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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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James Dornan

Scottish National Party

MSP for Glasgow Cathcart (Constituency) 2011 - present day

About James Dornan

Contact details

Contact online

Twitter: @glasgowcathcart

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 5682
Text relay calls welcome.

Contact at their Constituency

2 Clarkston Road
Glasgow
G44 4EQ

Phone: 0141 632 5238
Text relay calls welcome.

Committees

James is a member of 2 committees

Cross-party groups

James is a member of 7 cross-party groups

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Consumer Protection for Home Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

Deputy Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Diabetes

Member

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

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Men's Violence Against Women and Children

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Pakistan

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Palestine

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Taiwan

Co-Convener

Parliamentary and Government Roles

James has 1 parliamentary and government role

Conveners Group

Member

Party Roles

James does not have any party roles

Previous roles

James has had 22 previous roles

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

06 September 2018 - 12 September 2018

Local Government and Communities Committee

Member

15 June 2016 - 06 September 2018

Conveners Group

Member

15 June 2016 - 06 September 2018

Education and Skills Committee

Convener

08 June 2016 - 15 June 2016

Education and Skills Committee

Member

27 November 2014 - 23 March 2016

Education and Culture Committee

Substitute Member

31 October 2012 - 23 March 2016

Deputy Whip

Scottish National Party

20 January 2016 - 23 March 2016

Standards Procedures and Public Appointments Committee

Substitute Member

05 November 2015 - 27 January 2016

Infrastructure and Capital Investment Committee

Substitute Member

25 June 2015 - 26 January 2016

Pentland Hills Regional Park Boundary Bill Committee

Convener

22 September 2015 - 17 December 2015

Interests of Members of the Scottish Parliament Amendment Bill Committee

Member

08 January 2015 - 05 November 2015

Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee

Substitute Member

27 November 2014 - 05 November 2015

Infrastructure and Capital Investment Committee

Member

17 June 2015 - 24 June 2015

Pentland Hills Regional Park Boundary Bill Committee

Member

18 September 2012 - 27 November 2014

Public Audit Committee

Member

19 June 2013 - 26 June 2014

City of Edinburgh Council Portobello Park Bill Committee

Deputy Convener

10 January 2013 - 27 June 2013

Equal Opportunities Committee

Substitute Member

29 May 2013 - 19 June 2013

City of Edinburgh Council Portobello Park Bill Committee

Member

23 January 2013 - 23 May 2013

National Trust for Scotland Governance etc Bill Committee

Member

07 March 2012 - 18 September 2012

Local Government and Regeneration Committee

Member

14 June 2011 - 18 September 2012

Subordinate Legislation Committee

Deputy Convener

23 June 2011 - 07 March 2012

Finance Committee

Substitute Member

01 June 2011 - 14 June 2011

Subordinate Legislation Committee

Member

Register of interests

James'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 James Dornan. The date of their initial statement was 01 June 2016.

Remuneration and related undertaking

No registrable interests

Gifts

No registrable interests

Overseas visits

From 7 to 11 October 2014 I was part of a cross-party delegation of MSPs who visited the Republic of China (Taiwan) at the invitation of the Director General, Taipei Representative Office (Edinburgh Office) in the UK, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of China Department (of 1 Melville Street, Edinburgh, EH3 7PE). The delegation held meetings with a number of Government departments, trade and cultural organisations including; President MA Ying-Jeou and Madame Ma, Scottish Development International (Taiwan Office), Ministry of Transport and Communication, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Taipei City Council, Straits Exchange Foundation, British Trade and Cultural Office, Hsinchu Science Park, Green Energy and Environment Research Lab, King Car Whisky Distillery and the National Centre for Traditional Arts. The cost of the visit was; air ticket £2780, accommodation £528, bus £133, high speed rail £12, food £163, tickets for 101, opera and hot spring £59. The total cost was £3,675 met in its entirety by the Department of Foreign Affairs, Republic of China (Taiwan). I also received gifts, which included a vase, a tie and tie pin, a glass ornament and a book. The value of the items are below the threshold for registration in the gifts category.

Controlled transactions

No registrable interests

Heritable property

No registrable interests

Interest in shares

No registrable interests

Voluntary

In October 2013 I became of Trustee of Castlemilk Relaxation Centre.

On 28 January 2013 I was appointed a director of Castlemilk Stress Centre.

Recent Activity

What was said

What James Dornan 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.

European Union Funding (Replacement)

James Dornan made 2 Contributions to this discussion

Chamber - 03 December 2020

5. James Dornan (Glasgow Cathcart) (SNP): "To ask the Scottish Government what its latest engagement has been with the United Kingdom Government regarding plans to replace EU funding. (S5O-04821)"

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Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (Coronavirus) (Scotland) Amendment (No 2) Order 2020 (2020/366)

James Dornan made 2 Contributions to this discussion

Local Government and Communities Committee - 02 December 2020

The Convener: "Item 4 is consideration of a negative instrument, as listed on the agenda. I refer members to committee paper 3…

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Decision on Taking Business in Private

James Dornan made 1 Contribution to this discussion

Local Government and Communities Committee - 02 December 2020

The Convener (James Dornan): "Good morning, and welcome to the 31st meeting of the Local Government and Communities Committee in 2020. Please ensure that all mobile phones are in silent mode. I remind members that broadcasting staff will operate the cameras and microphones…

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Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act 2015 (Parts 3 and 5) (Post-legislative Scrutiny)

James Dornan made 11 Contributions to this discussion

Local Government and Communities Committee - 02 December 2020

The Convener: "Agenda item 3 is post-legislative scrutiny of parts 3 and 5 of the Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act 2015. Today, we will take evidence from three community organisations that participated in the committee’s survey on the act…

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European Charter of Local Self-Government (Incorporation) (Scotland) Bill: Stage 1

James Dornan made 8 Contributions to this discussion

Local Government and Communities Committee - 02 December 2020

The Convener: "Agenda item 2 is an evidence session on the European Charter of Local Self-Government (Incorporation) (Scotland) Bill…

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Votes

How James Dornan has voted in Parliament

Find out how James Dornan 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 James Dornan in Parliament

Find out what motions James Dornan has submitted recently.

Motion ref. S5M-23078

Congratulating the Carnwadric WIN Project

Current status: Has not yet achieved cross-party support

Motion ref. S5M-23077

Congratulating the Indigo Childcare Group

Current status: Has not yet achieved cross-party support

Motion ref. S5M-22082

Condemning Far Right Activities in Glasgow's George Square

Current status: Has not yet achieved cross-party support

Motion ref. S5M-21893

Black Lives Matter

Current status: Has not yet achieved cross-party support

Motion ref. S5M-21429

Bernardo's and Action for Children in Scotland

Current status: Has not yet achieved cross-party support

Written questions

Written questions James Dornan 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.

S5O-04821 - Unanswered

25 November 2020

Dornan, James: "To ask the Scottish Government what its latest engagement has been with the UK Government regarding plans to replace EU funding."

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S5O-04739 - Unanswered

04 November 2020

Dornan, James: "To ask the Scottish Government what support is available to communities to support a green recovery from COVID-19."

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S5O-04717 - Unanswered

28 October 2020

Dornan, James: "To ask the Scottish Government what progress has been made in enabling the transfer of community assets under the Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act 2015."

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S5W-32364 - Answered

07 October 2020

Dornan, James: "To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on its Programme for Government commitment to publish jointly with COSLA an updated Ending Homelessness Together action plan."

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S5O-04564 - Unanswered

02 September 2020

Dornan, James: "To ask the Scottish Government how its Programme for Government aims to tackle climate change through support for the green economy."

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