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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Meghan Gallacher

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for Central Scotland (Region) 2021 - present day

About Meghan Gallacher

Contact details

Contact online

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 5633
Text relay calls welcome.

Committees

Cross-party groups

Meghan is not a member of any cross-party groups

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Meghan does not have any parliamentary or government roles

Party Roles

Meghan has 2 party roles

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Children

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Young People

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Previous roles

Meghan does not have any previous roles

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

Register of interests

Meghan'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 Meghan Gallacher. The date of their initial statement was 02 June 2021.

Remuneration and related undertaking

I am a Councillor with North Lanarkshire Council (of (of Civic Centre, Windmillhill Street, Motherwell, ML1 1AB) and was the Convener of the Audit and Scrutiny Panel between 2017 and 2021. I receive between £30,001 and £35,000 per annum, which will decrease, from 17 June 2021, to between £15,001 and £20,000 per annum and expect to spend 16-20 hours per week in the role.

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 co-opted member of the European Young Conservatives.

I am a member of the Conservative Women's Association.

I am the Chair of the Scottish Conservative Councillor's Association.

I am a volunteer befriender in Motherwell.

I am a member of Women to Win.

I am a member of North Lanarkshire Conservative and Unionist Association.

Recent Activity

What was said

What Meghan Gallacher 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: 22 June 2021

Curriculum for Excellence

Meghan Gallacher (Central Scotland) (Con): "The cabinet secretary confirmed that the SQA will be reformed…

Chamber meeting date: 16 June 2021

Redress for Survivors (Historical Child Abuse in Care) Scotland Act 2021

Meghan Gallacher (Central Scotland) (Con): "The cabinet secretary referred to the launch of a campaign for the recruitment of independent panel members. He mentioned that they will have a range of expertise in different areas, but will they have lived experience…

Chamber meeting date: 16 June 2021

Historical Forced Adoption

Meghan Gallacher (Central Scotland) (Con): "I commend Monica Lennon for securing the debate and bringing an important issue to the Parliament…

Chamber meeting date: 15 June 2021

Covid-19

Meghan Gallacher (Central Scotland) (Con): "I wrote to the First Minister yesterday with a final plea on behalf of parents and guardians for them to be able to attend nursery and school graduations and sports days…

Chamber meeting date: 10 June 2021

Child Mental Health Services

2. Meghan Gallacher (Central Scotland) (Con): "To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking to support and improve child mental health services. (S6O-00018)"

Votes

How Meghan Gallacher has voted in Parliament

Find out how Meghan Gallacher has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6M-00397

Coronavirus (Extension and Expiry) (Scotland) Bill: Timetable and Procedures for Consideration

Submitted by: George Adam, Paisley, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Result 85 for, 31 against, 0 abstained, 13 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-00446

Coronavirus (Extension and Expiry) (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: John Swinney, Perthshire North, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Monday, June 21, 2021

Supported by: George Adam
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Result 92 for, 27 against, 0 abstained, 10 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-00447

Coronavirus (Extension and Expiry) (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: John Swinney, Perthshire North, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Monday, June 21, 2021

Supported by: George Adam
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Result 87 for, 31 against, 0 abstained, 11 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-00400.2

Tackling Drug Related Deaths

Submitted by: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats. Date lodged: Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, June 17, 2021

Result 93 for, 28 against, 0 abstained, 8 no vote

MSP not voted

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-00400.1

Tackling Drug Related Deaths

Submitted by: Sue Webber, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, June 17, 2021

Result 28 for, 72 against, 22 abstained, 7 no vote

MSP not voted

Vote Defeated

Motions

Motions made by Meghan Gallacher in Parliament

Find out what motions Meghan Gallacher has submitted recently.

Written questions

Written questions Meghan Gallacher 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-00443

Asked by: Gallacher, Meghan, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 3 June 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it has reviewed the guidance on whether parents and guardians can attend nursery and school graduations."

Answered by: Clare Haughey on 17 June 2021

Question ref. S6W-00361

Asked by: Gallacher, Meghan, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 2 June 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government when the roll-out of 1,140 hours of early learning and childcare across all 32 local authorities will be completed."

Answered by: Clare Haughey on 16 June 2021

Question ref. S6W-00695

Asked by: Gallacher, Meghan, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 15 June 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide clarification of the COVID-19 guidance for (a) weddings and (b) funerals, and how many guests can attend these (i) indoors and (ii) outdoors."

Awaiting answer

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