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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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George Adam

Scottish National Party

MSP for Paisley (Constituency) 2011 - present day

About George Adam

Contact details

Contact online

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 5869
Text relay calls welcome.

Contact at their Constituency

Anchor One, Unit 14
7 Thread Street
Paisley
PA1 1JR

Phone: 0141 889 5032
Text relay calls welcome.

Committees

George is not a member of any committees

Cross-party groups

George is not a member of any cross-party groups

Parliamentary and Government Roles

George has 2 parliamentary and government roles

Parliamentary Bureau

Member

Minister for Parliamentary Business

Scottish Government

Party Roles

George does not have any party roles

Previous roles

George has had 18 previous roles

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

13 December 2018 - 04 May 2021

Health and Sport Committee

Member

06 October 2020 - 04 May 2021

Education and Skills Committee

Member

25 February 2020 - 06 October 2020

Finance and Constitution Committee

Member

06 September 2018 - 25 February 2020

Finance and Constitution Committee

Substitute Member

06 September 2018 - 13 March 2019

Justice Committee

Substitute Member

08 June 2016 - 13 December 2018

Social Security Committee

Member

26 October 2017 - 06 September 2018

Justice Committee

Member

16 November 2017 - 06 September 2018

Education and Skills Committee

Member

30 March 2017 - 26 October 2017

Justice Committee

Substitute Member

07 September 2016 - 30 March 2017

Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee

Substitute Member

05 November 2015 - 23 March 2016

Local Government and Regeneration Committee

Member

18 September 2012 - 23 March 2016

Education and Culture Committee

Member

16 May 2013 - 05 November 2015

Standards Procedures and Public Appointments Committee

Member

18 September 2012 - 16 May 2013

Standards Procedures and Public Appointments Committee

Substitute Member

04 September 2012 - 18 September 2012

Health and Sport Committee

Member

01 June 2011 - 04 September 2012

Public Audit Committee

Member

23 June 2011 - 04 September 2012

Education and Culture Committee

Substitute Member

21 March 2012 - 01 May 2012

Scotland Bill Committee

Substitute Member

Register of interests

George'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 George Adam. The date of their initial statement was 02 June 2021.

Remuneration and related undertaking

No registrable interests

Gifts

No registrable interests

Overseas visits

No registrable interests

Controlled transactions

No registrable interests

Heritable property

No registrable interests

Interest in shares

No registrable interests

Voluntary

I am patron of the Scottish Disability Equality Forum.

I am a member of Pro-Life Fitness Paisley.

I am a member of the Paisley Burgh Branch of the SNP.

I am a member of the 1820 Society.

I am Honorary President of Paisley Pirates.

I am a member of Unite (T and G Section).

I am a member of the MS Society of Scotland.

I am Chair of the St Mirren Independent Supporters’ Association.

Recent Activity

What was said

What George Adam 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: 12 January 2022

Freedom of Information Requests (Timescale)

The Minister for Parliamentary Business (George Adam): "The Scottish Government routinely publishes FOI performance statistics on a monthly basis. In November 2021, which is the most recent month for which data is available, we answered 90 per cent of FOI requests within 20 working days…

Chamber meeting date: 12 January 2022

Parliamentary Business (Scheduling)

The Minister for Parliamentary Business (George Adam): "Responding to the impacts of Covid-19 and managing Scotland’s recovery from the pandemic is a central focus of the Scottish Government, which will be reflected in our approach to the scheduling of future Government business…

Chamber meeting date: 12 January 2022

Local Government Elections 2022 (Preparations)

The Minister for Parliamentary Business (George Adam): "Statutory responsibility for funding and delivering local government elections rests with councils and returning officers…

Chamber meeting date: 16 December 2021

Parliamentary Procedures and Practices

The Minister for Parliamentary Business (George Adam): "I thank Mr Whitfield for his excellent speech in opening this extremely important debate. I did not get his reference to wrestling in the 1970s, being too young. Laughter…

Chamber meeting date: 15 December 2021

Rural Healthcare Services

Humza Yousaf: "Yes—that was part of a package of measures for the Scottish Ambulance Service that I announced earlier this year. The member will know that the patient transport service has two components: the blue-light vehicle fleet and the patient transport fleet…

Votes

How George Adam has voted in Parliament

Find out how George Adam has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6M-02761.2

Tackling Drug Related Deaths Through the First Year of the National Mission

Submitted by: Sue Webber, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Wednesday, January 12, 2022

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, January 13, 2022

Result 34 for, 70 against, 19 abstained, 6 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-02761.1

Tackling Drug Related Deaths Through the First Year of the National Mission

Submitted by: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Wednesday, January 12, 2022

Supported by: Paul Sweeney
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, January 13, 2022

Result 23 for, 100 against, 0 abstained, 6 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-02747.3

Mental Health and Wellbeing in Primary Care Services

Submitted by: Craig Hoy, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, January 11, 2022

Supported by: Sharon Dowey, Stephen Kerr
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, January 12, 2022

Result 34 for, 89 against, 0 abstained, 6 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-02747.1

Mental Health and Wellbeing in Primary Care Services

Submitted by: Carol Mochan, South Scotland, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Tuesday, January 11, 2022

Supported by: Jackie Baillie, Paul Sweeney
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, January 12, 2022

Result 55 for, 68 against, 0 abstained, 6 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-02747.2

Mental Health and Wellbeing in Primary Care Services

Submitted by: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats. Date lodged: Tuesday, January 11, 2022

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, January 12, 2022

Result 54 for, 69 against, 0 abstained, 6 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motions

Written questions

Written questions George Adam 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-00048

Asked by: Adam, George, Paisley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 14 May 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the COVID-19 legislation in place."

Answered by: John Swinney on 17 May 2021

Question ref. S5W-36009

Asked by: Adam, George, Paisley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11 March 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide the names of each Special Adviser, broken down by (a) responsibility and (b) pay band, and what the total cost of employing special advisers was in 2019-20."

Answered by: Graeme Dey on 24 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-36035

Asked by: Adam, George, Paisley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11 March 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the independent evaluation of the rapid roll-out of the Near Me video consulting service in response to COVID-19."

Answered by: Jeane Freeman on 23 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-36092

Asked by: Adam, George, Paisley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11 March 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how the additional £70 million allocated to the Young Person’s Guarantee will be invested in 2021-22."

Answered by: Fiona Hyslop on 19 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-36037

Asked by: Adam, George, Paisley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11 March 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the COVID-19 legislation in place."

Answered by: Michael Russell on 11 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-35773

Asked by: Adam, George, Paisley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 5 March 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether COVID-19 funding for bus operators will be extended beyond 31 March 2021."

Answered by: Michael Matheson on 8 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-35746

Asked by: Adam, George, Paisley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 4 March 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the COVID-19 legislation in place."

Answered by: Michael Russell on 4 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-35500

Asked by: Adam, George, Paisley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 24 February 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government when care home residents will be able to see close friends and family."

Answered by: Jeane Freeman on 24 February 2021

Question ref. S5W-35319

Asked by: Adam, George, Paisley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18 February 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the COVID-19 legislation in place."

Answered by: Michael Matheson on 18 February 2021

Question ref. S5W-35173

Asked by: Adam, George, Paisley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11 February 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what support has been made available to children from low-income households receiving free school meals over the winter period."

Answered by: Aileen Campbell on 12 February 2021

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