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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

Kenneth is not a member of any cross-party groups

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Kenneth does not have any parliamentary or government roles

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

06 September 2018 - 04 May 2021

Culture Tourism Europe and External Affairs Committee

Member

01 September 2020 - 04 May 2021

Education and Skills 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

25 October 2012 - 23 March 2016

Welfare Reform Committee

Substitute Member

15 June 2011 - 23 March 2016

Finance Committee

Convener

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: 24 June 2021

Cervical Screening

Kenneth Gibson (Cunninghame North) (SNP): "Human papillomavirus is known to cause 99 per cent of all cervical cancers, as well as cases of head, neck and anogenital cancers, so an HPV vaccination programme was introduced for secondary 1 girls in 2008 and for boys in 2019…

Chamber meeting date: 23 June 2021

Town Centres (Economic Recovery)

Kenneth Gibson (Cunninghame North) (SNP): "Does the minister agree that high street retailers operate at a severe disadvantage relative to online businesses, for example, with regard to paying rates…

Finance and Public Administration Committee meeting date: 22 June 2021

Decision on Taking Business in Private

The Convener: "Item 4 is a decision on taking business in private. Do members agree to take item 5 in private? If anybody disagrees, they should type N in the chat box. We agree to take item 5 in private…

Finance and Public Administration Committee meeting date: 22 June 2021

Interests

Kenneth Gibson (Cunninghame North) (SNP): "I have no relevant interests to declare."

Finance and Public Administration Committee meeting date: 22 June 2021

Deputy Convener

The Convener (Kenneth Gibson): "Thank you very much, John. I welcome everyone to the Finance and Public Administration Committee…

Votes

How Kenneth Gibson has voted in Parliament

Find out how Kenneth Gibson has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6M-00479

Coronavirus (Extension and Expiry) (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: John Swinney, Perthshire North, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Supported by: George Adam
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, June 24, 2021

Result 90 for, 32 against, 0 abstained, 7 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6 SP Bill 1 Amendment 13

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, June 24, 2021

Result 59 for, 61 against, 0 abstained, 9 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6 SP Bill 1 Amendment 14

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, June 24, 2021

Result 61 for, 60 against, 0 abstained, 8 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6 SP Bill 1 Amendment 22

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Result 33 for, 88 against, 0 abstained, 8 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6 SP Bill 1 Amendment 11

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Result 59 for, 117 against, 0 abstained, 6 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-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."

Awaiting answer

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."

Awaiting answer

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."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-00986

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

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on progress on green ports in Scotland."

Answered by: Ivan McKee on 23 June 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."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-00532

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

"To ask the Scottish Government whether the human right to a healthy environment will be included in any of its forthcoming legislation."

Answered by: Shona Robison on 17 June 2021

Question ref. S6W-00531

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

"To ask the Scottish Government when it plans to introduce legislation for the incorporation of the human rights recommended by its National Taskforce for Human Rights Leadership."

Answered by: Shona Robison on 17 June 2021

Question ref. S6W-00530

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

"To ask the Scottish Government when it plans to respond formally to the recommendations of its National Taskforce for Human Rights Leadership."

Answered by: Shona Robison on 17 June 2021

Question ref. S6W-00577

Asked by: Gibson, Kenneth, Cunninghame North, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 9 June 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will consider changing its COVID-19 regulations regarding the docking of UK cruise ships to enable passengers to embark and disembark in areas at protection level 2 or lower so that they have the same freedoms as people travelling between Scotland and England via plane, train or bus."

Answered by: Ivan McKee on 16 June 2021

Question ref. S6W-00513

Asked by: Gibson, Kenneth, Cunninghame North, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 7 June 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how much it has allocated to North Ayrshire Council to provide free school meals to primary four children from August 2021, and to primary five children from January 2022, in the financial year 2021-22."

Answered by: Shirley-Anne Somerville on 15 June 2021

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