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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 17 previous roles

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

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

Parliamentary Liaison Officer to the Cabinet Secretary for Communities, Social Security and Equalities

Scottish Government

01 October 2012 - 23 March 2016

Parliamentary Liaison Officer to the Cabinet 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

01 June 2011 - 04 September 2012

Public Audit Committee

Member

23 June 2011 - 04 September 2012

Education and Culture Committee

Substitute 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 Honorary President of Paisley Pirates.

I am a member of the MS Society of Scotland.

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

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

I am a member of the Club @ Renfrewshire.

I am a member of the 1820 Society.

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

I am patron of the Scottish Disability Equality Forum.

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.

Forensic Medical Services (Victims of Sexual Offences) (Scotland) Bill: Stage 1

George Adam made 2 Contributions to this discussion

Health and Sport Committee - 23 June 2020

George Adam (Paisley) (SNP): "I have a question on the financial implications of resourcing the bill. It is important that the bill delivers what it sets out to do…

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Brexit

George Adam made 3 Contributions to this discussion

Finance and Constitution Committee - 19 June 2020

George Adam (Paisley) (SNP): "I will ask the cabinet secretary about the challenges that we have ahead with Covid-19 and Brexit. Only two or three hours ago, we heard that the UK debt mountain soared in May to £55.2 billion, which adds to the £1.59 trillion of current debt…

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Covid-19 Scrutiny (Resilience and Emergency Planning)

George Adam made 2 Contributions to this discussion

Health and Sport Committee - 17 June 2020

George Adam (Paisley) (SNP): "Good morning, cabinet secretary. You said that we are looking at what helps people to live healthier lifestyles. I have a question about healthy lifestyles and behaviours, and the balancing of lifestyles…

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Public Finances and Fiscal Framework (Impact of Covid-19) and Summer Budget Revision

George Adam made 2 Contributions to this discussion

Finance and Constitution Committee - 12 June 2020

George Adam (Paisley) (SNP): "My question is about local government funding. We have all heard about the £155 million in consequentials for local government. I appreciate the challenges that you face given the way that things have been…

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Forensic Medical Services (Victims of Sexual Offences) (Scotland) Bill: Stage 1

George Adam made 2 Contributions to this discussion

Health and Sport Committee - 09 June 2020

George Adam (Paisley) (SNP): "There is no difference between us, convener. One of us used to be an Olympic athlete, and the other one comes from Paisley. Laughter. Good morning, Gillian…

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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-29843 - Answered

10 June 2020

Adam, George: "To ask the Scottish Government when the Restricting Foods Promotions Bill will be introduced to the Parliament."

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S5W-29363 - Answered

26 May 2020

Adam, George: "To ask the Scottish Government whether it has requested any mutual aid for the supply of PPE during the COVID-19 pandemic from other UK administrations, and, if so, what items were supplied, and by what volume."

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S5W-29362 - Answered

26 May 2020

Adam, George: "To ask the Scottish Government whether it has fulfilled any requests from other UK administrations for mutual aid in the supply of PPE during the COVID-19 pandemic, and, if so, what items were supplied, and by what volume."

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S5W-29266 - Answered

21 May 2020

Adam, George: "To ask the Scottish Government when it will publish further details on Scotland’s approach to reviewing the COVID-19 restrictions currently in place."

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S5W-28832 - Answered

04 May 2020

Adam, George: "To ask the Scottish Government whether it will set out its strategy for the introduction of Test, Trace, Isolate in Scotland."

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