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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

Bob is a member of 7 cross-party groups

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Health Inequalities

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Migration

Deputy Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Nuclear Disarmament

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Palliative Care

Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Poverty

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Rare, Genetic and Undiagnosed Conditions

Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Shared Parenting

Member

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

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

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: 2 February 2023

Budget (Scotland) (No 2) Bill: Stage 1

Bob Doris: "Daniel Johnson was very honest about how he would find more money for councils. He would rob £100 million from Scotland’s NHS. Where would Douglas Lumsden get the money from?"

Chamber meeting date: 1 February 2023

Heart Month 2023

Bob Doris (Glasgow Maryhill and Springburn) (SNP): "I commend Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland for the work that it does in community sports outreach work. It does that in my constituency with walking football for many people who are stroke survivors and have heart conditions…

Chamber meeting date: 1 February 2023

Electoral Reform

Bob Doris (Glasgow Maryhill and Springburn) (SNP): "I am pleased to take part in the debate…

Chamber meeting date: 26 January 2023

Prepayment Meters (PayPoint Facilities)

Bob Doris (Glasgow Maryhill and Springburn) (SNP): "I draw the attention of the First Minister to the experience of a constituent of mine, who has informed me that they were told to make an in-store purchase ahead of using a PayPoint facility to top up their energy meter…

Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee meeting date: 19 January 2023

Cross-Party Group

Bob Doris (Glasgow Maryhill and Springburn) (SNP): "I am interested in the cross-party group, although I have not explored it in any great detail…

Votes

How Bob Doris has voted in Parliament

Find out how Bob Doris has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6M-07727

Budget (Scotland) (No. 2) Bill

Submitted by: John Swinney, Perthshire North, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Supported by: George Adam, Tom Arthur, Richard Lochhead, Ivan McKee, Lorna Slater, Nicola Sturgeon
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, February 2, 2023

Result 68 for, 56 against, 0 abstained, 5 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-07710.2

Three Years On - Brexit and Workers’ Rights

Submitted by: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Monday, January 30, 2023

Supported by: Paul Sweeney
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Result 24 for, 96 against, 0 abstained, 9 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-07710

Three Years On - Brexit and Workers’ Rights

Submitted by: Richard Lochhead, Moray, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Monday, January 30, 2023

Supported by: Tom Arthur, Ivan McKee, John Swinney
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Result 90 for, 30 against, 0 abstained, 9 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-07735.1

Business Programme

Submitted by: Stephen Kerr, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Supported by: Finlay Carson, Sharon Dowey, Murdo Fraser, Jamie Greene, Jamie Halcro Johnston, Craig Hoy, Liam Kerr, Roz McCall, Liz Smith, Sue Webber
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Result 54 for, 66 against, 0 abstained, 9 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-07734.1

Revision to Business Programme

Submitted by: Russell Findlay, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Supported by: Alexander Burnett, Murdo Fraser, Meghan Gallacher, Pam Gosal, Rachael Hamilton, Craig Hoy, Stephen Kerr, Douglas Ross, Sue Webber, Tess White
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Result 51 for, 67 against, 0 abstained, 11 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motions

Questions

Questions Bob Doris has asked

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

Question ref. S6W-13228

Asked by: Doris, Bob, Glasgow Maryhill and Springburn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13 December 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government when its proposed consultation on electoral reform will be published."

Answered by George Adam on 14 December 2022

Question ref. S6W-12347

Asked by: Doris, Bob, Glasgow Maryhill and Springburn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18 November 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government (a) what proportion of and (b) how the £600 million of funding set out in the Health and Social Care Winter Resilience Overview will support community nursing and palliative care teams to care for terminally ill people in the community over winter 2022."

Answered by Humza Yousaf on 5 December 2022

Question ref. S6O-01651

Asked by: Doris, Bob, Glasgow Maryhill and Springburn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 30 November 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on how it is supporting Ukrainians in Scotland, in light of the war with Russia entering the winter months."

Taken in the Chamber on 7 December 2022

Question ref. S6W-12733

Asked by: Doris, Bob, Glasgow Maryhill and Springburn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 29 November 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it has reached a decision on the future location of the accreditation and regulation functions currently undertaken by the SQA."

Answered by Shirley-Anne Somerville on 29 November 2022

Question ref. S6O-01440

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

"To ask the Scottish Government what contribution colleges make to widening access to higher education for students living in the most deprived areas."

Taken in the Chamber on 6 October 2022

Question ref. S6O-01407

Asked by: Doris, Bob, Glasgow Maryhill and Springburn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21 September 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government how it will work in partnership with landlords in the social rented sector to keep rents as affordable as possible for tenants."

Taken in the Chamber on 29 September 2022

Question ref. S6O-01358

Asked by: Doris, Bob, Glasgow Maryhill and Springburn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 7 September 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what its latest engagement has been with the UK Government regarding the funding that is being provided to mitigate the impacts of the cost of living crisis."

Taken in the Chamber on 21 September 2022

Question ref. S6W-10798

Asked by: Doris, Bob, Glasgow Maryhill and Springburn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 30 August 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what actions it will take to ensure that the skills delivery landscape is set up to deliver the ambitions for skills in Scotland's National Strategy for Economic Transformation."

Answered by Jamie Hepburn on 31 August 2022

Question ref. S6O-01255

Asked by: Doris, Bob, Glasgow Maryhill and Springburn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 15 June 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what support and advice is available to veterans in appealing to the Upper Tribunal for Scotland regarding war pensions."

Taken in the Chamber on 22 June 2022

Question ref. S6O-01124

Asked by: Doris, Bob, Glasgow Maryhill and Springburn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18 May 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what provision exists to provide an in-patient specialist dermatology service for patients within NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde."

Taken in the Chamber on 25 May 2022

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