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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Linda Fabiani

Scottish National Party

MSP for East Kilbride (Constituency) 2011 - present day

Former MSP for Central Scotland (Region) 1999 - 2011

About Linda Fabiani

Contact details

Contact online

Twitter: @LindaFabianiSNP

Facebook: Linda's facebook

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

Phone: 01355 232800
Text relay calls welcome.

Contact at their Constituency

1/3 Strathmore House
East Kilbride
G74 1LF

Phone: 01355 232800
Text relay calls welcome.

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

Committees

Cross-party groups

Linda is a member of 4 cross-party groups

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Architecture and the Built Environment

Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Consumer Protection for Home Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Malawi

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Tibet

Convener

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Linda has 1 parliamentary and government role

Deputy Presiding Officer

Scottish Parliament

Party Roles

Linda does not have any party roles

Previous roles

Linda has had 33 previous roles

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

06 February 2019 - 20 February 2019

Committee on the Scottish Government Handling of Harassment Complaints

Member

07 September 2016 - 29 September 2016

Equal Opportunities Committee

Substitute Member

25 May 2011 - 19 May 2016

Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body

Appointed Member

05 November 2015 - 23 March 2016

Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee

Substitute Member

29 October 2014 - 23 March 2016

Devolution Further Powers Committee

Member

27 November 2014 - 05 November 2015

Infrastructure and Capital Investment Committee

Substitute Member

18 September 2012 - 27 November 2014

Welfare Reform Committee

Member

23 October 2012 - 29 October 2014

Referendum Scotland Bill Committee

Member

23 February 2012 - 18 September 2012

Welfare Reform Committee

Substitute Member

21 June 2011 - 01 May 2012

Scotland Bill Committee

Convener

09 June 2011 - 21 June 2011

Scotland Bill Committee

Member

01 July 2009 - 22 March 2011

Scotlands Futures Forum

Director

26 February 2009 - 22 March 2011

Public Audit Committee

Substitute Member

12 February 2009 - 22 March 2011

Finance Committee

Member

17 May 2007 - 10 February 2009

Minister for Europe, External Affairs and Culture

Scottish Government

30 May 2003 - 02 April 2007

Parliamentary Bureau

Substitute Member

27 September 2005 - 02 April 2007

Conveners Group

Member

27 September 2005 - 02 April 2007

European and External Relations Committee

Convener

13 September 2004 - 02 April 2007

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Communities

Scottish National Party

30 September 2004 - 02 April 2007

Equal Opportunities Committee

Substitute Member

18 March 2005 - 02 April 2007

Standards and Public Appointments Committee

Member

06 September 2005 - 02 April 2007

Art Advisory Group

Member

15 September 2005 - 27 September 2005

European and External Relations Committee

Member

23 September 2004 - 14 September 2005

Communities Committee

Member

23 September 2004 - 18 March 2005

Standards Committee

Member

13 June 2000 - 06 October 2004

Holyrood Progress Group

Member

03 September 2003 - 29 September 2004

Procedures Committee

Substitute Member

04 June 2003 - 21 September 2004

Public Petitions Committee

Member

30 May 2003 - 13 September 2004

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Parliamentary Business

Scottish National Party

06 September 2001 - 31 March 2003

Social Justice Committee

Member

27 June 2001 - 31 March 2003

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Communities

Scottish National Party

02 November 2000 - 06 September 2001

Equal Opportunities Committee

Member

17 June 1999 - 01 November 2000

Transport and the Environment Committee

Member

Register of interests

Linda'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 Linda Fabiani. The date of their initial statement was 07 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

No registrable interests

Interest in shares

No registrable interests

Voluntary

I am a patron of the East Kilbride and District Crime Prevention Panel.

I am an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Institute of Architects in Scotland.

On 23 October 2017 I received 3 bottles of Barclays Extra Special Old Blended Scotch Whisky from Campbell Meyer in East Kilbride. The value of this gift was around £45, £15 per bottle. I intend to donate these to local charity events. [Registered 23 October 2017]

I am a patron of the Peru Support Group.

[Ceased interest removed from entry: 12 January 2018]

I am a patron of the Strathaven Fair Trade Group

Recent Activity

What was said

What Linda Fabiani 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.

Supply and Demand for Medicines

Linda Fabiani made 4 Contributions to this discussion

Chamber - 24 November 2020

The Deputy Presiding Officer (Linda Fabiani): "We move to the closing speeches; I hope that those who took part in the debate will shortly be back in the chamber. We have a wee bit of time to spare, so it is fine if members want to take interventions. 16:13"

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Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster (Discussions)

Linda Fabiani made 2 Contributions to this discussion

Chamber - 19 November 2020

8. Linda Fabiani (East Kilbride) (SNP): "To ask the Scottish Government when it last spoke with the office of the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster in relation to European Union/United Kingdom future relationship negotiations. (S5O-04776)"

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Covid Vaccine

Linda Fabiani made 5 Contributions to this discussion

Chamber - 19 November 2020

The Deputy Presiding Officer (Linda Fabiani): "The next item of business is a statement by Jeane Freeman on a Covid vaccine. The cabinet secretary will take questions at the end of her statement, so there should be no interventions or interruptions. 14:23"

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Youth Football

Linda Fabiani made 1 Contribution to this discussion

Chamber - 19 November 2020

The Deputy Presiding Officer (Linda Fabiani): "The next item of business is a Public Petitions Committee debate on motion S5M-23316, in the name of Johann Lamont, on improving youth football in Scotland. I ask those who wish to speak to press their request-to-speak buttons now…

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Union Connectivity Review

Linda Fabiani made 1 Contribution to this discussion

Chamber - 18 November 2020

The Deputy Presiding Officer: "I am sorry—I am a bit dithery this afternoon—but I should also have said that questions 1 and 2 have been grouped together."

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Votes

How Linda Fabiani has voted in Parliament

Find out how Linda Fabiani has voted recently.

Motion ref. S5M-22860.1

Recognising the Importance of Family Caregivers

Submitted by: Donald Cameron, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Result 27 for, 92 against, 0 abstained, 10 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S5M-22860.2

Recognising the Importance of Family Caregivers

Submitted by: Jeane Freeman, Carrick, Cumnock and Doon Valley, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Supported by: Joe FitzPatrick, Clare Haughey
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Result 92 for, 27 against, 0 abstained, 10 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-22860

Recognising the Importance of Family Caregivers

Submitted by: Monica Lennon, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Monday, September 28, 2020

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Result 90 for, 27 against, 0 abstained, 12 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-22845

The Social Security Administration and Tribunal Membership (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: Shirley-Anne Somerville, Dunfermline, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Monday, September 28, 2020

Supported by: Christina McKelvie
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, September 29, 2020

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

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-22803

Approval of SSI

Submitted by: Graeme Dey, Angus South, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Result 108 for, 6 against, 0 abstained, 15 no vote

MSP not voted

Vote Passed

Motions

Motions made by Linda Fabiani in Parliament

Find out what motions Linda Fabiani has submitted recently.

Motion ref. S5M-23175

East Kilbride’s Mystery Gardener

Current status: Has not yet achieved cross-party support

Motion ref. S5M-23173

South Lanarkshire College Student Association Working for Inclusion

Current status: Has not yet achieved cross-party support

Motion ref. S5M-22107

DfID, Keep East Kilbride's 600 Jobs and Expertise

Current status: Has not yet achieved cross-party support

Motion ref. S5M-21230

Forever Young, East Kilbride Repertory Theatre Club

Current status: Has not yet achieved cross-party support

Written questions

Written questions Linda Fabiani 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-04776 - Unanswered

11 November 2020

Fabiani, Linda: "To ask the Scottish Government when it last spoke with the office of the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster in relation to EU/UK future relationship negotiations."

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S5O-04731 - Unanswered

04 November 2020

Fabiani, Linda: "To ask the Scottish Government when it last spoke with the office of the Chancellor of the Exchequer."

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S5O-04639 - Unanswered

23 September 2020

Fabiani, Linda: "To ask the Scottish Government how it supports organisations helping older people through the COVID-19 pandemic."

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S5O-04587 - Unanswered

09 September 2020

Fabiani, Linda: "To ask the Scottish Government how it continues to monitor the issuing of non-harassment orders by sheriffs under the Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Act 2018."

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S5W-31666 - Answered

08 September 2020

Fabiani, Linda: "To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking to support childminders who have been unable to access financial support through current support schemes."

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