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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Gillian Martin

Scottish National Party

MSP for Aberdeenshire East (Constituency) 2016 - present day

About Gillian Martin

Contact details

Contact online

Committees

Cross-party groups

Gillian is not a member of any cross-party groups

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Gillian has 1 parliamentary and government role

Conveners Group

Member

Party Roles

Gillian does not have any party roles

Previous roles

Gillian has had 5 previous roles

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

06 September 2018 - 11 September 2018

Environment Climate Change and Land Reform Committee

Member

08 June 2016 - 06 September 2018

Education and Skills Committee

Member

08 June 2016 - 06 September 2018

Economy Jobs and Fair Work Committee

Member

01 September 2016 - 28 June 2018

Parliamentary Liaison Officer to the Cabinet Secretary for Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform

Scottish Government

14 June 2016 - 31 August 2016

Parliamentary Liaison Officer to the Cabinet Secretary for Economy, Jobs and Fair Work

Scottish Government

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 Martin. The date of their initial statement was 07 June 2016.

Remuneration and related undertaking

I am a director of Spontaneous Production Ltd, a video production company of Aberdeenshire. I previously received remuneration of between £5,001 and £10,000 per annum. I ceased carrying out any work for the company in February 2016 and the company is no longer trading.

Gifts

No registrable interests

Overseas visits

No registrable interests

Controlled transactions

No registrable interests

Heritable property

No registrable interests

Interest in shares

I own 100% of the issued share capital of Spontaneous Production Ltd, a video production company. The company is being wound up and has not traded since February 2016.

Voluntary

I am a member of Women for Independence.

Recent Activity

What was said

What Gillian Martin 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: 24 March 2021

Affordable Homes

8. Gillian Martin (Aberdeenshire East) (SNP): "To ask the Scottish Government how many affordable homes it has delivered since 2007. (S5O-05161)"

Equalities and Human Rights Committee meeting date: 18 March 2021

Human Rights

Gillian Martin (Aberdeenshire East) (SNP): "Cabinet secretary, in your opening remarks, you referred to the Scottish Government’s work during the Covid pandemic to address the widening inequalities felt by people in various communities…

Chamber meeting date: 17 March 2021

Clydebank Blitz (80th Anniversary)

Gillian Martin (Aberdeenshire East) (SNP): "I want to put on record my thanks to Gil Paterson for securing the debate and for his brilliant valedictory speech, his friendship and our many chats, and for giving me the opportunity to explain why an Aberdonian like me is compelled to speak about the Clydebank blitz. The reason for that is that my grandparents and great-grandparents were Bankies…

Chamber meeting date: 16 March 2021

United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (Incorporation) (Scotland) Bill

Gillian Martin (Aberdeenshire East) (SNP): "I was pleased to be a member of the Equalities and Human Rights Committee as the bill went through Parliament…

Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee meeting date: 16 March 2021

Exemptions from the Official Controls at Border Control Posts (Amendment) Regulations 2021

The Convener: "Agenda item 2 is an evidence session on a United Kingdom statutory instrument. Members will be aware that a revised SI protocol has been agreed between the Scottish Government and the Scottish Parliament…

Votes

How Gillian Martin has voted in Parliament

Find out how Gillian Martin has voted recently.

Motion ref. S5M-24270

Dogs (Protection of Livestock) (Amendment) (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: Emma Harper, South Scotland, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, March 24, 2021

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

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-24292

Motion of No Confidence

Submitted by: Ruth Davidson, Edinburgh Central, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Thursday, March 4, 2021

Supported by: Jeremy Balfour, Bill Bowman, Miles Briggs, Alexander Burnett, Donald Cameron, Jackson Carlaw, Peter Chapman, Maurice Corry, Murdo Fraser, Maurice Golden, Jamie Greene, Jamie Halcro Johnston, Rachael Hamilton, Alison Harris, Liam Kerr, Gordon Lindhurst, Dean Lockhart, Tom Mason, Margaret Mitchell, Edward Mountain, Oliver Mundell, John Scott, Graham Simpson, Liz Smith, Alexander Stewart, Adam Tomkins, Annie Wells, Brian Whittle
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, March 23, 2021

Result 31 for, 65 against, 27 abstained, 6 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S5M-24271

Tied Pubs (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: Neil Bibby, West Scotland, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, March 23, 2021

Result 111 for, 0 against, 0 abstained, 18 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-24238

European Charter of Local Self-Government (Incorporation) (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Independent. Date lodged: Thursday, February 25, 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, March 23, 2021

Result 114 for, 0 against, 0 abstained, 15 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-24396.1

National Mission to Reduce Drug Deaths and Harms

Submitted by: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Supported by: Donald Cameron
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, March 18, 2021

Result 43 for, 69 against, 1 abstained, 16 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motions

Written questions

Written questions Gillian Martin 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. S5W-36067

Asked by: Martin, Gillian, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11 March 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the work of Scotland’s Climate Assembly."

Answered by: Roseanna Cunningham on 24 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-36021

Asked by: Martin, Gillian, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11 March 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what progress is being made with the Programme for Government commitment to the development of a Women’s Health Plan."

Answered by: Clare Haughey on 23 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-36022

Asked by: Martin, Gillian, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11 March 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how it plans to replace the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund."

Answered by: Fergus Ewing on 19 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-35777

Asked by: Martin, Gillian, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 5 March 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what progress it has made in advancing the Fair Work Agenda, including with tackling the gender and disability employment gaps."

Answered by: Jamie Hepburn on 8 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-34744

Asked by: Martin, Gillian, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 22 January 2021

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

Answered by: Kevin Stewart on 22 January 2021

Question ref. S5W-34179

Asked by: Martin, Gillian, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18 December 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government what the estimated economic impact on Aberdeenshire has been of the improvements made to the Inveramsay Bridge on the A96 in 2016."

Answered by: Michael Matheson on 13 January 2021

Question ref. S5W-34283

Asked by: Martin, Gillian, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23 December 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government when it plans to commission a three-year economic impact assessment of the A96 Inveramsey Bridge."

Answered by: Michael Matheson on 13 January 2021

Question ref. S5W-34111

Asked by: Martin, Gillian, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16 December 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government when it will publish its Future Fisheries Management Strategy."

Answered by: Fergus Ewing on 17 December 2020

Question ref. S5W-33640

Asked by: Martin, Gillian, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 30 November 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on progress on establishing a national Nitrogen Balance Sheet."

Answered by: Roseanna Cunningham on 1 December 2020

Question ref. S5W-29445

Asked by: Martin, Gillian, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27 May 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will delay the publication of the Heat Decarbonisation Policy Statement and Energy Efficient Scotland Routemap update and the launch of its Heat Transition Deal in light of the COVID-19 crisis."

Answered by: Paul Wheelhouse on 28 May 2020

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