Gavin Brown MSP

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Gavin Brown MSP

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  • Member for: Lothian
  • Party: Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

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Parliamentary Activities

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Finance Committee 01 April 2015 : Wednesday, April 01, 2015


Gavin Brown

With regard to the bigger numbers, has the Scottish Fiscal Commission been formally asked to do anything in relation to the Scottish rate of income tax at this st...



Finance Committee 01 April 2015 : Wednesday, April 01, 2015


Gavin Brown

In your report, you commented on the Scottish Government’s forecasts for LBTT and landfill tax, and then on the underlying indicators for business rates. I forget...



Finance Committee 01 April 2015 : Wednesday, April 01, 2015


Gavin Brown

Sure.



Finance Committee 01 April 2015 : Wednesday, April 01, 2015


Gavin Brown

In the committee’s initial report, we said that the Scottish Fiscal Commission should have responsibility for producing the official macroeconomic forecasts, but the Government disagreed wit...



Finance Committee 01 April 2015 : Wednesday, April 01, 2015


Gavin Brown

A discussion will take place—I presume that that will happen in the coming months rather than the coming weeks, given that there is an election coming up—between ...



Finance Committee 01 April 2015 : Wednesday, April 01, 2015


Gavin Brown

So you have done various bits of work, but you are not involved in a live piece of work.



Finance Committee 01 April 2015 : Wednesday, April 01, 2015


Gavin Brown

Good morning. My first question is about the subject of forestalling and behavioural impact in relation to LBTT. You made some initial observations in your paper ...



Finance Committee 01 April 2015 : Wednesday, April 01, 2015


Gavin Brown

I am grateful for that. Thank you.



Finance Committee 01 April 2015 : Wednesday, April 01, 2015


Gavin Brown

So you are saying that it is harder to predict the outcomes, and that things can move in different directions.



Finance Committee 01 April 2015 : Wednesday, April 01, 2015


Gavin Brown

So we are hoping for greater production—or at least not as large a decline in production—as a consequence, and you make certain assumptions on that basis.<...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult

S4M-12878 Michael Matheson: Prisoners (Control of Release) (Scotland) Bill—That the Parliament agree
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AbstainCarried

S4M-12857.2 John Swinney: Scotland’s Economy and Finances—As an amendment to motion S4M-12857 in the
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NoCarried

S4M-12857.1 Jackie Baillie: Scotland’s Economy and Finances—As an amendment to motion S4M-12857 in t
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NoDefeated

S4M-12857 Gavin Brown: Scotland’s Economy and Finances—That the Parliament notes that the Scottish G
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NoCarried

S4M-12776.4 John Swinney: Supporting Scotland’s Economy—As an amendment to motion S4M-12776 in the n
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NoCarried

S4M-12776.3 Gavin Brown: Supporting Scotland’s Economy—As an amendment to motion S4M-12776 in the na
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YesDefeated

S4M-12776.1 Willie Rennie: Supporting Scotland’s Economy—As an amendment to motion S4M-12776 in the
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NoDefeated

S4M-12776.2 Patrick Harvie: Supporting Scotland’s Economy—As an amendment to motion S4M-12776 in the
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NoDefeated

S4M-12776 Jackie Baillie: Supporting Scotland’s Economy—That the Parliament rejects the UK Governmen
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NoCarried

S4M-12763.1 Claire Baker: Post-study Work Visas—As an amendment to motion S4M-12763 in the name of H
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AbstainCarried

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Motion S4M-12857: Gavin Brown, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 30/03/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12776.3: Gavin Brown, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 24/03/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12591.2: Gavin Brown, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10/03/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12521.1: Gavin Brown, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 04/03/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12382.1: Gavin Brown, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 23/02/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-12034.3: Gavin Brown, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12/01/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11993.4: Gavin Brown, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 07/01/2015 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11386.1: Gavin Brown, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 03/11/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-11332.1: Gavin Brown, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 29/10/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10769.1.1: Gavin Brown, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 11/08/2014 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S4O-04219: Gavin Brown, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 13/04/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-04186: Gavin Brown, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 23/03/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-04167: Gavin Brown, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16/03/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-04121: Gavin Brown, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 02/03/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-24524: Gavin Brown, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18/02/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-24525: Gavin Brown, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18/02/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-04057: Gavin Brown, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18/02/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-04016: Gavin Brown, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10/02/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-24140: Gavin Brown, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22/01/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-24141: Gavin Brown, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22/01/2015 Show Full Question >>

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