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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

Unit 37 Stirling Business Centre
73 Wellgreen Place
Stirling
FK8 2DZ

Phone: 01786 478528
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 1 cross-party group

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

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.

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 GMB Trade Union.

I am a member of the Scottish National Party.

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: 30 September 2021

Vulnerable Households (Winter Support)

4. Evelyn Tweed (Stirling) (SNP): "To ask the First Minister what engagement the Scottish Government has had, and plans it has made, with key Scottish industries to support vulnerable households this winter. (S6F-00321)"

Chamber meeting date: 30 September 2021

Autumn and Winter Vaccination Programme

Evelyn Tweed (Stirling) (SNP): "When is the anticipated completion date for all Covid booster vaccines to have been administered?"

Social Justice and Social Security Committee meeting date: 30 September 2021

Social Security (Advocacy Service Standards) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2021 [Draft]

Evelyn Tweed (Stirling) (SNP): "Independent advocacy is absolutely to be welcomed, but I am interested in the outcomes of the service and what it will achieve for people. How are you going to report on those?"

Social Justice and Social Security Committee meeting date: 30 September 2021

Carer’s Allowance Supplement (Scotland) Bill: Stage 2

Evelyn Tweed: "The bill absolutely shows that the Scottish Government values carers. In previous evidence sessions, the committee heard that carers really appreciate what the Government is trying to do…

Health, Social Care and Sport Committee meeting date: 28 September 2021

Social Care Stakeholder Session

Evelyn Tweed (Stirling) (SNP): "I thank everyone for their contributions so far. I am interested in funding, and in particular in what Fiona Collie just said about the scale of change and what we are actually trying to achieve with a new national care service…

Votes

How Evelyn Tweed has voted in Parliament

Find out how Evelyn Tweed has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6M-01554

Carer's Allowance Supplement (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: Ben Macpherson, Edinburgh Northern and Leith, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, October 5, 2021

Supported by: Shona Robison
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, October 7, 2021

Result 118 for, 0 against, 0 abstained, 11 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6 SP Bill 2 Amendment 7

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, October 7, 2021

Result 51 for, 67 against, 0 abstained, 11 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6 SP Bill 2 Amendment 3

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, October 7, 2021

Result 51 for, 66 against, 0 abstained, 12 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6 SP Bill 2 Amendment 2

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, October 7, 2021

Result 51 for, 66 against, 0 abstained, 12 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6 SP Bill 2 Amendment 1

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, October 7, 2021

Result 50 for, 67 against, 0 abstained, 12 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-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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