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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Shona Robison

Scottish National Party

MSP for Dundee City East (Constituency) 2011 - present day

Former MSP for Dundee East (Constituency) 2003 - 2011

Former MSP for North East Scotland (Region) 1999 - 2003

About Shona Robison

Contact details

Contact online

Website: shonarobison.org

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

Phone: 0131 348 6948
Text relay calls welcome.

Contact at their Constituency

The Fun Factory
15 Balunie Drive
Dundee
DD4 8PS

Phone: 01382 903219
Text relay calls welcome.

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

Committees

Cross-party groups

Shona is a member of 4 cross-party groups

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Human Trafficking

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Palestine

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on WASPI

Member

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

Member

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Shona does not have any parliamentary or government roles

Party Roles

Shona does not have any party roles

Previous roles

Shona has had 15 previous roles

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

21 April 2020 - 03 December 2020

COVID19 Committee

Member

18 May 2016 - 28 June 2018

Cabinet Secretary for Health and Sport

Scottish Government

21 November 2014 - 18 May 2016

Cabinet Secretary for Health, Wellbeing and Sport

Scottish Government

22 April 2014 - 21 November 2014

Cabinet Secretary for Commonwealth Games, Sport, Equalities and Pensioners' Rights

Scottish Government

25 May 2011 - 22 April 2014

Minister for Commonwealth Games and Sport

Scottish Government

10 February 2009 - 25 May 2011

Minister for Public Health and Sport

Scottish Government

17 May 2007 - 10 February 2009

Minister for Public Health

Scottish Government

04 June 2003 - 02 April 2007

Health Committee

Member

30 May 2003 - 02 April 2007

Party Spokesperson on Health

Scottish National Party

03 September 2003 - 30 September 2004

Communities Committee

Substitute Member

27 June 2001 - 31 March 2003

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Community Care

Scottish National Party

02 November 2000 - 31 March 2003

Health and Community Care Committee

Member

27 June 2001 - 31 March 2003

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Health

Scottish National Party

18 January 2000 - 01 November 2000

Equal Opportunities Committee

Deputy Convener

17 June 1999 - 18 January 2000

Equal Opportunities Committee

Member

Register of interests

Shona'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 Shona Robison. The date of their initial statement was 01 June 2016.

Remuneration and related undertaking

No registrable interests

Gifts

No registrable interests

Overseas visits

No registrable interests

Controlled transactions

No registrable interests

Heritable property

Until 25 October 2017 I shared ownership of a flat in Spain which had a market value of between £50,001 and £100,000 with a gross rental income of up to £5,000 per annum. [Amended interest 19 May 2020, Ceased interest 19 May 2020]

Interest in shares

No registrable interests

Voluntary

No registrable interests

Recent Activity

What was said

What Shona Robison 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.

Justice Sub-Committee on Policing meeting date: 18 January 2021

Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems and Body-worn Video Cameras

Shona Robison (Dundee City East) (SNP): "Good morning. What level of stakeholder engagement was there in drawing up the assessments? Were any significant concerns raised prior to acquisition of drones and body-worn video cameras? If so, what were they and how were they addressed?"

Chamber meeting date: 14 January 2021

Older People (Lockdown Restrictions)

Shona Robison (Dundee City East) (SNP): "Since the start of the pandemic, the Scottish Government has invested £350 million to help communities through the current public health crisis, which has allowed charities including the Food Train to help older people to access food…

Social Security Committee meeting date: 14 January 2021

“The 2019/20 audit of Social Security Scotland”

Shona Robison (Dundee City East) (SNP): "I add my comments to those of Keith Brown in welcoming Stephen Boyle. I will touch on paragraphs 45 to 48, which are about the impact of Covid-19 on benefit eligibility and uptake…

Chamber meeting date: 13 January 2021

Care Home Visiting

5. Shona Robison (Dundee City East) (SNP): "To ask the First Minister what the current guidelines are regarding care home visiting. (S5F-04726)"

Justice Committee meeting date: 12 January 2021

Domestic Abuse (Protection) (Scotland) Bill: Stage 1

Shona Robison (Dundee City East) (SNP): "I will pick up on an area that we touched on earlier, particularly in the questioning by Annabelle Ewing: the duration of a DAPN which, as you know, can be as little as two days, depending on where the weekend falls…

Votes

How Shona Robison has voted in Parliament

Find out how Shona Robison has voted recently.

Motion ref. S5M-23606

Protection of Workers (Retail and Age-restricted Goods and Services) (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: Daniel Johnson, Edinburgh Southern, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Friday, December 4, 2020

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Result 118 for, 0 against, 0 abstained, 11 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-23884

Covert Human Intelligence Sources (Criminal Conduct) Bill - UK Legislation

Submitted by: Humza Yousaf, Glasgow Pollok, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Monday, January 18, 2021

Supported by: Ash Denham
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Result 92 for, 27 against, 0 abstained, 10 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

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 against

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 for

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 for

Vote Passed

Motions

Written questions

Written questions Shona Robison 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-33749

Asked by: Robison, Shona, Dundee City East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 3 December 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government what its plans are to support the manufacturing sector’s recovery."

Answered by: Fiona Hyslop on 4 December 2020

Question ref. S5W-33098

Asked by: Robison, Shona, Dundee City East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 6 November 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government how it is supporting its Forestry Strategy activity to increase tree canopy cover in towns and cities."

Answered by: Fergus Ewing on 18 November 2020

Question ref. S5O-04747

Asked by: Robison, Shona, Dundee City East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 4 November 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government what support it is giving to businesses in the hospitality and food and drink sectors in response to the impact of each level of the COVID-19 Strategic Framework."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5O-04685

Asked by: Robison, Shona, Dundee City East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21 October 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government what its latest engagement has been with the UK Government regarding the Brexit negotiations."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5W-32155

Asked by: Robison, Shona, Dundee City East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 29 September 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government what financial support will be provided for people on low incomes who are self-isolating."

Answered by: Shirley-Anne Somerville on 30 September 2020

Question ref. S5O-04650

Asked by: Robison, Shona, Dundee City East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23 September 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government what support it is providing to Dundee to assist in the implementation of the city’s climate action plan."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5O-04568

Asked by: Robison, Shona, Dundee City East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 2 September 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government what plans it has to support Dundee and its tourism sector to ensure that the city can safely welcome back visitors."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5O-04537

Asked by: Robison, Shona, Dundee City East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26 August 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government what additional support it is providing to strengthen communities in light of the challenges that many face as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5W-30941

Asked by: Robison, Shona, Dundee City East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27 July 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government how many women have been recorded by NHS Scotland as having experienced recurrent miscarriages resulting in consultant-led care in the last 12 months."

Answered by: Joe FitzPatrick on 24 August 2020

Question ref. S5W-30942

Asked by: Robison, Shona, Dundee City East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27 July 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government what NHS support services are available to women after experiencing a miscarriage."

Answered by: Joe FitzPatrick on 24 August 2020

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