“I’m here to help”, says Wishart following Scottish Parliament confirmation ceremony

Beatrice Wishart has today been sworn in as Shetland’s MSP in a ceremony in the Scottish Parliament, following her re-election on Thursday 6 May.

Ms Wishart attended the Scottish Parliament to take an affirmation, which formally confirms her appointment as the Member of the Scottish Parliament for Shetland.

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Wishart responds to restrictions announcement

Responding to the Scottish Government’s announcement that Shetland will move to Level 1 from Monday May 17, Shetland’s MSP Beatrice Wishart commented:

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Eradicating fuel poverty completely must be the goal

Scottish Liberal Candidate for Shetland Beatrice Wishart has today said that eradicating fuel poverty completely is essential in Shetland’s recovery from COVID. 

 

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Wishart congratulate Shetland’s victories at YoungScot Awards

Scottish Liberal Democrat candidate for Shetland Beatrice Wishart has today congratulated both Brynn Hauxwell and the Chillax group on their achievements at the YoungScot awards. 

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Wishart welcomes expanded use of testing

Scottish Liberal Democrat candidate for Shetland, Beatrice Wishart, has today welcomed the Scottish Government announcement that lateral flow tests are to be made universally available ahead of the opening up of travel to and from island communities.

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Liberal Democrats launch manifesto.

Scottish Liberal Democrat candidate Beatrice Wishart has today said Liberal Democrats will always put island communities first as the party published its election manifesto.  

 

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Survival of Island NHS Boards not up for debate

Scottish Liberal Democrat candidate for Shetland Beatrice Wishart has today said she will oppose any centralisation plans of NHS Shetland following the publication of the SNP manifesto which referred to a ‘review the number, structure and regulation of health boards’.

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Wishart on planned Co-op shops

Scottish Liberal Democrat candidate for Shetland Beatrice Wishart has today expressed grave concern about the proposed new Co-op shops in Scalloway and Sandwick citing that the outcry from local business and residents should stop the plans in their tracks.

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Wishart responds to FM announcement on COVID restrictions


Wishart writes to FM over lack of clarity on island restrictions

Scottish Liberal Democrat candidate Beatrice Wishart has today written to the First Minister to seek urgent clarity from the Scottish Government over the lifting of COVID restrictions for island communities. 

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