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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

X (previously known as Twitter): @anniewellsmsp

Facebook: Annie's facebook

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 5991
Text relay calls welcome.

Contact at local office

1018 Maryhill Road
Glasgow
G20 9TE

Find out when the MSP's surgery times are on their website.

Committees

Cross-party groups

Annie is a member of 5 cross-party groups

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Conditions

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Autism

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Food

Co-Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Muscular Dystrophy

Deputy Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Scots Language

Member

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Annie does not have any parliamentary or government roles

Party Roles

Annie has 1 party role

Deputy Chief Whip

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Previous roles

Annie has had 20 previous roles

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

31 March 2022 - 29 June 2023

Local Government Housing and Planning Committee

Member

17 June 2021 - 23 September 2021

Member

21 May 2021 - 16 September 2021

Party Spokesperson on Health

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

21 May 2021 - 16 September 2021

Party Spokesperson on Social Care

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

11 August 2020 - 04 May 2021

Party Spokesperson on Communities

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

11 August 2020 - 04 May 2021

Party Spokesperson on Local Government

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

20 August 2020 - 04 May 2021

Substitute Member

20 August 2020 - 04 May 2021

Member

25 February 2020 - 20 August 2020

Member

29 June 2017 - 20 August 2020

Substitute 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

Member

26 May 2016 - 18 February 2020

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Equalities

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

28 June 2017 - 18 February 2020

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Public Health

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

28 June 2016 - 29 June 2017

Substitute Member

26 May 2016 - 28 June 2017

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Welfare

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

08 June 2016 - 29 September 2016

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 04 June 2021.

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).

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.

Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee meeting date: 18 April 2024

Scottish Elections (Representation and Reform) Bill: Stage 1

Annie Wells (Glasgow) (Con): "Good morning, panel. I wish to move on to the subject of free mail-outs. As you know, the issue of whether to provide free mail-outs to local government candidates was consulted on, and there are free mail-outs for Scottish parliamentary elections…

Chamber meeting date: 28 March 2024

Aye Write Book Festival (Funding)

Annie Wells (Glasgow) (Con): "The Aye Write book festival, which has been running in Glasgow for nearly 20 years, has been cancelled this year, just weeks before it was due to return, after its funding bid was rejected by Creative Scotland…

Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee meeting date: 28 March 2024

Scottish Elections (Representation and Reform) Bill: Stage 1

Annie Wells (Glasgow) (Con): "Good morning, and thank you for coming in. I will move on to election pilots, if you do not mind. Are the requirements in the legislation on consultation and reporting for those okay?"

Chamber meeting date: 27 March 2024

Food Waste Reduction Target

8. Annie Wells (Glasgow) (Con): "To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on any progress towards meeting its target of reducing food waste by 33 per cent by 2025. (S6O-03267)"

Chamber meeting date: 26 March 2024

Gender Representation on Public Boards (Amendment) (Scotland) Bill: Stage 1

Annie Wells (Glasgow) (Con): "I, too, will keep my remarks short, because we have now heard from most of my fellow members of the Equalities, Human Rights and Civil Justice Committee and we are all just going to say the same thing about some of the stuff that we have listened to…

Votes

How Annie Wells has voted in Parliament

Find out how Annie Wells has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6M-12882

Scottish Employment Injuries Advisory Council Bill

Submitted by: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Supported by: Paul Sweeney
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, April 18, 2024

Result 20 for, 95 against, 0 abstained, 14 did not vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-12867.1

Business Programme

Submitted by: Meghan Gallacher, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Supported by: Jeremy Balfour, Alexander Burnett, Sharon Dowey, Tim Eagle, Russell Findlay, Pam Gosal, Jamie Halcro Johnston, Rachael Hamilton, Liam Kerr, Douglas Ross, Brian Whittle
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Result 53 for, 60 against, 5 abstained, 11 did not vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-12872

Approval of SSI

Submitted by: George Adam, Paisley, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Result 88 for, 28 against, 0 abstained, 13 did not vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-12855

Repealing the Hate Crime Act

Submitted by: Russell Findlay, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Monday, April 15, 2024

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Result 64 for, 29 against, 25 abstained, 11 did not vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-12855.4

Repealing the Hate Crime Act

Submitted by: Pauline McNeill, Glasgow, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Supported by: Katy Clark
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Result 20 for, 97 against, 1 abstained, 11 did not vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motions

Questions

Questions Annie Wells has asked

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

Question ref. S6W-26793

Asked by: Wells, Annie, Glasgow, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10 April 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government whether there has been an increase in the number of patients accessing appropriate diagnostic tests, such as spirometry testing, for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), since the publication of the Respiratory Care Action Plan."

Answer expected on 9 May 2024

Question ref. S6W-26790

Asked by: Wells, Annie, Glasgow, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10 April 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government what its position is on how often patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) should have their condition and treatment reviewed, and what percentage of patients living with COPD had their condition and treatment reviewed in 2022-23."

Answer expected on 9 May 2024

Question ref. S6W-26791

Asked by: Wells, Annie, Glasgow, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10 April 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government what additional resources have been made available to improve patient outcomes for people living with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) since the publication of its Respiratory Care Action Plan."

Answer expected on 9 May 2024

Question ref. S6W-26792

Asked by: Wells, Annie, Glasgow, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10 April 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government how the 12 commitments in the Respiratory Care Action Plan have been prioritised, and which commitments have been achieved."

Answer expected on 9 May 2024

Question ref. S6O-03267

Asked by: Wells, Annie, Glasgow, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 20 March 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on any progress towards meeting its target of reducing food waste by 33% by 2025."

Taken in the Chamber on 27 March 2024

Question ref. S6O-03102

Asked by: Wells, Annie, Glasgow, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 14 February 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking to address the housing emergency in Glasgow."

Taken in the Chamber on 22 February 2024

Question ref. S6O-03075

Asked by: Wells, Annie, Glasgow, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 31 January 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government what impact the 2024-25 Budget will have on Strathclyde Partnership for Transport."

Taken in the Chamber on 8 February 2024

Question ref. S6O-03039

Asked by: Wells, Annie, Glasgow, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 24 January 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government what steps it is taking to support staff retention and wellbeing in primary schools in Glasgow."

Taken in the Chamber on 1 February 2024

Question ref. S6F-02748

Asked by: Wells, Annie, Glasgow, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22 January 2024

"To ask the First Minister, in light of the Scottish Government's plans to open the first safe drug consumption room in Glasgow later this year, what assurances he can provide that other areas of drugs policy, including spaces for residential rehabilitation, will not be deprioritised."

Taken in the Chamber on 25 January 2024

Question ref. S6O-02992

Asked by: Wells, Annie, Glasgow, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 17 January 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government whether fishing in the Firth of Clyde will be suspended in 2024, in line with the cod spawning season."

Taken in the Chamber on 24 January 2024

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