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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

Twitter: @gillianmsp

Facebook: Gillian's facebook

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 6956
Text relay calls welcome.

Contact at local office

Suite A, Unit 6
Colpy Business Park
Oldmeldrum
Aberdeenshire
AB51 0FU

Phone: 01651 871750
Text relay calls welcome.

Find out when the MSP's surgery times are on their website.

Committees

Gillian is a member of 1 committee

Cross-party groups

Gillian is a member of 7 cross-party groups

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Circular Economy

Deputy Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Drug and Alcohol Misuse

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Oil and Gas

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Skills

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Towns and Town Centres

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Women in Enterprise

Convener

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 8 previous roles

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

17 June 2021 - 22 June 2021

Health Social Care and Sport Committee

Member

11 September 2018 - 04 May 2021

Environment Climate Change and Land Reform Committee

Convener

01 September 2020 - 04 May 2021

Equalities and Human Rights Committee

Member

25 February 2020 - 04 May 2021

Finance and Constitution Committee

Substitute Member

11 September 2018 - 04 May 2021

Conveners Group

Member

06 September 2018 - 11 September 2018

Environment Climate Change and Land Reform Committee

Member

08 June 2016 - 06 September 2018

Economy Jobs and Fair Work Committee

Member

08 June 2016 - 06 September 2018

Education and Skills Committee

Member

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 15 May 2021.

Remuneration and related undertaking

No registrable interests

Gifts

No registrable interests

Overseas visits

No registrable interests

Controlled transactions

No registrable interests

Heritable property

On 12 August 2021 I acquired a one bedroom cottage in Aberdeenshire with a market value of between £50,001 and £100,00. I derive no income from this property. [Registered 7 September 2021]

Interest in shares

No registrable interests

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: 8 February 2023

National Health Service Dentistry

Gillian Martin (Aberdeenshire East) (SNP): "My dentist told me that one of the biggest increases in costs is for dental equipment and supplies that come from the European Union. That has made a big difference to their margins."

Health, Social Care and Sport Committee meeting date: 7 February 2023

Patient Safety Commissioner for Scotland Bill: Stage 1

The Convener: "Item 2 is an evidence session on the Patient Safety Commissioner for Scotland Bill. Before we begin, I will provide a brief introduction…

Health, Social Care and Sport Committee meeting date: 7 February 2023

Decision on Taking Business in Private

The Convener (Gillian Martin): "Good morning and welcome to the fifth meeting in 2023 of the Health, Social Care and Sport Committee. I have not received any apologies. Paul O’Kane will be attending online, but the rest of us are here in person…

Chamber meeting date: 2 February 2023

Menopause Specialist Network

2. Gillian Martin (Aberdeenshire East) (SNP): "To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the development of a menopause specialist network. (S6O-01861)"

Chamber meeting date: 2 February 2023

Brexit (Social Care and Health)

Gillian Martin (Aberdeenshire East) (SNP): "This week marks the third anniversary of Brexit and last night, on the BBC, we heard Dr Donald Macaskill of Scottish Care outline the devastating impact that Brexit is having on our social care and health sectors…

Votes

How Gillian Martin has voted in Parliament

Find out how Gillian Martin has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6M-07812.2

Addressing the Crisis in NHS Dentistry

Submitted by: Dr. Sandesh Gulhane, Glasgow, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Result 53 for, 67 against, 0 abstained, 9 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-07812.3

Addressing the Crisis in NHS Dentistry

Submitted by: Maree Todd, Caithness, Sutherland and Ross, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Supported by: Kevin Stewart, Humza Yousaf
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Result 67 for, 53 against, 0 abstained, 9 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-07813.1

Investing in the Future of Social Care

Submitted by: Paul O'Kane, West Scotland, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Supported by: Jackie Baillie, Paul Sweeney
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Result 21 for, 95 against, 4 abstained, 9 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-07813

Investing in the Future of Social Care

Submitted by: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats. Date lodged: Monday, February 6, 2023

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Result 67 for, 53 against, 0 abstained, 9 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-07812

Addressing the Crisis in NHS Dentistry

Submitted by: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats. Date lodged: Monday, February 6, 2023

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Result 65 for, 55 against, 0 abstained, 9 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motions

Questions

Questions Gillian Martin has asked

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

Question ref. S6O-01861

Asked by: Martin, Gillian, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25 January 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the development of a Menopause Specialist Network."

Taken in the Chamber on 2 February 2023

Question ref. S6O-01835

Asked by: Martin, Gillian, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18 January 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government how it is tackling the gender pay gap."

Taken in the Chamber on 26 January 2023

Question ref. S6O-01799

Asked by: Martin, Gillian, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11 January 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government what it is doing to help recovery from adverse childhood experiences."

Taken in the Chamber on 19 January 2023

Question ref. S6O-01711

Asked by: Martin, Gillian, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 14 December 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government how it is addressing any impact of the EU Withdrawal Agreement on the seed potato sector."

Taken in the Chamber on 22 December 2022

Question ref. S6W-12868

Asked by: Martin, Gillian, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 5 December 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what engagement it has had with the UK Government regarding the graduate visa scheme, with a view to allowing overseas nationals to remain in Scotland for longer than two years after successfully completing a course."

Answered by Neil Gray on 12 December 2022

Question ref. S6F-01585

Asked by: Martin, Gillian, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28 November 2022

"To ask the First Minister what impact any proposed reduction in the number of overseas student visas will have on Scottish universities."

Taken in the Chamber on 1 December 2022

Question ref. S6W-12106

Asked by: Martin, Gillian, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10 November 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what its position is on the repatriation of funding from the Dick Bequest, which was reportedly gained through slavery in Jamaica and is used to fund educational projects in Aberdeenshire."

Answered by Christina McKelvie on 23 November 2022

Question ref. S6O-01593

Asked by: Martin, Gillian, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16 November 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on progress on the A96 appraisal."

Taken in the Chamber on 24 November 2022

Question ref. S6O-01458

Asked by: Martin, Gillian, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19 October 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government how it anticipates that the Fireworks and Pyrotechnic Articles (Scotland) Act 2022 will make this year's bonfire night safer for communities."

Taken in the Chamber on 26 October 2022

Question ref. S6F-01384

Asked by: Martin, Gillian, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26 September 2022

"To ask the First Minister how the recent fall in the value of sterling will affect the finances of the Scottish Government."

Taken in the Chamber on 29 September 2022

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