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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Bob Doris

Scottish National Party

MSP for Glasgow Maryhill and Springburn (Constituency) 2016 - present day

Former MSP for Glasgow (Region) 2007 - 2016

About Bob Doris

Contact details

Contact online

Website: bob-doris.scot

Post-d: @BobDorisSNP

Facebook: Bob's facebook

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0141 946 7700
Text relay calls welcome.

Contact at their Constituency

Maryhill Burgh Halls
10-24 Gairbraid Avenue
Glasgow
G20 8YE

Phone: 0141 946 7700
Text relay calls welcome.

Find out when the MSP's surgery times are on their website.

Committees

Cross-party groups

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Bob does not have any parliamentary or government roles

Party Roles

Bob does not have any party roles

Previous roles

Bob has had 25 previous roles

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

17 June 2021 - 22 June 2021

Standards Procedures and Public Appointments Committee

Member

07 September 2016 - 04 May 2021

Health and Sport Committee

Substitute Member

13 September 2018 - 04 May 2021

Social Security Committee

Convener

13 September 2018 - 04 May 2021

Conveners Group

Member

06 September 2018 - 13 September 2018

Social Security Committee

Member

15 June 2016 - 06 September 2018

Local Government and Communities Committee

Convener

15 June 2016 - 06 September 2018

Conveners Group

Member

08 June 2016 - 15 June 2016

Local Government and Communities Committee

Member

01 March 2016 - 23 March 2016

Health and Sport Committee

Deputy Convener

08 January 2015 - 23 March 2016

Finance Committee

Substitute Member

25 February 2016 - 01 March 2016

Health and Sport Committee

Member

15 June 2011 - 21 January 2016

Health and Sport Committee

Deputy Convener

05 June 2014 - 27 November 2014

Equal Opportunities Committee

Substitute Member

03 April 2014 - 05 June 2014

Economy Energy and Tourism Committee

Substitute Member

10 January 2013 - 08 May 2014

Public Audit Committee

Member

04 September 2012 - 10 January 2013

Infrastructure and Capital Investment Committee

Substitute Member

25 October 2012 - 10 January 2013

Equal Opportunities Committee

Substitute Member

01 June 2011 - 27 June 2012

Standards Procedures and Public Appointments Committee

Member

01 June 2011 - 15 June 2011

Health and Sport Committee

Member

26 May 2010 - 22 March 2011

Local Government and Communities Committee

Deputy Convener

16 November 2010 - 22 March 2011

Subordinate Legislation Committee

Deputy Convener

13 November 2008 - 16 November 2010

Subordinate Legislation Committee

Member

13 June 2007 - 26 May 2010

Local Government and Communities Committee

Member

26 June 2008 - 12 November 2008

Public Petitions Committee

Substitute Member

14 June 2007 - 28 September 2007

Standards and Public Appointments Committee

Substitute Member

Register of interests

Bob'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.

Here is the register for Bob Doris. The date of their initial statement was 04 June 2021.

Remuneration and related undertaking

No registrable interests

Gifts

No registrable interests

Overseas visits

Overseas visits From 15 to 22 August 2013, on the invitation of Barzan Kurda, Head of Bureau of NGOs of the democratic organisation of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) (a Kurdish political party of Karizewoshk, PUK Bureau Office, Sulaymaniyah), I visited Kurdistan to meet Kurdish officials to discuss how I can better work with the region and represent my Kurdish constituents in Glasgow and to pay respects to Kurds who lost family members at Halabja and during Anfal. The overall cost of the visit of US $5235 (US $1,600 accommodation costs, US $3,111 flights and $524 other costs), which is approximately £3,366 based on a conversion carried out on 11 September 2013, for three people was met by the PUK.

Controlled transactions

No registrable interests

Heritable property

No registrable interests

Interest in shares

No registrable interests

Voluntary

I am a trustee of Spirit of Springburn SCIO (SCO 50744).

I am a member of the Possilpark Business Improvement District Steering Group. [Registered 27 September 2021]

Recent Activity

What was said

What Bob Doris 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: 1 December 2021

Queen Elizabeth University Hospital (Patient Safety)

Bob Doris (Glasgow Maryhill and Springburn) (SNP): "I, too, offer my condolences to the families and loved ones who have lost children and relatives at the Royal hospital for children and young people and the Queen Elizabeth university hospital. Too many have been lost over the past few years…

Education, Children and Young People Committee meeting date: 1 December 2021

Children and Young People (Impact of Covid)

Bob Doris (Glasgow Maryhill and Springburn) (SNP): "I would like to ask Laura Caven of COSLA a couple of questions about the funds that have been put in for education recovery through Covid and beyond. There was an £80 million Covid fund running throughout the pandemic up to now…

Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee meeting date: 25 November 2021

Elections Bill

Bob Doris (Glasgow Maryhill and Springburn) (SNP): "I can certainly hear you, convener. Can you hear me?"

Education, Children and Young People Committee meeting date: 24 November 2021

Children and Young People and Deprivation (Impact of Covid-19)

Bob Doris (Glasgow Maryhill and Springburn) (SNP): "This has been a really interesting line of questioning. I wish to focus on the potential role of pupil equity funding…

Chamber meeting date: 23 November 2021

Covid-19

Bob Doris (Glasgow Maryhill and Springburn) (SNP): "A constituent of mine who contacted me commented that “many disabled and vulnerable people in Scotland like me have been left unable to safely participate in society, with no end in sight” and that they would feel safer if the vaccination certification scheme was extended. Many of us are relieved that it has not been extended further, but we…

Votes

How Bob Doris has voted in Parliament

Find out how Bob Doris has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6M-02326

Action on Active Ventilation in Schools

Submitted by: Michael Marra, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Monday, November 29, 2021

Supported by: Paul Sweeney, Martin Whitfield
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Result 65 for, 54 against, 0 abstained, 10 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-02327.1

Protecting Patient Safety at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital

Submitted by: Douglas Ross, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Supported by: Rachael Hamilton, Douglas Lumsden
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Result 54 for, 64 against, 0 abstained, 11 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-02326.1

Action on Active Ventilation in Schools

Submitted by: Shirley-Anne Somerville, Dunfermline, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Supported by: Clare Haughey, Jamie Hepburn
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Result 65 for, 54 against, 0 abstained, 10 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-02327

Protecting Patient Safety at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital

Submitted by: Anas Sarwar, Glasgow, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Monday, November 29, 2021

Supported by: Jackie Baillie, Carol Mochan, Paul O'Kane, Paul Sweeney
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Result 64 for, 55 against, 0 abstained, 10 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-02327.2

Protecting Patient Safety at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital

Submitted by: Humza Yousaf, Glasgow Pollok, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Supported by: Kevin Stewart, Maree Todd
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Result 64 for, 54 against, 0 abstained, 11 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motions

Written questions

Written questions Bob Doris 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.

Question ref. S6W-03984

Asked by: Doris, Bob, Glasgow Maryhill and Springburn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25 October 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government when it will respond to the Scottish Funding Council’s Review of Coherent Provision and Sustainability."

Answered by: Jamie Hepburn on 26 October 2021

Question ref. S6W-02687

Asked by: Doris, Bob, Glasgow Maryhill and Springburn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 1 September 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the delivery of the expanded hours of funded early learning and childcare."

Answered by: Clare Haughey on 1 September 2021

Question ref. S6W-02369

Asked by: Doris, Bob, Glasgow Maryhill and Springburn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18 August 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what steps it has taken to support teacher recruitment throughout the COVID-19 pandemic."

Answered by: Shirley-Anne Somerville on 18 August 2021

Question ref. S5W-34899

Asked by: Doris, Bob, Glasgow Maryhill and Springburn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 2 February 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how it is supporting people to self-isolate."

Answered by: Shirley-Anne Somerville on 2 February 2021

Question ref. S5W-29680

Asked by: Doris, Bob, Glasgow Maryhill and Springburn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 5 June 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government by what date the second annual progress report on child poverty will be published."

Answered by: Aileen Campbell on 8 June 2020

Question ref. S5W-28269

Asked by: Doris, Bob, Glasgow Maryhill and Springburn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 7 April 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government, in light of the COVID-19 outbreak, whether it is safe for NHS staff to launder uniforms at home."

Answered by: Jeane Freeman on 8 April 2020

Question ref. S5O-04316

Asked by: Doris, Bob, Glasgow Maryhill and Springburn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18 March 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government what discussions it has had with NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde regarding the supply of essential medication to individuals, including those who are having to self-isolate due to the current pandemic."

Answered by: Jeane Freeman on 26 March 2020

Question ref. S5W-24018

Asked by: Doris, Bob, Glasgow Maryhill and Springburn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25 June 2019

"To ask the Scottish Government what assessment it has made of the early introduction of the Scottish Child Payment to the current delivery programme of devolved benefits and Social Security Scotland."

Answered by: Shirley-Anne Somerville on 26 June 2019

Question ref. S5O-03109

Asked by: Doris, Bob, Glasgow Maryhill and Springburn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27 March 2019

"To ask the Scottish Government how it supports disabled and family-friendly access to railway stations in the Maryhill and Springburn constituency."

Answered by: Michael Matheson on 4 April 2019

Question ref. S5O-02745

Asked by: Doris, Bob, Glasgow Maryhill and Springburn, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19 December 2018

"To ask the Scottish Government how it supports small businesses in the Maryhill and Springburn constituency."

Answered by: Jamie Hepburn on 9 January 2019

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