Iain Gray MSP

Welcome to Iain Gray MSP's biography pages

Iain Gray MSP

Here you can find out about your MSPs' political activities and how to get in touch with them.

  • Member for: East Lothian
  • Region: South Scotland
  • Party: Scottish Labour

Iain is a member of the following Committees:

Iain is a member of the following Cross-Party Groups:

Parliamentary Activities

Search for other speeches made by this member

Meeting of the Parliament 20 September 2017 [Draft] : 20 September 2017


Iain Gray

Will the member take an intervention?



Meeting of the Parliament 20 September 2017 [Draft] : 20 September 2017


Iain Gray

Will the member take an intervention?



Meeting of the Parliament 20 September 2017 [Draft] : 20 September 2017


Iain Gray

We must tax and invest, because the only way to face the challenges that this country faces is to invest in the skills and educa...



Meeting of the Parliament 20 September 2017 [Draft] : 20 September 2017


Iain Gray

Yet again, the cabinet secretary offers up another place to hide from the hard decisions of Government. It is all too complicated for the rest of us to understand. This is a debate about the...



Meeting of the Parliament 20 September 2017 [Draft] : 20 September 2017


Iain Gray (East Lothian) (Lab)

Three years ago, I gave 10 years of my life to the metaphorically smoke-filled room that was the Smith commission, and we agreed significant tax powers for this Parliament. Three years on—Pa...



Meeting of the Parliament 20 September 2017 [Draft] : 20 September 2017


Iain Gray

The minister will be aware of the case of my constituent, Molly Young, who was attacked with acid in school by a fellow pupil. That crime was carried out using dr...



Meeting of the Parliament 20 September 2017 [Draft] : 20 September 2017


6. Iain Gray (East Lothian) (Lab)

To ask the Scottish Government what action it will take on sentencing and stronger controls on the sale of corrosive chemicals, to tackle the use of acid as a weapon. (S5O-01260) ...



Meeting of the Parliament 07 September 2017 [Draft] : 07 September 2017


Iain Gray

Will the member give way?



Meeting of the Parliament 07 September 2017 [Draft] : 07 September 2017


Iain Gray

Mr Dornan is right: our teachers have gone the extra mile. Does he understand that, in return, they do not want his warm words—they want decent pay and conditions to do their job?...



Meeting of the Parliament 07 September 2017 [Draft] : 07 September 2017


Iain Gray

Will the member take an intervention?

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-06376.1: Education Governance Next Steps (Liz Smith)
Meeting Date: 28/06/2017
Result - For: 31, Against: 92 Abstain: 0
>> Show more
AgainstDefeated
S5M-06376.4: Education Governance Next Steps (Iain Gray)
Meeting Date: 28/06/2017
Result - For: 30, Against: 93 Abstain: 0
>> Show more
ForDefeated
S5M-06376.3: Education Governance Next Steps (Ross Greer)
Meeting Date: 28/06/2017
Result - For: 30, Against: 92 Abstain: 0
>> Show more
ForDefeated
S5M-06376: Education Governance Next Steps (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 28/06/2017
Result - For: 96, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
>> Show more
AgainstCarried
SP Bill 2: Railway Policing (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 2
Meeting Date: 27/06/2017
Result - For: 53, Against: 66 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated
SP Bill 2: Railway Policing (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 5
Meeting Date: 27/06/2017
Result - For: 51, Against: 66 Abstain: 0
Not VotedDefeated
SP Bill 2: Railway Policing (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 6
Meeting Date: 27/06/2017
Result - For: 53, Against: 65 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated
SP Bill 2: Railway Policing (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 7
Meeting Date: 27/06/2017
Result - For: 53, Against: 66 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated
S5M-06356: Railway Policing (Scotland) Bill (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 27/06/2017
Result - For: 68, Against: 53 Abstain: 0
>> Show more
AgainstCarried
SP Bill 1: Limitation (Childhood Abuse) (Scotland) Bill (Stage 2) - Amendment 1
Meeting Date: 22/06/2017
Result - For: 50, Against: 65 Abstain: 0
ForDefeated

Search for other Motions lodged by Iain Gray
EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Motion S5M-07857: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 22/09/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-07775: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 19/09/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-07741: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/09/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-07600: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 08/09/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-07599: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 08/09/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-07598: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 08/09/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-07291: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 25/08/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-07193: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/08/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-06376.4: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 27/06/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-06048: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/06/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Search for other Questions asked by Iain Gray
EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Question S5W-11367: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/09/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-01260: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 11/09/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-11123: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 06/09/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-10474: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 25/07/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-01190: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 21/06/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-09741: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16/06/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-01151: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 14/06/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-01104: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 05/06/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-00903: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18/04/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-00868: Iain Gray, East Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12/04/2017 Show Full Question >>

Contact preference

This member prefers to be contacted by email rather than traditional mail.

Further information

Email our Public Information Service for more information.