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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Stephanie Callaghan

Scottish National Party

MSP for Uddingston and Bellshill (Constituency) 2021 - present day

About Stephanie Callaghan

Contact details

Contact online

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 5493
Text relay calls welcome.

Contact at local office

40b Grovewood Business Centre
Strathclyde Business Park
Bellshill
ML4 3NQ

Phone: 01698 849888
Text relay calls welcome.

Committees

Cross-party groups

Stephanie is a member of 9 cross-party groups

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Autism

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Independent Convenience Stores

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Learning Disability

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Malawi

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Scottish Horseracing and Bloodstock Industries

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Scottish Showmen's Guild

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on St Andrew's Day

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Towns and Town Centres

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Women's Health

Member

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Stephanie does not have any parliamentary or government roles

Party Roles

Stephanie does not have any party roles

Previous roles

Stephanie has had 2 previous roles

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

18 April 2023 - 01 November 2023

Social Justice and Social Security Committee

Substitute Member

17 June 2021 - 31 October 2023

Health Social Care and Sport Committee

Member

Register of interests

Stephanie'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 Stephanie Callaghan. The date of their initial statement was 26 May 2021.

Remuneration and related undertaking

Until 5 May 2022, I was a Councillor for South Lanarkshire Council (of Headquarters, Almada Street, Hamilton, ML3 0AA). I spent around 10-20 hours per week on this role. The remuneration I received was between £15,001 and £20,000 per annum [Amended interest 10 June 2022].

Gifts

On 23 September 2023, I attended the Ayr Gold Cup at Ayr Racecourse as a guest of Scottish Racing (an organisation promoting and supporting the sport of horseracing throughout Scotland, delivering sustainability for the sport across its five Scottish Racecourses; c/o Hamilton Park Racecourse, Bothwell Road, Hamilton, ML3 0DW). The value of the gift was £378. [Registered 26 October 2023]

Overseas visits

No registrable interests

Controlled transactions

No registrable interests

Heritable property

No registrable interests

Interest in shares

No registrable interests

Voluntary

I am an unremunerated director of Hamilton Business Improvement District (BID) which is a business-led initiative that works in partnership with the Council to support the local business community within Hamilton Town Centre. The BID's goals and actions are set by the business community for the benefit of the business community (of Brandon Gate, 1 Leechlee Road, Hamilton, ML3 0XB). I am appointed to this role as one of two council representatives on the board of Hamilton BID.

No registrable interests

Recent Activity

What was said

What Stephanie Callaghan 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: 8 February 2024

Grangemouth Oil Refinery

Stephanie Callaghan (Uddingston and Bellshill) (SNP): "I am grateful to Stephen Kerr for securing this debate on the future of Grangemouth oil refinery. I agree with him that Grangemouth is a jewel in Scotland’s crown…

Chamber meeting date: 8 February 2024

Renewable Energy Sector (Ministerial Meetings)

Stephanie Callaghan (Uddingston and Bellshill) (SNP): "We know that solar energy is a crucial contributor to achieving an affordable energy mix and a just transition…

Local Government, Housing and Planning Committee meeting date: 6 February 2024

Housing (Cladding Remediation) (Scotland) Bill: Stage 1

Stephanie Callaghan (Uddingston and Bellshill) (SNP): "I thank you for coming along this morning, minister. I thank our other witnesses, too, of course…

Chamber meeting date: 1 February 2024

Measles

4. Stephanie Callaghan (Uddingston and Bellshill) (SNP): "To ask the First Minister what steps the Scottish Government is taking to prevent a resurgence of measles in Scotland. (S6F-02778)"

Chamber meeting date: 1 February 2024

Charity Lotteries (Sales Cap)

Stephanie Callaghan (Uddingston and Bellshill) (SNP): "I, too, am pleased to be contributing today, and I congratulate my colleague Kenneth Gibson on securing the debate and calling for the removal of the annual sales limit in charity lottery fundraising…

Votes

How Stephanie Callaghan has voted in Parliament

Find out how Stephanie Callaghan has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6M-12252

Scottish Rate Resolution

Submitted by: Shona Robison, Dundee City East, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, February 20, 2024

Supported by: George Adam, Tom Arthur, Joe FitzPatrick
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, February 22, 2024

Result 62 for, 54 against, 0 abstained, 13 did not vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-12248

Regulation of Legal Services (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: Siobhian Brown, Ayr, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, February 20, 2024

Supported by: Angela Constance
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, February 22, 2024

Result 62 for, 29 against, 25 abstained, 13 did not vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-12215

Crisis in NHS Dentistry

Submitted by: Willie Rennie, North East Fife, Scottish Liberal Democrats. Date lodged: Monday, February 19, 2024

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Result 84 for, 32 against, 0 abstained, 13 did not vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-12215.1

Crisis in NHS Dentistry

Submitted by: Paul Sweeney, Glasgow, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Tuesday, February 20, 2024

Supported by: Carol Mochan
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Result 85 for, 31 against, 0 abstained, 13 did not vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-12214

Improving Access to Primary Care

Submitted by: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats. Date lodged: Monday, February 19, 2024

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Result 63 for, 53 against, 0 abstained, 13 did not vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motions

Questions

Questions Stephanie Callaghan has asked

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

Question ref. S6W-25574

Asked by: Callaghan, Stephanie, Uddingston and Bellshill, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 15 February 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government, in relation to mesh survivors in Scotland, what consideration it has given to The Hughes Report, by the Patient Safety Commissioner for England, which sets out options for redress for those harmed by valproate and pelvic mesh."

Answer expected on 14 March 2024

Question ref. S6O-03107

Asked by: Callaghan, Stephanie, Uddingston and Bellshill, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 14 February 2024

Question ref. S6W-25008

Asked by: Callaghan, Stephanie, Uddingston and Bellshill, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 31 January 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government what consideration has been given to extending the current limit of three years of Student Awards Agency Scotland funding, for part-time postgraduate MSc courses with no full-time equivalent, to support people who may need extra time to complete their course, such as those who work full time, are disabled or have…

Answer expected on 28 February 2024

Question ref. S6F-02778

Asked by: Callaghan, Stephanie, Uddingston and Bellshill, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 29 January 2024

"To ask the First Minister what steps the Scottish Government is taking to prevent a resurgence of measles in Scotland."

Taken in the Chamber on 1 February 2024

Question ref. S6O-02982

Asked by: Callaghan, Stephanie, Uddingston and Bellshill, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10 January 2024

Question ref. S6W-24039

Asked by: Callaghan, Stephanie, Uddingston and Bellshill, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19 December 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government when it expects to publish its response to the phase 3 consultation on permitted development rights."

Answered by Joe FitzPatrick on 21 December 2023

Question ref. S6O-02942

Asked by: Callaghan, Stephanie, Uddingston and Bellshill, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20 December 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government what measures it is taking to encourage the uptake of Education Maintenance Allowance among eligible pupils."

Taken in the Chamber on 11 January 2024

Question ref. S6O-02906

Asked by: Callaghan, Stephanie, Uddingston and Bellshill, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13 December 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government what its response is to the recent Public Health Scotland report, Infant Feeding Statistics Scotland."

Taken in the Chamber on 20 December 2023

Question ref. S6F-02550

Asked by: Callaghan, Stephanie, Uddingston and Bellshill, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13 November 2023

"To ask the First Minister what assessment the Scottish Government has made of the impact of the Low Emission Zone in Glasgow."

Taken in the Chamber on 16 November 2023

Question ref. S6W-22533

Asked by: Callaghan, Stephanie, Uddingston and Bellshill, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 30 October 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government how many dentists there currently are per head of population in Scotland, and what information it has on how this compares with (a) England and (b) Wales."

Answered by Jenni Minto on 13 November 2023

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