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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Craig Hoy

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for South Scotland (Region) 2021 - present day

About Craig Hoy

Contact details

Contact online

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 6976
Text relay calls welcome.

Committees

Cross-party groups

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Craig does not have any parliamentary or government roles

Party Roles

Craig has 2 party roles

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Mental Health

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Social Care

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Previous roles

Craig does not have any previous roles

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

Register of interests

Craig'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 Craig Hoy. The date of their initial statement was 09 June 2021.

Remuneration and related undertaking

I am a local authority councillor for East Lothian Council (of John Muir House, Brewery Park, Haddington, East Lothian EH41 3HA). I work approximately 10-15 hours per week and receive remuneration of between £15,001 and £20,000 per annum, which includes the use of a a council owned laptop computer and a council mobile telephone for which a data package and council related calls are settled by East Lothian Council. My council salary is paid to a local charity and I intend to stand down from the council in May 2022.

Gifts

No registrable interests

Overseas visits

No registrable interests

Controlled transactions

No registrable interests

Heritable property

I own a part-share of a flat in Midlothian with a market value of between £100,001 and £150,000. The gross income from this property is between £5,001 and £10,000 per annum.

I own a part-share of a flat in East Lothian with a market value of between £100,001 and £150,000. The gross income from this property is between £5,001 and £10,000 per annum.

I own a part-share of a flat in East Lothian with a market value of between £350,001 and £400,000.

Interest in shares

I own 35% of the issued share capital of Public Affairs Asia Ltd., a publishing, intelligence and conference business. These are ordinary shares with a market value of £35,000. This company operates and is registered overseas.

Voluntary

I am a member of the Performance & Audit Committee of the South of Scotland Transport Partnership.

I am a member of the Candidates Board of the Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party.

I am a friend of Blooming Haddington.

I am a member of the Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party.

I am a member of the National Trust for Scotland.

I am a friend of the Scottish Seabird Centre.

My partner and father operate a retail premises (bookshop) in Haddington, which is leased from the Wrights and Masons Trust.

I am a board member of the South of Scotland Transport Partnership.

I am a member of the Haddington Common Good Committee.

Recent Activity

What was said

What Craig Hoy 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

General Practitioner Services

Craig Hoy (South Scotland) (Con): "The debate has shone a stark light on the problems that face Scotland’s hard-working and dedicated GP surgeries…

Chamber meeting date: 14 September 2021

Health and Social Care

Craig Hoy (South Scotland) (Con): "Covid-19 has been linked to nearly 11,000 Scottish deaths, and one in three of those, tragically, has taken place in our care homes. Our thoughts go out to the families of all those who have died during the pandemic…

Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee meeting date: 14 September 2021

Minister for Parliamentary Business

Craig Hoy (South Scotland) (Con): "If you take the route that appears likely, minister, this might be our final opportunity to question the Government in detail on the application and operation of the scheme…

Chamber meeting date: 9 September 2021

Covid-19 Vaccine Certification Scheme

Craig Hoy (South Scotland) (Con): "The coronavirus is the biggest threat that this country has faced in decades…

Public Audit Committee meeting date: 9 September 2021

“Improving outcomes for young people through school education”

Craig Hoy (South Scotland) (Con): "Yes. I draw the committee’s attention to my entry in the register of interests, which details that I am a member of East Lothian Council’s education committee. Good morning, Mr Boyle…

Votes

How Craig Hoy has voted in Parliament

Find out how Craig Hoy 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 voted against

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 against

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 voted for

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 Craig Hoy 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-03036

Asked by: Hoy, Craig, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16 September 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what advice it has provided to public transport companies on returning services to pre-pandemic levels."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-02928

Asked by: Hoy, Craig, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 14 September 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government by what date the new East Linton railway station will open, and how many (a) weekday and (b) weekend services it will have."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-02271

Asked by: Hoy, Craig, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16 August 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what plans it has to dual or improve the A1 south of Dunbar."

Answered by: Graeme Dey on 14 September 2021

Question ref. S6W-02505

Asked by: Hoy, Craig, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 25 August 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how many dementia specialist appointments have been held in each year since 2007, broken down by NHS board."

Answered by: Kevin Stewart on 13 September 2021

Question ref. S6W-02270

Asked by: Hoy, Craig, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16 August 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what assessment has been made of the present capacity of the A1 south of Dunbar, and what its position is on its suitability for the amount of HGV traffic that (a) currently uses the route and (b) is estimated to use the route in the future."

Answered by: Graeme Dey on 13 September 2021

Question ref. S6W-02233

Asked by: Hoy, Craig, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 13 August 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how many times since January 2019 train services between North Berwick and Edinburgh Waverley have been cancelled for (a) all and (b) part of its journey due to (i) track problems, including signalling and flooding, and (ii) track congestion."

Answered by: Graeme Dey on 10 September 2021

Question ref. S6W-02224

Asked by: Hoy, Craig, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 13 August 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what plans it has to improve the train line between North Berwick and Edinburgh to (a) reduce journey times and (b) increase the number of daily services."

Answered by: Graeme Dey on 10 September 2021

Question ref. S6W-02857

Asked by: Hoy, Craig, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 9 September 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide the anticipated breakdown by (a) role and (b) starting year of the 320 additional staff that it has committed to delivering to the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) workforce by 2026."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-02856

Asked by: Hoy, Craig, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 9 September 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what consideration it has given to reported calls for a national strategy to meet the needs of people who self-harm."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-02860

Asked by: Hoy, Craig, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 9 September 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what consideration it has given to ensuring that (a) people with lived experience and (b) frontline service providers are able to contribute to the development of a national transitions strategy."

Awaiting answer

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