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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Katy Clark

Scottish Labour

MSP for West Scotland (Region) 2021 - present day

About Katy Clark

Contact details

Contact online

Website: katyclark.org

Twitter: @KatySClark

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 5941
Text relay calls welcome.

Committees

Katy is a member of 2 committees

Cross-party groups

Katy is a member of 21 cross-party groups

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Adult Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Armed Forces and Veterans Community

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Challenging Racial and Religious Prejudice

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Commercial Sexual Exploitation

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Cuba

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on End of Life Choices

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Europe

Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Fair Trade

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Freedom of Religion or Belief

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Human Trafficking

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Maritime and Shipbuilding

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Men's Violence Against Women and Children

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Migration

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on MS

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Nuclear Disarmament

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Older People, Age and Ageing

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Palestine

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Recreational Boating and Marine Tourism

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Towns and Town Centres

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on WASPI

Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Women, Families and Justice

Member

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Katy does not have any parliamentary or government roles

Party Roles

Katy has 1 party role

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Community Safety

Scottish Labour

Previous roles

Katy does not have any previous roles

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

Register of interests

Katy'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 Katy Clark. The date of their initial statement was 08 June 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

On 8 May 2022, I was provided with a 2 night hotel stay at the Novotel, Sheffield by the Transport Salaried Staffs’ Association (a trade union of 2nd Floor, 17 Devonshire Square London, EC2M 4SQ) when attending and speaking at its Annual conference and 125th Anniversary Event. The value was approximately £140 in total. [Registered 25 May 2022]

Recent Activity

What was said

What Katy Clark 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: 4 October 2022

Cost of Living (Tenant Protection) (Scotland) Bill: Stage 1

Katy Clark (West Scotland) (Lab): "On that point— Miles Briggs rose—"

Chamber meeting date: 29 September 2022

Mesh Treatment Clarity

Katy Clark (West Scotland) (Lab): "It is a privilege to have the opportunity to take part in the debate. I congratulate all those who worked so hard to get the legislation on transvaginal mesh. I also congratulate my colleague Daniel Johnson for securing today’s debate…

Chamber meeting date: 28 September 2022

Ferries

Katy Clark (West Scotland) (Lab): "I welcome this timely debate and the long-overdue publication of the project Neptune report. The further very serious revelations in the “Disclosure” programme that the Scottish Government did not stick to its own rules need to be responded to…

Citizen Participation and Public Petitions Committee meeting date: 28 September 2022

Surgical Mesh and Fixation Devices (PE1865)

Katy Clark (West Scotland) (Lab): "Thank you, convener. I am grateful for this opportunity. As you know, I have not been to the committee before…

Chamber meeting date: 22 September 2022

Ardrossan Harbour

7. Katy Clark (West Scotland) (Lab): "To ask the Scottish Government whether it will give an update on the work to upgrade Ardrossan harbour. (S6O-01378)"

Votes

How Katy Clark has voted in Parliament

Find out how Katy Clark has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6 SP Bill 18 Amendment 92

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Result 28 for, 85 against, 0 abstained, 16 no vote

MSP not voted

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6 SP Bill 18 Amendment 83

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Result 21 for, 93 against, 0 abstained, 15 no vote

MSP not voted

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6 SP Bill 18 Amendment 81

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Result 48 for, 66 against, 0 abstained, 15 no vote

MSP not voted

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6 SP Bill 18 Amendment 80

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Result 50 for, 63 against, 0 abstained, 16 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6 SP Bill 18 Amendment 78

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Result 27 for, 86 against, 0 abstained, 16 no vote

MSP not voted

Vote Defeated

Motions

Written questions

Written questions Katy Clark 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-11104

Asked by: Clark, Katy, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 22 September 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government, further to the ministerial statement by the Minister for Transport on 8 September 2022 on the Future of Scottish Ferries, what definition of a “period of prolonged disruption” it will use to convene meetings of the proposed ferries resilience group."

Answered by: Jenny Gilruth on 5 October 2022

Question ref. S6W-11099

Asked by: Clark, Katy, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 22 September 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government whether Fampridine will be made available on the NHS for people living with multiple sclerosis."

Answered by: Humza Yousaf on 5 October 2022

Question ref. S6W-11106

Asked by: Clark, Katy, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 22 September 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will list the private ferry companies that have expressed an interest in bidding for the Clyde and Hebrides ferry services contract on each occasion that it was put out to tender."

Answered by: Jenny Gilruth on 5 October 2022

Question ref. S6W-11105

Asked by: Clark, Katy, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 22 September 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government, further to the ministerial statement by the Minister for Transport on 8 September 2022 on the Future of Scottish Ferries, whether it will provide an update on the discussions it has had with the Chair of the Ferries Community Board regarding consultation with island communities over the options for reforming Clyde…

Answered by: Jenny Gilruth on 5 October 2022

Question ref. S6W-11320

Asked by: Clark, Katy, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 4 October 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S6W-11100 by Jenny Gilruth on 30 September 2022, when it expects the (a) evaluation stage to be completed and (b) invitation to tender to be issued."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-11110

Asked by: Clark, Katy, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 4 October 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government when it will respond to the recommendations on (a) governance, (b) project controls and (c) value for money in the report Project Neptune, Governance, Internal Controls and Value for Money, which was published on 16 February 2022."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-11101

Asked by: Clark, Katy, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 22 September 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S6W-09362 by Jenny Gilruth on 25 July 2022, when it expects the tender for the Ardrossan upgrade project to be published."

Answered by: Jenny Gilruth on 4 October 2022

Question ref. S6W-11113

Asked by: Clark, Katy, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 30 September 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what assessment it has made of the potential impact on the meeting of its net zero targets of Crown Estate Scotland’s announcement that lease periods for targeted oil and gas projects will be extended to 50 years."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-11115

Asked by: Clark, Katy, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 30 September 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what recent discussions it has held with the UK Government regarding the UK Government’s short-term review of The Assessment and Rating of Noise from Wind Farms (ETSU-R-97)."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-11103

Asked by: Clark, Katy, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 22 September 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what steps it has taken to ensure that P&O Ferries does not benefit from public funding granted to the Scottish Maritime Cluster Limited by Transport Scotland."

Answered by: Jenny Gilruth on 30 September 2022

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