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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Ross Greer

Scottish Green Party

MSP for West Scotland (Region) 2016 - present day

About Ross Greer

Contact details

Contact online

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 6347
Text relay calls welcome.

Committees

Cross-party groups

Ross is a member of 6 cross-party groups

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Adult Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Ireland

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Migration

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Nuclear Disarmament

Deputy Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Palestine

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Tibet

Co-Convener

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Ross does not have any parliamentary or government roles

Party Roles

Ross has 3 party roles

Party Spokesperson on Culture

Scottish Green Party

Party Spokesperson on Education

Scottish Green Party

Party Spokesperson on External Affairs

Scottish Green Party

Previous roles

Ross has had 7 previous roles

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

29 June 2016 - 04 May 2021

Health and Sport Committee

Substitute Member

06 September 2018 - 04 May 2021

Culture Tourism Europe and External Affairs Committee

Member

08 June 2016 - 04 May 2021

Education and Skills Committee

Member

29 June 2016 - 04 May 2021

Social Security Committee

Substitute Member

21 April 2020 - 16 September 2020

COVID19 Committee

Member

29 September 2016 - 06 September 2018

Culture Tourism Europe and External Relations Committee

Member

08 June 2016 - 29 September 2016

European and External Relations Committee

Member

Register of interests

Ross'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 Ross Greer. The date of their initial statement was 07 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 the Church of Scotland.

I am a member of Free Tibet.

In April 2021 the Scottish Green Party received £500 from the RMT Union for the purpose of supporting my campaign.

I am a member of the National Union of Journalists.

I am a member of the RMT Parliamentary Group.

Recent Activity

What was said

What Ross Greer 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: 29 June 2022

Northern Ireland Protocol Bill

Ross Greer (West Scotland) (Green): "I have been a member of the British-Irish Parliamentary Assembly for six years…

Education, Children and Young People Committee meeting date: 29 June 2022

Bòrd na Gàidhlig

Ross Greer (West Scotland) (Green): "I will go back to publication of the plan for the current period, 2018 to 2023. An implementation plan was supposed to be published with it, but that has not happened, although your corporate plan resembles an implementation plan in some respects…

Chamber meeting date: 28 June 2022

Independence Referendum

Ross Greer (West Scotland) (Green): "The statement proves beyond doubt that the Scottish Government is committed to deliver its democratic mandate and give the people of Scotland the opportunity to build a fairer and greener independent nation…

Chamber meeting date: 28 June 2022

Coronavirus (Recovery and Reform) (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3

Ross Greer (West Scotland) (Green): "The bill makes permanent some vital protections for tenants from eviction that were brought in during the pandemic…

Chamber meeting date: 28 June 2022

Coronavirus (Recovery and Reform) (Scotland) Bill

Ross Greer (West Scotland) (Green): "The process of passing two pieces of emergency legislation at the height of the first phase of the pandemic and before remote participation arrangements had been made was a difficult one for this Parliament, but it was one that I believe showed us in our best light, responding to a crisis generally collegiately and with common purpose. The…

Votes

How Ross Greer has voted in Parliament

Find out how Ross Greer has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6M-05235.3

Northern Ireland Protocol Bill

Submitted by: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Supported by: Paul Sweeney
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Result 85 for, 25 against, 0 abstained, 19 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-05254

Business Programme

Submitted by: George Adam, Paisley, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Result 63 for, 47 against, 0 abstained, 19 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-05235.2

Northern Ireland Protocol Bill

Submitted by: Donald Cameron, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Result 25 for, 85 against, 0 abstained, 19 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-05254.1

Business Programme

Submitted by: Stephen Kerr, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Supported by: Jeremy Balfour, Miles Briggs, Alexander Burnett, Donald Cameron, Jackson Carlaw, Finlay Carson, Sharon Dowey, Russell Findlay, Murdo Fraser, Meghan Gallacher, Maurice Golden, Pam Gosal, Jamie Greene, Dr. Sandesh Gulhane, Jamie Halcro Johnston, Rachael Hamilton, Craig Hoy, Liam Kerr, Dean Lockhart, Douglas Lumsden, Edward Mountain, Oliver Mundell, Douglas Ross, Graham Simpson, Liz Smith, Alexander Stewart, Sue Webber, Annie Wells, Tess White, Brian Whittle
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Result 47 for, 63 against, 0 abstained, 19 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-05154

Fireworks and Pyrotechnic Articles (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: Ash Regan, Edinburgh Eastern, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, June 21, 2022

Supported by: Keith Brown
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Result 84 for, 0 against, 25 abstained, 20 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motions

Written questions

Written questions Ross Greer 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-09044

Asked by: Greer, Ross, West Scotland, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 10 June 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S6O-01181 by Mairi McAllan on 1 June 2022, what its response is to reports that the Clyde Marine Planning Partnership declined the proposal put forward by a coalition of coastal community councils that a community representative be appointed to the partnership."

Answered by: Mairi McAllan on 24 June 2022

Question ref. S6W-08982

Asked by: Greer, Ross, West Scotland, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 9 June 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government when it will respond to the report of the Public Interest Journalism Working Group."

Answered by: Angus Robertson on 23 June 2022

Question ref. S6W-08845

Asked by: Greer, Ross, West Scotland, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 31 May 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what its position is on providing a universal offer of pre-emptive testing for preeclampsia."

Answered by: Maree Todd on 14 June 2022

Question ref. S6W-08841

Asked by: Greer, Ross, West Scotland, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 31 May 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what efforts are being made to increase the number of contractors in the Greater Glasgow area who are approved by Home Energy Scotland for the purpose of installing exterior wall insultation."

Answered by: Patrick Harvie on 14 June 2022

Question ref. S6O-01181

Asked by: Greer, Ross, West Scotland, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 25 May 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government how it ensures community representation is maintained on Marine Planning Partnerships."

Answered by: Mairi McAllan on 1 June 2022

Question ref. S6W-08387

Asked by: Greer, Ross, West Scotland, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 5 May 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what its position is on the accuracy of bullying levels recorded in SEEMiS."

Answered by: Shirley-Anne Somerville on 16 May 2022

Question ref. S6W-08304

Asked by: Greer, Ross, West Scotland, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 29 April 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what its position is on the educational psychology bursary being liable for taxation during the third year of a course."

Answered by: Shirley-Anne Somerville on 12 May 2022

Question ref. S6W-08386

Asked by: Greer, Ross, West Scotland, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 5 May 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what guidance documents, other materials or training teachers and other SEEMiS users should be familiar with before using the system."

Answered by: Shirley-Anne Somerville on 12 May 2022

Question ref. S6W-08388

Asked by: Greer, Ross, West Scotland, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 5 May 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government whether SEEMiS maintains a log of (a) which user accounts have accessed, contributed to or edited existing notes on a particular record and (b) the date and time at which they did so."

Answered by: Shirley-Anne Somerville on 12 May 2022

Question ref. S6W-08102

Asked by: Greer, Ross, West Scotland, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 26 April 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what the current status is of the A82 Tarbet to Inverarnan project."

Answered by: Jenny Gilruth on 11 May 2022

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