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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

15 June 2011 - 23 March 2016

Finance Committee

Deputy Convener

25 October 2012 - 23 March 2016

Equal Opportunities Committee

Member

16 December 2014 - 23 March 2016

Delegated Powers and Law Reform 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.

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

John Mason made 1 Contribution to this discussion

Chamber - 17 September 2020

John Mason (Glasgow Shettleston) (SNP): "Does the First Minister agree that the increase in the number of coronavirus cases creates a real worry for the economy and jobs, and makes it all the more important that the coronavirus job retention scheme be extended by the United Kingdom Government? Would it be helpful if all members of the Scottish Parliament across the parties were to back…

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Sustainable Aviation beyond Covid-19

John Mason made 6 Contributions to this discussion

Chamber - 16 September 2020

John Mason (Glasgow Shettleston) (SNP): "I am very grateful to be able to take part in the debate. Aviation impacts hugely on the Scottish economy and has a major influence on all our major statistics, such as those on tourism and unemployment…

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United Kingdom Internal Market Bill

John Mason made 10 Contributions to this discussion

Finance and Constitution Committee - 16 September 2020

John Mason (Glasgow Shettleston) (SNP): "I want to pursue a bit more the matter of common frameworks and the bill. George Peretz made the point that if the common framework discussions were to come apart, negotiations would resort to the provisions in the bill…

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Glasgow Rocks Basketball Team

John Mason made 1 Contribution to this discussion

Chamber - 10 September 2020

John Mason (Glasgow Shettleston) (SNP): "The First Minister might be aware of Glasgow Rocks, which is Scotland’s leading basketball team and is based in my constituency…

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Internal Market

John Mason made 1 Contribution to this discussion

Chamber - 10 September 2020

John Mason (Glasgow Shettleston) (SNP): "Will the cabinet secretary explain something that I am a little puzzled about? I thought that we were working on common frameworks and that there was negotiation and possibly compromise between the four Governments…

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Votes

Motions

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-04490 - Unanswered

12 August 2020

Mason, John: "To ask the Scottish Government, in light of people having been discouraged from using public transport in recent months, how it plans to encourage the use of trains and buses once again."

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S5O-04470 - Unanswered

05 August 2020

Mason, John: "To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking to prevent the persecution of raptors."

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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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