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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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John Mason

Scottish National Party

MSP for Glasgow Shettleston (Constituency) 2011 - present day

About John Mason

Contact details

Contact online

Website: john-mason.org

Twitter: @johnmasonmsp

Facebook: John's facebook

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0141 550 4327
Text relay calls welcome.

Contact at their Constituency

Glasgow Shettleston Constituency Of
1335 Gallowgate
Glasgow
G31 4DN

Phone: 0141 550 4327
Text relay calls welcome.

Find out when the MSP's surgery times are on their website.

Committees

Cross-party groups

John is a member of 8 cross-party groups

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

Member

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

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Disability

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Freedom of Religion or Belief

Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Independent Convenience Stores

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Industrial Communities

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Rail

Co-Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Scottish Showmen's Guild

Member

Parliamentary and Government Roles

John does not have any parliamentary or government roles

Party Roles

John does not have any party roles

Previous roles

John has had 11 previous roles

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

08 June 2016 - 03 September 2019

Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee

Member

06 September 2018 - 03 September 2019

Economy Energy and Fair Work Committee

Deputy Convener

14 June 2016 - 06 September 2018

Economy Jobs and Fair Work Committee

Deputy Convener

08 June 2016 - 14 June 2016

Economy Jobs and Fair Work Committee

Member

25 October 2012 - 23 March 2016

Equal Opportunities Committee

Member

16 December 2014 - 23 March 2016

Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee

Deputy Convener

15 June 2011 - 23 March 2016

Finance Committee

Deputy Convener

27 November 2014 - 16 December 2014

Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee

Member

18 September 2012 - 25 October 2012

Standards Procedures and Public Appointments Committee

Member

09 June 2011 - 01 May 2012

Scotland Bill Committee

Member

01 June 2011 - 15 June 2011

Finance Committee

Member

Register of interests

John'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 John Mason. The date of their initial statement was 19 May 2016.

Remuneration and related undertaking

No registrable interests

Gifts

No registrable interests

Overseas visits

No registrable interests

Controlled transactions

No registrable interests

Heritable property

No registrable interests

Interest in shares

No registrable interests

Voluntary

I am a trustee of the Fare Share Trust.

I am a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland. [Amended interest 10 March 2017]

Recent Activity

What was said

What John Mason 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.

Advisory Board on Social Renewal (Remit)

John Mason made 2 Contributions to this discussion

Chamber - 25 June 2020

5. John Mason (Glasgow Shettleston) (SNP): "To ask the Scottish Government what the extent will be of the remit of the advisory board on social renewal. (S5O-04456)"

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Local Government Finance (Coronavirus) (Scotland) Amendment Order 2020 [Draft]

John Mason made 1 Contribution to this discussion

Chamber - 23 June 2020

John Mason (Glasgow Shettleston) (SNP): "Will the member give way?"

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Brexit

John Mason made 3 Contributions to this discussion

Finance and Constitution Committee - 19 June 2020

John Mason (Glasgow Shettleston) (SNP): "Over the years, Scotland has benefited greatly from European structural funds—by something like €900 million in the past five years. There has been talk of a UK shared prosperity fund to replace EU structural funds. Can you update us on that?"

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Racism and Slavery (School Education)

John Mason made 2 Contributions to this discussion

Chamber - 18 June 2020

4. John Mason (Glasgow Shettleston) (SNP): "To ask the Scottish Government, in light of the Black Lives Matter campaign, how dealing with racism and Scotland’s links with slavery are taught in schools. (S5O-04431)"

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Job Retention Scheme

John Mason made 1 Contribution to this discussion

Chamber - 17 June 2020

John Mason (Glasgow Shettleston) (SNP): "Has the First Minister had any discussions with the United Kingdom Government about extending the job retention scheme?"

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Written questions

Written questions John Mason 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-04456 - Unanswered

17 June 2020

Mason, John: "To ask the Scottish Government what the extent will be of the remit of the Advisory Board on Social Renewal."

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S5W-29604 - Answered

03 June 2020

Mason, John: "To ask the Scottish Government, in light of reports from England that a woman took abortion pills at 28 weeks gestation, what assurances it can give that such practice is not possible in Scotland, as these pills can be posted out without a physical consultation with a medical professional."

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S5O-04431 - Unanswered

10 June 2020

Mason, John: "To ask the Scottish Government, in light of the Black Lives Matter campaign, how dealing with racism and Scotland's links with slavery are taught in schools."

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S5O-04405 - Unanswered

03 June 2020

Mason, John: "To ask the Scottish Government how the Hate Crime and Public Order (Scotland) Bill could impact on sectarianism, in light of this not being specifically mentioned in it as a characteristic that might attract expressions of hatred."

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S5O-04354 - Answered

20 May 2020

Mason, John: "To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking in response to research by GambleAware, which suggests that 46% of people with a gambling problem are not accessing treatment and support."

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