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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.

06 September 2018 - 25 February 2020

Economy Energy and Fair Work Committee

Substitute Member

29 June 2017 - 25 February 2020

Local Government and Communities 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 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]

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]

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 Institute of Directors [Registered 30 August 2017]

I am the treasurer of Highlands and Moray Sailing Association.

[Ceased interest removed from entry: 30 August 2018]

I am the treasurer of Aberdeen & Crathes Croquet Club.

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

I am a board member of Accura Certification Board.

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).

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.

Social Security Programme

Tom Mason made 2 Contributions to this discussion

Chamber - 25 June 2020

1. Tom Mason (North East Scotland) (Con): "To ask the Scottish Government what plans it has to set out a revised social security programme. (S5O-04452)"

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Nitrogen Balance Sheet

Tom Mason made 2 Contributions to this discussion

Chamber - 04 June 2020

8. Tom Mason (North East Scotland) (Con): "To ask the Scottish Government for what reason it has delayed the deadline for the creation of a nitrogen balance sheet. (S5O-04387)"

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Covid-19 (Care Homes in Grampian)

Tom Mason made 2 Contributions to this discussion

Chamber - 28 May 2020

3. Tom Mason (North East Scotland) (Con): "To ask the Scottish Government what proportion of care homes in the NHS Grampian area have reported cases of Covid-19. (S5O-04350)"

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Covid-19 Lockdown: Next Steps

Tom Mason made 2 Contributions to this discussion

Chamber - 21 May 2020

Tom Mason (North East Scotland) (Con): "The First Minister mentioned a number of non-contact outdoor activities that people will be allowed to pursue…

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Housing Construction

Tom Mason made 1 Contribution to this discussion

Chamber - 21 May 2020

Tom Mason (North East Scotland) (Con): "I remind colleagues that I am a councillor in Aberdeen. A vital element of moving forward from the current pandemic is getting construction sites back to building houses…

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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-29973 - Answered

16 June 2020

Mason, Tom: "To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking to remedy any skills shortages in the construction industry for the delivery of affordable housing in the North East Scotland region, where workers might be attracted by better-paid offshore jobs."

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S5W-30178 - Unanswered

23 June 2020

Mason, Tom: "To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S5W-29587 by Joe FitzPatrick on 17 June 2020, whether it will provide a breakdown of how the Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland spent the £6,000 it received in 2019-20, and what the estimated expenditure for 2020-21 is."

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S5W-30179 - Unanswered

23 June 2020

Mason, Tom: "To ask the Scottish Government how much it has invested in charitable bonds in each of the last four years to support grants for registered social landlords."

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S5W-30177 - Unanswered

23 June 2020

Mason, Tom: "To ask the Scottish Government what impact the Strategic Housing Investment Framework has made on the building of affordable homes, and what its position is on whether its formula requires updating."

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S5O-04452 - Unanswered

17 June 2020

Mason, Tom: "To ask the Scottish Government what plans it has to set out a revised social security programme."

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