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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

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

Social Security 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

Health and Sport 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 National Union of Journalists.

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 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.

Education, Children and Young People Committee meeting date: 24 November 2021

Children and Young People and Deprivation (Impact of Covid-19)

Ross Greer (West Scotland) (Green): "Convener, I think that John Dickie is looking to come in with a word on Bob Doris’s final question."

Chamber meeting date: 23 November 2021

Scottish Attainment Challenge

Ross Greer (West Scotland) (Green): "Unlike some other members, I welcome the recognition in the statement that there are children living in poverty in the 23 authorities that were not previously supported by the challenge fund, and that they are equally deserving of support…

Education, Children and Young People Committee meeting date: 17 November 2021

Additional Support Needs and Care Experienced Young People (Impact of Covid-19)

Ross Greer (West Scotland) (Green): "I have another line of questioning, but I would first like to stick with the issue of attendance…

Education, Children and Young People Committee meeting date: 10 November 2021

Upper Secondary Education and Student Assessment

Ross Greer (West Scotland) (Green): "I apologise for being late. If this point has already been covered, feel free just to tell me to check the Official Report…

Finance and Public Administration Committee meeting date: 9 November 2021

Public Sector Reform and Christie Commission

Ross Greer: "I will continue on the wider issue around local government, because it raises a question about scrutiny. Parliament constantly grapples with whether we scrutinise the Government effectively…

Votes

How Ross Greer has voted in Parliament

Find out how Ross Greer has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6M-02158.3

The UK Shared Prosperity Fund and the UK Government’s Levelling Up Agenda in Scotland

Submitted by: Rhoda Grant, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Wednesday, November 17, 2021

Supported by: Daniel Johnson, Paul Sweeney
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, November 18, 2021

Result 23 for, 94 against, 0 abstained, 12 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-02158.1

The UK Shared Prosperity Fund and the UK Government’s Levelling Up Agenda in Scotland

Submitted by: Willie Rennie, North East Fife, Scottish Liberal Democrats. Date lodged: Wednesday, November 17, 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, November 18, 2021

Result 23 for, 95 against, 0 abstained, 11 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-02158

The UK Shared Prosperity Fund and the UK Government’s Levelling Up Agenda in Scotland

Submitted by: Richard Lochhead, Moray, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, November 16, 2021

Supported by: Tom Arthur, Kate Forbes, Ben Macpherson, Ivan McKee, Lorna Slater
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, November 18, 2021

Result 65 for, 51 against, 1 abstained, 12 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-02158.2

The UK Shared Prosperity Fund and the UK Government’s Levelling Up Agenda in Scotland

Submitted by: Miles Briggs, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Wednesday, November 17, 2021

Supported by: Stephen Kerr
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, November 18, 2021

Result 29 for, 89 against, 0 abstained, 11 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-02139.2

Removing the Cap on Funded Places for Frontline Medical Students

Submitted by: Humza Yousaf, Glasgow Pollok, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, November 16, 2021

Supported by: Kevin Stewart, Maree Todd
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, November 17, 2021

Result 67 for, 51 against, 0 abstained, 11 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-04451

Asked by: Greer, Ross, West Scotland, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 18 November 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether Siemens Gamesa has been contracted to provide any services to it or any bodies for which it is responsible."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-04452

Asked by: Greer, Ross, West Scotland, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 18 November 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what (a) financial and (b) other support (i) it, (ii) enterprise agencies and (iii) its other bodies and agencies have offered to Siemens Gamesa."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-04480

Asked by: Greer, Ross, West Scotland, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 18 November 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether projects located in the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic are eligible to apply for funding through its Climate Justice Fund."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-04443

Asked by: Greer, Ross, West Scotland, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 18 November 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what action it has taken to work with universities and student associations to resolve any accommodation shortages that impacted students at the start of the 2021-22 academic year."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-04481

Asked by: Greer, Ross, West Scotland, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 18 November 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what role it will have in deciding how the £2 million of funding that it has committed to addressing climate-related loss and damage will be allocated."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-04479

Asked by: Greer, Ross, West Scotland, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 18 November 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what its response is, regarding any action it will take on the matter, to the reported vote in the UK Parliament in favour of a diplomatic boycott of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics on human rights grounds."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-04478

Asked by: Greer, Ross, West Scotland, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 18 November 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what plans it has to engage with the organisers of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics ahead of or during the games."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-04071

Asked by: Greer, Ross, West Scotland, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 1 November 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what engagement it has had with (a) Renfrewshire Council, (b) Inverclyde Council and (c) other stakeholders regarding proposals to extend the Clyde Coastal Path along the banks of the River Clyde from Parklea in Inverclyde to Langbank in Renfrewshire."

Answered by: Graeme Dey on 15 November 2021

Question ref. S6W-04122

Asked by: Greer, Ross, West Scotland, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 12 November 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what consideration it has given to allowing for early years centres to adopt a system of year group-based transition between stages, as an alternative to what is understood to be the current policy of age-based transition."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-00182

Asked by: Greer, Ross, West Scotland, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 24 May 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what its assessment is of the effectiveness of Scottish Enterprise’s human rights reputational risk assessments, as introduced from 2019 under the Customer Due Diligence procedure."

Answered by: Ivan McKee on 27 October 2021

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