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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Dr. Sandesh Gulhane

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for Glasgow (Region) 2021 - present day

About Dr. Sandesh Gulhane

Contact details

Contact online

Twitter: @sandeshgulhane

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 6162
Text relay calls welcome.

Contact at their Constituency

1018 Maryhill Road
Glasgow
G20 9TE

Phone: 0141 946 3335
Text relay calls welcome.

Committees

Sandesh is a member of 2 committees

Cross-party groups

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Sandesh does not have any parliamentary or government roles

Party Roles

Sandesh has 2 party roles

Party Spokesperson on Health

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Party Spokesperson on Social Care

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Previous roles

Sandesh has had 3 previous roles

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

21 May 2021 - 16 September 2021

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Sport

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

21 May 2021 - 16 September 2021

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Public Health

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

21 May 2021 - 16 September 2021

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Women's Health

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Register of interests

Sandesh'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 Dr. Sandesh Gulhane. The date of their initial statement was 10 June 2021.

Remuneration and related undertaking

Until the end of June 2021, I worked as a self-employed GP at a GP surgery in Glasgow earning between £5,001-£10,000 gross per annum, before deductions for tax and national insurance. I worked approximately one day per month.

I am a self-employed GP and work for a GP surgery in Glasgow. I work one day per week and earn between £30,001-£35,000 gross per annum, before deductions for tax and national insurance.

Until 4 August 2021, I was Head of Medicine at Queen's Park Football Club, Lesser Hampden Park, Mount Florida, Glasgow, G42 9BA. I worked one day per month and earned between £3,000-£5,000 per annum. [Amended interest 6 Aug 2021]

Until the end of June 2021, I worked as a self-employed GP at a GP surgery in Glasgow earning between £10,001-£15,000 gross per annum, before deductions for tax and national insurance. I worked three days per week.

Gifts

No registrable interests

Overseas visits

No registrable interests

Controlled transactions

No registrable interests

Heritable property

I jointly own a flat in Glasgow with a market value of between £250,001-£300,000. I rent this property and receive a gross annual income of £10,001-£15,000.

Interest in shares

No registrable interests

Voluntary

I am a member of the Royal College of General Practitioners.

I am a member of the Medical and Dental Defence Union Scotland.

I have previously worked as a doctor for multiple GP practices and hospitals.

I am a champion for Chest, Heart and Stroke Scotland. [Registered 30 September 2021]

I am a member of the British Medical Association.

I am a member of the British Association of Physicians of Indian Origin.

I was a broadcaster for STV.

I am a member of the Royal College of Surgeons.

I am a Director of Conscious Wellness, a media and health company,

I was a broadcaster for BBC TV and Radio.

I am a "Paths Champion" for Ramblers Scotland. {Registered 30 September 2021]

Recent Activity

What was said

What Dr. Sandesh Gulhane 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: 20 January 2022

Coronavirus (Discretionary Compensation for Self-isolation) (Scotland) Bill: Stage 1

Sandesh Gulhane (Glasgow) (Con): "I remind members of my entry in the register of members’ interests, as I am a practising NHS doctor. In all honesty, there is not a huge amount to say about the bill at stage 1. Basically, the public have done the right thing…

Chamber meeting date: 18 January 2022

Covid-19

Sandesh Gulhane (Glasgow) (Con): "I begin by urging everyone to keep getting vaccinated. Even if you have, so far, been against the vaccine, there is still time to change your mind and get your first jag…

Chamber meeting date: 12 January 2022

Mental Health and Wellbeing (Primary Care)

Sandesh Gulhane (Glasgow) (Con): "Does the minister agree that link workers should be in every practice under the contract that is already in place?"

Chamber meeting date: 12 January 2022

Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service

Sandesh Gulhane (Glasgow) (Con): "I thank Fulton MacGregor for securing the debate. For many years, I was an orthopaedic registrar. I operated on a lot of people, fixing their broken bones. I will tell members about one of my patients…

Chamber meeting date: 11 January 2022

Covid-19 Update

Sandesh Gulhane (Glasgow) (Con): "It is reported that Scotland’s national clinical director has said that closing nightclubs and cancelling football fixtures has made little difference to Scotland’s coronavirus case numbers…

Votes

How Dr. Sandesh Gulhane has voted in Parliament

Find out how Dr. Sandesh Gulhane 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 Dr. Sandesh Gulhane 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-05777

Asked by: Gulhane, Sandesh, Glasgow, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 20 January 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it is the case that the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) Yellow card system, including the Genpact UK artificial intelligence tool, is used to monitor and process COVID-19 vaccine adverse drug reactions occurring in Scotland and, if it is not the case, what monitoring system is in…

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-04934

Asked by: Gulhane, Sandesh, Glasgow, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 9 December 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what action it plans to take to update the SIGN guideline on the prevention and management of venous thromboembolism (VTE)."

Answered by: Humza Yousaf on 23 December 2021

Question ref. S6W-04932

Asked by: Gulhane, Sandesh, Glasgow, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 9 December 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what assessment it has made of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the detection of atrial fibrillation."

Answered by: Humza Yousaf on 23 December 2021

Question ref. S6W-04931

Asked by: Gulhane, Sandesh, Glasgow, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 9 December 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what progress has been made on implementing the recommendations in the Cross-Party Group on Heart Disease and Stroke report, A Focus on Atrial Fibrillation in Scotland, published in January 2018."

Answered by: Humza Yousaf on 23 December 2021

Question ref. S6W-04784

Asked by: Gulhane, Sandesh, Glasgow, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 3 December 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether (a) small brewers and (b) other producers will have to register with SEPA, in relation to its Deposit Return Scheme, as planned from January 2022."

Answered by: Lorna Slater on 20 December 2021

Question ref. S6W-04868

Asked by: Gulhane, Sandesh, Glasgow, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 6 December 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what information it has on the BC 007 treatment for long COVID, and whether it has considered trialling the treatment."

Answered by: Humza Yousaf on 20 December 2021

Question ref. S6W-05160

Asked by: Gulhane, Sandesh, Glasgow, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16 December 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government, in light of the publication of the NICE guidelines for adults with cerebral palsy in January 2019, what action it is taking to enable the publication of the equivalent SIGN guidelines for adults with cerebral palsy in Scotland."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-04241

Asked by: Gulhane, Sandesh, Glasgow, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 8 November 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how many taxi drivers (a) applied for and (b) received a Disclosure Scotland certificate before starting work with the Scottish Ambulance Service."

Answered by: Humza Yousaf on 14 December 2021

Question ref. S6W-04933

Asked by: Gulhane, Sandesh, Glasgow, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 9 December 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what data it or the NHS has on the (a) prevention of venous thromboembolism (VTE) and (b) management of patients at risk of recurrent VTE."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-04095

Asked by: Gulhane, Sandesh, Glasgow, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 8 November 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how much funding (a) it has allocated to and (b) has been distributed through the Woods in and Around Towns programme in each year since its inception."

Answered by: Mairi McAllan on 22 November 2021

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