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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

16 June 2016 - 28 June 2018

Conveners Group

Member

29 September 2016 - 28 June 2018

Equalities and Human Rights Committee

Convener

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

27 November 2014 - 23 March 2016

Welfare Reform Committee

Member

14 June 2011 - 23 March 2016

European and External Relations Committee

Convener

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

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 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.

Violence against Women

Christina McKelvie made 7 Contributions to this discussion

Chamber - 26 November 2020

The Minister for Older People and Equalities (Christina McKelvie): "Like Pauline McNeill and other members in the chamber, I feel that this debate has been an incredible and important one. I have been taking part in debates in the chamber on these topics for 13 years now, and they are always important…

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Older People (Needs and Rights)

Christina McKelvie made 2 Contributions to this discussion

Chamber - 05 November 2020

The Minister for Older People and Equalities (Christina McKelvie): "The Scottish Government is committed to protecting, respecting and realising human rights, and we are guided by the United Nations principles for older persons…

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Social Isolation (Older People)

Christina McKelvie made 3 Contributions to this discussion

Chamber - 05 November 2020

The Minister for Older People and Equalities (Christina McKelvie): "The past eight months have been very difficult for everyone in society, and I know that the toll on older people has been particularly hard…

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Disabled People (Covid-19)

Christina McKelvie made 4 Contributions to this discussion

Chamber - 05 November 2020

The Minister for Older People and Equalities (Christina McKelvie): "We know that the impact of Covid has been particularly hard on disabled people. As the member will know, the term “disability” covers a spectrum of health conditions and data…

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Digital Access and Skills (Older People)

Christina McKelvie made 2 Contributions to this discussion

Chamber - 05 November 2020

The Minister for Older People and Equalities (Christina McKelvie): "The Scottish Government has worked in partnership with the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations to support digital participation for all. So far, funding totalling around £1…

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Votes

How Christina McKelvie has voted in Parliament

Find out how Christina McKelvie 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 Christina McKelvie in Parliament

Find out what motions Christina McKelvie has submitted recently.

Motion ref. S5M-22004

Showing Solidarity with Anti-Racism

Current status: Has not yet achieved cross-party support

Motion ref. S5M-21279

Female Genital Mutilation (Protection and Guidance) (Scotland) Bill

Current status: Has not yet achieved cross-party support

Motion ref. S5M-21073

Celebrating International Women’s Day 2020

Current status: Has not yet achieved cross-party support

Motion ref. S5M-20404

Improving the Lives of Gypsy/Travellers

Current status: Has not yet achieved cross-party support

Motion ref. S5M-20223

Female Genital Mutilation (Protection and Guidance) (Scotland) Bill

Current status: Has not yet achieved cross-party support

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.

S5O-02254 - Unanswered

13 June 2018

McKelvie, Christina: "To ask the Scottish Government when it last met NHS Lanarkshire."

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S5O-02214 - Unanswered

06 June 2018

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

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S5O-02000 - Unanswered

18 April 2018

McKelvie, Christina: "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."

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S5W-15726 - Answered

28 March 2018

McKelvie, Christina: "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."

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S5O-01926 - Answered

14 March 2018

McKelvie, Christina: "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."

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