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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 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.

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

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: 20 January 2022

Cultural and Arts Sectors (Worker Support)

Jenni Minto (Argyll and Bute) (SNP): "Will the minister provide any further detail as to what assessment has been made regarding the impact of the removal of furlough on people who work in the culture sector?"

Chamber meeting date: 18 January 2022

Scottish History in Schools

Jenni Minto (Argyll and Bute) (SNP): "I, too, congratulate Stuart McMillan on securing the debate…

Chamber meeting date: 13 January 2022

Mental Health (Awareness)

2. Jenni Minto (Argyll and Bute) (SNP): "To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking to improve awareness of mental health. (S6O-00617)"

Chamber meeting date: 13 January 2022

Scotland’s Marine Assessment 2020

Jenni Minto (Argyll and Bute) (SNP): "What is the Scottish Government doing to tackle the persistent problem of marine litter, which has such an impact on water and environmental quality and, crucially, can cause real harm to marine wildlife?"

Chamber meeting date: 13 January 2022

Car Travel

Jenni Minto (Argyll and Bute) (SNP): "I thank the minister for his statement, and I am pleased that the route map takes into account people’s differing needs regarding vehicle travel and the availability of public transport in rural and island settings…

Votes

How Jenni Minto has voted in Parliament

Find out how Jenni Minto has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6M-02853

Approval of SSI

Submitted by: George Adam, Paisley, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Result 87 for, 33 against, 0 abstained, 9 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-02839.1

Education Failures and Guaranteeing the 2022 Exam Diet

Submitted by: Shirley-Anne Somerville, Dunfermline, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Supported by: Clare Haughey, Jamie Hepburn
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Result 67 for, 54 against, 0 abstained, 8 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-02839

Education Failures and Guaranteeing the 2022 Exam Diet

Submitted by: Meghan Gallacher, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Monday, January 17, 2022

Supported by: Sharon Dowey
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Result 67 for, 53 against, 1 abstained, 8 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-02852

Approval of SSI

Submitted by: George Adam, Paisley, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Result 68 for, 53 against, 0 abstained, 8 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-02838

Protecting Local Government Funding in Scotland

Submitted by: Miles Briggs, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Monday, January 17, 2022

Supported by: Sharon Dowey
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, January 19, 2022

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

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

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.

Question ref. S6W-05251

Asked by: Minto, Jenni, Argyll and Bute, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16 December 2021

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-04080

Asked by: Minto, Jenni, Argyll and Bute, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28 October 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what progress has been made in response to the publication of the Independent Review into the Delivery of Forensic Mental Health Services."

Answered by: Kevin Stewart on 29 October 2021

Question ref. S6W-03604

Asked by: Minto, Jenni, Argyll and Bute, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 8 October 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it plans to consult on legislation to extend the framework for licensing of activities involving animals and, if so, within what timescale."

Answered by: Mairi Gougeon on 26 October 2021

Question ref. S6W-03603

Asked by: Minto, Jenni, Argyll and Bute, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 8 October 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it plans to consult on legislation to extend the framework for licensing of activities involving animals to require anyone breeding, selling, or transferring the ownership of a litter of puppies to be registered…

Answered by: Mairi Gougeon on 26 October 2021

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