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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Christine Grahame

Scottish National Party

MSP for Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale (Constituency) 2011 - present day

Former MSP for South of Scotland (Region) 1999 - 2011

About Christine Grahame

Contact details

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 5729
Text relay calls welcome.

Contact at their Constituency

46 High Street
Galashiels
TD1 1SE

Phone: 01896 759575
Text relay calls welcome.

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

Committees

Cross-party groups

Christine is a member of 1 cross-party group

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Animal Welfare

Convener

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Christine has 1 parliamentary and government role

Deputy Presiding Officer

Scottish Parliament

Party Roles

Christine does not have any party roles

Previous roles

Christine has had 23 previous roles

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

31 October 2019 - 26 November 2019

Solicitors in the Supreme Courts of Scotland Amendment Bill Committee

Member

14 June 2011 - 23 March 2016

Conveners Group

Member

14 June 2011 - 23 March 2016

Justice Committee

Convener

21 March 2013 - 23 March 2016

Justice SubCommittee on Policing

Convener

13 March 2013 - 21 March 2013

Justice SubCommittee on Policing

Member

01 June 2011 - 14 June 2011

Justice Committee

Member

20 June 2007 - 22 March 2011

Conveners Group

Member

20 June 2007 - 22 March 2011

Health and Sport Committee

Convener

13 June 2007 - 20 June 2007

Health and Sport Committee

Member

23 September 2004 - 02 April 2007

Communities Committee

Member

30 March 2006 - 02 April 2007

Edinburgh Airport Rail Link Bill Committee

Member

13 September 2004 - 02 April 2007

Party Spokesperson on Communities

Scottish National Party

10 June 2003 - 13 September 2004

Health Committee

Convener

10 June 2003 - 13 September 2004

Conveners Group

Member

04 June 2003 - 10 June 2003

Health Committee

Member

11 September 2001 - 31 March 2003

Justice 1 Committee

Convener

06 January 2003 - 31 March 2003

Conveners Group

Member

11 September 2001 - 05 January 2003

Conveners Liaison Group

Member

06 September 2001 - 11 September 2001

Justice 1 Committee

Member

08 January 2001 - 06 September 2001

Justice 2 Committee

Member

01 December 1999 - 01 September 2001

Party Spokesperson on Communities

Scottish National Party

17 June 1999 - 07 January 2001

Justice and Home Affairs Committee

Member

17 June 1999 - 01 November 2000

Public Petitions Committee

Member

Register of interests

Christine'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 Christine Grahame. The date of their initial statement was 23 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

No registrable interests

Recent Activity

What was said

What Christine Grahame 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.

Members’ Local Offices (Covid-19-related Costs)

Christine Grahame made 2 Contributions to this discussion

Chamber - 17 September 2020

Christine Grahame: "I thank the corporate body. I think that that is the answer that I wanted, although I am not sure. Laughter. I was trying to follow it…

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Hate Crime and Public Order (Scotland) Bill

Christine Grahame made 2 Contributions to this discussion

Chamber - 16 September 2020

4. Christine Grahame (Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale) (SNP): "To ask the Scottish Government, in light of concerns regarding the term “likely” in relation to hatred being stirred up in section 3 of the Hate Crime and Public Order (Scotland) Bill, whether it is reviewing that phrase. (S5O-04584)"

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Sustainable Aviation beyond Covid-19

Christine Grahame made 13 Contributions to this discussion

Chamber - 16 September 2020

The Deputy Presiding Officer (Christine Grahame): "The next item of business is a debate on motion S5M-22711, in the name of Colin Smyth, on sustainable aviation beyond Covid-19. I invite members who wish to speak in the debate to press their request-to-speak buttons now. 14:50"

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Museum for Human Rights

Christine Grahame made 2 Contributions to this discussion

Chamber - 16 September 2020

The Deputy Presiding Officer (Christine Grahame): "The final item of business is a members’ business debate on motion S5M-22614, in the name of Stuart McMillan, on a museum for human rights. The debate will be concluded without any question being put…

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Migration and Care Workers

Christine Grahame made 1 Contribution to this discussion

Chamber - 15 September 2020

The Deputy Presiding Officer (Christine Grahame): "The next item of business is a debate on motion S5M-22708, in the name of Joe FitzPatrick, on migration and care workers. I call Joe FitzPatrick to speak to and move the motion. 14:31"

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Votes

Motions

Written questions

Written questions Christine Grahame 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-04605 - Unanswered

10 September 2020

Grahame, Christine: "To ask the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body whether it will pursue establishing an account to allow for the costs of COVID-19-related requirements at local offices to be paid directly by the Parliament."

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S5W-31689 - Unanswered

09 September 2020

Grahame, Christine: "To ask the Scottish Government whether it will amend COVID-19 regulations in Scotland to include fines for breaching gathering regulations by organising these in a similar way to those under the Health Protection (Coronavirus) (Restrictions on Holding of Gatherings and Amendment) (England) Regulations 2020."

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S5O-04584 - Unanswered

09 September 2020

Grahame, Christine: "To ask the Scottish Government, in light of concerns regarding the term "likely" in relation to hatred being stirred up in Section 3 of the Hate Crime and Public Order (Scotland) Bill, whether it is reviewing that phrase."

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S5W-31415 - Answered

25 August 2020

Grahame, Christine: "To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide the scientific evidence that restricts distancing in bingo halls to two metres but to one metre in public houses and restaurants."

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S5W-31310 - Answered

19 August 2020

Grahame, Christine: "To ask the Scottish Government what contact it has had with Transport Scotland regarding the reopening of the A68 following the recent collapse of part of the road due to bad weather, and what the timescale is for the reopening."

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