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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

Facebook: Kenneth's facebook

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 6536
Text relay calls welcome.

Contact at their Constituency

15 Main Street
Dalry
KA24 5DL

Phone: 01294 833687
Text relay calls welcome.

Find out when the MSP's surgery times are on their website.

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.

Chamber meeting date: 25 January 2022

Covid-19

Kenneth Gibson (Cunninghame North) (SNP): "Will the First Minister advise us how much it costs to treat the average patient with Covid-19 in intensive care…

Chamber meeting date: 20 January 2022

Independence Referendum (Staffing Resources)

Kenneth Gibson (Cunninghame North) (SNP): "Can the cabinet secretary advise the Parliament how staffing resources allocated to preparing for a new independence referendum compare to the number of staff who are currently dealing with Brexit, more than a year after we left the European Union?"

Chamber meeting date: 20 January 2022

Strategic Transport Projects Review 2

Kenneth Gibson (Cunninghame North) (SNP): "The A737 is a major arterial route through North Ayrshire and Renfrewshire. Previously in the chamber, the cabinet secretary has assured me that the A737 will be considered for inclusion in the STPR2…

Chamber meeting date: 20 January 2022

Prestwick Airport

Kenneth Gibson (Cunninghame North) (SNP): "The leader of North Ayrshire Council’s Tory group, Councillor Tom Marshall, has called for Prestwick airport to be closed…

Chamber meeting date: 19 January 2022

Fire Alarm Standards

Kenneth Gibson (Cunninghame North) (SNP): "How many lives is a full implementation of this specific measure expected to save in a year…

Votes

How Kenneth Gibson has voted in Parliament

Find out how Kenneth Gibson has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6M-02895

Transvaginal Mesh Removal (Cost Reimbursement) (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: Humza Yousaf, Glasgow Pollok, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Thursday, January 20, 2022

Supported by: Kevin Stewart, Maree Todd
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Result 120 for, 0 against, 0 abstained, 9 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6 SP Bill 3 Amendment 2

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Result 49 for, 67 against, 0 abstained, 13 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6 SP Bill 3 Amendment 1

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Result 49 for, 67 against, 0 abstained, 13 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-02853

Approval of SSI

Submitted by: George Adam, Paisley, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Result 87 for, 33 against, 0 abstained, 9 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-02839.1

Education Failures and Guaranteeing the 2022 Exam Diet

Submitted by: Shirley-Anne Somerville, Dunfermline, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Supported by: Clare Haughey, Jamie Hepburn
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Result 67 for, 54 against, 0 abstained, 8 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

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-05981

Asked by: Gibson, Kenneth, Cunninghame North, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25 January 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what bearing the conclusions of the Endometriosis UK report, Analysis of Endometriosis Service Provision in Scotland, in January 2022, will have on the timescale for action to improve the diagnosis and treatment of endometriosis."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-05769

Asked by: Gibson, Kenneth, Cunninghame North, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21 January 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what support is being provided to travel agents to assist them in their recovery from the financial impact on their businesses of the Omicron variant of COVID-19."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-05379

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

"To ask the Scottish Government how many people it anticipates will be in the (a) higher and (b) top income tax bands in April 2022."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-05378

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

"To ask the Scottish Government how many people were in the (a) higher and (b) top income tax bands in April 2021."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-04890

Asked by: Gibson, Kenneth, Cunninghame North, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 8 December 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how much it will spend in the current financial year (a) on welfare, (b) on telecoms and (c) in total in order to mitigate any impact of decisions taken by the UK Government."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-04194

Asked by: Gibson, Kenneth, Cunninghame North, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 5 November 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how much it expects to spend on reserved policy areas in 2021-22, with itemised details for each expenditure line."

Answered by: Kate Forbes on 3 December 2021

Question ref. S6W-04570

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

"To ask the Scottish Government how much North Ayrshire Council will pay in Public Private Partnership (PPP) and Private Finance Initiative (PFI) payments in the financial year 2021-22."

Answered by: Kate Forbes on 1 December 2021

Question ref. S6W-04281

Asked by: Gibson, Kenneth, Cunninghame North, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11 November 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what its capital allocation has been to North Ayrshire Council in real terms in each year since 1999-2000, up to and including 2021-22."

Answered by: Tom Arthur on 24 November 2021

Question ref. S6W-04259

Asked by: Gibson, Kenneth, Cunninghame North, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 8 November 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how much funding it provided to the (a) Cunninghame, (b) Irvine and (c) Trust Housing Associations for the construction of new housing in each year between 1999 and 2011."

Answered by: Shona Robison on 23 November 2021

Question ref. S6W-04258

Asked by: Gibson, Kenneth, Cunninghame North, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 8 November 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how much funding it provided to North Ayrshire Council for the construction of new council housing in each year between 1999 and 2011."

Answered by: Shona Robison on 23 November 2021

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