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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Fiona Hyslop

Scottish National Party

MSP for Linlithgow (Constituency) 2011 - present day

Former MSP for Lothians (Region) 1999 - 2011

About Fiona Hyslop

Contact details

Contact online

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 5921
Text relay calls welcome.

Committees

Cross-party groups

Fiona is not a member of any cross-party groups

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Fiona does not have any parliamentary or government roles

Party Roles

Fiona does not have any party roles

Previous roles

Fiona has had 7 previous roles

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

03 September 2003 - 02 April 2007

Enterprise and Culture Committee

Substitute Member

04 June 2003 - 02 April 2007

Education Committee

Member

12 May 2003 - 02 June 2003

Parliamentary Bureau

Member

06 September 2001 - 31 March 2003

Procedures Committee

Member

27 June 2001 - 31 March 2003

Parliamentary Bureau

Member

12 January 2000 - 07 January 2001

Social Inclusion Housing and Voluntary Sector Committee

Deputy Convener

17 June 1999 - 12 January 2000

Social Inclusion Housing and Voluntary Sector Committee

Member

Register of interests

Fiona'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 Fiona Hyslop. The date of their initial statement was 04 June 2021.

Remuneration and related undertaking

No registrable interests

Gifts

On Friday 26 May 2017, in my position as Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Tourism and External Affairs, I attended the “Remarks by the Honourable Barack H Obama” event in Edinburgh as a guest of Diageo plc. (a multinational alcoholic beverages company of 5 Lochside Way, Edinburgh EH12 9DT). The cost of hospitality for the evening was £1,000 which was met by Diageo.

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 Patron of ‘River Kids’ charity in West Lothian which raises funds for the benefit of children in need in West Lothian.

Recent Activity

What was said

What Fiona Hyslop 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: 9 June 2021

Climate Emergency

Fiona Hyslop (Linlithgow) (SNP): "I welcome the cabinet secretary to his new role. Climate emergency issues need to run through every portfolio as a central backbone…

Chamber meeting date: 18 May 2021

Greensill Capital

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy, Fair Work and Culture (Fiona Hyslop): "I, too, welcome the Presiding Officer to her role…

Chamber meeting date: 13 May 2021

Oaths and Affirmations

Fiona Hyslop (Linlithgow) (SNP): "made a solemn affirmation."

Chamber meeting date: 18 March 2021

Brexit (Economic Impacts)

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy, Fair Work and Culture (Fiona Hyslop): "The Scottish Government is deeply concerned by emerging evidence that Brexit is having a severe impact on the ability of Scottish businesses to trade effectively and competitively with the European Union, with lasting consequences for our economy…

Chamber meeting date: 18 March 2021

Covid-19 Recovery Plan (Highlands and Islands)

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy, Fair Work and Culture (Fiona Hyslop): "We detailed our plans for economic recovery in our response to the advisory group on economic recovery and we have developed them in a number of publications since then…

Votes

How Fiona Hyslop has voted in Parliament

Find out how Fiona Hyslop has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6M-00400.2

Tackling Drug Related Deaths

Submitted by: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats. Date lodged: Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, June 17, 2021

Result 93 for, 28 against, 0 abstained, 8 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-00400.1

Tackling Drug Related Deaths

Submitted by: Sue Webber, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, June 17, 2021

Result 28 for, 72 against, 22 abstained, 7 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-00400.4

Tackling Drug Related Deaths

Submitted by: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Supported by: Foysol Choudhury, Pauline McNeill, Paul Sweeney
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, June 17, 2021

Result 94 for, 28 against, 0 abstained, 7 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-00400

Tackling Drug Related Deaths

Submitted by: Angela Constance, Almond Valley, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Supported by: Nicola Sturgeon
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, June 17, 2021

Result 94 for, 28 against, 0 abstained, 7 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-00400.3

Tackling Drug Related Deaths

Submitted by: Gillian Mackay, Central Scotland, Scottish Green Party. Date lodged: Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, June 17, 2021

Result 94 for, 28 against, 0 abstained, 7 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motions

Written questions

Written questions Fiona Hyslop 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-00405

Asked by: Hyslop, Fiona, Linlithgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 2 June 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government (a) whether and (b) when it plans to introduce a digital certificate with QR authentication for vaccine record information, in light of this being required by people working and travelling abroad where it is expected in the receiving country."

Answered by: Humza Yousaf on 15 June 2021

Question ref. S2W-32214

Asked by: Hyslop, Fiona, Lothians, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 5 March 2007

"To ask the Scottish Executive what discussions it has had with the UK Government regarding the economic impact of the decision by HM Revenue and Customs to transfer all the functions and 200 jobs from its National Compliance Risk offices in Glasgow and Edinburgh to England."

Answered by: Nicol Stephen on 23 March 2007

Question ref. S2W-31614

Asked by: Hyslop, Fiona, Lothians, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 1 February 2007

"To ask the Scottish Executive whether NHS Lanarkshire would have been legal entitled to exclude non-GP companies limited by shares from the recent tendering process for GP medical services in Harthill."

Answered by: Andy Kerr on 8 February 2007

Question ref. S2W-31458

Asked by: Hyslop, Fiona, Lothians, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26 January 2007

"To ask the Scottish Executive when it will reply to my letter dated 2 November 2006 regarding the safe containment of hazardous waste during demolition."

Answered by: Des McNulty on 5 February 2007

Question ref. S2W-31323

Asked by: Hyslop, Fiona, Lothians, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23 January 2007

"To ask the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body what financial contribution it will receive from the Scottish Executive towards security costs for the Microsoft Government Leaders Forum (GLF) Europe."

Answered by: George Reid on 1 February 2007

Question ref. S2W-31322

Asked by: Hyslop, Fiona, Lothians, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23 January 2007

"To ask the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body what measures have been undertaken to assess and address the security implications for the Parliament building complex of the Microsoft Government Leaders Forum (GLF) Europe being held on 30 and 31 January 2007."

Answered by: George Reid on 1 February 2007

Question ref. S2W-30689

Asked by: Hyslop, Fiona, Lothians, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19 December 2006

"To ask the Scottish Executive whether local authorities have the authority to “top up” fire and rescue boards’ funding for functions that are delegated to such boards."

Answered by: Johann Lamont on 23 January 2007

Question ref. S2W-30688

Asked by: Hyslop, Fiona, Lothians, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19 December 2006

"To ask the Scottish Executive what restrictions there are on local authorities making resources available to fire and rescue boards."

Answered by: Johann Lamont on 23 January 2007

Question ref. S2O-11714

Asked by: Hyslop, Fiona, Lothians, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10 January 2007

"To ask the Scottish Executive what recent progress has been made to secure the funding for the upgrade of the A801 Avon Gorge road."

Answered by: Tavish Scott on 18 January 2007

Question ref. S2W-30171

Asked by: Hyslop, Fiona, Lothians, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 24 November 2006

"To ask the Scottish Executive what its position is on the City of Edinburgh Council’s decision to allocate an extra £50,000 to schools in Edinburgh to address the funding shortfall resulting from increased energy costs in schools and whether it will confirm that the projected shortfall is £1.2 million."

Answered by: Tom McCabe on 7 December 2006

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