Beatrice Wishart

Liberal Democrat MSP for Shetland Islands


Liberal Democrat MSP for Shetland Islands

Entered the Scottish Parliament on 30 August 2019 — Byelection

Recent appearances

  • Scottish Parliament: VisitScotland Information Centres 28 Mar 2024

    Y esterday’s news that VisitScotland plans to close its iCentre network across the country by 2026 and pursue a digital-first strategy has come as a shock in the northern isles, which rely on tourism. Does the First Minister share the view of some in the tourism sector that that is a retrograde step, and is he able to indicate whether any impact assessment has been conducted on island...
  • Scottish Parliament: Public Transport (Fair Fares Review) 28 Mar 2024

    I welcome the long-awaited fair fares review, which has taken four transport ministers more than three years. I submitted written parliamentary questions asking when we could expect publication. The Scottish Government is late by three months to its own stated deadline of the end of 2023. I am a little disappointed in the final publication of the review. In response to the various questions...
  • Scottish Parliament: Agriculture and Rural Communities (Scotland) Bill: Stage 1 27 Mar 2024

    I, too, o ffer my thanks to the committee clerks, committee colleagues and all who have been involved in the stage 1 process. The passion of people in the agriculture sector to grow and produce quality food is evident. As custodians of the land, many have shown good practice for nature and the climate, and that should be fostered and encouraged. For years now, crofters and farmers have been...

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