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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Oliver Mundell

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for Dumfriesshire (Constituency) 2016 - present day

About Oliver Mundell

Contact details

Contact online

Twitter: @olivermundell

Facebook: Oliver's facebook

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 5631
Text relay calls welcome.

Contact at their Constituency

78 High Street
Lockerbie
DG11 2EU

Phone: 01576 203910
Text relay calls welcome.

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

Committees

Cross-party groups

Oliver is a member of 4 cross-party groups

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Dyslexia

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Learning Disability

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Mental Health

Co-Convener

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Oliver does not have any parliamentary or government roles

Party Roles

Oliver does not have any party roles

Previous roles

Oliver has had 15 previous roles

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

25 February 2020 - 23 December 2020

Culture Tourism Europe and External Affairs Committee

Member

20 August 2020 - 16 December 2020

Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee

Member

11 August 2020 - 19 November 2020

Party Spokesperson on Rural Economy

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

11 August 2020 - 19 November 2020

Party Spokesperson on Tourism

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

18 February 2020 - 11 August 2020

Deputy Party Spokesperson on External Affairs

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

18 February 2020 - 11 August 2020

Deputy Party Spokesperson on the Constitution

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

17 May 2018 - 25 February 2020

Equalities and Human Rights Committee

Member

10 September 2019 - 25 February 2020

Education and Skills Committee

Substitute Member

28 June 2017 - 18 February 2020

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Science

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

28 June 2017 - 18 February 2020

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Higher Education

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

29 June 2017 - 10 September 2019

Education and Skills Committee

Member

08 June 2016 - 29 June 2017

Justice Committee

Member

29 September 2016 - 29 June 2017

Finance and Constitution Committee

Substitute Member

26 May 2016 - 28 June 2017

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Community Safety

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

28 June 2016 - 29 September 2016

Finance Committee

Substitute Member

Register of interests

Oliver'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 Oliver Mundell. The date of their initial statement was 24 May 2016.

Remuneration and related undertaking

No registrable interests

Gifts

No registrable interests

Overseas visits

From 31 July to 5 August 2016 I was part of a fact finding political delegation to Israel and the West Bank for Scottish Conservative MSPs. The costs of the visit amounted to £2,000 and were met by Conservative Friends of Israel (of CFI Ltd, PO Box 72288, London, SW1P 9LB) [Registered 15 August 2016]

Controlled transactions

No registrable interests

Heritable property

No registrable interests

Interest in shares

No registrable interests

Voluntary

No registrable interests

Recent Activity

What was said

What Oliver Mundell 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: 21 January 2021

A75 Dualling (Progress)

2. Oliver Mundell (Dumfriesshire) (Con): "To ask the Scottish Government what progress has been made with dualling the A75. (S5O-04930)"

Education and Skills Committee meeting date: 20 January 2021

Additional Support for Learning Review

Oliver Mundell (Dumfriesshire) (Con): "The witnesses have mentioned the impact of pupil equity funding on support for ASN. Do they have any views on the situation in smaller schools…

Chamber meeting date: 13 January 2021

Covid-19 Education Update

Oliver Mundell (Dumfriesshire) (Con): "Is it acceptable that some parents in my constituency are reporting that their children are being offered no live element of home learning? What is the cabinet secretary doing to make sure that there is consistency across the country?"

Chamber meeting date: 13 January 2021

Ministerial Code Investigation

Oliver Mundell (Dumfriesshire) (Con): "If the First Minister has nothing to hide, why will she not explicitly expand the ministerial code investigation to cover all the accusations that have been made against her…

Education and Skills Committee meeting date: 13 January 2021

Interests

Oliver Mundell (Dumfriesshire) (Con): "Thank you, convener. I am pleased to be rejoining the committee. I do not have any interests to declare."

Votes

How Oliver Mundell has voted in Parliament

Find out how Oliver Mundell has voted recently.

Motion ref. S5M-23903

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 100 for, 1 against, 21 abstained, 7 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-23910

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 118 for, 1 against, 2 abstained, 8 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

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 abstained

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-23894.1

Protecting Scotland’s Health and Care Workforce

Submitted by: Donald Cameron, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Supported by: Maurice Golden
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Result 56 for, 62 against, 5 abstained, 6 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S5M-23894.3

Protecting Scotland’s Health and Care Workforce

Submitted by: Jeane Freeman, Carrick, Cumnock and Doon Valley, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Supported by: Mairi Gougeon, Clare Haughey
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Result 64 for, 58 against, 0 abstained, 7 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motions

Written questions

Written questions Oliver Mundell 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. S5W-34471

Asked by: Mundell, Oliver, Dumfriesshire, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 11 January 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what role its agencies play in monitoring the quality of home learning provision in response to the COVID-19 pandemic."

Answered by: John Swinney on 22 January 2021

Question ref. S5W-34723

Asked by: Mundell, Oliver, Dumfriesshire, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21 January 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what support is available to podiatrists who are experiencing disruption to their businesses due to COVID-19."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5W-34719

Asked by: Mundell, Oliver, Dumfriesshire, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21 January 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how many of the recently announced new civilian roles in Police Scotland will be based in Dumfries and Galloway."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5W-34474

Asked by: Mundell, Oliver, Dumfriesshire, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 11 January 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how its proposed short-term let regulations in response to the COVID-19 pandemic will impact on bed and breakfast businesses, and what consultation there has been with the sector."

Answered by: Kevin Stewart on 20 January 2021

Question ref. S5W-34672

Asked by: Mundell, Oliver, Dumfriesshire, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19 January 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether specific support has been made available to driving instructors during the COVID-19 pandemic and, if not, for what reason."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5W-34680

Asked by: Mundell, Oliver, Dumfriesshire, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19 January 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S5W-32931 by Shirley-Anne Somerville on 3 November 2020, whether it will provide an update on progress with bringing the Civil Partnership (Scotland) Act 2020 fully into force."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5W-34469

Asked by: Mundell, Oliver, Dumfriesshire, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 11 January 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what recent discussions it has had with Dumfries and Galloway Council regarding the date for the roll-out of the Dumfries and Galloway Virtual School."

Answered by: John Swinney on 19 January 2021

Question ref. S5W-34630

Asked by: Mundell, Oliver, Dumfriesshire, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18 January 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how many NHS staff have been vaccinated against COVID-19, broken down by NHS board."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5W-34631

Asked by: Mundell, Oliver, Dumfriesshire, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18 January 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what support is available to young mothers on maternity leave during the COVID-19 pandemic who are not (a) entitled to access paid childcare and (b) part of an extended household."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5W-34633

Asked by: Mundell, Oliver, Dumfriesshire, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18 January 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government when funds will be released to enable the Cunninghame Housing Association in Dumfries and Galloway and other groups building housing for responsible social landlords to pay their contractors for COVID-19-related delays."

Awaiting answer

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