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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 Autism

Member

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 13 previous roles

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

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

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 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.

UEFA European Championship (Trading and Advertising) (Scotland) Regulations 2020 [Draft]

Oliver Mundell made 2 Contributions to this discussion

Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Affairs Committee - 26 November 2020

Oliver Mundell (Dumfriesshire) (Con): "My first question is similar to the convener’s. Will you be looking to have more fan zones in order to space people out? Secondly, did you consider changing the wording of the regulations in case the situation changes again…

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Future Relationship between the European Union and the United Kingdom Government

Oliver Mundell made 9 Contributions to this discussion

Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Affairs Committee - 19 November 2020

Oliver Mundell (Dumfriesshire) (Con): "Good morning, cabinet secretary. I just want to check that I heard you correctly earlier in the evidence session. I think that you said that you will support any and every action that diminishes the impact on business…

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Salmon Farming Inquiry (Update)

Oliver Mundell made 4 Contributions to this discussion

Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee - 18 November 2020

Oliver Mundell (Dumfriesshire) (Con): "From listening to the first evidence session, I think that it is fair to say that it does not feel from this side of the table that an awful lot of progress has been made since the report was published…

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Rural Payments Strategy 2020-21

Oliver Mundell made 1 Contribution to this discussion

Chamber - 12 November 2020

Oliver Mundell (Dumfriesshire) (Con): "In jest, I might have said that the cabinet secretary’s lectern had collapsed under a weighty statement, but it was not quite that; it was a lot of things that we have heard before…

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Covid-19 Restrictions (Tourism Sector Input)

Oliver Mundell made 1 Contribution to this discussion

Chamber - 12 November 2020

Oliver Mundell (Dumfriesshire) (Con): "With travel and other necessary restrictions in place, does the cabinet secretary recognise that the distinction between open and closed is meaningless for many accommodation businesses that are closed in all but name and cannot be viable at this time?"

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Votes

How Oliver Mundell has voted in Parliament

Find out how Oliver Mundell 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 not voted

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 not voted

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 not voted

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 voted for

Vote Passed

Motions

Motions made by Oliver Mundell in Parliament

Find out what motions Oliver Mundell has submitted recently.

Motion ref. S5M-23395

Graduations at Dumfries and Galloway College

Current status: Has not yet achieved cross-party support

Motion ref. S5M-23134

Scottish Government Legal Advice

Current status: Has not yet achieved cross-party support

Motion ref. S5M-22956

Helping It Happen Awards Recognise Lockdown Local Champions

Current status: Has not yet achieved cross-party support

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.

S5W-33530 - Unanswered

25 November 2020

Mundell, Oliver: "To ask the Scottish Government whether self-catering premises in local authority areas subject to Level (a) 1, (b) 2 and (c) 3 restrictions, whose businesses are directly affected by the impact of travel restrictions, are eligible to receive a COVID-19 business restrictions grant."

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S5O-04811 - Unanswered

25 November 2020

Mundell, Oliver: "To ask the Scottish Government what further support will be made available to help services respond to the needs of older people, in light of the COVID-19 restrictions."

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S5W-33480 - Unanswered

23 November 2020

Mundell, Oliver: "To ask the Scottish Government what support it is making available to ice rinks, in light of the ongoing COVID-19 restrictions."

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S5W-32996 - Answered

03 November 2020

Mundell, Oliver: "To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on its plans to routinely test home carers."

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S5W-33186 - Unanswered

11 November 2020

Mundell, Oliver: "To ask the Scottish Government what support it is making available to larger self-catering units that are unable to trade viably as a result of ongoing COVID-19 restrictions."

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