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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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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

Committees

Cross-party groups

Karen is not a member of any 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: 16 September 2021

Children with Additional Support Needs (Support for Schools)

Karen Adam (Banffshire and Buchan Coast) (SNP): "What steps have been taken so far in appointing a commissioner for learning disability, autism and neurodiversity, and what role is the commissioner expected to play in ensuring a high-quality education for children with those specific additional support needs?"

Chamber meeting date: 14 September 2021

Tokyo Paralympics

Karen Adam (Banffshire and Buchan Coast) (SNP): "It is a privilege to speak to the motion tonight. I echo the sentiments of Maree Todd, the Cabinet Secretary for Public Health, Women’s Health and Sport, when she said that “the Scottish athletes ..…

Equalities, Human Rights and Civil Justice Committee meeting date: 14 September 2021

Scottish Government Priorities for Equalities and Human Rights

Karen Adam: "Can the Scottish Government do anything about misinformation on the gender recognition bill? We are seeing some confusion in the public mind about things that are already in place in the Equality Act 2010…

Equalities, Human Rights and Civil Justice Committee meeting date: 14 September 2021

Conversion Therapy (PE1817)

Karen Adam (Banffshire and Buchan Coast) (SNP): "Good morning. I declare that I, too, supported the campaign. There has been momentum towards a ban, internationally, although some countries that committed to enacting a ban have stalled at the consultation process…

Chamber meeting date: 9 September 2021

Oil and Gas Industry (Just Transition)

Karen Adam (Banffshire and Buchan Coast) (SNP): "I recently met Equate Scotland and discussed the importance of putting an equalities lens on the just transition for workers…

Votes

How Karen Adam has voted in Parliament

Find out how Karen Adam 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 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.

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