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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Carol Mochan

Scottish Labour

MSP for South Scotland (Region) 2021 - present day

About Carol Mochan

Contact details

Contact online

X (previously known as Twitter): @CMochan

Facebook: Carol's facebook

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 6993
Text relay calls welcome.

Contact at local office

Currently working from home, use:
PO Box 8526
Prestwick
KA9 9BA

Phone: 07554 546 938
Text relay calls welcome.

Committees

Cross-party groups

Carol is a member of 14 cross-party groups

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Autism

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Cuba

Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Diabetes

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Epilepsy

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Health Inequalities

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Heart and Circulatory Diseases

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Mental Health

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on MS

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Poverty

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Rare, Genetic and Undiagnosed Conditions

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Space

Deputy Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Sport

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on WASPI

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Women's Health

Member

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Carol does not have any parliamentary or government roles

Party Roles

Carol has 2 party roles

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Public Health

Scottish Labour

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Women’s Health

Scottish Labour

Previous roles

Carol has had 6 previous roles

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

19 January 2023 - 25 April 2023

Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee

Member

19 January 2023 - 25 April 2023

Citizen Participation and Public Petitions Committee

Member

31 May 2021 - 10 April 2023

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Sport

Scottish Labour

31 May 2021 - 10 April 2023

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Mental Wellbeing

Scottish Labour

17 June 2021 - 19 January 2023

Health Social Care and Sport Committee

Member

22 September 2021 - 19 January 2023

Citizen Participation and Public Petitions Committee

Substitute Member

Register of interests

Carol'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 Carol Mochan 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: 23 May 2024

Child Poverty

Carol Mochan (South Scotland) (Lab): "The First Minister has set out tackling child poverty as his key mission and has acknowledged that almost one in four children in Scotland are still living in poverty…

Chamber meeting date: 21 May 2024

National Epilepsy Week 2024

Carol Mochan (South Scotland) (Lab): "I, too, thank Marie McNair for bringing this important debate to the chamber…

Health, Social Care and Sport Committee meeting date: 21 May 2024

Healthcare in Remote and Rural Areas

Carol Mochan (South Scotland) (Lab): "I thank the cabinet secretary for the information on this important issue. I am aware that one of the key issues in relation to AHPs is the link with universities and the provision of a flexible model…

Chamber meeting date: 16 May 2024

Whooping Cough

Carol Mochan (South Scotland) (Lab): "As has been said, statistics from England and Wales show that the uptake of immunisation against whooping cough during pregnancy has reduced sharply. As the First Minister has indicated, immunisation is important for expectant mothers…

Chamber meeting date: 16 May 2024

Free School Meals (Income Threshold)

7. Carol Mochan (South Scotland) (Lab): "To ask the Scottish Government when it will next review the income threshold for free school meals for those pupils not in a year where provision is currently free. (S6O-03442)"

Votes

How Carol Mochan has voted in Parliament

Find out how Carol Mochan has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6 SP Bill 47 Amendment 2

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, May 23, 2024

Result 28 for, 93 against, 0 abstained, 8 did not vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6 SP Bill 47 Amendment 3

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, May 23, 2024

Result 28 for, 93 against, 0 abstained, 8 did not vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6 SP Bill 47 Amendment 7

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, May 23, 2024

Result 28 for, 93 against, 0 abstained, 8 did not vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6 SP Bill 47 Amendment 9

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, May 23, 2024

Result 28 for, 93 against, 0 abstained, 8 did not vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6 SP Bill 47 Amendment 6

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, May 23, 2024

Result 33 for, 88 against, 0 abstained, 8 did not vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motions

Questions

Questions Carol Mochan has asked

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

Question ref. S6W-27507

Asked by: Mochan, Carol, South Scotland, Scottish Labour,

"To ask the Scottish Government how it will support local authority leisure services to (a) develop and (b) deliver community-based rehabilitation services."

Answered by Neil Gray on 23 May 2024

Question ref. S6W-27504

Asked by: Mochan, Carol, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 14 May 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government how many third sector organisations are recognised providers of non-NHS rehabilitation services in Scotland."

Answered by Neil Gray on 23 May 2024

Question ref. S6O-03496

Asked by: Mochan, Carol, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 22 May 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government how it plans to reduce any health inequalities, specifically in relation to the uptake of cervical cancer screening appointments."

Taken in the Chamber on 29 May 2024

Question ref. S6W-27280

Asked by: Mochan, Carol, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 3 May 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the availability of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) medication."

Answered by Jenni Minto on 21 May 2024

Question ref. S6W-27505

Asked by: Mochan, Carol, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20 May 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government which social determinants it prioritises to ensure that any health inequalities are tackled in rehabilitation service provision, as set out in the Framework for Supporting People through Recovery and Rehabilitation during and after the COVID-19 Pandemic."

Answer expected on 5 June 2024

Question ref. S6W-27506

Asked by: Mochan, Carol, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20 May 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government what its position is on whether the resources that are given to local rehabilitation services are adequate to ensure that all adults can access the appropriate support as close to their local areas as possible, as set out in the Framework for Supporting People through Recovery and Rehabilitation during and after the…

Answer expected on 5 June 2024

Question ref. S6W-27503

Asked by: Mochan, Carol, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16 May 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it anticipates that all adults who require rehabilitation will have timely access to the right information and services to support them by the end of 2025, as stated in the aims of the Framework for Supporting People through Recovery and Rehabilitation during and after the COVID-19 Pandemic."

Answer expected on 3 June 2024

Question ref. S6W-27192

Asked by: Mochan, Carol, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 1 May 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government when it will deliver a cost of living increase to the student nurse bursary."

Answered by Neil Gray on 14 May 2024

Question ref. S6W-27178

Asked by: Mochan, Carol, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 1 May 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government how much of the NHS Recovery, Health and Social Care budget in 2024-25 has been spent on prevention, and provided to allied health professionals (AHP) as those focused on prevention."

Answered by Neil Gray on 14 May 2024

Question ref. S6W-27191

Asked by: Mochan, Carol, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 1 May 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government when it will set out a plan for ensuring there is sufficient protected time for personal development plans to be completed for nurses in addition to exploring further protected time for leadership training of registered staff at all levels."

Answered by Neil Gray on 14 May 2024

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