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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

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 does not have any previous roles

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

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.

Here is the register for Carol Mochan. The date of their initial statement was 30 May 2021.

Remuneration and related undertaking

No registrable interests

Gifts

No registrable interests

Overseas visits

No registrable interests

Controlled transactions

No registrable interests

Heritable property

I own a house in East Ayrshire with a market value of between £50,001 and £100,000 with gross rental income up to £5,000 per annum.

I own a house in East Ayrshire with a market value of between £50,001 and £100,000 with gross rental income up to £5,000 per annum.

I own a house in Eat Ayrshire with a market value of between £100,001 and £150,000 with gross rental income of between £5,001 and £10,000 per annum.

Interest in shares

No registrable interests

Voluntary

I am a member of Unite the Union.

I am a member of the Co-operative Party.

I am on a community enterprise group, Burnsland Enterprise Group CIC, which aims to support a community post office. My involvement is voluntary and I receive no payment.

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: 12 May 2022

Mental Health (Loneliness)

Carol Mochan (South Scotland) (Lab): "The First Minister will be aware that this week is mental health awareness week, with a focus on loneliness…

Chamber meeting date: 12 May 2022

Neurodiversity (Support)

Carol Mochan (South Scotland) (Lab): "The mental wellbeing of pupils with neurodiverse conditions should be of paramount importance…

Chamber meeting date: 12 May 2022

International Nurses Day

Carol Mochan (South Scotland) (Lab): "I thank my colleague Jackie Baillie for bringing this important debate to the chamber and I, too, welcome international nurses day, which, as has been mentioned, is marked on the anniversary of the birthday of Florence Nightingale…

Health, Social Care and Sport Committee meeting date: 10 May 2022

Audit Scotland Report: “NHS in Scotland 2021”

Carol Mochan (South Scotland) (Lab): "In the interests of time, I would just like to hear the cabinet secretary make a commitment on the important issue of allied health professional staff…

Chamber meeting date: 4 May 2022

International Day of the Midwife

Carol Mochan (South Scotland) (Lab): "I thank Audrey Nicoll for bringing this important debate to the chamber and the members who have spoken so far for their contributions…

Votes

How Carol Mochan has voted in Parliament

Find out how Carol Mochan has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6M-04428.2

Supporting Scotland’s Islands on their Journey to Become Carbon Neutral

Submitted by: Liam McArthur, Orkney Islands, Scottish Liberal Democrats. Date lodged: Monday, May 16, 2022

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Result 52 for, 65 against, 0 abstained, 12 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-04310

Coronavirus (Recovery and Reform) (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: John Swinney, Perthshire North, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Monday, May 9, 2022

Supported by: George Adam, Humza Yousaf
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, May 12, 2022

Result 65 for, 53 against, 0 abstained, 11 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-04319

Ferry Problems

Submitted by: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Monday, May 9, 2022

Supported by: Sharon Dowey, Meghan Gallacher, Jamie Halcro Johnston
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, May 11, 2022

Result 64 for, 56 against, 0 abstained, 9 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-04320

Tackling Violent Crime

Submitted by: Jamie Greene, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Monday, May 9, 2022

Supported by: Sharon Dowey, Meghan Gallacher, Sue Webber
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, May 11, 2022

Result 69 for, 29 against, 20 abstained, 11 no vote

MSP abstained

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-04319.1

Ferry Problems

Submitted by: Neil Bibby, West Scotland, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Tuesday, May 10, 2022

Supported by: Rhoda Grant, Paul Sweeney
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, May 11, 2022

Result 53 for, 66 against, 0 abstained, 10 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motions

Written questions

Written questions Carol Mochan 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-08519

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

"To ask the Scottish Government what initiatives, including financial support initiatives, it has in place to support young families to install renewable energy technologies in their homes."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-08520

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

"To ask the Scottish Government what further plans it may bring forward to encourage young families to invest in home renewables and make more environmentally sustainable lifestyle choices."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-08518

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

"To ask the Scottish Government what its response is to the recommendations of the Independent Review of the Role of Incineration in the Waste Hierarchy in Scotland, and, in particular, recommendation 4, which states that no further planning permission should be granted to incineration infrastructure unless balanced by an equal or greater closure of…

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-08399

Asked by: Mochan, Carol, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 10 May 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government, in light of the forthcoming ban on the sale of new petrol and diesel cars and vans, what plans it has to (a) encourage all communities in Scotland to embrace the planned shift towards electric vehicles and (b) prepare areas, such as East Ayrshire, that were highlighted in a recent study by Moneyshake as being the…

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-08398

Asked by: Mochan, Carol, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 10 May 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government, in order to prepare for the forthcoming ban on the sale of new petrol and diesel cars and vans, what plans it has to create more electric vehicle charging points in (a) general, (b) communities where drivers are least prepared for the change, (c) Ayrshire and (d) Dumfries and Galloway."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-08251

Asked by: Mochan, Carol, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 28 April 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government whether the Young Persons Allowance component of the Employability Fund will be continuing, and, if so, what criteria applicants must meet for this, and whether there are plans to change the criteria in the near future."

Answered by: Richard Lochhead on 9 May 2022

Question ref. S6W-08138

Asked by: Mochan, Carol, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 21 April 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government how it ensures that the standards set out in NHS service specifications for rare and complex diseases, such as cystic fibrosis, are adhered to, and to what extent these service specifications represent a statutory expectation of the minimum level of care that patients should expect to receive."

Answered by: Humza Yousaf on 5 May 2022

Question ref. S6W-07647

Asked by: Mochan, Carol, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 29 March 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government whether any jobs related to the National Care Service are being recruited by Scotland Excel, and, if so, what these roles are."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-07646

Asked by: Mochan, Carol, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 29 March 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government how many government contracts KPMG has withdrawn from bidding for since renewed scrutiny of its practices in January 2022, and what these contracts were."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-06940

Asked by: Mochan, Carol, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 1 March 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking to remove any financial obstacles that may be affecting people applying for Masters level courses in social work at Scottish universities."

Awaiting answer

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