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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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George Adam

Scottish National Party

MSP for Paisley (Constituency) 2011 - present day

About George Adam

Contact details

Contact online

Website: paisleysmsp.org

Twitter: @georgeadam

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 5869
Text relay calls welcome.

Contact at their Constituency

4 Johnston Street
Paisley
PA1 1XG

Phone: 0141 8878075
Text relay calls welcome.

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

Committees

Cross-party groups

George is a member of 11 cross-party groups

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Armed Forces and Veterans Community

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Aviation

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Beer and Pubs

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Culture

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Disability

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on End of Life Choices

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Epilepsy

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Future of Football in Scotland

Deputy Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on MS

Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Music

Member

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

Member

Parliamentary and Government Roles

George does not have any parliamentary or government roles

Party Roles

George has 1 party role

Chief Whip

Scottish National Party

Previous roles

George has had 18 previous roles

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

25 February 2020 - 06 October 2020

Finance and Constitution Committee

Member

06 September 2018 - 25 February 2020

Finance and Constitution Committee

Substitute Member

06 September 2018 - 13 March 2019

Justice Committee

Substitute Member

08 June 2016 - 13 December 2018

Social Security Committee

Member

26 October 2017 - 06 September 2018

Justice Committee

Member

16 November 2017 - 06 September 2018

Education and Skills Committee

Member

30 March 2017 - 26 October 2017

Justice Committee

Substitute Member

07 September 2016 - 30 March 2017

Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee

Substitute Member

14 June 2016 - 31 August 2016

parliamentaryLiaisonOfficerToTheCabinet Secretary for Communities, Social Security and Equalities

Scottish Government

01 October 2012 - 23 March 2016

parliamentaryLiaisonOfficerToTheCabinet Secretary for Education and Lifelong Learning

Scottish Government

18 September 2012 - 23 March 2016

Education and Culture Committee

Member

05 November 2015 - 23 March 2016

Local Government and Regeneration Committee

Member

16 May 2013 - 05 November 2015

Standards Procedures and Public Appointments Committee

Member

18 September 2012 - 16 May 2013

Standards Procedures and Public Appointments Committee

Substitute Member

04 September 2012 - 18 September 2012

Health and Sport Committee

Member

23 June 2011 - 04 September 2012

Education and Culture Committee

Substitute Member

01 June 2011 - 04 September 2012

Public Audit Committee

Member

21 March 2012 - 01 May 2012

Scotland Bill Committee

Substitute Member

Register of interests

George'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 George Adam. The date of their initial statement was 01 June 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

I am Chair of the St Mirren Independent Supporters’ Association.

I am a member of the MS Society of Scotland.

I am a member of the Paisley Burgh Branch of the SNP.

I am patron of the Scottish Disability Equality Forum.

I am a member of Unite (T and G Section).

I am a member of the Club @ Renfrewshire.

I am Honorary President of Paisley Pirates.

I am a member of the 1820 Society.

Recent Activity

What was said

What George Adam 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.

United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (Incorporation) (Scotland) Bill: Stage 1

George Adam made 2 Contributions to this discussion

Equalities and Human Rights Committee - 03 December 2020

George Adam (Paisley) (SNP): "Thank you, convener. I do have a supplementary question on Alexander Stewart’s questioning, and I will not take personally the fact that you dinghied me. Good morning, Deputy First Minister…

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Covid-19

George Adam made 1 Contribution to this discussion

Chamber - 01 December 2020

George Adam (Paisley) (SNP): "What engagement has the Scottish Government had with local authorities such as Renfrewshire Council about the mechanisms for coming out of level 4 in a way that is responsible and that does not cause a rise in Covid-19 cases?"

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Valuing the Third Sector

George Adam made 1 Contribution to this discussion

Chamber - 01 December 2020

George Adam (Paisley) (SNP): "I thank Ruth Maguire and her committee for the excellent work that they have done on what is an excellent report. I have always valued the third sector and have always felt that it plays a crucial role in our communities…

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Covid-19

George Adam made 1 Contribution to this discussion

Chamber - 24 November 2020

George Adam (Paisley) (SNP): "Tomorrow marks the annual international day for the elimination of violence against women…

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Supply and Demand for Medicines

George Adam made 2 Contributions to this discussion

Chamber - 24 November 2020

George Adam (Paisley) (SNP): "The inquiry was of particular interest to me for a number of reasons. I will begin by going over some of the things that my committee colleagues have mentioned…

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Votes

How George Adam has voted in Parliament

Find out how George Adam has voted recently.

Motion ref. S5M-23014

Solicitors in the Supreme Courts of Scotland (Amendment) Bill

Submitted by: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Friday, October 9, 2020

Supported by: Bill Bowman, Tom Mason, John Mason
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, December 3, 2020

Result 109 for, 0 against, 0 abstained, 20 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-23537.1

BiFab

Submitted by: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Current status: Has not yet achieved cross-party support

Result 61 for, 2 against, 58 abstained, 8 no vote

MSP abstained

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-23537

BiFab

Submitted by: Alex Rowley, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Monday, November 30, 2020

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Result 61 for, 60 against, 0 abstained, 8 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-23536.2

Business Support

Submitted by: Kate Forbes, Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Supported by: Jamie Hepburn, Fiona Hyslop, Ben Macpherson, Ivan McKee
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Result 65 for, 56 against, 0 abstained, 8 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-23536

Business Support

Date lodged: Monday, November 30, 2020

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Result 96 for, 23 against, 1 abstained, 9 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motions

Motions made by George Adam in Parliament

Find out what motions George Adam has submitted recently.

Motion ref. S5M-23286

Darkwood Crew Wins at Volunteer Awards

Current status: Has not yet achieved cross-party support

Motion ref. S5M-23282

Castlehead High School Awarded LGBT Charter at Bronze

Current status: Has not yet achieved cross-party support

Motion ref. S5M-23203

Glasgow Airport, Airport of the Year for the Second Consecutive Year

Current status: Has not yet achieved cross-party support

Motion ref. S5M-21555

St Mirren FC Charitable Foundation, Tackling COVID-19 Challenges

Current status: Has not yet achieved cross-party support

Written questions

Written questions George Adam 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-33748 - Answered

03 December 2020

Adam, George: "To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the COVID-19 legislation in place."

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S5W-33645 - Answered

30 November 2020

Adam, George: "To ask the Scottish Government, in light of reports of the UK Government including a pay freeze for most public sector workers in its pay remit in the next financial year, what assurances it can provide frontline health and adult social care workers in Scotland that they will be recognised for their efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic."

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S5W-33636 - Answered

30 November 2020

Adam, George: "To ask the Scottish Government what steps it is taking to further support apprenticeship recruitment in response to the recently-published Young Person’s Guarantee."

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S5W-33579 - Answered

26 November 2020

Adam, George: "To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the COVID-19 legislation that is in place."

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S5W-33524 - Answered

24 November 2020

Adam, George: "To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on arrangements for the Christmas period."

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