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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

Committees

Jackson is not a member of any 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

Presiding Officer's Advisory Group

Member

Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body

Appointed Member

Party Roles

Jackson does not have any party roles

Previous roles

Jackson has had 24 previous roles

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

14 February 2020 - 30 July 2020

Party Leader

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

29 August 2019 - 14 February 2020

Interim Leader

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

15 November 2016 - 04 September 2019

Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body

Appointed Member

19 May 2016 - 03 September 2019

Deputy Party Leader

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

19 May 2016 - 03 September 2019

Party Spokesperson on Europe and External Relations

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

22 October 2018 - 02 May 2019

Interim Leader

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

29 September 2016 - 17 May 2018

Culture Tourism Europe and External Relations Committee

Member

19 May 2016 - 28 June 2017

Party Spokesperson on Culture

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

19 May 2016 - 28 June 2017

Party Spokesperson on Tourism

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

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 31 May 2016.

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. [Registered 12 February 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. [Registered 12 February 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. [Registered 12 February 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. [Registered 21 August 2018]

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. [Registered 18 April 2018]

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.

Public Petitions Committee meeting date: 24 March 2021

Polypropylene Mesh Medical Devices (PE1517)

Jackson Carlaw (Eastwood) (Con): "Thank you, convener, for your engagement with the petition in the course of this parliamentary session…

Chamber meeting date: 4 March 2021

Legal Advice

Jackson Carlaw (Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body): "Before I answer that, I note the presence of David Stewart and Sandra White, who are attending their final SPCB question time…

Chamber meeting date: 25 February 2021

Mesh Implant Surgeries (Case Record Review)

6. Jackson Carlaw (Eastwood) (Con): "To ask the First Minister what the anticipated outcomes and timetable are for the case record review into mesh implant surgeries, which is being led, as moderator, by Professor Alison Britton. (S5F-04844)"

Chamber meeting date: 25 February 2021

Budget (Scotland) (No 5) Bill: Stage 1

Jackson Carlaw (Eastwood) (Con): "On a point of order—"

Public Petitions Committee meeting date: 10 February 2021

Polypropylene Mesh Medical Devices (PE1517)

Jackson Carlaw (Eastwood) (Con): "The petition has both international and national significance. I understand that it has been running since the previous session of Parliament, when I was a member of the Public Petitions Committee…

Votes

How Jackson Carlaw has voted in Parliament

Find out how Jackson Carlaw has voted recently.

Motion ref. S5M-24270

Dogs (Protection of Livestock) (Amendment) (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: Emma Harper, South Scotland, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, March 24, 2021

Result 120 for, 0 against, 0 abstained, 9 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-24292

Motion of No Confidence

Submitted by: Ruth Davidson, Edinburgh Central, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Thursday, March 4, 2021

Supported by: Jeremy Balfour, Bill Bowman, Miles Briggs, Alexander Burnett, Donald Cameron, Jackson Carlaw, Peter Chapman, Maurice Corry, Murdo Fraser, Maurice Golden, Jamie Greene, Jamie Halcro Johnston, Rachael Hamilton, Alison Harris, Liam Kerr, Gordon Lindhurst, Dean Lockhart, Tom Mason, Margaret Mitchell, Edward Mountain, Oliver Mundell, John Scott, Graham Simpson, Liz Smith, Alexander Stewart, Adam Tomkins, Annie Wells, Brian Whittle
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, March 23, 2021

Result 31 for, 65 against, 27 abstained, 6 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S5M-24271

Tied Pubs (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: Neil Bibby, West Scotland, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, March 23, 2021

Result 111 for, 0 against, 0 abstained, 18 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-24238

European Charter of Local Self-Government (Incorporation) (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Independent. Date lodged: Thursday, February 25, 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, March 23, 2021

Result 114 for, 0 against, 0 abstained, 15 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-24396.1

National Mission to Reduce Drug Deaths and Harms

Submitted by: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Supported by: Donald Cameron
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, March 18, 2021

Result 43 for, 69 against, 1 abstained, 16 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. S5W-35933

Asked by: Carlaw, Jackson, Eastwood, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 11 March 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what consideration it has given to the NHS National Services Scotland (NSS) purchasing respirator hoods and stealth masks for dentists who are unable to be face fit tested for FFP3 masks, so that they can continue to undertake aerosol-generating procedures, and what assessment it has made of the costs of doing so."

Answered by: Jeane Freeman on 24 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-35876

Asked by: Carlaw, Jackson, Eastwood, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 9 March 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S5W-33642 by Jeane Freeman on 16 December 2020, whether it will provide a breakdown of the reasons given for applications to the mesh fund being declined."

Answered by: Jeane Freeman on 23 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-35873

Asked by: Carlaw, Jackson, Eastwood, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 9 March 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how many road traffic incidents there have been in each local authority area in each year since 2016-17, also broken down by the number of incidents where it was recorded that an animal was (a) injured and (b) killed."

Answered by: Michael Matheson on 23 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-35875

Asked by: Carlaw, Jackson, Eastwood, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 9 March 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S5W-33642 by Jeane Freeman on 16 December 2020, whether it will provide an update regarding the number of applications that have been made to the mesh fund, broken down by how many (a) have been approved, (b) have been declined and (c) are yet to be processed."

Answered by: Jeane Freeman on 19 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-35874

Asked by: Carlaw, Jackson, Eastwood, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 9 March 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how many requests for face covering exemption cards have been received, broken down by local authority area, and how many (a) have been approved, (b) have been declined and (c) are yet to be processed."

Answered by: Jeane Freeman on 19 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-35796

Asked by: Carlaw, Jackson, Eastwood, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 9 March 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what consideration it has given to amending its COVID-19 guidance to exempt people who have a face covering exemption card from wearing a face covering when they are required to travel in the same vehicle as a carer, who does not reside at the same address, and social distancing cannot be maintained, and what its…

Answered by: Jeane Freeman on 19 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-35932

Asked by: Carlaw, Jackson, Eastwood, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10 March 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how many claims have been made to Revenue Scotland for a repayment of the Additional Dwelling Supplement in each year since 2016, and how many of the requests have been (a) accepted and (b) declined."

Answered by: Ivan McKee on 19 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-35740

Asked by: Carlaw, Jackson, Eastwood, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 4 March 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how many universities and colleges have formally adopted the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance definition of antisemitism, and what steps it is taking to encourage more higher education providers to endorse this definition."

Answered by: Richard Lochhead on 18 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-34918

Asked by: Carlaw, Jackson, Eastwood, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 3 February 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government, in situations where a couple live together in the same household and have a child less than a year old, but where one parent is required to spend periods of time away for essential work-related reasons, whether the parent caring for the child at home by themselves is permitted to form an extended household for the…

Answered by: John Swinney on 5 February 2021

Question ref. S5W-34917

Asked by: Carlaw, Jackson, Eastwood, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 3 February 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether families with a child less than a year old, where the parents live together in the same household, are allowed to form an extended household during the current lockdown, and what the reasons are for its position on this matter."

Answered by: John Swinney on 5 February 2021

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