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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

MSPs 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 member of the EIS.

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.

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.

Chamber meeting date: 19 January 2021

Covid-19

Bob Doris (Glasgow Maryhill and Springburn) (SNP): "The recruitment of vaccinators to deliver the various Covid vaccines is well under way. Quite rightly, the focus is on the recruitment of registered healthcare professionals…

Chamber meeting date: 14 January 2021

Low-income Families (Best Start Foods)

7. Bob Doris (Glasgow Maryhill and Springburn) (SNP): "To ask the Scottish Government how best start foods has supported children and families who are living on a low income. (S5O-04903)"

Chamber meeting date: 14 January 2021

Drug Deaths

Bob Doris (Glasgow Maryhill and Springburn) (SNP): "I thank Monica Lennon for securing a crucial and timely debate and I welcome Angela Constance to her post. I look forward to working with her and I thank Joe FitzPatrick for his years of service…

Social Security Committee meeting date: 14 January 2021

Council Tax Reduction (Scotland) Amendment (No 4) Regulations 2020 (SSI 2020/413)

The Convener: "Agenda item 3 is consideration of subordinate legislation. I refer members to paper 3, which is a note by the clerk…

Social Security Committee meeting date: 14 January 2021

Decision on Taking Business in Private

The Convener (Bob Doris): "Good morning, and happy new year. Welcome to the first meeting in 2021 of the Social Security Committee. We have one apology this morning: Alison Johnstone cannot be with us…

Votes

How Bob Doris has voted in Parliament

Find out how Bob Doris has voted recently.

Motion ref. S5M-23917

Culpable Homicide (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, January 21, 2021

Result 26 for, 89 against, 0 abstained, 14 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S5M-23903

Approval of SSI

Submitted by: Graeme Dey, Angus South, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Result 100 for, 1 against, 21 abstained, 7 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-23910

Approval of SSI

Submitted by: Graeme Dey, Angus South, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Result 118 for, 1 against, 2 abstained, 8 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-23911

Approval of SSI

Submitted by: Graeme Dey, Angus South, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Result 96 for, 5 against, 18 abstained, 10 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-23894.1

Protecting Scotland’s Health and Care Workforce

Submitted by: Donald Cameron, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Supported by: Maurice Golden
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Result 56 for, 62 against, 5 abstained, 6 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motions

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.

Question ref. S5O-04949

Asked by: Doris, Bob, Glasgow Maryhill and Springburn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20 January 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what impact European structural funds have had on the Glasgow Maryhill and Springburn constituency in the last 15 years."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5O-04903

Asked by: Doris, Bob, Glasgow Maryhill and Springburn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 6 January 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how Best Start Foods has supported children and families who are living on a low income."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5O-04698

Asked by: Doris, Bob, Glasgow Maryhill and Springburn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21 October 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government what financial support has been made available to further and higher education students during the COVID-19 pandemic."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5O-04655

Asked by: Doris, Bob, Glasgow Maryhill and Springburn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23 September 2020

"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."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5O-04617

Asked by: Doris, Bob, Glasgow Maryhill and Springburn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16 September 2020

"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."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5O-04552

Asked by: Doris, Bob, Glasgow Maryhill and Springburn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26 August 2020

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

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5O-04461

Asked by: Doris, Bob, Glasgow Maryhill and Springburn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 5 August 2020

"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."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5O-04457

Asked by: Doris, Bob, Glasgow Maryhill and Springburn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17 June 2020

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

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5W-29680

Asked by: Doris, Bob, Glasgow Maryhill and Springburn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 5 June 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government by what date the second annual progress report on child poverty will be published."

Answered by: Aileen Campbell on 8 June 2020

Question ref. S5W-28269

Asked by: Doris, Bob, Glasgow Maryhill and Springburn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 7 April 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government, in light of the COVID-19 outbreak, whether it is safe for NHS staff to launder uniforms at home."

Answered by: Jeane Freeman on 8 April 2020

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