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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 Autism

Member

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

Member

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

Deputy Convener

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 Equal Opportunities

Scottish Labour

22 December 2009 - 22 March 2011

Party Spokesperson on Communities

Scottish Labour

13 September 2008 - 22 March 2011

Deputy Party Leader

Scottish Labour

22 December 2009 - 22 March 2011

Party Spokesperson on Housing

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 Communities

Scottish Labour

18 May 2007 - 17 September 2007

Party Spokesperson on Sport

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

14 September 2000 - 07 January 2001

Education Culture and Sport Committee

Member

02 November 2000 - 07 January 2001

Audit Committee

Member

17 June 1999 - 07 January 2001

Equal Opportunities 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

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 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

I am a member of Oxfam.

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

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 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.

Disabled People (Impact of Pandemic)

Johann Lamont made 2 Contributions to this discussion

Chamber - 02 December 2020

6. Johann Lamont (Glasgow) (Lab): "To ask the Scottish Government what its response is to reports that the Covid-19 pandemic has had a disproportionate impact on disabled people. (S5O-04814)"

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Mental Health Support for Young People

Johann Lamont made 1 Contribution to this discussion

Chamber - 01 December 2020

Johann Lamont (Glasgow) (Lab): "I am grateful for the opportunity to speak on behalf of the Public Petitions Committee about its inquiry into mental health support for young people in Scotland and its report, which we published in July…

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Violence against Women

Johann Lamont made 3 Contributions to this discussion

Chamber - 26 November 2020

Johann Lamont (Glasgow) (Lab): "It is a privilege to follow so many powerful speeches. The debate, marking the international day for the elimination of violence against women, is an important part of our parliamentary calendar…

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Lobbying (Scotland) Act 2016: Post-legislative Scrutiny

Johann Lamont made 43 Contributions to this discussion

Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee - 26 November 2020

Johann Lamont (Glasgow) (Lab): "There is a distinction between a lobbyist and someone who is lobbying. There is a tradition in the labour movement of lobbying Parliament. It was seen as something that you would do, but it was part of a campaign…

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Soul and Conscience Letters (PE1712)

Johann Lamont made 2 Contributions to this discussion

Public Petitions Committee - 25 November 2020

The Convener: "The next continued petition, on soul and conscience letters, was lodged by Laura Hunter…

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Votes

How Johann Lamont has voted in Parliament

Find out how Johann Lamont has voted recently.

Motion ref. S5M-23014

Solicitors in the Supreme Courts of Scotland (Amendment) Bill

Submitted by: Christine Grahame, Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Friday, October 9, 2020

Supported by: Bill Bowman, Tom Mason, John Mason
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, December 3, 2020

Result 109 for, 0 against, 0 abstained, 20 no vote

MSP not voted

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-23537.1

BiFab

Submitted by: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Current status: Has not yet achieved cross-party support

Result 61 for, 2 against, 58 abstained, 8 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-23537

BiFab

Submitted by: Alex Rowley, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Monday, November 30, 2020

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Result 61 for, 60 against, 0 abstained, 8 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-23536.2

Business Support

Submitted by: Kate Forbes, Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Supported by: Jamie Hepburn, Fiona Hyslop, Ben Macpherson, Ivan McKee
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Result 65 for, 56 against, 0 abstained, 8 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-23536

Business Support

Date lodged: Monday, November 30, 2020

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Result 96 for, 23 against, 1 abstained, 9 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motions

Motions made by Johann Lamont in Parliament

Find out what motions Johann Lamont has submitted recently.

Motion ref. S5M-23498

Inquiry into Mental Health Support for Young People in Scotland

Current status: Has not yet achieved cross-party support

Motion ref. S5M-23361

Improving Youth Football in Scotland

Current status: Has not yet achieved cross-party support

Motion ref. S5M-20450

Bellahouston Road Runners 20th Anniversary

Current status: Has not yet achieved cross-party support

Motion ref. S5M-19445

St Andrew’s First Aid, Creating a Nation of Young Lifesavers

Current status: Has not yet achieved cross-party support

Motion ref. S5M-16487

New Report Calls for More Housing Co-ops in Scotland

Current status: Has not yet achieved cross-party support

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.

S5O-04839 - Unanswered

02 December 2020

Lamont, Johann: "To ask the Scottish Government how it will support the recovery of the tourism sector in Glasgow, in light of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic."

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S5W-33393 - Answered

19 November 2020

Lamont, Johann: "To ask the Scottish Government whether the Young Person's Guarantee could place a participant on a zero-hours contract."

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S5W-33391 - Answered

19 November 2020

Lamont, Johann: "To ask the Scottish Government how it will engage with (a) stakeholders, (b) participants and (c) youth organisations to promote the Young Person's Guarantee."

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S5W-33394 - Answered

19 November 2020

Lamont, Johann: "To ask the Scottish Government when the Young Person's Guarantee web portal will go live."

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S5W-33395 - Answered

19 November 2020

Lamont, Johann: "To ask the Scottish Government what (a) monthly, (b) quarterly and (c) yearly targets it has set to determine the success of the uptake of the Young Person's Guarantee."

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