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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Jackie Baillie

Scottish Labour

MSP for Dumbarton (Constituency) 1999 - present day

About Jackie Baillie

Contact details

Contact online

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 5905
Text relay calls welcome.

Contact at local office

11 Castle Street
Dumbarton
G82 1QS

Phone: 01389 734214
Text relay calls welcome.

Committees

Jackie is a member of 1 committee

Cross-party groups

Jackie is a member of 14 cross-party groups

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Armed Forces and Veterans Community

Deputy Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Cancer

Co-Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on China

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Chronic Pain

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Diabetes

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Disability

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Germany

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Independent Convenience Stores

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Learning Disability

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Long Covid

Co-Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Muscular Dystrophy

Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Palliative Care

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Scotch Whisky

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on WASPI

Member

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Jackie does not have any parliamentary or government roles

Party Roles

Jackie has 6 party roles

Deputy Party Leader

Scottish Labour

General Election campaign co-ordinator

Scottish Labour

Party Spokesperson on Drugs Policy

Scottish Labour

Party Spokesperson on Health

Scottish Labour

Party Spokesperson on NHS Recovery

Scottish Labour

Party Spokesperson on Social Care

Scottish Labour

Previous roles

Jackie has had 60 previous roles

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

22 September 2021 - 14 July 2023

COVID19 Recovery Committee

Substitute Member

31 May 2021 - 10 April 2023

Party Spokesperson on Covid Recovery

Scottish Labour

27 February 2021 - 04 May 2021

Deputy Party Leader

Scottish Labour

01 March 2021 - 04 May 2021

Party Spokesperson on Health

Scottish Labour

01 March 2021 - 04 May 2021

Party Spokesperson on Social Care

Scottish Labour

01 March 2021 - 04 May 2021

Party Spokesperson on Equalities

Scottish Labour

06 February 2019 - 04 May 2021

Committee on the Scottish Government Handling of Harassment Complaints

Member

05 May 2020 - 04 May 2021

Finance and Constitution Committee

Member

28 April 2020 - 01 March 2021

Party Spokesperson on Finance

Scottish Labour

28 April 2020 - 01 March 2021

Election Co-ordinator

Scottish Labour

14 January 2021 - 27 February 2021

Interim Leader

Scottish Labour

03 April 2020 - 14 January 2021

Deputy Party Leader

Scottish Labour

06 September 2018 - 05 May 2020

Economy Energy and Fair Work Committee

Member

25 May 2016 - 04 October 2018

Party Spokesperson on Economy

Scottish Labour

25 May 2016 - 04 October 2018

Party Spokesperson on Employment

Scottish Labour

08 June 2016 - 06 September 2018

Economy Jobs and Fair Work Committee

Member

20 April 2017 - 22 December 2017

Public Audit and Postlegislative Scrutiny Committee

Acting Convener

20 April 2017 - 22 December 2017

conveners group

Member

20 April 2017 - 22 December 2017

Scottish Commission for Public Audit

Member

30 March 2017 - 20 April 2017

Public Audit and Postlegislative Scrutiny Committee

Member

19 August 2015 - 23 March 2016

Party Spokesperson on Public Services

Scottish Labour

19 August 2015 - 23 March 2016

Party Spokesperson on Wealth Creation

Scottish Labour

08 January 2015 - 23 March 2016

Economy Energy and Tourism Committee

Substitute Member

02 September 2015 - 23 March 2016

Finance Committee

Member

08 January 2015 - 02 September 2015

Finance Committee

Substitute Member

16 December 2014 - 19 August 2015

Party Spokesperson on Finance

Scottish Labour

16 December 2014 - 19 August 2015

Party Spokesperson on Constitutional Affairs

Scottish Labour

16 December 2014 - 19 August 2015

Party Spokesperson on Economy

Scottish Labour

19 September 2012 - 08 January 2015

Welfare Reform Committee

Substitute Member

03 September 2013 - 08 January 2015

Equal Opportunities Committee

Substitute Member

28 June 2013 - 16 December 2014

Party Spokesperson on Communities

Scottish Labour

20 May 2011 - 28 June 2013

Party Spokesperson on Health

Scottish Labour

27 June 2012 - 19 September 2012

Welfare Reform Committee

Member

18 April 2012 - 27 June 2012

Welfare Reform Committee

Substitute Member

27 October 2009 - 22 March 2011

Party Spokesperson on Health

Scottish Labour

30 April 2009 - 04 November 2009

Equal Opportunities Committee

Substitute Member

07 October 2008 - 04 November 2009

Finance Committee

Deputy Convener

02 October 2008 - 29 April 2009

Health and Sport Committee

Member

30 March 2008 - 15 October 2008

Chief of Staff

Scottish Labour

02 October 2008 - 07 October 2008

Finance Committee

Member

20 September 2007 - 01 October 2008

European and External Relations Committee

Substitute Member

01 May 2008 - 01 October 2008

Subordinate Legislation Committee

Member

18 September 2007 - 14 April 2008

Parliamentary Bureau

Member

17 September 2007 - 30 March 2008

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Parliamentary Business

Scottish Labour

17 September 2007 - 30 March 2008

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Constitutional Affairs

Scottish Labour

19 June 2007 - 20 September 2007

European and External Relations Committee

Convener

19 June 2007 - 20 September 2007

conveners group

Member

13 June 2007 - 19 June 2007

European and External Relations Committee

Member

10 September 2003 - 02 April 2007

Equal Opportunities Committee

Substitute Member

04 June 2003 - 02 April 2007

Public Petitions Committee

Member

04 June 2003 - 02 April 2007

Justice 2 Committee

Member

05 September 2006 - 15 December 2006

Justice 2 SubCommittee

Convener

28 June 2006 - 05 September 2006

Justice 2 SubCommittee

Member

30 June 2004 - 08 May 2006

Edinburgh Tram Line One Bill Committee

Convener

16 June 2004 - 30 June 2004

Edinburgh Tram Line One Bill Committee

Member

29 November 2001 - 31 March 2003

Education Culture and Sport Committee

Member

26 September 2002 - 31 March 2003

Subordinate Legislation Committee

Substitute Member

16 January 2003 - 26 March 2003

Commissioner for Children and Young People Scotland Bill Committee

Member

01 November 2000 - 28 November 2001

Minister for Social Justice

Scottish Government

19 May 1999 - 01 November 2000

Deputy Minister for Social Inclusion, Equality and the Voluntary Sector

Scottish Government

Register of interests

Jackie'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 Jackie Baillie. The date of their initial statement was 09 June 2021.

Remuneration and related undertaking

No registrable interests

Gifts

The Dumbarton and the Vale of Leven Reporter and the Helensburgh Advertiser (Newsquest) (of Clyde Weekly Press, 200 Renfield Street, Glasgow, G2 3QB) provided the printing associated with a Christmas Card Competition I held with local primary schools in 2019. The total in-kind donation from Newsquest was worth £684.00 inc. VAT. Morrison Supermarket Dumbarton (of Hilmore House, Gain Lane, Bradford, BD3 7DL) provided vouchers worth £100 for the prize winners of the competition.

On 6 February 2020 I received a donation of £3,000 to my deputy leadership campaign from Mr Gordon Dalyell, a private individual. I established that the donation was from a permissible donor and accepted it on 6 February 2020.

The Dumbarton and the Vale of Leven Reporter and the Helensburgh Advertiser (of Newsquest, 125 Fullarton Dr, Glasgow G32 8FG) provided the printing associated with a Christmas Card Competition I held with local primary schools in 2020. The total in-kind donation from Newsquest was worth £570.00 plus VAT. Morrison’s Supermarket Dumbarton (of Hilmore House, Gain Lane, Bradford, BD3 7DL) provided vouchers worth £100 for the prize winners of the competition.

On 5 February 2020 I received a donation of £5,000 to my deputy leadership campaign from USDAW, the trade union, of 188 Wilmslow Road, Manchester M14 6LJ. I established that the donation was from a permissible donor and accepted it on 5 February 2020.

The Dumbarton and the Vale of Leven Reporter and the Helensburgh Advertiser (Newsquest) (of Clyde Weekly Press, 1st Floor, Carus House, 201 Dumbarton Road, Clydebank G81 4XJ) provided the printing associated with a Christmas Card Competition I held with local primary schools in 2016. The total in-kind donation from Newsquest was worth £594. Frankie and Benny’s Restaurant Dumbarton (of 5-7 Marshalsea Road, Borough, London, SE1 1EP) provided vouchers worth £100 for the prize winners of the competition.

On 6 March 2020 I received a donation of £3,000 to my deputy leadership campaign from Willie Haughey, a private individual. I established that the donation was from a permissible donor and accepted it on 8 March 2020.

On 25 February 2020 I received a donation of £2,000 to my deputy leadership campaign from Community, the trade union, of 465C, Caledonian Road, London, N7 9GX. I established that the donation was from a permissible donor and accepted it on 25 February 2020.

The Dumbarton and the Vale of Leven Reporter and the Helensburgh Advertiser (Newsquest) (of Clyde Weekly Press, 200 Renfield Street, Glasgow, G2 3QB) provided the printing associated with a Christmas Card Competition I held with local primary schools in 2018. The total in-kind donation from Newsquest was worth £648. Morrison Supermarket Dumbarton (of Hilmore House, Gain Lane, Bradford, BD3 7DL) provided vouchers worth £100 for the prize winners of the competition.

The Dumbarton and the Vale of Leven Reporter and the Helensburgh Advertiser (of Newsquest, 125 Fullarton Dr, Glasgow G32 8FG) provided the printing associated with a Christmas Card Competition I held with local primary schools in 2021. The total in-kind donation from Newsquest was worth £570 plus VAT. Morrison’s Supermarket Dumbarton (of Hilmore House, Gain Lane, Bradford, BD3 7DL) provided vouchers worth £100 for the prize winners of the competition. [Registered 7 December 2021]

In December 2023, Chivas Brothers Pernod Ricard (of Kilmalid, Stirling Road, Dumbarton, Scotland, G82 2SS ) provided the printing associated with a Christmas Card Competition I held with local primary schools. The total in-kind donation from Chivas Brothers Pernod Ricard was worth £750. Morrison’s Supermarket Dumbarton (of Hilmore House, Gain Lane, Bradford, BD3 7DL) provided vouchers worth £60 for the prize winners of the competition. [Registered 16 December 2023]

In December 2022, the Dumbarton and the Vale of Leven Reporter and the Helensburgh Advertiser (of Newsquest, 125 Fullarton Dr, Glasgow G32 8FG) provided the printing associated with a Christmas Card Competition I held with local primary schools in 2022. The total in-kind donation from Newsquest was worth £750. Morrison’s Supermarket Dumbarton (of Hilmore House, Gain Lane, Bradford, BD3 7DL) provided vouchers worth £100 for the prize winners of the competition. [Registered 5 April 2023]

On 3 February 2020 I received a donation of £2,500 to my deputy leadership campaign from Kevin Hague, a private individual. I established that the donation was from a permissible donor and accepted it on 3 February 2020.

On 18 February 2020 I received a donation of £10,000 to my deputy leadership campaign from GMB, the trade union, of 22 Stephenson Way, Euston, London, NW1 2HD. I established that the donation was from a permissible donor and accepted it on 18 February 2020.

On 23 November 2023 I attended the Scottish Politician of the Year Awards as a guest of Newsquest Media Group Ltd (a newspaper publisher of 194 Bath Street, Glasgow, G2 4HG) with hospitality provided at Prestonfield House, Priestfield Road, Edinburgh EH16 5UT. The cost of the hospitality amounts to £360. At the Awards I was named as the Politician of the Year and a donation of £950 was made by Newsquest Media Group Ltd to West Dunbartonshire Community Foodshare (a charity of Unit 21, Leven Valley Enterprise Centre, Castlehill Road, Dumbarton, G82 5BN) in my constituency. [Registered 13 December 2023]

The Dumbarton and the Vale of Leven Reporter and the Helensburgh Advertiser (Newsquest) (of Clyde Weekly Press, 1st Floor, Carus House, 201 Dumbarton Road, Clydebank, G81 4XJ) provided the printing associated with a Christmas Card Competition I held with local primary schools in 2017. The total in-kind donation from Newsquest was worth £618. Morrison Supermarket Dumbarton (of Hilmore House, Gain Lane, Bradford, BD 3 7DL) provided vouchers worth £100 for the prize winners of the competition.

Overseas visits

No registrable interests

Controlled transactions

No registrable interests

Heritable property

[Ceased interest removed from entry: 6 December 2023]

Interest in shares

No registrable interests

Voluntary

I am an unremunerated Director of Strathleven Regeneration Company.

On 19 November 2023 I attended the Scottish BAFTAs at DoubleTree by Hilton Glasgow Central as a guest of Channel 4 Television Corporation (of 124 Horseferry Road, London, SW1P 2TX). The cost of attendance was £258. [Registered 30 November 2023]

I am an unremunerated Honorary Vice-President of Energy Action Scotland.

On 12 September 2023 I was invited by Channel 4 Television Corporation (of 124 Horseferry Road, London SW1P 2TX) to attend the Scotland vs England 150th Anniversary Heritage match with hospitality provided at Hampden Park Letherby Drive, Glasgow G42 9BA. The cost for both the ticket and hospitality amounted to £478.00. [Registered 15 September 2023]

I am the unremunerated Honorary President of Dunbartonshire Disability Sports Club. I became Honorary President on 13 November 2013.

I am a Patron of Visions Schools Scotland. This is a partnership between the University of West of Scotland and the Holocaust Educational Trust, promoting excellence in the teaching of Holocaust education.

Recent Activity

What was said

What Jackie Baillie 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

Audit Scotland Report “NHS in Scotland 2023”

Jackie Baillie (Dumbarton) (Lab): "Scotland’s national health service is directionless, risking patient safety and on the brink of breakdown. Those are not my words—that is Audit Scotland’s assessment of the NHS under the Scottish National Party…

Chamber meeting date: 22 February 2024

Points of Order

Jackie Baillie (Dumbarton) (Lab): "On a point of order, Presiding Officer. I seek your advice under chapter 9 of standing orders, following today’s publication of the stage 1 report on the National Care Service (Scotland) Bill…

Chamber meeting date: 20 February 2024

Scottish Ministers

Jackie Baillie (Dumbarton) (Lab): "I, too, pay tribute to Donald Cameron and welcome Tim Eagle to the Parliament. I say to Mr Eagle that he has big shoes to fill…

Chamber meeting date: 8 February 2024

Long Covid

Jackie Baillie (Dumbarton) (Lab): "A report from Washington University in St Louis found that those who had had Covid-19 had a 72 per cent increased risk of heart failure, a 63 per cent increased risk of heart attack and a 52 per cent increased risk of stroke, regardless of age…

Chamber meeting date: 7 February 2024

Fair Work (Progress Against Benchmarks)

8. Jackie Baillie (Dumbarton) (Lab): "To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on progress against the five fair work benchmarks in the national strategy for economic transformation. (S6O-03061)"

Votes

How Jackie Baillie has voted in Parliament

Find out how Jackie Baillie 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 voted against

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 abstained

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 Jackie Baillie has asked

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

Question ref. S6W-24941

Asked by: Baillie, Jackie, Dumbarton, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 22 February 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government when the workforce review in oncology will be published."

Answer expected on 7 March 2024

Question ref. S6W-24940

Asked by: Baillie, Jackie, Dumbarton, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 22 February 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the workforce review in oncology."

Answer expected on 7 March 2024

Question ref. S6W-25007

Asked by: Baillie, Jackie, Dumbarton, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 31 January 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government how many GP practices currently provide an online booking system for patients."

Answered by Neil Gray on 15 February 2024

Question ref. S6T-01788

Asked by: Baillie, Jackie, Dumbarton, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 5 February 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the reported recall of 150,000 women who were wrongly excluded from cervical cancer screening since 1997."

Taken in the Chamber on 6 February 2024

Question ref. S6W-24549

Asked by: Baillie, Jackie, Dumbarton, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 22 January 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government how much funding it has provided to train physician associates and anaesthesia associates in each of the last five financial years."

Answered by Michael Matheson on 1 February 2024

Question ref. S6W-24343

Asked by: Baillie, Jackie, Dumbarton, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 4 January 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government what its position is on how its Budget recognises the part that social care plays within Scotland’s communities as an investment in the overall health of the nation."

Answered by Maree Todd on 1 February 2024

Question ref. S6W-24338

Asked by: Baillie, Jackie, Dumbarton, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 4 January 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government what its position is on whether social care staff can reach pay equity with those in the public sector by the Fair Work Nation deadline of 2025, in light of it offering £12 per hour to not-for-profit social care and support staff in its Budget."

Answered by Maree Todd on 1 February 2024

Question ref. S6W-24339

Asked by: Baillie, Jackie, Dumbarton, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 4 January 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking through its Budget for staff, services and patients in relation to those in need of support who are waiting more than six weeks for a social care assessment due to the sector reportedly being under-resourced."

Answered by Maree Todd on 1 February 2024

Question ref. S6W-24340

Asked by: Baillie, Jackie, Dumbarton, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 4 January 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government what percentage of the current social care workforce is female."

Answered by Maree Todd on 1 February 2024

Question ref. S6O-03061

Asked by: Baillie, Jackie, Dumbarton, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 31 January 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on progress against the five fair work benchmarks in the National Strategy for Economic Transformation."

Taken in the Chamber on 7 February 2024

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