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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Maurice Corry

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for West Scotland (Region) 2016 - present day

About Maurice Corry

Contact details

Contact online

Committees

Maurice is a member of 2 committees

Cross-party groups

Maurice is not a member of any cross-party groups

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Maurice does not have any parliamentary or government roles

Party Roles

Maurice has 1 party role

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Veterans

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Previous roles

Maurice has had 7 previous roles

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

06 September 2018 - 20 August 2020

Justice Committee

Substitute Member

28 June 2017 - 18 February 2020

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Community Safety

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

26 May 2016 - 18 February 2020

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Veterans

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

29 June 2017 - 10 September 2019

Public Petitions Committee

Substitute Member

12 September 2018 - 25 April 2019

Hutchesons Hospital Transfer and Dissolution Scotland Bill Committee

Member

29 June 2017 - 06 September 2018

Justice Committee

Member

08 June 2016 - 29 June 2017

Public Petitions Committee

Member

Register of interests

Maurice'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 Maurice Corry. The date of their initial statement was 07 June 2016.

Remuneration and related undertaking

Until 31 July 2016 I was a self-employed Business Development Representative for Automotive Management Services (of Jumeirah Lake Towers, Saba Tower 1, Office 3401, Cluster E, P.O. Box 214355 Dubai, UAE). I worked one day per month and received remuneration between £1,001 and £2,000 per annum. [Amended interest 02 June 2017]

Until 4 May 2017, when I stood down, I was a local authority senior councillor for Argyll and Bute Council (of Kilmory, Lochgilphead, Argyll, PA31 8RT). I worked 6-8 days per month and received remuneration between £20,001 and £25,000 per annum. [Amended interest 02 June 2017]

Gifts

No registrable interests

Overseas visits

From 12 August to 17 August 2018 I participated in a visit, by the Cross-Party Group 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 23 August 2018]

Controlled transactions

No registrable interests

Heritable property

No registrable interests

Interest in shares

No registrable interests

Voluntary

I am a member of the Southern Regional Committee of the Highland Reserve Forces and Cadets Association. This is an unremunerated role. [Registered 02 June 2017]

I am an ordinary member of the National Trust for Scotland. [Registered 06 September 2017]

[Ceased interest removed from entry: 04 June 2018]

I am a Board Member of Centre 81 Community and Youth Centre, Garelochhead, Argyll & Bute. This is an unremunerated role.

Since 5 May 2017 I have been a member of the Glasgow Airport Consultative Committee as a passenger representative. This is an unremunerated role. [Registered 06 September 2017]

Recent Activity

What was said

What Maurice Corry 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: 24 March 2021

Health Records (Veterans)

Maurice Corry (West Scotland) (Con): "On leaving the British armed forces, many veterans experience long delays in their general practitioner surgeries getting access to their military health records. That could delay GPs’ diagnosis of any health issues…

Chamber meeting date: 24 March 2021

Organised Sport (Accessibility)

3. Maurice Corry (West Scotland) (Con): "To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking to ensure wider accessibility to organised sport for children and young people once restrictions on this are lifted. (S5O-05148)"

Public Petitions Committee meeting date: 24 March 2021

Prescribed Drug Dependence and Withdrawal (PE1651)

Maurice Corry: "I, too, know Marion Brown from my work as a regional MSP—I have had several meetings with her. I understand Jackie Baillie’s point of view, and I know that she has had a lot to do with the petition, for which I thank her…

Public Petitions Committee meeting date: 24 March 2021

Island Lifeline Ferry Ports (Parking Charges) (PE1722)

Maurice Corry: "I have nothing further to add, and I agree with my colleagues regarding the process and the situation. I also note Gail Ross’s interesting comment that the petitioner may come back if we close the petition…

Public Petitions Committee meeting date: 24 March 2021

Polypropylene Mesh Medical Devices (PE1517)

Maurice Corry (West Scotland) (Con): "I thank the petitioners for keeping going with this long-standing petition. It is immensely important that we get it resolved as soon as possible…

Votes

How Maurice Corry has voted in Parliament

Find out how Maurice Corry 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 voted for

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 Maurice Corry 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. S5O-04331

Asked by: Corry, Maurice, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18 March 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government what discussions it has had with supermarkets regarding any support they may require to ensure there is an adequate food supply during the current pandemic."

Answered by: Fergus Ewing on 26 March 2020

Question ref. S5W-27692

Asked by: Corry, Maurice, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 2 March 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government what the average cost is of an initial appointment for the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)."

Answered by: Clare Haughey on 24 March 2020

Question ref. S5O-03991

Asked by: Corry, Maurice, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 8 January 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government what steps it is taking to ensure that planned developments in fish farming consider any risks they may pose to the marine environment, such as natural fish migration routes."

Answered by: Fergus Ewing on 15 January 2020

Question ref. S5W-25441

Asked by: Corry, Maurice, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 23 September 2019

"To ask the Scottish Government what changes have made to fire regulations for buildings such as Cameron House since the fire in 2017."

Answered by: Ash Denham on 7 October 2019

Question ref. S5O-03632

Asked by: Corry, Maurice, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 25 September 2019

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will encourage local authorities and statutory bodies to release buildings with long-term leases and peppercorn rents for use as Men’s Sheds."

Answered by: Aileen Campbell on 3 October 2019

Question ref. S5W-25432

Asked by: Corry, Maurice, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19 September 2019

"To ask the Scottish Government what action it will take to ensure that the services provided at the Vale of Leven Hospital remain and continue to be provided for the benefit of civilians and service personnel stationed at HMNB Clyde."

Answered by: Jeane Freeman on 30 September 2019

Question ref. S5O-03515

Asked by: Corry, Maurice, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 4 September 2019

"To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking to increase marine tourism through the greater use of marine transport in the Firth of Clyde area."

Answered by: Fiona Hyslop on 12 September 2019

Question ref. S5O-03284

Asked by: Corry, Maurice, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 15 May 2019

"To ask the Scottish Government, in light of the potential impact on the local natural environment, what its position is on whether the proposed development at Lomond Banks near Balloch is an acceptable proposal for a national park."

Answered by: Mairi Gougeon on 22 May 2019

Question ref. S5W-21888

Asked by: Corry, Maurice, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 28 February 2019

"To ask the Scottish Government what it is doing to ensure that local authorities adopt a water safety policy to help prevent accidents, including drowning."

Answered by: Ash Denham on 13 March 2019

Question ref. S5W-21889

Asked by: Corry, Maurice, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 28 February 2019

"To ask the Scottish Government what its response is to research by RoSPA, which suggests that 60% of Scotland’s local authorities do not have a water safety policy in place to help prevent accidents, including drowning."

Answered by: Ash Denham on 13 March 2019

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