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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Neil Bibby

Scottish Labour

MSP for West Scotland (Region) 2011 - present day

About Neil Bibby

Contact details

Contact online

Website: NeilBibby.com

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 6385
Text relay calls welcome.

Contact at their Constituency

3A Mirren Chambers
41 Gauze Street
Paisley
PA1 1EX

Phone: 0141 889 0457
Text relay calls welcome.

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

Committees

Cross-party groups

Neil is a member of 13 cross-party groups

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

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on China

Member

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

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Deafness

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Fair Trade

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Future of Football in Scotland

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Govanhill

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Industrial Communities

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Rail

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Scottish Horseracing and Bloodstock Industries

Deputy Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Tackling Islamophobia

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Towns and Town Centres

Deputy Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Visual Impairment

Deputy Convener

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Neil does not have any parliamentary or government roles

Party Roles

Neil does not have any party roles

Previous roles

Neil has had 14 previous roles

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

29 September 2016 - 01 May 2020

Finance and Constitution Committee

Member

28 June 2016 - 23 April 2019

Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee

Substitute Member

25 May 2016 - 19 December 2017

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Transport

Scottish Labour

25 May 2016 - 19 December 2017

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Town Centres

Scottish Labour

08 June 2016 - 29 September 2016

Finance Committee

Member

16 December 2014 - 23 March 2016

Chief Whip

Scottish Labour

08 January 2015 - 23 March 2016

Welfare Reform Committee

Substitute Member

10 September 2013 - 08 January 2015

Education and Culture Committee

Deputy Convener

10 July 2013 - 16 December 2014

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Education and Young People

Scottish Labour

19 December 2013 - 27 February 2014

European and External Relations Committee

Substitute Member

22 December 2011 - 10 September 2013

Education and Culture Committee

Member

23 June 2011 - 03 September 2013

Public Audit Committee

Substitute Member

20 December 2011 - 10 July 2013

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Children

Scottish Labour

01 June 2011 - 21 December 2011

Public Petitions Committee

Member

Register of interests

Neil'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 Neil Bibby. The date of their initial statement was 01 June 2016.

Remuneration and related undertaking

No registrable interests

Gifts

On 1 February 2018 I received 150 bottles of beer from Tennent Caledonian Breweries Wholesale Limited (a manufacturer, marketer and distributor of branded alcoholic drinks of 10 Compton Way, North Newmoor Industrial Estate, Irvine, KA11 4HU). The bottles of beer were used to promote my proposed Tied Pubs (Code and Adjudicator) (Scotland) Bill. I estimate the value of this in kind support for the beer bottles and labels to be approximately £450. [Registered 21 February 2018, Amended interest 26 March 2018]

On 17 February 2017 I launched the consultation on my proposed Tied Pubs (Code and Adjudicator) (Scotland) Bill. Since then I have received in kind support and expect to receive further in kind support from the GMB Scotland (a Trade Union, of Fountain House, 1/3 Woodside Crescent, Glasgow, G3 7JU) and Tennent Caledonian Breweries Wholesale Limited (a manufacturer, marketer and distributor of branded alcoholic drinks of 10 Compton Way, North Newmoor Industrial Estate, Irvine, KA11 4HU). The value of in kind support received from GMB Scotland is estimated to be just over £300. In addition I have received in kind support from Tennent Caledonian Breweries Wholesale Limited for design work, creation of a website and general media support. The value of the in kind support from Tennent Caledonian Breweries Wholesale Limited is estimated to cost around £5,000. I established that the donation was from a permissible donor and accepted it on 17 February 2017. [Registered 17 March 2017, Amended interest 13 April 2017, Amended interest 16 March 2018, Amended interest 26 March 2018]

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 member of the Scottish Co-operative Party.

I am a member of Unite the Union. [Registered 17 March 2017]

The Scottish Licensed Trade Association (SLTA) and the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA), provided in kind support for events aimed at promoting my proposed Tied Pubs (Code and Adjudicator) (Scotland) Bill. The value of this support is estimated to be less than £300. [Registered 17 March 2017]

I am a member of GMB Scotland. [Registered 17 March 2017]

Recent Activity

What was said

What Neil Bibby 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

Neil Bibby made 1 Contribution to this discussion

Chamber - 15 October 2020

Neil Bibby (West Scotland) (Lab): "Scotland’s pubs are being hit hard by the restrictions, but many of them were getting an unfair deal before Covid…

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“The 2018/19 audit of NHS Highland”

Neil Bibby made 6 Contributions to this discussion

Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee - 08 October 2020

Neil Bibby (West Scotland) (Lab): "I have a couple of questions on staffing. NHS Highland has had high medical locum costs over a number of years: £15.6 million in 2018-19; £14.9 million in 2017-18; and £14.7 million in 2016-17…

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United Kingdom Budget Delay

Neil Bibby made 1 Contribution to this discussion

Chamber - 06 October 2020

Neil Bibby (West Scotland) (Lab): "Covid has hit some communities harder than others. The west of Scotland has recorded some of Scotland’s highest Covid death rates, and two of our local authority areas have the highest unemployment rates in Scotland…

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Flu Vaccination (Renfrewshire)

Neil Bibby made 1 Contribution to this discussion

Chamber - 01 October 2020

Neil Bibby (West Scotland) (Lab): "We all want to maximise the uptake of the flu vaccine this year…

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“Highlands and Islands Enterprise: Management of Cairngorm mountain and funicular railway”

Neil Bibby made 3 Contributions to this discussion

Public Audit and Post-legislative Scrutiny Committee - 01 October 2020

Neil Bibby (West Scotland) (Lab): "I will follow up on Graham Simpson’s question about the funicular railway. It was mentioned that the cost could be up to £15 million, although I appreciate that you said that there is more work to be done on that…

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Votes

How Neil Bibby has voted in Parliament

Find out how Neil Bibby 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 Neil Bibby in Parliament

Find out what motions Neil Bibby has submitted recently.

Motion ref. S5M-21965

STUC Break the Race Ceiling Campaign

Current status: Has not yet achieved cross-party support

Motion ref. S5M-21362

#NoPubNoRent

Current status: Has not yet achieved cross-party support

Motion ref. S5M-22156

Lidl Greenock's Reported Safety Failures

Current status: Has not yet achieved cross-party support

Motion ref. S5M-21065

Make Scotland a Sporting Fairtrade Nation

Current status: Has not yet achieved cross-party support

Written questions

Written questions Neil Bibby 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-32181 - Answered

30 September 2020

Bibby, Neil: "To ask the Scottish Government whether it has a target for the level of flu vaccine uptake among over 65s, and what it is doing to promote uptake of the flu vaccine among this group."

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S5W-32352 - Unanswered

07 October 2020

Bibby, Neil: "To ask the Scottish Government, in the event that a COVID-19 vaccine becomes available, whether it will be offered to everyone in Scotland and, if not, what percentage of the population will be offered it, and what criteria will be used to determine who is offered it."

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S5W-32335 - Unanswered

06 October 2020

Bibby, Neil: "To ask the Scottish Government what ferry repair and maintenance contracts have been awarded by CalMac for the forthcoming winter period."

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S5W-31659 - Answered

08 September 2020

Bibby, Neil: "To ask the Scottish Government whether it will implement the accessible home testing kit trial recommendations suggested by the Department for Health and Social Care, including introducing steps that will make these more accessible for blind and partially-sighted people, such as assisted home testing and pre-registered…

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S5W-31660 - Answered

08 September 2020

Bibby, Neil: "To ask the Scottish Government what action it has taken to include (a) blind and partially-sighted and (b) other disabled people in testing the accessibility of the proximity tracing that app that it plans to launch."

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