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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 9 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 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 Rare, Genetic and Undiagnosed Conditions

Member

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 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.

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: 28 September 2022

National Health Service Waiting Times

Carol Mochan (South Scotland) (Lab): "As we can see from the contributions so far, the topic of the debate is very important to the public. It is at the forefront of the public’s concerns month after month, year after year…

Health, Social Care and Sport Committee meeting date: 27 September 2022

Winter Planning

Carol Mochan (South Scotland) (Lab): "I want to be clear that I accept that the panel members want things to work and that they are working hard to get this in…

Chamber meeting date: 22 September 2022

Nursing and Midwifery Student Numbers

Carol Mochan (South Scotland) (Lab): "Recent shocking figures from the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service highlight a shortfall of almost 1,000 in the number of students who are currently accepted in nursing and midwifery courses in Scotland, compared with the Government’s own recommended intake for 2022-23. In my South Scotland region last week, I saw at first hand the…

Chamber meeting date: 21 September 2022

Out-of-hours General Practitioner Services

Carol Mochan (South Scotland) (Lab): "I thank Alexander Stewart for bringing the debate to the chamber. It is right that we recognise the vital contribution that out-of-hours GP services make to healthcare provision across Scotland…

Health, Social Care and Sport Committee meeting date: 20 September 2022

Pre-budget Scrutiny 2023-24

Carol Mochan (South Scotland) (Lab): "I have a quick question for Leigh Johnston. Recently, it has been mentioned to me that one of our responses to Covid in hospitals was to increase bed capacity—which is understandable—and that that has continued…

Votes

How Carol Mochan has voted in Parliament

Find out how Carol Mochan has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6M-06102

Excellence in Scottish Education

Submitted by: Shirley-Anne Somerville, Dunfermline, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Supported by: Clare Haughey, Jamie Hepburn
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, September 29, 2022

Result 65 for, 50 against, 0 abstained, 14 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-06073

Addressing NHS Waiting Times

Submitted by: Dr. Sandesh Gulhane, Glasgow, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Monday, September 26, 2022

Supported by: Sharon Dowey, Meghan Gallacher, Liam Kerr, Douglas Lumsden
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, September 29, 2022

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

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-06102.3

Excellence in Scottish Education

Submitted by: Stephen Kerr, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, September 29, 2022

Result 29 for, 64 against, 23 abstained, 13 no vote

MSP abstained

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-06102.1

Excellence in Scottish Education

Submitted by: Michael Marra, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Supported by: Paul Sweeney, Martin Whitfield
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, September 29, 2022

Result 51 for, 65 against, 0 abstained, 13 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-06071

Scottish Government Handling of Ferry Contracts

Submitted by: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Monday, September 26, 2022

Supported by: Sharon Dowey, Liam Kerr
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, September 29, 2022

Result 64 for, 53 against, 0 abstained, 12 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

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-09954

Asked by: Mochan, Carol, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 25 July 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what investment it is making in public transport in (a) Patna and (b) other villages in Scotland to ensure that residents are able to travel to and from nearby towns and major cities at times convenient to them."

Answered by: Jenny Gilruth on 22 August 2022

Question ref. S6W-09952

Asked by: Mochan, Carol, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 25 July 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what its position is on whether spectating at sporting events can be an important and significant part of some people's lives, and what it is doing to ensure that public transport services work to ensure that such events can be enjoyed by all."

Answered by: Jenny Gilruth on 22 August 2022

Question ref. S6W-09953

Asked by: Mochan, Carol, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 25 July 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what its response is to reported concerns by football fans in south Scotland that current public transport services do not run frequently enough to attend an evening football match and return home afterwards."

Answered by: Jenny Gilruth on 18 August 2022

Question ref. S6W-10084

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

"To ask the Scottish Government what it is doing to improve access to dentistry services in rural areas."

Answered by: Maree Todd on 16 August 2022

Question ref. S6W-10083

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

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will invest more in NHS dentistry in rural areas in order to ensure that every family has access to affordable and accessible dentistry care."

Answered by: Maree Todd on 16 August 2022

Question ref. S6W-10085

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

"To ask the Scottish Government what percentage of households in the (a) Borders, (b) Dumfries and Galloway, (c) East Lothian, (d) East Ayrshire, (e) South Ayrshire, (f) South Lanarkshire and (g) Midlothian Council area are not registered with a dentist."

Answered by: Maree Todd on 16 August 2022

Question ref. S6W-09282

Asked by: Mochan, Carol, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 23 June 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what specific financial support is in place for teachers who are unable to find employment."

Answered by: Shirley-Anne Somerville on 1 August 2022

Question ref. S6W-09538

Asked by: Mochan, Carol, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 30 June 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what steps it is taking to address the recruitment and retention challenges affecting Scotland’s social work profession identified in the report Setting the Bar for Social Work in Scotland, which have reportedly left the size of the workforce relatively unchanged in recent years."

Answered by: Clare Haughey on 27 July 2022

Question ref. S6W-09540

Asked by: Mochan, Carol, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 30 June 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S6W-06942 by Clare Haughey on 14 March 2022, regarding the £25 million in funding made available over the last five years to support the training of social workers, whether it will provide a breakdown of how the funding has been spent, and how many more social workers have been…

Answered by: Clare Haughey on 27 July 2022

Question ref. S6W-09539

Asked by: Mochan, Carol, South Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 30 June 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what steps it is taking to improve the recruitment and retention of business support staff across all social work team types, in light of the findings of the report Setting the Bar for Social Work in Scotland that there has been an average loss of 32.9% of staff in this role between 2019 and 2020."

Answered by: Clare Haughey on 27 July 2022

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