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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Gail Ross

Scottish National Party

MSP for Caithness, Sutherland and Ross (Constituency) 2016 to present day

About Gail Ross

Contact details

Contact online

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 5927
Text relay calls welcome.

Contact at their Constituency

106 High Street
Invergordon
IV18 0DR

Phone: 01349 888255
Text relay calls welcome.

Committees

Gail is a member of 2 committees

Education and Skills Committee

Member

Public Petitions Committee

Deputy Convener

Cross-party groups

Gail is a member of 11 cross-party groups

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Adult Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Animal Welfare

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Crofting

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Culture

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Cycling, Walking and Buses

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Fishing

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Food

Co-Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on MS

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Nuclear Disarmament

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Prevention and Healing of Adverse Childhood Experiences

Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Scottish Gypsy/Traveller Community

Member

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Gail does not have any Parliamentary or Government Roles

Party Roles

Gail does not have any Party Roles

Register of interests

Gail'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 Gail Ross. The date of their initial statement was 08 June 2016.

Remuneration and related undertaking

Until 22 November 2016 I was a local authority councillor for Highland Council (of Glenurquhart Road, Inverness). I worked 8 hours per week and received between £15,001 and £20,000 per annum. This included use of a council laptop. I donated my council salary to local charities. From 22 November 2016 I no longer hold this office and therefore no longer receive any remuneration. [Amended interest 04 January 2017]

Until 22 November 2016 I was a local authority councillor for Highland Council (of Glenurquhart Road, Inverness). I worked 8 hours per week and received between £15,001 and £20,000 per annum. This included use of a council laptop. I donated my council salary to local charities. From 22 November 2016 I no longer hold this office and therefore no longer receive any remuneration. [Amended interest 04 January 2017]

Gifts

No registrable interests

Overseas visits

From 11 June to 14 June 2017 I undertook a visit to Bosnia & Herzegovina as part of the Remembering Srebrenica delegation. The total cost of this trip was met by Remembering Srebrenica (a project of Ummah Help at Newland House, 137-139 Hagley Road, Birmingham, B16 8UA) and was £591.00. [Registered 11 July 2017]

Controlled transactions

No registrable interests

Heritable property

I own, jointly with my husband, a flat in the Highland local authority area. The market value of the property is between £50,001 and £100,000 per annum. I receive gross income of up to £5,000 per annum.

Interest in shares

No registrable interests

Voluntary

I am Honorary Vice- President of Friends of the Far North Line. [Registered 03 February 2017]

I am on the board of directors for North Highland College UHI.

I am an associate member of Wick RBLS Pipe Band.

I am a patron of Home-start Caithness.

I am an associate member of Wick RBLS Pipe Band.

[Ceased interest removed from entry: 14 February 2018]

I am the Political Education Officer of the SNP Wick Branch. Until March 2017 I was the Convener of the branch. [Amended interest 30 August 2017]

On 8 November 2017 I joined the board of Remembering Srebrenica Scotland. [Registered 12 November 2017]

I am an advisory board member for Caithness and North Sutherland Regeneration Partnership.

[Ceased interest removed from entry: 14 February 2018]

I am on the board of directors for North Highland College UHI.

I am a member of the Garbh Allt Community Initiative. I receive no remuneration for this role. [Registered 27 September 2018]

I am the chairperson of the Wick Harbourfest Committee.

I am a patron of Caithness Broch Project. [Registered 11 September 2018]

On 8 November 2017 I joined the board of Remembering Srebrenica Scotland. [Registered 12 November 2017]

I am a member of the Scottish Rural Parliament.

I am the Political Education Officer of the SNP Wick Branch. Until March 2017 I was the Convener of the branch. [Amended interest 30 August 2017]

I am a trustee of the Mey Games. I do not receive any remuneration for this post. [Registered 29 November 2018]

I am a member of the Garbh Allt Community Initiative. I receive no remuneration for this role. [Registered 27 September 2018]

On 18 August 2017 I was given a tartan bag from ANTA in Easter Ross. The value of this gift was £60. [Registered 23 August 2017]

I am the chairperson of the Wick Harbourfest Committee.

I am an advisor to the Board of North Highland College. [Registered 11 September 2018]

I am a member of the Scottish Sheep Shearing Association. [Registered 11 September 2018]

I am a patron of Home-start Caithness.

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