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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

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: 23 September 2021

Energy Price Increases (Engagement)

6. Fiona Hyslop (Linlithgow) (SNP): "To ask the First Minister what engagement the Scottish Government has had with the United Kingdom Government and energy providers in light of the reported increase in wholesale prices. (S6F-00282)"

Chamber meeting date: 23 September 2021

Decarbonising Scotland’s Transport

Fiona Hyslop (Linlithgow) (SNP): "One of the major challenges to the decarbonisation of transport is how we introduce and scale up the use of hydrogen, particularly in trains, buses and, potentially, shipping…

Chamber meeting date: 22 September 2021

Programme for Government Commitments (Net Zero Nation)

6. Fiona Hyslop (Linlithgow) (SNP): "To ask the Scottish Government how the commitments in the programme for government will help secure a net zero nation. (S6O-00180)"

Chamber meeting date: 21 September 2021

Net Zero Nation

Fiona Hyslop (Linlithgow) (SNP): "This is a general debate, but, during this parliamentary session, we must focus in depth on every element of the climate change and biodiversity crisis…

Chamber meeting date: 16 September 2021

Climate Change (Information and Resources for Schools)

2. Fiona Hyslop (Linlithgow) (SNP): "To ask the Scottish Government what information and resources schools will provide to engage pupils with the issues that will be discussed at the 26th United Nations climate change conference of the parties—COP26. (S6O-00150)"

Votes

How Fiona Hyslop has voted in Parliament

Find out how Fiona Hyslop has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6M-01328.1

Business Programme

Submitted by: Neil Bibby, West Scotland, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Supported by: Jackie Baillie, Claire Baker, Sarah Boyack, Foysol Choudhury, Rhoda Grant, Richard Leonard, Carol Mochan, Paul O'Kane, Anas Sarwar, Colin Smyth, Paul Sweeney, Mercedes Villalba, Martin Whitfield
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, September 22, 2021

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

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-01302.2

Taking Action on the NHS and Ambulance Crisis

Submitted by: Dr. Sandesh Gulhane, Glasgow, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Supported by: Sharon Dowey, Stephen Kerr
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Result 53 for, 67 against, 0 abstained, 9 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-01300

ScotRail

Submitted by: Neil Bibby, West Scotland, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Monday, September 20, 2021

Supported by: Paul Sweeney
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, September 22, 2021

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

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-01328

Business Programme

Submitted by: George Adam, Paisley, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, September 22, 2021

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

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-01302.3

Taking Action on the NHS and Ambulance Crisis

Submitted by: Humza Yousaf, Glasgow Pollok, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Supported by: Kevin Stewart, Maree Todd
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Result 68 for, 53 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-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."

Awaiting answer

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

Question ref. S6W-02082

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 COSLA regarding any increased demand on the organisation’s trading standards officers arising from the delivery of the (a) recovery from COVID-19, (b) economic recovery and (c) increased environmental safety standards for goods and services."

Answered by: Ben Macpherson on 31 August 2021

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

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