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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Neil Bibby

Scottish Labour

MSP for West Scotland (Region) 2011 - present day

About Neil Bibby

Contact details

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Committees

Cross-party groups

Neil is not a member of any cross-party groups

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Neil does not have any parliamentary or government roles

Party Roles

Neil has 1 party role

Party Spokesperson on Justice

Scottish Labour

Previous roles

Neil has had 11 previous roles

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

29 September 2016 - 01 May 2020

Finance and Constitution Committee

Member

28 June 2016 - 23 April 2019

Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee

Substitute Member

25 May 2016 - 19 December 2017

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Town Centres

Scottish Labour

25 May 2016 - 19 December 2017

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Transport

Scottish Labour

08 June 2016 - 29 September 2016

Finance Committee

Member

08 January 2015 - 23 March 2016

Welfare Reform Committee

Substitute Member

10 September 2013 - 08 January 2015

Education and Culture Committee

Deputy Convener

19 December 2013 - 27 February 2014

European and External Relations Committee

Substitute Member

22 December 2011 - 10 September 2013

Education and Culture Committee

Member

23 June 2011 - 03 September 2013

Public Audit Committee

Substitute Member

01 June 2011 - 21 December 2011

Public Petitions Committee

Member

Register of interests

Neil'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 Neil Bibby. The date of their initial statement was 01 June 2016.

Remuneration and related undertaking

No registrable interests

Gifts

On 1 February 2018 I received 150 bottles of beer from Tennent Caledonian Breweries Wholesale Limited (a manufacturer, marketer and distributor of branded alcoholic drinks of 10 Compton Way, North Newmoor Industrial Estate, Irvine, KA11 4HU). The bottles of beer were used to promote my proposed Tied Pubs (Code and Adjudicator) (Scotland) Bill. I estimate the value of this in kind support for the beer bottles and labels to be approximately £450. [Registered 21 February 2018, Amended interest 26 March 2018]

On 17 February 2017 I launched the consultation on my proposed Tied Pubs (Code and Adjudicator) (Scotland) Bill. Since then I have received in kind support and expect to receive further in kind support from the GMB Scotland (a Trade Union, of Fountain House, 1/3 Woodside Crescent, Glasgow, G3 7JU) and Tennent Caledonian Breweries Wholesale Limited (a manufacturer, marketer and distributor of branded alcoholic drinks of 10 Compton Way, North Newmoor Industrial Estate, Irvine, KA11 4HU). The value of in kind support received from GMB Scotland is estimated to be just over £300. In addition I have received in kind support from Tennent Caledonian Breweries Wholesale Limited for design work, creation of a website and general media support. The value of the in kind support from Tennent Caledonian Breweries Wholesale Limited is estimated to cost around £5,000. I established that the donation was from a permissible donor and accepted it on 17 February 2017. [Registered 17 March 2017, Amended interest 13 April 2017, Amended interest 16 March 2018, Amended interest 26 March 2018]

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 Scottish Co-operative Party.

I am a member of Unite the Union. [Registered 17 March 2017]

I am a member of GMB Scotland. [Registered 17 March 2017]

The Scottish Licensed Trade Association (SLTA) and the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA), provided in kind support for events aimed at promoting my proposed Tied Pubs (Code and Adjudicator) (Scotland) Bill. The value of this support is estimated to be less than £300. [Registered 17 March 2017]

Recent Activity

What was said

What Neil Bibby 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

West College Scotland Campus (Investment)

3. Neil Bibby (West Scotland) (Lab): "To ask the Scottish Government what resources it has provided for investment in the West College Scotland campus. (S5O-05140)"

Chamber meeting date: 24 March 2021

West College Scotland Campus (Investment)

3. Neil Bibby (West Scotland) (Lab): "To ask the Scottish Government what resources it has provided for investment in the West College Scotland campus. (S5O-05140)"

Chamber meeting date: 23 March 2021

Tied Pubs (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3

Neil Bibby (West Scotland) (Lab): "I refer members to my entry in the register of members’ interests and the support that I have received in relation to the Tied Pubs (Scotland) Bill…

Chamber meeting date: 23 March 2021

Tied Pubs (Scotland) Bill

Neil Bibby (West Scotland) (Lab): "It gives me great pleasure to open today’s stage 3 debate on the Tied Pubs (Scotland) Bill…

Chamber meeting date: 17 March 2021

Domestic Abuse (Protection) (Scotland) Bill

Neil Bibby (West Scotland) (Lab): "Like the cabinet secretary, I wish to thank all the people and organisations who have contributed to the bill. The shocking and brutal death of Sarah Everard has reminded us all of how vulnerable women are to violence and abuse from men…

Votes

How Neil Bibby has voted in Parliament

Find out how Neil Bibby 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 not voted

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 Neil Bibby 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-36126

Asked by: Bibby, Neil, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 11 March 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what assessment it has made of the potential impact on (a) Hunterston and Torness power stations and (b) EDF Renewables of the reported EU plan to break-up EDF, and what discussions it has had or plans with (i) the UK Government, (ii) EDF and (iii) the EU regarding this."

Answered by: Paul Wheelhouse on 23 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-35712

Asked by: Bibby, Neil, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 3 March 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what public funding it has provided to Rolls Royce, and what associated provisions or requirements were placed on any funding."

Answered by: Jamie Hepburn on 11 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-35136

Asked by: Bibby, Neil, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 11 February 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether the "digital platform to record vaccinations" that it plans to develop, as outlined in its draft Budget, will allow for the deployment of an effective and secure health passport system as part of its response to COVID-19."

Answered by: Mairi Gougeon on 5 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-35135

Asked by: Bibby, Neil, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 11 February 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government for what reason it plans to develop a "digital platform to record vaccinations", as outlined in its draft Budget, and how it plans to utilise the data collected from the platform."

Answered by: Mairi Gougeon on 5 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-34357

Asked by: Bibby, Neil, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 8 January 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what priority will be given to supermarket workers regarding the roll-out of the COVID-19 vaccination programme."

Answered by: Jeane Freeman on 5 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-35299

Asked by: Bibby, Neil, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18 February 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how much capital investment there has been in each further education college in each year since 2007."

Answered by: Richard Lochhead on 4 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-35298

Asked by: Bibby, Neil, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18 February 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how much has been provided to each further education college as a result of the 2017 college sector estates condition survey."

Answered by: Richard Lochhead on 4 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-35548

Asked by: Bibby, Neil, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 25 February 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how it will ensure that people with learning disabilities who are living in supported accommodation will receive the COVID-19 vaccination as part of priority group 6, and when this group will begin to be vaccinated."

Answered by: Jeane Freeman on 4 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-34577

Asked by: Bibby, Neil, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 15 January 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how many (a) did not attend and (b) cannot attend appointments for (i) cataract, (ii) glaucoma, (iii) age-related macular degeneration and (iv) other ophthalmology treatments have been recorded by each NHS board in each month since March 2019."

Answered by: Jeane Freeman on 3 February 2021

Question ref. S5W-34578

Asked by: Bibby, Neil, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 15 January 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what the average waiting time for (a) cataract, (b) glaucoma, (c) age-related macular degeneration and (d) other ophthalmology treatments has been in each month since March 2019, broken down by NHS board."

Answered by: Jeane Freeman on 3 February 2021

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