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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Monica Lennon

Scottish Labour

MSP for Central Scotland (Region) 2016 - present day

About Monica Lennon

Contact details

Contact online

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 6484
Text relay calls welcome.

Committees

Cross-party groups

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Monica does not have any parliamentary or government roles

Party Roles

Monica does not have any party roles

Previous roles

Monica has had 14 previous roles

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

31 May 2021 - 25 November 2021

Party Spokesperson on Energy

Scottish Labour

31 May 2021 - 25 November 2021

Party Spokesperson on Transport

Scottish Labour

31 May 2021 - 25 November 2021

Party Spokesperson on Net Zero

Scottish Labour

10 September 2019 - 04 May 2021

Health and Sport Committee

Substitute Member

24 April 2020 - 04 May 2021

COVID19 Committee

Deputy Convener

09 January 2018 - 04 May 2021

Social Security Committee

Substitute Member

21 April 2020 - 24 April 2020

COVID19 Committee

Member

31 October 2019 - 15 November 2019

Solicitors in the Supreme Courts of Scotland Amendment Bill Committee

Member

10 January 2018 - 14 November 2018

Local Government and Communities Committee

Deputy Convener

29 September 2016 - 10 January 2018

Public Audit and Postlegislative Scrutiny Committee

Member

09 January 2018 - 10 January 2018

Local Government and Communities Committee

Member

08 September 2016 - 09 January 2018

Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee

Member

08 June 2016 - 29 September 2016

Public Audit Committee

Member

28 June 2016 - 08 September 2016

Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee

Substitute Member

Register of interests

Monica'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 Monica Lennon. The date of their initial statement was 09 June 2021.

Remuneration and related undertaking

No registrable interests

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 GMB Trade Union.

I am a member of the Co-operative Party.

I am a Member of Unite the Union.

I am a Patron of Disability Equality Scotland.

Recent Activity

What was said

What Monica Lennon 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 January 2022

Covid-19

Monica Lennon (Central Scotland) (Lab): "People who live in care homes in which self-isolation is 14 days—it can last longer—were not mentioned in the statement. Many of them fear that they are being forgotten as the rest of us move on…

Net Zero, Energy and Transport Committee meeting date: 18 January 2022

Role of Local Government in Delivering Net Zero

Monica Lennon (Central Scotland) (Lab): "Good morning to all our witnesses. My interest today is in waste and the role of public bodies in Scotland’s journey to a fully circular economy…

Chamber meeting date: 13 January 2022

NHS Lanarkshire (Code Black)

Monica Lennon (Central Scotland) (Lab): "I listened to the First Minister’s reply to Anas Sarwar and I have to be blunt: people in Lanarkshire are very afraid of becoming sick…

Chamber meeting date: 12 January 2022

Mental Health and Wellbeing (Primary Care)

Monica Lennon (Central Scotland) (Lab): "Although it is always good to talk about mental health and wellbeing, people in Scotland really need the Government to take bold and urgent action to address fundamental system failure…

Chamber meeting date: 11 January 2022

Endometriosis

Monica Lennon (Central Scotland) (Lab): "It has been a pleasure to listen to the debate so far. I congratulate Rachael Hamilton on securing it and attracting so many members to take part…

Votes

How Monica Lennon has voted in Parliament

Find out how Monica Lennon 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 not voted

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 not voted

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 not voted

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 not voted

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 not voted

Vote Passed

Motions

Written questions

Written questions Monica Lennon 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-05762

Asked by: Lennon, Monica, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20 January 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide a list of NHS never services."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-05574

Asked by: Lennon, Monica, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 7 January 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government how many people died while in the custody of the Scottish Prison Service during 2021."

Answered by: Keith Brown on 20 January 2022

Question ref. S6W-05292

Asked by: Lennon, Monica, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 21 December 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what COVID-19 financial support it is making available to catering and events businesses that do not operate within a fixed single venue, and what the expected timeline is for any such funding to reach eligible businesses."

Answered by: Ivan McKee on 20 January 2022

Question ref. S6W-05478

Asked by: Lennon, Monica, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 10 January 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government how many beds have been allocated specifically for mental health patients in each NHS board in each of the last five years."

Answered by: Kevin Stewart on 14 January 2022

Question ref. S6W-05161

Asked by: Lennon, Monica, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16 December 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking to tackle racism in sport."

Answered by: Maree Todd on 10 January 2022

Question ref. S6W-05293

Asked by: Lennon, Monica, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 21 December 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether business support will be provided to hospitality and catering businesses that have lost custom, due to people being advised to work from home."

Answered by: Ivan McKee on 10 January 2022

Question ref. S6W-05088

Asked by: Lennon, Monica, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 13 December 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what assessment it has made of the impact that the (a) COVID-19 pandemic and (b) Omicron variant has had on the implementation of free bus travel for people under the age of 22 from 31 January 2022."

Answered by: Graeme Dey on 10 January 2022

Question ref. S6W-05334

Asked by: Lennon, Monica, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 22 December 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what discussions it has had regarding the drug, sapropterin, being made available to patients in Scotland with phenylketonuria (PKU)."

Answered by: Humza Yousaf on 10 January 2022

Question ref. S6W-05224

Asked by: Lennon, Monica, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20 December 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether military aid for NHS Lanarkshire will be extended beyond 17 December 2021."

Answered by: Humza Yousaf on 10 January 2022

Question ref. S6W-05113

Asked by: Lennon, Monica, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 13 December 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it plans to introduce an apprenticeship scheme for bus drivers."

Answered by: Graeme Dey on 10 January 2022

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