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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Tom Mason

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for North East Scotland (Region) 2017 - present day

About Tom Mason

Contact details

Contact online

Twitter: @TomMasonMSP

Facebook: Tom's facebook

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 6981
Text relay calls welcome.

Contact at their Constituency

80 Rosemount Place
Aberdeen
AB25 2XN

Phone: 01224 646888
Text relay calls welcome.

Committees

Tom is a member of 1 committee

Cross-party groups

Tom is a member of 5 cross-party groups

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Chronic Pain

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Credit Unions

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Dyslexia

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Life Sciences

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Scotch Whisky

Member

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Tom does not have any parliamentary or government roles

Party Roles

Tom does not have any party roles

Previous roles

Tom has had 5 previous roles

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

29 June 2017 - 25 February 2020

Local Government and Communities Committee

Substitute Member

06 September 2018 - 25 February 2020

Economy Energy and Fair Work Committee

Substitute Member

17 May 2018 - 25 February 2020

Standards Procedures and Public Appointments Committee

Member

28 June 2017 - 18 February 2020

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Financial Sustainability

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

29 June 2017 - 06 September 2018

Economy Jobs and Fair Work Committee

Substitute Member

Register of interests

Tom'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 Tom Mason. The date of their initial statement was 27 June 2017.

Remuneration and related undertaking

I am a Councillor on Aberdeen City Council (of Ground Floor, Marischal College, Broad Street, Aberdeen, AB10 1AB) for the Midstocket / Rosemount ward. I work approximately 3 days per week and receive renumeration of between £16,001 and £17,500 per annum. From 1 February 2019, my salary is donated to Parkinson's UK and Sue Ryder, who receive 50% each. Until 21 June 2017, I was the Deputy Provost of Aberdeen City Council. [Amended interest 30 August 2017, Amended 26 March 2019]

I am a Senior Partner of the Beel Partnership (corporate and market advisers in the Aberdeen City local authority area). I work approximately 1 hour per week. I have received the following remuneration: £288.53 in 2014/15, £955.10 in 2015/16, £589.05 in 2016/17 and £1096.59 in 2017/18. [Amended interest 14 September 2017, Amended interest 26 March 2019]

Gifts

No registrable interests

Overseas visits

No registrable interests

Controlled transactions

No registrable interests

Heritable property

I own a quarter share of a cottage in the Highland local authority area with a market value of between £100,001 and £150,000.

Interest in shares

No registrable interests

Voluntary

I am a member of the Chartered Institute of Civil Engineers [Registered 30 August 2017]

I am a trustee of CIM Charitable Trust (The Marketing Trust).

I am the treasurer of Aberdeen & Crathes Croquet Club.

[Ceased interest removed from entry: 30 August 2018]

I am the treasurer of Highlands and Moray Sailing Association.

I am a member of the Institute of Directors [Registered 30 August 2017]

I am a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing [Registered 30 August 2017]

I am a board member of Accura Certification Board.

Recent Activity

What was said

What Tom Mason 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.

Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (PE1803)

Tom Mason made 1 Contribution to this discussion

Public Petitions Committee - 10 September 2020

Tom Mason: "I have no strong views on the matter. In this case, we should support the Scottish Government’s attitude and encourage the UK Government to develop its UK-wide legislation…

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Public Service Employees (Remuneration) (PE1808)

Tom Mason made 1 Contribution to this discussion

Public Petitions Committee - 10 September 2020

Tom Mason: "I agree with Gail Ross that various professions have performed exceptionally well during the pandemic and we will never be able to thank them enough…

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Water Poverty (PE1793)

Tom Mason made 1 Contribution to this discussion

Public Petitions Committee - 10 September 2020

Tom Mason (North East Scotland) (Con): "I, too, agree. It is disappointing that the petitioner has not come back to us with a further submission in response to the Government’s comments…

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Cyclists (Safety) (PE1802)

Tom Mason made 1 Contribution to this discussion

Public Petitions Committee - 10 September 2020

Tom Mason: "I do not have much to add. The area where Scotland could generally improve the situation is in enforcement of bike regulations. A lot of bikes that go around do not have the right reflectors or are in a bad state of repair…

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Paying University Students (Compensation) (PE1807)

Tom Mason made 1 Contribution to this discussion

Public Petitions Committee - 10 September 2020

Tom Mason: "It is a bit too early to close the petition. There were interruptions in the past academic year and students who are starting the new academic year face an unknown situation…

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Votes

Motions

Written questions

Written questions Tom Mason 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-30967 - Answered

28 July 2020

Mason, Tom: "To ask the Scottish Government whether it has plans to introduce or endorse social distancing badges or lanyards similar to those developed in Wales to support people who are at higher risk from COVID-19 to indicate to others that they need to maintain physical distancing in public places."

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S5W-30966 - Answered

28 July 2020

Mason, Tom: "To ask the Scottish Government what consideration it has given to introducing social distancing badges or lanyards similar to those developed in Wales to support people who are at higher risk from COVID-19 to indicate to others that they need to maintain physical distancing in public places."

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S5W-30862 - Answered

21 July 2020

Mason, Tom: "To ask the Scottish Government, in light of private patients being allowed to access the full range of dental treatments from 13 July 2020, for what reason only a limited number of NHS treatments were made available."

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S5W-30868 - Answered

21 July 2020

Mason, Tom: "To ask the Scottish Government when it will publish updated guidance regarding the resumption of aerosol generating dental procedures for NHS patients."

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S5W-30657 - Answered

13 July 2020

Mason, Tom: "To ask the Scottish Government what consideration it has given to additional support for the oil and gas sector, in light of low oil prices caused by the COVID-19 pandemic."

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