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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

Ross is not a member of any committees

Cross-party groups

Ross is not a member of any 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

Health and Sport Committee

Substitute Member

29 June 2016 - 04 May 2021

Social Security Committee

Substitute Member

08 June 2016 - 04 May 2021

Education and Skills Committee

Member

06 September 2018 - 04 May 2021

Culture Tourism Europe and External Affairs Committee

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 Free Tibet.

I am a member of the RMT Parliamentary Group.

I am a member of the Church of Scotland.

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

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: 16 June 2021

Redress for Survivors (Historical Child Abuse in Care) Scotland Act 2021

Ross Greer (West Scotland) (Green): "With the support of the Government, the bill that enabled the establishment of redress Scotland was amended to include a review provision to look specifically at the impact that the waiver might have on the participation in the scheme of survivors and contributing organisations. Will the Deputy First Minister expand on how the review will operate,…

Chamber meeting date: 16 June 2021

Brexit (Skills Impact)

Ross Greer (West Scotland) (Green): "In June 2016, on the eve of the Brexit vote, Boris Johnson, Michael Gove and Priti Patel made the following statement: “there will be no change for EU citizens already lawfully resident in the UK…

Chamber meeting date: 3 June 2021

Education

Ross Greer (West Scotland) (Green): "Will the cabinet secretary give way? Oliver Mundell rose—"

Chamber meeting date: 2 June 2021

National Qualifications 2021

Ross Greer (West Scotland) (Green): "I thank the cabinet secretary for advance sight of her statement. The lack of a no-detriment approach to appeals means that young people and their teachers will be taking a perverse gamble this year…

Chamber meeting date: 26 May 2021

National Qualifications 2021 (Appeals Process)

Ross Greer (West Scotland) (Green): "I welcome the Presiding Officer and the cabinet secretary to their new roles…

Votes

How Ross Greer has voted in Parliament

Find out how Ross Greer 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 abstained

Vote Defeated

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-00728

Asked by: Greer, Ross, West Scotland, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 15 June 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what the total capacity will be of designated quarantine accommodation for university students arriving in Scotland for the 2021-22 academic year."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-00730

Asked by: Greer, Ross, West Scotland, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 15 June 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what plans are in place to offer COVID-19 vaccinations to international students arriving in Scotland for the 2021-22 academic year."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-00693

Asked by: Greer, Ross, West Scotland, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 15 June 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will detail the process by which terms of reference will be developed for the upcoming review of Education Scotland and the SQA, and which bodies will be consulted ahead of terms of reference being agreed."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-00729

Asked by: Greer, Ross, West Scotland, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 15 June 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how many students from outwith the Common Travel Area it estimates will arrive in Scotland for the start of the 2021-22 academic year."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-00339

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

"To ask the Scottish Government how local authorities will be selected to pilot the policy of fully-funded deferred entry to primary school in 2022-23, and by what date the local authorities selected will be announced."

Answered by: Clare Haughey on 15 June 2021

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 9 June 2021

Question ref. S6W-00184

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

"To ask the Scottish Government whether the Cabinet Secretary for Education has discussed the SQA alternative certification model for 2021 with (a) the Children and Young People's Commissioner Scotland's office or (b) the Equality and Human Rights Commission and, if so, on which dates the discussions took place, what specific issues were discussed…

Answered by: Shirley-Anne Somerville on 9 June 2021

Question ref. S6W-00207

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

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will bar the 112 companies identified by the UN Human Rights Office as being involved in activities related to illegal Israeli settlements in occupied Palestine from bidding for contracts to provide goods or services to the Scottish Government and the public bodies for which it is responsible."

Answered by: Ivan McKee on 9 June 2021

Question ref. S6W-00185

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

"To ask the Scottish Government what its position is on the "fire and rehire" practice, in which college lecturers are reportedly being made redundant while simultaneously being offered course instructor posts on poorer pay and conditions."

Answered by: Jamie Hepburn on 9 June 2021

Question ref. S6W-00208

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

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will bar the 112 companies identified by the UN Human Rights Office as being involved in activities related to illegal Israeli settlements in occupied Palestine from receiving public grants, account management services or other support from the Scottish Government and the public bodies for which it is…

Answered by: Ivan McKee on 9 June 2021

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