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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Carol Mochan

Scottish Labour

MSP for South Scotland (Region) 2021 - present day

About Carol Mochan

Contact details

Contact online

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 6993
Text relay calls welcome.

Committees

Cross-party groups

Carol is not a member of any cross-party groups

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Carol does not have any parliamentary or government roles

Party Roles

Carol has 3 party roles

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Mental Wellbeing

Scottish Labour

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Sport

Scottish Labour

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Women’s Health

Scottish Labour

Previous roles

Carol does not have any previous roles

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

Register of interests

Carol'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 Carol Mochan. The date of their initial statement was 30 May 2021.

Remuneration and related undertaking

No registrable interests

Gifts

No registrable interests

Overseas visits

No registrable interests

Controlled transactions

No registrable interests

Heritable property

I own a house in Eat Ayrshire with a market value of between £100,001 and £150,000 with gross rental income of between £5,001 and £10,000 per annum.

I own a house in East Ayrshire with a market value of between £50,001 and £100,000 with gross rental income up to £5,000 per annum.

I own a house in East Ayrshire with a market value of between £50,001 and £100,000 with gross rental income up to £5,000 per annum.

Interest in shares

No registrable interests

Voluntary

I am a member of Unite the Union.

I am on a community enterprise group, Burnsland Enterprise Group CIC, which aims to support a community post office. My involvement is voluntary and I receive no payment.

I am a member of the Co-operative Party.

Recent Activity

What was said

What Carol Mochan 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: 17 June 2021

Psychiatric Hospitals (Discharge Delays)

Carol Mochan: "The figures that were reported were stark and unacceptable. As well as delayed discharges, there are serious issues of people being offered only out-of-area placements for care…

Chamber meeting date: 15 June 2021

Women’s Health

Carol Mochan (South Scotland) (Lab): "It is very welcome that women’s health is receiving some of the spotlight that it deserves in the chamber today. I am delighted to be opening for Scottish Labour…

Chamber meeting date: 15 June 2021

Dr Gray’s Maternity Unit

Carol Mochan (South Scotland) (Lab): "I commend the motion from Mr Ross, who has highlighted a concerning trend in which the importance to women of giving birth in their local area with friends and family nearby is not being recognised as it should be…

Chamber meeting date: 10 June 2021

Child Mental Health Services

Carol Mochan (South Scotland) (Lab): "The damning audit of CAMHS in 2018 called for an end to rejected referrals. Three years on, at least 20 per cent of referrals to CAMHS are consistently rejected. Why has the Government waited three years and failed to end this damaging practice…

Chamber meeting date: 8 June 2021

Decision Time

Carol Mochan (South Scotland) (Lab): "On a point of order, Presiding Officer. I am having some technical problems. I could not vote, but I would have voted yes."

Votes

How Carol Mochan has voted in Parliament

Find out how Carol Mochan has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6M-00400.2

Tackling Drug Related Deaths

Submitted by: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats. Date lodged: Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, June 17, 2021

Result 93 for, 28 against, 0 abstained, 8 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-00400.1

Tackling Drug Related Deaths

Submitted by: Sue Webber, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, June 17, 2021

Result 28 for, 72 against, 22 abstained, 7 no vote

MSP abstained

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-00400

Tackling Drug Related Deaths

Submitted by: Angela Constance, Almond Valley, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Supported by: Nicola Sturgeon
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, June 17, 2021

Result 94 for, 28 against, 0 abstained, 7 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-00400.4

Tackling Drug Related Deaths

Submitted by: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Supported by: Foysol Choudhury, Pauline McNeill, Paul Sweeney
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, June 17, 2021

Result 94 for, 28 against, 0 abstained, 7 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-00400.3

Tackling Drug Related Deaths

Submitted by: Gillian Mackay, Central Scotland, Scottish Green Party. Date lodged: Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, June 17, 2021

Result 94 for, 28 against, 0 abstained, 7 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motions

Motions made by Carol Mochan in Parliament

Find out what motions Carol Mochan has submitted recently.

Written questions

Written questions Carol Mochan 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-00503

Asked by: Mochan, Carol, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 4 June 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how many children are currently recorded as living in temporary accommodation in the South Scotland region, broken down by local authority area."

Answered by: Shona Robison on 17 June 2021

Question ref. S6W-00502

Asked by: Mochan, Carol, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 4 June 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking to support local authorities that receive a large number of visitors to help them deal with problems related to litter, vandalism and antisocial behaviour that may increase during the summer months."

Answered by: Kate Forbes on 15 June 2021

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