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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Johann Lamont

Scottish Labour

MSP for Glasgow (Region) 2016 - present day

Former MSP for Glasgow Pollok (Constituency) 1999 - 2016

About Johann Lamont

Contact details

Contact online

Twitter: @johannlamont

Facebook: Johann's facebook

Committees

Cross-party groups

Johann is not a member of any cross-party groups

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Johann has 2 parliamentary and government roles

Presiding Officer's Advisory Group

Member

Conveners Group

Member

Party Roles

Johann does not have any party roles

Previous roles

Johann has had 20 previous roles

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

15 June 2016 - 05 September 2019

Education and Skills Committee

Deputy Convener

08 June 2016 - 16 June 2016

Public Petitions Committee

Member

08 June 2016 - 15 June 2016

Education and Skills Committee

Member

08 January 2015 - 23 March 2016

Economy Energy and Tourism Committee

Member

13 November 2008 - 19 July 2010

Review of SPCB Supported Bodies Committee

Member

02 October 2008 - 29 April 2009

Equal Opportunities Committee

Substitute Member

13 June 2007 - 01 October 2008

Local Government and Communities Committee

Member

10 June 2003 - 06 October 2004

Communities Committee

Convener

10 June 2003 - 06 October 2004

Conveners Group

Member

04 June 2003 - 10 June 2003

Communities Committee

Member

10 January 2001 - 31 March 2003

Social Justice Committee

Convener

06 January 2003 - 31 March 2003

Conveners Group

Member

10 January 2001 - 05 January 2003

Conveners Liaison Group

Member

08 January 2001 - 10 January 2001

Social Justice Committee

Member

14 September 2000 - 07 January 2001

Education Culture and Sport Committee

Member

17 June 1999 - 07 January 2001

Equal Opportunities Committee

Member

02 November 2000 - 07 January 2001

Audit Committee

Member

02 November 2000 - 07 January 2001

Social Inclusion Housing and Voluntary Sector Committee

Member

12 January 2000 - 12 December 2000

Local Government Committee

Deputy Convener

17 June 1999 - 12 January 2000

Local Government Committee

Member

Register of interests

Johann'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 Johann Lamont. The date of their initial statement was 01 June 2016.

Remuneration and related undertaking

No registrable interests

Gifts

On 9 February 2019 I and my husband attended the Scotland v Ireland rugby match at Murrayfield as guests of BT Openreach (a telecommunications business, of 123 Judd Street, London, WC1H 9NP). In addition to tickets for the match, the hospitality included food and drink. I understand that the cost of this hospitality was approximately £2,000. [28 February 2019]

Overseas visits

No registrable interests

No registrable interests

Controlled transactions

No registrable interests

Heritable property

No registrable interests

No registrable interests

Interest in shares

No registrable interests

No registrable interests

Voluntary

I am a member of the Scottish Co-operative Party.

I am a member of Oxfam.

From 18-21 September 2016 I visited Bosnia as part of a 'Lessons from Srebrenica' delegation. The total cost of my attendance was £636 and was funded by Remembering Srebrenica, a project of Ummah Help (a registered charity, of Newland House, 137-139 Hagley Road, Birmingham, B16 8UA). [Registered 21 October 2016]

I am a member of EIS.

Recent Activity

What was said

What Johann Lamont 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

Digital Exclusion (Glasgow Schools)

1. Johann Lamont (Glasgow) (Lab): "To ask the Scottish Government what analysis it has carried out of the number of school pupils in Glasgow experiencing digital exclusion. (S5O-05138)"

Public Petitions Committee meeting date: 24 March 2021

Prescribed Drug Dependence and Withdrawal (PE1651)

The Convener: "The next continued petition is PE1651, which was lodged by Marion Brown on behalf of Recovery and Renewal…

Public Petitions Committee meeting date: 24 March 2021

Island Lifeline Ferry Ports (Parking Charges) (PE1722)

The Convener: "The next continued petition is PE1722, on parking charges at island lifeline ferry ports, which was lodged by Dr Shiona Ruhemann on behalf of Iona and Mull community councils and others…

Public Petitions Committee meeting date: 24 March 2021

Polypropylene Mesh Medical Devices (PE1517)

The Convener: "Item 2 is consideration of continued petitions. The first petition, PE1517, which was lodged by Elaine Holmes and Olive McIlroy on behalf of the Scottish Mesh Survivors hear our voice campaign, is on polypropylene mesh medical devices…

Public Petitions Committee meeting date: 24 March 2021

A77 (Upgrade) (PE1657)

The Convener: "The next continued petitions are PE1610, on upgrading the A75, by Matt Halliday, and PE1657, on upgrading the A77, by Donald McHarrie on behalf of the A77 Action Group. We welcome Finlay Carson MSP, who is in attendance for the petitions…

Votes

How Johann Lamont has voted in Parliament

Find out how Johann Lamont 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 abstained

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 not voted

Vote Defeated

Motions

Written questions

Written questions Johann Lamont 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-35607

Asked by: Lamont, Johann, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 1 March 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide details of any meetings it has had with the Leader of Glasgow City Council in the last three months, including what was discussed at each meeting."

Answered by: Aileen Campbell on 5 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-35343

Asked by: Lamont, Johann, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 19 February 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how many meetings Ministers have had with Glasgow City Council since March 2020 and whether it will provide details of (a) what was discussed and (b) who was present at each meeting."

Answered by: Aileen Campbell on 5 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-35344

Asked by: Lamont, Johann, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 19 February 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what recent discussions Ministers have had with the leader of Glasgow City Council, regarding its budget allocation."

Answered by: Kate Forbes on 26 February 2021

Question ref. S5W-34702

Asked by: Lamont, Johann, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 21 January 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what assessment it has made of its delivery of child winter heating payment assistance."

Answered by: Shirley-Anne Somerville on 29 January 2021

Question ref. S5W-34701

Asked by: Lamont, Johann, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 21 January 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether people receiving the highest component of personal independence payment (PIP) following a transfer from disability living allowance (DLA) because of DWP guidelines will continue to receive child winter heating payment assistance."

Answered by: Shirley-Anne Somerville on 28 January 2021

Question ref. S5W-34044

Asked by: Lamont, Johann, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 14 December 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government what its position is on the role that (a) care and (b) support staff working in the third sector have played in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and whether they will be awarded the £500 "thank you" bonus in the same way as their counterparts in the statutory sector."

Answered by: Jeane Freeman on 14 January 2021

Question ref. S5W-32000

Asked by: Lamont, Johann, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 23 September 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will introduce a bereavement support bubble policy, which would enable grieving households of any size to come together and form a support bubble with one other household, in the event of further local or national lockdowns and restrictions."

Answered by: Jeane Freeman on 5 January 2021

Question ref. S5W-33746

Asked by: Lamont, Johann, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 3 December 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S5W-33393 by Fiona Hyslop on 2 December 2020, what it considers to be "inappropriate use of zero hour contracts"."

Answered by: Fiona Hyslop on 11 December 2020

Question ref. S5W-33747

Asked by: Lamont, Johann, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 3 December 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S5W-33393 by Fiona Hyslop on 2 December 2020, what discussions it has had with its partners in the Young Person's Guarantee regarding the use of zero-hour contracts."

Answered by: Fiona Hyslop on 11 December 2020

Question ref. S5W-33745

Asked by: Lamont, Johann, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 3 December 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S5W-33393 by Fiona Hyslop on 2 December 2020, how many people have engaged with the Young Person's Guarantee since it went live."

Answered by: Fiona Hyslop on 11 December 2020

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