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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Beatrice Wishart

Scottish Liberal Democrats

MSP for Shetland Islands (Constituency) 2019 - present day

About Beatrice Wishart

Contact details

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 6296
Text relay calls welcome.

Contact at their Constituency

171 Commercial Street
Lerwick
ZE1 0HX

Phone: 01595 690044
Text relay calls welcome.

Find out when the MSP's surgery times are on their website.

Committees

Cross-party groups

Beatrice is a member of 7 cross-party groups

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Aviation

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Colleges and Universities

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Fishing

Co-Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Nordic Countries

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Oil and Gas

Co-Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Skills

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on WASPI

Member

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Beatrice does not have any parliamentary or government roles

Party Roles

Beatrice has 1 party role

Party Spokesperson on Education

Scottish Liberal Democrats

Previous roles

Beatrice does not have any previous roles

Previous roles in cross-party groups are not included in this list.

Register of interests

Beatrice's register of interests

MSP's must provide details of their financial interests in the Register of Interests. They make an initial statement on becoming or being returned as an MSP. This is then updated with any changes they provide.

Here is the register for Beatrice Wishart. The date of their initial statement was 18 September 2019.

Remuneration and related undertaking

Until 31 August 2019 I was the Office Manager and Senior Caseworker for Alistair Carmichael MP (of 171 Commercial Street, Lerwick, Shetland, ZE1 0HX). I worked 39 hours per week and received remuneration of between £35,001 and £40,000 per annum.

Until 9 September 2019 I was a Local Authority Councillor for Shetland Islands Council (of Town Hall, Lerwick, Shetland, ZE1 0HB). I worked 20 hours per week and received remuneration of between £15,001 and £20,000 per annum.

Until 31 August 2019 I was the Office Manager and Senior Caseworker for Alistair Carmichael MP (of 171 Commercial Street, Lerwick, Shetland, ZE1 0HX). I worked 39 hours per week and received remuneration of between £35,001 and £40,000 per annum.

Gifts

No registrable interests.

No registrable interests.

Overseas visits

No registrable interests.

Controlled transactions

No registrable interests.

Heritable property

No registrable interests.

No registrable interests.

Interest in shares

No registrable interests.

Voluntary

I am a Trustee for Shetland Women's Aid

I am a Trustee for Shetland Women's Aid

Recent Activity

What was said

What Beatrice Wishart has said in Parliament

These are the official transcripts of what was said by this MSP in the chamber and at committee meetings. You'll find the topic discussed and how many times this MSP has contributed to the discussion.

Written questions

Written questions Beatrice Wishart has submitted in Parliament

These are the questions that this MSP has asked the Scottish Government about its work. It also includes any answer to these questions.

S5W-30207 - Unanswered

24 June 2020

Wishart, Beatrice: "To ask the Scottish Government when it last met the UK Government regarding progressing an islands deal, and what was discussed."

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S5W-30065 - Unanswered

19 June 2020

Wishart, Beatrice: "To ask the Scottish Government what professional learning is available to established teachers regarding how to (a) address any issues of racism and discrimination in their schools and (b) teach the social contexts of BAME people's experiences, and what information it has regarding the take-up of this, and what support is offered by Education…

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S5W-30062 - Unanswered

19 June 2020

Wishart, Beatrice: "To ask the Scottish Government what the next steps are for the short-term working group on diversity in the teaching profession, in light of the impact of the Black Lives Matter movement."

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S5W-30063 - Unanswered

19 June 2020

Wishart, Beatrice: "To ask the Scottish Government how (a) trainee, (b) probationary and (c) newly-qualified teachers are taught how to (i) address any issues of racism and discrimination in their schools and (ii) teach the social context of BAME people's experiences."

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S5W-29642 - Answered

03 June 2020

Wishart, Beatrice: "To ask the Scottish Government when the 2019-20 child poverty report will be published."

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