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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Clare Adamson

Scottish National Party

MSP for Motherwell and Wishaw (Constituency) 2016 - present day

Former MSP for Central Scotland (Region) 2011 - 2016

About Clare Adamson

Contact details

Contact online

Twitter: @ClareAdamsonSNP

Facebook: Clare's facebook

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 6377
Text relay calls welcome.

Contact at their Constituency

Suite G2
The Dalziel Building
7 Scott Street
Motherwell
ML1 1PN

Phone: 01698 337540
Text relay calls welcome.

Find out when the MSP's surgery times are on their website.

Committees

Clare is not a member of any committees

Cross-party groups

Clare is not a member of any cross-party groups

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Clare does not have any parliamentary or government roles

Party Roles

Clare does not have any party roles

Previous roles

Clare has had 18 previous roles

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

17 June 2021 - 23 June 2021

Member

19 September 2018 - 04 May 2021

Convener

19 September 2018 - 04 May 2021

Conveners Group

Member

06 September 2018 - 19 September 2018

Member

23 November 2017 - 06 September 2018

Convener

07 September 2016 - 06 September 2018

Substitute Member

23 November 2017 - 06 September 2018

Conveners Group

Member

16 November 2017 - 23 November 2017

Member

16 June 2016 - 16 November 2017

Convener

16 June 2016 - 16 November 2017

Conveners Group

Member

08 June 2016 - 16 June 2016

Member

02 December 2014 - 23 March 2016

Deputy Convener

05 November 2015 - 23 March 2016

Member

27 November 2014 - 05 November 2015

Member

27 November 2014 - 02 December 2014

Member

01 June 2011 - 27 November 2014

Member

23 February 2012 - 27 November 2014

Member

01 June 2011 - 23 February 2012

Member

Register of interests

Clare'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.

Recent Activity

What was said

What Clare Adamson 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.

Constitution, Europe, External Affairs and Culture Committee meeting date: 7 October 2021

Pre-budget Scrutiny 2022-23: Culture Sector

The Convener: "Item 2 is pre-budget scrutiny of culture sector funding. As part of its pre-budget scrutiny, the committee has been looking at the continuing impact of Covid-19 on the culture sector and its longer-term future…

Constitution, Europe, External Affairs and Culture Committee meeting date: 7 October 2021

Decisions on Taking Business in Private

The Convener (Clare Adamson): "Welcome to the seventh meeting of the Constitution, Europe, External Affairs and Culture Committee…

Chamber meeting date: 30 September 2021

Autumn and Winter Vaccination Programme

Clare Adamson (Motherwell and Wishaw) (SNP): "We know that winter pressures on the NHS exist in all years, notwithstanding Covid being in the mix for this year coming…

Chamber meeting date: 30 September 2021

Brexit Impact on Supply Chain and Labour Market

Clare Adamson (Motherwell and Wishaw) (SNP): "If Daniel Johnson listened to his colleagues this afternoon—including Mr Leonard, as he mentioned—he would know that the problems are about employment practices such as zero-hours contracts, which are in the control of the Westminster Government…

Constitution, Europe, External Affairs and Culture Committee meeting date: 30 September 2021

Decision on Taking Business in Private

The Convener: "Agenda item 2 is a decision on taking business in private. Do members agree that our consideration of evidence should be taken in private at item 5 and at future meetings? Members indicated agreement."

Votes

How Clare Adamson has voted in Parliament

Find out how Clare Adamson has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6M-01554

Carer's Allowance Supplement (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: Ben Macpherson, Edinburgh Northern and Leith, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, October 5, 2021

Supported by: Shona Robison
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, October 7, 2021

Result 118 for, 0 against, 0 abstained, 11 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6 SP Bill 2 Amendment 7

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, October 7, 2021

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

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6 SP Bill 2 Amendment 3

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, October 7, 2021

Result 51 for, 66 against, 0 abstained, 12 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6 SP Bill 2 Amendment 2

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, October 7, 2021

Result 51 for, 66 against, 0 abstained, 12 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6 SP Bill 2 Amendment 1

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, October 7, 2021

Result 50 for, 67 against, 0 abstained, 12 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motions

Written questions

Written questions Clare Adamson 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-02627

Asked by: Adamson, Clare, Motherwell and Wishaw, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 30 August 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government when the Registrar General for Scotland will publish the annual report for 2020."

Answered by: Angus Robertson on 31 August 2021

Question ref. S5W-36042

Asked by: Adamson, Clare, Motherwell and Wishaw, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11 March 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government when it will publish its joint plan with COSLA in response to COVID-19 for people with (a) learning disabilities and (b) autism."

Answered by: Clare Haughey on 24 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-36044

Asked by: Adamson, Clare, Motherwell and Wishaw, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11 March 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government when it plans to publish the third annual report of the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Education and Training Strategy for Scotland."

Answered by: Richard Lochhead on 24 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-36041

Asked by: Adamson, Clare, Motherwell and Wishaw, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11 March 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the promise since the publication of the outcome of the independent care review in February 2020."

Answered by: Maree Todd on 23 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-36063

Asked by: Adamson, Clare, Motherwell and Wishaw, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11 March 2021

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5W-35485

Asked by: Adamson, Clare, Motherwell and Wishaw, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23 February 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what allowances can be made for garden centres and other horticultural businesses to prepare for sowing seasonal bedding plants now, in advance of being able to reopen to the public once COVID-19 restrictions are lifted…

Answered by: Ben Macpherson on 5 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-35111

Asked by: Adamson, Clare, Motherwell and Wishaw, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 9 February 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will outline the rationale behind the evidence gathering methodology adopted by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in conducting its review of Curriculum for Excellence."

Answered by: John Swinney on 18 February 2021

Question ref. S5W-33627

Asked by: Adamson, Clare, Motherwell and Wishaw, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 30 November 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government what more it will do to support people through the COVID-19 pandemic this winter."

Answered by: Aileen Campbell on 30 November 2020

Question ref. S5W-33631

Asked by: Adamson, Clare, Motherwell and Wishaw, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 30 November 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it has reviewed the eligibility criteria for the Self-Isolation Support Grant."

Answered by: Shirley-Anne Somerville on 30 November 2020

Question ref. S5W-33424

Asked by: Adamson, Clare, Motherwell and Wishaw, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20 November 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government when the proposed consultation of the regulation of electricians will be published."

Answered by: Jamie Hepburn on 23 November 2020

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