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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Humza Yousaf

Scottish National Party

MSP for Glasgow Pollok (Constituency) 2016 - present day

Former MSP for Glasgow (Region) 2011 - 2016

About Humza Yousaf

Contact details

Contact online

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Contact at local office

Suite 14
Fairfield Heritage Centre
1048 Govan Road
Glasgow
G51 4XS

Phone: 0141 882 4647
Text relay calls welcome.

Committees

Humza is not a member of any committees

Cross-party groups

Humza is not a member of any cross-party groups

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Humza has 1 parliamentary and government role

First Minister

Scottish Government

Party Roles

Humza has 1 party role

Party Leader

Scottish National Party

Previous roles

Humza has had 8 previous roles

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

19 May 2021 - 28 March 2023

Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Care

Scottish Government

28 June 2018 - 19 May 2021

Cabinet Secretary for Justice

Scottish Government

18 May 2016 - 28 June 2018

Minister for Transport and the Islands

Scottish Government

21 November 2014 - 18 May 2016

Minister for Europe and International Development

Scottish Government

06 September 2012 - 21 November 2014

Minister for External Affairs and International Development

Scottish Government

24 June 2011 - 06 September 2012

Parliamentary Liaison Officer to the Office of the First Minister

Scottish Government

01 June 2011 - 06 September 2012

Justice Committee

Member

01 June 2011 - 06 September 2012

Public Audit Committee

Member

Register of interests

Humza'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 Humza Yousaf. The date of their initial statement was 25 May 2021.

Remuneration and related undertaking

No registrable interests

Gifts

No registrable interests

Overseas visits

In February 2008 I visited the United States as part of the US Department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program. The United States Government met the cost of this visit, which was US $6,710.32 (£3415.55 at February 2008 exchange rates).

From 10 to 12 September 2011 I visited Barcelona to attend the National Day of Catalonia and give a presentation in the town of Riudecanyes. The costs of flights to and from Barcelona (£216.54) were met by the Provincial Council of Riudecanyes (the local authority of Riudecanyes of Town Hall Carrer Dimecres, 9 43771, Riudecanyes) and accommodation costs (£200) were met by Esquerra Republicana de Catalunya (a political party in Catalonia and currently the opposition in the Catalonian Parliament of National Office of ERC Calàbria, 166 08015, Barcelona).

Controlled transactions

No registrable interests

Heritable property

No registrable interests

Interest in shares

No registrable interests

Voluntary

No registrable interests

Recent Activity

What was said

What Humza Yousaf 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: 22 February 2024

National Health Service

The First Minister (Humza Yousaf): "First and foremost, I say that we take very seriously the comments in the report by the Auditor General that was published this morning…

Chamber meeting date: 22 February 2024

Oil and Gas Industry (Profits)

The First Minister (Humza Yousaf): "A week after The Press and Journal put Anas Sarwar’s face on its front page, with his Labour colleagues, and called him a traitor to the north-east, it is incredibly brave of him to come here and say that he is standing up for the north-east…

Chamber meeting date: 22 February 2024

Addressing Depopulation Action Plan

The First Minister (Humza Yousaf): "The addressing depopulation action plan sets out the Scottish Government’s strategic approach, which aims to support local communities that are facing population decline…

Chamber meeting date: 22 February 2024

Mental Health Problems (Household Debt)

The First Minister (Humza Yousaf): "The Scottish Government remains deeply concerned about the impact of the cost of living crisis, especially on those who are already struggling with poor mental health and money worries…

Chamber meeting date: 22 February 2024

War in Ukraine

The First Minister (Humza Yousaf): "I am grateful to Kenneth Gibson for raising this remarkably important issue…

Votes

How Humza Yousaf has voted in Parliament

Find out how Humza Yousaf has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6M-12252

Scottish Rate Resolution

Submitted by: Shona Robison, Dundee City East, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, February 20, 2024

Supported by: George Adam, Tom Arthur, Joe FitzPatrick
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, February 22, 2024

Result 62 for, 54 against, 0 abstained, 13 did not vote

MSP not voted

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-12248

Regulation of Legal Services (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: Siobhian Brown, Ayr, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, February 20, 2024

Supported by: Angela Constance
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, February 22, 2024

Result 62 for, 29 against, 25 abstained, 13 did not vote

MSP not voted

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-12215

Crisis in NHS Dentistry

Submitted by: Willie Rennie, North East Fife, Scottish Liberal Democrats. Date lodged: Monday, February 19, 2024

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Result 84 for, 32 against, 0 abstained, 13 did not vote

MSP not voted

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-12215.1

Crisis in NHS Dentistry

Submitted by: Paul Sweeney, Glasgow, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Tuesday, February 20, 2024

Supported by: Carol Mochan
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Result 85 for, 31 against, 0 abstained, 13 did not vote

MSP not voted

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-12214

Improving Access to Primary Care

Submitted by: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats. Date lodged: Monday, February 19, 2024

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Result 63 for, 53 against, 0 abstained, 13 did not vote

MSP not voted

Vote Passed

Motions

Questions

Questions Humza Yousaf has asked

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

Question ref. S4O-01222

Asked by: Yousaf, Humza, Glasgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 29 August 2012

Question ref. S4O-01180

Asked by: Yousaf, Humza, Glasgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20 June 2012

"To ask the Scottish Executive what recent discussions it has had with stakeholders regarding the cost of policing parades in Glasgow."

Taken in the Chamber on 28 June 2012

Question ref. S4W-06825

Asked by: Yousaf, Humza, Glasgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20 April 2012

"To ask the Scottish Executive how many people have type (a) 1 and (b) 2 diabetes, broken down by Scottish official ethnicity classification."

Answered by Michael Matheson on 3 May 2012

Question ref. S4O-00992

Asked by: Yousaf, Humza, Glasgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 2 May 2012

"To ask the Scottish Executive what action it is taking by means of its Climate Challenge Fund to promote walking and cycling to work initiatives in Glasgow."

Taken in the Chamber on 10 May 2012

Question ref. S4O-00950

Asked by: Yousaf, Humza, Glasgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25 April 2012

"To ask the Scottish Executive how it supports entrepreneurs and small business start-ups in Glasgow."

Taken in the Chamber on 2 May 2012

Question ref. S4O-00904

Asked by: Yousaf, Humza, Glasgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11 April 2012

"To ask the Scottish Executive what improvements are being made in the regeneration of Glasgow’s infrastructure in preparation for the 2014 Commonwealth Games."

Taken in the Chamber on 19 April 2012

Question ref. S4O-00868

Asked by: Yousaf, Humza, Glasgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21 March 2012

"To ask the Scottish Executive what impact the recently announced additional funding for insulin pumps will have on Glasgow."

Taken in the Chamber on 29 March 2012

Question ref. S4O-00682

Asked by: Yousaf, Humza, Glasgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 1 February 2012

"To ask the Scottish Executive what progress is being made on reducing nitrogen dioxide levels and improving air quality in Glasgow."

Taken in the Chamber on 9 February 2012

Question ref. S4O-00630

Asked by: Yousaf, Humza, Glasgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25 January 2012

"To ask the Scottish Executive what recent discussions it has had with the Scottish Road Works Commissioner."

Taken in the Chamber on 2 February 2012

Question ref. S4F-00392

Asked by: Yousaf, Humza, Glasgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 9 January 2012

"To ask the First Minister what action the Crown Office has taken in response to legislative changes relating to double jeopardy."

Taken in the Chamber on 12 January 2012

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