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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

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

No registrable interests

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: 30 November 2021

Covid-19

Katy Clark (West Scotland) (Lab): "Like others, I have been contacted over the past few weeks by a number of constituents who are eligible for the booster but have had difficulty accessing it, despite the helpline…

Chamber meeting date: 30 November 2021

Deaths in Prison Custody

Katy Clark (West Scotland) (Lab): "The cabinet secretary said that he agrees “in principle” with the key recommendation of the report that a separate independent investigation should be undertaken into each death in custody…

Chamber meeting date: 30 November 2021

Gender-based Violence

Katy Clark (West Scotland) (Lab): "The statistics on violence against women and girls make sombre reading. The number of sexual crimes reported to Police Scotland, including rape and attempted rape, has gone up by 114 per cent over the past 10 years…

Chamber meeting date: 24 November 2021

Transvaginal Mesh Removal (Cost Reimbursement) (Scotland) Bill: Stage 1

Katy Clark (West Scotland) (Lab): "It is a pleasure to speak in the debate and I welcome the bill. I congratulate all those who have campaigned for the legislation over such a long time. I also welcome all the contributions that have been made so powerfully to the debate…

Chamber meeting date: 23 November 2021

Covid-19

Katy Clark (West Scotland) (Lab): "The First Minister knows that the vaccine starts waning around 10 weeks after the second dose. Given that and the number of people who are still waiting for their booster dose, does she accept that testing is a safer option?"

Votes

How Katy Clark has voted in Parliament

Find out how Katy Clark has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6M-02326

Action on Active Ventilation in Schools

Submitted by: Michael Marra, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Monday, November 29, 2021

Supported by: Paul Sweeney, Martin Whitfield
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Result 65 for, 54 against, 0 abstained, 10 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-02327.1

Protecting Patient Safety at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital

Submitted by: Douglas Ross, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Supported by: Rachael Hamilton, Douglas Lumsden
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Result 54 for, 64 against, 0 abstained, 11 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-02326.1

Action on Active Ventilation in Schools

Submitted by: Shirley-Anne Somerville, Dunfermline, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Supported by: Clare Haughey, Jamie Hepburn
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Result 65 for, 54 against, 0 abstained, 10 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-02327.2

Protecting Patient Safety at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital

Submitted by: Humza Yousaf, Glasgow Pollok, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Supported by: Kevin Stewart, Maree Todd
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Result 64 for, 54 against, 0 abstained, 11 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-02327

Protecting Patient Safety at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital

Submitted by: Anas Sarwar, Glasgow, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Monday, November 29, 2021

Supported by: Jackie Baillie, Carol Mochan, Paul O'Kane, Paul Sweeney
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Result 64 for, 55 against, 0 abstained, 10 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

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-04515

Asked by: Clark, Katy, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 19 November 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it collates the complaints about low-frequency noise that are made to local authorities."

Answered by: Mairi McAllan on 3 December 2021

Question ref. S6W-04514

Asked by: Clark, Katy, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 19 November 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government when it last issued guidance to local authorities on measuring low-frequency noise."

Answered by: Mairi McAllan on 3 December 2021

Question ref. S6W-04513

Asked by: Clark, Katy, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 19 November 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what research it has carried out regarding developing a method by environmental health officers for assessing low-frequency noise."

Answered by: Mairi McAllan on 3 December 2021

Question ref. S6W-04671

Asked by: Clark, Katy, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 29 November 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government by what date it will publish a revised work schedule for the implementation of the provisions of the Planning (Scotland) Act 2019."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-04368

Asked by: Clark, Katy, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 15 November 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what recent discussions it has had with (a) Police Scotland and (b) the Scottish Police Authority regarding how much Police Scotland has spent on dealing with cases of (i) sexual harassment and (ii) discrimination."

Answered by: Keith Brown on 25 November 2021

Question ref. S6W-04119

Asked by: Clark, Katy, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 4 November 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether the new hydrogen-powered vessel in Orkney will be covered by a collective bargaining agreement."

Answered by: Graeme Dey on 17 November 2021

Question ref. S6W-04120

Asked by: Clark, Katy, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 4 November 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what the anticipated delivery date is for the new hydrogen-powered vessel in Orkney."

Answered by: Graeme Dey on 17 November 2021

Question ref. S6W-04121

Asked by: Clark, Katy, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 4 November 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will meet the costs of hydrogen bunkering and refuelling infrastructure at Kirkwall and Shapinsay for the new hydrogen-powered vessel in Orkney."

Answered by: Graeme Dey on 17 November 2021

Question ref. S6W-04118

Asked by: Clark, Katy, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 4 November 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it plans to make a direct award to local authority operator, Orkney Ferries, for the new hydrogen-powered vessel in Orkney."

Answered by: Graeme Dey on 17 November 2021

Question ref. S6W-03802

Asked by: Clark, Katy, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18 October 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what the timetable is for publishing a revised work schedule on the implementation of the provisions in the Planning (Scotland) Act 2019."

Answered by: Tom Arthur on 15 November 2021

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