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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Alex Neil

Scottish National Party

MSP for Airdrie and Shotts (Constituency) 2011 - present day

Former MSP for Central Scotland (Region) 1999 - 2011

About Alex Neil

Contact details

Contact online

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 5703
Text relay calls welcome.

Contact at their Constituency

Office 15
Airdrie Business Centre
1 Chapel Lane
Airdrie
ML6 6GX

Phone: 01236 439610
Text relay calls welcome.

Committees

Cross-party groups

Alex is a member of 4 cross-party groups

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Basic Income

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Chronic Pain

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Malawi

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Russia

Member

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Alex does not have any parliamentary or government roles

Party Roles

Alex does not have any party roles

Previous roles

Alex has had 22 previous roles

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

24 May 2018 - 06 September 2018

Environment Climate Change and Land Reform Committee

Member

07 September 2016 - 24 May 2018

Economy Jobs and Fair Work Committee

Substitute Member

08 June 2016 - 29 September 2016

Public Audit Committee

Member

21 November 2014 - 18 May 2016

Cabinet Secretary for Social Justice, Communities and Pensioners’ Rights

Scottish Government

05 September 2012 - 21 November 2014

Cabinet Secretary for Health and Wellbeing

Scottish Government

25 May 2011 - 04 September 2012

Cabinet Secretary for Infrastructure and Capital Investment

Scottish Government

12 February 2009 - 25 May 2011

Minister for Housing and Communities

Scottish Government

13 June 2007 - 12 February 2009

Finance Committee

Member

19 June 2007 - 12 February 2009

European and External Relations Committee

Deputy Convener

20 June 2007 - 12 February 2009

Scottish Parliament and Business Exchange

Member

13 June 2007 - 19 June 2007

European and External Relations Committee

Member

21 October 2004 - 02 April 2007

Conveners Group

Member

30 September 2004 - 02 April 2007

Finance Committee

Substitute Member

21 September 2004 - 02 April 2007

Enterprise and Culture Committee

Convener

04 June 2003 - 23 September 2004

Standards Committee

Member

15 September 2004 - 21 September 2004

Enterprise and Culture Committee

Member

04 October 2000 - 31 March 2003

Enterprise and Lifelong Learning Committee

Convener

04 October 2000 - 05 January 2003

Conveners Liaison Group

Member

02 November 2000 - 07 January 2001

Finance Committee

Member

28 September 2000 - 04 October 2000

Enterprise and Lifelong Learning Committee

Member

17 June 1999 - 27 September 2000

Social Inclusion Housing and Voluntary Sector Committee

Member

17 June 1999 - 27 September 2000

Audit Committee

Member

Register of interests

Alex'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 Alex Neil. The date of their initial statement was 19 May 2016.

Remuneration and related undertaking

From 1 December 2016 until 7 November 2018 I was a Member of the Advisory Panel for Ivory Holdings (formely Ethx Energy) (a renewable energy company of Carnbooth House, 80a Busby Road, Glasgow G76 9EH). I received remuneration of between £10,001 and £15,000 per annum and worked, on average, one day per month. [Registered 12 December 2016, Amended interest 2 August 2018, Amended interest 7 November 2018]

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

I am Honorary President of Airdrie Arts Guild.

Recent Activity

What was said

What Alex Neil 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.

Audit Scotland (Impact of Covid-19)

Alex Neil made 2 Contributions to this discussion

Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee - 25 June 2020

Alex Neil (Airdrie and Shotts) (SNP): "Good morning, Auditor General. I begin by asking you specifically about the business support measures. I have not heard anything concrete, but I have heard anecdotal stuff about the legitimacy of some of the claims that have been approved…

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Education Recovery

Alex Neil made 1 Contribution to this discussion

Chamber - 23 June 2020

Alex Neil (Airdrie and Shotts) (SNP): "I very much welcome the cabinet secretary’s statement…

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Economic Recovery

Alex Neil made 1 Contribution to this discussion

Chamber - 23 June 2020

Alex Neil (Airdrie and Shotts) (SNP): "I too welcome the report. I agree with Andy Wightman: it does not include the kitchen sink and everything else, but it sets a very clear direction for what is required in future…

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School Education and Early Learning: Covid-19

Alex Neil made 11 Contributions to this discussion

Education and Skills Committee - 19 June 2020

Alex Neil (Airdrie and Shotts) (SNP): "I will begin by asking Stephen McCabe about the five principles that are outlined in the joint education recovery report with the Scottish Government…

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“Early learning and childcare: Follow-up”

Alex Neil made 13 Contributions to this discussion

Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee - 18 June 2020

Alex Neil (Airdrie and Shotts) (SNP): "I will ask a few questions about the independent sector. There is a lot of frustration among many participants in the independent sector about how they are treated by some councils…

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Written questions

Written questions Alex Neil 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.

S5W-29926 - Answered

15 June 2020

Neil, Alex: "To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the eligibility criteria and how to apply to the £1 million fund for women with mesh complications."

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S5W-29024 - Answered

12 May 2020

Neil, Alex: "To ask the Scottish Government whether it will, at an appropriate time, hold national remembrance events for those who have lost their lives as a result of COVID-19."

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S5W-29215 - Answered

19 May 2020

Neil, Alex: "To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on its plans for the proposed £1 million fund for women with mesh complications."

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S5W-28052 - Answered

23 March 2020

Neil, Alex: "To ask the Scottish Government what arrangements are being made to defer council tax payments for people who have had their income reduced or lost as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak."

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S5W-27867 - Answered

11 March 2020

Neil, Alex: "To ask the Scottish Government how much it estimates will be saved in business rates from the introduction of the new Intermediate Property Rate, broken down by each industry sector."

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