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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

28 June 2017 - 18 February 2020

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Transport

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

03 September 2019 - 18 February 2020

Party Spokesperson on Telecommunications

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

Ceased interest removed from entry: 25 April 2019]

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]

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: 20 January 2021

Health and Care Workforce

Jamie Greene (West Scotland) (Con): "I thank the minister for what is a very helpful update. I am not seeking to apportion blame, but if there are GPs who are expecting supplies and those supplies do not arrive, where is the blockage? Why are supplies not getting through to GPs…

Education and Skills Committee meeting date: 20 January 2021

Additional Support for Learning Review

Jamie Greene (West Scotland) (Con): "Just before the Covid lockdowns, I managed to squeeze in a visit to a school. I took part in a secondary school class in my region on the west coast…

Chamber meeting date: 19 January 2021

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

Jamie Greene (West Scotland) (Con): "For the avoidance of doubt, I start by saying that Scottish Conservative members support the bill in principle…

Chamber meeting date: 19 January 2021

Covid-19

Jamie Greene (West Scotland) (Con): "If schools remain closed to the majority of pupils, the Government has to ramp up efforts to prevent our most disadvantaged pupils from falling further behind in their education…

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)"

Votes

How Jamie Greene has voted in Parliament

Find out how Jamie Greene has voted recently.

Motion ref. S5M-23917

Culpable Homicide (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, January 21, 2021

Result 26 for, 89 against, 0 abstained, 14 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S5M-23903

Approval of SSI

Submitted by: Graeme Dey, Angus South, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Result 100 for, 1 against, 21 abstained, 7 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-23910

Approval of SSI

Submitted by: Graeme Dey, Angus South, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Result 118 for, 1 against, 2 abstained, 8 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-23911

Approval of SSI

Submitted by: Graeme Dey, Angus South, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Result 96 for, 5 against, 18 abstained, 10 no vote

MSP abstained

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-23894.1

Protecting Scotland’s Health and Care Workforce

Submitted by: Donald Cameron, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Supported by: Maurice Golden
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Result 56 for, 62 against, 5 abstained, 6 no vote

MSP voted for

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."

Answered by: Jeane Freeman on 20 January 2021

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."

Answered by: John Swinney on 14 January 2021

Question ref. S5W-34427

Asked by: Greene, Jamie, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 12 January 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will clarify how the term, "five miles from the boundary of your local area", in the new lockdown rules is legally defined, and whether a person is only allowed to travel to the boundary of their local area, or is allowed to travel five miles from the boundary of their local area into an adjacent area."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5W-34445

Asked by: Greene, Jamie, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 11 January 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how many international travellers have been tested for COVID-19 on arrival at airports in each month since March 2020, also broken down by how many tests were (a) positive, (b) negative and (c) inconclusive."

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."

Answered by: Jamie Hepburn on 11 January 2021

Question ref. S5W-34378

Asked by: Greene, Jamie, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 8 January 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will confirm that in all cases, across all NHS boards, frontline health workers will be prioritised for the COVID-19 vaccine ahead of other healthcare staff who do not directly come into contact with the virus as part of their work."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5W-34369

Asked by: Greene, Jamie, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 8 January 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what plans it has to introduce COVID-19 testing centres in North Ayrshire."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5W-34379

Asked by: Greene, Jamie, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 8 January 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how it will administer the COVID-19 vaccine to vulnerable people and groups who cannot travel to their GP or other vaccination centres."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5O-04905

Asked by: Greene, Jamie, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 6 January 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government, further to the finance secretary's announcement on 9 December, how many businesses have received support from the £185 million funding package."

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

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