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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Adam Tomkins

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for Glasgow (Region) 2016 - present day

About Adam Tomkins

Contact details

Contact online

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 5963
Text relay calls welcome.

Contact at their Constituency

1018 Maryhill Road
Glasgow
G20 9TE

Phone: 0141 946 3335
Text relay calls welcome.

Committees

Cross-party groups

Adam is a member of 3 cross-party groups

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Building Bridges with Israel

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Carers

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Racial Equality

Deputy Convener

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Adam has 1 parliamentary and government role

Conveners Group

Member

Party Roles

Adam does not have any party roles

Previous roles

Adam has had 11 previous roles

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

20 August 2020 - 25 August 2020

Justice Committee

Member

21 April 2020 - 20 August 2020

COVID19 Committee

Member

18 February 2020 - 11 August 2020

Party Spokesperson on Strategy

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

16 November 2016 - 25 February 2020

Finance and Constitution Committee

Deputy Convener

19 May 2016 - 18 February 2020

Party Spokesperson on Constitutional Affairs

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

19 May 2016 - 03 September 2019

Party Spokesperson on Social Security

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

19 May 2016 - 03 September 2019

Party Spokesperson on Equalities

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

19 May 2016 - 03 September 2019

Party Spokesperson on Communities

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

08 June 2016 - 17 May 2018

Social Security Committee

Member

29 September 2016 - 16 November 2016

Finance and Constitution Committee

Member

08 June 2016 - 29 September 2016

Finance Committee

Member

Register of interests

Adam's register of interests

MSP's 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 Adam Tomkins. The date of their initial statement was 25 May 2016.

Remuneration and related undertaking

I am a Professor of Law at the University of Glasgow, an academic, teaching and research organisation (of University of Glasgow, Glasgow, G12 8QQ). I work for one and half days per week for which I receive remuneration of between £30,000 and £35,000 per annum.

I receive royalties from Cambridge University Press, a publisher (of University Printing House, Shaftesbury Road, Cambridge, CB2 8BS), Oxford University Press, a publisher (of Great Clarendon Street, Oxford, OX2 6DP) and Hart Publishing/Bloomsbury, a publisher (of Kemp House, Chawley Park, Cumnor Hill, Oxford, OX2 9PH) of between £2,500 and £3,000 per annum.

I am a conference delegate for Liberty Fund, a private, educational foundation (of 8335 Allison Pointe Trail, Suite 300, Indianapolis, IN 46250-1684). I will work for two days per conference, up to a maximum of two conferences per year, for which I will receive remuneration of between £500 and £1,000 per annum.

Gifts

No registrable interests

Overseas visits

From 6 to 10 May 2013 I travelled to Israel to visit the Israeli Supreme Court (of Jerusalem, Israel). The costs of this visit (hotel, food and travel within Israel), which were met by the Israeli Supreme Court, were in the region of £1,000. The cost of the flights, to and from Israel, were £400 and were met by employer, the University of Glasgow, as part of my employment.

Controlled transactions

No registrable interests

Heritable property

No registrable interests

Interest in shares

No registrable interests

Voluntary

I was paid £1100 by Prospect Magazine for an article I published in the October 2016 issue of that magazine [Registered 27 October 2016]

I am a Director of Scotland’s Futures Forum. I receive no remuneration for this role. [Registered 19 November 2016]

Recent Activity

What was said

What Adam Tomkins 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.

Votes

How Adam Tomkins has voted in Parliament

Find out how Adam Tomkins has voted recently.

Motion ref. S5M-23014

Solicitors in the Supreme Courts of Scotland (Amendment) Bill

Submitted by: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Friday, October 9, 2020

Supported by: Bill Bowman, Tom Mason, John Mason
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, December 3, 2020

Result 109 for, 0 against, 0 abstained, 20 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-23537.1

BiFab

Submitted by: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Current status: Has not yet achieved cross-party support

Result 61 for, 2 against, 58 abstained, 8 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-23537

BiFab

Submitted by: Alex Rowley, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Monday, November 30, 2020

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Result 61 for, 60 against, 0 abstained, 8 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-23536.2

Business Support

Submitted by: Kate Forbes, Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Supported by: Jamie Hepburn, Fiona Hyslop, Ben Macpherson, Ivan McKee
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Result 65 for, 56 against, 0 abstained, 8 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-23536

Business Support

Date lodged: Monday, November 30, 2020

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Result 96 for, 23 against, 1 abstained, 9 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motions

Motions made by Adam Tomkins in Parliament

Find out what motions Adam Tomkins has submitted recently.

Motion ref. S5M-21137

Royal Conservatoire

Current status: Has not yet achieved cross-party support

Motion ref. S5M-20955

Everyone Anyone Charter Launch

Current status: Has not yet achieved cross-party support

Motion ref. S5M-19266

Great Scottish Run 2019

Current status: Has not yet achieved cross-party support

Motion ref. S5M-18958

JPMorgan Chase & Co in Glasgow

Current status: Has not yet achieved cross-party support

Motion ref. S5M-18613

Collective Architecture and Govan Housing Association

Current status: Has not yet achieved cross-party support

Written questions

Written questions Adam Tomkins 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.

S5O-04359 - Unanswered

20 May 2020

Tomkins, Adam: "To ask the Scottish Government what help it is giving Glasgow City Council to support communities during the COVID-19 outbreak."

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S5O-04301 - Unanswered

11 March 2020

Tomkins, Adam: "To ask the Scottish Government when it last met NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, and what was discussed."

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S5W-27591 - Answered

25 February 2020

Tomkins, Adam: "To ask the Scottish Government whether it is aware of any discussions between Transport Scotland and commercial partners regarding a replacement funding stream for the Pedal for Scotland event."

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S5O-04248 - Unanswered

04 March 2020

Tomkins, Adam: "To ask the Scottish Government what analysis it has carried out of the potential impact on tourism in Scotland of the recent ruling against building a third runway at Heathrow Airport."

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S5O-04140 - Unanswered

12 February 2020

Tomkins, Adam: "To ask the Scottish Government when it last met UK ministers to discuss post-Brexit international trade policy."

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