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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.

Committees

Cross-party groups

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.

Here is the register for Craig Hoy. The date of their initial statement was 09 June 2021.

Remuneration and related undertaking

I am a local authority councillor for East Lothian Council (of John Muir House, Brewery Park, Haddington, East Lothian EH41 3HA). I work approximately 10-15 hours per week and receive remuneration of between £15,001 and £20,000 per annum, which includes the use of a a council owned laptop computer and a council mobile telephone for which a data package and council related calls are settled by East Lothian Council. My council salary is paid to a local charity and I intend to stand down from the council in May 2022.

Gifts

No registrable interests

Overseas visits

No registrable interests

Controlled transactions

No registrable interests

Heritable property

I own a part-share of a flat in East Lothian with a market value of between £100,001 and £150,000. The gross income from this property is between £5,001 and £10,000 per annum.

I own a part-share of a flat in Midlothian with a market value of between £100,001 and £150,000. The gross income from this property is between £5,001 and £10,000 per annum.

Until 18 August 2021 I owned a part-share of a flat in East Lothian with a market value of between £350,001 and £400,000. [Amended interest 15 November 2021, Ceased interest 15 November 2021]

Interest in shares

I own 35% of the issued share capital of Public Affairs Asia Ltd., a publishing, intelligence and conference business. These are ordinary shares with a market value of £35,000. This company operates and is registered overseas.

Voluntary

I am a member of the Haddington Common Good Committee.

I am a member of the Candidates Board of the Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party.

I am a member of the National Trust for Scotland.

I am a board member of the South of Scotland Transport Partnership.

My partner and father operate a retail premises (bookshop) in Haddington, which is leased from the Wrights and Masons Trust.

I am a friend of Blooming Haddington.

I am a friend of the Scottish Seabird Centre.

I am a member of the Performance & Audit Committee of the South of Scotland Transport Partnership.

I am a member of the Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party.

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: 25 May 2022

Delayed Discharge

6. Craig Hoy (South Scotland) (Con): "To ask the Scottish Government what recent assessment it has made of delayed discharge in the national health service. (S6O-01123)"

Chamber meeting date: 25 May 2022

Community Wealth Building

Craig Hoy (South Scotland) (Con): "Will the member take an intervention?"

Chamber meeting date: 19 May 2022

Long Covid

Craig Hoy (South Scotland) (Con): "Before I was elected to the Parliament, and in the early stages of my career, I was a journalist…

Public Audit Committee meeting date: 19 May 2022

Major Capital Projects: Accountability and Governance Arrangements

Craig Hoy (South Scotland) (Con): "Good morning, Mr Watson. I will dig a little bit deeper into governance assurance and oversight at portfolio and project levels and see whether any tension, overlap or gaps exist…

Chamber meeting date: 18 May 2022

Covid-19 Recovery (Hospital Restrictions)

3. Craig Hoy (South Scotland) (Con): "To ask the Scottish Government what cross-Government discussions regarding the remaining Covid-19 hospital restrictions have taken place as part of its Covid recovery strategy. (S6O-01088)"

Votes

How Craig Hoy has voted in Parliament

Find out how Craig Hoy has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6M-04621

Update on Delivery of Social Security Benefits

Submitted by: Ben Macpherson, Edinburgh Northern and Leith, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Supported by: Christina McKelvie, Shona Robison
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, May 26, 2022

Result 65 for, 48 against, 0 abstained, 16 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-04621.1

Update on Delivery of Social Security Benefits

Submitted by: Miles Briggs, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, May 26, 2022

Result 28 for, 85 against, 0 abstained, 16 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-04621.2

Update on Delivery of Social Security Benefits

Submitted by: Pam Duncan-Glancy, Glasgow, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Supported by: Mark Griffin, Paul Sweeney
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, May 26, 2022

Result 49 for, 64 against, 0 abstained, 16 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-04580.3

Community Wealth Building – Delivering Transformation in Scotland’s Local and Regional Economies

Submitted by: Douglas Lumsden, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Result 31 for, 87 against, 0 abstained, 11 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-04567.1

Keeping Care Close to Home and Improving Outcomes

Submitted by: Paul O'Kane, West Scotland, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Monday, May 23, 2022

Supported by: Carol Mochan, Paul Sweeney
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Result 21 for, 97 against, 3 abstained, 8 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motions

Written questions

Written questions Craig Hoy 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-08298

Asked by: Hoy, Craig, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 29 April 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what meetings the First Minister undertook on the commissioning of vessels 801 and 802 for the Clyde and Hebrides prior to the contract being awarded to Ferguson Marine."

Answered by: Jenny Gilruth on 13 May 2022

Question ref. S6W-08299

Asked by: Hoy, Craig, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 29 April 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what related meetings the First Minister undertook prior to the nationalisation of Ferguson Marine."

Answered by: Jenny Gilruth on 13 May 2022

Question ref. S6W-08277

Asked by: Hoy, Craig, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 28 April 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what plans it has to review the future funding arrangements for social care in Scotland."

Answered by: Kevin Stewart on 12 May 2022

Question ref. S6W-08092

Asked by: Hoy, Craig, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22 April 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government when the cost of grid infrastructure enhancements will be shared across all users rather than levied on individual households that are willing and able to afford investing in domestic generation and storage."

Answered by: Michael Matheson on 10 May 2022

Question ref. S6W-07253

Asked by: Hoy, Craig, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 11 March 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what the running cost was for each of its directorates in each of the last five years."

Answered by: Ivan McKee on 20 April 2022

Question ref. S6W-07538

Asked by: Hoy, Craig, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 30 March 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will consider introducing legislation to prevent a former employee taking an employer to an employment tribunal on purely malicious claims when the current cost for an employer to proceed to a tribunal is reported to be in the region of £7,000 to £10,000."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-07250

Asked by: Hoy, Craig, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 11 March 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what percentage of admissions to general surgery wards were repeat admissions, broken down by NHS board in each of the last five years."

Answered by: Humza Yousaf on 29 March 2022

Question ref. S6W-07251

Asked by: Hoy, Craig, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 11 March 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what percentage of admissions to the Scottish Liver Transplant Unit were repeat admissions, in each of the last five years."

Answered by: Humza Yousaf on 29 March 2022

Question ref. S6W-07249

Asked by: Hoy, Craig, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 11 March 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what percentage of heart-related hospital admissions were repeat admissions, broken down by NHS board in each of the last five years."

Answered by: Humza Yousaf on 29 March 2022

Question ref. S6W-07248

Asked by: Hoy, Craig, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 11 March 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what percentage of alcohol-related hospital admissions were repeat admissions, broken down by NHS board in each of the last five years."

Answered by: Humza Yousaf on 29 March 2022

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