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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Johann Lamont

Scottish Labour

MSP for Glasgow (Region) 2016 - present day

Former MSP for Glasgow Pollok (Constituency) 1999 - 2016

About Johann Lamont

Contact details

Contact online

Twitter: @johannlamont

Facebook: Johann's facebook

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 5847
Text relay calls welcome.

Contact at their Constituency

Bellahouston Business Centre
423 Paisley Road West
Glasgow
G51 1PZ

Phone: 0141 465 9937
Text relay calls welcome.

Committees

Cross-party groups

Johann is a member of 11 cross-party groups

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Adult Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse

Co-Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Carers

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Commercial Sexual Exploitation

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Co-Operatives

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Credit Unions

Co-Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Funerals and Bereavement

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Govanhill

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 Skills

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Volunteering

Member

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Johann has 2 parliamentary and government roles

Conveners Group

Member

Presiding Officer's Advisory Group

Member

Party Roles

Johann does not have any party roles

Previous roles

Johann has had 33 previous roles

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

15 June 2016 - 05 September 2019

Education and Skills Committee

Deputy Convener

08 June 2016 - 16 June 2016

Public Petitions Committee

Member

08 June 2016 - 15 June 2016

Education and Skills Committee

Member

08 January 2015 - 23 March 2016

Economy Energy and Tourism Committee

Member

17 December 2011 - 24 October 2014

Party Leader

Scottish Labour

20 May 2011 - 17 December 2011

Deputy Party Leader

Scottish Labour

20 May 2011 - 17 December 2011

Party Spokesperson on Justice

Scottish Labour

22 December 2009 - 22 March 2011

Party Spokesperson on Housing

Scottish Labour

13 September 2008 - 22 March 2011

Deputy Party Leader

Scottish Labour

22 December 2009 - 22 March 2011

Party Spokesperson on Equal Opportunities

Scottish Labour

22 December 2009 - 22 March 2011

Party Spokesperson on Communities

Scottish Labour

13 November 2008 - 19 July 2010

Review of SPCB Supported Bodies Committee

Member

16 September 2008 - 22 December 2009

Chief of Staff

Scottish Labour

02 October 2008 - 29 April 2009

Equal Opportunities Committee

Substitute Member

13 June 2007 - 01 October 2008

Local Government and Communities Committee

Member

17 September 2007 - 16 September 2008

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Communities

Scottish Labour

18 May 2007 - 17 September 2007

Party Spokesperson on Sport

Scottish Labour

18 May 2007 - 17 September 2007

Party Spokesperson on Communities

Scottish Labour

16 November 2006 - 17 May 2007

Deputy Minister for Justice

Scottish Government

06 October 2004 - 15 November 2006

Deputy Minister for Communities

Scottish Government

10 June 2003 - 06 October 2004

Communities Committee

Convener

10 June 2003 - 06 October 2004

Conveners Group

Member

04 June 2003 - 10 June 2003

Communities Committee

Member

06 January 2003 - 31 March 2003

Conveners Group

Member

10 January 2001 - 31 March 2003

Social Justice Committee

Convener

10 January 2001 - 05 January 2003

Conveners Liaison Group

Member

08 January 2001 - 10 January 2001

Social Justice Committee

Member

17 June 1999 - 07 January 2001

Equal Opportunities Committee

Member

02 November 2000 - 07 January 2001

Audit Committee

Member

14 September 2000 - 07 January 2001

Education Culture and Sport Committee

Member

02 November 2000 - 07 January 2001

Social Inclusion Housing and Voluntary Sector Committee

Member

12 January 2000 - 12 December 2000

Local Government Committee

Deputy Convener

17 June 1999 - 12 January 2000

Local Government Committee

Member

Register of interests

Johann'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 Johann Lamont. The date of their initial statement was 01 June 2016.

Remuneration and related undertaking

No registrable interests

Gifts

On 9 February 2019 I and my husband attended the Scotland v Ireland rugby match at Murrayfield as guests of BT Openreach (a telecommunications business, of 123 Judd Street, London, WC1H 9NP). In addition to tickets for the match, the hospitality included food and drink. I understand that the cost of this hospitality was approximately £2,000. [28 February 2019]

Overseas visits

No registrable interests

No registrable interests

Controlled transactions

No registrable interests

Heritable property

No registrable interests

No registrable interests

Interest in shares

No registrable interests

No registrable interests

Voluntary

From 18-21 September 2016 I visited Bosnia as part of a 'Lessons from Srebrenica' delegation. The total cost of my attendance was £636 and was funded by Remembering Srebrenica, a project of Ummah Help (a registered charity, of Newland House, 137-139 Hagley Road, Birmingham, B16 8UA). [Registered 21 October 2016]

I am a member of Oxfam.

I am a member of the Scottish Co-operative Party.

I am a member of EIS.

Recent Activity

What was said

What Johann Lamont 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: 21 January 2021

Collection of Data on Sex and Gender (Draft Guidance)

4. Johann Lamont (Glasgow) (Lab): "To ask the Scottish Government what involvement the Cabinet Secretary for Justice and his officials had in the development of the draft guidance on collecting data on sex and gender. (S5O-04940)"

Public Petitions Committee meeting date: 13 January 2021

A77 (Upgrade) (PE1657)

The Convener: "Item 2 is consideration of continued petitions. The first continued petitions for consideration are PE1610 by Matt Halliday, on upgrading the A75, and PE1657, by Donald McHarrie on behalf of the A77 action group, on an A77 upgrade…

Public Petitions Committee meeting date: 13 January 2021

Mental Health Treatment (Consent) (PE1627)

The Convener: "Our next continued petition is PE1627, which was lodged by Annette McKenzie…

Public Petitions Committee meeting date: 13 January 2021

Housing Legislation (Review) (PE1756)

The Convener: "The next continued petition is PE1756, by James Mackie, calling on the Scottish Government to review current housing legislation in circumstances where a non-tenant has been responsible for domestic or elder abuse…

Public Petitions Committee meeting date: 13 January 2021

Stocking of Salmon Rivers (Consultation) (PE1782)

The Convener: "PE1782, which was lodged by Robert White on behalf of the Scottish Gamekeepers Association’s fishing group, calls on the Scottish Government to ensure that a full stakeholder consultation is carried out before Marine Scotland formalises policy on the stocking of Scotland’s salmon rivers. The committee asked the Scottish Government about its…

Votes

How Johann Lamont has voted in Parliament

Find out how Johann Lamont 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 for

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 abstained

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 voted for

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 Johann Lamont 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-34702

Asked by: Lamont, Johann, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 21 January 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what assessment it has made of its delivery of child winter heating payment assistance."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5W-34701

Asked by: Lamont, Johann, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 21 January 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether people receiving the highest component of personal independence payment (PIP) following a transfer from disability living allowance (DLA) because of DWP guidelines will continue to receive child winter heating payment assistance."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5O-04961

Asked by: Lamont, Johann, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20 January 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what analysis it undertook during the first COVID-19 lockdown regarding pupil engagement, and how the findings affected its decisions regarding the current remote learning measures."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5O-04940

Asked by: Lamont, Johann, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 13 January 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what involvement the Cabinet Secretary for Justice and his officials had in the development of the draft guidance on collecting data on sex and gender."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5O-04878

Asked by: Lamont, Johann, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16 December 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government what its response is to the reported decreasing trend in specialist support staff in schools."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5W-34044

Asked by: Lamont, Johann, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 14 December 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government what its position is on the role that (a) care and (b) support staff working in the third sector have played in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and whether they will be awarded the £500 "thank you" bonus in the same way as their counterparts in the statutory sector."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5W-33745

Asked by: Lamont, Johann, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 3 December 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S5W-33393 by Fiona Hyslop on 2 December 2020, how many people have engaged with the Young Person's Guarantee since it went live."

Answered by: Fiona Hyslop on 11 December 2020

Question ref. S5W-33746

Asked by: Lamont, Johann, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 3 December 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S5W-33393 by Fiona Hyslop on 2 December 2020, what it considers to be "inappropriate use of zero hour contracts"."

Answered by: Fiona Hyslop on 11 December 2020

Question ref. S5W-33747

Asked by: Lamont, Johann, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 3 December 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S5W-33393 by Fiona Hyslop on 2 December 2020, what discussions it has had with its partners in the Young Person's Guarantee regarding the use of zero-hour contracts."

Answered by: Fiona Hyslop on 11 December 2020

Question ref. S5W-33392

Asked by: Lamont, Johann, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 19 November 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government whether organisations that wish to adopt the Young Person's Guarantee must commit to paying the living wage."

Answered by: Fiona Hyslop on 4 December 2020

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