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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Daniel Johnson

Scottish Labour

MSP for Edinburgh Southern (Constituency) 2016 - present day

About Daniel Johnson

Contact details

Contact online

Contact at local office

134 Comiston Road
Edinburgh
EH10 5QN

Phone: 0131 541 2145
Text relay calls welcome.

Committees

Daniel is a member of 2 committees

Cross-party groups

Daniel is a member of 5 cross-party groups

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Adult Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse

Deputy Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Autism

Deputy Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Independent Convenience Stores

Deputy Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Outdoor Education

Deputy Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on USA

Convener

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Daniel has 1 parliamentary and government role

Scottish Commission For Public Audit

Member

Party Roles

Daniel has 3 party roles

Party Spokesperson on Business

Scottish Labour

Party Spokesperson on Fair Work

Scottish Labour

Party Spokesperson on the Economy

Scottish Labour

Previous roles

Daniel has had 19 previous roles

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

22 September 2021 - 25 April 2023

Criminal Justice Committee

Substitute Member

22 June 2021 - 25 April 2023

Finance and Public Administration Committee

Deputy Convener

31 May 2021 - 10 April 2023

Party Spokesperson on Finance

Scottish Labour

10 April 2023 - 10 April 2023

Party Spokesperson on Economy

Scottish Labour

17 June 2021 - 22 June 2021

Finance and Public Administration Committee

Member

01 March 2021 - 04 May 2021

Party Spokesperson on Finance

Scottish Labour

11 September 2019 - 04 May 2021

Education and Skills Committee

Deputy Convener

20 November 2019 - 03 December 2020

Solicitors in the Supreme Courts of Scotland Amendment Bill Committee

Member

10 September 2019 - 11 September 2019

Education and Skills Committee

Member

18 June 2019 - 09 September 2019

Education and Skills Committee

Substitute Member

17 January 2018 - 08 September 2019

Justice SubCommittee on Policing

Member

09 January 2018 - 08 September 2019

Justice Committee

Member

19 December 2017 - 28 May 2019

Party Spokesperson on Justice

Scottish Labour

23 November 2017 - 09 January 2018

Economy Jobs and Fair Work Committee

Member

08 June 2016 - 09 January 2018

Education and Skills Committee

Member

29 September 2016 - 09 January 2018

Culture Tourism Europe and External Relations Committee

Substitute Member

25 May 2016 - 19 December 2017

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Education and Young People

Scottish Labour

08 June 2016 - 28 November 2017

Standards Procedures and Public Appointments Committee

Member

28 June 2016 - 29 September 2016

European and External Relations Committee

Substitute Member

Register of interests

Daniel'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 Daniel Johnson 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: 12 June 2024

Retail Sector (Support)

Daniel Johnson (Edinburgh Southern) (Lab): "I remind members of my entry in the register of members’ interests and the fact that I am a member of the Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers. I was at the Scottish Grocers Federation election event yesterday afternoon…

Chamber meeting date: 6 June 2024

Bankruptcy and Diligence (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3

Daniel Johnson (Edinburgh Southern) (Lab): "I thank the Government for lodging the amendments that the minister has just outlined, which broadly cover the area of clarifying the process…

Chamber meeting date: 6 June 2024

Bankruptcy and Diligence (Scotland) Bill

Daniel Johnson (Edinburgh Southern) (Lab): "I, too, thank the committee for its hard work. This is an important but technical bill; therefore, the hard work that the committee has done in providing insight and scrutiny on the proposed measures is vital…

Chamber meeting date: 5 June 2024

Business Motions

Daniel Johnson (Edinburgh Southern) (Lab): "I rise in support of the appeal to change the business motion for the following key reasons. The first is the quantum of the sums involved. We are talking about hundreds of millions of pounds of funding…

Chamber meeting date: 5 June 2024

Road Infrastructure

Daniel Johnson (Edinburgh Southern) (Lab): "Is the member interested to hear that the Danish Government has found that well-maintained roads save up to 8 per cent in CO2 emissions because of the efficiency that they provide? Will he reflect on that?"

Votes

How Daniel Johnson has voted in Parliament

Find out how Daniel Johnson 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 against

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 against

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 against

Vote Defeated

Motions

Questions

Questions Daniel Johnson has asked

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

Question ref. S6W-27776

Asked by: Johnson, Daniel, Edinburgh Southern, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 23 May 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government what information it has on how many of the 8,500 jobs created in Scotland through inward investment in the 2022-23 financial year were connected to UK projects."

Answered by Tom Arthur on 7 June 2024

Question ref. S6W-27777

Asked by: Johnson, Daniel, Edinburgh Southern, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 23 May 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government when the Scottish Industrial Energy Transformation Fund will reopen for applications, and what its budget allocation is for 2024."

Answered by Gillian Martin on 4 June 2024

Question ref. S6W-27576

Asked by: Johnson, Daniel, Edinburgh Southern, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 15 May 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government what its position is on a multi-year funding settlement for No One Left Behind."

Answered by Tom Arthur on 31 May 2024

Question ref. S6W-27577

Asked by: Johnson, Daniel, Edinburgh Southern, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 15 May 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S6W-27019 by Gillian Martin on 3 May 2024, when a decision on No One Left Behind funding for the remaining three quarters will be made."

Answered by Tom Arthur on 31 May 2024

Question ref. S6W-27522

Asked by: Johnson, Daniel, Edinburgh Southern, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 14 May 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S6W-25868 by Mairi McAllan on 4 March 2024, whether it will provide an update on when in summer 2024 it will publish its Green Industrial Strategy."

Answered by Mairi McAllan on 29 May 2024

Question ref. S6W-27176

Asked by: Johnson, Daniel, Edinburgh Southern, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 13 May 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government whether the Graduate Apprenticeship Enhancement Group has been created; who sits on it, and what the expected workstreams are for the group."

Answered by Graeme Dey on 28 May 2024

Question ref. S6W-27446

Asked by: Johnson, Daniel, Edinburgh Southern, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 10 May 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on implementation of the Investor Panel's recommendation 16, and whether such a mechanism has been designed."

Answered by Kate Forbes on 28 May 2024

Question ref. S6W-27448

Asked by: Johnson, Daniel, Edinburgh Southern, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 10 May 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on implementation of the Investor Panel's recommendation 14, and when the results of the exercise will be published."

Answered by Kate Forbes on 28 May 2024

Question ref. S6W-27447

Asked by: Johnson, Daniel, Edinburgh Southern, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 10 May 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on implementation of the Investor Panel's recommendation 9, and when the revised pipeline will be published."

Answered by Kate Forbes on 28 May 2024

Question ref. S6W-27236

Asked by: Johnson, Daniel, Edinburgh Southern, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 7 May 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S6W-17778 by Graeme Dey on 23 May 2023, whether it will provide updated information on how many (a) modern, (b) foundation and (c) graduate apprenticeship learning providers there have been since 2019-20, based on the latest information available."

Answered by Graeme Dey on 21 May 2024

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