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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.

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

Deputy Convener

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 the Prevention and Healing of Adverse Childhood Experiences

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 does not have any previous roles

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

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

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

No registrable interests

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.

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: 5 October 2022

Cost of Living (Tenant Protection) (Scotland) Bill:Stage 2

Stephanie Callaghan (Uddingston and Bellshill) (SNP): "On a point of order, convener.—Inaudible.—I would have voted no."

Chamber meeting date: 4 October 2022

Health and Care Recovery (Winter Planning)

Stephanie Callaghan (Uddingston and Bellshill) (SNP): "Throughout the pandemic, our NHS and social care staff have shown extraordinary commitment and have worked under immense pressure to support people. Now, those same staff face increased living costs and energy prices…

Chamber meeting date: 29 September 2022

Warmer Homes Scotland Scheme

Stephanie Callaghan (Uddingston and Bellshill) (SNP): "Has the Scottish Government assessed how many households are excluded from receiving external wall insulation through the warmer homes Scotland scheme due to living in non-traditional, steel-framed houses…

Chamber meeting date: 29 September 2022

Excellence in Scottish Education

Stephanie Callaghan (Uddingston and Bellshill) (SNP): "It is an honour to participate in such an important debate. Let me be clear from the very start: the main threat to Scottish education is the persistent and callous poverty policies of the current UK Government…

Chamber meeting date: 28 September 2022

Covid Recovery Strategy (Cost of Living)

4. Stephanie Callaghan (Uddingston and Bellshill) (SNP): "To ask the Scottish Government how the cost of living crisis is impacting its Covid recovery strategy. (S6O-01383)"

Votes

How Stephanie Callaghan has voted in Parliament

Find out how Stephanie Callaghan has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6 SP Bill 18 Amendment 92

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Result 28 for, 85 against, 0 abstained, 16 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6 SP Bill 18 Amendment 83

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Result 21 for, 93 against, 0 abstained, 15 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6 SP Bill 18 Amendment 81

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Result 48 for, 66 against, 0 abstained, 15 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6 SP Bill 18 Amendment 80

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Result 50 for, 63 against, 0 abstained, 16 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6 SP Bill 18 Amendment 78

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Result 27 for, 86 against, 0 abstained, 16 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motions

Written questions

Written questions Stephanie Callaghan 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-11040

Asked by: Callaghan, Stephanie, Uddingston and Bellshill, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21 September 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government how it can support innovative projects, such as the Recovery and Wellbeing Village under development at Hamilton Accies Football Club; what its position is on whether it regards community-centred and co-produced initiatives like the Accies village model as benefitting local families, and whether it considers that the…

Answered by: Angela Constance on 29 September 2022

Question ref. S6W-09611

Asked by: Callaghan, Stephanie, Uddingston and Bellshill, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 5 July 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the consideration of recommendations received from the Review Body on Doctors' and Dentists' Remuneration (DDRB) for the 2022-23 pay offer."

Answered by: Humza Yousaf on 2 August 2022

Question ref. S6W-08886

Asked by: Callaghan, Stephanie, Uddingston and Bellshill, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 7 June 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what it is doing to improve commissioning and procurement in the social care sector in advance of establishing a National Care Service, and what assurances it will provide that its plans for a National Care Service will incentivise providers to (a) focus on providing the highest quality of care and (b) prioritise…

Answered by: Kevin Stewart on 14 June 2022

Question ref. S6W-08435

Asked by: Callaghan, Stephanie, Uddingston and Bellshill, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10 May 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what steps it is taking to increase the number of Living Wage employers."

Answered by: Richard Lochhead on 24 May 2022

Question ref. S6W-08475

Asked by: Callaghan, Stephanie, Uddingston and Bellshill, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 9 May 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government how it is committed to supporting adult learners."

Answered by: Jamie Hepburn on 10 May 2022

Question ref. S6W-07860

Asked by: Callaghan, Stephanie, Uddingston and Bellshill, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 5 April 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what its position is on whether the development and wellbeing assessment tool currently being piloted by South Lanarkshire Health and Social Care Partnership could be a viable and cost-effective option to reduce screening waiting times for young people with suspected neurodevelopmental conditions."

Answered by: Kevin Stewart on 25 April 2022

Question ref. S6W-07607

Asked by: Callaghan, Stephanie, Uddingston and Bellshill, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25 March 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what biodiversity goals it is considering in advance of the UN Biodiversity Conference in April 2022."

Answered by: Lorna Slater on 20 April 2022

Question ref. S6W-07324

Asked by: Callaghan, Stephanie, Uddingston and Bellshill, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 15 March 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what the latest known levels of tuition fees are for a first full-time degree in Scotland, and what information it has on how this compares with (a) England and (b) Wales."

Answered by: Jamie Hepburn on 28 March 2022

Question ref. S6W-07220

Asked by: Callaghan, Stephanie, Uddingston and Bellshill, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10 March 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what steps it is taking to ensure that all autistic people are made fully aware of any adjustments or adaptations that are available to them in COVID-19 vaccination centres."

Answered by: Humza Yousaf on 28 March 2022

Question ref. S6W-03503

Asked by: Callaghan, Stephanie, Uddingston and Bellshill, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 4 October 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what support will be available to senior phase learners, particularly those from the most deprived backgrounds, in relation to preparation for the sitting of examinations for SQA national qualifications in 2021-22."

Answered by: Shirley-Anne Somerville on 5 October 2021

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