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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Mary Fee

Scottish Labour

MSP for West Scotland (Region) 2011 - present day

About Mary Fee

Contact details

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Committees

Cross-party groups

Mary is not a member of any cross-party groups

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Mary does not have any parliamentary or government roles

Party Roles

Mary does not have any party roles

Previous roles

Mary has had 26 previous roles

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

19 December 2017 - 02 September 2019

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Education and Young People

Scottish Labour

19 December 2017 - 02 September 2019

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Skills

Scottish Labour

19 December 2017 - 02 September 2019

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Health

Scottish Labour

19 December 2017 - 02 September 2019

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Equal Opportunities

Scottish Labour

19 December 2017 - 02 September 2019

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Sport

Scottish Labour

19 April 2017 - 13 December 2018

Pow of Inchaffray Drainage Commission Scotland Bill Committee

Member

09 January 2018 - 01 November 2018

Education and Skills Committee

Member

08 June 2016 - 09 January 2018

Justice Committee

Member

28 June 2016 - 09 January 2018

Public Petitions Committee

Substitute Member

27 October 2016 - 09 January 2018

Justice SubCommittee on Policing

Convener

25 May 2016 - 19 December 2017

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Justice

Scottish Labour

14 June 2017 - 14 December 2017

Writers to the Signet Dependants Annuity Fund Amendment Scotland Bill Committee

Member

19 April 2017 - 21 November 2017

Edinburgh Bakers Widows Fund Bill Committee

Member

06 October 2016 - 27 October 2016

Justice SubCommittee on Policing

Member

08 June 2016 - 29 September 2016

Equal Opportunities Committee

Member

10 September 2015 - 23 March 2016

Standards Procedures and Public Appointments Committee

Deputy Convener

29 October 2015 - 17 December 2015

Interests of Members of the Scottish Parliament Amendment Bill Committee

Deputy Convener

22 September 2015 - 29 October 2015

Interests of Members of the Scottish Parliament Amendment Bill Committee

Member

02 September 2015 - 10 September 2015

Standards Procedures and Public Appointments Committee

Member

03 September 2013 - 02 September 2015

Infrastructure and Capital Investment Committee

Member

03 September 2013 - 08 January 2015

Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee

Substitute Member

10 January 2012 - 03 September 2013

Equal Opportunities Committee

Convener

23 June 2011 - 03 September 2013

Finance Committee

Substitute Member

10 January 2012 - 03 September 2013

Conveners Group

Member

22 December 2011 - 10 January 2012

Equal Opportunities Committee

Member

01 June 2011 - 21 December 2011

Health and Sport Committee

Member

Register of interests

Mary'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 Mary Fee. The date of their initial statement was 24 May 2016.

Remuneration and related undertaking

No registrable interests

Gifts

No registrable interests

Overseas visits

From 12 August to 17 August 2018 I participated in a visit, by the cross party group on Building Bridges with Israel, to Israel and the Palestinian Territories. During the course of the visit the CPG travelled extensively across Israel and in addition visited the occupied Palestinian Territories. I met with many organisations and individuals to hear and discuss issues of concern and areas for possible future engagement. The costs of my visit were met by the embassy of Israel in the United Kingdom (MFA) (Of 2 Palace Green, Kensington, London W8 4QB) and in respect of my travel, accommodation and hospitality are estimated to be of the value of £2,200. [Registered 5 September 2018]

Controlled transactions

No registrable interests

Heritable property

No registrable interests

Interest in shares

No registrable interests

Voluntary

I am a supporter of the Cats Protection League.

I am a member of the GMB union.

Recent Activity

What was said

What Mary Fee 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: 18 March 2021

Adults with Additional Support Needs (Employment)

3. Mary Fee (West Scotland) (Lab): "To ask the Scottish Government how it is supporting adults with additional support needs in the West Scotland region into employment. (S5O-05132)"

Equalities and Human Rights Committee meeting date: 18 March 2021

Human Rights

Mary Fee (West Scotland) (Lab): "Good morning, cabinet secretary. I will ask you to say a bit more about mainstreaming human rights. First, I will pick up on Joe FitzPatrick’s point about Gypsy Travellers…

Chamber meeting date: 16 March 2021

United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (Incorporation) (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3

Mary Fee (West Scotland) (Lab): "The issue of guidance has been of interest to many stakeholders and many members across all parties throughout the consideration of the bill, which prompted me to lodge my amendments in relation to that at stage 2…

Chamber meeting date: 16 March 2021

United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (Incorporation) (Scotland) Bill

Mary Fee (West Scotland) (Lab): "As a member of the Equalities and Human Rights Committee, I am delighted to open the debate for Scottish Labour. I would like to begin by thanking the committee clerks and the bill team for their extremely hard work on the bill…

Equalities and Human Rights Committee meeting date: 25 February 2021

Equality and Human Rights Commission and Scottish Human Rights Commission

Mary Fee (West Scotland) (Lab): "Public authorities have been asked to provide a statement if they are unable to provide the equality outcomes that are required under the public sector equality duty by the end of April this year…

Votes

How Mary Fee has voted in Parliament

Find out how Mary Fee has voted recently.

Motion ref. S5M-24270

Dogs (Protection of Livestock) (Amendment) (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: Emma Harper, South Scotland, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, March 24, 2021

Result 120 for, 0 against, 0 abstained, 9 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-24292

Motion of No Confidence

Submitted by: Ruth Davidson, Edinburgh Central, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Thursday, March 4, 2021

Supported by: Jeremy Balfour, Bill Bowman, Miles Briggs, Alexander Burnett, Donald Cameron, Jackson Carlaw, Peter Chapman, Maurice Corry, Murdo Fraser, Maurice Golden, Jamie Greene, Jamie Halcro Johnston, Rachael Hamilton, Alison Harris, Liam Kerr, Gordon Lindhurst, Dean Lockhart, Tom Mason, Margaret Mitchell, Edward Mountain, Oliver Mundell, John Scott, Graham Simpson, Liz Smith, Alexander Stewart, Adam Tomkins, Annie Wells, Brian Whittle
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, March 23, 2021

Result 31 for, 65 against, 27 abstained, 6 no vote

MSP abstained

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S5M-24271

Tied Pubs (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: Neil Bibby, West Scotland, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, March 23, 2021

Result 111 for, 0 against, 0 abstained, 18 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-24238

European Charter of Local Self-Government (Incorporation) (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: Andy Wightman, Lothian, Independent. Date lodged: Thursday, February 25, 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, March 23, 2021

Result 114 for, 0 against, 0 abstained, 15 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-24396.1

National Mission to Reduce Drug Deaths and Harms

Submitted by: Brian Whittle, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Supported by: Donald Cameron
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, March 18, 2021

Result 43 for, 69 against, 1 abstained, 16 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motions

Written questions

Written questions Mary Fee 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. S5W-35942

Asked by: Fee, Mary, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 10 March 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how many compassionate visits to prisons have taken place since 26 December 2020, broken down by prison."

Answered by: Humza Yousaf on 24 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-35941

Asked by: Fee, Mary, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 10 March 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how many attempted suicides by prisoners in custody were recorded in (a) 2018, (b) 2019 and (c) 2020."

Answered by: Humza Yousaf on 24 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-35949

Asked by: Fee, Mary, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 10 March 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how many people have died in custody in prisons since 23 March 2020, and how many of these deaths were recorded to be as a result of (a) suicide and (b) COVID-19."

Answered by: Humza Yousaf on 24 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-35948

Asked by: Fee, Mary, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 11 March 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether the re-opening of the justice system will be fully reflected in future revisions of its COVID-19 Strategic Framework."

Answered by: Humza Yousaf on 24 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-35946

Asked by: Fee, Mary, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 10 March 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what support is in place to support children and families affected by imprisonment to access a virtual prison visit."

Answered by: Humza Yousaf on 24 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-35947

Asked by: Fee, Mary, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 11 March 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether changes to prison regimes will be reflected in future revisions of its COVID-19 Strategic Framework."

Answered by: Humza Yousaf on 24 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-35945

Asked by: Fee, Mary, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 10 March 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government when it will allow prison visits to resume."

Answered by: Humza Yousaf on 24 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-35943

Asked by: Fee, Mary, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 10 March 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how many requests for compassionate visits to prisons have been rejected since 26 December 2020, broken down by prison."

Answered by: Humza Yousaf on 24 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-35944

Asked by: Fee, Mary, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 10 March 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what consideration it has given to prioritising the COVID-19 vaccination for people working in prisons."

Answered by: Mairi Gougeon on 23 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-35543

Asked by: Fee, Mary, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 25 February 2021

"To ask the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body how it assesses the Parliament’s cyber security measures to ensure that they are reviewed and updated."

Answered by: David Stewart MSP (on behalf of the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate B on 11 March 2021

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