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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Roseanna Cunningham

Scottish National Party

MSP for Perthshire South and Kinross-shire (Constituency) 2011 - present day

Former MSP for Perth (Constituency) 1999 - 2011

About Roseanna Cunningham

Contact details

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Committees

Roseanna is not a member of any committees

Cross-party groups

Roseanna is not a member of any cross-party groups

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Roseanna has 1 parliamentary and government role

Cabinet Secretary for Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform

Scottish Government

Party Roles

Roseanna does not have any party roles

Previous roles

Roseanna has had 13 previous roles

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

14 June 2007 - 11 February 2009

Finance Committee

Substitute Member

20 June 2007 - 11 February 2009

Rural Affairs and Environment Committee

Convener

20 June 2007 - 11 February 2009

Conveners Group

Member

13 June 2007 - 20 June 2007

Rural Affairs and Environment Committee

Member

21 September 2004 - 02 April 2007

Conveners Group

Member

21 September 2004 - 02 April 2007

Health Committee

Convener

10 September 2003 - 28 September 2004

Justice 1 Committee

Substitute Member

04 June 2003 - 27 September 2004

Environment and Rural Development Committee

Member

15 September 2004 - 21 September 2004

Health Committee

Member

16 May 2002 - 31 March 2003

Justice 2 Committee

Substitute Member

29 June 1999 - 27 September 2000

Justice and Home Affairs Committee

Convener

24 August 1999 - 27 September 2000

Conveners Liaison Group

Member

17 June 1999 - 26 June 1999

Justice and Home Affairs Committee

Member

Register of interests

Roseanna'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 Roseanna Cunningham. The date of their initial statement was 02 June 2016.

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 non-practising advocate.

Recent Activity

What was said

What Roseanna Cunningham 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

Dogs (Protection of Livestock) (Amendment) (Scotland) Bill

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform (Roseanna Cunningham): "On the last day of the current parliamentary session, it seems fitting that we are considering a member’s bill that has strong cross-party support and addresses a matter that is of serious concern to everyone who has an interest in animal welfare…

Chamber meeting date: 23 March 2021

Mossmorran Ethylene Plant (Independent Review)

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform (Roseanna Cunningham): "As the member is aware, the Scottish Environment Protection Agency published the outcome of the Irish Environmental Protection Agency’s peer review of its regulatory approach at Mossmorran on Friday 19 March…

Chamber meeting date: 23 February 2021

Heat Networks (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform: "On a point of order, Presiding Officer. I could not access the vote Parliament site at all. I would have voted yes."

Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee meeting date: 23 February 2021

EU-UK Trade and Co-operation Agreement

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform (Roseanna Cunningham): "It is not just a stated desire—it is now a Government commitment. In general terms, the Brexit deal that has been agreed will hit jobs and the economy and is happening at the worst possible time. We should not shy away from stating that…

Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee meeting date: 16 February 2021

Single Use Carrier Bags Charge (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2021 [Draft]

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform (Roseanna Cunningham): "The purpose of the regulations is quite simple: it is to increase the minimum charge for single-use carrier bags from 5p to 10p…

Votes

How Roseanna Cunningham has voted in Parliament

Find out how Roseanna Cunningham 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 voted for

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 voted against

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 against

Vote Defeated

Motions

Written questions

Written questions Roseanna Cunningham 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. S3O-05825

Asked by: Cunningham, Roseanna, Perth, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 5 February 2009

"To ask the Scottish Executive what progress has been made on the traditional arts working group that was announced at the traditional music awards in December 2008."

Answered by: Linda Fabiani on 5 February 2009

Question ref. S3O-05305

Asked by: Cunningham, Roseanna, Perth, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18 December 2008

"To ask the Scottish Executive what assessment it has made of the importance of the insurance sector to the Scottish economy."

Answered by: John Swinney on 18 December 2008

Question ref. S3O-05247

Asked by: Cunningham, Roseanna, Perth, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11 December 2008

"To ask the Scottish Executive what mechanisms are in place to assist in the development of long distance footpaths."

Answered by: Michael Russell on 11 December 2008

Question ref. S3O-05049

Asked by: Cunningham, Roseanna, Perth, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27 November 2008

"To ask the Scottish Executive when it last met NHS Tayside to discuss health provision for Perthshire."

Answered by: Nicola Sturgeon on 27 November 2008

Question ref. S3W-11949

Asked by: Cunningham, Roseanna, Perth, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16 April 2008

"To ask the Scottish Executive how much is spent on wages for carers of disabled people and whether it is aware that use of an assistance dog, such as provided by Canine Partners, can reduce this by more than a third."

Answered by: Shona Robison on 30 April 2008

Question ref. S3W-11849

Asked by: Cunningham, Roseanna, Perth, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 15 April 2008

"To ask the Scottish Executive what proportion of potential jurors called for jury duty did not attend for selection in each of the last three years."

Answered by: Kenny MacAskill on 24 April 2008

Question ref. S3W-11850

Asked by: Cunningham, Roseanna, Perth, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 15 April 2008

"To ask the Scottish Executive how many people have been fined for non-attendance when called for jury duty in each of the last three years."

Answered by: Kenny MacAskill on 24 April 2008

Question ref. S3W-11851

Asked by: Cunningham, Roseanna, Perth, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 15 April 2008

"To ask the Scottish Executive what plans it has to improve allowances paid to jurors so that they do not lose out financially for performing their civic duty by serving on a jury."

Answered by: Kenny MacAskill on 23 April 2008

Question ref. S3W-11221

Asked by: Cunningham, Roseanna, Perth, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25 March 2008

"To ask the Scottish Executive whether the British Tinnitus Association has partially funded the post of a Senior Research Associate at the UCL Ear Institute in London and, if so, whether audiology services in Scotland will also be able to benefit from this research."

Answered by: Shona Robison on 14 April 2008

Question ref. S3W-10098

Asked by: Cunningham, Roseanna, Perth, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20 February 2008

"To ask the Scottish Executive what its policy is with regard to ethical investment of government assets."

Answered by: John Swinney on 5 March 2008

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