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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

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 6290
Text relay calls welcome.

Contact at local office

Cowdenbeath Constituency Office
253-257 High Street
Cowdenbeath
KY4 9QF

Phone: 01383 611067
Text relay calls welcome.

Committees

Annabelle is not a member of any committees

Cross-party groups

Annabelle is a member of 3 cross-party groups

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Deafness

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Europe

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Gardening and Horticulture

Deputy Convener

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Annabelle has 1 parliamentary and government role

Deputy Presiding Officer

Scottish Parliament

Party Roles

Annabelle does not have any party roles

Previous roles

Annabelle has had 16 previous roles

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

01 September 2020 - 04 May 2021

Justice Committee

Member

21 April 2020 - 04 May 2021

COVID19 Committee

Member

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

25 November 2014 - 18 May 2016

Minister for Youth and Women’s Employment

Scottish Government

29 October 2014 - 25 November 2014

Devolution Further Powers Committee

Member

25 January 2012 - 25 November 2014

Welfare Reform Committee

Member

03 April 2014 - 25 November 2014

Finance Committee

Substitute Member

01 October 2012 - 19 November 2014

Parliamentary Liaison Officer to the Deputy First Minister

Scottish Government

01 October 2012 - 19 November 2014

Parliamentary Liaison Officer to the Cabinet Secretary for Infrastructure, Investment and Cities

Scottish Government

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

23 February 2012 - 01 October 2012

Parliamentary Liaison Officer to the Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs and the Environment

Scottish Government

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 17 May 2021.

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.

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 2024. [Amended interest 15 November 2021, Amended interest 2 November 2022, Amended 1 November 2023]

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: 20 June 2024

Developing the Young Workforce (Cowdenbeath)

5. Annabelle Ewing (Cowdenbeath) (SNP): "To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the developing the young workforce programme in the Cowdenbeath constituency. (S6O-03617)"

Chamber meeting date: 20 June 2024

Social Justice

The Deputy Presiding Officer (Annabelle Ewing): "The first item of business this afternoon is portfolio question time, and the portfolio is social justice. As ever, I would appreciate succinct questions and answers in order to allow as many members as possible to ask their questions."

Chamber meeting date: 20 June 2024

Child Poverty Practice Accelerator Fund

The Deputy Presiding Officer: "Please resume your seat for a second, cabinet secretary. I will not have sedentary chitchat across the benches while someone else is speaking."

Chamber meeting date: 20 June 2024

Homelessness (Veterans)

The Deputy Presiding Officer: "Question 2 is from James Dornan, who joins us online."

Chamber meeting date: 20 June 2024

Hostel Safety

The Deputy Presiding Officer: "Ms Regan, we need a question."

Votes

How Annabelle Ewing has voted in Parliament

Find out how Annabelle Ewing has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6M-13664

Gender Representation on Public Boards (Amendment) (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: Shirley-Anne Somerville, Dunfermline, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Monday, June 17, 2024

Supported by: Paul McLennan, Kaukab Stewart
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, June 20, 2024

Result 108 for, 0 against, 0 abstained, 21 did not vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-13679.1

Scottish Government Priorities: Growing the Economy

Submitted by: Maggie Chapman, North East Scotland, Scottish Green Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Result 88 for, 26 against, 0 abstained, 15 did not vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-13679.2

Scottish Government Priorities: Growing the Economy

Submitted by: Murdo Fraser, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Result 29 for, 88 against, 0 abstained, 12 did not vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-13679.3

Scottish Government Priorities: Growing the Economy

Submitted by: Daniel Johnson, Edinburgh Southern, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Supported by: Paul Sweeney
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Result 49 for, 67 against, 0 abstained, 13 did not vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6 SP Bill 33 Amendment 34

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Result 26 for, 87 against, 0 abstained, 16 did not vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motions

Questions

Questions Annabelle Ewing has asked

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

Question ref. S6O-03617

Asked by: Ewing, Annabelle, Cowdenbeath, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12 June 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the Developing the Young Workforce programme in the Cowdenbeath constituency."

Taken in the Chamber on 20 June 2024

Question ref. S6O-03512

Asked by: Ewing, Annabelle, Cowdenbeath, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 22 May 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government what plans it has to support cultural activities in the Cowdenbeath constituency."

Taken in the Chamber on 30 May 2024

Question ref. S6W-27340

Asked by: Ewing, Annabelle, Cowdenbeath, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 7 May 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government, further to the statement by the Cabinet Secretary for Wellbeing Economy, Net Zero and Energy on 18 April 2024, whether it will outline the timetable for the development of the Just Transition Plan for Mossmorran."

Answered by Gillian Martin on 16 May 2024

Question ref. S6W-27341

Asked by: Ewing, Annabelle, Cowdenbeath, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 7 May 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government, further to the statement by the Cabinet Secretary for Wellbeing Economy, Net Zero and Energy on 18 April 2024, what discussions it has had with (a) ExxonMobil, (b) Shell, (c) Fife Council, (d) SEPA and (e) trade unions, to date, regarding the development of a Just Transition Plan for Mossmorran."

Answered by Gillian Martin on 15 May 2024

Question ref. S6W-27337

Asked by: Ewing, Annabelle, Cowdenbeath, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 7 May 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government, further to the statement by the Cabinet Secretary for Wellbeing Economy, Net Zero and Energy on 18 April 2024, whether it will outline who has been involved in the proposal for a Just Transition Plan for Mossmorran, and who will be involved in the creation of the plan going forward."

Answered by Gillian Martin on 15 May 2024

Question ref. S6W-27339

Asked by: Ewing, Annabelle, Cowdenbeath, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 7 May 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government, further to the statement by the Cabinet Secretary for Wellbeing Economy, Net Zero and Energy on 18 April 2024, how it will develop its Just Transition Plan for Mossmorran, in collaboration with the (a) operators, (b) trade unions, (c) employees and (d) local community."

Answered by Gillian Martin on 15 May 2024

Question ref. S6W-27338

Asked by: Ewing, Annabelle, Cowdenbeath, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 7 May 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government, further to the statement by the Cabinet Secretary for Wellbeing Economy, Net Zero and Energy on 18 April 2024, when it expects the Just Transition Plan for Mossmorran to be published."

Answered by Gillian Martin on 15 May 2024

Question ref. S6W-27342

Asked by: Ewing, Annabelle, Cowdenbeath, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 7 May 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government, further to the statement by the Cabinet Secretary for Wellbeing Economy, Net Zero and Energy on 18 April 2024, whether it plans to establish a board to oversee the development of the Just Transition Plan for Mossmorran, similar to the Grangemouth Future Industry Board."

Answered by Gillian Martin on 15 May 2024

Question ref. S6W-27343

Asked by: Ewing, Annabelle, Cowdenbeath, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 7 May 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government, further to the statement by the Cabinet Secretary for Wellbeing Economy, Net Zero and Energy on 18 April 2024, whether it has met with (a) ExxonMobil and (b) Shell since it announced plans for the development of a Just Transition Plan for Mossmorran, and, if so, what was discussed."

Answered by Gillian Martin on 15 May 2024

Question ref. S6W-26370

Asked by: Ewing, Annabelle, Cowdenbeath, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21 March 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S6W-26028 by Joe Fitzpatrick on 15 March 2024, whether it can explain any discrepancies in the distribution of the Regeneration Capital Grant Fund, in light of Fife Council being the third most populous local authority, but only receiving 1.54% of the total funding announced over the…

Answered by Joe FitzPatrick on 18 April 2024

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