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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Clare Haughey

Scottish National Party

MSP for Rutherglen (Constituency) 2016 - present day

About Clare Haughey

Contact details

Contact online

Twitter: @haughey_clare

Facebook: Clare's facebook

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 5756
Text relay calls welcome.

Contact at their Constituency

85 Main Street
Rutherglen
Glasgow
G73 2JQ

Phone: 0141 561 5131
Text relay calls welcome.

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

Committees

Clare is not a member of any committees

Cross-party groups

Clare is not a member of any cross-party groups

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Clare has 1 parliamentary and government role

Minister for Mental Health

Scottish Government

Party Roles

Clare does not have any party roles

Previous roles

Clare has had 8 previous roles

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

23 November 2017 - 28 June 2018

Standards Procedures and Public Appointments Committee

Convener

24 May 2018 - 28 June 2018

Justice Committee

Substitute Member

23 November 2017 - 28 June 2018

Conveners Group

Member

16 November 2017 - 23 November 2017

Standards Procedures and Public Appointments Committee

Member

14 June 2016 - 16 November 2017

Health and Sport Committee

Deputy Convener

30 March 2017 - 16 November 2017

Education and Skills Committee

Member

08 June 2016 - 30 March 2017

Standards Procedures and Public Appointments Committee

Member

08 June 2016 - 14 June 2016

Health and Sport Committee

Member

Register of interests

Clare'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 Clare Haughey. The date of their initial statement was 17 May 2016.

Remuneration and related undertaking

No registrable interests

Gifts

No registrable interests

Overseas visits

From 23 to 27 July 2017 (which included two days’ travel) I visited Columbo, Sri Lanka as part of a cross party delegation aimed at increasing women’s participation in politics in the country. I participated in a series of events and spoke at four separate events. The trip was funded by the Westminster Foundation for Democracy (a democracy-strengthening organisation of Artillery House, 11-19 Artillery Row, London SW1P 1RT). The costs of the trip were: subsistence £36.90, economy class flights £2327.09 and hotel £179.01, a total of £2,453. [Registered 22 August 2017]

From 9 to 13 October 2016, as part of a cross party group, I visited Taiwan as a guest of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of China (Taiwan). The trip was arranged by the Taipei Representative Office (Edinburgh office) in the UK, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of China (Taiwan) (of 1 Melville Street, Edinburgh, EH3 7PE). I met a number of Government departments, as well as trade and cultural organisations. The total cost of the flight, hotel and ancillary expenses was £6000. These costs were met by the Taiwanese Government. During the trip I was also gifted a limited edition copy of a Taipei sculpture by the artist. I would approximate the value of this gift to be less than £150. [Registered 26 October 2016]

Controlled transactions

No registrable interests

Heritable property

No registrable interests

Interest in shares

No registrable interests

Voluntary

[Ceased interest removed from entry: 3 July 2019]

[Ceased interest removed from entry: 26 July 2019]

[Ceased interest removed from entry: 29 August 2017]

I am a member of Unison (trade union).

Recent Activity

What was said

What Clare Haughey 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.

Mental Health (Transition and Recovery)

Clare Haughey made 12 Contributions to this discussion

Chamber - 17 June 2020

The Minister for Mental Health (Clare Haughey): "The mental health impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic have brought new and significant challenges as we all continue to adapt to this unprecedented situation…

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Mental Health Support (Health and Care Staff)

Clare Haughey made 1 Contribution to this discussion

Chamber - 14 May 2020

The Minister for Mental Health (Clare Haughey): "I thank David Torrance for raising an important issue on which I have been leading…

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Mental Health Support (Pregnancy)

Clare Haughey made 1 Contribution to this discussion

Chamber - 07 May 2020

The Minister for Mental Health (Clare Haughey): "I thank Finlay Carson for bringing up an important issue that is extremely close to my heart, given my background of working in perinatal mental health…

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Social Distancing (Older People’s Health)

Clare Haughey made 7 Contributions to this discussion

Chamber - 05 May 2020

The Minister for Mental Health (Clare Haughey): "The framework, “COVID-19—A Framework for Decision Making”, which was published on 23 April 2020, is clear that the current lockdown measures are absolutely essential right now…

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Young People’s Mental Wellbeing

Clare Haughey made 3 Contributions to this discussion

Chamber - 21 April 2020

The Minister for Mental Health (Clare Haughey): "We know that closing schools and placing restrictions on everyday life have been difficult for everyone and in particular for children and young people. We want guidance and help to be available for anyone who needs them…

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Written questions

Written questions Clare Haughey 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.

S5W-17041 - Answered

05 June 2018

Haughey, Clare: "To ask the Scottish Government what its position is on a VAT exemption for work on high-rise buildings to remove cladding in the wake of the Grenfell Tower tragedy."

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S5W-17003 - Answered

31 May 2018

Haughey, Clare: "To ask the Scottish Government what investment it is making in the Clyde Gateway."

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S5W-16901 - Answered

29 May 2018

Haughey, Clare: "To ask the Scottish Government how much it has invested in (a) building and (b) refurbishing schools since 2007, broken down by local authority."

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S5O-02180 - Unanswered

30 May 2018

Haughey, Clare: "To ask the Scottish Government how it plans to support community groups to ensure that they leave a cultural legacy from their Year of Young People activities."

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S5O-02120 - Unanswered

16 May 2018

Haughey, Clare: "To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on its engagement with stakeholders and others regarding the closure of the 2 Sisters Food Group factory in Cambuslang."

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