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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Bob Doris

Scottish National Party

MSP for Glasgow Maryhill and Springburn (Constituency) 2016 - present day

Former MSP for Glasgow (Region) 2007 - 2016

About Bob Doris

Contact details

Contact online

Website: bob-doris.scot

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 6547
Text relay calls welcome.

Contact at their Constituency

Maryhill Burgh Halls
10-24 Gairbraid Avenue
Glasgow
G20 8YE

Phone: 0141 946 7700
Text relay calls welcome.

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

Committees

Bob is a member of 2 committees

Cross-party groups

Bob is a member of 10 cross-party groups

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Dementia

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Health Inequalities

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Heart Disease and Stroke

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Housing

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Kurdistan

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Nuclear Disarmament

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Palliative Care

Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Racial Equality

Deputy Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Rare, Genetic and Undiagnosed Conditions

Co-Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Shared Parenting

Member

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Bob has 1 parliamentary and government role

Conveners Group

Member

Party Roles

Bob does not have any party roles

Previous roles

Bob has had 23 previous roles

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

06 September 2018 - 13 September 2018

Social Security Committee

Member

15 June 2016 - 06 September 2018

Local Government and Communities Committee

Convener

15 June 2016 - 06 September 2018

Conveners Group

Member

08 June 2016 - 15 June 2016

Local Government and Communities Committee

Member

09 January 2015 - 23 March 2016

Parliamentary Liaison Officer to the Cabinet Secretary for Health, Wellbeing and Sport

Scottish Government

08 January 2015 - 23 March 2016

Finance Committee

Substitute Member

01 March 2016 - 23 March 2016

Health and Sport Committee

Deputy Convener

25 February 2016 - 01 March 2016

Health and Sport Committee

Member

15 June 2011 - 21 January 2016

Health and Sport Committee

Deputy Convener

05 June 2014 - 27 November 2014

Equal Opportunities Committee

Substitute Member

03 April 2014 - 05 June 2014

Economy Energy and Tourism Committee

Substitute Member

10 January 2013 - 08 May 2014

Public Audit Committee

Member

04 September 2012 - 10 January 2013

Infrastructure and Capital Investment Committee

Substitute Member

25 October 2012 - 10 January 2013

Equal Opportunities Committee

Substitute Member

01 June 2011 - 27 June 2012

Standards Procedures and Public Appointments Committee

Member

01 June 2011 - 15 June 2011

Health and Sport Committee

Member

27 March 2008 - 22 March 2011

Parliamentary Liaison Officer to the Cabinet Secretary for Education and Lifelong Learning

Scottish Government

26 May 2010 - 22 March 2011

Local Government and Communities Committee

Deputy Convener

16 November 2010 - 22 March 2011

Subordinate Legislation Committee

Deputy Convener

13 November 2008 - 16 November 2010

Subordinate Legislation Committee

Member

13 June 2007 - 26 May 2010

Local Government and Communities Committee

Member

26 June 2008 - 12 November 2008

Public Petitions Committee

Substitute Member

14 June 2007 - 28 September 2007

Standards and Public Appointments Committee

Substitute Member

Register of interests

Bob'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 Bob Doris. The date of their initial statement was 01 June 2016.

Remuneration and related undertaking

No registrable interests

Gifts

No registrable interests

Overseas visits

From 15 to 22 August 2013, on the invitation of Barzan Kurda, Head of Bureau of NGOs of the democratic organisation of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) (a Kurdish political party of Karizewoshk, PUK Bureau Office, Sulaymaniyah), I visited Kurdistan to meet Kurdish officials to discuss how I can better work with the region and represent my Kurdish constituents in Glasgow and to pay respects to Kurds who lost family members at Halabja and during Anfal. The overall cost of the visit of US $ 5235 (US $1,600 accommodation costs, US $3,111 flights and $524 other costs), which is approximately £3,366 based on a conversion carried out on 11 September 2013, for three people was met by the PUK.

Controlled transactions

No registrable interests

Heritable property

No registrable interests

Interest in shares

No registrable interests

Voluntary

I am a member of the GTC (Scotland).

I am a director of Spirit of Springburn CIC (Company number SC654779), a community interest company of Unit 6, Springburn Shopping Centre, 230 Springburn Way, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, G21 1TS. I do not receive any remuneration for this role.

I am a member of the EIS.

Recent Activity

What was said

What Bob Doris 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.

Covid-19 Restrictions (Amateur Football Teams)

Bob Doris made 1 Contribution to this discussion

Chamber - 29 October 2020

Bob Doris (Glasgow Maryhill and Springburn) (SNP): "I know that many MSPs have been contacted by amateur football teams. A local amateur football team in my constituency—Maryhill Milan AFC, which was formed in 2017—has many players, including those in the recovery community…

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Covid-19 (Financial Support for Students)

Bob Doris made 2 Contributions to this discussion

Chamber - 29 October 2020

2. Bob Doris (Glasgow Maryhill and Springburn) (SNP): "To ask the Scottish Government what financial support has been made available to further and higher education students during the Covid-19 pandemic. (S5O-04698)"

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Decision on Taking Business in Private

Bob Doris made 1 Contribution to this discussion

Social Security Committee - 08 October 2020

The Convener (Bob Doris): "Good morning and welcome to the 19th meeting in 2020 of the Social Security Committee. I have one apology: unfortunately, our colleague Mark Griffin is unable to be with us this morning. Agenda item 1 is a decision on taking business in private…

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Pre-budget Scrutiny 2021-22

Bob Doris made 27 Contributions to this discussion

Social Security Committee - 08 October 2020

The Convener: "Under agenda item 2, the committee will continue its pre-budget scrutiny. Our first panel members are Russell Gunson, director, Institute for Public Policy Research Scotland, and David Eiser, research associate, Fraser of Allander institute…

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Miscarriage

Bob Doris made 1 Contribution to this discussion

Chamber - 06 October 2020

Bob Doris (Glasgow Maryhill and Springburn) (SNP): "I thank Shona Robison for securing the debate and for trying to, as the motion says, “open a conversation and break down the stigma regarding miscarriage”. That is why I wanted to speak in the debate. I want to be part of that conversation…

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Votes

How Bob Doris has voted in Parliament

Find out how Bob Doris has voted recently.

Motion ref. S5M-22860.1

Recognising the Importance of Family Caregivers

Submitted by: Donald Cameron, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Result 27 for, 92 against, 0 abstained, 10 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S5M-22860.2

Recognising the Importance of Family Caregivers

Submitted by: Jeane Freeman, Carrick, Cumnock and Doon Valley, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Supported by: Joe FitzPatrick, Clare Haughey
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Result 92 for, 27 against, 0 abstained, 10 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-22860

Recognising the Importance of Family Caregivers

Submitted by: Monica Lennon, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Monday, September 28, 2020

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Result 90 for, 27 against, 0 abstained, 12 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-22845

The Social Security Administration and Tribunal Membership (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: Shirley-Anne Somerville, Dunfermline, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Monday, September 28, 2020

Supported by: Christina McKelvie
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, September 29, 2020

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

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-22803

Approval of SSI

Submitted by: Graeme Dey, Angus South, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Result 108 for, 6 against, 0 abstained, 15 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motions

Motions made by Bob Doris in Parliament

Find out what motions Bob Doris has submitted recently.

Motion ref. S5M-22935

TSB Bank Closures

Current status: Has not yet achieved cross-party support

Motion ref. S5M-22895

Allan Houston, ALLIANCE Scotland Champion of the Year

Current status: Has not yet achieved cross-party support

Motion ref. S5M-22170

Saracen Primary School Parent Council

Current status: Has not yet achieved cross-party support

Motion ref. S5M-22166

Glasgow Afghan United Stays Connected With Online Classes

Current status: Has not yet achieved cross-party support

Written questions

Written questions Bob Doris 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-04655 - Unanswered

23 September 2020

Doris, Bob: "To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on when it will publish its response to the Werritty Review recommendations on grouse moor management."

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S5O-04617 - Unanswered

16 September 2020

Doris, Bob: "To ask the Scottish Government what progress it has made on ensuring that a range of treatment options are available for people living with addiction."

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S5O-04552 - Unanswered

26 August 2020

Doris, Bob: "To ask the Scottish Government how it will use its tax-raising powers to generate additional income in the coming year."

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S5O-04461 - Unanswered

05 August 2020

Doris, Bob: "To ask the Scottish Government what assessment has been made of the financial pressures facing local authorities as they seek to reopen leisure and community facilities."

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S5O-04457 - Unanswered

17 June 2020

Doris, Bob: "To ask the Scottish Government how devolved social security benefits are providing assistance during the COVID-19 pandemic."

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