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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

Committees

Bob is a member of 2 committees

Cross-party groups

Bob is not a member of any cross-party groups

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Bob has 1 parliamentary and government role

Conveners Group

Member

Party Roles

Bob does not have any party roles

Previous roles

Bob has had 21 previous roles

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

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 01 June 2016.

Remuneration and related undertaking

No registrable interests

Gifts

No registrable interests

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 director of Spirit of Springburn CIC (Company number SC654779), a community interest company of Unit 6, Springburn Shopping Centre, 230 Springburn Way, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, G21 1TS. I do not receive any remuneration for this role.

I am a member of the GTC (Scotland).

I am a member of the EIS.

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: 24 March 2021

Greensill Capital UK (Administration)

Bob Doris (Glasgow Maryhill and Springburn) (SNP): "I am aware that we are about to enter a period of parliamentary dissolution…

Chamber meeting date: 18 March 2021

Giorgi Kakava

Bob Doris (Glasgow Maryhill and Springburn) (SNP): "I have previously raised the plight of my Springburn constituent Giorgi Kakava—a young man of 13 whose mother tragically passed away in 2018. Giorgi was three when they arrived in Scotland, fleeing danger…

Chamber meeting date: 18 March 2021

Drug Deaths and Harms

Bob Doris (Glasgow Maryhill and Springburn) (SNP): "Neil Findlay has just demonstrated why he will be a major loss to this place. I hope that we can welcome him back…

Social Security Committee meeting date: 18 March 2021

Milk and Healthy Snack Scheme (Scotland) Regulations 2021 (SSI 2021/82)

The Convener (Bob Doris): "Good morning, and welcome to the public part of the Social Security Committee’s eighth meeting of 2021. No apologies have been received, and we have a full house for our final meeting of the session. We took our first agenda item in private…

Social Security Committee meeting date: 18 March 2021

Carer’s Allowance (Coronavirus) (Breaks in Care) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2021 (SSI 2021/140)

The Convener: "Agenda item 4 is, again, subordinate legislation. I refer members to paper 4. The instrument is subject to the negative procedure…

Votes

How Bob Doris has voted in Parliament

Find out how Bob Doris 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 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. 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

Question ref. S5W-24018

Asked by: Doris, Bob, Glasgow Maryhill and Springburn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25 June 2019

"To ask the Scottish Government what assessment it has made of the early introduction of the Scottish Child Payment to the current delivery programme of devolved benefits and Social Security Scotland."

Answered by: Shirley-Anne Somerville on 26 June 2019

Question ref. S5O-03109

Asked by: Doris, Bob, Glasgow Maryhill and Springburn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27 March 2019

"To ask the Scottish Government how it supports disabled and family-friendly access to railway stations in the Maryhill and Springburn constituency."

Answered by: Michael Matheson on 4 April 2019

Question ref. S5O-02745

Asked by: Doris, Bob, Glasgow Maryhill and Springburn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19 December 2018

"To ask the Scottish Government how it supports small businesses in the Maryhill and Springburn constituency."

Answered by: Jamie Hepburn on 9 January 2019

Question ref. S5O-02697

Asked by: Doris, Bob, Glasgow Maryhill and Springburn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 5 December 2018

"To ask the Scottish Government how Pupil Equity Funding has supported young people in the Maryhill and Springburn constituency."

Answered by: John Swinney on 13 December 2018

Question ref. S5W-20154

Asked by: Doris, Bob, Glasgow Maryhill and Springburn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 22 November 2018

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will confirm the levels of the new payments to be made by the Scottish Infected Blood Support Scheme following the recommendations of the recent clinical review of the impacts of chronic hepatitis C."

Answered by: Joe FitzPatrick on 23 November 2018

Question ref. S5O-02565

Asked by: Doris, Bob, Glasgow Maryhill and Springburn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 7 November 2018

"To ask the Scottish Government how it supports social enterprises in the Glasgow Maryhill and Springburn constituency."

Answered by: Aileen Campbell on 15 November 2018

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