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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

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 6680
Text relay calls welcome.

Contact at local office

Barncluith Business Centre
Townhead Street
Hamilton
ML3 7DP

Phone: 01698 403311
Text relay calls welcome.

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 Equalities and Older People

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

14 June 2011 - 23 March 2016

European and External Relations Committee

Convener

27 November 2014 - 23 March 2016

Welfare Reform Committee

Member

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 17 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

No registrable interests

Interest in shares

No registrable interests

Voluntary

No registrable interests

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.

Equalities, Human Rights and Civil Justice Committee meeting date: 31 January 2023

Budget Scrutiny 2023-24

The Minister for Equalities and Older People (Christina McKelvie): "Good morning, and thank you for inviting me to the committee’s second budget scrutiny session. I welcome the opportunity to give further evidence to the committee on one of the most challenging budget rounds since devolution…

Chamber meeting date: 26 January 2023

Holocaust Memorial Day 2023

The Minister for Equalities and Older People (Christina McKelvie): "I express my thanks to Fergus Ewing for lodging this important motion and for highlighting the significance of Holocaust memorial day, as other members have done…

Chamber meeting date: 26 January 2023

Holocaust Memorial Day 2023

The Minister for Equalities and Older People (Christina McKelvie): "I express my thanks to Fergus Ewing for lodging this important motion and for highlighting the significance of Holocaust memorial day, as other members have done…

Chamber meeting date: 22 December 2022

“The Cost of a Child in Scotland in 2022—update”

The Minister for Equalities and Older People (Christina McKelvie): "I welcome the report’s recognition that our policies are making a major contribution to families. We have allocated almost £3 billion this financial year to help to mitigate the cost crisis…

Chamber meeting date: 22 December 2022

Domestic Abuse Services (Guidance)

The Minister for Equalities and Older People (Christina McKelvie): "The commissioning of domestic abuse services is a matter for local authorities…

Votes

How Christina McKelvie has voted in Parliament

Find out how Christina McKelvie has voted recently.

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-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

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-07710.1

Three Years On - Brexit and Workers’ Rights

Submitted by: Alexander Stewart, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Monday, January 30, 2023

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Result 30 for, 89 against, 0 abstained, 10 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motions

Questions

Questions Christina McKelvie has asked

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

Question ref. S5O-02254

Asked by: McKelvie, Christina, Hamilton, Larkhall and Stonehouse, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13 June 2018

"To ask the Scottish Government when it last met NHS Lanarkshire."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5O-02214

Asked by: McKelvie, Christina, Hamilton, Larkhall and Stonehouse, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 6 June 2018

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on its progress in eliminating prejudice-based bullying in schools."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5O-02000

Asked by: McKelvie, Christina, Hamilton, Larkhall and Stonehouse, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18 April 2018

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on its response to the concerns raised by Rape Crisis Scotland and others regarding the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service's changes to prosecution policy in cases of rape and sexual violence."

Awaiting answer

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-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

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