Christine Grahame MSP

Welcome to Christine Grahame MSP's biography pages

Christine Grahame MSP

Here you can find out about your MSPs' political activities and how to get in touch with them.

  • Member for: Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale
  • Region: South Scotland
  • Party: Scottish National Party

Christine is a member of the following Committees:

Christine is a member of the following Cross-Party Groups:

Parliamentary Activities

Deputy Presiding Officer

Search for other speeches made by this member

Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 24 September 2020 [Draft] : 24 September 2020


The Deputy Presiding Officer

That concludes portfolio questions. I thank the cabinet secretary, the minister and members, as we managed to get through all the questions.



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 24 September 2020 [Draft] : 24 September 2020


The Deputy Presiding Officer

That is not brief, Mr Harvie. Sorry—it is not.



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 24 September 2020 [Draft] : 24 September 2020


The Deputy Presiding Officer

Next is a brief supplementary from Patrick Harvie.



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 24 September 2020 [Draft] : 24 September 2020


The Deputy Presiding Officer (Christine Grahame)

Good afternoon. The next item of business is portfolio question time. As usual, to get as many members in as possible, short, cr...



Meeting of the Parliament (Hybrid) 24 September 2020 [Draft] : 24 September 2020


Christine Grahame (Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale) (SNP)

Does the First Minister consider that management, particularly in retail and hospitality, should encourage staff to have their mobile phones on them, to enable the contact tracing app to be ...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 23 September 2020 [Draft] : 23 September 2020


Christine Grahame

I do not want to focus on my bill, because this is about other legislation, but do you agree that a database would assist in getting prosecutions under this legis...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 23 September 2020 [Draft] : 23 September 2020


Christine Grahame

I want to make a couple of points, and I accept what you said about marketing resources being required for very many Covid-related things at the moment. However, ...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 23 September 2020 [Draft] : 23 September 2020


Christine Grahame

A panel member last week raised an interesting point about the difficulty of defining things such as “rural land”, “field”, “crofting land”, “agricultural land”, ...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 23 September 2020 [Draft] : 23 September 2020


Christine Grahame

I agree about the importance of publicity and promoting the bill. However, it is a member’s bill, and I know from my experience that the Scottish Government does not do the publicity—the mem...



Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee 23 September 2020 [Draft] : 23 September 2020


Christine Grahame (Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale) (SNP)

I was the member who brought forward the member’s bill that became the Control of Dogs (Scotland) Act 2010, which brought about a big move towards a “deed not bre...

Vote DetailMSP VoteResult
S5M-22780.3: Prioritising Education Over Independence (John Swinney)
Meeting Date: 23/09/2020
Result - For: 65, Against: 55 Abstain: 0
>> Show more
ForCarried
S5M-22780: Prioritising Education Over Independence (Jamie Greene)
Meeting Date: 23/09/2020
Result - For: 64, Against: 35 Abstain: 21
>> Show more
ForCarried
S5M-22800: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 23/09/2020
Result - For: 114, Against: 1 Abstain: 0
>> Show more
ForCarried
S5M-22803: Approval of SSI (Graeme Dey)
Meeting Date: 23/09/2020
Result - For: 108, Against: 6 Abstain: 0
>> Show more
ForCarried
S5M-22731.2: Employment Support (Maurice Golden)
Meeting Date: 17/09/2020
Result - For: 29, Against: 88 Abstain: 0
>> Show more
AgainstDefeated
S5M-22731: Employment Support (Jamie Hepburn)
Meeting Date: 17/09/2020
Result - For: 89, Against: 28 Abstain: 0
>> Show more
ForCarried
S5M-22711.3: Sustainable Aviation Beyond COVID-19 (Michael Matheson)
Meeting Date: 16/09/2020
Result - For: 54, Against: 60 Abstain: 0
>> Show more
ForDefeated
S5M-22711.1: Sustainable Aviation Beyond COVID-19 (Graham Simpson)
Meeting Date: 16/09/2020
Result - For: 29, Against: 86 Abstain: 0
>> Show more
AgainstDefeated
S5M-22711.2: Sustainable Aviation Beyond COVID-19 (Patrick Harvie)
Meeting Date: 16/09/2020
Result - For: 6, Against: 109 Abstain: 0
>> Show more
AgainstDefeated
S5M-22711: Sustainable Aviation Beyond COVID-19 (Colin Smyth)
Meeting Date: 16/09/2020
Result - For: 54, Against: 61 Abstain: 0
>> Show more
AgainstDefeated

Search for other Motions lodged by Christine Grahame
EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Motion S5M-22829: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 24/09/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22571: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28/08/2020 R Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22524: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/08/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22428: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 14/08/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22407: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, On Behalf of Solicitors in the Supreme Courts of Scotland (Amendment) Bill Committee, Date Lodged: 11/08/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22368: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 05/08/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22309: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23/07/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22221: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 03/07/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22193: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 30/06/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Motion S5M-22123: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23/06/2020 Show Full Motion >>
Search for other Questions asked by Christine Grahame
EventIdTypeSub TypeMSP NameParty NameConstituencyRegionTitleItemTextFormattedAnswer DateAnswerStatusIdExpectedAnswerDateAnsweredByMspApprovedDateSubmissionDateMeetingDateProductionStatusIdRecordStatusIdStatus DateOnBehalfOfConsideredForMembersBusinessCrossPartySupportRegisteredInterestSupportCountSupportDateIsEventLinkCurrentMinister
Question S5W-31689: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 09/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-04605: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 09/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-04584: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 07/09/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-04336: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 31/08/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31415: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25/08/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31310: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19/08/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-31229: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 14/08/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5W-30899: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23/07/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5O-04423: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 09/06/2020 Show Full Question >>
Question S5F-04198: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 08/06/2020 Show Full Question >>

Lobbying

From 12 March 2018 face-to-face lobbying conversations with MSPs must be registered on the Lobbying Register. Find out more at www.lobbying.scot.

Further information

Email our Public Information Service for more information.

This website is using cookies.
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you continue without changing your settings, we’ll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on this website.