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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 17 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

30 May 2003 - 02 April 2007

Party Spokesperson on Education and Young People

Scottish National Party

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

04 June 2003 - 02 April 2007

Education Committee

Member

12 May 2003 - 02 June 2003

Parliamentary Bureau

Member

12 May 2003 - 02 June 2003

Party Spokesperson on Parliamentary Business

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

27 June 2001 - 31 March 2003

Party spokesperson on Government Strategy

Scottish National Party

27 June 2001 - 31 March 2003

Parliamentary Bureau

Member

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.

UEFA European Championship (Trading and Advertising) (Scotland) Regulations 2020 [Draft]

Fiona Hyslop made 6 Contributions to this discussion

Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Affairs Committee - 26 November 2020

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy, Fair Work and Culture (Fiona Hyslop): "Thank you. I share your sentiments about the achievement of Scotland’s men’s national team in qualifying for the UEFA European championship next summer…

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Youth Guarantee and Kickstart (Collaboration)

Fiona Hyslop made 3 Contributions to this discussion

Chamber - 25 November 2020

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy, Fair Work and Culture (Fiona Hyslop): "The Scottish Government is working closely with the UK Government, local authorities, the third sector and the business community to deliver the young persons guarantee…

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Covid-19 (Support for Youth Theatre)

Fiona Hyslop made 3 Contributions to this discussion

Chamber - 25 November 2020

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy, Fair Work and Culture (Fiona Hyslop): "Youth theatre has been supported through our wider culture funding and through our targeted funding for youth music and arts, which is delivered by Creative Scotland…

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Covid-19 (Support for Arts, Culture and Tourism)

Fiona Hyslop made 2 Contributions to this discussion

Chamber - 25 November 2020

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy, Fair Work and Culture (Fiona Hyslop): "To date, the Scottish Government has committed £107 million for arts and culture, with £102 million having been allocated so far. The hardship fund for creative freelancers is currently open for applications…

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UEFA Euro Championships

Fiona Hyslop made 3 Contributions to this discussion

Chamber - 25 November 2020

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy, Fair Work and Culture (Fiona Hyslop): "The Scottish Government is working closely with its event partners—the Scottish Football Association, Glasgow City Council, Police Scotland and EventScotland—on preparations for the matches at Hampden next summer…

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Votes

How Fiona Hyslop has voted in Parliament

Find out how Fiona Hyslop 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

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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