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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Gillian Mackay

Scottish Green Party

MSP for Central Scotland (Region) 2021 - present day

About Gillian Mackay

Contact details

Contact online

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 6341
Text relay calls welcome.

Committees

Gillian is a member of 1 committee

Cross-party groups

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Gillian has 1 parliamentary and government role

Parliamentary Bureau

Member

Party Roles

Gillian has 1 party role

Party Spokesperson on Health and Social Care

Scottish Green Party

Previous roles

Gillian does not have any previous roles

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

Register of interests

Gillian'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 Gillian Mackay. The date of their initial statement was 08 June 2021.

Remuneration and related undertaking

Prior to my return to Parliament, I worked full time as a parliamentary assistant to Andy Wightman MSP at the Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh, EH99 1SP. I worked 37.5 hours per week and my remuneration was between £25,001 and £30,000. I left the post on 6th May 2021 and received a final salary payment at the end of May 2021.

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 a charity fundraiser with the Rebel Legion UK.

Recent Activity

What was said

What Gillian Mackay 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: 25 January 2022

Covid-19

Gillian Mackay (Central Scotland) (Green): "I have previously expressed concern in the chamber about the removal of PCR testing for vaccinated people travelling into Scotland…

Chamber meeting date: 25 January 2022

Transvaginal Mesh Removal (Cost Reimbursement) (Scotland) Bill

Gillian Mackay (Central Scotland) (Green): "Like many other members, I sincerely thank the women who have campaigned for the bill and for justice to be delivered…

Chamber meeting date: 20 January 2022

Coronavirus (Discretionary Compensation for Self-isolation) (Scotland) Bill: Stage 1

Gillian Mackay (Central Scotland) (Green): "The bill is a vital piece of legislation that will protect health boards from facing unaffordable self-isolation payments. As has been observed, the Public Health etc (Scotland) Act 2008 was not written with a global pandemic in mind…

Chamber meeting date: 19 January 2022

Minor Injury Units (Reopening)

Gillian Mackay (Central Scotland) (Green): "Figures that were published yesterday show that for the week ending 9 January only 60.4 per cent of patients who attended A and E in NHS Forth Valley were seen within four hours…

Chamber meeting date: 18 January 2022

People with Learning Difficulties (In-patient Units)

Gillian Mackay (Central Scotland) (Green): "Enable Scotland’s report highlights that people with learning disabilities might be placed in inappropriate settings, including care homes for elderly people…

Votes

How Gillian Mackay has voted in Parliament

Find out how Gillian Mackay has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6M-02949

Budget (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: Kate Forbes, Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Supported by: Tom Arthur, Richard Lochhead, Ivan McKee, Lorna Slater
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, January 27, 2022

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

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-02949.2

Budget (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: Daniel Johnson, Edinburgh Southern, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Wednesday, January 26, 2022

Supported by: Jackie Baillie, Pam Duncan-Glancy, Paul Sweeney
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, January 27, 2022

Result 25 for, 98 against, 0 abstained, 6 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-02949.1

Budget (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Wednesday, January 26, 2022

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, January 27, 2022

Result 33 for, 88 against, 0 abstained, 8 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-02895

Transvaginal Mesh Removal (Cost Reimbursement) (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: Humza Yousaf, Glasgow Pollok, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Thursday, January 20, 2022

Supported by: Kevin Stewart, Maree Todd
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Result 120 for, 0 against, 0 abstained, 9 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6 SP Bill 3 Amendment 2

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Result 49 for, 67 against, 0 abstained, 13 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motions

Written questions

Written questions Gillian Mackay 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-04812

Asked by: Mackay, Gillian, Central Scotland, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 3 December 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S6W-04467 by Maree Todd on 30 November 2021, whether gamete storage is provided by the NHS to people who are considering or undertaking gender transitioning."

Answered by: Maree Todd on 17 December 2021

Question ref. S6O-00555

Asked by: Mackay, Gillian, Central Scotland, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 8 December 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will publish a timeframe for the implementation of the Scottish dog control database."

Answered by: Ash Regan on 16 December 2021

Question ref. S6W-04693

Asked by: Mackay, Gillian, Central Scotland, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 29 November 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what its response is to the report published by the University of West of Scotland entitled, Towards a Scotland that cares – a new National Outcome on Care for the National Performance Framework."

Answered by: Kevin Stewart on 13 December 2021

Question ref. S6W-04542

Asked by: Mackay, Gillian, Central Scotland, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 19 November 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether the (a) sexual orientation and (b) gender identity of people accessing mental health services is routinely recorded."

Answered by: Kevin Stewart on 8 December 2021

Question ref. S6W-04694

Asked by: Mackay, Gillian, Central Scotland, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 29 November 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government when statistics on liquor licensing will next be published."

Answered by: Ash Regan on 8 December 2021

Question ref. S6W-04537

Asked by: Mackay, Gillian, Central Scotland, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 19 November 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what its response is to research published by the British Association of Social Workers in January 2021 regarding the impact that the COVID-19 pandemic has had on the mental wellbeing and quality of working life of social workers."

Answered by: Kevin Stewart on 1 December 2021

Question ref. S6W-04538

Asked by: Mackay, Gillian, Central Scotland, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 19 November 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking to support social workers whose mental wellbeing and quality of working life have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic."

Answered by: Kevin Stewart on 1 December 2021

Question ref. S6W-04467

Asked by: Mackay, Gillian, Central Scotland, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 17 November 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government under what circumstances gamete storage can be provided by the NHS."

Answered by: Maree Todd on 30 November 2021

Question ref. S6W-04541

Asked by: Mackay, Gillian, Central Scotland, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 19 November 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether all staff working in mental health services are given equalities training."

Answered by: Kevin Stewart on 26 November 2021

Question ref. S6W-04356

Asked by: Mackay, Gillian, Central Scotland, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 15 November 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what measures are in place to support the mental wellbeing of paramedics."

Answered by: Kevin Stewart on 25 November 2021

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