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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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James Dornan

Scottish National Party

MSP for Glasgow Cathcart (Constituency) 2011 - present day

About James Dornan

Contact details

Contact online

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 5682
Text relay calls welcome.

Committees

Cross-party groups

James is not a member of any cross-party groups

Parliamentary and Government Roles

James does not have any parliamentary or government roles

Party Roles

James does not have any party roles

Previous roles

James has had 24 previous roles

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

12 September 2018 - 04 May 2021

Local Government and Communities Committee

Convener

25 February 2020 - 04 May 2021

Social Security Committee

Substitute Member

12 September 2018 - 04 May 2021

Conveners Group

Member

06 September 2018 - 12 September 2018

Local Government and Communities Committee

Member

15 June 2016 - 06 September 2018

Education and Skills Committee

Convener

15 June 2016 - 06 September 2018

Conveners Group

Member

08 June 2016 - 15 June 2016

Education and Skills Committee

Member

27 November 2014 - 23 March 2016

Education and Culture Committee

Substitute Member

20 January 2016 - 23 March 2016

Standards Procedures and Public Appointments Committee

Substitute Member

05 November 2015 - 27 January 2016

Infrastructure and Capital Investment Committee

Substitute Member

25 June 2015 - 26 January 2016

Pentland Hills Regional Park Boundary Bill Committee

Convener

22 September 2015 - 17 December 2015

Interests of Members of the Scottish Parliament Amendment Bill Committee

Member

27 November 2014 - 05 November 2015

Infrastructure and Capital Investment Committee

Member

08 January 2015 - 05 November 2015

Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee

Substitute Member

17 June 2015 - 24 June 2015

Pentland Hills Regional Park Boundary Bill Committee

Member

18 September 2012 - 27 November 2014

Public Audit Committee

Member

19 June 2013 - 26 June 2014

City of Edinburgh Council Portobello Park Bill Committee

Deputy Convener

10 January 2013 - 27 June 2013

Equal Opportunities Committee

Substitute Member

29 May 2013 - 19 June 2013

City of Edinburgh Council Portobello Park Bill Committee

Member

23 January 2013 - 23 May 2013

National Trust for Scotland Governance etc Bill Committee

Member

07 March 2012 - 18 September 2012

Local Government and Regeneration Committee

Member

14 June 2011 - 18 September 2012

Subordinate Legislation Committee

Deputy Convener

23 June 2011 - 07 March 2012

Finance Committee

Substitute Member

01 June 2011 - 14 June 2011

Subordinate Legislation Committee

Member

Register of interests

James'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 James Dornan. The date of their initial statement was 14 May 2021.

Remuneration and related undertaking

No registrable interests

Gifts

No registrable interests

Overseas visits

No registrable interests

Controlled transactions

No registrable interests

Heritable property

No registrable interests

Interest in shares

No registrable interests

Voluntary

No registrable interests

Recent Activity

What was said

What James Dornan 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: 15 June 2021

Covid-19

James Dornan (Glasgow Cathcart) (SNP): "The First Minister spoke about this in an earlier response, but does she think that the UK Government’s delay in tightening the borders contributed to the delta variant getting loose in the UK?"

Chamber meeting date: 10 June 2021

Justice System

James Dornan (Glasgow Cathcart) (SNP): "I am grateful for the opportunity to speak in this debate on the post-pandemic recovery, renewal and transformation of justice. I will add to my colleagues’ impassioned words on justice a few observations of my own…

Chamber meeting date: 9 June 2021

Oil and Gas and Energy Transition Strategic Leadership Group

7. James Dornan (Glasgow Cathcart) (SNP): "Thank you, Deputy Presiding Officer, and welcome to your new position. To ask the Scottish Government when the most recent meeting of the oil and gas and energy transition strategic leadership group was held. (S6O-00007)"

Chamber meeting date: 1 June 2021

Covid-19

James Dornan (Glasgow Cathcart) (SNP): "In light of the news that the Janssen one-dose vaccine has been approved for use in the UK, can the First Minister indicate whether vaccination centres in Scotland will use it and who is most likely to have priority to receive it?"

Chamber meeting date: 1 June 2021

Homicide Law

James Dornan (Glasgow Cathcart) (SNP): "I have long campaigned for the elimination of violence against women and girls, and the cabinet secretary will be aware of the campaigns led by my incredibly brave, determined and focused constituent, Fiona Drouet…

Votes

How James Dornan has voted in Parliament

Find out how James Dornan has voted recently.

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 for

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 against

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 against

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6 SP Bill 1 Amendment 22

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

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

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6 SP Bill 1 Amendment 11

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

Result 59 for, 117 against, 0 abstained, 6 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motions

Written questions

Written questions James Dornan 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-00743

Asked by: Dornan, James, Glasgow Cathcart, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 15 June 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the work that it is carrying out to deal with sexual abuse in schools and colleges, in light of Ofsted’s review of this issue in England."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5W-32364

Asked by: Dornan, James, Glasgow Cathcart, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 7 October 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on its Programme for Government commitment to publish jointly with COSLA an updated Ending Homelessness Together action plan."

Answered by: Kevin Stewart on 8 October 2020

Question ref. S5W-30722

Asked by: Dornan, James, Glasgow Cathcart, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 15 July 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government what progress it has made toward extending Fair Start Scotland provision following the end of the current contract period, given the importance of employability support in responding to the COVID-19 crisis."

Answered by: Jamie Hepburn on 16 July 2020

Question ref. S5W-29186

Asked by: Dornan, James, Glasgow Cathcart, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18 May 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government at what stage it is in its planning for delivering education in the event of a second wave of COVID-19 later in 2020."

Answered by: John Swinney on 1 June 2020

Question ref. S5W-28177

Asked by: Dornan, James, Glasgow Cathcart, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 31 March 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government what impact COVID-19 will have on the delivery of (a) the 50,000 affordable homes target by the end of this parliamentary session, (b) fuel poverty targets and (c) energy efficiency measures."

Answered by: Kevin Stewart on 3 April 2020

Question ref. S5O-04325

Asked by: Dornan, James, Glasgow Cathcart, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18 March 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government what progress is being made with public sector housebuilding in Glasgow."

Answered by: Kevin Stewart on 26 March 2020

Question ref. S5O-04303

Asked by: Dornan, James, Glasgow Cathcart, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11 March 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government what funding is available to local authorities and charities for urban planting programmes."

Answered by: Fergus Ewing on 19 March 2020

Question ref. S5W-26742

Asked by: Dornan, James, Glasgow Cathcart, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17 December 2019

"To ask the Scottish Government when the new first-time buyer scheme will be launched."

Answered by: Kevin Stewart on 18 December 2019

Question ref. S5O-03592

Asked by: Dornan, James, Glasgow Cathcart, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18 September 2019

"To ask the Scottish Government how the Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Act 2018 tackles coercive and controlling behaviour."

Answered by: Humza Yousaf on 26 September 2019

Question ref. S5W-23291

Asked by: Dornan, James, Glasgow Cathcart, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20 May 2019

"To ask the Scottish Government how the CashBack for Communities programme supports projects that aim to tackle sectarianism."

Answered by: Humza Yousaf on 4 June 2019

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