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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

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 6137
Text relay calls welcome.

Committees

Jamie is a member of 1 committee

Public Audit Committee

Deputy Convener

Cross-party groups

Jamie is a member of 4 cross-party groups

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

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Fisheries and Coastal Communities

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on LGBTI+

Co-Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Taiwan

Co-Convener

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Jamie does not have any parliamentary or government roles

Party Roles

Jamie does not have any party roles

Previous roles

Jamie has had 14 previous roles

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

08 February 2024 - 21 February 2024

Public Audit Committee

Member

17 June 2021 - 29 June 2023

Criminal Justice Committee

Member

21 May 2021 - 28 June 2023

Party Spokesperson on Justice

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

18 February 2020 - 04 May 2021

Party Spokesperson on Education

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

25 February 2020 - 04 May 2021

Education and Skills Committee

Member

08 June 2016 - 25 February 2020

Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee

Member

10 September 2019 - 25 February 2020

Equalities and Human Rights Committee

Substitute Member

28 June 2017 - 18 February 2020

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Transport

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

28 June 2017 - 18 February 2020

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Infrastructure

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

03 September 2019 - 18 February 2020

Party Spokesperson on Telecommunications

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 03 June 2021.

Remuneration and related undertaking

No registrable interests

Gifts

On 23 September 2023 I attended the Ayr Gold Cup at Ayr Racecourse as a guest of Scottish Racing (an organisation promoting and supporting the sport of horseracing throughout Scotland; c/o Hamilton Park Racecourse, Bothwell Road, Hamilton, ML3 0DW). The value of the gift was £378. [Registered 23 October 2023]

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.

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).

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 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: 16 April 2024

Scotland’s International Culture Strategy

Jamie Greene (West Scotland) (Con): "That speech summed up the head-in-the-sand approach that the Government takes on these issues. Clare Adamson is keen to talk about Ireland’s strategic approach to its creative sector…

Chamber meeting date: 28 March 2024

XL Bully-type Dogs (Definition)

Jamie Greene (West Scotland) (Con): "Much of the current confusion could have been avoided if Scotland had kept pace with other parts of the UK on regulations of this nature…

Chamber meeting date: 28 March 2024

Crystal FM Radio

Jamie Greene (West Scotland) (Con): "I ask members to forgive me—I was not scheduled to speak in the debate, so I am going to subject them to one of my “I wrote it during First Minister’s questions” speeches…

Public Audit Committee meeting date: 28 March 2024

“Decarbonising heat in homes”

Jamie Greene (West Scotland) (Con): "I have the cold, but I will try to struggle through this. I want to take a step back and look at the bigger picture. The Scottish Government estimates that it will cost £33 billion to deliver its heat in buildings strategy…

Public Audit Committee meeting date: 28 March 2024

Section 22 Report: “The 2022/23 audit of the Scottish Prison Service”

Jamie Greene: "Good morning, gentlemen. Thank you for your frank opening statement, Mr Jones—we do not often hear one of those in committees. However, having said that, I want to ask you the following…

Votes

How Jamie Greene has voted in Parliament

Find out how Jamie Greene has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6M-12864.1

Revision to Business Programme

Submitted by: Meghan Gallacher, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Supported by: Jeremy Balfour, Alexander Burnett, Sharon Dowey, Russell Findlay, Pam Gosal, Jamie Halcro Johnston, Rachael Hamilton, Liam Kerr, Douglas Ross, Brian Whittle
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Result 53 for, 61 against, 0 abstained, 15 did not vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-12845.2

Scotland’s International Culture Strategy

Submitted by: Meghan Gallacher, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Monday, April 15, 2024

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Result 29 for, 70 against, 19 abstained, 11 did not vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-12845

Scotland’s International Culture Strategy

Submitted by: Angus Robertson, Edinburgh Central, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Monday, April 15, 2024

Supported by: Kaukab Stewart
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Result 66 for, 29 against, 23 abstained, 11 did not vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-12845.1

Scotland’s International Culture Strategy

Submitted by: Neil Bibby, West Scotland, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Monday, April 15, 2024

Supported by: Paul Sweeney
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Result 23 for, 93 against, 1 abstained, 12 did not vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-12111

Agriculture and Rural Communities (Scotland) Bill: Financial Resolution

Submitted by: Shona Robison, Dundee City East, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Monday, February 12, 2024

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, March 27, 2024

Result 89 for, 0 against, 31 abstained, 9 did not vote

MSP abstained

Vote Passed

Motions

Questions

Questions Jamie Greene has asked

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

Question ref. S6W-26495

Asked by: Greene, Jamie, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 28 March 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government what its response is to the UK Secretary of State for Scotland's letter to the First Minister on 21 March 2024, in which he offered "the UK Government's assistance in introducing a recall mechanism for MSPs"."

Answered by George Adam on 15 April 2024

Question ref. S6W-26496

Asked by: Greene, Jamie, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 26 March 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government what it is doing to improve the availability of dental appointments, in light of Public Health Scotland figures showing that more than a third of those registered with an NHS dentist did not have an examination or treatment for three years."

Answered by Jenni Minto on 15 April 2024

Question ref. S6W-26498

Asked by: Greene, Jamie, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10 April 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government, in light of Police Scotland's decision not to investigate every crime, what its response is to reported comments by Police Scotland that criminals could be handed a "tactical advantage" if police guidance on what crimes will no longer be investigated by officers is published."

Answer expected on 9 May 2024

Question ref. S6O-03300

Asked by: Greene, Jamie, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10 April 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government when the health secretary last met with the chief executives of NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde and NHS Ayrshire and Arran, and what was discussed."

Taken in the Chamber on 17 April 2024

Question ref. S6W-26510

Asked by: Greene, Jamie, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 27 March 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government how much has been spent on repairs to the entire CalMac fleet in each calendar year since 2020."

Answered by Fiona Hyslop on 9 April 2024

Question ref. S6W-26276

Asked by: Greene, Jamie, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19 March 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government what it is doing to (a) promote the use of British Sign Language (BSL) in public spaces and (b) improve the availability of BSL education, in light of the aims of Sign Language Week, which takes place from 18 to 24 March 2024."

Answered by Jenny Gilruth on 9 April 2024

Question ref. S6W-26270

Asked by: Greene, Jamie, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19 March 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it is has any further plans to purchase or hire ferries from other countries, in light of reports of the successful delivery of the MV Isle of Islay from a company in Turkey."

Answered by Fiona Hyslop on 9 April 2024

Question ref. S6W-26272

Asked by: Greene, Jamie, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19 March 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government what its response is to reports that Strathclyde Partnership for Transport has agreed to begin work on local bus franchising in the west of Scotland."

Answered by Fiona Hyslop on 9 April 2024

Question ref. S6W-26497

Asked by: Greene, Jamie, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 26 March 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government what its response is to evidence taken at the Scottish Parliament's Public Audit Committee on 21 March 2024 that the former chief executive of the Water Industry Commission for Scotland was paid six months' salary after resigning amidst reports of serious governance and expenses concerns."

Answered by Mairi McAllan on 5 April 2024

Question ref. S6W-26373

Asked by: Greene, Jamie, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21 March 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S6O-03226 by Siobhian Brown on 20 March 2024, in relation to the offences under the Fireworks and Pyrotechnic Articles (Scotland) Act 2022, how many people have been (a) arrested, (b) charged, (c) prosecuted and (d) convicted, also broken down by the (i) offence and (ii) court…

Answered by Siobhian Brown on 5 April 2024

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