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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

Jenni is not a member of any committees

Cross-party groups

Jenni is not a member of any cross-party groups

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Jenni has 1 parliamentary and government role

Minister for Public Health and Women's Health

Scottish Government

Party Roles

Jenni does not have any party roles

Previous roles

Jenni has had 4 previous roles

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

01 February 2023 - 31 March 2023

Rural Affairs and Islands Committee

Member

17 June 2021 - 31 March 2023

Constitution Europe External Affairs and Culture Committee

Member

08 September 2021 - 31 March 2023

Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee

Substitute Member

17 June 2021 - 01 February 2023

Rural Affairs Islands and Natural Environment Committee

Member

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 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.

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

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

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

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

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: 12 June 2024

Abortion Services (Safe Access Zones) (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3

The Minister for Public Health and Women’s Health (Jenni Minto): "I hope that all members will agree that amendment 1 is uncontroversial. The definition of “protected site” was added at stage 2. It is currently: “the protected premises and its grounds”. However, not all protected premises will have grounds…

Chamber meeting date: 12 June 2024

Abortion Services (Safe Access Zones) (Scotland) Bill

The Minister for Public Health and Women’s Health (Jenni Minto): "I, too, would like to reflect on what our Parliament has achieved here even before we take the final vote on the bill…

Chamber meeting date: 11 June 2024

Bowel Cancer Screening

The Minister for Public Health and Women’s Health (Jenni Minto): "Scotland is the only United Kingdom nation to fully adopt the United Kingdom National Screening Committee’s recommendation to screen all individuals aged between 50 and 74…

Chamber meeting date: 6 June 2024

Hyperbaric Treatment Services (West Coast)

The Minister for Public Health and Women’s Health (Jenni Minto): "The Scottish Government is aware that the contract for national health service hyperbaric medicine services in Oban ceased on 31 March and that the chamber has not been operational for NHS patients since January…

Chamber meeting date: 6 June 2024

Over-the-counter Medication (Children and Young People)

The Minister for Public Health and Women’s Health (Jenni Minto): "The Medicines Healthcare and products Regulatory Agency, in combination with retailers, limits the sale of paracetamol to a maximum of two packets of 16 tablets…

Votes

How Jenni Minto has voted in Parliament

Find out how Jenni Minto has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6M-13602.1

Scottish Government Priorities: Investing in Scotland’s Public Services

Submitted by: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, June 13, 2024

Result 24 for, 81 against, 0 abstained, 24 did not vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-13602.2

Scottish Government Priorities: Investing in Scotland’s Public Services

Submitted by: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, June 13, 2024

Result 45 for, 61 against, 0 abstained, 23 did not vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-13602

Scottish Government Priorities: Investing in Scotland’s Public Services

Submitted by: Shona Robison, Dundee City East, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, June 11, 2024

Supported by: Neil Gray, Ivan McKee
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, June 13, 2024

Result 61 for, 46 against, 0 abstained, 22 did not vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6 SP Bill 34 Amendment 9

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Result 29 for, 79 against, 1 abstained, 20 did not vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6 SP Bill 34 Amendment 6

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Result 29 for, 81 against, 1 abstained, 18 did not vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motions

Questions

Questions Jenni Minto has asked

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

Question ref. S6O-02032

Asked by: Minto, Jenni, Argyll and Bute, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 15 March 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government how it is supporting the regeneration of cultural assets and venues in communities."

Taken in the Chamber on 22 March 2023

Question ref. S6O-02003

Asked by: Minto, Jenni, Argyll and Bute, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 8 March 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government what discussions the rural affairs secretary has had with ministerial colleagues regarding supporting sustainability of the rural economy in areas such as Argyll and Bute."

Taken in the Chamber on 15 March 2023

Question ref. S6O-01969

Asked by: Minto, Jenni, Argyll and Bute, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 1 March 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government how its Covid Recovery Strategy is supporting third sector organisations in rural and island communities, such as Argyll and Bute, to improve health support, including for people with long COVID."

Taken in the Chamber on 8 March 2023

Question ref. S6O-01753

Asked by: Minto, Jenni, Argyll and Bute, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21 December 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on its support for the veteran medal replacements initiative."

Taken in the Chamber on 11 January 2023

Question ref. S6O-01672

Asked by: Minto, Jenni, Argyll and Bute, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 30 November 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what its latest assessment is of the potential impacts of the United Kingdom Internal Market Act 2020 and the Subsidy Control Act 2022 on future agricultural support schemes in areas such as Argyll and Bute."

Taken in the Chamber on 8 December 2022

Question ref. S6O-01638

Asked by: Minto, Jenni, Argyll and Bute, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23 November 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what recent dialogue it has had with the UK Government regarding the potential impact on Scotland of the Northern Ireland Protocol Bill."

Taken in the Chamber on 1 December 2022

Question ref. S6O-01587

Asked by: Minto, Jenni, Argyll and Bute, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16 November 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what assessment has been made of the impact that the UK Government’s Autumn Statement will have on Scotland’s public finances."

Taken in the Chamber on 23 November 2022

Question ref. S6O-01563

Asked by: Minto, Jenni, Argyll and Bute, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 9 November 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government how many children in Argyll and Bute are currently receiving funded early learning and childcare."

Taken in the Chamber on 17 November 2022

Question ref. S6O-01531

Asked by: Minto, Jenni, Argyll and Bute, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 2 November 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what discussions the local government minister has had with local authorities regarding running effective consultations on the delivery of frontline public services."

Taken in the Chamber on 10 November 2022

Question ref. S6W-11782

Asked by: Minto, Jenni, Argyll and Bute, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26 October 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government when it plans to respond to the findings of the 2021 Review of Scotland’s National Marine Plan."

Answered by Mairi McAllan on 27 October 2022

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