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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Lorna Slater

Scottish Green Party

MSP for Lothian (Region) 2021 - present day

About Lorna Slater

Contact details

Contact online

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 6997
Text relay calls welcome.

Committees

Lorna is not a member of any committees

Cross-party groups

Lorna is not a member of any cross-party groups

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Lorna has 1 parliamentary and government role

Minister for Green Skills, Circular Economy and Biodiversity

Scottish Government

Party Roles

Lorna has 3 party roles

Party Leader

Scottish Green Party

Party Spokesperson on Economic Recovery

Scottish Green Party

Party Spokesperson on Green Industrial Strategy

Scottish Green Party

Previous roles

Lorna had 1 previous role

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

17 June 2021 - 08 September 2021

Economy and Fair Work Committee

Member

Register of interests

Lorna'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 Lorna Slater. The date of their initial statement was 27 May 2021.

Remuneration and related undertaking

Until 18 June I was an Engineering Project Manager with Orbital Marine Power Ltd, a firm concerned with the design, build and deployment of tidal turbines (of Exchange Place 2, 5 Semple St, Edinburgh EH3 8BL). I received remuneration of between £60,001 and £65,000 per annum and spent approximately 3 days per month on the role until my departure, on 18 June 2021. I received a final payment of £1451.75 on 28 June 2021. (Amended interest 30 June 2021]

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

[Ceased interest removed from entry: 31 August 2022]

My husband is a freelance filmmaker who may apply for Government grants from time to time in the course of his work.

Recent Activity

What was said

What Lorna Slater 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: 28 September 2022

4 Day Week Global Pilot

The Minister for Green Skills, Circular Economy and Biodiversity (Lorna Slater): "The Scottish Government has a keen interest in the trial, and at the halfway point indicative results demonstrate positive experiences for employers and workers…

Chamber meeting date: 27 September 2022

Adopt a Road

The Minister for Green Skills, Circular Economy and Biodiversity (Lorna Slater): "I am sorry that I have shifted to a different seat, Presiding Officer; my card did not work at the desk where I was sitting, which I will note. I congratulate Kenny Gibson on securing this members’ business debate…

Chamber meeting date: 28 June 2022

Coronavirus (Recovery and Reform) (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3

The Minister for Green Skills, Circular Economy and Biodiversity (Lorna Slater): "On a point of order, Presiding Officer. My app did not connect. I would have voted no."

Chamber meeting date: 16 June 2022

Bracken Control (Asulox)

The Minister for Green Skills, Circular Economy and Biodiversity (Lorna Slater): "An emergency authorisation for the use of the herbicide product Asulox for bracken control has been submitted for 2022…

Chamber meeting date: 16 June 2022

Role of Incineration in Waste Hierarchy

The Minister for Green Skills, Circular Economy and Biodiversity (Lorna Slater): "Finding better ways to manage the waste that our society is creating, and ways to reduce its total amount, are a key part of moving towards our vision for Scotland’s circular economy and of tackling the twin climate and biodiversity crises…

Votes

How Lorna Slater has voted in Parliament

Find out how Lorna Slater has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6 SP Bill 18 Amendment 92

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Result 28 for, 85 against, 0 abstained, 16 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6 SP Bill 18 Amendment 83

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Result 21 for, 93 against, 0 abstained, 15 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6 SP Bill 18 Amendment 81

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Result 48 for, 66 against, 0 abstained, 15 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6 SP Bill 18 Amendment 80

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Result 50 for, 63 against, 0 abstained, 16 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6 SP Bill 18 Amendment 78

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Result 27 for, 86 against, 0 abstained, 16 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motions

Written questions

Written questions Lorna Slater 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-02352

Asked by: Slater, Lorna, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 19 August 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what action it has taken to ensure that (a) Forth Ports and (b) other port operators have appropriate measures in place, such as demarcation areas or no activity areas, to protect the public using the water for recreation, while ensuring the requirements of the access code are maintained."

Answered by: Graeme Dey on 13 September 2021

Question ref. S6W-02353

Asked by: Slater, Lorna, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 19 August 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what legal duty (a) Forth Ports and (b) other port operators in the Firth of Forth have to ensure the safety of any members of the public who are lawfully using the water for recreational purposes under Outdoor Access legislation."

Answered by: Graeme Dey on 13 September 2021

Question ref. S6W-02424

Asked by: Slater, Lorna, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 20 August 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on talks with the Scottish Green Party on a potential co-operation agreement."

Answered by: Nicola Sturgeon on 20 August 2021

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