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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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James Kelly

Scottish Labour

MSP for Glasgow (Region) 2016 - present day

Former MSP for Rutherglen (Constituency) 2011 - 2016

Former MSP for Glasgow Rutherglen (Constituency) 2007 - 2011

About James Kelly

Contact details

Contact online

Website: jameskelly.scot

Twitter: @JamesKellyLab

Facebook: James's facebook

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 6510
Text relay calls welcome.

Contact at their Constituency

Bellahouston Business Centre
423 Paisley Road West
Glasgow
G51 1PZ

Phone: 0141 465 9936
Text relay calls welcome.

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

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 Co-Operatives

Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Credit Unions

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Diabetes

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Fair Trade

Member

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

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Independent Convenience Stores

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Sport

Deputy Convener

Parliamentary and Government Roles

James does not have any parliamentary or government roles

Party Roles

James does not have any party roles

Previous roles

James has had 29 previous roles

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

02 September 2019 - 01 September 2020

Party Spokesperson on Justice

Scottish Labour

29 September 2016 - 05 September 2019

Finance and Constitution Committee

Member

12 December 2017 - 02 September 2019

Party Spokesperson on Finance

Scottish Labour

19 December 2017 - 04 October 2018

Party Spokesperson on Constitutional Affairs

Scottish Labour

29 September 2016 - 09 January 2018

Public Audit and Postlegislative Scrutiny Committee

Substitute Member

11 May 2016 - 21 December 2017

Parliamentary Bureau

Member

25 May 2016 - 19 December 2017

Party Spokesperson on Parliamentary Business

Scottish Labour

28 June 2016 - 29 September 2016

Public Audit Committee

Substitute Member

08 June 2016 - 29 September 2016

Finance Committee

Member

17 December 2014 - 23 March 2016

Parliamentary Bureau

Member

03 September 2013 - 23 March 2016

Infrastructure and Capital Investment Committee

Substitute Member

08 January 2015 - 23 March 2016

Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee

Substitute Member

06 January 2015 - 23 March 2016

Election Co-ordinator

Scottish Labour

16 December 2014 - 23 March 2016

Party Spokesperson on Parliamentary Business

Scottish Labour

28 June 2013 - 16 December 2014

Party Spokesperson on Infrastructure

Scottish Labour

25 October 2012 - 03 September 2013

Referendum Scotland Bill Committee

Deputy Convener

19 December 2011 - 28 June 2013

Chief Whip

Scottish Labour

23 October 2012 - 25 October 2012

Referendum Scotland Bill Committee

Member

21 June 2011 - 01 May 2012

Scotland Bill Committee

Deputy Convener

14 June 2011 - 21 December 2011

Justice Committee

Deputy Convener

20 May 2011 - 20 December 2011

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Justice

Scottish Labour

09 June 2011 - 21 June 2011

Scotland Bill Committee

Member

01 June 2011 - 14 June 2011

Justice Committee

Member

05 November 2009 - 22 March 2011

Justice Committee

Member

28 October 2009 - 22 March 2011

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Community Safety

Scottish Labour

11 December 2008 - 22 March 2011

Public Audit Committee

Substitute Member

13 June 2007 - 04 November 2009

Finance Committee

Member

17 September 2008 - 28 October 2009

Deputy Whip

Scottish Labour

27 June 2007 - 10 December 2008

Audit Committee

Substitute 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 Kelly. 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 a member of the Co-operative Party.

On 9 November 2018, I received a donation of £100 from the Rutherglen Exchange shopping centre towards my 2018 Christmas card competition. [Registered 19 December 2018]

My brother Tony Kelly is a sheriff within the Sheriffdom of Glasgow and Strathkelvin.

On 19 November 2018, I received a Peacocks gift card for £25 paid by the Rutherglen Exchange shopping centre towards my 2018 Christmas card competition. [Registered 19 December 2018]

On 20 March 2011, I received from CIS Insurance Ltd (an insurance, savings, investments and pensions company located at Miller Street, Manchester, M60 0AL) hospitality and match tickets for myself and one guest to attend the final of the CIS Insurance Cup at Hampden Park. The value of the gift was between £501 and £1000.

Recent Activity

What was said

What James Kelly 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.

Votes

Motions

Written questions

Written questions James Kelly 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-31889 - Unanswered

17 September 2020

Kelly, James: "To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on progress with the termination of the Abellio ScotRail franchise, and when the new ScotRail contract will be put out to tender."

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S5W-31821 - Unanswered

15 September 2020

Kelly, James: "To ask the Scottish Government how it defines "regulated venue" as set out in its COVID-19 restrictions regarding weddings."

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S5W-31650 - Answered

07 September 2020

Kelly, James: "To ask the Scottish Government for what reason COVID-19 restrictions in Glasgow do not extend to the hospitality sector."

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S5O-04608 - Unanswered

10 September 2020

Kelly, James: "To ask the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body when it will publish the terms of reference and timeline of its review into the staff cost provision."

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S5W-31512 - Answered

01 September 2020

Kelly, James: "To ask the Scottish Government when it will review the current ban on music in the hospitality industry."

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