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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 local office

Stirling Business Centre
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

Evelyn is a member of 5 cross-party groups

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Bangladesh

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on End of Life Choices

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Tourism

Co-Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Towns and Town Centres

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Wood Panel Industry

Member

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.

Until 5 May 2022, I was a Councillor for Stirling Council (of Old Viewforth, 14-20 Pitt Terrace, Stirling, FK8 2ET). I spent around 15-20 hours per week on this role. The remuneration I receive was between £15,001 and £20,000 per annum. [Amended 2 June 2022]. 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 GMB Trade Union.

I am a member of the Scottish National Party.

I am a member of Loreburn Housing Association Ltd.

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: 8 September 2022

Displaced People from Ukraine

Evelyn Tweed (Stirling) (SNP): "What provisions are being made to ensure that Ukrainians are supported when homes for Ukraine hosts are no longer in a position to host after the initial six-month period?"

Health, Social Care and Sport Committee meeting date: 28 June 2022

Health Inequalities

Evelyn Tweed (Stirling) (SNP): "At our meeting on 24 May, I asked Dr David Walsh whether, because we do not have overall powers over social security, taxation or employment in Scotland, it would make any difference if we had an overall strategy to reduce health inequalities…

Chamber meeting date: 22 June 2022

Scottish National Investment Bank

Evelyn Tweed (Stirling) (SNP): "As the cabinet secretary has indicated, Reform Scotland’s report notes that the Scottish National Investment Bank “is exactly the kind of big, ambitious policy experiment that Holyrood should be embarking on”…

Chamber meeting date: 22 June 2022

Deaths in Custody

Evelyn Tweed (Stirling) (SNP): "The first death in custody since 2019 at Cornton Vale prison, in my constituency, is currently under investigation. I extend my condolences to the person’s family and friends…

Health, Social Care and Sport Committee meeting date: 21 June 2022

Health Inequalities

Evelyn Tweed (Stirling) (SNP): "My question is for Dr Cawston. Thank you for all the work that you have done in Drumchapel. I worked there many years ago and know the issues that you and your patients have to deal with…

Votes

How Evelyn Tweed has voted in Parliament

Find out how Evelyn Tweed 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 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-10969

Asked by: Tweed, Evelyn, Stirling, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 8 September 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what steps it is taking to increase the uptake of the Young Persons' (Under 22s) Free Bus Travel Scheme, in light of reports from First Bus of just a 50% uptake since the scheme went live in January 2022."

Answered by: Jenny Gilruth on 23 September 2022

Question ref. S6W-05902

Asked by: Tweed, Evelyn, Stirling, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 3 February 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what assessment it has made of whether there has been a real-terms cut to Scottish Government funding from the UK Government in the last five years, and what effect any change in the level of funding has had on Scottish Government funding for local authorities."

Answered by: Kate Forbes on 23 February 2022

Question ref. S6W-05903

Asked by: Tweed, Evelyn, Stirling, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28 January 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government how much the project for the electrification of the Stirling-Dunblane-Alloa train line cost; when work was completed, and what its position is on the impact on Stirling of the project."

Answered by: Jenny Gilruth on 21 February 2022

Question ref. S6W-05897

Asked by: Tweed, Evelyn, Stirling, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27 January 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government how much investment has been made in public transport in Stirling since 2017."

Answered by: Jenny Gilruth on 21 February 2022

Question ref. S6W-05905

Asked by: Tweed, Evelyn, Stirling, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28 January 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what impact it anticipates the Strategic Transports Projects Review 2 (STRP2) will have on the Stirling constituency, and what its position is on whether it will contribute to green travel."

Answered by: Jenny Gilruth on 10 February 2022

Question ref. S6W-05900

Asked by: Tweed, Evelyn, Stirling, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27 January 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what information it has on how many free sanitary products have been distributed to schools in Stirling, since the launch of the free sanitary products scheme."

Answered by: Shona Robison on 10 February 2022

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."

Answered by: Tom Arthur on 8 February 2022

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."

Answered by: Jenny Gilruth on 8 February 2022

Question ref. S6W-05904

Asked by: Tweed, Evelyn, Stirling, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28 January 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government how much the Forthside green heating network project cost; when work was completed, and what its position is on the impact on Stirling of the project."

Answered by: Patrick Harvie on 7 February 2022

Question ref. S6W-05899

Asked by: Tweed, Evelyn, Stirling, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28 January 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government how much investment it has made into active travel initiatives in Stirling since 2017."

Answered by: Patrick Harvie on 7 February 2022

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