Tavish calls for views on island healthcare

Tavish has issued a call for views from across the islands ahead of a debate over the future of health boards in the Scottish Parliament.  The motion, lodged by Orkney MSP Liam McArthur, will be debated next Thursday. It calls on the Scottish Government to recognise the specific challenges and ne...

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Tavish is crowned a Scottish Sporting Champion

  Shetland MSP Tavish Scott has been crowned a Scottish Sporting Champion by the Scottish Sports Association (SSA). The SSA represents the numerous Scottish Governing Bodies across a range of sports. In the lead up to May’s Scottish elections Tavish signed up to the SSA’s VoteforSport campaign, c...

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Northern Isles MSPs wear it pink for breast cancer research

Shetland MSP Tavish Scott and Orkney MSP Liam McArthur showed their support for Breast Cancer Now's wear it pink campaign in the Scottish Parliament.  wear it pink is now in its 15th year and encourages supporters across the UK to wear something pink and raise money for research into breast canc...

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Letter from Edinburgh - 16th September 2016

Following Parliament's return after recess, Tavish writes about key announcements for crofters and the future of Scottish education. 

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Tavish encourages young people to run for Scottish Youth Parliament

Tavish has called on young people to consider standing for the Scottish Youth Parliament (SYP).  Prospective candidates aged 14-25 can now register their interest on the SYP website ahead of the elections due to be held in March 2017.  The elected candidates will become Members of the Scottish Yo...

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Tavish welcomes island housing fund

Shetland MSP Tavish Scott and Orkney MSP Liam McArthur have welcomed a new £5 million islands housing fund as ministers confirmed during a Holyrood debate that they would adopt the Scottish Liberal Democrat proposal. The Scottish Lib Dems tabled an amendment to a Scottish Government motion callin...

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About

In 1999, Tavish Scott was elected as the Member of the Scottish Parliament for Shetland and he was re-elected in 2003, 2007, 2011 and 2016. Mr Scott is the current Scottish Liberal Democrat Spokesperson for Education and Sport and Europe. He is a member of the Scottish Parliament’s Education & Skills Committee and European & External Affairs Committee and he is also a member of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association. Read more