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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

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

Until 31 August 2021 I was an unremunerated Trustee for the social enterprise The Edinburgh Remakery. I stood down from this role when my ministerial appointment was confirmed. [Amended interest 31 August 2021]

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: 13 July 2021

Covid-19

Lorna Slater (Lothian) (Green): "The Scottish Greens have long supported a cautious approach that prioritises saving lives and preventing illness…

Chamber meeting date: 24 June 2021

Amazon

3. Lorna Slater (Lothian) (Green): "This week, ITN revealed that the Amazon warehouse in Dunfermline is destroying millions of new, unsold items, including televisions, laptops and face coverings. That level of waste is obscene…

Chamber meeting date: 23 June 2021

Economic Recovery Support (Fair Work Practices and Climate Obligations)

2. Lorna Slater (Lothian) (Green): "To ask the Scottish Government what action it will take to ensure that money invested in economic recovery by way of grants, loans and other funding will support fair work practices and climate obligations for any companies that receive such support…

Economy and Fair Work Committee meeting date: 23 June 2021

Interests

Lorna Slater (Lothian) (Green): "As per my entry in the register of members’ interests, I recently worked at Orbital Marine Power Ltd, which is a tidal energy company, and I therefore received my final payment during my time as an MSP…

Chamber meeting date: 22 June 2021

Coronavirus (Extension and Expiry) (Scotland) Bill: Stage 1

Lorna Slater (Lothian) (Green): "The emergency presented by the Covid pandemic has, in some senses, brought out the best in us…

Votes

How Lorna Slater has voted in Parliament

Find out how Lorna Slater 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

Motions made by Lorna Slater in Parliament

Find out what motions Lorna Slater has submitted recently.

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-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

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."

Awaiting answer

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."

Awaiting answer

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