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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Clare Haughey

Scottish National Party

MSP for Rutherglen (Constituency) 2016 - present day

About Clare Haughey

Contact details

Contact online

X (previously known as Twitter): @haughey_clare

Facebook: Clare's facebook

Contact at local office

85 Main Street
Rutherglen
Glasgow
G73 2JQ

Phone: 0141 561 5131
Text relay calls welcome.

Committees

Clare is a member of 1 committee

Cross-party groups

Clare is a member of 1 cross-party group

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on WASPI

Member

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Clare has 1 parliamentary and government role

Conveners Group

Member

Party Roles

Clare does not have any party roles

Previous roles

Clare has had 11 previous roles

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

18 April 2023 - 25 April 2023

Health Social Care and Sport Committee

Member

19 May 2021 - 29 March 2023

Minister for Children and Young People

Scottish Government

28 June 2018 - 19 May 2021

Minister for Mental Health

Scottish Government

23 November 2017 - 28 June 2018

Standards Procedures and Public Appointments Committee

Convener

24 May 2018 - 28 June 2018

Justice Committee

Substitute Member

23 November 2017 - 28 June 2018

conveners group

Member

16 November 2017 - 23 November 2017

Standards Procedures and Public Appointments Committee

Member

14 June 2016 - 16 November 2017

Health and Sport Committee

Deputy Convener

30 March 2017 - 16 November 2017

Education and Skills Committee

Member

08 June 2016 - 30 March 2017

Standards Procedures and Public Appointments Committee

Member

08 June 2016 - 14 June 2016

Health and Sport Committee

Member

Register of interests

Clare'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 Clare Haughey 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

Trunk Road Safety (Spending)

Clare Haughey (Rutherglen) (SNP): "Will the cabinet secretary set out some of the impacts to Scotland’s trunk roads, including in the north-east, of the budget cuts that Mr Lumsden’s party has imposed on Scotland?"

Chamber meeting date: 22 May 2024

Block Grant Changes (Impact on Capital Budget)

5. Clare Haughey (Rutherglen) (SNP): "To ask the Scottish Government what assessment it has made of the impact of the reduction in Scotland’s capital budget as a result of changes to Scotland’s block grant. (S6O-03464)"

Chamber meeting date: 22 May 2024

Household Recycling Targets

Clare Haughey (Rutherglen) (SNP): "In Scotland, overall recycling rates are at their highest ever. Can the minister detail how the Circular Economy (Scotland) Bill, which she referenced in her previous answer, will help to meet our ambitions?"

Chamber meeting date: 21 May 2024

Infected Blood Inquiry

Clare Haughey (Rutherglen) (SNP): "Can the First Minister provide any update on steps that the Scottish Government is taking to support people in Scotland who received transfusions during the 1970s and 1980s, who may be concerned about exposure to infected blood…

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

Healthcare in Remote and Rural Areas

The Convener: "The second item is an evidence session with the cabinet secretary and supporting officials as part of our inquiry into healthcare in remote and rural areas…

Votes

How Clare Haughey has voted in Parliament

Find out how Clare Haughey 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 against

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 against

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 against

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 against

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 against

Vote Defeated

Motions

Questions

Questions Clare Haughey has asked

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

Question ref. S6F-03174

Asked by: Haughey, Clare, Rutherglen, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28 May 2024

"To ask the First Minister what assessment the Scottish Government has made of the potential impact on the health service in Scotland of Home Office data showing that health and care worker visa applications are 76% lower in January to April this year, compared with last year."

Taken in the Chamber on 30 May 2024

Question ref. S6O-03464

Asked by: Haughey, Clare, Rutherglen, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 15 May 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government what assessment it has made of the impact of the reduction in Scotland’s capital budget as a result of changes to Scotland’s block grant."

Taken in the Chamber on 22 May 2024

Question ref. S6O-03421

Asked by: Haughey, Clare, Rutherglen, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 8 May 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government how it is taking forward work to engage with the Scottish diaspora."

Taken in the Chamber on 15 May 2024

Question ref. S6W-26372

Asked by: Haughey, Clare, Rutherglen, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21 March 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to the second supplementary to question S6O-03226 by Siobhian Brown on 20 March 2024, what discussions it has had with South Lanarkshire Council regarding potential firework control zones in the local authority area."

Answered by Siobhian Brown on 16 April 2024

Question ref. S6O-03272

Asked by: Haughey, Clare, Rutherglen, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20 March 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government how many premises in South Lanarkshire currently receive rates relief through the Small Business Bonus Scheme."

Taken in the Chamber on 27 March 2024

Question ref. S6W-25724

Asked by: Haughey, Clare, Rutherglen, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 29 February 2024

"To ask the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body how it promotes the participation of credit unions with staff."

Answered by Jackson Carlaw (on behalf of the SPCB) on 20 March 2024

Question ref. S6W-25723

Asked by: Haughey, Clare, Rutherglen, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 29 February 2024

"To ask the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body when it entered into a contractual relationship with Capital Credit Union, and on what date this contract ends."

Answered by Jackson Carlaw (on behalf of the SPCB) on 20 March 2024

Question ref. S6W-25982

Asked by: Haughey, Clare, Rutherglen, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 5 March 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government what recent discussions it has had with the UK Government regarding the impact in Scotland of the energy price cap."

Answered by Gillian Martin on 7 March 2024

Question ref. S6W-25974

Asked by: Haughey, Clare, Rutherglen, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 5 March 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government when it will publish the response to the recommendations of the Independent Review of Inspection, Scrutiny and Regulation of Social Care in Scotland (IRISR)."

Answered by Maree Todd on 6 March 2024

Question ref. S6O-03152

Asked by: Haughey, Clare, Rutherglen, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28 February 2024

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