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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Bob Doris

Scottish National Party

MSP for Glasgow Maryhill and Springburn (Constituency) 2016 - present day

Former MSP for Glasgow (Region) 2007 - 2016

About Bob Doris

Contact details

Contact online

Website: bob-doris.scot

Twitter: @BobDorisSNP

Facebook: Bob's facebook

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0141 946 7700
Text relay calls welcome.

Contact at local office

Maryhill Burgh Halls
10-24 Gairbraid Avenue
Glasgow
G20 8YE

Phone: 0141 946 7700
Text relay calls welcome.

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

Committees

Cross-party groups

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Bob does not have any parliamentary or government roles

Party Roles

Bob does not have any party roles

Previous roles

Bob has had 25 previous roles

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

17 June 2021 - 22 June 2021

Standards Procedures and Public Appointments Committee

Member

13 September 2018 - 04 May 2021

Social Security Committee

Convener

07 September 2016 - 04 May 2021

Health and Sport Committee

Substitute Member

13 September 2018 - 04 May 2021

Conveners Group

Member

06 September 2018 - 13 September 2018

Social Security Committee

Member

15 June 2016 - 06 September 2018

Local Government and Communities Committee

Convener

15 June 2016 - 06 September 2018

Conveners Group

Member

08 June 2016 - 15 June 2016

Local Government and Communities Committee

Member

01 March 2016 - 23 March 2016

Health and Sport Committee

Deputy Convener

08 January 2015 - 23 March 2016

Finance Committee

Substitute Member

25 February 2016 - 01 March 2016

Health and Sport Committee

Member

15 June 2011 - 21 January 2016

Health and Sport Committee

Deputy Convener

05 June 2014 - 27 November 2014

Equal Opportunities Committee

Substitute Member

03 April 2014 - 05 June 2014

Economy Energy and Tourism Committee

Substitute Member

10 January 2013 - 08 May 2014

Public Audit Committee

Member

25 October 2012 - 10 January 2013

Equal Opportunities Committee

Substitute Member

04 September 2012 - 10 January 2013

Infrastructure and Capital Investment Committee

Substitute Member

01 June 2011 - 27 June 2012

Standards Procedures and Public Appointments Committee

Member

01 June 2011 - 15 June 2011

Health and Sport Committee

Member

26 May 2010 - 22 March 2011

Local Government and Communities Committee

Deputy Convener

16 November 2010 - 22 March 2011

Subordinate Legislation Committee

Deputy Convener

13 November 2008 - 16 November 2010

Subordinate Legislation Committee

Member

13 June 2007 - 26 May 2010

Local Government and Communities Committee

Member

26 June 2008 - 12 November 2008

Public Petitions Committee

Substitute Member

14 June 2007 - 28 September 2007

Standards and Public Appointments Committee

Substitute Member

Register of interests

Bob'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 Bob Doris. The date of their initial statement was 04 June 2021.

Remuneration and related undertaking

No registrable interests

Gifts

No registrable interests

Overseas visits

Overseas visits From 15 to 22 August 2013, on the invitation of Barzan Kurda, Head of Bureau of NGOs of the democratic organisation of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) (a Kurdish political party of Karizewoshk, PUK Bureau Office, Sulaymaniyah), I visited Kurdistan to meet Kurdish officials to discuss how I can better work with the region and represent my Kurdish constituents in Glasgow and to pay respects to Kurds who lost family members at Halabja and during Anfal. The overall cost of the visit of US $5235 (US $1,600 accommodation costs, US $3,111 flights and $524 other costs), which is approximately £3,366 based on a conversion carried out on 11 September 2013, for three people was met by the PUK.

Controlled transactions

No registrable interests

Heritable property

No registrable interests

Interest in shares

No registrable interests

Voluntary

I am a trustee of Spirit of Springburn SCIO (SCO 50744).

I am a member of the Possilpark Business Improvement District Steering Group. [Registered 27 September 2021]

Recent Activity

What was said

What Bob Doris 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: 22 June 2022

War Pensions (Appeals)

4. Bob Doris (Glasgow Maryhill and Springburn) (SNP): "To ask the Scottish Government what support and advice is available to veterans in appealing to the Upper Tribunal for Scotland regarding war pensions. (S6O-01255)"

Chamber meeting date: 21 June 2022

World Refugee Day

Bob Doris (Glasgow Maryhill and Springburn) (SNP): "The member rightly mentioned the need to conduct welfare checks for Ukrainians and families living in hotels. We hope to get them into settled accommodation as soon as possible…

Chamber meeting date: 21 June 2022

Motor Neurone Disease (Housing Needs)

Bob Doris (Glasgow Maryhill and Springburn) (SNP): "Today is motor neurone disease global awareness day, when people around the world who are affected by motor neurone disease remember those whom they have loved and lost to that devastating terminal disease…

Education, Children and Young People Committee meeting date: 15 June 2022

Colleges Regionalisation Inquiry

Bob Doris (Glasgow Maryhill and Springburn) (SNP): "It has been interesting to hear about the varied experiences across the country…

Chamber meeting date: 9 June 2022

Scottish Local Government Elections (Candidacy Rights of Foreign Nationals) Bill: Stage 3

Bob Doris (Glasgow Maryhill and Springburn) (SNP): "In many respects, the bill has been a fait accompli since it was drafted, and I welcome it…

Votes

How Bob Doris has voted in Parliament

Find out how Bob Doris has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6M-05235.3

Northern Ireland Protocol Bill

Submitted by: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Result 85 for, 25 against, 0 abstained, 19 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-05254

Business Programme

Submitted by: George Adam, Paisley, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Result 63 for, 47 against, 0 abstained, 19 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-05254.1

Business Programme

Submitted by: Stephen Kerr, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Supported by: Jeremy Balfour, Miles Briggs, Alexander Burnett, Donald Cameron, Jackson Carlaw, Finlay Carson, Sharon Dowey, Russell Findlay, Murdo Fraser, Meghan Gallacher, Maurice Golden, Pam Gosal, Jamie Greene, Dr. Sandesh Gulhane, Jamie Halcro Johnston, Rachael Hamilton, Craig Hoy, Liam Kerr, Dean Lockhart, Douglas Lumsden, Edward Mountain, Oliver Mundell, Douglas Ross, Graham Simpson, Liz Smith, Alexander Stewart, Sue Webber, Annie Wells, Tess White, Brian Whittle
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Result 47 for, 63 against, 0 abstained, 19 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-05154

Fireworks and Pyrotechnic Articles (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: Ash Regan, Edinburgh Eastern, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, June 21, 2022

Supported by: Keith Brown
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Result 84 for, 0 against, 25 abstained, 20 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-05235.2

Northern Ireland Protocol Bill

Submitted by: Donald Cameron, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Result 25 for, 85 against, 0 abstained, 19 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motions

Written questions

Written questions Bob Doris 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. S6W-08249

Asked by: Doris, Bob, Glasgow Maryhill and Springburn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28 April 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what the current average length of waiting time is for patients to receive (a) cataract, (b) knee and (c) hip surgery, broken down by NHS board."

Answered by: Humza Yousaf on 12 May 2022

Question ref. S6W-08247

Asked by: Doris, Bob, Glasgow Maryhill and Springburn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28 April 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what actions have been taken to reduce waiting times for (a) surgical assessments and (b) surgery for (i) cataract, (ii) knee and (iii) hip procedures as part of the NHS Scotland recovery plan (2021-2026), and what targets have been set for (A) waiting times and (B) timescales for delivery in relation to this."

Answered by: Humza Yousaf on 11 May 2022

Question ref. S6W-08248

Asked by: Doris, Bob, Glasgow Maryhill and Springburn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28 April 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what the current average length of waiting time is for patients to receive routine surgical assessments for (a) cataract, (b) knee and (c) hip procedures, broken down by NHS board."

Answered by: Humza Yousaf on 11 May 2022

Question ref. S6W-07441

Asked by: Doris, Bob, Glasgow Maryhill and Springburn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17 March 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what information it has on the most recent level of education spending per person in Scotland, and how this compares with (a) England and (b) Wales."

Answered by: Shirley-Anne Somerville on 24 March 2022

Question ref. S6W-07306

Asked by: Doris, Bob, Glasgow Maryhill and Springburn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 9 March 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government when it plans to publish the Shared Outcomes Framework for the work of Skills Development Scotland and the Scottish Funding Council regarding collaborative projects that contribute to overarching skills outcomes."

Answered by: Jamie Hepburn on 9 March 2022

Question ref. S6W-03984

Asked by: Doris, Bob, Glasgow Maryhill and Springburn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25 October 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government when it will respond to the Scottish Funding Council’s Review of Coherent Provision and Sustainability."

Answered by: Jamie Hepburn on 26 October 2021

Question ref. S5W-34899

Asked by: Doris, Bob, Glasgow Maryhill and Springburn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 2 February 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how it is supporting people to self-isolate."

Answered by: Shirley-Anne Somerville on 2 February 2021

Question ref. S5W-29680

Asked by: Doris, Bob, Glasgow Maryhill and Springburn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 5 June 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government by what date the second annual progress report on child poverty will be published."

Answered by: Aileen Campbell on 8 June 2020

Question ref. S5W-28269

Asked by: Doris, Bob, Glasgow Maryhill and Springburn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 7 April 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government, in light of the COVID-19 outbreak, whether it is safe for NHS staff to launder uniforms at home."

Answered by: Jeane Freeman on 8 April 2020

Question ref. S5O-04316

Asked by: Doris, Bob, Glasgow Maryhill and Springburn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18 March 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government what discussions it has had with NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde regarding the supply of essential medication to individuals, including those who are having to self-isolate due to the current pandemic."

Answered by: Jeane Freeman on 26 March 2020

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