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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

Twitter: @Jackson_Carlaw

Facebook: Jackson's facebook

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 6800
Text relay calls welcome.

Contact at local office

Spiersbridge House
1 Spiersbridge Way
Thornliebank
G46 8NG

Phone: 0141 465 6611
Text relay calls welcome.

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

Committees

Jackson is not a member of any committees

Cross-party groups

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Jackson has 2 parliamentary and government roles

Conveners Group

Member

Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body

Appointed 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

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

Member

08 June 2016 - 29 September 2016

Member

27 June 2012 - 23 March 2016

Substitute Member

27 June 2012 - 23 March 2016

Member

01 February 2012 - 23 March 2016

Substitute Member

06 June 2013 - 11 December 2014

Substitute Member

18 June 2013 - 21 January 2014

Deputy Convener

12 June 2013 - 18 June 2013

Member

16 November 2011 - 02 May 2012

Member

01 June 2011 - 16 November 2011

Member

27 June 2007 - 22 March 2011

Substitute Member

26 May 2010 - 22 March 2011

Member

03 February 2010 - 20 January 2011

Convener

13 November 2008 - 19 July 2010

Member

13 June 2007 - 26 May 2010

Member

27 January 2010 - 03 February 2010

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 £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.

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 £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.

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: 16 June 2022

Members’ Expenses Scheme (Funding for Legal Services)

Jackson Carlaw (Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body): "I begin by acknowledging that I understand the particular circumstance that Brian Whittle has been facing as an MSP, and the discussions that he has had with me and the corporate body, which remain on-going…

Chamber meeting date: 16 June 2022

Members’ Expenses Scheme (Funding for Legal Services)

Jackson Carlaw (Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body): "I begin by acknowledging that I understand the particular circumstance that Brian Whittle has been facing as an MSP, and the discussions that he has had with me and the corporate body, which remain on-going…

Citizen Participation and Public Petitions Committee meeting date: 15 June 2022

Participatory and Deliberative Democracy

The Convener (Jackson Carlaw): "Good morning. I welcome everyone to the 11th meeting in 2022 of the Citizen Participation and Public Petitions Committee…

Citizen Participation and Public Petitions Committee meeting date: 15 June 2022

Women’s Health Services (Caithness and Sutherland) (PE1924)

The Convener: "Welcome back. Agenda item 2 is consideration of continued petitions. Members will recall that, at our meeting on 8 June, we held a round-table discussion that embraced four petitions related to rural healthcare…

Citizen Participation and Public Petitions Committee meeting date: 15 June 2022

Smoking Ban and Vaping Strategy (PE1932)

The Convener: "We now move to new petitions, the first of which is PE1932, which is entitled “Ban smoking in Scotland and develop a strategy for vaping”. The petition was lodged by Doug Mutter on behalf of VPZ…

Votes

How Jackson Carlaw has voted in Parliament

Find out how Jackson Carlaw has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6M-05254

Business Programme

Submitted by: George Adam, Paisley, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Result 63 for, 47 against, 0 abstained, 19 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-05235.3

Northern Ireland Protocol Bill

Submitted by: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Supported by: Paul Sweeney
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Result 85 for, 25 against, 0 abstained, 19 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-05254.1

Business Programme

Submitted by: Stephen Kerr, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Supported by: Jeremy Balfour, Miles Briggs, Alexander Burnett, Donald Cameron, Jackson Carlaw, Finlay Carson, Sharon Dowey, Russell Findlay, Murdo Fraser, Meghan Gallacher, Maurice Golden, Pam Gosal, Jamie Greene, Dr. Sandesh Gulhane, Jamie Halcro Johnston, Rachael Hamilton, Craig Hoy, Liam Kerr, Dean Lockhart, Douglas Lumsden, Edward Mountain, Oliver Mundell, Douglas Ross, Graham Simpson, Liz Smith, Alexander Stewart, Sue Webber, Annie Wells, Tess White, Brian Whittle
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Result 47 for, 63 against, 0 abstained, 19 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-05154

Fireworks and Pyrotechnic Articles (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: Ash Regan, Edinburgh Eastern, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, June 21, 2022

Supported by: Keith Brown
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Result 84 for, 0 against, 25 abstained, 20 no vote

MSP abstained

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-05235.2

Northern Ireland Protocol Bill

Submitted by: Donald Cameron, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Result 25 for, 85 against, 0 abstained, 19 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-09633

Asked by: Carlaw, Jackson, Eastwood, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 5 July 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what progress it has made in its work with local authorities on the assessments to be undertaken by each local authority in determining the particular streets and locations that should be exempt from pavement parking prohibition when it takes effect."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-09631

Asked by: Carlaw, Jackson, Eastwood, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 5 July 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the work of Transport Scotland in preparing the regulations under the Transport (Scotland) Act 2019 regarding pavement parking prohibition, including when it expects the regulations to be laid for consideration by the Parliament."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-09632

Asked by: Carlaw, Jackson, Eastwood, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 5 July 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the confirmed date for when local authorities will have the formal authority to prohibit pavement parking."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-09057

Asked by: Carlaw, Jackson, Eastwood, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10 June 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what progress it has made on finalising contracts for mesh-injured women to receive treatment from Dr Dionysios Veronikis in the United States, and whether it will confirm the date for when this process is expected to successfully conclude."

Answered by: Humza Yousaf on 30 June 2022

Question ref. S6W-09058

Asked by: Carlaw, Jackson, Eastwood, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10 June 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what its response is to reports stating that it is only planning to facilitate the treatment of 15 mesh-injured women from Scotland in the United States by the mesh removal surgeon, Dr Dionysios Veronikis."

Answered by: Humza Yousaf on 29 June 2022

Question ref. S6W-08082

Asked by: Carlaw, Jackson, Eastwood, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 14 April 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on how many of Scotland’s universities and colleges have formally adopted the IHRA definition on antisemitism, and what steps it is taking to encourage more higher education providers to endorse this definition."

Answered by: Jamie Hepburn on 10 May 2022

Question ref. S6W-07508

Asked by: Carlaw, Jackson, Eastwood, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22 March 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S6W-01369 by Maree Todd on 30 July 2021, whether it will provide an update on when the temporary suspension of the breast screening self-referral service for all women aged 71 and over is expected to be lifted."

Answered by: Maree Todd on 4 April 2022

Question ref. S6W-07057

Asked by: Carlaw, Jackson, Eastwood, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 4 March 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what its position is on facilitating care for people, who are living with an eating disorder, at specialist centres in other parts of the UK, when treatment provided by NHS Scotland has not improved a patient's health in the long term."

Answered by: Kevin Stewart on 21 March 2022

Question ref. S6W-05881

Asked by: Carlaw, Jackson, Eastwood, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 25 January 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what communication it has had with (a) East Renfrewshire Council and (b) other local authorities about (i) any financial support that will be made available and (ii) the process for delivering such funding to close contact service businesses, including hairdressers and beauticians, that have been impacted by the…

Answered by: Kate Forbes on 8 February 2022

Question ref. S6W-05880

Asked by: Carlaw, Jackson, Eastwood, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 25 January 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government when it will confirm and publish on its website the (a) application process and (b) eligibility criteria for support for close contact service businesses, including hairdressers and beauticians, that have been impacted by the restrictions put in place in response to the Omicron variant of COVID-19, and how much…

Answered by: Kate Forbes on 8 February 2022

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