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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 local office

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 the MS Society of Scotland.

I am Honorary President of Paisley Pirates.

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

I am a member of the 1820 Society.

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

I am a member of Pro-Life Fitness Paisley.

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

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: 26 January 2023

Parliamentary Bureau Motion

The Minister for Parliamentary Business (George Adam): "I stand by what was said earlier, and I move the proposal that is before us."

Chamber meeting date: 25 January 2023

Business Motion

The Minister for Parliamentary Business (George Adam): "I take on board the member’s point of view and what he has said, but I propose that we agree to the business motion that was lodged earlier by the bureau."

Chamber meeting date: 18 January 2023

Legislation on Sex Buyers (Parliamentary Time)

The Minister for Parliamentary Business (George Adam): "Details of future legislation will be announced in the programme for government in the normal way…

Chamber meeting date: 18 January 2023

Government Business (Update)

The Minister for Parliamentary Business (George Adam): "Proposals for Government business in Parliament are agreed by the Scottish Cabinet, subject to consideration by the Parliamentary Bureau and, in turn, approval by the Parliament. As the year progresses and things move on, that will be the process."

Chamber meeting date: 10 January 2023

Business Motion

The Minister for Parliamentary Business (George Adam): "I wish everyone in the chamber a happy new year…

Votes

How George Adam has voted in Parliament

Find out how George Adam has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6M-07666

Suspension of Standing Orders

Submitted by: George Adam, Paisley, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Wednesday, January 25, 2023

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, January 26, 2023

Result 85 for, 25 against, 0 abstained, 19 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-07643.1

Business Programme

Submitted by: Neil Bibby, West Scotland, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Wednesday, January 25, 2023

Supported by: Jackie Baillie, Sarah Boyack, Katy Clark, Rhoda Grant, Mark Griffin, Monica Lennon, Richard Leonard, Paul Sweeney, Mercedes Villalba, Martin Whitfield
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, January 25, 2023

Result 21 for, 96 against, 0 abstained, 12 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-07614.2

Delivering the Homes Scotland Needs

Submitted by: Shona Robison, Dundee City East, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Wednesday, January 25, 2023

Supported by: Patrick Harvie, Ben Macpherson, Gillian Martin, Christina McKelvie
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, January 25, 2023

Result 69 for, 55 against, 0 abstained, 5 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-07613.2

Homeless Emergency

Submitted by: Shona Robison, Dundee City East, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, January 24, 2023

Supported by: Patrick Harvie, Ben Macpherson, Christina McKelvie
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, January 25, 2023

Result 69 for, 55 against, 0 abstained, 5 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-07643

Business Programme

Submitted by: George Adam, Paisley, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, January 24, 2023

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, January 25, 2023

Result 101 for, 21 against, 0 abstained, 7 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motions

Questions

Questions George Adam has asked

These are the questions that this MSP has asked in Parliament. It also includes any answer to those 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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