Tavish Scott encourages responses to Fair Isle consultation

Shetland MSP Tavish Scott has highlighted the Scottish Government’s consultation on a Demonstration & Research Marine Protected Area (D&R MPA) proposal ahead of the deadline for submissions later this week.The consultation, which consists of five questions, closes this Thursday, 26th May ...

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New Minister must deliver on ferry fares

Following the announcement of the new Scottish Government’s ministerial team, Shetland MSP Tavish Scott has urged the new Minister for Transport and the Islands, Humza Yousaf, to take action to fulfil the promises made by the SNP during the election.

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Tavish launches his campaign

Tavish launches his campaign for re-election to the Scottish Parliament. 

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Putting Shetland First - Tavish's campaign for Shetland's future

An absolute commitment to put Shetland first is Tavish Scott's approach to the 2016 campaign for the Shetland constituency in the Scottish Parliament. Launching his campaign in Lerwick and on-line Tavish is putting schools, health, transport and local jobs at the heart of his campaign.

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Tavish presses for control of seabed to be put in Shetland's hands

During a Parliamentary debate on the Scotland Bill earlier today, Shetland MSP Tavish Scott called on the Scottish Government to accept that control over the seabed must be given to the islands. 

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Tavish comments on Digital Forum

Tavish comments on Digital Forum

An EE mobile phone shop in Shetland, details on when local areas will get broadband investment and more money for Shetland broadband were all raised at the recent Shetland Digital Forum chaired by Shetland MSP Tavish Scott. Representatives from EE, BT and Highlands and Islands Enterprise gave pr...

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Tavish calls on First Minister to intervene in CAP Payments

Tavish calls on First Minister to intervene in CAP Payments

Shetland MSP Tavish Scott has urged First Minister Nicola Sturgeon to take clear action on the crisis surrounding farming payments. The Scottish Government met with stakeholders yesterday and announced that less favoured area support scheme (LFASS) payments would be made based on 2014 claims, by...

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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 and 2011. Mr Scott is the current Scottish Liberal Democrat Spokesman for Transport, Rural Affairs, Fisheries, Environment and Sport. He is a member of the Scottish Parliament’s Public Audit Committee and Referendum Committee and he is also a member of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association. Read more