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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Evelyn Tweed

Scottish National Party

MSP for Stirling (Constituency) 2021 - present day

About Evelyn Tweed

Contact details

Contact online

Website: evelyntweed.scot

Twitter: @EvelynTweedSNP

Facebook: Evelyn's facebook

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 5088
Text relay calls welcome.

Contact at their Constituency

Stirling Business Centre
73 Wellgreen Place
Stirling
FK8 2DZ

Phone: 01786 235 255
Text relay calls welcome.

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

Committees

Cross-party groups

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Evelyn does not have any parliamentary or government roles

Party Roles

Evelyn does not have any party roles

Previous roles

Evelyn does not have any previous roles

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

Register of interests

Evelyn'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 Evelyn Tweed. The date of their initial statement was 10 June 2021.

Remuneration and related undertaking

Until 24 May 2021, I was Chair of the Renewables and Energy Efficiency Committee Association of Public Sector Excellence (APSE) (a not for profit unincorporated association of 300 Councils across the UK promoting excellence in public services of Scottish Office, Brandon House, 23-25 Brandon Street, Hamilton, South Lanarkshire, ML3 6DA). I worked around 4 hours per month on this role and received an annual stipend of £1,000.

I am a Councillor for Stirling Council (of Old Viewforth, 14-20 Pitt Terrace, Stirling, FK8 2ET). I spend around 15-20 hours per week on this role. The remuneration I receive is between £15,001 and £20,000 per annum. Until 31 May 2021 I was Housing Portfolio Holder and my remuneration was between £20,001 and £25,000 per annum.

Gifts

No registrable interests

Overseas visits

No registrable interests

Controlled transactions

No registrable interests

Heritable property

I own a commercial property in the Stirling local authority area with a market value of between £50,001 and £100,000. This is an empty premises that is not trading.

Interest in shares

No registrable interests

Voluntary

I am a member of Loreburn Housing Association Ltd.

I am a member of the Scottish National Party.

I am a member of GMB Trade Union.

Recent Activity

What was said

What Evelyn Tweed 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: 26 January 2022

Labour Shortages

Evelyn Tweed: "A number of businesses in my Stirling constituency—including hospitality, social care and public transport providers—have contacted me to say that they are struggling to recruit and retain staff, with Brexit and the UK Government’s immigration policies being major difficulties. It is clear that the UK Government’s immigration policies simply do…

Chamber meeting date: 20 January 2022

Strategic Transport Projects Review 2

Evelyn Tweed (Stirling) (SNP): "How does STPR2 seek to promote sustainable transport in Stirling?"

Chamber meeting date: 19 January 2022

Homeless Accommodation (Rural Communities)

6. Evelyn Tweed (Stirling) (SNP): "To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking to provide homeless accommodation in rural communities. (S6O-00639)"

Chamber meeting date: 18 January 2022

Covid-19

Evelyn Tweed (Stirling) (SNP): "How does the Scottish Government plan to ensure that the inequality gap does not widen as a result of the thousands of people who are being plunged into debt due to the pandemic, along with soaring energy prices and food costs, coupled with the cut to universal credit?"

Health, Social Care and Sport Committee meeting date: 18 January 2022

Health and Wellbeing of Children and Young People

Evelyn Tweed (Stirling) (SNP): "Good morning. I thank the witnesses for all the information and answers that they have given us so far. They have been really helpful. My question is on waiting times…

Votes

How Evelyn Tweed has voted in Parliament

Find out how Evelyn Tweed has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6M-02895

Transvaginal Mesh Removal (Cost Reimbursement) (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: Humza Yousaf, Glasgow Pollok, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Thursday, January 20, 2022

Supported by: Kevin Stewart, Maree Todd
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Result 120 for, 0 against, 0 abstained, 9 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6 SP Bill 3 Amendment 2

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Result 49 for, 67 against, 0 abstained, 13 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6 SP Bill 3 Amendment 1

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Result 49 for, 67 against, 0 abstained, 13 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

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 for

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 for

Vote Passed

Motions

Written questions

Written questions Evelyn Tweed 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-05895

Asked by: Tweed, Evelyn, Stirling, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26 January 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government how much funding it has provided to businesses in Stirling through business support schemes during the COVID-19 pandemic."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-05894

Asked by: Tweed, Evelyn, Stirling, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26 January 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government how much funding it has made available to Stirling Council for the introduction of electric vehicle charging points in each year since 2017."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-05892

Asked by: Tweed, Evelyn, Stirling, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26 January 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government how much funding it has provided to Stirling Council for road maintenance in each year since 2017."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-05893

Asked by: Tweed, Evelyn, Stirling, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26 January 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government how many schools have been built or refurbished since 2017, or are in the planning stage, in the Stirling local authority area."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6O-00622

Asked by: Tweed, Evelyn, Stirling, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 22 December 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what plans it has to provide financial support and advice to people facing hardship and debt as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and rising costs of living."

Answered by: Shona Robison on 13 January 2022

Question ref. S6W-05377

Asked by: Tweed, Evelyn, Stirling, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21 December 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what its plans are to publish the National Workforce Strategy for Health and Social Care."

Answered by: Humza Yousaf on 22 December 2021

Question ref. S6W-02766

Asked by: Tweed, Evelyn, Stirling, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 6 September 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking, including what resources are available, to raise awareness of the (a) Scottish Outdoor Access Code and (b) dangers of visiting some rural locations, in light of recent water deaths."

Answered by: Mairi McAllan on 22 September 2021

Question ref. S6W-02653

Asked by: Tweed, Evelyn, Stirling, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 6 September 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government, in light of the reported high numbers of people visiting Loch Lomond & Trossachs National Park, what (a) action it is taking to support local communities and public authorities to manage any increased visitor activity, while maintaining access to services for residents, and (b) funding is available for investment…

Answered by: Ivan McKee on 16 September 2021

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