the impact of peer pressure in that respect. Flavours such as bubble gum and candy floss and bright rainbow packaging on shop counters are not there to catch the eye of adults. When I spoke with my constituent this morning, they said that they...
  • Scottish Parliament: Depopulation in Rural and Island Communities 1 Jun 2023

    Comments in the almost 1,000 responses to a survey that I launched last week on the Serco NorthLink Northern Isles ferry service have outlined the thoughts of some that they may have to leave Shetland due to capacity issues and their inability to travel on their preferred date. Will the Scottish Government meet me to discuss the outcome of the survey and the role that transport plays in...
  • Scottish Parliament: Salmon Industry 31 May 2023

    Last week, the Scottish salmon industry celebrated growth in exports to Asia. The salmon industry provides jobs to economically vulnerable island and coastal communities, but the sector faces concerns about the impact of Scottish National Party-Green proposals for highly protected marine areas. Will the Scottish Government boost the salmon industry by going back to the drawing board on HPMA plans?

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Liberal Democrat MSP for Shetland Islands

Entered the Scottish Parliament on 30 August 2019 — Byelection

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