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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

Twitter: @glasgowcathcart

Facebook: James's facebook

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 5682
Text relay calls welcome.

Contact at their Constituency

Clincarthill Parish Church
1220 Cathcart Road, Mount Florida,
Glasgow
G42 9EU

Phone: 0141 632 5238
Text relay calls welcome.

Committees

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

20 January 2016 - 23 March 2016

Standards Procedures and Public Appointments Committee

Substitute Member

27 November 2014 - 23 March 2016

Education and Culture 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: 30 November 2021

Deaths in Prison Custody

James Dornan (Glasgow Cathcart) (SNP): "Inaudible.—will be taken forward regarding the—"

Chamber meeting date: 18 November 2021

Economic Growth

8. James Dornan (Glasgow Cathcart) (SNP): "To ask the Scottish Government what it considers to be the underlying strengths of any economic growth in Scotland. (S6O-00403)"

Education, Children and Young People Committee meeting date: 17 November 2021

Additional Support Needs and Care Experienced Young People (Impact of Covid-19)

James Dornan (Glasgow Cathcart) (SNP): "I suspect this session might be a wee bit shorter than the last one, then…

Education, Children and Young People Committee meeting date: 10 November 2021

Upper Secondary Education and Student Assessment

James Dornan (Glasgow Cathcart) (SNP): "Professor Stobart, given Oliver Mundell’s ludicrous and fairly insulting assertions about your qualifications and work history, will you confirm again for the record that you have no intention of suggesting that we scrap exams totally—you have made it quite clear that there is a place for exams—and that your suggestions are about the place for…

Education, Children and Young People Committee meeting date: 3 November 2021

Pre-Budget Scrutiny 2022-23

James Dornan (Glasgow Cathcart) (SNP): "I will ask a couple of questions about the Christie commission. The Auditor General talked about the pandemic. How has it led to “delivering ‘Christie’ at scale”? What are the lessons to be learned in policy approaches?"

Votes

How James Dornan has voted in Parliament

Find out how James Dornan has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6M-02326

Action on Active Ventilation in Schools

Submitted by: Michael Marra, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Monday, November 29, 2021

Supported by: Paul Sweeney, Martin Whitfield
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Result 65 for, 54 against, 0 abstained, 10 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-02327.1

Protecting Patient Safety at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital

Submitted by: Douglas Ross, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Result 54 for, 64 against, 0 abstained, 11 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-02326.1

Action on Active Ventilation in Schools

Submitted by: Shirley-Anne Somerville, Dunfermline, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Supported by: Clare Haughey, Jamie Hepburn
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Result 65 for, 54 against, 0 abstained, 10 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-02327.2

Protecting Patient Safety at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital

Submitted by: Humza Yousaf, Glasgow Pollok, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Supported by: Kevin Stewart, Maree Todd
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Result 64 for, 54 against, 0 abstained, 11 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-02327

Protecting Patient Safety at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital

Submitted by: Anas Sarwar, Glasgow, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Monday, November 29, 2021

Supported by: Jackie Baillie, Carol Mochan, Paul O'Kane, Paul Sweeney
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Result 64 for, 55 against, 0 abstained, 10 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

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. S6O-00418

Asked by: Dornan, James, Glasgow Cathcart, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11 November 2021

"To ask the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body what consultation was conducted with MSPs ahead of changing the allowances system."

Answered by: Maggie Chapman MSP (on behalf of the SPCB) on 18 November 2021

Question ref. S6W-02656

Asked by: Dornan, James, Glasgow Cathcart, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 7 September 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what plans it has to meet with representatives from Rangers FC, Police Scotland, Glasgow City Council and members from the Irish-Scottish community, in light of recent events in Glasgow and the reported singing of racist songs."

Answered by: Shona Robison on 23 September 2021

Question ref. S6W-02630

Asked by: Dornan, James, Glasgow Cathcart, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 30 August 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what assessment it has made of the impact of COVID-19 on the financial sustainability of childcare providers in Scotland."

Answered by: Clare Haughey on 31 August 2021

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."

Answered by: Shirley-Anne Somerville on 28 June 2021

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

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