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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Dr. Sandesh Gulhane

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for Glasgow (Region) 2021 - present day

About Dr. Sandesh Gulhane

Contact details

Contact online

Post-d: @sandeshgulhane

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 6162
Text relay calls welcome.

Contact at local office

1018 Maryhill Road
Glasgow
G20 9TE

Phone: 0141 946 3335
Text relay calls welcome.

Committees

Sandesh is a member of 2 committees

Cross-party groups

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Sandesh does not have any parliamentary or government roles

Party Roles

Sandesh has 2 party roles

Party Spokesperson on Health

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Party Spokesperson on Social Care

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Previous roles

Sandesh has had 3 previous roles

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

21 May 2021 - 16 September 2021

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Public Health

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

21 May 2021 - 16 September 2021

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Sport

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

21 May 2021 - 16 September 2021

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Women's Health

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Register of interests

Sandesh'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 Dr. Sandesh Gulhane. The date of their initial statement was 10 June 2021.

Remuneration and related undertaking

I am a self-employed GP and work for a GP surgery in Glasgow. I work one day per week and earn between £30,001-£35,000 gross per annum, before deductions for tax and national insurance.

Until 4 August 2021, I was Head of Medicine at Queen's Park Football Club, Lesser Hampden Park, Mount Florida, Glasgow, G42 9BA. I worked one day per month and earned between £3,000-£5,000 per annum. [Amended interest 6 Aug 2021]

Until the end of June 2021, I worked as a self-employed GP at a GP surgery in Glasgow earning between £5,001-£10,000 gross per annum, before deductions for tax and national insurance. I worked approximately one day per month.

Until the end of June 2021, I worked as a self-employed GP at a GP surgery in Glasgow earning between £10,001-£15,000 gross per annum, before deductions for tax and national insurance. I worked three days per week.

On 16 May 2022, I received remuneration for the provision of match-day medical cover on 9 April for St Johnstone Football Club (McDiarmid Park, Crieff Road, Perth, PH1 2SJ). The sum received was between £0 and £500 before deductions for tax and national insurance. [Registered 25 May 2022]

Gifts

No registrable interests

Overseas visits

No registrable interests

Controlled transactions

No registrable interests

Heritable property

I jointly own a flat in Glasgow with a market value of between £300,001-£350,000. I rent this property and receive a gross annual income of £10,001-£15,000. [Amended interest 12 March 2022]

Interest in shares

No registrable interests

Voluntary

I am a member of the British Medical Association.

I have previously worked as a doctor for multiple GP practices and hospitals.

Until 21 September, I was a Director of Conscious Wellness, a media and health company. [Amended interest 15 March 2022]

I am a member of the Royal College of General Practitioners.

I was a broadcaster for STV.

I am a champion for Chest, Heart and Stroke Scotland. [Registered 30 September 2021]

I was a broadcaster for BBC TV and Radio.

I am a member of the Royal College of Surgeons.

I am a member of the Medical and Dental Defence Union Scotland.

I am a "Paths Champion" for Ramblers Scotland. [Registered 30 September 2021]

I am a member of the British Association of Physicians of Indian Origin.

Recent Activity

What was said

What Dr. Sandesh Gulhane 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: 28 June 2022

Independence Referendum

Sandesh Gulhane (Glasgow) (Con): "One in two of us will get cancer in our lifetime. This morning, new statistics revealed that cancer waiting times are the worst on record, but what are we talking about this afternoon? Another divisive referendum…

Chamber meeting date: 23 June 2022

Medication Assisted Treatment Standards

Sandesh Gulhane (Glasgow) (Con): "Overall, nearly three quarters of alcohol and drug partnerships were unable to provide documented policies, guidelines and standard operating procedures that were sufficient to demonstrate full and consistent implementation of the MAT standards…

Chamber meeting date: 22 June 2022

Social Care Charges

Sandesh Gulhane (Glasgow) (Con): "It is nice to hear some details about the national care service from the SNP, but that has come after the photo opportunity and an announcement to the press…

Health, Social Care and Sport Committee meeting date: 21 June 2022

Health Inequalities

Sandesh Gulhane (Glasgow) (Con): "Professor Marmot, I remember reading about everything that you were doing when I was at medical school, so it is great to be able to see you and speak to you. I have a question for Professor Meier…

Chamber meeting date: 15 June 2022

Long Covid (Support)

Sandesh Gulhane (Glasgow) (Con): "It is not just Audrey Nicoll’s constituent; there are 150,000 long Covid sufferers in Scotland. According to Professor Edward Duncan of the University of Stirling, many thousands of those 150,000 Scots require treatment but remain unsupported…

Votes

How Dr. Sandesh Gulhane has voted in Parliament

Find out how Dr. Sandesh Gulhane has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6M-05235.3

Northern Ireland Protocol Bill

Submitted by: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Result 85 for, 25 against, 0 abstained, 19 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-05254

Business Programme

Submitted by: George Adam, Paisley, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Result 63 for, 47 against, 0 abstained, 19 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-05254.1

Business Programme

Submitted by: Stephen Kerr, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Supported by: Jeremy Balfour, Miles Briggs, Alexander Burnett, Donald Cameron, Jackson Carlaw, Finlay Carson, Sharon Dowey, Russell Findlay, Murdo Fraser, Meghan Gallacher, Maurice Golden, Pam Gosal, Jamie Greene, Dr. Sandesh Gulhane, Jamie Halcro Johnston, Rachael Hamilton, Craig Hoy, Liam Kerr, Dean Lockhart, Douglas Lumsden, Edward Mountain, Oliver Mundell, Douglas Ross, Graham Simpson, Liz Smith, Alexander Stewart, Sue Webber, Annie Wells, Tess White, Brian Whittle
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Result 47 for, 63 against, 0 abstained, 19 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-05154

Fireworks and Pyrotechnic Articles (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: Ash Regan, Edinburgh Eastern, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, June 21, 2022

Supported by: Keith Brown
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Result 84 for, 0 against, 25 abstained, 20 no vote

MSP abstained

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-05235.2

Northern Ireland Protocol Bill

Submitted by: Donald Cameron, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Result 25 for, 85 against, 0 abstained, 19 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motions

Written questions

Written questions Dr. Sandesh Gulhane 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-08632

Asked by: Gulhane, Sandesh, Glasgow, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21 June 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what action is being taken to monitor sepsis prevalence and improve patient treatment and outcomes."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-09084

Asked by: Gulhane, Sandesh, Glasgow, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10 June 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what its response is to the reported concerns of the pest control industry regarding the impact that banning glue traps might have on their ability to deal with infestation outbreaks."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-08631

Asked by: Gulhane, Sandesh, Glasgow, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19 May 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking to ensure that clinicians are acting in accordance with the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges’ recently-released clinical guidance on sepsis, in light of the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) reportedly having also agreed to update its guidance on sepsis."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-08630

Asked by: Gulhane, Sandesh, Glasgow, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19 May 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government for what reason patients with sepsis in Scotland are reportedly instructed to access healthcare using a different symptom list to other parts of the UK, and what steps are being taken to ensure that clinician recognition criteria are aligned with their equivalents in other parts of the UK, using standardised…

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-08629

Asked by: Gulhane, Sandesh, Glasgow, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19 May 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what percentage of waste from NHS hospitals was recycled in each of the last five calendar years."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-08628

Asked by: Gulhane, Sandesh, Glasgow, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19 May 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what percentage of packaging from theatre equipment at NHS hospitals was recycled in each of the last five calendar years."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-08164

Asked by: Gulhane, Sandesh, Glasgow, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22 April 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S6W-03513 by Humza Yousaf on 8 November 2021, what development plans it has for Scotland’s genetic laboratories and frontline genetics services, and what investment it will make in the current financial year to support the delivery of any plans."

Answered by: Humza Yousaf on 18 May 2022

Question ref. S6W-08168

Asked by: Gulhane, Sandesh, Glasgow, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22 April 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will publish a genomic diagnostics strategy, and, if so, when."

Answered by: Humza Yousaf on 18 May 2022

Question ref. S6W-08167

Asked by: Gulhane, Sandesh, Glasgow, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22 April 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S6W-03514 by Humza Yousaf on 27 October 2021, what engagement the National Services Division and Scottish Genomics Leadership Group are having with the pharmaceutical industry and academia on the design of sustainable genetic laboratories and frontline genetics services that would…

Answered by: Humza Yousaf on 16 May 2022

Question ref. S6W-08169

Asked by: Gulhane, Sandesh, Glasgow, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22 April 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S6W-03517 by Humza Yousaf on 27 October 2021, and the National Services Division review of NHS Scotland’s genomics services, what steps are being taken to align the timing of the publication of advice by the Scottish Medicines Consortium with the commissioning of companion…

Answered by: Humza Yousaf on 16 May 2022

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