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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Maggie Chapman

Scottish Green Party

MSP for North East Scotland (Region) 2021 - present day

About Maggie Chapman

Contact details

Contact online

X (previously known as Twitter): @MaggieChapman

Facebook: Maggie's facebook

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 6332
Text relay calls welcome.

Contact at local office

10 Panmure Street
Dundee
DD1 2BW

Phone: 01382 279991
Text relay calls welcome.

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

Committees

Cross-party groups

Maggie is a member of 15 cross-party groups

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Animal Welfare

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Colleges and Universities

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Co-Operatives

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Cuba

Deputy Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on End of Life Choices

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Fair Trade

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on International Development

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on LGBTI+

Co-Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Migration

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Nuclear Disarmament

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Palestine

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Scottish Gypsy/Traveller Community

Deputy Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on WASPI

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Wellbeing Economy

Co-Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Women, Families and Justice

Member

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Maggie has 1 parliamentary and government role

Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body

Appointed Member

Party Roles

Maggie has 3 party roles

Party Spokesperson on Equality

Scottish Green Party

Party Spokesperson on Human Rights

Scottish Green Party

Party Spokesperson on Justice

Scottish Green Party

Previous roles

Maggie has had 2 previous roles

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

08 September 2021 - 18 June 2024

Economy and Fair Work Committee

Member

17 June 2021 - 23 June 2021

Equalities Human Rights and Civil Justice Committee

Member

Register of interests

Maggie'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 Maggie Chapman. The date of their initial statement was 08 June 2021.

Remuneration and related undertaking

Until April 2019 I was Chief Executive Officer of the Scottish Council for Visual Impairment (SCOVI), a charitable organisation which serves as an umbrella body for organisations concerned with visual impairment (of C/o 50 Gillespie Crescent, Edinburgh, EH10 4JB). I spent 21 hours per week in the role and received between £20,001 and £25,000.

Until 30 June 2021 I was the Chief Operating Officer of Edinburgh Rape Crisis Centre, a charitable organisation supporting survivors of sexual violence (of 17 Claremont Crescent, Edinburgh, EH7 4 HX). I spent 28 hours per week in the role and received between £25,001 and £30,000 per annum. [Amended interest, 26 August 2022]

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: 22 November 2023]

I am a member of the National Executive of Democratic Left Scotland, a political organisation that focusses on the left / radical politics of Scotland. This is a voluntary role, for which I receive no remuneration.

I am a member of the editorial committee of the Scottish Left Review, which produces a bi-monthly magazine on left politics. This is a voluntary role, for which I receive no remuneration.

I am a Board member of the North East Scotland Climate Action Network, a hub organisation that supports and encourages communities in the North East to take local action to tackle to climate emergency. This is a voluntary role, for which I receive no remuneration. [Registered 22 November 2022]

I am a member of Unite the Union. [Registered 22 November 2022]

Recent Activity

What was said

What Maggie Chapman 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: 19 June 2024

Growing the Economy

Maggie Chapman (North East Scotland) (Green): "I am pleased to open on behalf of the Scottish Greens. The title of this afternoon’s debate raises two fundamental questions: what do we mean by the economy, and what is it that we want to grow…

Chamber meeting date: 18 June 2024

Agriculture and Rural Communities (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3

Maggie Chapman (North East Scotland) (Green): "On a point of order, Presiding Officer. For some reason, my app did not work. I would have voted yes."

Equalities, Human Rights and Civil Justice Committee meeting date: 18 June 2024

Disability Commissioner (Scotland) Bill: Stage 1

Maggie Chapman (North East Scotland) (Green): "Thank you, convener. I probably should have done this at the start of our evidence taking…

Chamber meeting date: 12 June 2024

Public Sector Pay Policy

3. Maggie Chapman (North East Scotland) (Green): "To ask the Scottish Government how its recently published public sector pay policy will support public sector workers to cope with the cost of living. (S6O-03559)"

Chamber meeting date: 12 June 2024

Parliamentary Bureau Motions

Maggie Chapman (North East Scotland) (Green): "Will the cabinet secretary take an intervention?"

Votes

How Maggie Chapman has voted in Parliament

Find out how Maggie Chapman has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6M-13679.1

Scottish Government Priorities: Growing the Economy

Submitted by: Maggie Chapman, North East Scotland, Scottish Green Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Result 88 for, 26 against, 0 abstained, 15 did not vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-13679.2

Scottish Government Priorities: Growing the Economy

Submitted by: Murdo Fraser, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Result 29 for, 88 against, 0 abstained, 12 did not vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-13679.3

Scottish Government Priorities: Growing the Economy

Submitted by: Daniel Johnson, Edinburgh Southern, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Supported by: Paul Sweeney
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Result 49 for, 67 against, 0 abstained, 13 did not vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6 SP Bill 33 Amendment 34

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Result 26 for, 87 against, 0 abstained, 16 did not vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6 SP Bill 33 Amendment 35

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Result 26 for, 86 against, 0 abstained, 17 did not vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motions

Questions

Questions Maggie Chapman has asked

These are the questions that this MSP has asked in Parliament. It also includes any answer to those questions.

Question ref. S6O-03636

Asked by: Chapman, Maggie, North East Scotland, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 19 June 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on what action it is undertaking to tackle racism in justice and community safety-related public bodies."

Taken in the Chamber on 26 June 2024

Question ref. S6O-03559

Asked by: Chapman, Maggie, North East Scotland, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 5 June 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government how its recently published public sector pay policy will support public sector workers to cope with the cost of living."

Taken in the Chamber on 12 June 2024

Question ref. S6O-03535

Asked by: Chapman, Maggie, North East Scotland, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 29 May 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on any discussions that it has had with universities across Scotland about how public money is used, including in relation to any activities that may impact the ongoing conflict in Palestine."

Taken in the Chamber on 6 June 2024

Question ref. S6O-03490

Asked by: Chapman, Maggie, North East Scotland, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 22 May 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on what action it is taking to tackle wildlife crime."

Taken in the Chamber on 29 May 2024

Question ref. S6O-03355

Asked by: Chapman, Maggie, North East Scotland, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 17 April 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government what its position is on whether public sector bodies should support pregnant workers and new parents with 52 weeks of maternity leave at full pay."

Answered by Tom Arthur on 25 April 2024

Question ref. S6O-03365

Asked by: Chapman, Maggie, North East Scotland, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 24 April 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on work undertaken to resolve any public sector equal pay disputes."

Taken in the Chamber on 1 May 2024

Question ref. S6F-02974

Asked by: Chapman, Maggie, North East Scotland, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 25 March 2024

"To ask the First Minister whether he will provide an update on what action the Scottish Government is taking to deliver the New Deal for Tenants."

Taken in the Chamber on 28 March 2024

Question ref. S6O-03287

Asked by: Chapman, Maggie, North East Scotland, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 20 March 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government what it is doing to support the mental wellbeing of asylum seekers accommodated in hotels in Scotland."

Taken in the Chamber on 28 March 2024

Question ref. S6O-03225

Asked by: Chapman, Maggie, North East Scotland, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 13 March 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government what its response is to the recent report by the Scottish Human Rights Commission to the United Nations Human Rights Committee, which referred to the need to improve conditions across the prison estate and improve access to appropriate healthcare for those in detention."

Taken in the Chamber on 20 March 2024

Question ref. S6O-03133

Asked by: Chapman, Maggie, North East Scotland, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 21 February 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on its discussions with the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service regarding the plans required to address the carcinogenic nature of firefighting."

Taken in the Chamber on 28 February 2024

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