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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Elena Whitham

Scottish National Party

MSP for Carrick, Cumnock and Doon Valley (Constituency) 2021 - present day

About Elena Whitham

Contact details

Contact online

Twitter: @ElenaWhitham

Facebook: Elena's facebook

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 5494
Text relay calls welcome.

Contact at their Constituency

46-48 Glaisnock Street
Cumnock
East Ayshire
KA18 1BY

Phone: 01290 319126
Text relay calls welcome.

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

Committees

Elena is a member of 1 committee

Cross-party groups

Elena is not a member of any cross-party groups

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Elena does not have any parliamentary or government roles

Party Roles

Elena does not have any party roles

Previous roles

Elena had 1 previous role

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

17 June 2021 - 22 June 2021

Local Government Housing and Planning Committee

Member

Register of interests

Elena'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 Elena Whitham. The date of their initial statement was 02 June 2021.

Remuneration and related undertaking

Until 24 June 2021 I was Depute Leader of East Ayrshire Council (of Council Headquarters, London Road, Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire, KA3 7BU). I spent approximately 20 hours a week on this role and received remuneration of between £25,001 and £30,000 per annum. I donated this salary, after deductions and taxes, to charities within my ward. [Amended interest 31 August 2021]

Since 24 June 2021 I am a councillor at East Ayrshire Council (of Council Headquarters, London Road, Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire, KA3 7BU). I spend approximately 15 hours a week on the role and receive remuneration of between £15,001 and £20,000 per annum. I will donate my councillor salary, after deductions and taxes, to charities within my ward for remainder of my term. [Registered 31 August 2021]

Gifts

No registrable interests

Overseas visits

No registrable interests

Controlled transactions

No registrable interests

Heritable property

No registrable interests

Interest in shares

No registrable interests

Voluntary

I am currently a member of the 16th Ayrshire Scout Group.

I am a member of Women for Independence.

Recent Activity

What was said

What Elena Whitham 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: 16 September 2021

Community Jobs Scotland

Elena Whitham (Carrick, Cumnock and Doon Valley) (SNP): "I congratulate Miles Briggs on securing the debate and I refer members to my entry in the register of interests: I am still a serving councillor in East Ayrshire…

Local Government, Housing and Planning Committee meeting date: 14 September 2021

Electoral Arrangements Regulations

Elena Whitham (Carrick, Cumnock and Doon Valley) (SNP): "I welcome Karen and Maggie to the session. Before I start, I refer everyone to my entry in the register of interests. I am still a serving councillor on East Ayrshire Council. My question is for both witnesses…

Chamber meeting date: 9 September 2021

Gypsy Travellers

2. Elena Whitham (Carrick, Cumnock and Doon Valley) (SNP): "To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on progress with its joint action plan with the Convention of Scottish Local Authorities, “Improving the Lives of Scotland’s Gypsy/Travellers (2019-2021)”. (S6O-00108)"

Chamber meeting date: 9 September 2021

Scottish Government Offices in Warsaw and Copenhagen

Elena Whitham (Carrick, Cumnock and Doon Valley) (SNP): "The establishment of new overseas offices will play an important role in developing Scotland’s international relationships…

Citizen Participation and Public Petitions Committee meeting date: 8 September 2021

A77 (Upgrade) (PE1657)

Elena Whitham (Carrick, Cumnock and Doon Valley) (SNP): "Good morning, everyone, and thank you, convener, for the opportunity to address the committee…

Votes

How Elena Whitham has voted in Parliament

Find out how Elena Whitham 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 for

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 against

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 for

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 against

Vote Defeated

Motions

Written questions

Written questions Elena Whitham 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.

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