Gavin Brown MSP

Welcome to Gavin Brown MSP's biography pages

Gavin Brown MSP

Here you can find out about your MSPs' political activities and how to get in touch with them.

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

Gavin is a member of the following Committees:

Gavin is a member of the following Cross-Party Groups:

Parliamentary Activities

Search for other Speeches made by Gavin Brown

Finance Committee 20 May 2015 : Wednesday, May 20, 2015


Gavin Brown

Are you saying that, instead of looking only at the forecast period, which would be three or four years, the fiscal body should be looking over several decades at...



Finance Committee 20 May 2015 : Wednesday, May 20, 2015


Gavin Brown

That is helpful. Thank you.



Finance Committee 20 May 2015 : Wednesday, May 20, 2015


Gavin Brown

We have talked about the Scottish Fiscal Commission in detail. Professor Beath’s submission talks about forecasts, which have also been well covered. You also men...



Finance Committee 20 May 2015 : Wednesday, May 20, 2015


Gavin Brown

Professor Keating—I want to come back to intergovernmental relations. You are sceptical about setting up too many, and mention the possibility of their being inef...



Finance Committee 20 May 2015 : Wednesday, May 20, 2015


Gavin Brown

Are there any other comments on borrowing?



Finance Committee 20 May 2015 : Wednesday, May 20, 2015


Gavin Brown

You mentioned a figure of £500 million in relation to tax income decline in 2008, which was an extreme situation. Were you talking just about income tax? Would th...



Finance Committee 20 May 2015 : Wednesday, May 20, 2015


Gavin Brown

Do other panellists have different views?



Finance Committee 20 May 2015 : Wednesday, May 20, 2015


Gavin Brown

Some people suggest that the borrowing powers that would come via Calman are not sufficient. The Smith commission proposals are obviously far greater than Calman,...



Finance Committee 20 May 2015 : Wednesday, May 20, 2015


Gavin Brown

Do panellists wish to share with us the extent of borrowing powers that they think will be required during implementation of the Smith report, as opposed to the b...



Finance Committee 20 May 2015 : Wednesday, May 20, 2015


Gavin Brown

At the time when the Government sought the powers, it was envisaged that the public sector would be going through a huge amount of reform. One of the arguments th...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult

S4M-13203.3 Angela Constance: The Future of Scotland’s Economy—As an amendment to motion S4M-13203 i
>> Show more
NoCarried

S4M-13203 Jackie Baillie: The Future of Scotland’s Economy—That the Parliament agrees that reducing
>> Show more
NoCarried

4M-13134.1 Jamie McGrigor: Circular Economy (Waste Management)—As an amendment to motion S4M-13134 i
>> Show more
YesCarried

S4M-13112.2 Mary Scanlon: Scottish Apprenticeship Week—As an amendment to motion S4M-13112 in the na
>> Show more
YesDefeated

S4M-13007 Christina McKelvie on behalf of the European and External Relations Committee: 2nd Report,
>> Show more
Not VotedCarried

S4M-13023.1 Siobhan McMahon: Scotland’s Future Employability Services—As an amendment to motion S4M-
>> Show more
NoCarried

S4M-13023 Roseanna Cunningham: Scotland’s Future Employability Services—That the Parliament recognis
>> Show more
NoCarried

S4M-12994 Michael Matheson: Air Weapons and Licensing (Scotland) Bill—That the Parliament agrees to
>> Show more
AbstainCarried

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

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

Search for other Motions lodged by Gavin Brown
EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
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 >>
Search for other Questions asked by Gavin Brown
EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Question S4W-25687: Gavin Brown, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21/05/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-04370: Gavin Brown, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19/05/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-04363: Gavin Brown, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 11/05/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-04277: Gavin Brown, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 29/04/2015 Show Full Question >>
Question S4F-02751: Gavin Brown, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 20/04/2015 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 >>

Further information

Email our Public Information Service for more information.