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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Fiona Hyslop

Scottish National Party

MSP for Linlithgow (Constituency) 2011 - present day

Former MSP for Lothians (Region) 1999 - 2011

About Fiona Hyslop

Contact details

Contact online

Website: fionahyslop.com

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 5921
Text relay calls welcome.

Committees

Fiona is not a member of any committees

Cross-party groups

Fiona is not a member of any cross-party groups

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Fiona has 1 parliamentary and government role

Cabinet Secretary for Economy, Fair Work and Culture

Scottish Government

Party Roles

Fiona does not have any party roles

Previous roles

Fiona has had 16 previous roles

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

18 May 2016 - 17 February 2020

Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Tourism and External Affairs

Scottish Government

21 November 2014 - 18 May 2016

Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Europe and External Affairs

Scottish Government

25 May 2011 - 21 November 2014

Cabinet Secretary for Culture and External Affairs

Scottish Government

01 December 2009 - 25 May 2011

Minister for Culture and External Affairs

Scottish Government

17 May 2007 - 01 December 2009

Cabinet Secretary for Education and Lifelong Learning

Scottish Government

03 September 2003 - 02 April 2007

Enterprise and Culture Committee

Substitute Member

30 May 2003 - 02 April 2007

Party Spokesperson on Lifelong Learning

Scottish National Party

30 May 2003 - 02 April 2007

Party Spokesperson on Education and Young People

Scottish National Party

04 June 2003 - 02 April 2007

Education Committee

Member

12 May 2003 - 02 June 2003

Party Spokesperson on Parliamentary Business

Scottish National Party

12 May 2003 - 02 June 2003

Parliamentary Bureau

Member

27 June 2001 - 31 March 2003

Party spokesperson on Government Strategy

Scottish National Party

06 September 2001 - 31 March 2003

Procedures Committee

Member

27 June 2001 - 31 March 2003

Party Spokesperson on Parliamentary Business

Scottish National Party

12 January 2000 - 07 January 2001

Social Inclusion Housing and Voluntary Sector Committee

Deputy Convener

17 June 1999 - 12 January 2000

Social Inclusion Housing and Voluntary Sector Committee

Member

Register of interests

Fiona'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 Fiona Hyslop. The date of their initial statement was 08 June 2016.

Remuneration and related undertaking

No registrable interests

Gifts

On Friday 26 May 2017, in my position as Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Tourism and External Affairs, I attended the “Remarks by the Honourable Barack H Obama” event in Edinburgh as a guest of Diageo plc. (a multinational alcoholic beverages company of 5 Lochside Way, Edinburgh EH12 9DT). The cost of hospitality for the evening was £1,000 which was met by Diageo. [Registered 14 June 2017]

Overseas visits

No registrable interests

Controlled transactions

No registrable interests

Heritable property

No registrable interests

Interest in shares

No registrable interests

Voluntary

I am a Patron of ‘River Kids’ charity in West Lothian which raises funds for the benefit of children in need in West Lothian.

Recent Activity

What was said

What Fiona Hyslop 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.

Economic Recovery

Fiona Hyslop made 8 Contributions to this discussion

Chamber - 23 June 2020

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy, Fair Work and Culture (Fiona Hyslop): "On 21 April, I informed Parliament that we had adopted a four-step plan to respond to the economic impacts of Covid-19 using a respond, reset, restart and recover approach. The Scottish Government brought forward a £2…

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Theatres (Covid-19 Support)

Fiona Hyslop made 3 Contributions to this discussion

Chamber - 18 June 2020

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy, Fair Work and Culture (Fiona Hyslop): "The Scottish Government has made available a range of funds, including £120 million through the pivotal enterprise resilience fund and £30 million through the creative, tourism and hospitality enterprises hardship fund…

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Music Festivals (Support)

Fiona Hyslop made 2 Contributions to this discussion

Chamber - 18 June 2020

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy, Fair Work and Culture (Fiona Hyslop): "The Government recognises that the restrictions that are required to control the virus have had a devastating impact on live music festivals and, indeed, the entire events sector in Scotland…

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Oil and Gas (Job Losses)

Fiona Hyslop made 5 Contributions to this discussion

Chamber - 18 June 2020

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy, Fair Work and Culture (Fiona Hyslop): "Last week, we committed more than £60 million to an energy transition fund, which is north-east focused and will support businesses to diversify and support inclusive growth…

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Covid-19 (Support Grant)

Fiona Hyslop made 2 Contributions to this discussion

Chamber - 18 June 2020

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy, Fair Work and Culture (Fiona Hyslop): "We have always been clear that we are passing on every penny of consequential funding that has come to Scotland. The package of support in Scotland now exceeds £2…

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Written questions

Written questions Fiona Hyslop 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.

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