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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 local office

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

Sandesh is a member of 3 cross-party groups

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Chronic Pain

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on India

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Long Covid

Co-Convener

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 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

21 May 2021 - 16 September 2021

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Sport

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

On 16 May 2022, I received remuneration for the provision of match-day medical cover on 9 April for St Johnstone Football Club (McDiarmid Park, Crieff Road, Perth, PH1 2SJ). The sum received was between £0 and £500 before deductions for tax and national insurance. [Registered 25 May 2022]

On 30 June 2022 I received remuneration of £402.16 after deductions for tax and national insurance for an out of hours shift as a GP for Greater Glasgow and Clyde Health Board, of 1055 Great Western Rd, Glasgow G12 0XH. [Registered 30 June 2022]

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.

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 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.

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]

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 £300,001-£350,000. I rent this property and receive a gross annual income of £10,001-£15,000. [Amended interest 12 March 2022]

Interest in shares

No registrable interests

Voluntary

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

I am a member of the British Medical Association.

On 29th July 2022, I undertook a telephone interview by Viewpoint Research. In return, Viewpoint gave a £100 donation to my nominated charity, Bananabox Trust. [Registered 15 August 2022]

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

I was a broadcaster for BBC TV and Radio.

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

I am a former member of the Royal College of Surgeons. [Amended interest 17 August 2022]

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

I was a broadcaster for STV.

On 27th July 2022 I attended a cricket match organised by “Beyond Boundaries” as a guest of Puneet Gupta of PG Paper Ltd. The cost of the ticket was below the threshold for registration. [Registered 1 August 2022]

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]

Until 21 September, I was a Director of Conscious Wellness, a media and health company. [Amended interest 15 March 2022]

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: 22 September 2022

Student Accommodation Strategy

Sandesh Gulhane (Glasgow) (Con): "I have been contacted by multiple constituents saying that they have been advised by the University of Glasgow to suspend or withdraw from their courses because, as they put it, “Glasgow is full” due to a significant contraction in the private rental market. The Fraser of Allander Institute warns that the situation will get worse following the…

Chamber meeting date: 20 September 2022

Tributes to Her Late Majesty the Queen

Sandesh Gulhane (Glasgow) (Con): "Lots of members have told a personal anecdote about Her Majesty, so I will tell you mine. On opening Parliament, Her Majesty was seated next to you, Presiding Officer, and I swear that our eyes locked for a brief second…

Health, Social Care and Sport Committee meeting date: 20 September 2022

Pre-budget Scrutiny 2023-24

Sandesh Gulhane (Glasgow) (Con): "I want to ask Leigh Johnston a follow-up question. You talked about data and how you are struggling to find information. My question has two parts. Would you like outcomes to be explicitly stated when spending in the NHS is announced…

Chamber meeting date: 8 September 2022

Covid-19: Winter Vaccination Programme

Sandesh Gulhane (Glasgow) (Con): "I welcome the roll-out of the winter flu and Covid vaccination programme. This is the first bivalent vaccine for targeting both the omicron and the original strain of Covid-19…

Chamber meeting date: 7 September 2022

Covid-19 Recovery (Support for Primary Care Services)

Sandesh Gulhane (Glasgow) (Con): "The lack of specialist clinics, waiting times for surgery, delayed discharge and stagnation of patient flow through hospitals have led to desperate patients turning to GPs, and we are overwhelmed and patients are angry…

Votes

How Dr. Sandesh Gulhane has voted in Parliament

Find out how Dr. Sandesh Gulhane has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6M-05254

Business Programme

Submitted by: George Adam, Paisley, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Result 63 for, 47 against, 0 abstained, 19 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-05154

Fireworks and Pyrotechnic Articles (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: Ash Regan, Edinburgh Eastern, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, June 21, 2022

Supported by: Keith Brown
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Result 84 for, 0 against, 25 abstained, 20 no vote

MSP abstained

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-05235.3

Northern Ireland Protocol Bill

Submitted by: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Supported by: Paul Sweeney
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Result 85 for, 25 against, 0 abstained, 19 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-05235.2

Northern Ireland Protocol Bill

Submitted by: Donald Cameron, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Result 25 for, 85 against, 0 abstained, 19 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-05254.1

Business Programme

Submitted by: Stephen Kerr, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Supported by: Jeremy Balfour, Miles Briggs, Alexander Burnett, Donald Cameron, Jackson Carlaw, Finlay Carson, Sharon Dowey, Russell Findlay, Murdo Fraser, Meghan Gallacher, Maurice Golden, Pam Gosal, Jamie Greene, Dr. Sandesh Gulhane, Jamie Halcro Johnston, Rachael Hamilton, Craig Hoy, Liam Kerr, Dean Lockhart, Douglas Lumsden, Edward Mountain, Oliver Mundell, Douglas Ross, Graham Simpson, Liz Smith, Alexander Stewart, Sue Webber, Annie Wells, Tess White, Brian Whittle
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Result 47 for, 63 against, 0 abstained, 19 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

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-10797

Asked by: Gulhane, Sandesh, Glasgow, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 1 September 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government whether an assessment has been made of the uptake of spring/summer COVID-19 boosters amongst those resident in the most deprived areas compared with the most affluent areas in Scotland, and, if such an assessment have been made, whether it will confirm the percentage uptake in each of these areas."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-09857

Asked by: Gulhane, Sandesh, Glasgow, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19 July 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S6W-08528 by Humza Yousaf on 26 May 2022, whether it will confirm the estimated overall cost of creating a new national treatment centre at Carrick Glen, including the cost of the (a) purchase of the hospital and (b) redesign and redevelopment."

Answered by: Humza Yousaf on 15 August 2022

Question ref. S6W-09858

Asked by: Gulhane, Sandesh, Glasgow, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19 July 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S6W-08531 by Humza Yousaf on 24 May 2022, whether the expected 160 full-time equivalent staff will be new or existing staff members of NHS Ayrshire and Arran; if new staff are to be recruited, where are they being recruited from; and whether it will provide a breakdown of the roles…

Answered by: Humza Yousaf on 15 August 2022

Question ref. S6W-08632

Asked by: Gulhane, Sandesh, Glasgow, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21 June 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what action is being taken to monitor sepsis prevalence and improve patient treatment and outcomes."

Answered by: Humza Yousaf on 8 July 2022

Question ref. S6W-09084

Asked by: Gulhane, Sandesh, Glasgow, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10 June 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what its response is to the reported concerns of the pest control industry regarding the impact that banning glue traps might have on their ability to deal with infestation outbreaks."

Answered by: Mairi McAllan on 23 June 2022

Question ref. S6W-08630

Asked by: Gulhane, Sandesh, Glasgow, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19 May 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government for what reason patients with sepsis in Scotland are reportedly instructed to access healthcare using a different symptom list to other parts of the UK, and what steps are being taken to ensure that clinician recognition criteria are aligned with their equivalents in other parts of the UK, using standardised…

Answered by: Humza Yousaf on 1 June 2022

Question ref. S6W-08629

Asked by: Gulhane, Sandesh, Glasgow, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19 May 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what percentage of waste from NHS hospitals was recycled in each of the last five calendar years."

Answered by: Humza Yousaf on 1 June 2022

Question ref. S6W-08631

Asked by: Gulhane, Sandesh, Glasgow, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19 May 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking to ensure that clinicians are acting in accordance with the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges’ recently-released clinical guidance on sepsis, in light of the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) reportedly having also agreed to update its guidance on sepsis."

Answered by: Humza Yousaf on 1 June 2022

Question ref. S6W-08628

Asked by: Gulhane, Sandesh, Glasgow, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19 May 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what percentage of packaging from theatre equipment at NHS hospitals was recycled in each of the last five calendar years."

Answered by: Humza Yousaf on 1 June 2022

Question ref. S6W-08168

Asked by: Gulhane, Sandesh, Glasgow, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22 April 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will publish a genomic diagnostics strategy, and, if so, when."

Answered by: Humza Yousaf on 18 May 2022

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