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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Sue Webber

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for Lothian (Region) 2021 - present day

About Sue Webber

Contact details

Contact online

Website: suewebber.uk

Twitter: @suejwebber

Facebook: Sue's facebook

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 6763
Text relay calls welcome.

Committees

Cross-party groups

Sue is a member of 9 cross-party groups

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Beer and Pubs

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Cancer

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Co-Operatives

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Culture and Communities

Deputy Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Drug and Alcohol Misuse

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Fair Trade

Deputy Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Life Sciences

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on the Prevention and Healing of Adverse Childhood Experiences

Convener

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Sue does not have any parliamentary or government roles

Party Roles

Sue has 2 party roles

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Drugs Policy

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Mental Wellbeing

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Previous roles

Sue has had 8 previous roles

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

22 September 2021 - 22 June 2022

Standards Procedures and Public Appointments Committee

Substitute Member

25 May 2022 - 31 May 2022

Education Children and Young People Committee

Member

23 September 2021 - 25 May 2022

Health Social Care and Sport Committee

Member

16 September 2021 - 20 May 2022

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Public Health

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

16 September 2021 - 20 May 2022

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Women's Health

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

16 September 2021 - 20 May 2022

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Sport

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

17 June 2021 - 23 September 2021

Constitution Europe External Affairs and Culture Committee

Member

08 September 2021 - 22 September 2021

Health Social Care and Sport Committee

Substitute Member

Register of interests

Sue'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 Sue Webber. The date of their initial statement was 02 June 2021.

Remuneration and related undertaking

I am a local authority councillor with the City of Edinburgh Council (of City Chambers, High Street, Edinburgh EH1 1YJ). I spend approximately 21 hours a week on this role. I receive remuneration of between £15,001 and £20,000 per annum, which includes the use of a laptop, mobile phone and iPad. My salary is donated via the Give as You Earn Scheme directly through HR Payroll.

Gifts

No registrable interests

Overseas visits

No registrable interests

Controlled transactions

No registrable interests

Heritable property

No registrable interests

Interest in shares

Until September 2021 I owned 100% of the issued share capital of MEDinburgh Ltd, a company involved in healthcare sales and marketing. The shares were ordinary shares. The business ceased trading in September 2021. [Amended interest 7 October 2021, Ceased interest 7 October 2021]

Voluntary

I am a Board Member of Wester Hailes Land and Property Trust, through my elected position at the City of Edinburgh Council.

I am a Board Member of Pentlands Community Space.

Recent Activity

What was said

What Sue Webber 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: 22 September 2022

Skills Delivery Landscape

Sue Webber (Lothian) (Con): "A recent Audit Scotland report highlighted the Scottish Government’s inability to settle differences between the Scottish Funding Council and Skills Development Scotland…

Education, Children and Young People Committee meeting date: 21 September 2022

Colleges Regionalisation Inquiry

The Convener (Sue Webber): "Good morning and welcome to the 22nd meeting in 2022 of the Education, Children and Young People Committee. Our first item of business is an evidence session with college principals and deputy principals for our colleges regionalisation inquiry…

Chamber meeting date: 20 September 2022

Tributes to Her Late Majesty the Queen

Sue Webber (Lothian) (Con): "I am thankful that Parliament has set aside time today to allow us all to pay our respects to our longest-serving monarch. I do not think that anyone could have predicted the depth of emotion when the dreadful news came through that our?Queen…

Chamber meeting date: 8 September 2022

National Mission on Drugs

Sue Webber (Lothian) (Con): "I thank the minister for advance sight of her statement. We can all agree that, when someone is brave enough to come forward for support, they should not have to wait months for help, but, sadly, that is exactly what is happening on the ground…

Chamber meeting date: 7 September 2022

General Practitioners (Menopause and Perimenopause Training and Development)

Sue Webber (Lothian) (Con): "I want to ask about the accessibility of hormone replacement therapy supplies. While trying to access my own medication, I have faced barrier after barrier and inconsistency after inconsistency…

Votes

How Sue Webber has voted in Parliament

Find out how Sue Webber has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6M-05254

Business Programme

Submitted by: George Adam, Paisley, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Result 63 for, 47 against, 0 abstained, 19 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-05154

Fireworks and Pyrotechnic Articles (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: Ash Regan, Edinburgh Eastern, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, June 21, 2022

Supported by: Keith Brown
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Result 84 for, 0 against, 25 abstained, 20 no vote

MSP abstained

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-05235.3

Northern Ireland Protocol Bill

Submitted by: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Supported by: Paul Sweeney
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Result 85 for, 25 against, 0 abstained, 19 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-05235.2

Northern Ireland Protocol Bill

Submitted by: Donald Cameron, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Result 25 for, 85 against, 0 abstained, 19 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-05254.1

Business Programme

Submitted by: Stephen Kerr, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Supported by: Jeremy Balfour, Miles Briggs, Alexander Burnett, Donald Cameron, Jackson Carlaw, Finlay Carson, Sharon Dowey, Russell Findlay, Murdo Fraser, Meghan Gallacher, Maurice Golden, Pam Gosal, Jamie Greene, Dr. Sandesh Gulhane, Jamie Halcro Johnston, Rachael Hamilton, Craig Hoy, Liam Kerr, Dean Lockhart, Douglas Lumsden, Edward Mountain, Oliver Mundell, Douglas Ross, Graham Simpson, Liz Smith, Alexander Stewart, Sue Webber, Annie Wells, Tess White, Brian Whittle
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Result 47 for, 63 against, 0 abstained, 19 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motions

Written questions

Written questions Sue Webber 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-10103

Asked by: Webber, Sue, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 29 July 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what budget it has allocated for smoking cessation services in (a) each of the last five financial years, including 2021-22 and (b) 2022-23, and what budget it has provisionally allocated for smoking cessation services over the remainder of the current parliamentary session."

Answered by: Maree Todd on 16 August 2022

Question ref. S6W-09488

Asked by: Webber, Sue, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 30 June 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what consideration it has given to extending the sunset clause on minimum unit pricing until June 2023, when Public Health Scotland plans to publish its final, overarching report on the policy."

Answered by: Maree Todd on 18 July 2022

Question ref. S6W-09437

Asked by: Webber, Sue, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 28 June 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what recent assessment it has made of mixed-sex wards in NHS hospitals in Scotland."

Answered by: Humza Yousaf on 13 July 2022

Question ref. S6W-09420

Asked by: Webber, Sue, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 28 June 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government when the recommendations of the Ventilation Short-Life Working Group (a) were submitted to the Scottish Government and (b) will be published, and what the reasons are for any delay."

Answered by: John Swinney on 5 July 2022

Question ref. S6W-08705

Asked by: Webber, Sue, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 25 May 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will commit to developing a cross-government delivery plan for ME based on the two core principles outlined by the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care in his statement of 12 May 2022, and whether it will commit to listening to those with lived experience of ME/CFS in the development of healthcare…

Answered by: Maree Todd on 7 June 2022

Question ref. S6W-08706

Asked by: Webber, Sue, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 25 May 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government, in light of the reported increasing numbers of long COVID patients who have ME/CFS, the publication of NICE guideline, NG206, on the diagnosis and management of ME/CFS, published on 29 October 2021, and the Scottish Government’s reported commitment to implementing the NICE guideline in Scotland, what its…

Answered by: Maree Todd on 7 June 2022

Question ref. S6W-08461

Asked by: Webber, Sue, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 11 May 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what its response is to the reported findings of the recent report by the International Cancer Benchmarking Partnership, with Cancer Research UK, that in 38…

Answered by: Humza Yousaf on 26 May 2022

Question ref. S6W-08390

Asked by: Webber, Sue, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 5 May 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what plans it has to gather data on restraint practices applied to care-experienced children while being securely transported."

Answered by: Clare Haughey on 19 May 2022

Question ref. S6W-08389

Asked by: Webber, Sue, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 5 May 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what data exists regarding the use of restraint applied to care-experienced children while being securely transported."

Answered by: Clare Haughey on 18 May 2022

Question ref. S6W-08043

Asked by: Webber, Sue, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12 April 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government how much funding the Chief Scientist Office provided for clinical research infrastructure in each year since 2012."

Answered by: Maree Todd on 10 May 2022

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