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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Ash Regan

Alba Party

MSP for Edinburgh Eastern (Constituency) 2023 - present day

Scottish National Party

Former MSP for Edinburgh Eastern (Constituency) 2016 - 2023

About Ash Regan

Contact details

Contact online

X (previously known as Twitter): @AshReganALBA

Facebook: Ash's facebook

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 5922
Text relay calls welcome.

Contact at local office

18 Niddrie Mains Road
Edinburgh
EH16 4GB

Phone: 0131 661 4888
Text relay calls welcome.

Committees

Ash is not a member of any committees

Cross-party groups

Ash is a member of 1 cross-party group

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Commercial Sexual Exploitation

Member

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 12 previous roles

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

09 November 2022 - 30 October 2023

Net Zero Energy and Transport Committee

Member

29 June 2023 - 30 October 2023

Economy and Fair Work Committee

Member

18 April 2023 - 14 July 2023

COVID19 Recovery Committee

Substitute Member

19 May 2021 - 27 October 2022

Minister for Community Safety

Scottish Government

28 June 2018 - 19 May 2021

Minister for Community Safety

Scottish Government

29 September 2016 - 28 June 2018

Finance and Constitution Committee

Member

21 November 2017 - 28 June 2018

Health and Sport Committee

Deputy Convener

14 June 2016 - 23 April 2018

Parliamentary Liaison Officer to the Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Tourism and External Affairs

Scottish Government

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.

Chamber meeting date: 20 June 2024

Hostel Safety

4. Ash Regan (Edinburgh Eastern) (Alba): "To ask the Scottish Government what its response is to reports that homeless women are not safe in hostels. (S6O-03608)"

Chamber meeting date: 20 June 2024

Gender Representation on Public Boards (Amendment) (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3

Ash Regan (Edinburgh Eastern) (Alba): "Predictably, the Cabinet Secretary for Social Justice continues to downplay the importance of today’s amendment bill…

Chamber meeting date: 22 May 2024

Fiscal Framework

1. Ash Regan (Edinburgh Eastern) (Alba): "To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the impact of the updated fiscal framework. (S6O-03460)"

Chamber meeting date: 22 May 2024

Priorities for Scotland

Ash Regan (Edinburgh Eastern) (Alba): "I note that the First Minister has stated that his number 1 priority is eradicating child poverty…

Chamber meeting date: 22 May 2024

Creative Scotland Funding (Rein Film Project)

Ash Regan (Edinburgh Eastern) (Alba): "Can the cabinet secretary confirm what substantive steps the Government will take to rebuild public trust by ensuring full transparency and good governance across all organisations that are receiving Government funding, or will the Government just risk waiting for the media to uncover further scandals?"

Votes

How Ash Regan has voted in Parliament

Find out how Ash Regan has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6M-13759.3

Scottish Government Priorities: Tackling the Climate Emergency

Submitted by: Douglas Lumsden, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 26, 2024

Result 50 for, 68 against, 0 abstained, 11 did not vote

MSP not voted

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-13757

Circular Economy (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: Gillian Martin, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Monday, June 24, 2024

Supported by: Màiri McAllan
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 26, 2024

Result 116 for, 0 against, 0 abstained, 13 did not vote

MSP not voted

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-13792

Approval of SSI

Submitted by: Jamie Hepburn, Cumbernauld and Kilsyth, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 26, 2024

Result 68 for, 0 against, 46 abstained, 15 did not vote

MSP not voted

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-13759.2

Scottish Government Priorities: Tackling the Climate Emergency

Submitted by: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 26, 2024

Result 58 for, 59 against, 0 abstained, 12 did not vote

MSP not voted

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-13759.1

Scottish Government Priorities: Tackling the Climate Emergency

Submitted by: Patrick Harvie, Glasgow, Scottish Green Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Supported by: Mark Ruskell
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 26, 2024

Result 8 for, 108 against, 0 abstained, 13 did not vote

MSP not voted

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. S6W-28315

Asked by: Regan, Ash, Edinburgh Eastern, Alba Party, Date Lodged: 24 June 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S6W-28018 by Ivan McKee on 18 June 2024, whether it will outline the non-consolidated performance payments awarded to chief executives since 2016, including the (a) amount and (b) reason for award."

Answered by Shona Robison on 16 July 2024

Question ref. S6W-28313

Asked by: Regan, Ash, Edinburgh Eastern, Alba Party, Date Lodged: 24 June 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S6W-28019 by Ivan McKee on 18 June 2024, whether it plans to publish the report alongside the new Chief Executive Framework."

Answered by Shona Robison on 16 July 2024

Question ref. S6W-27722

Asked by: Regan, Ash, Edinburgh Eastern, Alba Party, Date Lodged: 12 July 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government, regarding any potential impact on its funding of the service, what its position is on whether a single-sex exemption under Schedule 9 (Part 1) of the Equality Act 2010, based on a candidate's biological and legal sex, should have prevented the board of the Edinburgh Rape Crisis Centre appointing its current chief…

Answer expected on 9 August 2024

Question ref. S6W-28427

Asked by: Regan, Ash, Edinburgh Eastern, Alba Party, Date Lodged: 1 July 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government what its response is to the reported concerns of (a) council tenants, (b) private tenants and (c) private owner-occupiers regarding the Mixed Tenure Improvement Scheme, administered by the City of Edinburgh Council, in light of the remediation works set to be undertaken at Lochend and Restalrig."

Answered by Alasdair Allan on 12 July 2024

Question ref. S6W-28431

Asked by: Regan, Ash, Edinburgh Eastern, Alba Party, Date Lodged: 1 July 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government what its position is on the recent decision by the City of Edinburgh Council to permanently close Brunstane Road to through traffic, in light of the closure reportedly receiving 618 objections from the local community."

Answered by Fiona Hyslop on 10 July 2024

Question ref. S6W-28430

Asked by: Regan, Ash, Edinburgh Eastern, Alba Party, Date Lodged: 1 July 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government whether (a) the Minister for Housing, (b) any other minister and (c) its officials have met with (i) the City of Edinburgh Council, (ii) Shelter Scotland, (iii) Living Rent, (iv) owner-occupiers, (v) representatives of owner-occupiers and (vi) tenant representatives, to discuss the reported concerns surrounding…

Answered by Alasdair Allan on 10 July 2024

Question ref. S6W-28433

Asked by: Regan, Ash, Edinburgh Eastern, Alba Party, Date Lodged: 1 July 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government how it is ensuring that retrofit schemes are well designed with (a) tenants, (b) private owner-occupiers and (c) the local community at the heart."

Answered by Alasdair Allan on 10 July 2024

Question ref. S6W-28428

Asked by: Regan, Ash, Edinburgh Eastern, Alba Party, Date Lodged: 1 July 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government what financial support is currently available for private owner-occupiers in relation to remediation works as part of the Mixed Tenure Improvement Scheme, administered by the City of Edinburgh Council, in light of reports of significant financial constrains on vulnerable families."

Answered by Alasdair Allan on 10 July 2024

Question ref. S6W-28331

Asked by: Regan, Ash, Edinburgh Eastern, Alba Party, Date Lodged: 24 June 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S6W-27492 by Fiona Hyslop on 31 May 2024, what financial support is being made available to local communities to install public EV charging points as part of its Vision for Scotland's Public Electric Vehicle Charging Network, and how groups can access any such funding."

Answered by Fiona Hyslop on 10 July 2024

Question ref. S6W-28316

Asked by: Regan, Ash, Edinburgh Eastern, Alba Party, Date Lodged: 24 June 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S6W-27997 by Ivan McKee on 17 June 2024, whether it will consider any benefits and drawbacks of the establishment of a new non-departmental public body, similar to Homes England, in advance of the Programme for Government, to speed up housebuilding in light of the housing emergency."

Answered by Ivan McKee on 9 July 2024

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