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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Jamie Greene

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for West Scotland (Region) 2016 - present day

About Jamie Greene

Contact details

Contact online

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 6137
Text relay calls welcome.

Committees

Jamie is a member of 1 committee

Cross-party groups

Jamie is a member of 3 cross-party groups

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Building Bridges with Israel

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on LGBTI+

Co-Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Nordic Countries

Member

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Jamie does not have any parliamentary or government roles

Party Roles

Jamie has 1 party role

Party Spokesperson on Education

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Previous roles

Jamie has had 9 previous roles

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

08 June 2016 - 25 February 2020

Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee

Member

10 September 2019 - 25 February 2020

Equalities and Human Rights Committee

Substitute Member

28 June 2017 - 18 February 2020

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Infrastructure

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

03 September 2019 - 18 February 2020

Party Spokesperson on Telecommunications

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

28 June 2017 - 18 February 2020

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Transport

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

06 September 2018 - 10 September 2019

Culture Tourism Europe and External Affairs Committee

Member

17 May 2018 - 06 September 2018

Culture Tourism Europe and External Relations Committee

Member

29 June 2017 - 17 May 2018

Equalities and Human Rights Committee

Member

26 May 2016 - 28 June 2017

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Telecommunications

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Register of interests

Jamie's register of interests

MSPs 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 Jamie Greene. The date of their initial statement was 01 June 2016.

Remuneration and related undertaking

I was employed as a full-time Sales Director by Seachange International, a media technology business of Flight Forum, Eindhoven, the Netherlands. I received a one-off final salary payment of £4,918 on 31 May 2016. After my election, I resigned from this position.

Gifts

No registrable interests

Overseas visits

From 31 July to 5 August 2016 I was part of a fact finding political delegation to Israel and the West Bank for Scottish Conservative MSPs. The costs of the visit amounted to £2,000 and were met by Conservative Friends of Israel (of CFI Ltd, PO Box 72288, London, SW1P 9LB) [Registered 17 August 2016]

From 9 to 13 October 2016, as a member of the Cross Party Group on Taiwan, I visited Taiwan as a guest of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of China (Taiwan). The trip was arranged by the Taipei Representative Office (Edinburgh office) in the UK, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of China (Taiwan) (of 1 Melville Street, Edinburgh, EH3 7PE). I met a number of Government departments, as well as trade and cultural organisations. The total cost of the flight, hotel and ancillary expenses was £6000. These costs were entirely met by the Taiwanese Government as detailed above. [Registered 31 October 2016]

Controlled transactions

No registrable interests

Heritable property

No registrable interests

Interest in shares

No registrable interests

Voluntary

From 8 to 10 April 2018 I visited the European Parliament in Brussels. During this visit I met with MEPs, members of UKREP and others in connection with the ongoing Brexit negotiations and other matters of interest. Contributory support towards costs arising from travel, accommodation and hospitality in respect of this visit were made by the ECR (European Conservative and Reformists) within the European Parliament to a value of £500. [Registered 18 April 2018]

Ceased interest removed from entry: 25 April 2019]

Recent Activity

What was said

What Jamie Greene 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.

Chamber meeting date: 14 January 2021

Covid-19 (Targeted Business Support)

1. Jamie Greene (West Scotland) (Con): "To ask the Scottish Government, further to the Cabinet Secretary for Finance’s announcement on 9 December, how many businesses have received support from the £185 million funding package. (S5O-04905)"

Chamber meeting date: 13 January 2021

Covid-19 Education Update

Jamie Greene (West Scotland) (Con): "I thank the cabinet secretary for advance sight of his statement. Conservative members, too, thank everyone in education who is delivering learning and childcare in these difficult circumstances…

Education and Skills Committee meeting date: 13 January 2021

Covid-19: Learning and Teaching in the Senior Phase

Jamie Greene (West Scotland) (Con): "Good afternoon to the witnesses. A lot of ground has been covered. Unfortunately, I am going to jump back and forth a bit between themes that we have covered already, due to the questions that have already been asked…

Chamber meeting date: 4 January 2021

Covid-19

Jamie Greene (West Scotland) (Con): "Our inboxes are full of emails from parents and teachers who are concerned about their own health and that of their children and about the safety of schools. They are also rightly concerned about education…

Chamber meeting date: 30 December 2020

Covid-19

Jamie Greene (West Scotland) (Con): "The First Minister mentioned giving parents as much notice as possible on the plans for schools, but the 18th is just three weeks away. By what date will a final decision be made, to allow parents to plan…

Votes

How Jamie Greene has voted in Parliament

Find out how Jamie Greene has voted recently.

Motion ref. S5M-23815.2

Trade and Co-operation Agreement between the United Kingdom and the European Union

Submitted by: Ruth Davidson, Edinburgh Central, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Wednesday, December 30, 2020

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, December 30, 2020

Result 30 for, 94 against, 0 abstained, 5 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S5M-23815

Trade and Co-operation Agreement between the United Kingdom and the European Union

Submitted by: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow Southside, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, December 29, 2020

Supported by: Michael Russell
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, December 30, 2020

Result 92 for, 30 against, 1 abstained, 6 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-23815.3

Trade and Co-operation Agreement between the United Kingdom and the European Union

Submitted by: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Wednesday, December 30, 2020

Supported by: Anas Sarwar
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, December 30, 2020

Result 94 for, 30 against, 0 abstained, 5 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-23768

Scottish General Election (Coronavirus) Bill

Submitted by: Graeme Dey, Angus South, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Monday, December 21, 2020

Supported by: Jenny Gilruth, Michael Russell
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, December 23, 2020

Result 117 for, 0 against, 0 abstained, 12 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5 SP Bill 77 Amendment 1

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, December 22, 2020

Result 33 for, 86 against, 0 abstained, 10 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motions

Written questions

Written questions Jamie Greene 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.

Question ref. S5W-34222

Asked by: Greene, Jamie, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22 December 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide further clarification of the protocols for prioritising the roll-out of the COVID-19 vaccine to healthcare workers at increased risk through direct and indirect contact with COVID-19."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5W-34199

Asked by: Greene, Jamie, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21 December 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government how it is supporting (a) ASN and (b) other pupils with learning difficulties whose mental health has been impacted through disrupted routines resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5W-34204

Asked by: Greene, Jamie, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21 December 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will confirm the conditions under which a primary or secondary pupil is recorded as being absent from school for COVID-19-related reasons."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5W-34128

Asked by: Greene, Jamie, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16 December 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government how much of the £185 million recently announced for struggling businesses is being allocated to the travel agent industry."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5W-34127

Asked by: Greene, Jamie, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16 December 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government what specific action it is taking to support travel agents during the COVID-19 pandemic."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5W-33231

Asked by: Greene, Jamie, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12 November 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will publish details of how many care home residents who have died from COVID-19-related conditions in each week since 23 March 2020 had been moved from a hospital setting, and, if this information is not held centrally, whether, in the interests of transparency, it will consider gathering and publishing…

Answered by: Jeane Freeman on 10 December 2020

Question ref. S5W-33235

Asked by: Greene, Jamie, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12 November 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will publish details of how many people who have died in their own home from COVID-19-related conditions in each week since 23 March 2020 had been moved from a (a) hospital and (b) care home setting, and, if this information is not held centrally, whether, in the interests of transparency, it will consider…

Answered by: Jeane Freeman on 10 December 2020

Question ref. S5W-33744

Asked by: Greene, Jamie, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 3 December 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government what discussions it has had regarding allowing charities and third sector shops that are currently classified as non-essential to open in areas subject to restrictions to allow them to provide support to the communities that they serve."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5W-33195

Asked by: Greene, Jamie, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12 November 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government how many people work in care home settings of any nature or provide in-home social care to older or vulnerable people; (a) how many and (b) what percentage of these staff have had asymptotic testing for COVID-19; how often this testing has taken place, and what percentage of tests have been positive."

Answered by: Jeane Freeman on 3 December 2020

Question ref. S5O-04825

Asked by: Greene, Jamie, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 2 December 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government what its response is to the Climate Emergency Response Group’s interim assessment of progress report, which was published in November 2020."

Awaiting answer

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