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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Maurice Corry

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for West Scotland (Region) 2016 - present day

About Maurice Corry

Contact details

Contact online

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 6155
Text relay calls welcome.

Contact at their Constituency

Suite 4
Kirkhouse
Kirkroad
Bearsden
G61 3RG

Phone: 0141 942 4942
Text relay calls welcome.

Committees

Maurice is a member of 2 committees

Cross-party groups

Maurice is a member of 7 cross-party groups

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Accident Prevention and Safety Awareness

Deputy Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Armed Forces and Veterans Community

Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Aviation

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Beer and Pubs

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Dyslexia

Member

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

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Women's Justice

Member

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Maurice does not have any parliamentary or government roles

Party Roles

Maurice has 1 party role

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Veterans

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Previous roles

Maurice has had 7 previous roles

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

06 September 2018 - 20 August 2020

Justice Committee

Substitute Member

26 May 2016 - 18 February 2020

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Veterans

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

28 June 2017 - 18 February 2020

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Community Safety

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

29 June 2017 - 10 September 2019

Public Petitions Committee

Substitute Member

12 September 2018 - 25 April 2019

Hutchesons Hospital Transfer and Dissolution Scotland Bill Committee

Member

29 June 2017 - 06 September 2018

Justice Committee

Member

08 June 2016 - 29 June 2017

Public Petitions Committee

Member

Register of interests

Maurice'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 Maurice Corry. The date of their initial statement was 07 June 2016.

Remuneration and related undertaking

Until 4 May 2017, when I stood down, I was a local authority senior councillor for Argyll and Bute Council (of Kilmory, Lochgilphead, Argyll, PA31 8RT). I worked 6-8 days per month and received remuneration between £20,001 and £25,000 per annum. [Amended interest 02 June 2017]

Until 31 July 2016 I was a self-employed Business Development Representative for Automotive Management Services (of Jumeirah Lake Towers, Saba Tower 1, Office 3401, Cluster E, P.O. Box 214355 Dubai, UAE). I worked one day per month and received remuneration between £1,001 and £2,000 per annum. [Amended interest 02 June 2017]

Gifts

No registrable interests

Overseas visits

From 12 August to 17 August 2018 I participated in a visit, by the Cross-Party Group Building Bridges with Israel, to Israel and the Palestinian Territories. During the course of the visit the CPG travelled extensively across Israel and in addition visited the Occupied Palestinian Territories. I met with many organisations and individuals to hear and discuss issues of concern and areas for possible future engagement. The costs of my visit were met by the Embassy of Israel in the United Kingdom (MFA) (of 2 Palace Green, Kensington, London W8 4QB) and in respect of my travel, accommodation and hospitality are estimated to be of the value of £2,200. [Registered 23 August 2018]

Controlled transactions

No registrable interests

Heritable property

No registrable interests

Interest in shares

No registrable interests

Voluntary

I am a Board Member of Centre 81 Community and Youth Centre, Garelochhead, Argyll & Bute. This is an unremunerated role.

I am a member of the Southern Regional Committee of the Highland Reserve Forces and Cadets Association. This is an unremunerated role. [Registered 02 June 2017]

I am an ordinary member of the National Trust for Scotland. [Registered 06 September 2017]

Since 5 May 2017 I have been a member of the Glasgow Airport Consultative Committee as a passenger representative. This is an unremunerated role. [Registered 06 September 2017]

[Ceased interest removed from entry: 04 June 2018]

Recent Activity

What was said

What Maurice Corry 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.

COVID-19 Committee meeting date: 14 January 2021

Health Protection (Coronavirus) (Restrictions and Requirements) (Local Levels) (Scotland) Amendment (No 11) Regulations 2021 (SSI 2021/3)

Maurice Corry (West Scotland) (Con): "On that point about military staff, for those who do not know, from my experience and as Jason Leitch said, the majority of our medical staff—reservists and regulars, but particularly reservists, who form the core of Army medical services—serve from within the NHS. That is done because it keeps their experience up to date with modern teaching and…

Public Petitions Committee meeting date: 13 January 2021

A77 (Upgrade) (PE1657)

Maurice Corry: "I fully agree with everything that David Torrance said, and I support the proposed action."

Public Petitions Committee meeting date: 13 January 2021

Mental Health Treatment (Consent) (PE1627)

Maurice Corry: "As the convener knows, I was very fortunate to attend several of the field visits that we had, and I was struck by the work that was going on. There are lots of examples in which there have, sadly, been great tragedies…

Public Petitions Committee meeting date: 13 January 2021

Housing Legislation (Review) (PE1756)

Maurice Corry: "I agree with my colleagues that we should close the petition under rule 15.7 of standing orders."

Public Petitions Committee meeting date: 13 January 2021

Stocking of Salmon Rivers (Consultation) (PE1782)

Maurice Corry: "I agree with what my colleagues have said and I have nothing further to add. We should close the petition under rule 15.7 of standing orders."

Votes

How Maurice Corry has voted in Parliament

Find out how Maurice Corry has voted recently.

Motion ref. S5M-23815.2

Trade and Co-operation Agreement between the United Kingdom and the European Union

Submitted by: Ruth Davidson, Edinburgh Central, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Wednesday, December 30, 2020

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

Result 30 for, 94 against, 0 abstained, 5 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S5M-23815

Trade and Co-operation Agreement between the United Kingdom and the European Union

Submitted by: Nicola Sturgeon, Glasgow Southside, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, December 29, 2020

Supported by: Michael Russell
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, December 30, 2020

Result 92 for, 30 against, 1 abstained, 6 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-23815.3

Trade and Co-operation Agreement between the United Kingdom and the European Union

Submitted by: Richard Leonard, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Wednesday, December 30, 2020

Supported by: Anas Sarwar
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, December 30, 2020

Result 94 for, 30 against, 0 abstained, 5 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-23768

Scottish General Election (Coronavirus) Bill

Submitted by: Graeme Dey, Angus South, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Monday, December 21, 2020

Supported by: Jenny Gilruth, Michael Russell
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, December 23, 2020

Result 117 for, 0 against, 0 abstained, 12 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5 SP Bill 77 Amendment 1

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, December 22, 2020

Result 33 for, 86 against, 0 abstained, 10 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motions

Written questions

Written questions Maurice Corry 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. S5O-04850

Asked by: Corry, Maurice, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 9 December 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government how it is responding to the issue of offenders having no home to return to when they are released from prison."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5O-04696

Asked by: Corry, Maurice, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21 October 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government what it is doing to support businesses adapting to new ways of working as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5O-04646

Asked by: Corry, Maurice, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 23 September 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government how much funding it is allocating to support businesses in the west of Scotland to sustain the local economy as increased restrictions are implemented."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5O-04630

Asked by: Corry, Maurice, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16 September 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government, in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, how it is working with local authorities and third sector organisations to help protect vulnerable people."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5O-04331

Asked by: Corry, Maurice, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18 March 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government what discussions it has had with supermarkets regarding any support they may require to ensure there is an adequate food supply during the current pandemic."

Answered by: Fergus Ewing on 26 March 2020

Question ref. S5W-27692

Asked by: Corry, Maurice, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 2 March 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government what the average cost is of an initial appointment for the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)."

Answered by: Clare Haughey on 24 March 2020

Question ref. S5O-04222

Asked by: Corry, Maurice, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 26 February 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government what discussions it has had with NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde to secure and develop services at the Vale of Leven Hospital, in light of the announcement that its out-of-hours unit is to temporarily close at evenings and weekends."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5O-04036

Asked by: Corry, Maurice, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 15 January 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government what steps it is taking to address the reported rise in disruptive incidents caused by pupils in schools, and the impact that this has on teaching staff."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5O-03991

Asked by: Corry, Maurice, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 8 January 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government what steps it is taking to ensure that planned developments in fish farming consider any risks they may pose to the marine environment, such as natural fish migration routes."

Answered by: Fergus Ewing on 15 January 2020

Question ref. S5O-03969

Asked by: Corry, Maurice, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18 December 2019

"To ask the Scottish Government what action it will take to maximise the Crown Estate's coastal assets, including enhancing the opportunities for marine sport and tourism activities."

Awaiting answer

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