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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

Post-d: @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

Cross-party groups

Craig is a member of 7 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 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 3 party roles

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Mental Health

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Social Care

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Party Chairman

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Previous roles

Craig had 1 previous role

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

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: 1 February 2023

Heart Month 2023

Craig Hoy (South Scotland) (Con): "I thank Paul McLennan for securing the debate and congratulate him on doing so. It is timely and very important. The figures in the motion highlight the devastating effect that heart disease can have on communities throughout Scotland…

Chamber meeting date: 31 January 2023

National Care Service (Co-design Process)

Craig Hoy (South Scotland) (Con): "The Scottish Conservatives have warned for months that the Scottish National Party’s plans for a national care service are unnecessary, unworkable and could fatally undermine local care provision…

Chamber meeting date: 24 January 2023

Hunting with Dogs (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3

Craig Hoy (South Scotland) (Con): "On a point of order, Presiding Officer. My app seems to have frozen; I would have voted no."

Chamber meeting date: 19 January 2023

NHS Borders and NHS Lothian

Craig Hoy (South Scotland) (Con): "I was recently contacted by a constituent whose 92-year-old mother, who lives in the NHS Lothian area, suffered a bad fall in her own home. She lay on a hard wooden floor in a lot of pain for five hours, waiting for an ambulance to arrive…

Public Audit Committee meeting date: 19 January 2023

Section 22 Report: “The 2021/22 audit of the Scottish Government Consolidated Accounts”

Craig Hoy (South Scotland) (Con): "Good morning, Mr Boyle. Your report identifies a £2 billion underspend across the capital and resource budgets. Is that level of underspend reasonable…

Votes

How Craig Hoy has voted in Parliament

Find out how Craig Hoy 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 against

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 against

Vote Passed

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

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

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. S6W-14419

Asked by: Hoy, Craig, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 2 February 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government what percentage of in-hospital patients, who have an episode of hypoglycaemia, have a timely resolution of this."

Answer expected on 2 March 2023

Question ref. S6W-14587

Asked by: Hoy, Craig, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 2 February 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S6W-13427 by Lorna Slater on 19 January 2023, what further work is currently underway to ensure that the interactions between minimum unit pricing and the Deposit Return Scheme are understood, and what discussions it has had with the industry on this issue."

Answer expected on 2 March 2023

Question ref. S6O-01890

Asked by: Hoy, Craig, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 2 February 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on progress towards the launch of the Deposit Return Scheme."

Taken in the Chamber on 9 February 2023

Question ref. S6W-14067

Asked by: Hoy, Craig, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19 January 2023

"To ask the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body what potential impact the proposals in the Scottish Government consultation, Restricting alcohol advertising and promotion, would have on the Parliament shop, including on the sale of alcohol such as Parliament-branded whisky and gin."

Answered by Christine Grahame on 2 February 2023

Question ref. S6W-14069

Asked by: Hoy, Craig, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19 January 2023

"To ask the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body how much has been spent in preparation for the introduction of the Deposit Return Scheme."

Answered by Claire Baker MSP on 2 February 2023

Question ref. S6W-14070

Asked by: Hoy, Craig, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19 January 2023

"To ask the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body whether the Parliament has faced any challenges in preparing for the introduction of the Deposit Return Scheme."

Answered by Claire Baker on 2 February 2023

Question ref. S6W-14068

Asked by: Hoy, Craig, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19 January 2023

"To ask the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body what preparation the Parliament has made for the introduction of the Deposit Return Scheme."

Answered by Claire Baker on 2 February 2023

Question ref. S6W-14285

Asked by: Hoy, Craig, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 25 January 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government, in light of the recommendation in Coming Home Implementation: A report from the working group on complex care and delayed discharge, whether it will provide an update on what it has done to develop the Dynamic Support Register into a tool for national use."

Answered by Kevin Stewart on 1 February 2023

Question ref. S6W-14027

Asked by: Hoy, Craig, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18 January 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S6W-13514 by Maree Todd on 16 January 2023, when it anticipates the Menopause and Menstrual Health Policy Working Group will have developed a menopause and menstrual health workplace policy for NHS Scotland."

Holding Answer by Maree Todd on 1 February 2023

Question ref. S6W-14429

Asked by: Hoy, Craig, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 27 January 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government what consideration it has given to allowing licensing boards to charge more than £10 for an occasional licence where the cost of administering the licensing is significantly higher than £10."

Answered by Elena Whitham on 1 February 2023

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