Website survey

We want your feedback on the Scottish Parliament website. Take our 6 question survey now

Skip to main content

Language: English / Gàidhlig

Loading…

Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

Image description

Karen Adam

Scottish National Party

MSP for Banffshire and Buchan Coast (Constituency) 2021 - present day

About Karen Adam

Contact details

Contact online

Twitter: @KarenAdamMSP

Facebook: Karen's facebook

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 6811
Text relay calls welcome.

Committees

Cross-party groups

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Karen does not have any parliamentary or government roles

Party Roles

Karen does not have any party roles

Previous roles

Karen does not have any previous roles

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

Register of interests

Karen'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 Karen Adam. The date of their initial statement was 02 June 2021.

Remuneration and related undertaking

Until 31 May 2021, when I resigned, I was a local authority Councillor for Aberdeenshire Council (of Woodhill House, Westburn Rd, Aberdeen AB16 5GB). I spent in the region of 40 hours per week on this role. I received a salary and use of a mobile phone and laptop. I estimate the total combined value of this remuneration was between £15,001 and £20,000 per annum. I received a final payment of salary on 27 May 2021.

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

No registrable interests

Recent Activity

What was said

What Karen Adam 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: 25 January 2022

Covid-19

Karen Adam (Banffshire and Buchan Coast) (SNP): "Many people are planning ahead and organising their summer holiday, which might include travelling abroad. In the light of Covid, what advice does the First Minister give such people?"

Equalities, Human Rights and Civil Justice Committee meeting date: 25 January 2022

Budget Scrutiny 2022-23

Karen Adam (Banffshire and Buchan Coast) (SNP): "I thank the witnesses for their extensive answers so far…

Rural Affairs, Islands and Natural Environment Committee meeting date: 19 January 2022

Good Food Nation (Scotland) Bill

Karen Adam (Banffshire and Buchan Coast) (SNP): "The witnesses touched on targets. I note that Robin Gourlay said that we should not get too hung up on them. How effective are targets, particularly at an early stage? Often, they can drive a narrative, whereas outcomes are more organic…

Chamber meeting date: 13 January 2022

Fishing Quotas (Sustainability)

Karen Adam (Banffshire and Buchan Coast) (SNP): "How is the Scottish Government supporting new entrants into fishing and ensuring that development in aquaculture is sustainable?"

Rural Affairs, Islands and Natural Environment Committee meeting date: 12 January 2022

Budget Scrutiny 2022-23

Karen Adam (Banffshire and Buchan Coast) (SNP): "Good morning. There is an increased budget allocation of £10 million for Marine Scotland…

Votes

How Karen Adam has voted in Parliament

Find out how Karen Adam has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6M-02949

Budget (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: Kate Forbes, Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Supported by: Tom Arthur, Richard Lochhead, Ivan McKee, Lorna Slater
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, January 27, 2022

Result 69 for, 54 against, 0 abstained, 6 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-02949.2

Budget (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: Daniel Johnson, Edinburgh Southern, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Wednesday, January 26, 2022

Supported by: Jackie Baillie, Pam Duncan-Glancy, Paul Sweeney
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, January 27, 2022

Result 25 for, 98 against, 0 abstained, 6 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-02949.1

Budget (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Wednesday, January 26, 2022

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, January 27, 2022

Result 33 for, 88 against, 0 abstained, 8 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-02895

Transvaginal Mesh Removal (Cost Reimbursement) (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: Humza Yousaf, Glasgow Pollok, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Thursday, January 20, 2022

Supported by: Kevin Stewart, Maree Todd
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Result 120 for, 0 against, 0 abstained, 9 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6 SP Bill 3 Amendment 2

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Result 49 for, 67 against, 0 abstained, 13 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motions

Written questions

Written questions Karen Adam 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-05752

Asked by: Adam, Karen, Banffshire and Buchan Coast, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 14 January 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on progress drafting the Joint Fisheries Statement under the Fisheries Act 2020."

Answered by: Mairi Gougeon on 17 January 2022

Question ref. S6O-00497

Asked by: Adam, Karen, Banffshire and Buchan Coast, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 1 December 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how its policies across government will support the north east’s recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic."

Answered by: John Swinney on 8 December 2021

Question ref. S6O-00454

Asked by: Adam, Karen, Banffshire and Buchan Coast, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17 November 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what advances it has made in relation to its British Sign Language National Plan 2017-2023."

Answered by: Clare Haughey on 25 November 2021

Question ref. S6W-04022

Asked by: Adam, Karen, Banffshire and Buchan Coast, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26 October 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it can provide an update on the publication of the BSL National Plan Progress Report."

Answered by: Clare Haughey on 27 October 2021

Question ref. S6O-00200

Asked by: Adam, Karen, Banffshire and Buchan Coast, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 15 September 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking to help provide greener, healthier, eating options for people who have difficulty in making ends meet."

Answered by: Shona Robison on 23 September 2021

Share this page