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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 their Constituency

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

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: 26 January 2022

Budget 2022-23 (Committees’ Pre-budget Scrutiny)

Gillian Martin (Aberdeenshire East) (SNP): "I am pleased to speak on behalf of the Health, Social Care and Sport Committee on the committee’s consideration of the budget in relation to its portfolio…

Chamber meeting date: 26 January 2022

Electric Vehicle Charging Network

Gillian Martin (Aberdeenshire East) (SNP): "The announced fund is hugely welcome. Will it mean that there will be more rapid chargers on our main routes across Scotland, and will they be in safe and well-lit locations…

Chamber meeting date: 25 January 2022

Transvaginal Mesh Removal (Cost Reimbursement) (Scotland) Bill

Gillian Martin (Aberdeenshire East) (SNP): "Accounts of the complications of transvaginal mesh and the lifelong effects have been relayed in the Parliament many times…

Chamber meeting date: 20 January 2022

Creative Industries (Self-employment)

1. Gillian Martin (Aberdeenshire East) (SNP): "To ask the Scottish Government what assistance it is giving to people in the creative industries who are self-employed and may have work cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic. (S6O-00642)"

Chamber meeting date: 18 January 2022

Covid-19

Gillian Martin (Aberdeenshire East) (SNP): "As we all know, the challenges of the pandemic and, more recently, the omicron variant have placed increased pressures on social care settings…

Votes

How Gillian Martin has voted in Parliament

Find out how Gillian Martin has voted recently.

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

Motion ref. S6 SP Bill 3 Amendment 1

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

Motion ref. S6M-02853

Approval of SSI

Submitted by: George Adam, Paisley, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Result 87 for, 33 against, 0 abstained, 9 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-02839.1

Education Failures and Guaranteeing the 2022 Exam Diet

Submitted by: Shirley-Anne Somerville, Dunfermline, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Supported by: Clare Haughey, Jamie Hepburn
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Result 67 for, 54 against, 0 abstained, 8 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

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. S6W-06079

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

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on its plans to publish a review of the response to Storm Arwen."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-05743

Asked by: Martin, Gillian, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21 January 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government, in light of reported concerns from seed potato farmers in Scotland about a lack of action by the UK Government to protect the industry following Brexit, and the impact of the Northern Ireland Protocol and continuation of EU seed potato imports to England, Wales and Northern Ireland, what further discussions it has…

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-05819

Asked by: Martin, Gillian, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20 January 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what it is doing to discourage the deliberate discarding of gillnets by fishing vessels beyond the six-mile limit."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6O-00614

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

"To ask the Scottish Government how it is working to support the seed potato industry."

Answered by: Mairi Gougeon on 13 January 2022

Question ref. S6W-04888

Asked by: Martin, Gillian, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 3 December 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government when the report of the independent review of maternity services in Moray is due to be published."

Answered by: Humza Yousaf on 3 December 2021

Question ref. S6W-04380

Asked by: Martin, Gillian, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10 November 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what action NHS Scotland is taking to help tackle the climate emergency."

Answered by: Humza Yousaf on 11 November 2021

Question ref. S6W-04328

Asked by: Martin, Gillian, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 9 November 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government when it plans to publish its draft Hydrogen Action Plan."

Answered by: Michael Matheson on 10 November 2021

Question ref. S6W-03273

Asked by: Martin, Gillian, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23 September 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government when it will provide an update on the mandatory COVID-19 vaccine certification scheme."

Answered by: John Swinney on 23 September 2021

Question ref. S6W-03270

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

"To ask the Scottish Government when it will provide an update on the COVID-19 vaccination certification scheme."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-03191

Asked by: Martin, Gillian, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20 September 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government when the results of the joint four nation consultation on mandatory fortification of flour with folic acid will be published."

Answered by: Maree Todd on 20 September 2021

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