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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Jamie Greene

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for West Scotland (Region) 2016 - present day

About Jamie Greene

Contact details

Contact online

Committees

Jamie is a member of 1 committee

Cross-party groups

Jamie is not a member of any cross-party groups

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Jamie does not have any parliamentary or government roles

Party Roles

Jamie has 1 party role

Party Spokesperson on Education

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Previous roles

Jamie has had 9 previous roles

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

10 September 2019 - 25 February 2020

Equalities and Human Rights Committee

Substitute Member

08 June 2016 - 25 February 2020

Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee

Member

28 June 2017 - 18 February 2020

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Transport

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

03 September 2019 - 18 February 2020

Party Spokesperson on Telecommunications

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

28 June 2017 - 18 February 2020

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Infrastructure

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

06 September 2018 - 10 September 2019

Culture Tourism Europe and External Affairs Committee

Member

17 May 2018 - 06 September 2018

Culture Tourism Europe and External Relations Committee

Member

29 June 2017 - 17 May 2018

Equalities and Human Rights Committee

Member

26 May 2016 - 28 June 2017

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Telecommunications

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Register of interests

Jamie'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 Jamie Greene. The date of their initial statement was 01 June 2016.

Remuneration and related undertaking

I was employed as a full-time Sales Director by Seachange International, a media technology business of Flight Forum, Eindhoven, the Netherlands. I received a one-off final salary payment of £4,918 on 31 May 2016. After my election, I resigned from this position.

Gifts

No registrable interests

Overseas visits

From 9 to 13 October 2016, as a member of the Cross Party Group on Taiwan, I visited Taiwan as a guest of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of China (Taiwan). The trip was arranged by the Taipei Representative Office (Edinburgh office) in the UK, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of China (Taiwan) (of 1 Melville Street, Edinburgh, EH3 7PE). I met a number of Government departments, as well as trade and cultural organisations. The total cost of the flight, hotel and ancillary expenses was £6000. These costs were entirely met by the Taiwanese Government as detailed above. [Registered 31 October 2016]

From 31 July to 5 August 2016 I was part of a fact finding political delegation to Israel and the West Bank for Scottish Conservative MSPs. The costs of the visit amounted to £2,000 and were met by Conservative Friends of Israel (of CFI Ltd, PO Box 72288, London, SW1P 9LB) [Registered 17 August 2016]

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]

Ceased interest removed from entry: 25 April 2019]

Recent Activity

What was said

What Jamie Greene 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: 24 March 2021

School Inspections

6. Jamie Greene (West Scotland) (Con): "To ask the First Minister for what reason more than 700 schools have not been inspected in over a decade. (S5F-04927)"

Chamber meeting date: 24 March 2021

West College Scotland Campus (Investment)

Jamie Greene (West Scotland) (Con): "I declare an interest as an alumnus of what is now West College Scotland in Greenock. The next session of Parliament will see the 10-year anniversary of what has become college regionalisation…

Chamber meeting date: 24 March 2021

Higher Education Students (Return to University)

8. Jamie Greene (West Scotland) (Con): "To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on its road map for higher education students to return to university. (S5O-05145)"

Chamber meeting date: 24 March 2021

West College Scotland Campus (Investment)

Jamie Greene (West Scotland) (Con): "I declare an interest as an alumnus of what is now West College Scotland in Greenock. The next session of Parliament will see the 10-year anniversary of what has become college regionalisation…

Education and Skills Committee meeting date: 24 March 2021

Coronavirus and Education

Jamie Greene (West Scotland) (Con): "Good morning. I apologise in advance for not staying to the end of the committee session. I open with the back-to-school plans…

Votes

How Jamie Greene has voted in Parliament

Find out how Jamie Greene 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 Jamie Greene 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-35351

Asked by: Greene, Jamie, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19 February 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how many written complaints have (a) it and (b) CalMac received regarding the Arran ferry service since 2016."

Answered by: Paul Wheelhouse on 22 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-35350

Asked by: Greene, Jamie, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19 February 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how many times the Arran ferry service has been cancelled between 2016, broken down by (a) date and (b) reason."

Answered by: Paul Wheelhouse on 22 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-35820

Asked by: Greene, Jamie, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 8 March 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government, in light of schools not re-opening on a full-time basis until after the Easter holidays, how teachers will be able to gather sufficient evidence to produce estimated grades by the deadline in June 2021."

Answered by: John Swinney on 17 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-35819

Asked by: Greene, Jamie, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 8 March 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S5W-35355 by John Swinney on 1 March 2021, what duties there are on school leaders to ensure that (a) the curriculum and (b) teaching is politically neutral."

Answered by: John Swinney on 17 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-35358

Asked by: Greene, Jamie, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19 February 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how many times the MV (a) Isle of Arran and (b) Caledonian Isles has been taken out of service for repairs or maintenance since 2016; what work was carried out, and what the estimated cost was."

Answered by: Paul Wheelhouse on 16 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-35745

Asked by: Greene, Jamie, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 4 March 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what evidence of having received a COVID-19 vaccination will be provided to people for the purpose of providing proof, if requested to do so."

Answered by: Jeane Freeman on 12 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-35362

Asked by: Greene, Jamie, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19 February 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what the economic impact has been of disruption and cancellations on the Arran ferry route since 2016."

Answered by: Paul Wheelhouse on 11 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-35424

Asked by: Greene, Jamie, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22 February 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the STEM Bursary Scheme."

Answered by: John Swinney on 11 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-34800

Asked by: Greene, Jamie, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 27 January 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what plans it has to consider unpaid carers as priority recipients of the COVID-19 vaccine."

Answered by: Mairi Gougeon on 10 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-35428

Asked by: Greene, Jamie, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22 February 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will re-enter Scotland in the Progress in International Reading Literacy Study."

Answered by: John Swinney on 9 March 2021

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