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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Stuart McMillan

Scottish National Party

MSP for Greenock and Inverclyde (Constituency) 2016 - present day

Former MSP for West Scotland (Region) 2011 - 2016

Former MSP for West of Scotland (Region) 2007 - 2011

About Stuart McMillan

Contact details

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 01475 720930
Text relay calls welcome.

Contact at their Constituency

26 Grey Place
Greenock
PA15 1YF

Phone: 01475 720930
Text relay calls welcome.

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

Committees

Cross-party groups

Stuart is a member of 11 cross-party groups

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Accident Prevention and Safety Awareness

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Dementia

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Disability

Deputy Convener

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

Deputy Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Dyslexia

Deputy Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Industrial Communities

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Malawi

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Music

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Recreational Boating and Marine Tourism

Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Tourism

Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Visual Impairment

Convener

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Stuart has 1 parliamentary and government role

Commonwealth Parliamentary Association Branch Executive

Member

Party Roles

Stuart does not have any party roles

Previous roles

Stuart has had 23 previous roles

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

14 June 2016 - 22 December 2020

Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee

Deputy Convener

06 September 2018 - 16 September 2020

Culture Tourism Europe and External Affairs Committee

Member

29 September 2016 - 06 September 2018

Culture Tourism Europe and External Relations Committee

Member

06 September 2016 - 29 September 2016

European and External Relations Committee

Member

08 June 2016 - 14 June 2016

Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee

Member

29 October 2014 - 23 March 2016

Devolution Further Powers Committee

Member

08 January 2015 - 23 March 2016

Public Audit Committee

Member

12 November 2013 - 11 December 2014

Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee

Deputy Convener

18 September 2012 - 27 November 2014

Local Government and Regeneration Committee

Member

23 October 2012 - 29 October 2014

Referendum Scotland Bill Committee

Member

07 November 2013 - 12 November 2013

Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee

Member

18 September 2012 - 24 October 2012

Subordinate Legislation Committee

Member

18 September 2012 - 24 October 2012

Equal Opportunities Committee

Substitute Member

01 June 2011 - 18 September 2012

Economy Energy and Tourism Committee

Member

14 June 2011 - 18 September 2012

Equal Opportunities Committee

Deputy Convener

01 June 2011 - 14 June 2011

Equal Opportunities Committee

Member

27 March 2008 - 22 March 2011

Parliamentary Liaison Officer to the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Wellbeing

Scottish Government

27 March 2008 - 22 March 2011

Parliamentary Liaison Officer to the Deputy First Minister

Scottish Government

20 May 2010 - 22 March 2011

Equal Opportunities Committee

Member

26 February 2009 - 22 March 2011

Economy Energy and Tourism Committee

Member

11 December 2008 - 26 February 2009

Public Audit Committee

Member

13 June 2007 - 26 February 2009

Justice Committee

Member

13 June 2007 - 10 December 2008

Audit Committee

Member

Register of interests

Stuart'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 Stuart McMillan. The date of their initial statement was 17 May 2016.

Remuneration and related undertaking

No registrable interests

Gifts

No registrable interests

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 lifetime honorary member of the Greenock and District Model Railway Club.

I am a lifetime honorary member of Action on Asbestos. [Amended Interest 7 December 2020]

I have been an ambassador for the Ocean Youth Trust for Scotland since 6 April 2009. I receive no remuneration for this role.

On 3 May 2015 I was elected to the board of Moving On Inverclyde. I receive no remuneration for this role.

Recent Activity

What was said

What Stuart McMillan 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: 14 January 2021

Drug Deaths

Stuart McMillan (Greenock and Inverclyde) (SNP): "I thank Monica Lennon for bringing the debate to the chamber. Although the motion talks about central Scotland, I will focus my comments on Inverclyde or Scotland rather than central Scotland, which is not my area…

COVID-19 Committee meeting date: 14 January 2021

Health Protection (Coronavirus) (Restrictions and Requirements) (Local Levels) (Scotland) Amendment (No 11) Regulations 2021 (SSI 2021/3)

Stuart McMillan (Greenock and Inverclyde) (SNP): "How many staff will the social care staff support fund affect, and will the cabinet secretary ensure that the fund will guard against hardship for social care staff?"

Committee on the Scottish Government Handling of Harassment Complaints meeting date: 12 January 2021

Interests

Stuart McMillan (Greenock and Inverclyde) (SNP): "Thank you, convener. I have no relevant interests to declare."

Committee on the Scottish Government Handling of Harassment Complaints meeting date: 12 January 2021

Complaints Handling

Stuart McMillan: "Permanent secretary, you talked about Andy Wightman being relatively new to the committee. I am a brand-new member, so one or two of my questions might have been covered in previous meetings. I am trying to get up to speed as quickly as I can…

COVID-19 Committee meeting date: 8 January 2021

Health Protection (Coronavirus) (Restrictions and Requirements) (Local Levels) (Scotland) Amendment (No 10) Regulations 2021 (SSI 2021/1)

Stuart McMillan (Greenock and Inverclyde) (SNP): "Good morning, and happy new year. I have a few questions about the regulations arising from issues that constituents have raised with me over the past few days. The first question is about shielding…

Votes

How Stuart McMillan has voted in Parliament

Find out how Stuart McMillan has voted recently.

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

Motion ref. S5M-23768

Scottish General Election (Coronavirus) Bill

Submitted by: Graeme Dey, Angus South, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Monday, December 21, 2020

Supported by: Jenny Gilruth, Michael Russell
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, December 23, 2020

Result 117 for, 0 against, 0 abstained, 12 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5 SP Bill 77 Amendment 1

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, December 22, 2020

Result 33 for, 86 against, 0 abstained, 10 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motions

Written questions

Written questions Stuart McMillan 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-34302

Asked by: McMillan, Stuart, Greenock and Inverclyde, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23 December 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government what financial support is available to people who are required to self-isolate but who are not eligible for the Self-Isolation Support Grant or Scottish Welfare Fund grants."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5W-34233

Asked by: McMillan, Stuart, Greenock and Inverclyde, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 22 December 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government when it will publish its Heat in Buildings Strategy."

Answered by: Paul Wheelhouse on 23 December 2020

Question ref. S5W-33257

Asked by: McMillan, Stuart, Greenock and Inverclyde, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16 November 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government what discussions it has had with supermarkets regarding implementing current COVID-19 health and safety measures to protect staff."

Answered by: Joe FitzPatrick on 2 December 2020

Question ref. S5W-33180

Asked by: McMillan, Stuart, Greenock and Inverclyde, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11 November 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government whether the COVID-19 Test and Protect system has indicated hotspots or types of settings that people in Inverclyde have visited prior to testing positive for the virus."

Answered by: Jeane Freeman on 2 December 2020

Question ref. S5W-33179

Asked by: McMillan, Stuart, Greenock and Inverclyde, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11 November 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government what information has been provided by the COVID-19 Test and Protect system regarding the reported rise in positive cases and test positivity in Inverclyde."

Answered by: Jeane Freeman on 2 December 2020

Question ref. S5W-33258

Asked by: McMillan, Stuart, Greenock and Inverclyde, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16 November 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government whether tighter COVID-19 measures will be put in place for the busier Christmas shopping period to ensure that supermarkets can protect their staff."

Answered by: Jamie Hepburn on 26 November 2020

Question ref. S5O-04786

Asked by: McMillan, Stuart, Greenock and Inverclyde, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18 November 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government what assurances it can provide to students in Inverclyde that their exam results will be reflective of the work that they do in this academic year."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5W-32626

Asked by: McMillan, Stuart, Greenock and Inverclyde, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19 October 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will consider allowing background music to be played in hospitality venues indoors when they reopen, but specifying a decibel level that should not be exceeded."

Answered by: Fergus Ewing on 16 November 2020

Question ref. S5W-33224

Asked by: McMillan, Stuart, Greenock and Inverclyde, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12 November 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the coronavirus legislation in place."

Answered by: Michael Russell on 12 November 2020

Question ref. S5O-04742

Asked by: McMillan, Stuart, Greenock and Inverclyde, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 4 November 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government what action it has taken in partnership with local authorities, landowners and tourism operators to prevent illegal dumping of waste in laybys."

Awaiting answer

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