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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Annabelle Ewing

Scottish National Party

MSP for Cowdenbeath (Constituency) 2016 - present day

Former MSP for Mid Scotland and Fife (Region) 2011 - 2016

About Annabelle Ewing

Contact details

Contact online

Committees

Annabelle is a member of 2 committees

Cross-party groups

Annabelle is not a member of any cross-party groups

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Annabelle does not have any parliamentary or government roles

Party Roles

Annabelle does not have any party roles

Previous roles

Annabelle has had 10 previous roles

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

06 September 2018 - 03 December 2020

Culture Tourism Europe and External Affairs Committee

Member

06 September 2018 - 31 August 2020

Local Government and Communities Committee

Member

18 May 2016 - 28 June 2018

Minister for Community Safety and Legal Affairs

Scottish Government

03 April 2014 - 25 November 2014

Finance Committee

Substitute Member

25 January 2012 - 25 November 2014

Welfare Reform Committee

Member

29 October 2014 - 25 November 2014

Devolution Further Powers Committee

Member

23 October 2012 - 29 October 2014

Referendum Scotland Bill Committee

Member

15 June 2011 - 24 October 2012

Rural Affairs Climate Change and Environment Committee

Deputy Convener

01 June 2011 - 23 February 2012

European and External Relations Committee

Member

01 June 2011 - 15 June 2011

Rural Affairs Climate Change and Environment Committee

Member

Register of interests

Annabelle'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.

Here is the register for Annabelle Ewing. The date of their initial statement was 26 May 2016.

Remuneration and related undertaking

No registrable interests

Gifts

No registrable interests

Overseas visits

No registrable interests

Controlled transactions

No registrable interests

Heritable property

I own a flat in Edinburgh. I estimate the overall value of the property to be between £200,001 and £250,000. Until 23 November 2016 I owned a third share of this property. As of 1 November 2018 I receive gross rental income from the property of between £10,001 and £15,000 per annum. [Amended interest 02 December 2016, Amended interest 15 January 2019]

Interest in shares

No registrable interests

Voluntary

I am a member of the Law Society of Scotland and hold a current practising certificate for the year to 31 October 2021. [Amended interest 02 December 2016, Amended interest 31 October 2017, Amended interest 15 January 2019, Amended interest 17 March 2020, Amended interest 29 October 2020]

Recent Activity

What was said

What Annabelle Ewing 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: 24 March 2021

Housing Strategy

4. Annabelle Ewing (Cowdenbeath) (SNP): "To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on its housing strategy. (S5O-05157)"

Chamber meeting date: 23 March 2021

Mossmorran Ethylene Plant (Independent Review)

Annabelle Ewing (Cowdenbeath) (SNP): "The Irish EPA’s recommendations on enhanced air quality monitoring and wider community engagement are very welcome. Indeed, I have been calling for such action to be taken for many years…

Chamber meeting date: 23 March 2021

Covid-19 (Reflections and Next Steps)

Annabelle Ewing (Cowdenbeath) (SNP): "Many of my Cowdenbeath constituents—and indeed people across Scotland—have relied on the First Minister leading us through the coronavirus pandemic and are very grateful to her for her unstinting work, seven days a week, week in and week out, for more than 12 months. Notwithstanding the election campaign, can she reassure them that, in the run-up…

COVID-19 Committee meeting date: 18 March 2021

Health Protection (Coronavirus) (Restrictions and Requirements) (Miscellaneous Amendments) (Scotland) (No 2) Regulations 2021 (SSI 2021/117)

Annabelle Ewing (Cowdenbeath) (SNP): "I, too, thank Mike Russell for his outstanding public service and his dedication to improving the lives of people in Scotland. I know that he has a further contribution to make, but perhaps in a different role…

Chamber meeting date: 17 March 2021

Miners’ Strike (Pardons)

Annabelle Ewing (Cowdenbeath) (SNP): "I, too, welcome the launch of the consultation, and pay tribute to all who have campaigned so hard to get to this point. I, of course, include Neil Findlay in that regard…

Votes

How Annabelle Ewing has voted in Parliament

Find out how Annabelle Ewing has voted recently.

Motion ref. S5M-24270

Dogs (Protection of Livestock) (Amendment) (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: Emma Harper, South Scotland, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, March 24, 2021

Result 120 for, 0 against, 0 abstained, 9 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-24292

Motion of No Confidence

Submitted by: Ruth Davidson, Edinburgh Central, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Thursday, March 4, 2021

Supported by: Jeremy Balfour, Bill Bowman, Miles Briggs, Alexander Burnett, Donald Cameron, Jackson Carlaw, Peter Chapman, Maurice Corry, Murdo Fraser, Maurice Golden, Jamie Greene, Jamie Halcro Johnston, Rachael Hamilton, Alison Harris, Liam Kerr, Gordon Lindhurst, Dean Lockhart, Tom Mason, Margaret Mitchell, Edward Mountain, Oliver Mundell, John Scott, Graham Simpson, Liz Smith, Alexander Stewart, Adam Tomkins, Annie Wells, Brian Whittle
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, March 23, 2021

Result 31 for, 65 against, 27 abstained, 6 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S5M-24271

Tied Pubs (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: Neil Bibby, West Scotland, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, March 23, 2021

Result 111 for, 0 against, 0 abstained, 18 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-24238

European Charter of Local Self-Government (Incorporation) (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Independent. Date lodged: Thursday, February 25, 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, March 23, 2021

Result 114 for, 0 against, 0 abstained, 15 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-24396.1

National Mission to Reduce Drug Deaths and Harms

Submitted by: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Supported by: Donald Cameron
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, March 18, 2021

Result 43 for, 69 against, 1 abstained, 16 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motions

Written questions

Written questions Annabelle Ewing has submitted in Parliament

These are the questions that this MSP has asked the Scottish Government about its work. It also includes any answer to these questions.

Question ref. S5O-04307

Asked by: Ewing, Annabelle, Cowdenbeath, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18 March 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the impact of COVID-19 on modern apprenticeship programmes."

Answered by: Jamie Hepburn on 25 March 2020

Question ref. S5W-26682

Asked by: Ewing, Annabelle, Cowdenbeath, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 9 December 2019

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will report on the outcome of the recent summit meeting of the British-Irish Council."

Answered by: Fiona Hyslop on 10 December 2019

Question ref. S5W-22713

Asked by: Ewing, Annabelle, Cowdenbeath, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18 April 2019

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide a table showing the latest (a) available General Fund Reserve Funds held by each local authority and the equivalent in real terms at the end of the financial year 2006-07 and (b) General Fund Reserve Funds as a percentage of its grant to each local authority and the equivalent figure at the end…

Answered by: Kate Forbes on 1 May 2019

Question ref. S5W-21860

Asked by: Ewing, Annabelle, Cowdenbeath, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27 February 2019

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the work of the Expert Advisory Group on Migration and Population established in October 2018."

Answered by: Ben Macpherson on 28 February 2019

Question ref. S5O-02698

Asked by: Ewing, Annabelle, Cowdenbeath, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 5 December 2018

"To ask the Scottish Government how it promotes the protection of mining heritage in Fife."

Answered by: Fiona Hyslop on 13 December 2018

Question ref. S5W-20123

Asked by: Ewing, Annabelle, Cowdenbeath, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 22 November 2018

"To ask the Scottish Government what plans it has to improve take-up of the bowel cancer home testing kit in Fife."

Answered by: Joe FitzPatrick on 5 December 2018

Question ref. S5W-20104

Asked by: Ewing, Annabelle, Cowdenbeath, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21 November 2018

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the establishment and operation of GP community hub fellowships in Fife."

Answered by: Jeane Freeman on 3 December 2018

Question ref. S5W-20217

Asked by: Ewing, Annabelle, Cowdenbeath, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27 November 2018

"To ask the Scottish Government what progress has been made in publishing statistical information regarding the devolved employment service, Fair Start Scotland."

Answered by: Jamie Hepburn on 28 November 2018

Question ref. S4W-22948

Asked by: Ewing, Annabelle, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 29 October 2014

"To ask the Scottish Government what criteria it will use in determining the suitability of proposals for the location of the national headquarters of the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service."

Answered by: Roseanna Cunningham on 30 October 2014

Question ref. S4W-22797

Asked by: Ewing, Annabelle, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 7 October 2014

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on progress with the development of plans for rail services."

Answered by: Keith Brown on 8 October 2014

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