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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Ash Regan

Scottish National Party

MSP for Edinburgh Eastern (Constituency) 2016 - present day

About Ash Regan

Contact details

Contact online

Post-d: @ashtenRD

Facebook: Ash's facebook

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 659 4707
Text relay calls welcome.

Contact at local office

18 Niddrie Mains Road
Edinburgh
EH16 4PA

Phone: 0131 661 4888
Text relay calls welcome.

Committees

Cross-party groups

Ash is not a member of any cross-party groups

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Ash does not have any parliamentary or government roles

Party Roles

Ash does not have any party roles

Previous roles

Ash has had 7 previous roles

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

19 May 2021 - 27 October 2022

Minister for Community Safety

Scottish Government

21 November 2017 - 28 June 2018

Health and Sport Committee

Deputy Convener

29 September 2016 - 28 June 2018

Finance and Constitution Committee

Member

16 November 2017 - 21 November 2017

Health and Sport Committee

Member

08 June 2016 - 16 November 2017

Economy Jobs and Fair Work Committee

Member

08 June 2016 - 29 September 2016

Finance Committee

Member

29 June 2016 - 06 September 2016

European and External Relations Committee

Member

Register of interests

Ash'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.

Recent Activity

What was said

What Ash Regan 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.

Net Zero, Energy and Transport Committee meeting date: 15 November 2022

Declaration of Interests

Ash Regan (Edinburgh Eastern) (SNP): "Good morning, convener. I have no relevant interests to declare."

Chamber meeting date: 25 October 2022

Legal Aid Fees

The Minister for Community Safety (Ash Regan): "I do not recognise the figure that Liam Kerr just used. I wrote to the Criminal Justice Committee in June 2022 setting out in detail the history of fee reforms since devolution…

Chamber meeting date: 6 October 2022

“Fire and Rescue Framework for Scotland 2022”

The Minister for Community Safety (Ash Regan): "Following a public consultation, the “Fire and Rescue Framework for Scotland 2022” was published on the Scottish Government’s website on 29 March 2022…

Chamber meeting date: 21 September 2022

Bella Centre

The Minister for Community Safety (Ash Regan): "The Bella centre community custody unit became operational on 1 August 2022. There are currently nine women residing in the unit with further women being assessed for eligibility to transfer to the Bella centre in the coming weeks."

Chamber meeting date: 21 September 2022

Court Backlogs (Impact on Remand for Young People)

The Minister for Community Safety (Ash Regan): "The Scottish Government has established a justice recovery fund of £53.2 million in 2022-23, which is supporting the courts and the wider justice system to recover from the impact of the pandemic…

Votes

How Ash Regan has voted in Parliament

Find out how Ash Regan has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6M-07133.2

International Human Rights Days

Submitted by: Rachael Hamilton, Ettrick, Roxburgh and Berwickshire, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, December 8, 2022

Result 29 for, 88 against, 0 abstained, 12 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-07133.1

International Human Rights Days

Submitted by: Pam Duncan-Glancy, Glasgow, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Supported by: Paul Sweeney
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, December 8, 2022

Result 23 for, 94 against, 0 abstained, 12 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-07133

International Human Rights Days

Submitted by: Christina McKelvie, Hamilton, Larkhall and Stonehouse, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Supported by: Ben Macpherson, Shona Robison
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, December 8, 2022

Result 86 for, 31 against, 0 abstained, 12 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-07111.3

The State of the Scottish Education System

Submitted by: Shirley-Anne Somerville, Dunfermline, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Supported by: Clare Haughey, Jamie Hepburn
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Result 66 for, 54 against, 0 abstained, 9 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-07120.1

Business Programme

Submitted by: Alexander Burnett, Aberdeenshire West, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Supported by: Edward Mountain, Oliver Mundell, Douglas Ross, Graham Simpson, Liz Smith, Alexander Stewart, Sue Webber, Annie Wells, Tess White, Brian Whittle
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Result 30 for, 91 against, 0 abstained, 8 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motions

Questions

Questions Ash Regan has asked

These are the questions that this MSP has asked in Parliament. It also includes any answer to those questions.

Question ref. S5W-17246

Asked by: Regan, Ash, Edinburgh Eastern, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18 June 2018

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide a list of all NHS PFI/PPP facilities, broken down by the (a) total (i) unitary charge costs for each (A) in 2018-19 and (B) over their lifetime, (ii) capital value of each and (b) ratio of the overall unitary charges relative to the capital value."

Answered by Shona Robison on 26 June 2018

Question ref. S5O-02182

Asked by: Regan, Ash, Edinburgh Eastern, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 30 May 2018

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on its negotiations with the EU, following the First Minister’s recent meeting with Michel Barnier."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5W-16510

Asked by: Regan, Ash, Edinburgh Eastern, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 8 May 2018

"To ask the Scottish Government how many lapdancers have been (a) seriously harmed and (b) murdered in each year since 1999."

Answered by Annabelle Ewing on 17 May 2018

Question ref. S5W-16506

Asked by: Regan, Ash, Edinburgh Eastern, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 8 May 2018

"To ask the Scottish Government how many prostitutes have been (a) seriously harmed and (b) murdered in each year since 1999."

Answered by Annabelle Ewing on 17 May 2018

Question ref. S5O-02133

Asked by: Regan, Ash, Edinburgh Eastern, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16 May 2018

"To ask the Scottish Government how its fiscal policy supports first-time buyers."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5O-02103

Asked by: Regan, Ash, Edinburgh Eastern, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 9 May 2018

"To ask the Scottish Government how it is working to improve the lives of disabled people."

Answered by Jeane Freeman on 16 May 2018

Question ref. S5O-02077

Asked by: Regan, Ash, Edinburgh Eastern, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 2 May 2018

"To ask the Scottish Government, in light of the ongoing review of the Children (Scotland) Act 1995, what consideration it is giving to putting a professional system, such as the Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service in England, in place for family courts in Scotland."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5O-02040

Asked by: Regan, Ash, Edinburgh Eastern, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25 April 2018

"To ask the Scottish Government what response it has had from universities regarding the announcement that every institution will be provided with a toolkit to challenge violence on campus."

Answered by Shirley-Anne Somerville on 2 May 2018

Question ref. S5T-01059

Asked by: Regan, Ash, Edinburgh Eastern, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 30 April 2018

"To ask the Scottish Government what process it will use to monitor the effectiveness of the pricing per unit of alcohol."

Taken in the Chamber on 1 May 2018

Question ref. S5F-02282

Asked by: Regan, Ash, Edinburgh Eastern, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23 April 2018

"To ask the First Minister whether the UK Government’s EU Withdrawal Bill has been adequately amended to meet the approval of the Scottish Government."

Taken in the Chamber on 26 April 2018

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