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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Christina McKelvie

Scottish National Party

MSP for Hamilton, Larkhall and Stonehouse (Constituency) 2011 - present day

Former MSP for Central Scotland (Region) 2007 - 2011

About Christina McKelvie

Contact details

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 6680
Text relay calls welcome.

Contact at their Constituency

Barncluith Business Centre
Townhead Street
Hamilton
ML3 7DP

Phone: 01698 403310
Text relay calls welcome.

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

Committees

Christina is not a member of any committees

Cross-party groups

Christina is not a member of any cross-party groups

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Christina has 1 parliamentary and government role

Minister for Older People and Equalities

Scottish Government

Party Roles

Christina does not have any party roles

Previous roles

Christina has had 20 previous roles

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

01 September 2016 - 12 September 2018

Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe

Member

29 September 2016 - 28 June 2018

Equalities and Human Rights Committee

Convener

16 June 2016 - 28 June 2018

Conveners Group

Member

30 March 2017 - 13 September 2017

Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee

Substitute Member

07 September 2016 - 30 March 2017

Justice Committee

Substitute Member

16 June 2016 - 29 September 2016

Equal Opportunities Committee

Convener

08 June 2016 - 16 June 2016

Equal Opportunities Committee

Member

14 June 2011 - 23 March 2016

Conveners Group

Member

14 June 2011 - 23 March 2016

European and External Relations Committee

Convener

27 November 2014 - 23 March 2016

Welfare Reform Committee

Member

25 October 2012 - 22 April 2014

Public Audit Committee

Substitute Member

18 September 2012 - 24 October 2012

Welfare Reform Committee

Substitute Member

01 June 2011 - 14 June 2011

European and External Relations Committee

Member

27 March 2008 - 22 March 2011

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

Scottish Government

05 November 2009 - 22 March 2011

Equal Opportunities Committee

Member

13 June 2007 - 22 March 2011

Education Lifelong Learning and Culture Committee

Member

13 November 2008 - 05 November 2009

Public Petitions Committee

Substitute Member

28 September 2007 - 12 November 2008

Standards Procedures and Public Appointments Committee

Member

13 June 2007 - 28 September 2007

Standards and Public Appointments Committee

Member

13 June 2007 - 28 September 2007

Procedures Committee

Member

Register of interests

Christina'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 Christina McKelvie. The date of their initial statement was 31 May 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

[Ceased interest removed from entry: 11 July 2019]

Recent Activity

What was said

What Christina McKelvie 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: 14 January 2021

Covid-19 (Loneliness and Isolation)

The Minister for Older People and Equalities (Christina McKelvie): "I know that the new, tougher restrictions are hard. We are all very well aware of the social harms of social isolation and loneliness, which we have spoken about a lot this afternoon…

Chamber meeting date: 14 January 2021

Older People (Impact of Covid-19)

The Minister for Older People and Equalities (Christina McKelvie): "Our focus throughout has been to protect people across Scotland, including people in Glasgow, in James Kelly’s region…

Chamber meeting date: 14 January 2021

Older People (Access to Essential Requirements)

The Minister for Older People and Equalities (Christina McKelvie): "We have made available £15 million of funding for local authorities that are already at protection level 4 in order to strengthen their local response, and to support the needs of people in their communities who do not have support networks and are struggling with the restrictions or guidance—particularly those who are most at risk through health…

Chamber meeting date: 14 January 2021

Older People (Lockdown Restrictions)

The Minister for Older People and Equalities (Christina McKelvie): "My answer to that question feeds nicely into my answers to Tom Mason’s questions. We realise that this winter will be particularly difficult for older people. As we know, lockdown restrictions are necessary, but they are also very hard…

Chamber meeting date: 14 January 2021

Older People (Support while Shielding)

The Minister for Older People and Equalities (Christina McKelvie): "We have made a £15 million flexible fund available to local authorities that are at protection level 4 to strengthen the local response to supporting the needs of people who do not have support networks, including those on the shielding list, older people and disabled people. Anyone who needs advice or support can call the national assistance…

Votes

How Christina McKelvie has voted in Parliament

Find out how Christina McKelvie has voted recently.

Motion ref. S5M-23815.2

Trade and Co-operation Agreement between the United Kingdom and the European Union

Submitted by: Ruth Davidson, Edinburgh Central, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Wednesday, December 30, 2020

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

Result 30 for, 94 against, 0 abstained, 5 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S5M-23815

Trade and Co-operation Agreement between the United Kingdom and the European Union

Submitted by: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow Southside, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, December 29, 2020

Supported by: Michael Russell
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, December 30, 2020

Result 92 for, 30 against, 1 abstained, 6 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-23815.3

Trade and Co-operation Agreement between the United Kingdom and the European Union

Submitted by: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Wednesday, December 30, 2020

Supported by: Anas Sarwar
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, December 30, 2020

Result 94 for, 30 against, 0 abstained, 5 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-23768

Scottish General Election (Coronavirus) Bill

Submitted by: Graeme Dey, Angus South, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Monday, December 21, 2020

Supported by: Jenny Gilruth, Michael Russell
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, December 23, 2020

Result 117 for, 0 against, 0 abstained, 12 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5 SP Bill 77 Amendment 1

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, December 22, 2020

Result 33 for, 86 against, 0 abstained, 10 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motions

Written questions

Written questions Christina McKelvie 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-02254

Asked by: McKelvie, Christina, Hamilton, Larkhall and Stonehouse, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13 June 2018

"To ask the Scottish Government when it last met NHS Lanarkshire."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5O-02214

Asked by: McKelvie, Christina, Hamilton, Larkhall and Stonehouse, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 6 June 2018

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on its progress in eliminating prejudice-based bullying in schools."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5O-02000

Asked by: McKelvie, Christina, Hamilton, Larkhall and Stonehouse, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18 April 2018

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on its response to the concerns raised by Rape Crisis Scotland and others regarding the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service's changes to prosecution policy in cases of rape and sexual violence."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5W-15726

Asked by: McKelvie, Christina, Hamilton, Larkhall and Stonehouse, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28 March 2018

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the progress that has been made in relation to the International Development Small Grants Programme funding round 2018-19."

Answered by: Alasdair Allan on 29 March 2018

Question ref. S5O-01926

Asked by: McKelvie, Christina, Hamilton, Larkhall and Stonehouse, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 14 March 2018

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on its housing policy as it relates to homeless non-UK EU nationals in Scotland."

Answered by: Kevin Stewart on 21 March 2018

Question ref. S5W-15017

Asked by: McKelvie, Christina, Hamilton, Larkhall and Stonehouse, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 1 March 2018

"To ask the Scottish Government which NHS Boards have guidance in place to support clinicians in routinely offering bisphosphonates to post-menopausal women with primary breast cancer to help reduce the risk of breast cancer spreading."

Answered by: Shona Robison on 12 March 2018

Question ref. S5O-01821

Asked by: McKelvie, Christina, Hamilton, Larkhall and Stonehouse, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21 February 2018

"To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking to reduce fuel poverty."

Answered by: Kevin Stewart on 1 March 2018

Question ref. S5O-01730

Asked by: McKelvie, Christina, Hamilton, Larkhall and Stonehouse, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 24 January 2018

"To ask the Scottish Government how many businesses in the Hamilton, Larkhall and Stonehouse constituency received support from the Small Business Bonus Scheme in 2017."

Answered by: Derek Mackay on 1 February 2018

Question ref. S5W-12652

Asked by: McKelvie, Christina, Hamilton, Larkhall and Stonehouse, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10 November 2017

"To ask the Scottish Government how many Syrian refugees to the UK have been settled in Scotland."

Answered by: Angela Constance on 21 November 2017

Question ref. S5W-10427

Asked by: McKelvie, Christina, Hamilton, Larkhall and Stonehouse, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21 July 2017

"To ask the Scottish Government, in light of recent reports from Barnardo’s, Victim Support, Liberty and Rape Crisis, which state that the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA) has not compensated nearly 700 child victims of sexual abuse, what its position is on the impact on victims in Scotland, and what action it can take to…

Answered by: Michael Matheson on 10 August 2017

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