Paul Wheelhouse MSP

Welcome to Paul Wheelhouse MSP's biography pages

Paul Wheelhouse MSP

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

  • Member for: South Scotland
  • Party: Scottish National Party

Paul is a member of the following Committees:

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

Parliamentary Activities

Search for other speeches made by this member

Meeting of the Parliament 07 June 2018 [Draft] : 07 June 2018


Paul Wheelhouse

I wholly endorse Lewis Macdonald’s view. We have put forward a strong argument in the consultation on remote island wind, and we are thankful that we were success...



Meeting of the Parliament 07 June 2018 [Draft] : 07 June 2018


Paul Wheelhouse

Do I have time, Presiding Officer?



Meeting of the Parliament 07 June 2018 [Draft] : 07 June 2018


Paul Wheelhouse

That is certainly the intention. We started, as I think Mr Lochhead knows, by looking at projects that took place on Government land—principally Forestry Commissi...



Meeting of the Parliament 07 June 2018 [Draft] : 07 June 2018


The Minister for Business, Innovation and Energy (Paul Wheelhouse)

Thank you, Presiding Officer. I was worried that you were going to say that I would have to use the half hour by which the debate had been extended. <...



Meeting of the Parliament 07 June 2018 [Draft] : 07 June 2018


Paul Wheelhouse

Dean Lockhart should recognise that we are already committed to a £720 million package of non-domestic rates relief that covers more than 100,000 premises across ...



Meeting of the Parliament 07 June 2018 [Draft] : 07 June 2018


The Minister for Business, Innovation and Energy (Paul Wheelhouse)

The Scottish Government is supporting inclusive economic growth across Scotland, including in Stirling. Just last week, the Cabinet Secretary for Economy, Jobs an...



Meeting of the Parliament 30 May 2018 [Draft] : 30 May 2018


The Minister for Business, Innovation and Energy (Paul Wheelhouse)

I reassure Mr Scott that I have raised that issue with my officials and it has been addressed.



Meeting of the Parliament 23 May 2018 [Draft] : 23 May 2018


Paul Wheelhouse

As I outlined in my initial response to Claire Baker, we have undertaken a number of targeted initiatives as well as supporting the investment in digital infrastr...



Meeting of the Parliament 23 May 2018 [Draft] : 23 May 2018


Paul Wheelhouse

As Ms Baker will be aware, we have a minority shareholding in BiFab, but we do not participate in operational management decisions, and staffing levels are a matt...



Meeting of the Parliament 23 May 2018 [Draft] : 23 May 2018


The Minister for Business, Innovation and Energy (Paul Wheelhouse)

Over and above investment in public services and key infrastructure such as the Queensferry crossing and superfast broadband, the Scottish Government continues to...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-12891.2: World Refugee Day: Supporting People to Settle in Scotland (Michelle Ballantyne)
Meeting Date: 21/06/2018
Result - For: 20, Against: 81 Abstain: 0
>> Show more
AgainstDefeated
S5M-12891.1: World Refugee Day: Supporting People to Settle in Scotland (Ross Greer)
Meeting Date: 21/06/2018
Result - For: 81, Against: 0 Abstain: 20
>> Show more
ForCarried
S5M-12861.2: Review of Government FoI Handling and Record Keeping (Joe FitzPatrick)
Meeting Date: 20/06/2018
Result - For: 66, Against: 59 Abstain: 0
>> Show more
ForCarried
S5M-12706.4: Health (Maureen Watt)
Meeting Date: 13/06/2018
Result - For: 62, Against: 62 Abstain: 0, Casting Vote: Against
>> Show more
ForDefeated
S5M-12706: Health (Alex Cole-Hamilton)
Meeting Date: 13/06/2018
Result - For: 62, Against: 0 Abstain: 62
>> Show more
AbstainCarried
S5M-12708.4: Finance and the Constitution (Derek Mackay)
Meeting Date: 13/06/2018
Result - For: 68, Against: 56 Abstain: 0
>> Show more
ForCarried
S5M-12708: Finance and the Constitution (Willie Rennie)
Meeting Date: 13/06/2018
Result - For: 67, Against: 56 Abstain: 0
>> Show more
AgainstCarried
S5M-12741: Approval of SSI (Joe FitzPatrick)
Meeting Date: 13/06/2018
Result - For: 103, Against: 21 Abstain: 0
>> Show more
ForCarried
S5M-12690.2: Improving the Lives of Scotland’s Gypsy/Travellers (John Finnie)
Meeting Date: 12/06/2018
Result - For: 76, Against: 27 Abstain: 0
>> Show more
Not VotedCarried
S5M-12573: Historical Sexual Offences (Pardons and Disregards) (Scotland) Bill (Michael Matheson)
Meeting Date: 06/06/2018
Result - For: 119, Against: 0 Abstain: 0
>> Show more
ForCarried

Search for other Motions lodged by Paul Wheelhouse
EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Motion S5M-08341: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23/10/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-08086: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/10/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-07660: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12/09/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05630: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16/05/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05623: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16/05/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-05504: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 09/05/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-04390: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 02/03/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-03910: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 07/02/2017 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-02919: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/12/2016 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-02138: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26/10/2016 Show Full Motion >>
This Member currently holds a ministerial post. First Minister and Ministers cannot ask the Government questions which is why no recent questions are displaying here. Please use the full search to find details of previous questions by this Member.
EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Question S4W-09164: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17/08/2012 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-01238: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27/06/2012 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-01063: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16/05/2012 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-07134: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10/05/2012 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-07133: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10/05/2012 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-07135: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10/05/2012 Show Full Question >>
Question S4O-01044: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 09/05/2012 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-07085: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 08/05/2012 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-07044: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 02/05/2012 Show Full Question >>
Question S4W-07043: Paul Wheelhouse, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 02/05/2012 Show Full Question >>

Lobbying

From 12 March 2018 face-to-face lobbying conversations with MSPs must be registered on the Lobbying Register. Find out more at www.lobbying.scot.

Contact preference

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

Further information

Email our Public Information Service for more information.

This website is using cookies.
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you continue without changing your settings, we’ll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on this website.