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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Paul McLennan

Scottish National Party

MSP for East Lothian (Constituency) 2021 - present day

About Paul McLennan

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The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 5083
Text relay calls welcome.

Committees

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Cross-party groups

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Parliamentary and Government Roles

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Party Roles

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Previous roles

Paul does not have any previous roles

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Register of interests

Paul's register of interests

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Recent Activity

What was said

What Paul McLennan 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: 16 June 2021

Brexit (Skills Impact)

Paul McLennan (East Lothian) (SNP): "I thank Richard Lochhead for lodging the motion for debate, and I welcome him to his new position…

Chamber meeting date: 8 June 2021

Tariff-free Trade Deals

Paul McLennan (East Lothian) (SNP): "I thank Jim Fairlie for bringing the debate to the chamber. My constituency of East Lothian is often referred to as the breadbasket of Scotland. It includes high-yield and high-quality land that employs many people in the county…

Chamber meeting date: 2 June 2021

Economic Recovery

Paul McLennan (East Lothian) (SNP): "I welcome you to your post, Presiding Officer, and commend those members who have made their first speeches today…

Chamber meeting date: 27 May 2021

Covid-19

Paul McLennan (East Lothian) (SNP): "Thank you, Presiding Officer. I add my congratulations to you on your appointment. I am delighted, honoured and humbled to be able to give my first speech as the first SNP MSP for East Lothian. I thank my family and my fantastic campaign team…

Chamber meeting date: 13 May 2021

Oaths and Affirmations

Paul McLennan (East Lothian) (SNP): "took the oath."

Votes

How Paul McLennan has voted in Parliament

Find out how Paul McLennan has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6M-00382

Mitigating, Tackling and Responding to the Skills Impact of Brexit

Submitted by: Richard Lochhead, Moray, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Monday, June 14, 2021

Supported by: Tom Arthur, Kate Forbes, Clare Haughey, Jamie Hepburn, Ivan McKee, Shirley-Anne Somerville
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Result 91 for, 29 against, 1 abstained, 8 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-00382.3

Mitigating, Tackling and Responding to the Skills Impact of Brexit

Submitted by: Paul Sweeney, Glasgow, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Result 93 for, 29 against, 0 abstained, 7 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-00382.1

Mitigating, Tackling and Responding to the Skills Impact of Brexit

Submitted by: Oliver Mundell, Dumfriesshire, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Result 29 for, 73 against, 21 abstained, 6 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-00369.1

Women’s Health

Submitted by: Annie Wells, Glasgow, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Monday, June 14, 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Result 33 for, 90 against, 0 abstained, 6 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

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 against

Vote Defeated

Motions

Written questions

Written questions Paul McLennan 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-00739

Asked by: McLennan, Paul, East Lothian, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 15 June 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what plans it has to allow the public to receive confirmation of their COVID-19 vaccination status online."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-00578

Asked by: McLennan, Paul, East Lothian, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 9 June 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government, in light of its responsibilities regarding children's rights and child protection, what action it can take to protect young people from accessing harmful material online; what discussions it has had with the UK Government regarding the decision not to implement Part 3 of the Digital Economy Act 2017, which is aimed…

Awaiting answer

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