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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Meeting of the Parliament 21 August 2014 : Thursday, August 21, 2014
Gavin Brown (Lothian) (Con) Will the First Minister give way on that point?



Meeting of the Parliament 21 August 2014 : Thursday, August 21, 2014
Gavin Brown (Lothian) (Con) The nationalist case is not just that we would be a successful independent country; the case that the Scottish Government is campaigning on is that we would be a country that is wealthier than the rest of the UK. That is what it is putting forward to the people of Scotland. It claims that we will be...

Meeting of the Parliament 21 August 2014 : Thursday, August 21, 2014
Gavin Brown The First Minister would not give way to me, but I will gladly give way to him.



Meeting of the Parliament 21 August 2014 : Thursday, August 21, 2014
Gavin Brown I do not know why members are clapping. It is clear that Mr Salmond has not even read the three-page letter from Sir Donald MacKay because, on his central scenario—I can see that Lewis Macdonald knows what I am going to say—he is almost £1 billion out from the Scottish Government in year 1 and almos...

Meeting of the Parliament 19 August 2014 : Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Gavin Brown (Lothian) (Con) The N-56 report paints a medium oil scenario in which, it says, the Scottish deficit would be higher than the United Kingdom’s deficit in 2016-17 and in 2026-27. Does the minister agree with N-56?



Meeting of the Parliament 19 August 2014 : Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Gavin Brown (Lothian) (Con) I support the amendments and am grateful to the cabinet secretary for lodging them. The idea of an instant penalty struck me as being a little harsh in some cases. The flexibility and changes that he has proposed strike the right balance, so I am pleased to support the amendments.

Amendme...

Meeting of the Parliament 19 August 2014 : Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Gavin Brown (Lothian) (Con) It has been interesting and rewarding to be involved with the bill. I am extremely grateful to Professor Gavin McEwen, who gave expert advice to the Finance Committee, and to all other stakeholders who participated in round-table discussions, gave formal evidence and wrote in to try to explain some ...

Meeting of the Parliament 19 August 2014 : Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Gavin Brown If that was John Mason being optimistic about the tax system, I hope that I am not here on the day when he is pessimistic.

Quite rightly, this has been a broadly consensual debate, with little to divide the chamber, either at stage 2 or at stage 3.

I was struck by something th...

Meeting of the Parliament 19 August 2014 : Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Gavin Brown (Lothian) (Con) I, too, congratulate Gordon MacDonald on securing the debate. I thank the Scottish Grocers Federation, the National Federation of Retail Newsagents and the Carnegie United Kingdom Trust for their helpful briefings, which I think that many members will have taken advantage of in preparing for the deb...

Meeting of the Parliament 14 August 2014 : Thursday, August 14, 2014
Gavin Brown (Lothian) (Con) The official Scottish Government pensions paper contains 30 key proposals but only four of those proposals are costed. Given the importance of pensions to the people of Scotland, will the First Minister agree to update his pensions paper and put costings next to all 30 proposals?

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S4M-10843.1.2 Ruth Davidson: Scotland’s Future—As an amendment to amendment S4M-10843.1 in the name
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S4M-10843.1.1 Willie Rennie: Scotland’s Future—As an amendment to amendment S4M-10843.1 in the name
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S4M-10843.1 Johann Lamont: Scotland’s Future—As an amendment to motion S4M-10843 in the name of Alex
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S4M-10843 Alex Salmond: Scotland’s Future—That the Parliament agrees that Scotland is one of the wea
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S4M-10829.3 Jenny Marra: Increasing Opportunities for Women—As an amendment to motion S4M-10829 in t
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S4M-10829.2 Mary Scanlon: Increasing Opportunities for Women—As an amendment to motion S4M-10829 in
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S4M-10829.1 Alison McInnes: Increasing Opportunities for Women—As an amendment to motion S4M-10829 i
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S4M-10829 Angela Constance: Increasing Opportunities for Women—That the Parliament welcomes the grow
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S4M-10777.4 Jackie Baillie: Welfare—As an amendment to motion S4M-10777 in the name of Nicola Sturge
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Motion S4M-10769.1.1: Gavin Brown, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 11/08/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10430.2: Gavin Brown, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 23/06/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-10353.2: Gavin Brown, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 17/06/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09926.4: Gavin Brown, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 06/05/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-09462: Gavin Brown, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 24/03/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08769.3: Gavin Brown, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 15/01/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08714.4: Gavin Brown, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 07/01/2014 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-08551: Gavin Brown, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 09/12/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-07872.4: Gavin Brown, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 01/10/2013 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S4M-07734.2: Gavin Brown, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18/09/2013 Show Full Motion >>
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Question S4W-22432: Gavin Brown, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 20/08/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-22414: Gavin Brown, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19/08/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-22415: Gavin Brown, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19/08/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-22322: Gavin Brown, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 08/08/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-22324: Gavin Brown, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 08/08/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-22319: Gavin Brown, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 08/08/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-22316: Gavin Brown, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 08/08/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-22321: Gavin Brown, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 08/08/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-22320: Gavin Brown, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 08/08/2014 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-22313: Gavin Brown, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 07/08/2014 Show Full Question >>

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