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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

Post-d: @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, please
PO Box 8526
Prestwick
KA9 9BA

Phone: 07554 546 938
Text relay calls welcome.

Committees

Cross-party groups

Carol is a member of 12 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 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 Women's Health

Member

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Carol does not have any parliamentary or government roles

Party Roles

Carol has 3 party roles

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Mental Wellbeing

Scottish Labour

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Sport

Scottish Labour

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Women’s Health

Scottish Labour

Previous roles

Carol has had 2 previous roles

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

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.

Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee meeting date: 31 January 2023

First-tier Tribunal for Scotland Housing and Property Chamber (Amendment) Regulations 2023 (SSI 2023/6)

Carol Mochan (South Scotland) (Lab): "I just want to declare an interest, as a registered landlord with rented property."

Chamber meeting date: 31 January 2023

Decision Time

Carol Mochan: "On a point of order, Presiding Officer. I would have voted no."

Chamber meeting date: 25 January 2023

Transvaginal Ultrasound Examinations

2. Carol Mochan (South Scotland) (Lab): "To ask the Scottish Government what its response is to reports that some women have been denied transvaginal ultrasounds on the basis of not yet being sexually active. (S6O-01813)"

Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee meeting date: 24 January 2023

Interests

Carol Mochan (South Scotland) (Lab): "I have nothing to declare."

Chamber meeting date: 19 January 2023

Public Health and Wellbeing (Local Government Services)

Carol Mochan (South Scotland) (Lab): "Councils across the country, including Scottish National Party-run councils, are at breaking point due to the very cuts that have been discussed, which are made to local government budgets year on year…

Votes

How Carol Mochan has voted in Parliament

Find out how Carol Mochan has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6M-07727

Budget (Scotland) (No. 2) Bill

Submitted by: John Swinney, Perthshire North, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Supported by: George Adam, Tom Arthur, Richard Lochhead, Ivan McKee, Lorna Slater, Nicola Sturgeon
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, February 2, 2023

Result 68 for, 56 against, 0 abstained, 5 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-07710.2

Three Years On - Brexit and Workers’ Rights

Submitted by: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Monday, January 30, 2023

Supported by: Paul Sweeney
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Result 24 for, 96 against, 0 abstained, 9 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-07710

Three Years On - Brexit and Workers’ Rights

Submitted by: Richard Lochhead, Moray, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Monday, January 30, 2023

Supported by: Tom Arthur, Ivan McKee, John Swinney
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Result 90 for, 30 against, 0 abstained, 9 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-07735.1

Business Programme

Submitted by: Stephen Kerr, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Supported by: Finlay Carson, Sharon Dowey, Murdo Fraser, Jamie Greene, Jamie Halcro Johnston, Craig Hoy, Liam Kerr, Roz McCall, Liz Smith, Sue Webber
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, January 31, 2023

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

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-07734.1

Revision to Business Programme

Submitted by: Russell Findlay, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Supported by: Alexander Burnett, Murdo Fraser, Meghan Gallacher, Pam Gosal, Rachael Hamilton, Craig Hoy, Stephen Kerr, Douglas Ross, Sue Webber, Tess White
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Result 51 for, 67 against, 0 abstained, 11 no 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-13684

Asked by: Mochan, Carol, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 9 January 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government what plans are in place to deal with any disruption to transport in the South Scotland region caused by flooding."

Answered by Jenny Gilruth on 23 January 2023

Question ref. S6O-01813

Asked by: Mochan, Carol, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 18 January 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government what its response is to reports that some women have been denied transvaginal ultrasounds on the basis of not yet being sexually active."

Taken in the Chamber on 25 January 2023

Question ref. S6W-13685

Asked by: Mochan, Carol, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 9 January 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government what plans it has to invest in more flood defences in the South Scotland region."

Answered by Mairi McAllan on 18 January 2023

Question ref. S6W-13686

Asked by: Mochan, Carol, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 9 January 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government what support is available for (a) families and (b) businesses in the South Scotland region that are affected by floods."

Answered by Mairi McAllan on 18 January 2023

Question ref. S6T-01104

Asked by: Mochan, Carol, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16 January 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government what its response is to comments by Prostate Cancer UK regarding reported figures showing that men in Scotland are more likely to be diagnosed with prostate cancer too late for it to be successfully treated than in any other part of the UK."

Taken in the Chamber on 17 January 2023

Question ref. S6W-13358

Asked by: Mochan, Carol, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 19 December 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on what action it is taking to (a) protect the jobs of retail workers and (b) assist retail workers who have lost their jobs due to shop closures."

Answered by Tom Arthur on 16 January 2023

Question ref. S6T-01077

Asked by: Mochan, Carol, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 9 January 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government what its response is to reports that, during freezing temperatures in December, ambulances were called out to 800 people with hypothermia."

Taken in the Chamber on 10 January 2023

Question ref. S6W-13066

Asked by: Mochan, Carol, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 9 December 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government, in light of the Supreme Court ruling on buffer zones surrounding abortion clinics in Northern Ireland, when it will introduce legislation to support the creation of similar zones in Scotland."

Answered by Maree Todd on 9 January 2023

Question ref. S6O-01712

Asked by: Mochan, Carol, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 14 December 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking to prepare for any potential surge in avian flu cases over the winter."

Taken in the Chamber on 22 December 2022

Question ref. S6F-01648

Asked by: Mochan, Carol, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12 December 2022

"To ask the First Minister, further to her commitment in June that a Women’s Health Champion for Scotland would be appointed in the summer, whether such an appointment will be made before Christmas."

Taken in the Chamber on 15 December 2022

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