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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Monica Lennon

Scottish Labour

MSP for Central Scotland (Region) 2016 - present day

About Monica Lennon

Contact details

Contact online

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 6484
Text relay calls welcome.

Committees

Monica is a member of 3 committees

COVID-19 Committee

Deputy Convener

Health and Sport Committee

Substitute Member

Social Security Committee

Substitute Member

Cross-party groups

Monica is a member of 12 cross-party groups

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Adult Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Carers

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Chronic Pain

Co-Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Colleges and Universities

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Construction

Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Co-Operatives

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Drug and Alcohol Misuse

Co-Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Mental Health

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Sexual Health and Blood Borne Viruses

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Tackling Islamophobia

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on USA

Member

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

Convener

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Monica does not have any parliamentary or government roles

Party Roles

Monica has 2 party roles

Party Spokesperson on Health

Scottish Labour

Party Spokesperson on Sport

Scottish Labour

Previous roles

Monica has had 12 previous roles

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

21 April 2020 - 24 April 2020

COVID19 Committee

Member

31 October 2019 - 15 November 2019

Solicitors in the Supreme Courts of Scotland Amendment Bill Committee

Member

10 January 2018 - 14 November 2018

Local Government and Communities Committee

Deputy Convener

19 December 2017 - 04 October 2018

Party Spokesperson on Social Security

Scottish Labour

19 December 2017 - 04 October 2018

Party Spokesperson on Equalities

Scottish Labour

19 December 2017 - 04 October 2018

Party Spokesperson on Communities

Scottish Labour

09 January 2018 - 10 January 2018

Local Government and Communities Committee

Member

29 September 2016 - 10 January 2018

Public Audit and Postlegislative Scrutiny Committee

Member

08 September 2016 - 09 January 2018

Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee

Member

25 May 2016 - 19 December 2017

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Equal Opportunities

Scottish Labour

08 June 2016 - 29 September 2016

Public Audit Committee

Member

28 June 2016 - 08 September 2016

Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee

Substitute Member

Register of interests

Monica'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 Monica Lennon. The date of their initial statement was 01 June 2016.

Remuneration and related undertaking

Until 4 May 2017 I was a local authority Councillor for South Lanarkshire Council (of Almada Street, Hamilton, ML3 0AA.) I spent in the region of 20 hours of work per week on this role. I received a salary and use of a mobile phone and tablet. I estimate the total combined value of this remuneration was between £15,001 and £20,000 per annum. As of 11 May 2016 I ceased to draw any salary for this position. [Registered 04 July 2017]

Gifts

No registrable interests

Overseas visits

No registrable interests

Controlled transactions

No registrable interests

Heritable property

I owned a 50% share in a house in Blantyre (which I inherited) with a market value of between £50,001 and £100,000. The property was sold on 27 May 2016.

Interest in shares

No registrable interests

Voluntary

I am a member of GMB Trade Union.

I am a member of the Co-operative Party.

I am a Member of Unite the Union. [Registered 17 January 2019]

I was a member of Community the Union. [Amended interest 29 January 2020, Ceased interest 29 January 2020]

I am a Patron of Disability Equality Scotland. [Registered 28 January 2020]

I am a member of the Royal Town Planning Institute.

Recent Activity

What was said

What Monica Lennon 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.

Written questions

Written questions Monica Lennon 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.

S5W-28292 - Answered

09 April 2020

Lennon, Monica: "To ask the Scottish Government how many contact tracers there were in each NHS board at the point of transition from the containment to the delay phase for COVID-19, and how many there are currently."

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S5W-29908 - Answered

15 June 2020

Lennon, Monica: "To ask the Scottish Government, in light of the COVID-19 crisis, what learning and school resources will be available for children and young school pupils during summer 2020."

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S5W-29919 - Answered

15 June 2020

Lennon, Monica: "To ask the Scottish Government for what reason its COVID-19 pandemic response is not modelled on a strategy of elimination."

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S5W-29901 - Answered

15 June 2020

Lennon, Monica: "To ask the Scottish Government what assessment it has made of the potential for some or all pupils to repeat a school year because of the COVID-19 crisis, and whether this course of action has been ruled out."

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S5W-29905 - Answered

15 June 2020

Lennon, Monica: "To ask the Scottish Government how many additional (a) teachers and (b) other staff will be required in (i) 2020-21 and (ii) 2021-22 because of the impact of the COVID-19 crisis, broken down by local authority."

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