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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Tim Eagle

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for Highlands and Islands (Region) 2024 - present day

About Tim Eagle

Contact details

Contact online

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 6989
Text relay calls welcome.

Committees

Cross-party groups

Tim is not a member of any cross-party groups

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Tim does not have any parliamentary or government roles

Party Roles

Tim does not have any party roles

Previous roles

Tim does not have any previous roles

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

Register of interests

Tim'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 Tim Eagle. The date of their initial statement was 13 March 2024.

Remuneration and related undertaking

Until 23 October 2023 I worked as a Regional Manager at the Scottish Land and Estates (of Stuart House, Eskmills Business Park, Musselburgh EH21 7PB) earning £18,000 per annum for working 3 days per week.

I am a sole trader and owner of Hillfords Farm, of Moray, a small sheep and arable farm. I expect to spend in the region of an average of 10 hours a week on this role. In 2022/23 I received £2,628 income from this farm. I also receive £3,500 from single farm payment and £300 from the Less Favoured Area Support Scheme (LFASS) per annum in connection with operation of my farm.

Until 15 March 2024 I worked as a land agent at Peter Graham & Associates, Land Agency Business (of New Elgin Road, Elgin, IV30 6BA) earning £52,500 per annum for working 5 days per week. I will sporadically offer unpaid support over next few months in 2024.

Gifts

No registrable interests

Overseas visits

No registrable interests

Controlled transactions

No registrable interests

Heritable property

I own approximately 15 acres of land in the Moray local authority area with a market value of between £100,001 – £150,000. I receive no income from this land and use it for my own farming business.

I rent 35 acres of tenanted land owned by the Moray Council in the Moray local authority area with a market value of between £700,000 – £800,000 on repeating five-year short limited duration tenancy. I receive no income from this land and use it for my own farming business.

I rent 25 acres of tenanted land owned by the Crown Estate Scotland in the Moray local authority area with a market value of between £200,000 – £300,000 on repeating five-year short limited duration tenancy. I receive no income from this land and use it for my own farming business.

Interest in shares

No registrable interests

Voluntary

Between 2017 and 2022 I was a Councillor for Moray Council.

Recent Activity

What was said

What Tim Eagle 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: 17 April 2024

Scotch Whisky Industry

Tim Eagle (Highlands and Islands) (Con): "I, too, congratulate Ivan McKee on securing this debate on what is a very important issue for Scotland. Let us not forget that, as has been pointed out, many of our distilleries are in rural communities and provide jobs in those areas…

Chamber meeting date: 27 March 2024

Agriculture and Rural Communities (Scotland) Bill: Stage 1

Tim Eagle (Highlands and Islands) (Con): "I refer members to my entry in the register of members’ interests, which shows that I am a farmer. Sadly, as members can see, I cannot be in the chamber today in person…

Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee meeting date: 26 March 2024

Interests

Tim Eagle (Highlands and Islands) (Con): "Thank you, convener, and apologies that I cannot be with you today—lambing is keeping me at home. The only interest that I probably should declare is that I run a small sheep farm, and I am a sole trader for that…

Citizen Participation and Public Petitions Committee meeting date: 20 March 2024

Swimming Pools (Financial Relief) (PE2018)

Tim Eagle (Highlands and Islands) (Con): "Thank you very much, convener. It is a pleasure to be here at the meeting—my first one—and I thank the clerks for helping me. I just wanted to speak to the petition…

Chamber meeting date: 13 March 2024

National Health Service Dentistry (Dunoon)

4. Tim Eagle (Highlands and Islands) (Con): "To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the availability of NHS dentistry for residents of Dunoon and its surrounding communities. (S6O-03193)"

Votes

How Tim Eagle has voted in Parliament

Find out how Tim Eagle has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6M-12882

Scottish Employment Injuries Advisory Council Bill

Submitted by: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Supported by: Paul Sweeney
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, April 18, 2024

Result 20 for, 95 against, 0 abstained, 14 did not vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-12867.1

Business Programme

Submitted by: Meghan Gallacher, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Supported by: Jeremy Balfour, Alexander Burnett, Sharon Dowey, Tim Eagle, Russell Findlay, Pam Gosal, Jamie Halcro Johnston, Rachael Hamilton, Liam Kerr, Douglas Ross, Brian Whittle
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Result 53 for, 60 against, 5 abstained, 11 did not vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-12872

Approval of SSI

Submitted by: George Adam, Paisley, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Result 88 for, 28 against, 0 abstained, 13 did not vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-12855

Repealing the Hate Crime Act

Submitted by: Russell Findlay, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Monday, April 15, 2024

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Result 64 for, 29 against, 25 abstained, 11 did not vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-12855.4

Repealing the Hate Crime Act

Submitted by: Pauline McNeill, Glasgow, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Supported by: Katy Clark
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Result 20 for, 97 against, 1 abstained, 11 did not vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motions

Motions made by Tim Eagle in Parliament

Find out what motions Tim Eagle has submitted recently.

Questions

Questions Tim Eagle has asked

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

Question ref. S6W-26717

Asked by: Eagle, Tim, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 5 April 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government when it plans to publish sub-local authority data from Scotland’s Census 2022."

Answered by Angus Robertson on 18 April 2024

Question ref. S6O-03352

Asked by: Eagle, Tim, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 17 April 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on what activity it will undertake regarding its Action Plan to Address Depopulation."

Taken in the Chamber on 25 April 2024

Question ref. S6W-26723

Asked by: Eagle, Tim, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 5 April 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government on what date it will launch its online digital Talent Attraction and Migration Service (TAMS), and how this will be promoted to employers across Scotland."

Answered by Emma Roddick on 16 April 2024

Question ref. S6W-26720

Asked by: Eagle, Tim, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 5 April 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government how often the Expert Advisory Group on Migration and Population has met to date, and when it will next meet."

Answered by Emma Roddick on 16 April 2024

Question ref. S6W-26719

Asked by: Eagle, Tim, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 5 April 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government how often the Population Programme Board, comprised of representatives from the Scottish Government, COSLA and enterprise agencies, has met to date, and when it will next meet."

Answered by Emma Roddick on 16 April 2024

Question ref. S6W-26721

Asked by: Eagle, Tim, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 5 April 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government how much funding is available in (a) 2024-25 and (b) 2025-26 for its Addressing Depopulation Fund, as set out in its Action Plan to Address Depopulation."

Answered by Emma Roddick on 16 April 2024

Question ref. S6W-26718

Asked by: Eagle, Tim, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 5 April 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government how often the Population Roundtable co-chaired by the Scottish Government and COSLA has met to date, and when it will next meet."

Answered by Emma Roddick on 16 April 2024

Question ref. S6W-26859

Asked by: Eagle, Tim, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 15 April 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government whether the Minister for Higher and Further Education will report back to the Parliament on any initial steps it has made following the publication of the independent report, Fit for the Future: developing a post-school learning system to fuel economic transformation."

Answer expected on 29 April 2024

Question ref. S6W-26713

Asked by: Eagle, Tim, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 5 April 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government what impact its reported proposed reduction of £500,000 to the Gaelic Education, Culture and Arts budget will have on (a) (i) Sabhal Mòr Ostaig and (ii) Storlann and (b) the ability of each organisation to deliver their respective services."

Answered by Jenny Gilruth on 15 April 2024

Question ref. S6W-26714

Asked by: Eagle, Tim, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 5 April 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government what impact its reported proposed reduction of £516,000 to the Gaelic Broadcasting budget will have on MG ALBA and its ability to deliver its services."

Answered by Jenny Gilruth on 15 April 2024

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