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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Siobhian Brown

Scottish National Party

MSP for Ayr (Constituency) 2021 - present day

About Siobhian Brown

Contact details

Contact online

X (previously known as Twitter): @siobhianayr

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 5089
Text relay calls welcome.

Contact at local office

9 Beresford Terrace
Ayr
KA7 2ER

Phone: 01292 810034
Text relay calls welcome.

Committees

Siobhian is not a member of any committees

Cross-party groups

Siobhian is not a member of any cross-party groups

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Siobhian has 1 parliamentary and government role

Minister for Victims and Community Safety

Scottish Government

Party Roles

Siobhian does not have any party roles

Previous roles

Siobhian has had 3 previous roles

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

23 June 2021 - 30 March 2023

COVID19 Recovery Committee

Convener

23 June 2021 - 30 March 2023

conveners group

Member

17 June 2021 - 23 June 2021

COVID19 Recovery Committee

Member

Register of interests

Siobhian'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 Siobhian Brown. The date of their initial statement was 18 May 2021.

Remuneration and related undertaking

Until 7 May 2021, when I resigned, I was a caseworker for Allan Dorans MP (of House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA). I spent around 21 hours per week on this role. The remuneration I received was between £15,000 and £20,000 per annum.

Until 14 January 2022, when I resigned, I was a Councillor for South Ayrshire Council (of County Buildings, Wellington Square, Ayr, KA7 1DR). I spent around 25 hours per week on this role. The remuneration I received was between £15,001 and £20,000 per annum which I donated (after tax) to local Ayr West charities until I resigned. [Amended interest, 18 June 2021, Amended interest 29 January 2022]

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

[Ceased interest removed from entry: 17 February 2023]

Recent Activity

What was said

What Siobhian Brown 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: 26 June 2024

Hate Crime Strategy (Online Radicalisation)

The Minister for Victims and Community Safety (Siobhian Brown): "Our hate crime strategy delivery plan, which has been informed by people with lived experience of hate crime, is focused on building communities that are cohesive and alert to extreme right-wing divisive narratives, both online and offline, supporting its victims and improving the data to understand hate crime. The ways in which people can be…

Chamber meeting date: 26 June 2024

Racism (Justice and Community Safety Bodies)

The Minister for Victims and Community Safety (Siobhian Brown): "I want all our public bodies to be free from racism and discrimination and to reflect the society that they serve. We will continue to work in partnership with all our justice organisations to eradicate racism…

Chamber meeting date: 26 June 2024

Hate Crime Strategy (Online Radicalisation)

The Minister for Victims and Community Safety (Siobhian Brown): "Our hate crime strategy delivery plan, which has been informed by people with lived experience of hate crime, is focused on building communities that are cohesive and alert to extreme right-wing divisive narratives, both online and offline, supporting its victims and improving the data to understand hate crime. The ways in which people can be…

Chamber meeting date: 25 June 2024

Linwood Industrial Estate Fire

The Minister for Victims and Community Safety (Siobhian Brown): "I thank the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service crews, along with all our emergency services, for their sterling efforts in tackling the large and complex fire that broke out at the Enva recycling facility on Sunday…

Chamber meeting date: 20 June 2024

Antisocial Behaviour (Town Centres)

The Minister for Victims and Community Safety (Siobhian Brown): "We support Police Scotland and local authorities to continue to invest in prevention, early intervention and diversionary activities to reduce antisocial behaviour…

Votes

How Siobhian Brown has voted in Parliament

Find out how Siobhian Brown has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6M-13759.3

Scottish Government Priorities: Tackling the Climate Emergency

Submitted by: Douglas Lumsden, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 26, 2024

Result 50 for, 68 against, 0 abstained, 11 did not vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-13757

Circular Economy (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: Gillian Martin, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Monday, June 24, 2024

Supported by: Màiri McAllan
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 26, 2024

Result 116 for, 0 against, 0 abstained, 13 did not vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-13792

Approval of SSI

Submitted by: Jamie Hepburn, Cumbernauld and Kilsyth, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 26, 2024

Result 68 for, 0 against, 46 abstained, 15 did not vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-13759.2

Scottish Government Priorities: Tackling the Climate Emergency

Submitted by: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 26, 2024

Result 58 for, 59 against, 0 abstained, 12 did not vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-13759.1

Scottish Government Priorities: Tackling the Climate Emergency

Submitted by: Patrick Harvie, Glasgow, Scottish Green Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Supported by: Mark Ruskell
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 26, 2024

Result 8 for, 108 against, 0 abstained, 13 did not vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motions

Questions

Questions Siobhian Brown has asked

These are the questions that this MSP has asked in Parliament. It also includes any answer to those questions.

Question ref. S6O-02079

Asked by: Brown, Siobhian, Ayr, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 22 March 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government what measures it is taking to ensure that public transport is accessible."

Taken in the Chamber on 29 March 2023

Question ref. S6W-15882

Asked by: Brown, Siobhian, Ayr, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10 March 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government how it plans to reflect the urgency of climate (a) mitigation and (b) adaptation in the final version of its Future Catching Policy."

Answered by Mairi Gougeon on 17 March 2023

Question ref. S6W-15883

Asked by: Brown, Siobhian, Ayr, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10 March 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government how it plans to reflect the urgency of climate (a) mitigation and (b) adaptation in the final versions of Scotland’s Fisheries Management Plans."

Answered by Mairi Gougeon on 17 March 2023

Question ref. S6O-02044

Asked by: Brown, Siobhian, Ayr, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 15 March 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government what analysis has been carried out of recorded crime in South Ayrshire."

Taken in the Chamber on 22 March 2023

Question ref. S6O-02018

Asked by: Brown, Siobhian, Ayr, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 8 March 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government what its assessment is of any potential impact that the UK Government’s proposed Illegal Migration Bill could have on devolved social justice powers and the duties of Scottish local authorities."

Taken in the Chamber on 16 March 2023

Question ref. S6W-14866

Asked by: Brown, Siobhian, Ayr, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13 February 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government what data it holds regarding the carbon emissions (a) directly from the operations and (b) indirectly from the impacts on blue carbon, of Scotland’s fishing industry."

Answered by Mairi Gougeon on 28 February 2023

Question ref. S6W-14867

Asked by: Brown, Siobhian, Ayr, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13 February 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government what (a) plans and (b) policies it has in place to assist the fishing industry to (i) reduce its carbon emissions and (ii) ensure a just transition for the sector."

Answered by Mairi Gougeon on 23 February 2023

Question ref. S6O-01840

Asked by: Brown, Siobhian, Ayr, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25 January 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government what assessment it has made of the potential impact on culture organisations in Scotland of the UK Government Levelling Up funding."

Taken in the Chamber on 1 February 2023

Question ref. S6O-01678

Asked by: Brown, Siobhian, Ayr, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 7 December 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government how the development of a Talent Attraction and Migration service will impact on the delivery of its Covid Recovery Strategy."

Taken in the Chamber on 14 December 2022

Question ref. S6O-01647

Asked by: Brown, Siobhian, Ayr, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 30 November 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what discussions it has had with the UK Government following the Supreme Court’s verdict on the ability of the Scottish Parliament to legislate for an independence referendum."

Taken in the Chamber on 7 December 2022

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