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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

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 8 cross-party groups

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Conditions

Deputy Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Disability

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Islands

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on LGBTI+

Co-Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Mental Health

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Migration

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Poverty

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Women's Health

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 had 1 previous role

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

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 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]

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]

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 Board member of the Merkinch Partnership. [Ceased interest 9 August 2022]

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: 22 September 2022

Net Zero Heating (Rural Homes)

Emma Roddick (Highlands and Islands) (SNP): "Communities across the Highlands and Islands are experiencing extreme fuel poverty. Many of those places also generate more than 400 per cent of their energy use through renewables…

Chamber meeting date: 22 September 2022

Parliamentary Procedures and Practices

Emma Roddick (Highlands and Islands) (SNP): "I appreciate the points that the member is making around better representation in the chamber, but considering that the exception relates to ministers, does he realise that that would create an issue for those who are disabled or face other challenges? It would make their becoming a minister unattainable."

Social Justice and Social Security Committee meeting date: 22 September 2022

Pre-budget Scrutiny

Emma Roddick (Highlands and Islands) (SNP): "My first question is for Dr Alison Hosie and is about the human rights approach to budgeting. What is your take on how the Scottish Government is directing support to Ukrainian refugees through access to housing and social security…

Chamber meeting date: 21 September 2022

Islands Bond (Reallocation of Funding)

Emma Roddick (Highlands and Islands) (SNP): "The Scottish Government dropped the proposal for an islands bond on the back of feedback from islanders, whose voices are central to the future of their communities…

Chamber meeting date: 8 September 2022

Supersponsor Scheme

Emma Roddick (Highlands and Islands) (SNP): "Following comments from the now former refugees minister at Westminster, and given that the cost of living crisis is escalating across the UK, has the UK Government asked the Scottish Government for views on increasing monthly payments to homes of Ukraine hosts?"

Votes

How Emma Roddick has voted in Parliament

Find out how Emma Roddick 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 for

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 voted for

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 for

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 against

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 against

Vote Defeated

Motions

Written questions

Written questions Emma Roddick 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-09409

Asked by: Roddick, Emma, Highlands and Islands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28 June 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government, in light of reports of patients at abortion clinics in the Central Belt being harassed at these premises, whether it is monitoring activity at hospitals and clinics across the country, and whether instances of intimidation have occurred elsewhere in Scotland."

Answered by: Maree Todd on 14 July 2022

Question ref. S6W-09052

Asked by: Roddick, Emma, Highlands and Islands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10 June 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government, in light of reports of patients at abortion clinics in the Central Belt being harassed at these premises, whether it is monitoring activity at hospitals and clinics across the country, and whether instances of intimidation have occurred elsewhere in Scotland."

Answered by: Maree Todd on 21 June 2022

Question ref. S6W-08570

Asked by: Roddick, Emma, Highlands and Islands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18 May 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on any ongoing works that are currently in process to progress the dualling of the A96 (a) in general and (b) in relation to the section that will create the Nairn bypass."

Answered by: Jenny Gilruth on 1 June 2022

Question ref. S6W-08096

Asked by: Roddick, Emma, Highlands and Islands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19 April 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what steps it is taking to address reported social worker shortages in specialist (a) adult and (b) paediatric cystic fibrosis centres."

Answered by: Humza Yousaf on 18 May 2022

Question ref. S6W-08229

Asked by: Roddick, Emma, Highlands and Islands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27 April 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what it is doing to ensure that sexual harassment is treated as a health and safety concern."

Answered by: Richard Lochhead on 10 May 2022

Question ref. S6W-08332

Asked by: Roddick, Emma, Highlands and Islands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 3 May 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government how much financial assistance has been provided through the Rural Tourism Infrastructure Fund to date, broken down by local authority."

Answered by: Ivan McKee on 6 May 2022

Question ref. S6W-07793

Asked by: Roddick, Emma, Highlands and Islands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 4 April 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government whether ministers have visited the Penumbra Edinburgh Crisis Centre, and whether it has any plans to support similar services being established across Scotland to bridge the gap between emergency and community mental health care."

Answered by: Kevin Stewart on 25 April 2022

Question ref. S6W-07788

Asked by: Roddick, Emma, Highlands and Islands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 30 March 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the Programme for Government commitment to develop a Blue Economy Strategy."

Answered by: Mairi Gougeon on 31 March 2022

Question ref. S6W-07325

Asked by: Roddick, Emma, Highlands and Islands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 15 March 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what information it holds on any costs associated with mitigating any impact in Scotland of decisions taken by the UK Government in each of the last five financial years."

Answered by: Kate Forbes on 28 March 2022

Question ref. S6W-07186

Asked by: Roddick, Emma, Highlands and Islands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10 March 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government how much peat has been burned in Scotland in the process of making whisky, in order to flavour malting barley, in each of the last five years."

Answered by: Mairi McAllan on 21 March 2022

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