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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Jenni Minto

Scottish National Party

MSP for Argyll and Bute (Constituency) 2021 - present day

About Jenni Minto

Contact details

Contact online

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 5106
Text relay calls welcome.

Committees

Cross-party groups

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Jenni does not have any parliamentary or government roles

Party Roles

Jenni does not have any party roles

Previous roles

Jenni does not have any previous roles

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

Register of interests

Jenni'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 Jenni Minto. The date of their initial statement was 24 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

I am a member of Islay Energy Trust, this derives no financial benefit.

I was a Trustee and Director of Argyll and Bute Third Sector Interface from August 2016 to August 2019. I derived no financial benefit.

I am a member of RSPB, this derives no financial benefit.

I am a Trustee of the Museum of Islay Life, this derives no financial benefit.

I have a £5k shareholding in Islay Energy Community Benefit Society, which returns 4% interest each year. IECBS’s aim is to benefit the community through the development and operation of renewable energy projects on, or in the seas around the island of Islay. The society is owned and controlled by its shareholders, who as members have one vote each, irrespective of the size of their shareholding. The turbine was erected by 31 October 2014, and produced its first electricity on the 13 December 2014, the turbine was finally declared up and running at full capacity on Friday 13 February 2015.

My husband and I jointly edited a book, Islay Voices, published by Birlinn.

Recent Activity

What was said

What Jenni Minto 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 September 2021

Brexit (Food and Farming Import Checks)

Jenni Minto (Argyll and Bute) (SNP): "The United Kingdom Government has confirmed that it again intends to delay post-Brexit food and farming import checks. Once again, Scotland’s vital food and farming sectors find themselves paying a price for the Tories’ extreme Brexit plans…

Chamber meeting date: 15 September 2021

North Sea Oil and Gas

Jenni Minto (Argyll and Bute) (SNP): "I refer members to my entry in the register of interests and my interest in Islay Energy Community Benefit Society. The Tory motion can only delay our journey to net zero. We must be ambitious and reject it…

Chamber meeting date: 14 September 2021

Covid-19

Jenni Minto (Argyll and Bute) (SNP): "Can the First Minister provide an update as to the Scottish Government’s work to respond to the global impacts of Covid-19?"

Chamber meeting date: 9 September 2021

Housing Shortage in Rural Areas

Jenni Minto (Argyll and Bute) (SNP): "Will the cabinet secretary outline what action is being taken to reduce the impact of the huge increase in short-term lets on the availability of rural housing? That issue is of major concern to those who live in those areas."

Constitution, Europe, External Affairs and Culture Committee meeting date: 9 September 2021

BBC Annual Report and Accounts

Jenni Minto (Argyll and Bute) (SNP): "It is great to welcome both of the witnesses to the committee. I want to make a voluntary declaration that I worked for BBC Scotland—I left 11 years ago…

Votes

How Jenni Minto has voted in Parliament

Find out how Jenni Minto has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6M-01248

A Land of Opportunity - Supporting a Fairer and More Equal Society

Submitted by: Shona Robison, Dundee City East, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Supported by: Shirley-Anne Somerville
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, September 16, 2021

Result 67 for, 30 against, 20 abstained, 12 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-01248.2

A Land of Opportunity - Supporting a Fairer and More Equal Society

Submitted by: Pam Duncan-Glancy, Glasgow, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Supported by: Foysol Choudhury, Paul Sweeney
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, September 16, 2021

Result 25 for, 93 against, 0 abstained, 11 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-01248.1

A Land of Opportunity - Supporting a Fairer and More Equal Society

Submitted by: Miles Briggs, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Supported by: Sharon Dowey
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, September 16, 2021

Result 33 for, 65 against, 20 abstained, 11 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-01217.2

Return to Normal GP Services

Submitted by: Humza Yousaf, Glasgow Pollok, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Supported by: Kevin Stewart, Maree Todd
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Result 67 for, 56 against, 0 abstained, 6 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-01217.1

Return to Normal GP Services

Submitted by: Jackie Baillie, Dumbarton, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Supported by: Paul O'Kane, Paul Sweeney
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Result 56 for, 65 against, 0 abstained, 8 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motions

Written questions

Written questions Jenni Minto 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.

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