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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Annie Wells

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for Glasgow (Region) 2016 - present day

About Annie Wells

Contact details

Contact online

Twitter: @anniewellsmsp

Facebook: Annie's facebook

Committees

Cross-party groups

Annie is not a member of any cross-party groups

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Annie does not have any parliamentary or government roles

Party Roles

Annie has 2 party roles

Party Spokesperson on Communities

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Party Spokesperson on Local Government

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Previous roles

Annie has had 12 previous roles

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

29 June 2017 - 20 August 2020

Health and Sport Committee

Substitute Member

25 February 2020 - 20 August 2020

Environment Climate Change and Land Reform Committee

Member

18 February 2020 - 11 August 2020

Deputy Party Leader

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

18 February 2020 - 11 August 2020

Party Spokesperson on Environment

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

18 February 2020 - 11 August 2020

Party Spokesperson on Climate Change

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

18 February 2020 - 11 August 2020

Party Spokesperson on Land Reform

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

29 September 2016 - 25 February 2020

Equalities and Human Rights Committee

Member

28 June 2017 - 18 February 2020

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Public Health

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

26 May 2016 - 18 February 2020

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Equalities

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

28 June 2016 - 29 June 2017

Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee

Substitute Member

26 May 2016 - 28 June 2017

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Welfare

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

08 June 2016 - 29 September 2016

Equal Opportunities Committee

Member

Register of interests

Annie'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 Annie Wells. The date of their initial statement was 18 May 2016.

Remuneration and related undertaking

No registrable interests

Gifts

No registrable interests

Overseas visits

From 31 July to 5 August 2016 I was part of a fact finding political delegation to Israel and the West Bank for Scottish Conservative MSPs. The costs of the visit amounted to £2,000 and were met by Conservative Friends of Israel (of CFI Ltd, PO Box 72288, London, SW1P 9LB) [Registered 19 August 2016]

Controlled transactions

No registrable interests

Heritable property

No registrable interests

Interest in shares

No registrable interests

Voluntary

No registrable interests

Recent Activity

What was said

What Annie Wells 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

Covid-19 (Hospital Transmission)

4. Annie Wells (Glasgow) (Con): "To ask the Scottish Government what its response is to research by the University of Edinburgh suggesting that more than half of severe Covid-19 cases were as a result of transmission in hospital during the second wave of the pandemic. (S5O-05149)"

Chamber meeting date: 23 March 2021

Covid-19 (Reflections and Next Steps)

Annie Wells (Glasgow) (Con): "On this day of reflection, one year since the first lockdown, I join others in remembering all who have lost loved ones to Covid-19…

Chamber meeting date: 23 March 2021

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

Annie Wells (Glasgow) (Con): "I wish Aileen Campbell all the best in her future endeavours. We have definitely had a good relationship in the Parliament, particularly when we have seen eye to eye. I am grateful to be given the opportunity to speak in today’s debate…

Chamber meeting date: 18 March 2021

Drug Deaths and Harms

Annie Wells (Glasgow) (Con): "I, too, wish Maureen Watt, Jenny Marra and Neil Findlay all the best for the future. As this parliamentary session draws to a close, I am reminded that one of my first speeches as an MSP was on drug use in Scotland…

Chamber meeting date: 16 March 2021

Violence Against Women

Annie Wells (Glasgow) (Con): "I also send my condolences to the friends and family of Sarah Everard…

Votes

How Annie Wells has voted in Parliament

Find out how Annie Wells 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 for

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 for

Vote Defeated

Motions

Written questions

Written questions Annie Wells 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. S5W-35981

Asked by: Wells, Annie, Glasgow, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 11 March 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking to support the cleaning sector during the COVID-19 pandemic."

Answered by: Kate Forbes on 22 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-36143

Asked by: Wells, Annie, Glasgow, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 11 March 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how much of the £5 million Islands Housing Fund has been allocated."

Answered by: Kevin Stewart on 19 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-36139

Asked by: Wells, Annie, Glasgow, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 11 March 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how many homes have been (a) built and (b) refurbished through the Rural Housing Fund."

Answered by: Kevin Stewart on 19 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-36142

Asked by: Wells, Annie, Glasgow, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 11 March 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how many homes have been (a) built and (b) refurbished through the Islands Housing Fund."

Answered by: Kevin Stewart on 19 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-36140

Asked by: Wells, Annie, Glasgow, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 11 March 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how much of the £25 million Rural Housing Fund has been allocated."

Answered by: Kevin Stewart on 19 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-35987

Asked by: Wells, Annie, Glasgow, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 11 March 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how many people are on council housing waiting lists, broken down by local authority area."

Answered by: Kevin Stewart on 18 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-35758

Asked by: Wells, Annie, Glasgow, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 4 March 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will promote greater female and BAME representation across Glasgow's housing association boards."

Answered by: Kevin Stewart on 16 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-35725

Asked by: Wells, Annie, Glasgow, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 4 March 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S5W-33656 by Kevin Stewart on 9 December 2020, how many applications have been made to the Private Rent Sector Landlord (non-business) COVID-19 Loan Scheme, also broken down by how many have (a) been approved, (b) been rejected and (c) yet to be processed; how much has been paid to…

Answered by: Kevin Stewart on 16 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-35726

Asked by: Wells, Annie, Glasgow, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 4 March 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S5W-33657 by Kevin Stewart on 9 December 2020, how many applications have been made to the Tenant Hardship Loan Fund, also broken down by how many have (a) been approved, (b) been rejected and (c) yet to be processed; how much has been paid to date in total, and what the average…

Answered by: Kevin Stewart on 16 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-35646

Asked by: Wells, Annie, Glasgow, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 1 March 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking to encourage higher education institutions to enrol more young people from Scotland."

Answered by: Richard Lochhead on 15 March 2021

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