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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

X (previously known as 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

Cross-party groups

Jackson is a member of 8 cross-party groups

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

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Building Bridges with Israel

Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Chronic Pain

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on End of Life Choices

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Gardening and Horticulture

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on India

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Scottish Showmen's Guild

Deputy Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Taiwan

Member

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

European and External Relations Committee

Member

27 June 2012 - 23 March 2016

Health and Sport Committee

Substitute Member

27 June 2012 - 23 March 2016

Public Petitions Committee

Member

01 February 2012 - 23 March 2016

Finance Committee

Substitute 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 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.

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.

From 4 July to 8 July 2022 I visited Munich and Berlin, Germany, as part of a cross-Party delegation from the Scottish Parliament, meeting Parliamentarians, public officials and business representatives, as a guest of the Hanns Seidel Foundation. The costs of the visit, including travel, accommodation, meals and translation services amounted to £1460 and were paid by the Hanns Seidel Foundation (a political research foundation of Munich, Germany). [Registered 3 August 2022]

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.

On 26 August 2022, my wife and I were guests of Air Vice Marshall Ross Thomson and the RAF (Royal Air Force, 25 Learmonth Terrace, Edinburgh EH4 1NZ) at a performance of the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo. The estimated value of the hospitality received was £773. [Registered 20 September 2022]

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.

Citizen Participation and Public Petitions Committee meeting date: 15 May 2024

Decision on Taking Business in Private

The Convener (Jackson Carlaw): "Good morning, and welcome to the ninth meeting in 2024 of the Citizen Participation and Public Petitions Committee. The first item on our agenda is, customarily, a decision on taking business in private. Are members content to take item 4 in private…

Citizen Participation and Public Petitions Committee meeting date: 15 May 2024

High-caffeine Products (PE1919)

The Convener: "Under our second item, we will continue consideration of petitions that we have considered previously…

Citizen Participation and Public Petitions Committee meeting date: 15 May 2024

Concessionary Bus Travel Scheme (Asylum Seekers) (PE2028)

The Convener: "Petition PE2028, which was lodged by Pinar Aksu, on behalf of Maryhill Integration Network, and Doaa Abuamer, on behalf of the VOICES Network, calls on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to extend the current concessionary travel scheme to include all people who are seeking asylum in Scotland, regardless of age. We are joined…

Citizen Participation and Public Petitions Committee meeting date: 15 May 2024

Venice Biennale 2024 (PE2030)

The Convener: "PE2030, which was lodged by Denise Hooper, calls on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to review the cultural funding that it provides to the Scotland + Venice project and ensure that Scottish artists can contribute to the Venice biennale in 2024. When we previously considered the petition at our meeting on 20 September 2023,…

Citizen Participation and Public Petitions Committee meeting date: 15 May 2024

New Petitions

The Convener: "That brings us to the consideration of new petitions…

Votes

How Jackson Carlaw has voted in Parliament

Find out how Jackson Carlaw has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6M-13365

Michael Matheson Resignation

Submitted by: Douglas Ross, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Result 68 for, 55 against, 0 abstained, 6 did not vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-13365.1

Michael Matheson Resignation

Submitted by: Jackie Baillie, Dumbarton, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Result 116 for, 0 against, 7 abstained, 6 did not vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-13365.2

Michael Matheson Resignation

Submitted by: Patrick Harvie, Glasgow, Scottish Green Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Result 68 for, 55 against, 0 abstained, 6 did not vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-13368

Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee's 1st Report, 2024 (Session 6)

Submitted by: Martin Whitfield, South Scotland, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Thursday, May 23, 2024

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Result 64 for, 0 against, 63 abstained, 2 did not vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-13368.1

Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee's 1st Report, 2024 (Session 6)

Submitted by: Kate Forbes, Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Supported by: Tom Arthur, Richard Lochhead
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Result 68 for, 56 against, 2 abstained, 3 did not vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motions

Questions

Questions Jackson Carlaw has asked

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

Question ref. S6O-03526

Asked by: Carlaw, Jackson, Eastwood, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 29 May 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government what support it is providing to Police Scotland to tackle violent crimes in local communities."

Taken in the Chamber on 5 June 2024

Question ref. S6W-26736

Asked by: Carlaw, Jackson, Eastwood, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 8 April 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S6W-26211 by Neil Gray on 2 April 2024, whether the total of 19 positions that have reportedly been advertised on the recruitment portal, Oriel, for August 2024, is the maximum number of radiology training places for 2024, and, if this is the case, for what reason the number of…

Answered by Neil Gray on 26 April 2024

Question ref. S6W-26211

Asked by: Carlaw, Jackson, Eastwood, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 15 March 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government what the total number of radiology training places has been in financial year (a) 2019-20, (b) 2020-21, (c) 2021-22, (d) 2022-23 and (e) 2023-24."

Answered by Neil Gray on 2 April 2024

Question ref. S6W-26051

Asked by: Carlaw, Jackson, Eastwood, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 8 March 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it can confirm whether the parents of adults with learning disabilities may be required to meet costs of around £720 to successfully renew guardianship orders."

Answered by Maree Todd on 22 March 2024

Question ref. S6W-26054

Asked by: Carlaw, Jackson, Eastwood, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 8 March 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government what advice it offers to local authorities in relation to circumstances in which a family requests support from a local authority social care service to protect the welfare and financial interests of a loved one because they have not been able to renew a guardianship order due to any cost barriers."

Answered by Maree Todd on 22 March 2024

Question ref. S6W-26053

Asked by: Carlaw, Jackson, Eastwood, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 8 March 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government, in the event that a person is unable to meet the financial costs of renewing a guardianship order for a family member, what support is available to safeguard the welfare and financial interests of the family member."

Answered by Maree Todd on 22 March 2024

Question ref. S6W-26050

Asked by: Carlaw, Jackson, Eastwood, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 8 March 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government how many applications were made to renew guardianship orders in financial year (a) 2019-20, (b) 2020-21, (c) 2021-22, (d) 2022-23 and (e) 2023-24 to date; of these, how many (i) were successful, (ii) were unsuccessful and (iii) are still to be decided, and whether it can provide a breakdown of these figures in…

Answered by Maree Todd on 22 March 2024

Question ref. S6W-26052

Asked by: Carlaw, Jackson, Eastwood, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 8 March 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government what the (a) maximum, (b) minimum and (c) average cost was for a person to renew a guardianship order in the last five financial years."

Answered by Maree Todd on 22 March 2024

Question ref. S6W-26055

Asked by: Carlaw, Jackson, Eastwood, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 8 March 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government whether financial support, in the form of legal aid, can be awarded to families to help meet the costs associated with the renewal of guardianship orders for parents of adult children with learning disabilities."

Answered by Maree Todd on 22 March 2024

Question ref. S6W-25893

Asked by: Carlaw, Jackson, Eastwood, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 29 February 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government what its position is on whether the 21 recommendations set out in the Transvaginal Mesh Case Record Review by Professor Alison Britton are now fully embedded within healthcare services in Scotland."

Answered by Jenni Minto on 13 March 2024

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