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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Keith Brown

Scottish National Party

MSP for Clackmannanshire and Dunblane (Constituency) 2011 - present day

Former MSP for Ochil (Constituency) 2007 - 2011

About Keith Brown

Contact details

Contact online

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

Phone: 01259 219333
Text relay calls welcome.

Contact at local office

Unit 4
Townhead Institute
39 Drysdale Street
Alloa
FK10 1JA

Phone: 01259 219333
Text relay calls welcome.

Committees

Cross-party groups

Keith is not a member of any cross-party groups

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Keith has 1 parliamentary and government role

Congress Of Local And Regional Authorities Of The Council Of Europe

Member

Party Roles

Keith has 1 party role

Deputy Party Leader

Scottish National Party

Previous roles

Keith has had 26 previous roles

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

17 May 2023 - 14 June 2023

Finance and Public Administration Committee

Member

03 May 2023 - 17 May 2023

Finance and Public Administration Committee

Substitute Member

26 May 2021 - 29 March 2023

Cabinet Secretary for Justice and Veterans

Scottish Government

01 September 2020 - 04 May 2021

Local Government and Communities Committee

Member

13 December 2018 - 04 May 2021

Social Security Committee

Member

06 September 2018 - 13 December 2018

Health and Sport Committee

Member

18 May 2016 - 26 June 2018

Cabinet Secretary for Economy, Jobs and Fair Work

Scottish Government

25 November 2014 - 18 May 2016

Cabinet Secretary for Infrastructure, Investment and Cities

Scottish Government

05 September 2012 - 25 November 2014

Minister for Transport and Veterans

Scottish Government

25 May 2011 - 04 September 2012

Minister for Housing and Transport

Scottish Government

12 December 2010 - 25 May 2011

Minister for Transport and Infrastructure

Scottish Government

18 January 2010 - 12 December 2010

Minister for Skills and Lifelong Learning

Scottish Government

12 February 2009 - 18 January 2010

Minister for Schools and Skills

Scottish Government

13 November 2008 - 16 February 2009

European and External Relations Committee

Member

27 March 2008 - 12 February 2009

Parliamentary Liaison Officer to the Office of the First Minister

Scottish Government

03 December 2008 - 22 January 2009

Scottish Parliamentary Pensions Bill Committee

Convener

13 November 2008 - 03 December 2008

Scottish Parliamentary Pensions Bill Committee

Member

14 June 2007 - 12 November 2008

European and External Relations Committee

Substitute Member

02 October 2007 - 12 November 2008

Standards Procedures and Public Appointments Committee

Convener

02 October 2007 - 12 November 2008

conveners group

Member

28 September 2007 - 02 October 2007

Standards Procedures and Public Appointments Committee

Member

26 June 2007 - 28 September 2007

Procedures Committee

Convener

19 June 2007 - 28 September 2007

Standards and Public Appointments Committee

Convener

19 June 2007 - 28 September 2007

conveners group

Member

13 June 2007 - 26 June 2007

Procedures Committee

Member

13 June 2007 - 19 June 2007

Standards and Public Appointments Committee

Member

Register of interests

Keith's register of interests

MSPs 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.

Recent Activity

What was said

What Keith Brown 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.

Chamber meeting date: 21 February 2024

Primary Care (Access)

Keith Brown (Clackmannanshire and Dunblane) (SNP): "First, I welcome Neil Gray to his position as Cabinet Secretary for NHS Recovery, Health and Social Care. He is one of the strongest members of the Government and it is one of the most difficult posts, so best of luck to him…

Constitution, Europe, External Affairs and Culture Committee meeting date: 8 February 2024

Review of the EU-UK Trade and Co-operation Agreement

Keith Brown (Clackmannanshire and Dunblane) (SNP): "It has been quite heartening but also surprising to hear that people are fairly sanguine and are working through solutions. That is good to know but, because we have some big players around the table, it is surprising to hear what is quite discordant…

Chamber meeting date: 6 February 2024

Bankruptcy and Diligence (Scotland) Bill: Stage 1

Keith Brown (Clackmannanshire and Dunblane) (SNP): "Given the contempt that Stephen Kerr has repeatedly shown in his speech for the ability of the Parliament to legislate, the unjustifiable faith that he has in the Westminster system and his description of our role as “fatuous”, how can he possibly be considering voting for the bill today?"

Chamber meeting date: 31 January 2024

UK Covid-19 Inquiry

Keith Brown (Clackmannanshire and Dunblane) (SNP): "It is a lie."

Chamber meeting date: 30 January 2024

European Union

Keith Brown (Clackmannanshire and Dunblane) (SNP): "I thank Jeremy Balfour for taking the intervention and for taking the trouble to be brought to the chamber this afternoon to do his job…

Votes

How Keith Brown has voted in Parliament

Find out how Keith Brown has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6M-12252

Scottish Rate Resolution

Submitted by: Shona Robison, Dundee City East, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, February 20, 2024

Supported by: George Adam, Tom Arthur, Joe FitzPatrick
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, February 22, 2024

Result 62 for, 54 against, 0 abstained, 13 did not vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-12248

Regulation of Legal Services (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: Siobhian Brown, Ayr, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, February 20, 2024

Supported by: Angela Constance
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, February 22, 2024

Result 62 for, 29 against, 25 abstained, 13 did not vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-12215

Crisis in NHS Dentistry

Submitted by: Willie Rennie, North East Fife, Scottish Liberal Democrats. Date lodged: Monday, February 19, 2024

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Result 84 for, 32 against, 0 abstained, 13 did not vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-12215.1

Crisis in NHS Dentistry

Submitted by: Paul Sweeney, Glasgow, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Tuesday, February 20, 2024

Supported by: Carol Mochan
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Result 85 for, 31 against, 0 abstained, 13 did not vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-12214

Improving Access to Primary Care

Submitted by: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats. Date lodged: Monday, February 19, 2024

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Result 63 for, 53 against, 0 abstained, 13 did not vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motions

Questions

Questions Keith Brown has asked

These are the questions that this MSP has asked in Parliament. It also includes any answer to those questions.

Question ref. S6O-03137

Asked by: Brown, Keith, Clackmannanshire and Dunblane, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21 February 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government what recent discussions it has had with colleges and trade unions regarding pay in the further education sector."

Taken in the Chamber on 29 February 2024

Question ref. S6W-24371

Asked by: Brown, Keith, Clackmannanshire and Dunblane, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 5 January 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government what assessment it has made of the potential impact of independence on Scotland’s economy."

Answered by Jamie Hepburn on 8 January 2024

Question ref. S6O-02849

Asked by: Brown, Keith, Clackmannanshire and Dunblane, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 29 November 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government what assessment it has carried out regarding any impact of UK immigration policies on universities in Scotland."

Taken in the Chamber on 7 December 2023

Question ref. S6O-02773

Asked by: Brown, Keith, Clackmannanshire and Dunblane, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 15 November 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on progress towards addressing the reported concerns raised by local residents about HMP Stirling."

Taken in the Chamber on 23 November 2023

Question ref. S6W-22213

Asked by: Brown, Keith, Clackmannanshire and Dunblane, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13 October 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on how many baby boxes have been issued in the NHS Forth Valley area to date."

Answered by Shirley-Anne Somerville on 9 November 2023

Question ref. S6O-02742

Asked by: Brown, Keith, Clackmannanshire and Dunblane, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 8 November 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government what assessment it has made of the potential impact of UK Government migration policy on Scotland’s economy and workforce."

Taken in the Chamber on 16 November 2023

Question ref. S6W-22215

Asked by: Brown, Keith, Clackmannanshire and Dunblane, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13 October 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government how many people in the (a) Stirling and (b) Clackmannanshire Council area have received the Scottish Child Payment since its introduction to date."

Answered by Shirley-Anne Somerville on 6 November 2023

Question ref. S6W-22214

Asked by: Brown, Keith, Clackmannanshire and Dunblane, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13 October 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government how many people in the (a) Clackmannanshire and (b) Stirling Council area have received the Winter Heating Payment since its introduction to date."

Answered by Shirley-Anne Somerville on 6 November 2023

Question ref. S6W-22216

Asked by: Brown, Keith, Clackmannanshire and Dunblane, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13 October 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S6W-18694 by Tom Arthur on 14 June 2023, whether it can provide the equivalent figures for 2023, and, if not, when it expects the figures to be published."

Answered by Tom Arthur on 3 November 2023

Question ref. S6O-02665

Asked by: Brown, Keith, Clackmannanshire and Dunblane, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25 October 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government when it last received an update from the Traffic Commissioner for Scotland on any complaints regarding local bus services."

Taken in the Chamber on 2 November 2023

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