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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Daniel Johnson

Scottish Labour

MSP for Edinburgh Southern (Constituency) 2016 - present day

About Daniel Johnson

Contact details

Contact online

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 6462
Text relay calls welcome.

Contact at their Constituency

134 Comiston Road
Edinburgh
EH10 5QN

Phone: 0131 541 2145
Text relay calls welcome.

Committees

Cross-party groups

Daniel is a member of 9 cross-party groups

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Autism

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Families Affected by Imprisonment

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Germany

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Independent Convenience Stores

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Science and Technology

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Social Science

Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Towns and Town Centres

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Women in Enterprise

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Women's Justice

Member

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Daniel does not have any parliamentary or government roles

Party Roles

Daniel does not have any party roles

Previous roles

Daniel has had 11 previous roles

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

10 September 2019 - 11 September 2019

Education and Skills Committee

Member

18 June 2019 - 09 September 2019

Education and Skills Committee

Substitute Member

09 January 2018 - 08 September 2019

Justice Committee

Member

17 January 2018 - 08 September 2019

Justice SubCommittee on Policing

Member

19 December 2017 - 28 May 2019

Party Spokesperson on Justice

Scottish Labour

29 September 2016 - 09 January 2018

Culture Tourism Europe and External Relations Committee

Substitute Member

23 November 2017 - 09 January 2018

Economy Jobs and Fair Work Committee

Member

08 June 2016 - 09 January 2018

Education and Skills Committee

Member

25 May 2016 - 19 December 2017

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Education and Young People

Scottish Labour

08 June 2016 - 28 November 2017

Standards Procedures and Public Appointments Committee

Member

28 June 2016 - 29 September 2016

European and External Relations Committee

Substitute Member

Register of interests

Daniel'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 Daniel Johnson. The date of their initial statement was 27 May 2016.

Remuneration and related undertaking

No registrable interests

No registrable interests

Gifts

No registrable interests

No registrable interests

Overseas visits

From 8 to 13 October 2017, 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 £6400. These costs were entirely met by the Taiwanese Government as detailed above. [Registered 31 October 2017]

From 8 to 13 October 2017, 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 £6400. These costs were entirely met by the Taiwanese Government as detailed above. [Registered 31 October 2017]

Controlled transactions

No registrable interests

No registrable interests

Heritable property

No registrable interests

No registrable interests

Interest in shares

I own 100% of the issued share capital of Stripe Retail Ltd, a company providing retail consulting and advisory services. These are ordinary shares with a market value of £171,292. The company is a privately owned limited company therefore market value is difficult to determine. The value given is the net asset value based on the latest accounts filed with Companies House.

I own 100% of the issued share capital of Stripe Retail Ltd, a company providing retail consulting and advisory services. These are ordinary shares with a market value of £171,292. The company is a privately owned limited company therefore market value is difficult to determine. The value given is the net asset value based on the latest accounts filed with Companies House.

I own 50% of the issued share capital of Over the Counter Ltd, a retail company. These are ordinary shares with a market value of £37,211. The company is a privately owned limited company therefore market value is difficult to determine. The value given is the net asset value based on the latest accounts filed with Companies House.

I own 50% of the issued share capital of Over the Counter Ltd, a retail company. These are ordinary shares with a market value of £37,211. The company is a privately owned limited company therefore market value is difficult to determine. The value given is the net asset value based on the latest accounts filed with Companies House.

Voluntary

I am a member of Labour movement for Europe.

I am an associate member of the Labour Women’s Network.

I am a member of Labour movement for Europe.

At the point of my return as a member of the Scottish Parliament I was a non-working, unremunerated director of Aspidistra Ltd and Aspidistra Property Ltd. I have since resigned these directorships.

I am a member of the Federation of Small Businesses.

I am a member of Amnesty International.

I am currently a non-working director of Stripe Retail Ltd and Over the Counter Ltd but receive no remuneration or benefits in kind from either of these companies. I am, as declared, a shareholder in both these companies and therefore receive dividends from them.

At the point of my return as a member of the Scottish Parliament I was a non-working, unremunerated director of Aspidistra Ltd and Aspidistra Property Ltd. I have since resigned these directorships.

I am a member of the Federation of Small Businesses.

I am a member of Amnesty International.

I am a member of USDAW and Community trade unions.

I am a member of USDAW and Community trade unions.

I am a Trustee to the board of the ADHD Foundation, a charity registered in England and Wales, Registered Charity Number 1120898. [Registered 10 July 2020]

I am currently a non-working director of Stripe Retail Ltd and Over the Counter Ltd but receive no remuneration or benefits in kind from either of these companies. I am, as declared, a shareholder in both these companies and therefore receive dividends from them.

I am a Trustee to the board of the ADHD Foundation, a charity registered in England and Wales, Registered Charity Number 1120898. [Registered 10 July 2020]

I am an associate member of the Labour Women’s Network.

Recent Activity

What was said

What Daniel Johnson 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.

Sustainable Aviation beyond Covid-19

Daniel Johnson made 1 Contribution to this discussion

Chamber - 16 September 2020

Daniel Johnson (Edinburgh Southern) (Lab): "The member says that she does not agree with bail-outs, but she has just given us a long list of bail-outs. Which is it? Either the aviation industry is in trouble and needs assistance or it does not."

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Cabinet Secretary Evidence Session

Daniel Johnson made 5 Contributions to this discussion

Education and Skills Committee - 16 September 2020

Daniel Johnson (Edinburgh Southern) (Lab): "I know that you will agree that the resumption of full-time education goes beyond simply reopening school buildings and getting children inside them. I have previously raised with you the issues that the outdoor education sector faces…

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Presiding Officer’s Statement

Daniel Johnson made 1 Contribution to this discussion

Chamber - 09 September 2020

Daniel Johnson (Edinburgh Southern) (Lab): "On a point of order, Presiding Officer. Further to Mr Findlay’s point of order and further to my point of order yesterday, are you able to advise how your ruling today fits with standing orders rule 11.7.3, which I read out yesterday…

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Flooding (Urban Drainage)

Daniel Johnson made 2 Contributions to this discussion

Chamber - 09 September 2020

3. Daniel Johnson (Edinburgh Southern) (Lab): "To ask the Scottish Government what discussions it has had with Scottish Water regarding upgrading and improving the maintenance of urban drainage, in light of instances of heavy flooding. (S5O-04559)"

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Decision Time

Daniel Johnson made 2 Contributions to this discussion

Chamber - 09 September 2020

Daniel Johnson (Edinburgh Southern) (Lab): "On a point of order, Presiding Officer, I am not convinced that my vote was registered. I voted for the amended motion."

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Votes

Motions

Written questions

Written questions Daniel Johnson 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-31440 - Answered

27 August 2020

Johnson, Daniel: "To ask the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body whether it will provide a technical report into the issues experienced with the new voting app; for what reason members have experienced delays with the app displaying votes, and whether these are due to (a) the technical design, (b) network and server infrastructure, (c) user error or (d) other…

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S5W-31681 - Unanswered

09 September 2020

Johnson, Daniel: "To ask the Scottish Government what measures are being taken to safeguard the 2021 Scottish Parliament elections from external interference."

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S5W-31658 - Unanswered

08 September 2020

Johnson, Daniel: "To ask the Scottish Government, in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, what work is being done to expedite provision for the flu vaccination (a) for the most vulnerable people and (b) beyond current entitlements."

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S5W-31101 - Answered

06 August 2020

Johnson, Daniel: "To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the timeline for opening the Royal Hospital for Children and Young People and Department of Clinical Neuroscience to patients."

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S5O-04559 - Unanswered

02 September 2020

Johnson, Daniel: "To ask the Scottish Government what discussions it has had with Scottish Water regarding upgrading and improving the maintenance of urban drainage, in light of instances of heavy flooding."

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