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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

Website: craighoy.co.uk

Twitter: @CraigWHoy1/

Facebook: Craig's facebook

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 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 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.

Until 18 August 2021 I owned a part-share of a flat in East Lothian with a market value of between £350,001 and £400,000. [Amended interest 15 November 2021, Ceased interest 15 November 2021]

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 friend of the Scottish Seabird Centre.

I am a friend of Blooming Haddington.

I am a member of the Haddington Common Good Committee.

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

I am a member of the National Trust for Scotland.

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

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

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

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

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: 19 January 2022

Local Government Funding

Craig Hoy (South Scotland) (Con): "Kenny Gibson might be a world-leading epidemiologist, but he cannot make his sums add up. I thank my Scottish Conservative colleagues for bringing this important debate to the chamber…

Chamber meeting date: 13 January 2022

National Mission on Drugs

Craig Hoy (South Scotland) (Con): "I would like to start my contribution to today’s debate by thanking those who have participated in it. I was going to say that, relative to her ministerial colleagues, the Minister for Drugs Policy, Angela Constance, is a breath of fresh air…

Public Audit Committee meeting date: 13 January 2022

Section 22 Report: “The 2020/21 audit of Bòrd na Gàidhlig”

Craig Hoy (South Scotland) (Con): "Bòrd na Gàidhlig is the principal public body for promoting Gaelic development…

Public Audit Committee meeting date: 13 January 2022

Section 22 Report: “The 2020/21 audit of NHS Highland”

Craig Hoy: "I turn to financial management and stewardship. Paragraph 15, which is on page 5, says: “NHS Highland delivered a break-even position ... while operating in a period of considerable uncertainty and while responding to the ..…

Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee meeting date: 13 January 2022

Cross-Party Groups

Craig Hoy (South Scotland) (Con): "Good morning, Mr Whitfield, and a happy new year to you and committee members. On 7 December 2021, the cross-party group on beer and pubs held its inaugural meeting, in order to prepare for this meeting…

Votes

How Craig Hoy has voted in Parliament

Find out how Craig Hoy has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6M-02853

Approval of SSI

Submitted by: George Adam, Paisley, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Result 87 for, 33 against, 0 abstained, 9 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-02839.1

Education Failures and Guaranteeing the 2022 Exam Diet

Submitted by: Shirley-Anne Somerville, Dunfermline, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Supported by: Clare Haughey, Jamie Hepburn
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Result 67 for, 54 against, 0 abstained, 8 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-02839

Education Failures and Guaranteeing the 2022 Exam Diet

Submitted by: Meghan Gallacher, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Monday, January 17, 2022

Supported by: Sharon Dowey
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Result 67 for, 53 against, 1 abstained, 8 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-02852

Approval of SSI

Submitted by: George Adam, Paisley, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Result 68 for, 53 against, 0 abstained, 8 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-02838

Protecting Local Government Funding in Scotland

Submitted by: Miles Briggs, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Monday, January 17, 2022

Supported by: Sharon Dowey
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, January 19, 2022

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

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

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-05498

Asked by: Hoy, Craig, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12 January 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what percentage of the social care workforce have received the COVID-19 booster vaccination."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-05497

Asked by: Hoy, Craig, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12 January 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what percentage of the social care workforce have received two doses of the COVID-19 vaccine."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-05353

Asked by: Hoy, Craig, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 24 December 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what levels of financial liability for compensation it builds into contracts for ICT services, and what its position is on whether such contracts should base the level of liability as a multiple of the total project cost rather than on an unlimited basis."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-05352

Asked by: Hoy, Craig, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 24 December 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what plans it has to review its policy of applying unlimited liabilities on third party providers for compensation through standard Scottish Government ICT contracts."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-05354

Asked by: Hoy, Craig, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 23 December 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will consider extending powers to licensing authorities to regulate doorstep cold callers."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-03209

Asked by: Hoy, Craig, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21 September 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how many nurses have (a) joined and (b) left the NHS in each year since 2007."

Answered by: Humza Yousaf on 15 November 2021

Question ref. S6W-03210

Asked by: Hoy, Craig, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21 September 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how many clinical nurse specialists have been employed by the NHS in each year since 2007."

Answered by: Humza Yousaf on 15 November 2021

Question ref. S6W-04159

Asked by: Hoy, Craig, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 5 November 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government when it will publish the final aims and principles or brief for the public inquiry into the handling of COVID-19."

Answered by: John Swinney on 15 November 2021

Question ref. S6W-04157

Asked by: Hoy, Craig, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 5 November 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government when it will appoint a judge to lead the public inquiry into the handling of COVID-19."

Answered by: John Swinney on 15 November 2021

Question ref. S6W-04158

Asked by: Hoy, Craig, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 5 November 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government when it will publish a timeline for the public inquiry into the handling of COVID-19."

Answered by: John Swinney on 15 November 2021

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