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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

Twitter: @CMochan

Facebook: Carol's facebook

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 6993
Text relay calls welcome.

Contact at their Constituency

Currently working from home, please
PO Box 8526
Prestwick
KA9 9BA

Phone: 07554 546 938
Text relay calls welcome.

Committees

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: 15 September 2021

Scottish Ambulance Service (Funding)

Carol Mochan (South Scotland) (Lab): "Can the cabinet secretary assure us that the allocation of funds takes into account that the problem of ambulances being unavailable, certainly in my region of South Scotland, has been exacerbated by ambulance crews having to wait at hospitals for record periods of time to hand over patients, and that fixing the problem requires greater staffing…

Chamber meeting date: 15 September 2021

Cervical Screening (Update)

Carol Mochan (South Scotland) (Lab): "I am glad that the Government is finally instituting the Healthcare Improvement Scotland review that Scottish Labour asked for, but will the minister clarify the terms of the review, when she expects it to report and how far reaching we can expect it to be in order to prevent further instances from happening?"

Chamber meeting date: 15 September 2021

General Practitioner Services

Carol Mochan (South Scotland) (Lab): "Like many members, I have been inundated with requests from constituents who want to return to face-to-face GP consultations. For the most part, people simply want a feeling of assurance from a friendly face…

Chamber meeting date: 14 September 2021

Health and Social Care

Carol Mochan (South Scotland) (Lab): "Like the cabinet secretary and previous speakers, I wish to mark the heroic efforts of our incredible NHS and social care workers during the Covid-19 pandemic, and I recognise the work that they will no doubt have to continue doing for some time…

Chamber meeting date: 14 September 2021

Tokyo Paralympics

Carol Mochan (South Scotland) (Lab): "I, too, congratulate Karen Adam on securing the debate. The Tokyo Paralympics were as exciting and inspiring as ever, bringing an end to a summer of sport in the most remarkable of ways…

Votes

How Carol Mochan has voted in Parliament

Find out how Carol Mochan has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6M-01248

A Land of Opportunity - Supporting a Fairer and More Equal Society

Submitted by: Shona Robison, Dundee City East, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Supported by: Shirley-Anne Somerville
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, September 16, 2021

Result 67 for, 30 against, 20 abstained, 12 no vote

MSP abstained

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-01248.2

A Land of Opportunity - Supporting a Fairer and More Equal Society

Submitted by: Pam Duncan-Glancy, Glasgow, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Supported by: Foysol Choudhury, Paul Sweeney
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, September 16, 2021

Result 25 for, 93 against, 0 abstained, 11 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-01248.1

A Land of Opportunity - Supporting a Fairer and More Equal Society

Submitted by: Miles Briggs, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Supported by: Sharon Dowey
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, September 16, 2021

Result 33 for, 65 against, 20 abstained, 11 no vote

MSP abstained

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-01217.2

Return to Normal GP Services

Submitted by: Humza Yousaf, Glasgow Pollok, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Supported by: Kevin Stewart, Maree Todd
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Result 67 for, 56 against, 0 abstained, 6 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-01217.1

Return to Normal GP Services

Submitted by: Jackie Baillie, Dumbarton, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Supported by: Paul O'Kane, Paul Sweeney
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Result 56 for, 65 against, 0 abstained, 8 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motions

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-02483

Asked by: Mochan, Carol, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 25 August 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how it plans to increase the provision of community mental health support."

Answered by: Kevin Stewart on 13 September 2021

Question ref. S6W-02485

Asked by: Mochan, Carol, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 25 August 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it plans to introduce a national waiting times target for people experiencing mild to moderate mental health problems to receive community mental health support."

Answered by: Kevin Stewart on 13 September 2021

Question ref. S6W-02413

Asked by: Mochan, Carol, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 23 August 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what importance it places on ensuring that people who deliver frontline public services receive suicide prevention training, and whether it monitors how many people are trained."

Answered by: Kevin Stewart on 9 September 2021

Question ref. S6W-02410

Asked by: Mochan, Carol, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 23 August 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what plans it has to renew its suicide prevention strategy once the current action plan expires."

Answered by: Kevin Stewart on 9 September 2021

Question ref. S6W-02411

Asked by: Mochan, Carol, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 23 August 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government which of the 10 action points in its plan, Every Life Matters, have been delivered on."

Answered by: Kevin Stewart on 9 September 2021

Question ref. S6W-02412

Asked by: Mochan, Carol, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 23 August 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what funding it provides to (a) local authorities and (b) NHS boards to carry out suicide prevention training."

Answered by: Kevin Stewart on 9 September 2021

Question ref. S6W-02117

Asked by: Mochan, Carol, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 9 August 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what plans it has to update the policy framework regarding health assessments for looked after children and young people."

Answered by: Clare Haughey on 3 September 2021

Question ref. S6W-02118

Asked by: Mochan, Carol, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 9 August 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what its response is to the recommendations in the Barnardo's Scotland report, Care In Mind Paper 2: Health Assessments for Looked-after Children, and what plans it has to implement each of these."

Answered by: Clare Haughey on 3 September 2021

Question ref. S6W-02484

Asked by: Mochan, Carol, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 25 August 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the prevalence of mild to moderate mental health problems."

Answered by: Kevin Stewart on 2 September 2021

Question ref. S6W-01481

Asked by: Mochan, Carol, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 14 July 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what steps it is taking to ensure that the public are aware that NHS services are fully functioning and that health concerns therefore can and should be acted upon despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic."

Answered by: Humza Yousaf on 9 August 2021

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