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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Oliver Mundell

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for Dumfriesshire (Constituency) 2016 - present day

About Oliver Mundell

Contact details

Contact online

Twitter: @olivermundell

Facebook: Oliver's facebook

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 5631
Text relay calls welcome.

Committees

Oliver is not a member of any committees

Cross-party groups

Oliver is not a member of any cross-party groups

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Oliver does not have any parliamentary or government roles

Party Roles

Oliver has 2 party roles

Party Spokesperson on Education

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Party Spokesperson on Skills

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Previous roles

Oliver has had 11 previous roles

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

25 February 2020 - 04 May 2021

Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee

Substitute Member

16 December 2020 - 04 May 2021

Education and Skills Committee

Member

23 December 2020 - 04 May 2021

Standards Procedures and Public Appointments Committee

Member

25 February 2020 - 23 December 2020

Culture Tourism Europe and External Affairs Committee

Member

20 August 2020 - 16 December 2020

Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee

Member

10 September 2019 - 25 February 2020

Education and Skills Committee

Substitute Member

17 May 2018 - 25 February 2020

Equalities and Human Rights Committee

Member

29 June 2017 - 10 September 2019

Education and Skills Committee

Member

08 June 2016 - 29 June 2017

Justice Committee

Member

29 September 2016 - 29 June 2017

Finance and Constitution Committee

Substitute Member

28 June 2016 - 29 September 2016

Finance Committee

Substitute Member

Register of interests

Oliver'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 Oliver Mundell. The date of their initial statement was 18 May 2021.

Remuneration and related undertaking

No registrable interests

Gifts

No registrable interests

Overseas visits

From 31 July to 5 August 2016 I was part of a fact finding political delegation to Israel and the West Bank for Scottish Conservative MSPs. The costs of the visit amounted to £2,000 and were met by Conservative Friends of Israel (of CFI Ltd, PO Box 72288, London, SW1P 9LB).

Controlled transactions

No registrable interests

Heritable property

No registrable interests

Interest in shares

No registrable interests

Voluntary

No registrable interests

Recent Activity

What was said

What Oliver Mundell 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: 3 June 2021

Schools (Maximum Class Sizes)

5. Oliver Mundell (Dumfriesshire) (Con): "To ask the First Minister what steps the Scottish Government is taking to ensure there are sufficient resources in place to prevent schools exceeding its maximum class size limits during the next academic year, in light of reports that a number of schools are currently exceeding these limits. (S6F-00058)"

Chamber meeting date: 3 June 2021

Education

Oliver Mundell (Dumfriesshire) (Con): "What is the cabinet secretary going to do in relation to the university and college sector, which is urgently looking for guidance that would allow it to safely restart small-group, face-to-face learning in September?"

Chamber meeting date: 2 June 2021

National Qualifications 2021

Oliver Mundell (Dumfriesshire) (Con): "I thank the cabinet secretary for advance sight of her statement. Last year’s exam chaos was unacceptable, but the failure to learn lessons is unforgivable…

Chamber meeting date: 26 May 2021

Scottish Government Priorities

Oliver Mundell (Dumfriesshire) (Con): "Despite the best efforts of teachers, parents, carers and young people, most pupils in Scotland have lost out on an estimated 16 weeks of classroom lessons over the past year…

Chamber meeting date: 13 May 2021

Oaths and Affirmations

Oliver Mundell (Dumfriesshire) (Con): "took the oath."

Votes

How Oliver Mundell has voted in Parliament

Find out how Oliver Mundell has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6M-00294.2

Justice: Recover, Renew, Transform

Submitted by: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats. Date lodged: Wednesday, June 9, 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, June 10, 2021

Result 57 for, 58 against, 6 abstained, 8 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-00294.4

Justice: Recover, Renew, Transform

Submitted by: Maggie Chapman, North East Scotland, Scottish Green Party. Date lodged: Wednesday, June 9, 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, June 10, 2021

Result 93 for, 2 against, 26 abstained, 8 no vote

MSP abstained

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-00294.3

Justice: Recover, Renew, Transform

Submitted by: Pauline McNeill, Glasgow, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Wednesday, June 9, 2021

Supported by: Paul Sweeney
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, June 10, 2021

Result 53 for, 60 against, 7 abstained, 9 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-00294.1

Justice: Recover, Renew, Transform

Submitted by: Jamie Greene, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Wednesday, June 9, 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, June 10, 2021

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

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-00278.2

Addressing the Climate Emergency

Submitted by: Liam Kerr, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, June 8, 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 9, 2021

Result 113 for, 7 against, 0 abstained, 9 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motions

Written questions

Written questions Oliver Mundell 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-00219

Asked by: Mundell, Oliver, Dumfriesshire, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 25 May 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government for what reason NHS Dumfries and Galloway has no input or control over centrally-allocated COVID-19 appointments."

Answered by: Humza Yousaf on 10 June 2021

Question ref. S6W-00218

Asked by: Mundell, Oliver, Dumfriesshire, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 25 May 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government for what reason people in Dumfries and Galloway are being pre-booked by central teams for vaccination appointments that cannot be reached by public transport from their community, and which are an 80-mile round-trip from their homes."

Answered by: Humza Yousaf on 10 June 2021

Question ref. S6W-00436

Asked by: Mundell, Oliver, Dumfriesshire, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 3 June 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government for what reason COVID-19 reimbursement claims from Cunninghame Housing Association to local firms in Dumfries and Galloway have not yet been paid."

Answered by: Shona Robison on 8 June 2021

Question ref. S6W-00492

Asked by: Mundell, Oliver, Dumfriesshire, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 4 June 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S6W-00220 by Humza Yousaf on 3 June 2021, what funding provision is in place for cross-border treatment."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-00269

Asked by: Mundell, Oliver, Dumfriesshire, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 3 June 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what advice it provides to local authorities regarding the number of meat-based options there should be on school-meal menus; what discussions it has with Dumfries and Galloway Council regarding that local authority's decision to have fewer such options for its schools; whether it is aware of reports that parents in…

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-00147

Asked by: Mundell, Oliver, Dumfriesshire, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21 May 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on what action has been taken in response to the report of the Independent Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Review (a) as a whole and (b) in relation to the recommendations on people harmed by sodium valproate."

Answered by: Humza Yousaf on 3 June 2021

Question ref. S6W-00220

Asked by: Mundell, Oliver, Dumfriesshire, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 25 May 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government for what reason patients in Dumfries and Galloway who live near the border have been informed that they can no longer register with a GP practice in England."

Answered by: Humza Yousaf on 3 June 2021

Question ref. S6W-00145

Asked by: Mundell, Oliver, Dumfriesshire, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21 May 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government when the £400 payment to secondary school teachers and lecturers involved in awarding national qualifications will be made."

Answered by: Shirley-Anne Somerville on 3 June 2021

Question ref. S6W-00213

Asked by: Mundell, Oliver, Dumfriesshire, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 25 May 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking to ensure the provision of accessible toilets on the public transport network."

Answered by: Graeme Dey on 3 June 2021

Question ref. S6W-00099

Asked by: Mundell, Oliver, Dumfriesshire, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19 May 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what discussions it has had with Dumfries and Galloway Council in response to the reported parental and staff concerns regarding its policy on staff thresholds in small rural schools."

Answered by: Shirley-Anne Somerville on 3 June 2021

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