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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Jackson Carlaw

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for Eastwood (Constituency) 2016 - present day

Former MSP for West Scotland (Region) 2011 - 2016

Former MSP for West of Scotland (Region) 2007 - 2011

About Jackson Carlaw

Contact details

Contact online

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 6800
Text relay calls welcome.

Committees

Cross-party groups

Jackson is not a member of any cross-party groups

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Jackson has 2 parliamentary and government roles

Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body

Appointed Member

Conveners Group

Member

Party Roles

Jackson does not have any party roles

Previous roles

Jackson has had 20 previous roles

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

17 June 2021 - 23 June 2021

Citizen Participation and Public Petitions Committee

Member

19 August 2020 - 20 May 2021

Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body

Appointed Member

29 August 2017 - 04 May 2021

Presiding Officer's Advisory Group

Member

15 November 2016 - 04 September 2019

Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body

Appointed Member

29 September 2016 - 17 May 2018

Culture Tourism Europe and External Relations Committee

Member

08 June 2016 - 29 September 2016

Member

27 June 2012 - 23 March 2016

Health and Sport Committee

Substitute Member

01 February 2012 - 23 March 2016

Finance Committee

Substitute Member

27 June 2012 - 23 March 2016

Public Petitions Committee

Member

06 June 2013 - 11 December 2014

Standards Procedures and Public Appointments Committee

Substitute Member

18 June 2013 - 21 January 2014

Burrell Collection Lending and Borrowing Scotland Bill Committee

Deputy Convener

12 June 2013 - 18 June 2013

Burrell Collection Lending and Borrowing Scotland Bill Committee

Member

16 November 2011 - 02 May 2012

Health and Sport Committee

Member

01 June 2011 - 16 November 2011

Infrastructure and Capital Investment Committee

Member

27 June 2007 - 22 March 2011

European and External Relations Committee

Substitute Member

26 May 2010 - 22 March 2011

Transport Infrastructure and Climate Change Committee

Member

03 February 2010 - 20 January 2011

Forth Crossing Bill Committee

Convener

13 November 2008 - 19 July 2010

Review of SPCB Supported Bodies Committee

Member

13 June 2007 - 26 May 2010

Subordinate Legislation Committee

Member

27 January 2010 - 03 February 2010

Forth Crossing Bill Committee

Member

Register of interests

Jackson'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 Jackson Carlaw. The date of their initial statement was 14 May 2021.

Remuneration and related undertaking

No registrable interests

Gifts

On 15 January 2020 I received a donation of £5,000 to my leadership campaign from Mr James Stewart, a private individual. I established that the donation was from a permissible donor and accepted it on 15 January 2020.

On 15 January 2020 I received a donation of £5,000 to my leadership campaign from Mr Alan Massie, a private individual. I established that the donation was from a permissible donor and accepted it on 15 January 2020.

On 15 January 2020 I received a donation of £10,000 to my leadership campaign from Peak Scientific (Company number SC175368), a manufacturer of electric motors, generators and transformers (of Inchinnan Bus Park, Renfrew, PA4 9RE). I established that the donation was from a permissible donor and accepted it on 15 January 2020.

Overseas visits

From 12 August to 17 August 2018 I participated in a visit, by the Cross-Party Group Building Bridges with Israel, to Israel and the Palestinian Territories. During the course of the visit the CPG travelled extensively across Israel and in addition visited the Occupied Palestinian Territories. I met with many organisations and individuals to hear and discuss issues of concern and areas for possible future engagement. The costs of my visit were met by the Embassy of Israel in the United Kingdom (MFA) (of 2 Palace Green, Kensington, London W8 4QB) and in respect of my travel, accommodation and hospitality are estimated to be of the value of £2,200.

Controlled transactions

No registrable interests

Heritable property

No registrable interests

Interest in shares

No registrable interests

Voluntary

From 8 to 10 April 2018 I visited the European Parliament in Brussels. During this visit I met with MEPs, members of UKREP and others in connection with the ongoing Brexit negotiations and other matters of interest. Contributory support towards costs arising from travel, accommodation and hospitality in respect of this visit were made by the ECR (European Conservative and Reformists) within the European Parliament to a value of £500.

Recent Activity

What was said

What Jackson Carlaw 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: 23 June 2021

United Kingdom-Australia Free Trade Agreement (Whisky)

8. Jackson Carlaw (Eastwood) (Con): "To ask the Scottish Government what its response is to the announcement that the United Kingdom-Australia free trade agreement will remove tariffs of up to 5 per cent on Scotch whisky. (S6O-00056)"

Chamber meeting date: 23 June 2021

Green Employment

Jackson Carlaw (Eastwood) (Con): "I thought that you were going to say that time was up, Presiding Officer."

Citizen Participation and Public Petitions Committee meeting date: 23 June 2021

Interests

Jackson Carlaw (Eastwood) (Con): "I confirm that I have no relevant interests to declare."

Citizen Participation and Public Petitions Committee meeting date: 23 June 2021

Work Programme

The Convener: "Item 4 is consideration of our work programme in outline. There are two or three decisions that it would be useful for us to take…

Citizen Participation and Public Petitions Committee meeting date: 23 June 2021

Deputy Convener

The Convener (Jackson Carlaw): "Thank you, Bill. I begin by paying tribute to the immediate past conveners of the committee—Johann Lamont, Michael McMahon and David Stewart—all of whom I had the pleasure of working with in different ways…

Votes

How Jackson Carlaw has voted in Parliament

Find out how Jackson Carlaw has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6 SP Bill 1 Amendment 11 24 June 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, June 24, 2021

Result 30 for, 90 against, 0 abstained, 9 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-00479

Coronavirus (Extension and Expiry) (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: John Swinney, Perthshire North, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Supported by: George Adam
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, June 24, 2021

Result 90 for, 32 against, 0 abstained, 7 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6 SP Bill 1 Amendment 13

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, June 24, 2021

Result 59 for, 61 against, 0 abstained, 9 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6 SP Bill 1 Amendment 14

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, June 24, 2021

Result 61 for, 60 against, 0 abstained, 8 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6 SP Bill 1 Amendment 11 23 June 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Result 33 for, 88 against, 0 abstained, 8 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motions

Written questions

Written questions Jackson Carlaw 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-00918

Asked by: Carlaw, Jackson, Eastwood, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21 June 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what communication it has had with the (a) UK Government and (b) Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) regarding the possible future use of the drug, ivermectin, to treat COVID-19 patients."

Answered by: Humza Yousaf on 22 July 2021

Question ref. S6W-00920

Asked by: Carlaw, Jackson, Eastwood, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21 June 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how many independent contractors, including GPs, dentists, optometrists and pharmacists, are fulfilling the role of vaccinator in the COVID-19 vaccination programme, and what percentage of the total vaccination workforce is comprised of independent contractors, broken down by NHS board area."

Answered by: Humza Yousaf on 22 July 2021

Question ref. S6W-01616

Asked by: Carlaw, Jackson, Eastwood, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 20 July 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what its position is on the breakdown of the reported most common COVID-19 symptoms into the categories, fully-vaccinated, in receipt of one-dose of the vaccination and unvaccinated, as set out in the research-based ZOE COVID study, which was published on 23 June 2021."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-00919

Asked by: Carlaw, Jackson, Eastwood, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21 June 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what assessment it has made of the research studies and clinical trials that have taken place in a number of countries to determine whether ivermectin could be used to treat COVID-19."

Answered by: Humza Yousaf on 14 July 2021

Question ref. S6W-01369

Asked by: Carlaw, Jackson, Eastwood, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12 July 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what consideration it has given to lifting the temporary suspension of the breast screening self-referral service for women aged 70 and over where an individual has a family history of breast cancer."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-00631

Asked by: Carlaw, Jackson, Eastwood, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 14 June 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what guidance it provides to local authorities on how they should process school applications from parents returning to Scotland after spending a period overseas in the role of crown servants."

Answered by: Shirley-Anne Somerville on 7 July 2021

Question ref. S6W-00632

Asked by: Carlaw, Jackson, Eastwood, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 14 June 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it has considered introducing an equivalent provision in Scotland to paragraph 2…

Answered by: Shirley-Anne Somerville on 7 July 2021

Question ref. S6W-01205

Asked by: Carlaw, Jackson, Eastwood, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 5 July 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what its position is on introducing an NHS app that will allow people who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to download proof of their status."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-00990

Asked by: Carlaw, Jackson, Eastwood, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22 June 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether indoor, close contact music lessons can take place under COVID-19 restriction level (a) 0, (b) 1 and (c) 2 provided the household and person limits are not exceeded and if music tutors are permitted to make use of instruments in another person's home for teaching purposes."

Answered by: Jenny Gilruth on 5 July 2021

Question ref. S6W-01176

Asked by: Carlaw, Jackson, Eastwood, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 2 July 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what plans it has to publish a new workforce plan at this stage in the COVID-19 vaccination programme and whether any such document would include proposals to reduce the presence of independent contractors in delivering vaccines."

Awaiting answer

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