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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

Cross-party groups

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 6 previous roles

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

10 September 2019 - 25 February 2020

Equalities and Human Rights Committee

Substitute Member

08 June 2016 - 25 February 2020

Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee

Member

28 June 2017 - 18 February 2020

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Infrastructure

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

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 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]

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]

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: 3 March 2021

Autism and Learning Disabilities

Jamie Greene (West Scotland) (Con): "I am participating remotely, so I cannot see which minister is responding to the debate. However, I look forward to hearing the Government’s response. I thank my colleague, Alexander Burnett, for bringing forward such an important debate…

Education and Skills Committee meeting date: 3 March 2021

Coronavirus and Education

Jamie Greene (West Scotland) (Con): "I have two separate and distinct areas of questioning. The SQA questions are separate, so I will keep them until the end. My general questions on education are probably best directed to Education Scotland…

Chamber meeting date: 25 February 2021

Educational Attainment (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development Report)

Jamie Greene (West Scotland) (Con): "Last week, the Parliament asked the Government to urgently release the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development report into Scottish education, which is currently sitting on ministers’ desks…

Chamber meeting date: 24 February 2021

Student Final Year Grading (Lockdowns)

Jamie Greene (West Scotland) (Con): "The minister will, no doubt, have read with interest Professor Jim Scott’s report into last year’s grading process, which identified a number of systemic failings in governance…

Chamber meeting date: 24 February 2021

Student Final Year Grading (Lockdowns)

Jamie Greene (West Scotland) (Con): "The minister will, no doubt, have read with interest Professor Jim Scott’s report into last year’s grading process, which identified a number of systemic failings in governance…

Votes

How Jamie Greene has voted in Parliament

Find out how Jamie Greene has voted recently.

Motion ref. S5M-24038

Scottish Parliamentary Standards (Sexual Harassment and Complaints Process) Bill

Submitted by: Bill Kidd, Glasgow Anniesland, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, February 2, 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, March 4, 2021

Result 119 for, 0 against, 0 abstained, 10 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-24057

Pre-release Access to Official Statistics (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: Gordon Lindhurst, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, February 2, 2021

Supported by: Andy Wightman
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, March 4, 2021

Result 62 for, 0 against, 56 abstained, 11 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-24275

Campaign Recess

Submitted by: Graeme Dey, Angus South, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Result 95 for, 1 against, 21 abstained, 12 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-24263

Scotland’s Recovery

Submitted by: Monica Lennon, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Monday, March 1, 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Result 84 for, 34 against, 0 abstained, 11 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-24263.2

Scotland’s Recovery

Submitted by: Jamie Hepburn, Cumbernauld and Kilsyth, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Supported by: Fiona Hyslop, Ivan McKee
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Result 84 for, 33 against, 0 abstained, 12 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

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-35745

Asked by: Greene, Jamie, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 4 March 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what evidence of having received a COVID-19 vaccination will be provided to people for the purpose of providing proof, if requested to do so."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5W-35207

Asked by: Greene, Jamie, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 15 February 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what evidence on vaccination it plans to provide to people who are receiving their COVID-19 vaccination."

Answered by: Jeane Freeman on 1 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-35415

Asked by: Greene, Jamie, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22 February 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how many teachers are in post, and how this compares with May 2007."

Answered by: John Swinney on 1 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-35352

Asked by: Greene, Jamie, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19 February 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what the unemployment rate has been in (a) North Ayrshire and (b) Arran in each year since 2016."

Answered by: Jamie Hepburn on 1 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-35355

Asked by: Greene, Jamie, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19 February 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether there is a statutory requirement for (a) schools and (b) school staff to be politically neutral."

Answered by: John Swinney on 1 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-35354

Asked by: Greene, Jamie, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19 February 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide a breakdown of all funding committed specifically towards assisting pupils in catching up on lost learning."

Answered by: John Swinney on 1 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-35422

Asked by: Greene, Jamie, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22 February 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on class sizes in primary schools."

Answered by: John Swinney on 1 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-35419

Asked by: Greene, Jamie, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22 February 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what analysis it has carried out of the impact of school closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic on pupils’ education."

Answered by: John Swinney on 1 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-35361

Asked by: Greene, Jamie, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19 February 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the estimated cost of constructing the Glen Sannox and vessel 802, and by what date each vessel will be operational."

Answered by: Fiona Hyslop on 25 February 2021

Question ref. S5W-35359

Asked by: Greene, Jamie, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19 February 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how many teacher vacancies there have been in (a) North Ayrshire and (b) Arran in each year since 2016."

Answered by: John Swinney on 25 February 2021

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