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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Ken Macintosh

No Party Affiliation

MSP for West Scotland (Region) 2016 - present day

Scottish Labour

Former MSP for West Scotland (Region) 2016 - 2016

Former MSP for Eastwood (Constituency) 1999 - 2016

About Ken Macintosh

Contact details

Contact online

Twitter: @KenMacintoshMSP

Facebook: Ken's facebook

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 5896
Text relay calls welcome.

Contact at their Constituency

1 Spiersbridge Way
Thornliebank
Glasgow
G46 8NG

Phone: 0141 620 6310
Text relay calls welcome.

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

Committees

Ken is not a member of any committees

Cross-party groups

Ken is not a member of any cross-party groups

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Ken has 5 parliamentary and government roles

Conveners Group

Convener

Parliamentary Bureau

Convener

Presiding Officer's Advisory Group

Chair

Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body

Convener

Presiding Officer

Scottish Parliament

Party Roles

Ken does not have any party roles

Previous roles

Ken has had 34 previous roles

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

16 December 2014 - 23 March 2016

Party Spokesperson on Communities

Scottish Labour

16 December 2014 - 19 August 2015

Party Spokesperson on Older Peoples Issues

Scottish Labour

03 September 2013 - 08 January 2015

Welfare Reform Committee

Member

03 September 2013 - 08 January 2015

Public Audit Committee

Member

19 December 2011 - 28 June 2013

Party Spokesperson on Employment

Scottish Labour

19 December 2011 - 28 June 2013

Party Spokesperson on Finance

Scottish Labour

19 December 2011 - 28 June 2013

Party Spokesperson on Sustainable Growth

Scottish Labour

31 May 2011 - 19 December 2011

Party Spokesperson on Education and Young People

Scottish Labour

31 May 2011 - 19 December 2011

Party Spokesperson on Lifelong Learning

Scottish Labour

20 May 2011 - 31 May 2011

Party Spokesperson on Europe and External Relations

Scottish Labour

20 May 2011 - 31 May 2011

Party Spokesperson on Culture

Scottish Labour

13 June 2007 - 22 March 2011

Education Lifelong Learning and Culture Committee

Member

02 October 2008 - 22 March 2011

European and External Relations Committee

Substitute Member

17 September 2007 - 22 March 2011

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Schools

Scottish Labour

18 May 2007 - 17 September 2007

Party Spokesperson on Education and Young People

Scottish Labour

19 February 2007 - 02 April 2007

Parliamentary Liaison Officer to the First Minister

Scottish Government

30 June 2005 - 02 April 2007

Health Committee

Substitute Member

28 November 2006 - 02 April 2007

Subordinate Legislation Committee

Deputy Convener

04 June 2003 - 02 April 2007

Education Committee

Member

06 September 2005 - 02 April 2007

Art Advisory Group

Member

30 June 2005 - 28 November 2006

Subordinate Legislation Committee

Member

18 March 2005 - 02 June 2005

Standards and Public Appointments Committee

Deputy Convener

10 June 2003 - 18 March 2005

Standards Committee

Deputy Convener

04 June 2003 - 10 June 2003

Standards Committee

Member

08 January 2001 - 31 March 2003

Enterprise and Lifelong Learning Committee

Member

23 January 2001 - 31 March 2003

Procedures Committee

Deputy Convener

26 February 2002 - 31 March 2003

Parliamentary Liaison Officer to the Minister for Education and Young People

Scottish Government

08 January 2001 - 31 March 2003

Standards Committee

Member

16 April 2002 - 27 June 2002

Scottish Parliamentary Standards Commissioner Bill Committee

Deputy Convener

07 March 2002 - 16 April 2002

Scottish Parliamentary Standards Commissioner Bill Committee

Member

08 January 2001 - 23 January 2001

Procedures Committee

Member

14 September 2000 - 07 January 2001

Subordinate Legislation Committee

Member

17 June 1999 - 07 January 2001

Education Culture and Sport Committee

Member

17 June 1999 - 07 January 2001

Finance Committee

Member

Register of interests

Ken'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 Ken Macintosh. The date of their initial statement was 08 June 2016.

Remuneration and related undertaking

No registrable interests

Gifts

No registrable interests

Overseas visits

No registrable interests

Controlled transactions

No registrable interests

Heritable property

I have a quarter share of a house on Skye with an estimated overall value of between £150,001 and £200,000, which I acquired on 11 October 2012. I derive no income from this property.

Interest in shares

No registrable interests

Voluntary

No registrable interests

Recent Activity

What was said

What Ken Macintosh 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: 27 January 2021

Committee of the Whole Parliament

The Convener (Ken Macintosh): "As I open this meeting, we are sitting as a Committee of the Whole Parliament to consider stage 2 proceedings of the Pre-release Access to Official Statistics (Scotland) Bill…

Chamber meeting date: 27 January 2021

Business Motions

The Presiding Officer (Ken Macintosh): "The next item of business is consideration of business motion S5M-23969, in the name of Graeme Dey, on behalf of the Parliamentary Bureau, setting out a business programme…

Chamber meeting date: 27 January 2021

Pre-release Access to Official Statistics (Scotland) Bill: Stage 2

The Convener (Ken Macintosh): "No amendments have been lodged, so the only requirement is to consider and dispose of the five sections of the bill and the long title. I invite any members who have questions on the procedure to be followed to raise them now before we proceed…

Chamber meeting date: 27 January 2021

Scottish Parliamentary Standards (Sexual Harassment and Complaints Process) Bill: Stage 2

The Convener (Ken Macintosh): "We are again sitting as a Committee of the Whole Parliament for the next item of business, which is stage 2 consideration of the Scottish Parliamentary Standards (Sexual Harassment and Complaints Process) Bill…

Chamber meeting date: 27 January 2021

Parliamentary Bureau Motions

The Presiding Officer (Ken Macintosh): "The next item of business is consideration of five Parliamentary Bureau motions…

Votes

How Ken Macintosh has voted in Parliament

Find out how Ken Macintosh has voted recently.

Motion ref. S5M-23958

Prioritising COVID-19 Vaccination and Economic Recovery

Submitted by: Donald Cameron, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Monday, January 25, 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, January 27, 2021

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

MSP not voted

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-23958.3

Prioritising COVID-19 Vaccination and Economic Recovery

Submitted by: Michael Russell, Argyll and Bute, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Supported by: Graeme Dey, Jeane Freeman, Jenny Gilruth, Mairi Gougeon
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, January 27, 2021

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

MSP not voted

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-23803

Post-mortem Examinations (Defence Time Limit) (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: Gil Paterson, Clydebank and Milngavie, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Wednesday, December 23, 2020

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Result 26 for, 90 against, 1 abstained, 12 no vote

MSP not voted

Vote Defeated

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 not voted

Vote Defeated

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 not voted

Vote Passed

Motions

Motions made by Ken Macintosh in Parliament

Find out what motions Ken Macintosh has submitted recently.

Written questions

Written questions Ken Macintosh 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. S4O-05564

Asked by: Macintosh, Ken, Eastwood, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17 February 2016

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it has made an assessment of the environmental impact of cutting business rates relief for the renewables industry."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S4O-05278

Asked by: Macintosh, Ken, Eastwood, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 13 January 2016

"To ask the Scottish Government what support it will provide to local museums and galleries following a reduction in the culture budget for 2016-17."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S4O-04897

Asked by: Macintosh, Ken, Eastwood, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 25 November 2015

"To ask the Scottish Government how the reduction in its overall funding over the last seven years compares with that for local government."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S4O-04614

Asked by: Macintosh, Ken, Eastwood, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16 September 2015

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it is experiencing difficulties in recruiting for the four-year GP training programme."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S4O-04554

Asked by: Macintosh, Ken, Eastwood, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 2 September 2015

"To ask the Scottish Government whether the Cabinet Secretary for Finance, Constitution and Economy will provide an update on what the cost will be of the recent ruling by the Office for National Statistics regarding the use of private finance for public projects."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S4O-04375

Asked by: Macintosh, Ken, Eastwood, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20 May 2015

"To ask the Scottish Government what the Cabinet Secretary for Finance, Constitution and Economy's position is on reclassifying Scottish Futures Trust debt as public borrowing and how much he expects the total to be."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S4O-04289

Asked by: Macintosh, Ken, Eastwood, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 29 April 2015

"To ask the Scottish Government when it last met Creative Scotland."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S4O-04260

Asked by: Macintosh, Ken, Eastwood, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 22 April 2015

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it has confidence in the transport, parking and access arrangements for the new South Glasgow Hospitals site."

Answered by: Shona Robison on 29 April 2015

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