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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Emma Roddick

Scottish National Party

MSP for Highlands and Islands (Region) 2021 - present day

About Emma Roddick

Contact details

Contact online

Website: emmaroddick.scot

X (previously known as Twitter): @Emma_Roddick

Facebook: Emma's facebook

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 6328
Text relay calls welcome.

Committees

Cross-party groups

Emma is a member of 1 cross-party group

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Disability

Member

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Emma does not have any parliamentary or government roles

Party Roles

Emma does not have any party roles

Previous roles

Emma has had 4 previous roles

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

30 March 2023 - 08 May 2024

Minister for Equalities, Migration and Refugees

Scottish Government

10 November 2022 - 31 March 2023

Social Justice and Social Security Committee

Deputy Convener

17 June 2021 - 10 November 2022

Social Justice and Social Security Committee

Member

08 September 2021 - 31 March 2022

Local Government Housing and Planning Committee

Substitute Member

Register of interests

Emma'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 Emma Roddick. The date of their initial statement was 01 June 2021.

Remuneration and related undertaking

Until 5 May 2022, I was a Councillor with The Highland Council (of Glenurquhart Road, Inverness, IV3 5NX). I received remuneration of between £15,001 and £20,000 per annum and spent approximately 25 hours per week in the role. My councillor’s salary received after May 2021 was donated to local charities. [Amended interest 26 May 2022]

Until May 2021 I was a Member Pioneer with The Co-operative (a Membership-led organisation involved in groceries, insurance, and funeralcare of Telford Retail Park, 74 Telford Street, Telford, Inverness, IV3 5LS). I received remuneration of up to £500 per annum and have received no remuneration since April 2021. I spent 4 hours per week on the role. [Amended interest 20 January 2022]

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 a Friend of Eden Court Highlands, Inverness. [Registered 7 December 2022]

[Ceased interest removed from entry: 10 August 2023]

I am a member of Inverness Caledonian Thistle Supporters' Trust. [Registered 9 August 2022]

Recent Activity

What was said

What Emma Roddick 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 June 2024

Housing Emergency

Emma Roddick (Highlands and Islands) (SNP): "As many members will know, the issue of homelessness is very close to my heart. I am grateful to the minister for agreeing to meet me shortly to discuss these issues…

Chamber meeting date: 19 June 2024

Rural Economy (Business Expansion)

Emma Roddick (Highlands and Islands) (SNP): "Does the minister agree that the Tories—just this once, before they are booted out the door—should be honest with rural businesses and communities, acknowledge the damage that they have caused and apologise for the barriers that they have created for businesses and the havoc that their policies have caused for Scotland’s rural economy?"

Chamber meeting date: 19 June 2024

Small Producers Pilot Fund

5. Emma Roddick (Highlands and Islands) (SNP): "To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide further details of how the small producers pilot fund has supported microbusinesses in Scotland. (S6O-03593)"

Rural Affairs and Islands Committee meeting date: 19 June 2024

Salmon Farming in Scotland

Emma Roddick (Highlands and Islands) (SNP): "My question has been answered."

Chamber meeting date: 13 June 2024

Strategic Transport Projects Review 2 (Highlands and Islands)

6. Emma Roddick (Highlands and Islands) (SNP): "To ask the Scottish Government how it envisages that the recommendations of the second strategic transport projects review will benefit the people of the Highlands and Islands. (S6O-03570)"

Votes

How Emma Roddick has voted in Parliament

Find out how Emma Roddick has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6M-13664

Gender Representation on Public Boards (Amendment) (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: Shirley-Anne Somerville, Dunfermline, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Monday, June 17, 2024

Supported by: Paul McLennan, Kaukab Stewart
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, June 20, 2024

Result 108 for, 0 against, 0 abstained, 21 did not vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-13679.1

Scottish Government Priorities: Growing the Economy

Submitted by: Maggie Chapman, North East Scotland, Scottish Green Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Result 88 for, 26 against, 0 abstained, 15 did not vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-13679.2

Scottish Government Priorities: Growing the Economy

Submitted by: Murdo Fraser, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Result 29 for, 88 against, 0 abstained, 12 did not vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-13679.3

Scottish Government Priorities: Growing the Economy

Submitted by: Daniel Johnson, Edinburgh Southern, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Supported by: Paul Sweeney
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Result 49 for, 67 against, 0 abstained, 13 did not vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6 SP Bill 33 Amendment 34

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Result 26 for, 87 against, 0 abstained, 16 did not vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motions

Questions

Questions Emma Roddick has asked

These are the questions that this MSP has asked in Parliament. It also includes any answer to those questions.

Question ref. S6O-03633

Asked by: Roddick, Emma, Highlands and Islands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19 June 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government what it is doing to make the process of reporting sexual crimes easier on survivors of these crimes."

Taken in the Chamber on 26 June 2024

Question ref. S6W-27991

Asked by: Roddick, Emma, Highlands and Islands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 4 June 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government what discussions it has had with the UK Government regarding any modernisation of the energy consenting regime, as it relates to the UK Electricity Act 1989, to make pre-application community engagement mandatory."

Answered by Gillian Martin on 18 June 2024

Question ref. S6O-03593

Asked by: Roddick, Emma, Highlands and Islands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12 June 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide further details of how the Small Producers Pilot Fund has supported micro businesses in Scotland."

Taken in the Chamber on 19 June 2024

Question ref. S6O-03570

Asked by: Roddick, Emma, Highlands and Islands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 5 June 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government how it envisages that the recommendations of the second Strategic Transport Projects Review will benefit the people of the Highlands and Islands."

Taken in the Chamber on 13 June 2024

Question ref. S6W-27687

Asked by: Roddick, Emma, Highlands and Islands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20 May 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government what its position is on how the Scottish National Investment Bank's £50 million investment in the Ardersier Port will benefit (a) the local area, (b) industry and (c) its climate ambitions."

Answered by Kate Forbes on 30 May 2024

Question ref. S6O-03519

Asked by: Roddick, Emma, Highlands and Islands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 29 May 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government, as part of its work to further the case for Scottish independence, what engagement it has carried out with businesses regarding Scotland's constitutional future."

Taken in the Chamber on 5 June 2024

Question ref. S6W-15641

Asked by: Roddick, Emma, Highlands and Islands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 3 March 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government what further progress has been made regarding Moray maternity services since December 2022."

Answered by Humza Yousaf on 3 March 2023

Question ref. S6O-01953

Asked by: Roddick, Emma, Highlands and Islands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 22 February 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the number of baby boxes that have been distributed since the scheme began."

Taken in the Chamber on 2 March 2023

Question ref. S6W-15257

Asked by: Roddick, Emma, Highlands and Islands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21 February 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government when it will publish its consultation document on the development of future grant support for forestry that the Minister for Environment and Land Reform announced in her opening statement in the parliamentary debate on Forestry’s Contribution to Net Zero Scotland, on 9 November 2022."

Answered by Mairi McAllan on 22 February 2023

Question ref. S6O-01851

Asked by: Roddick, Emma, Highlands and Islands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25 January 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government how it provides support to victims of violent crime in the pre-trial period."

Taken in the Chamber on 1 February 2023

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