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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Christina McKelvie

Scottish National Party

MSP for Hamilton, Larkhall and Stonehouse (Constituency) 2011 - present day

Former MSP for Central Scotland (Region) 2007 - 2011

About Christina McKelvie

Contact details

Contact online

Twitter: @ChristinaSNP

Committees

Christina is not a member of any committees

Cross-party groups

Christina is not a member of any cross-party groups

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Christina has 1 parliamentary and government role

Minister for Older People and Equalities

Scottish Government

Party Roles

Christina does not have any party roles

Previous roles

Christina has had 19 previous roles

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

01 September 2016 - 12 September 2018

Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe

Member

29 September 2016 - 28 June 2018

Equalities and Human Rights Committee

Convener

16 June 2016 - 28 June 2018

Conveners Group

Member

30 March 2017 - 13 September 2017

Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee

Substitute Member

07 September 2016 - 30 March 2017

Justice Committee

Substitute Member

16 June 2016 - 29 September 2016

Equal Opportunities Committee

Convener

08 June 2016 - 16 June 2016

Equal Opportunities Committee

Member

14 June 2011 - 23 March 2016

Conveners Group

Member

27 November 2014 - 23 March 2016

Welfare Reform Committee

Member

14 June 2011 - 23 March 2016

European and External Relations Committee

Convener

25 October 2012 - 22 April 2014

Public Audit Committee

Substitute Member

18 September 2012 - 24 October 2012

Welfare Reform Committee

Substitute Member

01 June 2011 - 14 June 2011

European and External Relations Committee

Member

13 June 2007 - 22 March 2011

Education Lifelong Learning and Culture Committee

Member

05 November 2009 - 22 March 2011

Equal Opportunities Committee

Member

13 November 2008 - 05 November 2009

Public Petitions Committee

Substitute Member

28 September 2007 - 12 November 2008

Standards Procedures and Public Appointments Committee

Member

13 June 2007 - 28 September 2007

Standards and Public Appointments Committee

Member

13 June 2007 - 28 September 2007

Procedures Committee

Member

Register of interests

Christina'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 Christina McKelvie. The date of their initial statement was 31 May 2016.

Remuneration and related undertaking

No registrable interests

Gifts

No registrable interests

Overseas visits

No registrable interests

Controlled transactions

No registrable interests

Heritable property

No registrable interests

Interest in shares

No registrable interests

Voluntary

[Ceased interest removed from entry: 11 July 2019]

Recent Activity

What was said

What Christina McKelvie 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: 26 January 2021

Domestic Abuse

The Minister for Older People and Equalities (Christina McKelvie): "It is deeply concerning that referrals to services have increased during the pandemic…

Chamber meeting date: 26 January 2021

Domestic Abuse

The Minister for Older People and Equalities (Christina McKelvie): "It is deeply concerning that referrals to services have increased during the pandemic…

Chamber meeting date: 14 January 2021

Covid-19 (Loneliness and Isolation)

The Minister for Older People and Equalities (Christina McKelvie): "I know that the new, tougher restrictions are hard. We are all very well aware of the social harms of social isolation and loneliness, which we have spoken about a lot this afternoon…

Chamber meeting date: 14 January 2021

Older People (Impact of Covid-19)

The Minister for Older People and Equalities (Christina McKelvie): "Our focus throughout has been to protect people across Scotland, including people in Glasgow, in James Kelly’s region…

Chamber meeting date: 14 January 2021

Older People (Access to Essential Requirements)

The Minister for Older People and Equalities (Christina McKelvie): "We have made available £15 million of funding for local authorities that are already at protection level 4 in order to strengthen their local response, and to support the needs of people in their communities who do not have support networks and are struggling with the restrictions or guidance—particularly those who are most at risk through health…

Votes

How Christina McKelvie has voted in Parliament

Find out how Christina McKelvie 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 not voted

Vote Defeated

Motions

Written questions

Written questions Christina McKelvie 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-15726

Asked by: McKelvie, Christina, Hamilton, Larkhall and Stonehouse, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28 March 2018

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the progress that has been made in relation to the International Development Small Grants Programme funding round 2018-19."

Answered by: Alasdair Allan on 29 March 2018

Question ref. S5O-01926

Asked by: McKelvie, Christina, Hamilton, Larkhall and Stonehouse, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 14 March 2018

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on its housing policy as it relates to homeless non-UK EU nationals in Scotland."

Answered by: Kevin Stewart on 21 March 2018

Question ref. S5W-15017

Asked by: McKelvie, Christina, Hamilton, Larkhall and Stonehouse, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 1 March 2018

"To ask the Scottish Government which NHS Boards have guidance in place to support clinicians in routinely offering bisphosphonates to post-menopausal women with primary breast cancer to help reduce the risk of breast cancer spreading."

Answered by: Shona Robison on 12 March 2018

Question ref. S5O-01821

Asked by: McKelvie, Christina, Hamilton, Larkhall and Stonehouse, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21 February 2018

"To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking to reduce fuel poverty."

Answered by: Kevin Stewart on 1 March 2018

Question ref. S5O-01730

Asked by: McKelvie, Christina, Hamilton, Larkhall and Stonehouse, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 24 January 2018

"To ask the Scottish Government how many businesses in the Hamilton, Larkhall and Stonehouse constituency received support from the Small Business Bonus Scheme in 2017."

Answered by: Derek Mackay on 1 February 2018

Question ref. S5W-12652

Asked by: McKelvie, Christina, Hamilton, Larkhall and Stonehouse, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10 November 2017

"To ask the Scottish Government how many Syrian refugees to the UK have been settled in Scotland."

Answered by: Angela Constance on 21 November 2017

Question ref. S5W-10427

Asked by: McKelvie, Christina, Hamilton, Larkhall and Stonehouse, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21 July 2017

"To ask the Scottish Government, in light of recent reports from Barnardo’s, Victim Support, Liberty and Rape Crisis, which state that the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA) has not compensated nearly 700 child victims of sexual abuse, what its position is on the impact on victims in Scotland, and what action it can take to…

Answered by: Michael Matheson on 10 August 2017

Question ref. S5W-10426

Asked by: McKelvie, Christina, Hamilton, Larkhall and Stonehouse, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21 July 2017

"To ask the Scottish Government what its position is on someone under the age of 16 being able to give consent to sexual activity."

Answered by: Michael Matheson on 10 August 2017

Question ref. S5W-10428

Asked by: McKelvie, Christina, Hamilton, Larkhall and Stonehouse, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21 July 2017

"To ask the Scottish Government, in light of the impact on victims in Scotland, what action it can take with the UK Government to review the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority guidelines regarding compensation for victims of sexual abuse under the age of 16."

Answered by: Michael Matheson on 10 August 2017

Question ref. S5O-00809

Asked by: McKelvie, Christina, Hamilton, Larkhall and Stonehouse, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 15 March 2017

"To ask the Scottish Government what communication it has had with the UK Government regarding the Syrian refugee resettlement scheme."

Answered by: Angela Constance on 22 March 2017

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