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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

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 8 previous roles

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

17 June 2021 - 22 June 2021

Net Zero Energy and Transport Committee

Member

04 June 2003 - 02 April 2007

Education Committee

Member

03 September 2003 - 02 April 2007

Enterprise and Culture Committee

Substitute 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.

In November 2021 I was appointed as Steward of the Climate Assembly. [Registered 1 December 2021]

On 20 November 2021 I was a guest of BT, with hospitality, at BT Murrayfield for the Scotland v Japan rugby international. The value of the gift was below the threshold for registration. [Registered 1 December 2021]

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: 19 January 2022

Fire Alarm Standards

Fiona Hyslop (Linlithgow) (SNP): "Many local authorities, including West Lothian Council, have removed care and repair services. Some constituents tell me that installers are scarce and that component shortages are delaying delivery of alarms that they had already ordered…

Chamber meeting date: 18 January 2022

ScotWind Offshore Wind Leasing Round

Fiona Hyslop (Linlithgow) (SNP): "This is an enormous opportunity for Scotland…

Chamber meeting date: 12 January 2022

Energy Strategy

Fiona Hyslop (Linlithgow) (SNP): "Hydrogen technology and its deployment and delivery need to be a key part of Scotland’s energy mix. Other countries are not just running pilot projects, but are markedly ahead on hydrogen mass production and deployment…

Economy and Fair Work Committee meeting date: 12 January 2022

Subsidy Control Bill

Fiona Hyslop (Linlithgow) (SNP): "Our committee is responsible for deciding whether we want to recommend that approval be given to the legislative consent motion. Therefore, despite the fact that the bill is so far down the line, it is important to all of us in Parliament…

Net Zero, Energy and Transport Committee meeting date: 11 January 2022

Role of Local Government in Delivering Net Zero

Fiona Hyslop (Linlithgow) (SNP): "I thank the witnesses for joining us. The committee is interested in your work with partners and particularly in the relationship with the private sector and private sector investment…

Votes

How Fiona Hyslop has voted in Parliament

Find out how Fiona Hyslop has voted recently.

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

Motion ref. S6M-02839

Education Failures and Guaranteeing the 2022 Exam Diet

Submitted by: Meghan Gallacher, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Monday, January 17, 2022

Supported by: Sharon Dowey
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Result 67 for, 53 against, 1 abstained, 8 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-02852

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 68 for, 53 against, 0 abstained, 8 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-02838

Protecting Local Government Funding in Scotland

Submitted by: Miles Briggs, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Monday, January 17, 2022

Supported by: Sharon Dowey
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Result 65 for, 56 against, 0 abstained, 8 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-05047

Asked by: Hyslop, Fiona, Linlithgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13 December 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government, what support is available for wraparound child care services that have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, but remain essential to its new wraparound plans."

Answered by: Clare Haughey on 7 January 2022

Question ref. S6W-04277

Asked by: Hyslop, Fiona, Linlithgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12 November 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the funding of up to £40 million for the culture sector that was announced by the Cabinet Secretary for Finance and the Economy on 2 June 2021 (Official Report, c…

Answered by: Jenny Gilruth on 22 November 2021

Question ref. S6W-03953

Asked by: Hyslop, Fiona, Linlithgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 22 October 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the Scottish Government and Scottish Green Party shared policy programme commitment to "undertake a programme of work and analysis to better understand our energy requirements as we transition to net zero"."

Answered by: Michael Matheson on 25 October 2021

Question ref. S6W-03326

Asked by: Hyslop, Fiona, Linlithgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28 September 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government, in light of its commitment to removing non-residential social care charges, whether it will provide an update on its work with (a) COSLA and (b) other stakeholders to identify the most effective way of achieving this, and what the timescale is for the implementation of the policy."

Answered by: Kevin Stewart on 14 October 2021

Question ref. S6W-03267

Asked by: Hyslop, Fiona, Linlithgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 24 September 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government, in light of the potential impact on how competitive projects in Scotland can be compared with those in England and Wales, and how disadvantaged they may be in future Contracts for Difference auctions, whether it will consider raising the cap on floating offshore wind innovation projects within Marine Scotland's plan…

Answered by: Michael Matheson on 11 October 2021

Question ref. S6W-03294

Asked by: Hyslop, Fiona, Linlithgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23 September 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the evaluation of the Scottish Strategy for Autism 2011-21, and how it plans to respond to this."

Answered by: Kevin Stewart on 24 September 2021

Question ref. S6W-02837

Asked by: Hyslop, Fiona, Linlithgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 7 September 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether COVID-19 funding for bus operators will be extended beyond 3 October 2021."

Answered by: Graeme Dey on 8 September 2021

Question ref. S6W-02081

Asked by: Hyslop, Fiona, Linlithgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10 August 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how many additional trading standards officers local authorities will need to employ in the future to deliver (a) its agenda in response to the impact of Brexit, (b) the recovery from COVID-19 and (c) the standards expected from its environmental agenda."

Answered by: Ben Macpherson on 2 September 2021

Question ref. S6W-02079

Asked by: Hyslop, Fiona, Linlithgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10 August 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what discussions it has had or plans to hold with the Scottish Funding Council regarding supporting universities and colleges to ensure that there is capacity to grow and develop the number of trading standards officers required to meet any increase in demand arising from the (a) impact of Brexit, (b) recovery from…

Answered by: Ben Macpherson on 2 September 2021

Question ref. S6W-02080

Asked by: Hyslop, Fiona, Linlithgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10 August 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what assessment it has made of the 2019 Society of Chief Officers of Trading Standards in Scotland (SCOTSS) trading standards' workforce survey, including its findings regarding the impact of (a) Brexit and (b) the greater environmental protection requirements arising from its green agenda."

Answered by: Ben Macpherson on 2 September 2021

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