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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

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 6976
Text relay calls welcome.

Committees

Cross-party groups

Craig is not a member of any cross-party groups

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Craig does not have any parliamentary or government roles

Party Roles

Craig has 2 party roles

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Mental Health

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Social Care

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Previous roles

Craig does not have any previous roles

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

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 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.

I own a part-share of a flat in East Lothian with a market value of between £350,001 and £400,000.

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.

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 National Trust for Scotland.

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

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

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 Candidates Board of the Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party.

I am a member of the Haddington Common Good Committee.

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.

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 July 2021

Covid-19

Craig Hoy (South Scotland) (Con): "Speaking after National Records of Scotland was forced to release data on Covid deaths in care homes, the First Minister said that the agency “operates in these kinds of decisions independently of ministers”…

Chamber meeting date: 24 June 2021

Cervical Screening

Craig Hoy (South Scotland) (Con): "I extend my condolences and thoughts to the women and their families who have been affected and I recognise that, for many people, the situation will be a source of significant anxiety. The minister mentioned possible funding…

Chamber meeting date: 23 June 2021

Coronavirus (Extension and Expiry) (Scotland) Bill: Stage 2

Craig Hoy (South Scotland) (Con): "I draw members’ attention to my entry in the register of interests, in relation to—"

Public Audit Committee meeting date: 23 June 2021

Interests

Craig Hoy (South Scotland) (Con): "I am an elected member of East Lothian Council and a board member of the South East Scotland Transport Partnership."

Public Audit Committee meeting date: 23 June 2021

Legacy Paper

Craig Hoy: "Thank you, and congratulations on being elected as convener. From looking through the report, I picked up what I thought was a sense of frustration from your predecessor as convener, particularly in paragraph 4 of the foreword…

Votes

How Craig Hoy has voted in Parliament

Find out how Craig Hoy has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6 SP Bill 1 Amendment 11 24 June 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, June 24, 2021

Result 30 for, 90 against, 0 abstained, 9 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-00479

Coronavirus (Extension and Expiry) (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: John Swinney, Perthshire North, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Supported by: George Adam
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, June 24, 2021

Result 90 for, 32 against, 0 abstained, 7 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6 SP Bill 1 Amendment 13

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, June 24, 2021

Result 59 for, 61 against, 0 abstained, 9 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6 SP Bill 1 Amendment 14

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, June 24, 2021

Result 61 for, 60 against, 0 abstained, 8 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6 SP Bill 1 Amendment 11 23 June 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Result 33 for, 88 against, 0 abstained, 8 no vote

MSP voted for

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-01703

Asked by: Hoy, Craig, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 23 July 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what information it has on which property factors have been issued property factor enforcement orders in each year since 2011, also broken down by how many orders each factor was issued with."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-01700

Asked by: Hoy, Craig, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 23 July 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how many of the cases considered by the First-tier Tribunal for Scotland housing and property chamber were found in favour of the (a) complainant and (b) property factor since 2011."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-01702

Asked by: Hoy, Craig, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22 July 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how many property factor enforcement orders have been made against property factors by the First-tier Tribunal for Scotland housing and property chamber in each year since 2011."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-01698

Asked by: Hoy, Craig, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22 July 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how many complaints against property factors have been brought to the First-tier Tribunal for Scotland housing and property chamber in each year since 2011, and, of these, how many were brought as a result of the property factor failing to (a) carry out their duties and (b) comply with the standards in the Code of…

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-01701

Asked by: Hoy, Craig, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22 July 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it plans to broaden the remit of the First-tier Tribunal for Scotland housing and property chamber to consider whether the fee charged by a property factor is (a) excessive, or (b) otherwise unjustified."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-01696

Asked by: Hoy, Craig, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22 July 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how many cases there have been of property factors operating without the appropriate (a) registration, and (b) approval through the property factor register, in each year since 2011."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-01697

Asked by: Hoy, Craig, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22 July 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how many property factors have been de-registered in each year since 2011, broken down by whether the factor was deregistered due to (a) no longer being considered to be a fit and proper person to be registered as a property factor, (b) having failed to comply with the obligation to include its registration number in…

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-01695

Asked by: Hoy, Craig, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22 July 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how many property factors have been registered, as required by the Property Factors (Scotland) Act 2011, in each year since 2011, broken down by (a) those remaining on the register, (b) those who have been newly admitted to the register, and (c) those who have been removed from the register."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-01694

Asked by: Hoy, Craig, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22 July 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how many property factor enforcement orders have been challenged in the Sheriff Court, and, of those challenges, how many were successfully challenged by property factors."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-01297

Asked by: Hoy, Craig, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 7 July 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what plans it has plans to require dog walking businesses to be licensed."

Answered by: Mairi Gougeon on 22 July 2021

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