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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Alex Rowley

Scottish Labour

MSP for Mid Scotland and Fife (Region) 2017 - present day

Former MSP for Mid Scotland and Fife (Region) 2016 - 2017

Former MSP for Cowdenbeath (Constituency) 2014 - 2016

Independent

Former MSP for Mid Scotland and Fife (Region) 2017 - 2017

About Alex Rowley

Contact details

Contact online

Website: alexrowley.org

Twitter: @alex_rowleymsp

Facebook: Alex's facebook

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 6827
Text relay calls welcome.

Contact at their Constituency

Ore Valley Business Centre
93 Main Street
Lochgelly
KY5 9AF

Phone: 01592 786725
Text relay calls welcome.

Find out when the MSP's surgery times are on their website.

Committees

Cross-party groups

Alex is a member of 4 cross-party groups

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Basic Income

Co-Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Funerals and Bereavement

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Housing

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Industrial Communities

Deputy Convener

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Alex does not have any parliamentary or government roles

Party Roles

Alex has 2 party roles

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Constitutional Affairs

Scottish Labour

Party Spokesperson on Brexit

Scottish Labour

Previous roles

Alex has had 15 previous roles

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

21 November 2018 - 04 September 2019

Local Government and Communities Committee

Deputy Convener

04 October 2018 - 02 September 2019

Party Spokesperson on Local Government

Scottish Labour

04 October 2018 - 02 September 2019

Party Spokesperson on Communities

Scottish Labour

15 November 2018 - 21 November 2018

Local Government and Communities Committee

Member

11 January 2018 - 30 October 2018

Environment Climate Change and Land Reform Committee

Member

09 January 2018 - 29 March 2018

Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee

Substitute Member

25 May 2016 - 15 November 2017

Party Spokesperson on Social Security

Scottish Labour

25 May 2016 - 15 November 2017

Party Spokesperson on Equalities

Scottish Labour

25 May 2016 - 15 November 2017

Deputy Party Leader

Scottish Labour

25 May 2016 - 15 November 2017

Party Spokesperson on Communities

Scottish Labour

14 August 2015 - 23 March 2016

Deputy Party Leader

Scottish Labour

25 February 2014 - 02 September 2015

Local Government and Regeneration Committee

Member

06 January 2015 - 12 May 2015

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Local Government

Scottish Labour

06 January 2015 - 12 May 2015

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Communities

Scottish Labour

25 February 2014 - 08 January 2015

European and External Relations 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 Rowley. The date of their initial statement was 09 June 2016.

Remuneration and related undertaking

No registrable interests

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 a member of the Fife Council pension scheme.

I am a member of the trade union Unison.

Recent Activity

What was said

What Alex Rowley 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.

Heat Networks (Scotland) Bill

Alex Rowley made 8 Contributions to this discussion

Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee - 23 June 2020

Alex Rowley: "I go back to the role of local authorities. Part 5 places a duty on public sector building owners to assess the viability of connecting the building to a network zone and reporting to the local authority…

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Decision on Taking Business in Private

Alex Rowley made 1 Contribution to this discussion

Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee - 23 June 2020

Alex Rowley (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Lab): "I refer members to my entry in the members’ register of interests."

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Brexit

Alex Rowley made 4 Contributions to this discussion

Finance and Constitution Committee - 19 June 2020

Alex Rowley (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Lab): "I intended to ask the cabinet secretary about the current relationships and the negotiation and discussion between the UK Government and the devolved Administrations, but he touched on that in his introduction. I will put my question in another way…

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New Trade Agreements

Alex Rowley made 2 Contributions to this discussion

Chamber - 18 June 2020

6. Alex Rowley (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Lab): "To ask the Scottish Government what engagement and discussions it has had with the United Kingdom Government in relation to the forming of new trade agreements. (S5O-04417)"

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Brexit (Economic Impact)

Alex Rowley made 1 Contribution to this discussion

Chamber - 17 June 2020

Alex Rowley (Mid Scotland and Fife) (Lab): "Professor Jim Gallagher recently told the Finance and Constitution Committee that “adding further economic disruption on top of the economic disruption caused by the Covid crisis by driving towards a hard Brexit in the hope that it will somehow be disguised by the Covid crisis would be not just unwise but wicked.”—Official Report, Finance and…

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Written questions

Written questions Alex Rowley 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-29666 - Answered

05 June 2020

Rowley, Alex: "To ask the Scottish Government how regularly healthcare workers in COVID-19-free sites are being tested for the virus."

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S5O-04417 - Unanswered

10 June 2020

Rowley, Alex: "To ask the Scottish Government what engagement and discussions it has had with the UK Government in relation to the forming of new trade agreements."

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S5W-28407 - Answered

15 April 2020

Rowley, Alex: "To ask the Scottish Government, in light of Scotland's established life sciences sector, for what reason it is not making greater use of the expertise in university and research institute labs throughout the country to increase the testing capacity for COVID-19."

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S5O-04344 - Unanswered

20 May 2020

Rowley, Alex: "To ask the Scottish Government what support it will provide to the further education sector to help develop the skills of people whose employment has been impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak."

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S5W-28388 - Answered

14 April 2020

Rowley, Alex: "To ask the Scottish Government, in light of the announcement by the UK Government of a £750 million fund for frontline charities across the UK, whether Barnett consequentials of £60 million will be directed towards hospices in Scotland, and, if so, how much will be allocated directly to them."

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