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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Kenneth Gibson

Scottish National Party

MSP for Cunninghame North (Constituency) 2007 - present day

Former MSP for Glasgow (Region) 1999 - 2003

About Kenneth Gibson

Contact details

Contact online

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 6536
Text relay calls welcome.

Committees

Kenneth is a member of 1 committee

Cross-party groups

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Kenneth has 1 parliamentary and government role

Conveners Group

Member

Party Roles

Kenneth does not have any party roles

Previous roles

Kenneth has had 20 previous roles

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

17 June 2021 - 22 June 2021

Finance and Public Administration Committee

Member

01 September 2020 - 04 May 2021

Education and Skills Committee

Member

06 September 2018 - 04 May 2021

Culture Tourism Europe and External Affairs Committee

Member

29 August 2017 - 04 May 2021

Presiding Officer's Advisory Group

Member

08 June 2016 - 01 September 2020

Local Government and Communities Committee

Member

29 September 2016 - 06 September 2018

Public Audit and Postlegislative Scrutiny Committee

Substitute Member

07 September 2016 - 29 September 2016

Public Audit Committee

Substitute Member

15 June 2011 - 23 March 2016

Conveners Group

Member

15 June 2011 - 23 March 2016

Finance Committee

Convener

25 October 2012 - 23 March 2016

Welfare Reform Committee

Substitute Member

01 June 2011 - 15 June 2011

Finance Committee

Member

02 September 2008 - 22 March 2011

Education Lifelong Learning and Culture Committee

Deputy Convener

26 February 2009 - 05 November 2009

Finance Committee

Substitute Member

26 June 2008 - 02 September 2008

Education Lifelong Learning and Culture Committee

Member

20 June 2007 - 26 June 2008

Local Government and Communities Committee

Deputy Convener

13 June 2007 - 20 June 2007

Local Government and Communities Committee

Member

19 September 2001 - 31 March 2003

Social Justice Committee

Deputy Convener

09 May 2002 - 05 September 2002

Local Government Committee

Member

06 September 2001 - 19 September 2001

Social Justice Committee

Member

17 June 1999 - 06 September 2001

Local Government Committee

Member

Register of interests

Kenneth'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 Kenneth Gibson. The date of their initial statement was 13 May 2021.

Remuneration and related undertaking

No registrable interests

Gifts

No registrable interests

Overseas visits

No registrable interests

Controlled transactions

No registrable interests

Heritable property

I own a flat in Glasgow with a market value of between £100,001 and £150,000 from which I receive gross annual income of up to £5,000. The costs associated with this property exceed the income from letting it.

Interest in shares

No registrable interests

Voluntary

No registrable interests

Recent Activity

What was said

What Kenneth Gibson 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.

Finance and Public Administration Committee meeting date: 14 September 2021

Interests

The Convener (Kenneth Gibson): "Good morning and welcome to the fourth meeting in 2021 of the Finance and Public Administration Committee. Agenda item 1 is to invite Ross Greer to declare any relevant interests."

Finance and Public Administration Committee meeting date: 14 September 2021

Pre-budget Scrutiny 2022-23: Public Finances and the Impact of Covid-19

The Convener: "Item 2 is pre-budget scrutiny of Scotland’s public finances in 2022-23 and the impact of Covid-19. We will hear from two panels of witnesses…

Chamber meeting date: 9 September 2021

Cultural Sector (Support)

8. Kenneth Gibson (Cunninghame North) (SNP): "To ask the Scottish Government how it is supporting the cultural sector’s recovery in the current financial year, including the provision of funding. (S6O-00122)"

Chamber meeting date: 8 September 2021

Covid-19

Kenneth Gibson (Cunninghame North) (SNP): "For island communities, life can still be all too easily disrupted by the pandemic…

Chamber meeting date: 7 September 2021

Reserved Board Seats for Islanders

Kenneth Gibson (Cunninghame North) (SNP): "I congratulate my colleague Alasdair Allan on securing debating time for this important matter. As an MSP representing the islands of Arran and Cumbrae, I welcome the opportunity to speak in the debate…

Votes

How Kenneth Gibson has voted in Parliament

Find out how Kenneth Gibson 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 Kenneth Gibson 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-02986

Asked by: Gibson, Kenneth, Cunninghame North, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 14 September 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how much funding it will contribute towards the £170 million regeneration works to support investment in site infrastructure at the North Shore area of Ardrossan, which includes a new community campus, harbour and marina improvements, international marine science centre and residential and business developments."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-02465

Asked by: Gibson, Kenneth, Cunninghame North, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25 August 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government when proposals for the introduction of Compulsory Sales Orders will be brought forward."

Answered by: Tom Arthur on 2 September 2021

Question ref. S6W-01500

Asked by: Gibson, Kenneth, Cunninghame North, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 15 July 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government further to the answer to question S6W-01033 by Humza Yousaf on 15 July 2021, what is meant by "certain infectious and parasitic diseases.""

Answered by: Humza Yousaf on 24 August 2021

Question ref. S6W-01499

Asked by: Gibson, Kenneth, Cunninghame North, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 15 July 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S6W-01033 by Humza Yousaf on 15 July 2021, for what reason influenza, pneumonia and other infectious diseases were not included in the figures provided."

Answered by: Humza Yousaf on 24 August 2021

Question ref. S6W-01631

Asked by: Gibson, Kenneth, Cunninghame North, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20 July 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government by what date the £60 million that it committed to renewing every play park in Scotland during the current parliamentary session will be distributed to local authorities, and what mechanism will be used to determine the resources that will be allocated to each local authority."

Answered by: Clare Haughey on 17 August 2021

Question ref. S6W-01034

Asked by: Gibson, Kenneth, Cunninghame North, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 24 June 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how many people died of food poisoning in each of the last five years for which figures are available."

Answered by: Humza Yousaf on 23 July 2021

Question ref. S6W-01161

Asked by: Gibson, Kenneth, Cunninghame North, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 2 July 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how many children aged under 16, who went missing in 2019, were still missing a year later."

Answered by: Ash Denham on 19 July 2021

Question ref. S6W-01033

Asked by: Gibson, Kenneth, Cunninghame North, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 24 June 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how many people died of infectious diseases in each of the last five years for which figures are available, broken down by disease."

Answered by: Humza Yousaf on 14 July 2021

Question ref. S6W-01001

Asked by: Gibson, Kenneth, Cunninghame North, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23 June 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what criteria are used when distributing the Bus Partnership Fund."

Answered by: Graeme Dey on 8 July 2021

Question ref. S6W-00987

Asked by: Gibson, Kenneth, Cunninghame North, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 22 June 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what representations it has made to the UK Government regarding reported plans to reduce universal credit payments by £1,040 a year, in light of concerns that this may lead to a return to austerity."

Answered by: Ben Macpherson on 7 July 2021

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