Wishart urges vigilance in the face of scam phone calls and texts to islanders

MSP for Shetland, Beatrice Wishart, has today urged vigilance on scam phone calls and texts after concerns have been raised that financial fraudsters are preying on the most vulnerable in society in light of scam phone calls and texts into the islands.

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Wishart calls on all election candidates to sign HIAL petition

Scottish Liberal Democrat MSP Beatrice Wishart has today called on candidates standing to represent Shetland, both at a constituency and regional level, to sign a petition that aims to halt the current plans to centralise air traffic control away from Sumburgh. 

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Wishart seeks urgent clarity on Shetland COVID restrictions

Scottish Liberal Democrat Shetland MSP Beatrice Wishart has today written to Paul Wheelhouse, Minister for Energy, Connectivity and the Islands, asking for clarity on the lifting of COVID-19 restrictions. 

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Wishart reveals 1 in 4 transfers to Aberdeen are for MRI scans

Scottish Liberal Democrat MSP Beatrice Wishart has today revealed that one in four transfers from Gilbert Bain to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary Hospital are for MRI scans. 

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Wishart reveals nearly a year lost due to faulty chargepoints

Scottish Liberal Democrat MSP Beatrice Wishart has today revealed that nearly a year has been lost due to malfunctioning car charge points in Shetland. 

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Wishart calls for commission to examine violence against women and girls

Beatrice Wishart, MSP for Shetland, has today joined calls for a commission to look into violence against women and girls . The Scottish Liberal Democrats have called for all five major parties, and local candidates, to commit to a commission to urgently look into the matter and report back with recommendations on how to improve the situation for women and girls within the first year of the next Parliament.

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Wishart responds to FM statement on COVID restrictions


Wishart welcomes accommodations made for Shetland and the islands in animal transport plan

MSP for Shetland, Beatrice Wishart, has welcomed the proposed changes to live animal transport to recognise the unique challenges facing Shetland and the islands in this area.

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HIAL petitions hits over 1000 signatures in just 14 days

A petition launched by Shetland MSP Beatrice Wishart aimed at halting current plans to centralise air traffic control has now gathered over 1000 signatures in just 14 days since first launched. 

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Isles representatives write to DVSA for action on driving tests

Isles representatives, Beatrice Wishart MSP and Alistair Carmichael MP, have written to the head of the DVSA, Loveday Ryder, to voice concern about the growing backlog in driving tests in the Northern Isles.

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