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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Foysol Choudhury

Scottish Labour

MSP for Lothian (Region) 2021 - present day

About Foysol Choudhury

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Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 6761
Text relay calls welcome.

Committees

Foysol is not a member of any committees

Cross-party groups

Foysol is not a member of any cross-party groups

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Foysol does not have any parliamentary or government roles

Party Roles

Foysol has 3 party roles

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Culture

Scottish Labour

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Europe

Scottish Labour

Deputy Party Spokesperson on International Development

Scottish Labour

Previous roles

Foysol does not have any previous roles

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

Register of interests

Foysol'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.

Recent Activity

What was said

What Foysol Choudhury 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: 10 June 2021

Justice System

Foysol Choudhury (Lothian) (Lab): "Thank you, Presiding Officer. I hope that you will be kind to me. I stand in support of the Labour amendment in the name of Pauline McNeill…

Chamber meeting date: 9 June 2021

Farming and Food Production Future Policy Group

5. Foysol Choudhury (Lothian) (Lab): "To ask the Scottish Government when the farming and food production future policy group will publish its report. (S6O-00013)"

Chamber meeting date: 8 June 2021

Decision Time

Foysol Choudhury (Lothian) (Lab): "On a point of order, Presiding Officer, I could not vote. I had technical issues. I would have voted no."

Chamber meeting date: 3 June 2021

Covid-19 Vaccine (Minority Groups)

Foysol Choudhury (Lothian) (Lab): "I congratulate you on your new role, Presiding Officer…

Chamber meeting date: 13 May 2021

Oaths and Affirmations

Foysol Choudhury (Lothian) (Lab): "made a solemn affirmation."

Votes

How Foysol Choudhury has voted in Parliament

Find out how Foysol Choudhury has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6M-00382

Mitigating, Tackling and Responding to the Skills Impact of Brexit

Submitted by: Richard Lochhead, Moray, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Monday, June 14, 2021

Supported by: Tom Arthur, Kate Forbes, Clare Haughey, Jamie Hepburn, Ivan McKee, Shirley-Anne Somerville
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Result 91 for, 29 against, 1 abstained, 8 no vote

MSP abstained

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-00382.3

Mitigating, Tackling and Responding to the Skills Impact of Brexit

Submitted by: Paul Sweeney, Glasgow, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Result 93 for, 29 against, 0 abstained, 7 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-00382.1

Mitigating, Tackling and Responding to the Skills Impact of Brexit

Submitted by: Oliver Mundell, Dumfriesshire, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Result 29 for, 73 against, 21 abstained, 6 no vote

MSP abstained

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-00369.1

Women’s Health

Submitted by: Annie Wells, Glasgow, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Monday, June 14, 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Result 33 for, 90 against, 0 abstained, 6 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-00294.2

Justice: Recover, Renew, Transform

Submitted by: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats. Date lodged: Wednesday, June 9, 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, June 10, 2021

Result 57 for, 58 against, 6 abstained, 8 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motions

Motions made by Foysol Choudhury in Parliament

Find out what motions Foysol Choudhury has submitted recently.

Written questions

Written questions Foysol Choudhury 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-00687

Asked by: Choudhury, Foysol, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 15 June 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how many households in each local authority area have received Renewable Heating Incentive payments each year."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-00686

Asked by: Choudhury, Foysol, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 15 June 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what financial support it will offer (a) commercial and (b) domestic premises to assist with installing renewable energy systems after the Renewable Heating Incentive scheme ends in March 2022."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-00676

Asked by: Choudhury, Foysol, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 14 June 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what percentage of pancreatic cancer patients were prescribed pancreatic enzyme replacement therapy in the last year, broken down by NHS board."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-00675

Asked by: Choudhury, Foysol, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 14 June 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what steps it is taking to ensure that all pancreatic cancer patients are considered for pancreatic enzyme replacement therapy at the point of diagnosis."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-00700

Asked by: Choudhury, Foysol, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 14 June 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what proportion of the COVID-19 vaccines that it has been allocated has been subsequently offered by it to (a) Bangladesh and (b) other countries with low vaccination rates."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-00685

Asked by: Choudhury, Foysol, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 14 June 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on how it prioritises the allocation of support from its (a) International Development and (b) Humanitarian Emergency Fund, and what these priorities are."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-00677

Asked by: Choudhury, Foysol, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 14 June 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what steps it is taking to increase the prescription rates of pancreatic enzyme replacement therapy for inoperable pancreatic cancer patients who are not being treated in specialist centres."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-00471

Asked by: Choudhury, Foysol, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 3 June 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will outline any specific initiatives in the marketing and communications strategy for the COVID-19 vaccination programme, which are aimed at reaching communities and citizens where English is not the first language."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-00469

Asked by: Choudhury, Foysol, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 3 June 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how information about the take up of the COVID-19 vaccination programme is shared with (a) elected Members, (b) local authorities and (c) NHS boards, and how effective targeting is monitored and supported across all agencies."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-00470

Asked by: Choudhury, Foysol, Lothian, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 3 June 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what progress has been made by the COVID-19 vaccination programme management and delivery team in addressing lower confidence in vaccinations in some ethnic minority communities, and in identifying where there are continuing gaps in the take up of the vaccination."

Awaiting answer

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