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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Craig Hoy

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for South Scotland (Region) 2021 - present day

About Craig Hoy

Contact details

Contact online

Website: craighoy.co.uk

X (previously known as Twitter): @CraigWHoy1/

Facebook: Craig's facebook

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 6976
Text relay calls welcome.

Contact at local office

1 High Street
Haddington
EH41 3ES

Phone: 01620 849350
Text relay calls welcome.

Find out when the MSP's surgery times are on their website.

Committees

Craig is a member of 2 committees

Cross-party groups

Craig is a member of 8 cross-party groups

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Beer and Pubs

Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on China

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Civil Nuclear Industry

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Japan

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Life Sciences

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Mental Health

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Rugby Development in Scotland

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on St Andrew's Day

Deputy Convener

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Craig does not have any parliamentary or government roles

Party Roles

Craig has 1 party role

Party Chairman

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Previous roles

Craig has had 4 previous roles

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

17 June 2021 - 29 June 2023

Public Audit Committee

Member

21 May 2021 - 28 June 2023

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Mental Health

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

21 May 2021 - 28 June 2023

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Social Care

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

17 June 2021 - 25 May 2022

Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee

Member

Register of interests

Craig'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 Craig Hoy 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: 13 June 2024

NHS Lothian and NHS Borders (Finances)

3. Craig Hoy (South Scotland) (Con): "To ask the Scottish Government what discussions it has had with NHS Lothian and NHS Borders regarding financial stability in the 2024-25 financial year. (S6O-03575)"

Chamber meeting date: 12 June 2024

Abortion Services (Safe Access Zones) (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3

Craig Hoy (South Scotland) (Con): "On a point of order, Presiding Officer. Apologies, but my app froze. I would have voted yes."

Chamber meeting date: 6 June 2024

Bankruptcy and Diligence (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3

Craig Hoy (South Scotland) (Con): "On a point of order, Presiding Officer. My app either froze or something odd happened to the screen. I would have voted no, although I note that it might have been recorded."

Chamber meeting date: 5 June 2024

Independence (Engagement with Businesses)

Craig Hoy (South Scotland) (Con): "When the cabinet secretary engages with business, is he able to give any meaningful insight into the SNP’s currency plans…

Chamber meeting date: 29 May 2024

Michael Matheson

Craig Hoy (South Scotland) (Con): "I am not sure which doors Fulton MacGregor is knocking on, but they are clearly not on the same planet that we are all on—if they were, he would understand that the last thing that people are asking for is more politicians like Michael Matheson…

Votes

How Craig Hoy has voted in Parliament

Find out how Craig Hoy has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6M-13602.1

Scottish Government Priorities: Investing in Scotland’s Public Services

Submitted by: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, June 13, 2024

Result 24 for, 81 against, 0 abstained, 24 did not vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-13602.2

Scottish Government Priorities: Investing in Scotland’s Public Services

Submitted by: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, June 13, 2024

Result 45 for, 61 against, 0 abstained, 23 did not vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-13602

Scottish Government Priorities: Investing in Scotland’s Public Services

Submitted by: Shona Robison, Dundee City East, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, June 11, 2024

Supported by: Neil Gray, Ivan McKee
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, June 13, 2024

Result 61 for, 46 against, 0 abstained, 22 did not vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6 SP Bill 34 Amendment 9

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Result 29 for, 79 against, 1 abstained, 20 did not vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6 SP Bill 34 Amendment 6

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Result 29 for, 81 against, 1 abstained, 18 did not vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motions

Questions

Questions Craig Hoy has asked

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

Question ref. S6O-03575

Asked by: Hoy, Craig, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 5 June 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government what discussions it has had with NHS Lothian and NHS Borders regarding financial stability in the 2024-25 financial year."

Taken in the Chamber on 13 June 2024

Question ref. S6W-27281

Asked by: Hoy, Craig, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 3 May 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it plans to revise any guidance on political activity in schools during a General Election period."

Answered by Jenny Gilruth on 20 May 2024

Question ref. S6W-27282

Asked by: Hoy, Craig, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 3 May 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it plans to revise the rules governing political impartiality in schools."

Answered by Jenny Gilruth on 20 May 2024

Question ref. S6O-03391

Asked by: Hoy, Craig, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 1 May 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government what Forestry and Land Scotland is doing to deliver economic benefit from the land that it manages, including through supporting mountain bike tourism."

Taken in the Chamber on 8 May 2024

Question ref. S6W-26557

Asked by: Hoy, Craig, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 4 April 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government what estimate it has made, based on any data that it has received from HMRC, of the total value of the contribution made by Scottish employers to the UK apprenticeship levy."

Answered by Graeme Dey on 1 May 2024

Question ref. S6W-26904

Asked by: Hoy, Craig, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18 April 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it is reviewing the performance of the Young Persons’ (Under 22s) Free Bus Travel scheme."

Answered by Fiona Hyslop on 29 April 2024

Question ref. S6W-26558

Asked by: Hoy, Craig, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 28 March 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government how much total funding is made available to colleges to deliver apprenticeships."

Answered by Graeme Dey on 25 April 2024

Question ref. S6W-26560

Asked by: Hoy, Craig, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 28 March 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government when it next plans to review the amount paid, per apprentice, to (a) colleges and (b) independent learning providers to deliver apprenticeships."

Answered by Graeme Dey on 25 April 2024

Question ref. S6W-26559

Asked by: Hoy, Craig, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 28 March 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government how much total funding is made available to independent learning providers to deliver apprenticeships."

Answered by Graeme Dey on 25 April 2024

Question ref. S6O-03361

Asked by: Hoy, Craig, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 24 April 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government what due diligence is conducted by Home Energy Scotland when selecting recommended suppliers to install energy efficiency improvements that are supported by Scottish Government funding."

Taken in the Chamber on 1 May 2024

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