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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

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.

Committees

Cross-party groups

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 had 1 previous role

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

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

I am 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 receive between £25,001 and £30,000 per annum. I spend 28 hours per week in the role but have submitted my resignation and will be in post until 30 June 2021.

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.

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

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 Board member of Voices for Scotland, a campaigning organisation that seeks to build support for Scottish independence. 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.

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: 20 January 2022

Land Speculation (Carbon Offsetting)

2. Maggie Chapman (North East Scotland) (Green): "To ask the Scottish Government what measures it is planning to introduce to protect communities and ecosystems from land speculation associated with carbon offsetting. (S6O-00651)"

Chamber meeting date: 20 January 2022

Nationality and Borders Bill

3. Maggie Chapman (North East Scotland) (Green): "To ask the First Minister what impact the United Kingdom Government’s Nationality and Borders Bill will have on devolved functions. (S6F-00675)"

Chamber meeting date: 20 January 2022

Nuclear Weapons Treaties

Maggie Chapman (North East Scotland) (Green): "That is no problem, Presiding Officer. Thank you. I thank Bill Kidd for lodging his motion and for securing the debate…

Chamber meeting date: 20 January 2022

Prestwick Airport

Maggie Chapman (North East Scotland) (Green): "I thank the cabinet secretary for the advance sight of her statement and for outlining what has happened in relation to the various potential buyers over the past couple of years…

Economy and Fair Work Committee meeting date: 12 January 2022

Subsidy Control Bill

Maggie Chapman (North East Scotland) (Green): "Good morning, and thank you for joining us. I will follow up the theme of consultation and explore a little bit more from your different perspectives not only what needs to be consulted on but who the key players should be…

Votes

How Maggie Chapman has voted in Parliament

Find out how Maggie Chapman has voted recently.

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

Motion ref. S6M-02839

Education Failures and Guaranteeing the 2022 Exam Diet

Submitted by: Meghan Gallacher, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Monday, January 17, 2022

Supported by: Sharon Dowey
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Result 67 for, 53 against, 1 abstained, 8 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-02852

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 68 for, 53 against, 0 abstained, 8 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-02838

Protecting Local Government Funding in Scotland

Submitted by: Miles Briggs, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Monday, January 17, 2022

Supported by: Sharon Dowey
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Result 65 for, 56 against, 0 abstained, 8 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motions

Written questions

Written questions Maggie Chapman 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-05798

Asked by: Chapman, Maggie, North East Scotland, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 20 January 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what engagement it has had with Unite the Union hospitality workers regarding their reported grievances with MacMerry 300 in relation to pay issues and allegations of bullying, failing to investigate sexual misconduct and covering up a COVID-19 outbreak."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-05296

Asked by: Chapman, Maggie, North East Scotland, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 23 December 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S5W-31470 by Roseanna Cunningham on 7 September 2020, and the recommendation in the Scottish Animal Welfare Commission's Report on the use of rodent glue traps in Scotland that glue traps be banned, when it is planning to bring forward legislation to implement such a ban."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-04731

Asked by: Chapman, Maggie, North East Scotland, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 29 November 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what information it has about the efficacy of lateral flow tests in detecting the new Omicron variant of COVID-19."

Answered by: Maree Todd on 8 December 2021

Question ref. S6W-04517

Asked by: Chapman, Maggie, North East Scotland, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 17 November 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what plans are in place to ensure that there is a coordinated, fair and equitable planning system for the marine environment."

Answered by: Mairi McAllan on 1 December 2021

Question ref. S6W-04292

Asked by: Chapman, Maggie, North East Scotland, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 12 November 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government, in light of the reported outbreak of avian influenza in Angus, for what reason there is not routine vaccination against this virus in Scotland."

Answered by: Mairi Gougeon on 23 November 2021

Question ref. S6O-00335

Asked by: Chapman, Maggie, North East Scotland, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 27 October 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what engagement it has had with the University of Dundee about Unite the Union's industrial action over its position that proposed pension changes will disproportionately affect workers on lower pay grades."

Answered by: Jamie Hepburn on 4 November 2021

Question ref. S6W-03324

Asked by: Chapman, Maggie, North East Scotland, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 27 September 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the commitment made by the Cabinet Secretary for Social Security and Older People on 19 May 2020 regarding the provision of additional support to young carers."

Answered by: Ben Macpherson on 14 October 2021

Question ref. S6W-03358

Asked by: Chapman, Maggie, North East Scotland, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 28 September 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it reviewed the human rights implications of Police Scotland's work in Sri Lanka, and whether it will publish the paper that was presented at a meeting of Police Scotland’s International Development Board on 19 May 2021 regarding its work with the police force in Sri Lanka, which led to a decision at…

Answered by: Keith Brown on 13 October 2021

Question ref. S6W-03227

Asked by: Chapman, Maggie, North East Scotland, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 21 September 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what mechanisms, other than local authority byelaws, it would consider appropriate to create protest-free buffer zones outside clinics that provide abortion services."

Answered by: Maree Todd on 29 September 2021

Question ref. S6W-03004

Asked by: Chapman, Maggie, North East Scotland, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 16 September 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide details of any public funding for which it has responsibility that has supported companies that develop, manufacture or market in the arms trade in each of the last five years, also broken down by which companies received funding."

Answered by: Ivan McKee on 27 September 2021

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