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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Ken Macintosh

No Party Affiliation

MSP for West Scotland (Region) 2016 - present day

Scottish Labour

Former MSP for West Scotland (Region) 2016 - 2016

Former MSP for Eastwood (Constituency) 1999 - 2016

About Ken Macintosh

Contact details

Contact online

Twitter: @KenMacintoshMSP

Facebook: Ken's facebook

Committees

Ken is not a member of any committees

Cross-party groups

Ken is not a member of any cross-party groups

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Ken has 5 parliamentary and government roles

Presiding Officer's Advisory Group

Chair

Parliamentary Bureau

Convener

Conveners Group

Convener

Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body

Convener

Presiding Officer

Scottish Parliament

Party Roles

Ken does not have any party roles

Previous roles

Ken has had 21 previous roles

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

03 September 2013 - 08 January 2015

Public Audit Committee

Member

03 September 2013 - 08 January 2015

Welfare Reform Committee

Member

02 October 2008 - 22 March 2011

European and External Relations Committee

Substitute Member

13 June 2007 - 22 March 2011

Education Lifelong Learning and Culture Committee

Member

28 November 2006 - 02 April 2007

Subordinate Legislation Committee

Deputy Convener

04 June 2003 - 02 April 2007

Education Committee

Member

30 June 2005 - 02 April 2007

Health Committee

Substitute Member

06 September 2005 - 02 April 2007

Art Advisory Group

Member

30 June 2005 - 28 November 2006

Subordinate Legislation Committee

Member

18 March 2005 - 02 June 2005

Standards and Public Appointments Committee

Deputy Convener

10 June 2003 - 18 March 2005

Standards Committee

Deputy Convener

04 June 2003 - 10 June 2003

Standards Committee

Member

08 January 2001 - 31 March 2003

Enterprise and Lifelong Learning Committee

Member

08 January 2001 - 31 March 2003

Standards Committee

Member

23 January 2001 - 31 March 2003

Procedures Committee

Deputy Convener

16 April 2002 - 27 June 2002

Scottish Parliamentary Standards Commissioner Bill Committee

Deputy Convener

07 March 2002 - 16 April 2002

Scottish Parliamentary Standards Commissioner Bill Committee

Member

08 January 2001 - 23 January 2001

Procedures Committee

Member

17 June 1999 - 07 January 2001

Finance Committee

Member

17 June 1999 - 07 January 2001

Education Culture and Sport Committee

Member

14 September 2000 - 07 January 2001

Subordinate Legislation Committee

Member

Register of interests

Ken'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 Ken Macintosh. The date of their initial statement was 08 June 2016.

Remuneration and related undertaking

No registrable interests

Gifts

No registrable interests

Overseas visits

No registrable interests

Controlled transactions

No registrable interests

Heritable property

I have a quarter share of a house on Skye with an estimated overall value of between £150,001 and £200,000, which I acquired on 11 October 2012. I derive no income from this property.

Interest in shares

No registrable interests

Voluntary

No registrable interests

Recent Activity

What was said

What Ken Macintosh 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: 12 April 2021

One Minute’s Silence

The Presiding Officer (Ken Macintosh): "Good morning, colleagues. We meet today in unplanned, unexpected and rather sad circumstances to debate a motion of condolence following the death of His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh…

Chamber meeting date: 12 April 2021

Motion of Condolence

The Presiding Officer (Ken Macintosh): "I invite the First Minister to speak to and move the motion of condolence. 11:02"

Chamber meeting date: 24 March 2021

First Minister’s Question Time

The Presiding Officer (Ken Macintosh): "Good afternoon, colleagues. We will start today’s business with First Minister’s question time, but before we turn to questions I invite the First Minister to update the Parliament on the latest situation with the Covid pandemic."

Chamber meeting date: 24 March 2021

Education (Attainment)

The Presiding Officer: "I appreciate that this is a political exchange, and I always allow some latitude, but you have twice mentioned the House of Lords, First Minister. The point has been made. Interruption…

Chamber meeting date: 24 March 2021

Covid-19 Restrictions (Island Communities)

The Presiding Officer: "Thank you. I apologise to the half dozen members whom I was not able to select."

Votes

How Ken Macintosh has voted in Parliament

Find out how Ken Macintosh 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 not voted

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 not voted

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 not voted

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 not voted

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 Ken Macintosh 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. S4W-29946

Asked by: Macintosh, Ken, Eastwood, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 15 February 2016

"To ask the Scottish Government for what reason it did not hold a consultation regarding the introduction of regulations to allow for the unannounced inspection of dental practices."

Answered by: Maureen Watt on 10 March 2016

Question ref. S4W-29764

Asked by: Macintosh, Ken, Eastwood, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 9 February 2016

"To ask the Scottish Government how restorative justice is being used to restore relationships that have broken down as a result of bullying."

Answered by: Alasdair Allan on 3 March 2016

Question ref. S4W-29948

Asked by: Macintosh, Ken, Eastwood, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 15 February 2016

"To ask the Scottish Government what it considers the unannounced inspection of dental practices will achieve."

Answered by: Maureen Watt on 2 March 2016

Question ref. S4W-29947

Asked by: Macintosh, Ken, Eastwood, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 15 February 2016

"To ask the Scottish Government whether changes in the behaviour of practitioners led to the decision to introduce the unannounced inspection of dental practices and, if so, what these were."

Answered by: Maureen Watt on 2 March 2016

Question ref. S4W-29949

Asked by: Macintosh, Ken, Eastwood, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 15 February 2016

"To ask the Scottish Government how often practitioners will be subject to the unannounced inspection of dental practices."

Answered by: Maureen Watt on 2 March 2016

Question ref. S4W-29920

Asked by: Macintosh, Ken, Eastwood, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 11 February 2016

"To ask the Scottish Government, in light of the potential impact on devolved areas of responsibility, whether it will refer a general policy memorandum on the Immigration Bill to the Devolution (Further Powers) Committee."

Answered by: John Swinney on 2 March 2016

Question ref. S4W-29761

Asked by: Macintosh, Ken, Eastwood, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 9 February 2016

"To ask the Scottish Government how it ensures that staff, practitioners and agencies have the confidence and willingness to record and report bullying incidents."

Answered by: John Swinney on 1 March 2016

Question ref. S4W-29765

Asked by: Macintosh, Ken, Eastwood, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 9 February 2016

"To ask the Scottish Government how indicators and evidence are used to ensure that policies to deal with bullying are being implemented effectively."

Answered by: Alasdair Allan on 29 February 2016

Question ref. S4W-29763

Asked by: Macintosh, Ken, Eastwood, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 9 February 2016

"To ask the Scottish Government what it is doing to ensure that parental rights and responsibilities are being respected when dealing with bullying incidents."

Answered by: Alasdair Allan on 29 February 2016

Question ref. S4W-29762

Asked by: Macintosh, Ken, Eastwood, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 9 February 2016

"To ask the Scottish Government how it is promoting the need to maintain clear lines of transparency, communication and accountability between everyone involved in responding to bullying incidents."

Answered by: Alasdair Allan on 29 February 2016

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