Christina McKelvie MSP

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Christina McKelvie MSP

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  • Member for: Hamilton, Larkhall and Stonehouse
  • Region: Central Scotland
  • Party: Scottish National Party

Christina is a member of the following Committees:

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

Parliamentary Activities

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Meeting of the Parliament 13 December 2018 [Draft] : 13 December 2018


Christina McKelvie

I can heartily give a commitment that all stakeholders who have an interest will take part in that consultation. I will certainly encourage them to do so, and I h...



Meeting of the Parliament 13 December 2018 [Draft] : 13 December 2018


Christina McKelvie

I thank members for their contributions to the debate. On 10 December 1998, the United Nations adopted its declaration on human rights defenders. Having met several human rights defenders th...



Meeting of the Parliament 13 December 2018 [Draft] : 13 December 2018


Christina McKelvie

—and we are happy to support their amendment today. [Laughter.] It seems that I might have pre-empted...



Meeting of the Parliament 13 December 2018 [Draft] : 13 December 2018


Christina McKelvie

I thank the member for her intervention and for her tireless work on the cross-party group. Promoting and ensuring the safety and wellbeing of children and young people is a huge part of the...



Meeting of the Parliament 13 December 2018 [Draft] : 13 December 2018


Christina McKelvie

The Scottish Government has a clear view on exploitative zero-hours contracts, so I think that the member and I would be in agreement on that point. <...



Meeting of the Parliament 13 December 2018 [Draft] : 13 December 2018


Christina McKelvie

Absolutely. We have taken seriously all the recommendations in Professor Alston’s report and we are looking at how we can give effect to them.



Meeting of the Parliament 13 December 2018 [Draft] : 13 December 2018


The Minister for Older People and Equalities (Christina McKelvie)

It gives me great pleasure to open this debate. As 2018 draws to a close, it is appropriate for the Parliament to reflect on the...



Meeting of the Parliament 27 November 2018 [Draft] : 27 November 2018


Christina McKelvie

I agree with Elaine Smith on that point. Last week, as part of the 16 days, I opened the Inside Outside exhibition at the University of West Scotland. It is in Ki...



Meeting of the Parliament 27 November 2018 [Draft] : 27 November 2018


The Minister for Older People and Equalities (Christina McKelvie)

Violence against women and girls is one of the most devastating and fundamental violations of human rights. It has to stop, and meaningful action must be taken to...



Meeting of the Parliament 22 November 2018 [Draft] : 22 November 2018


Christina McKelvie

I know that Liz Smith has had an on-going focus on this issue and she will understand that equality law recognises that bringing about equality for disabled peopl...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-15126.3: Demonstrating Leadership in Human Rights (Mary Fee)
Meeting Date: 13/12/2018
Result - For: 30, Against: 83 Abstain: 0
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S5M-15126.2: Demonstrating Leadership in Human Rights (Alex Cole-Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 13/12/2018
Result - For: 88, Against: 0 Abstain: 24
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ForCarried
S5M-15126: Demonstrating Leadership in Human Rights (Christina McKelvie)
Meeting Date: 13/12/2018
Result - For: 89, Against: 0 Abstain: 24
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ForCarried
S5M-14447: Pow of Inchaffray Drainage Commission (Scotland) Bill (Tom Arthur)
Meeting Date: 13/12/2018
Result - For: 112, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
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S5M-15096.4: Sea Fisheries and End of Year Negotiations (Peter Chapman)
Meeting Date: 11/12/2018
Result - For: 26, Against: 83 Abstain: 1
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AgainstDefeated
S5M-15096.1: Sea Fisheries and End of Year Negotiations (Rhoda Grant)
Meeting Date: 11/12/2018
Result - For: 84, Against: 26 Abstain: 0
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S5M-15096.3: Sea Fisheries and End of Year Negotiations (Mark Ruskell)
Meeting Date: 11/12/2018
Result - For: 62, Against: 31 Abstain: 17
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ForCarried
S5M-15096: Sea Fisheries and End of Year Negotiations (Fergus Ewing)
Meeting Date: 11/12/2018
Result - For: 67, Against: 26 Abstain: 17
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ForCarried
S5M-15032: Protecting Our Interests: Scotland's Response to the UK Government and EU's Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration (Michael Russell)
Meeting Date: 05/12/2018
Result - For: 92, Against: 29 Abstain: 0
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ForCarried
S5M-15017: Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill - UK Legislation (Humza Yousaf)
Meeting Date: 04/12/2018
Result - For: 100, Against: 7 Abstain: 0
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Not VotedCarried

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Motion S5M-15126: Christina McKelvie, Hamilton, Larkhall and Stonehouse, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11/12/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14904: Christina McKelvie, Hamilton, Larkhall and Stonehouse, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26/11/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-14075: Christina McKelvie, Hamilton, Larkhall and Stonehouse, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 24/09/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12933: Christina McKelvie, Hamilton, Larkhall and Stonehouse, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/06/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12797: Christina McKelvie, Hamilton, Larkhall and Stonehouse, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 14/06/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12661: Christina McKelvie, Hamilton, Larkhall and Stonehouse, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 07/06/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12617: Christina McKelvie, Hamilton, Larkhall and Stonehouse, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/06/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12476: Christina McKelvie, Hamilton, Larkhall and Stonehouse, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 29/05/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-12289: Christina McKelvie, Hamilton, Larkhall and Stonehouse, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/05/2018 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-11873: Christina McKelvie, Hamilton, Larkhall and Stonehouse, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/04/2018 Show Full Motion >>
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EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Question S5O-02254: Christina McKelvie, Hamilton, Larkhall and Stonehouse, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11/06/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02214: Christina McKelvie, Hamilton, Larkhall and Stonehouse, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 04/06/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-02000: Christina McKelvie, Hamilton, Larkhall and Stonehouse, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/04/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-15726: Christina McKelvie, Hamilton, Larkhall and Stonehouse, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28/03/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-01926: Christina McKelvie, Hamilton, Larkhall and Stonehouse, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13/03/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-15017: Christina McKelvie, Hamilton, Larkhall and Stonehouse, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 01/03/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-01821: Christina McKelvie, Hamilton, Larkhall and Stonehouse, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21/02/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-01730: Christina McKelvie, Hamilton, Larkhall and Stonehouse, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 24/01/2018 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-12652: Christina McKelvie, Hamilton, Larkhall and Stonehouse, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 09/11/2017 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-10428: Christina McKelvie, Hamilton, Larkhall and Stonehouse, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20/07/2017 Show Full Question >>

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