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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Elena Whitham

Scottish National Party

MSP for Carrick, Cumnock and Doon Valley (Constituency) 2021 - present day

About Elena Whitham

Contact details

Contact online

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 5494
Text relay calls welcome.

Committees

Elena is a member of 1 committee

Cross-party groups

Elena is not a member of any cross-party groups

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Elena does not have any parliamentary or government roles

Party Roles

Elena does not have any party roles

Previous roles

Elena had 1 previous role

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

17 June 2021 - 22 June 2021

Local Government Housing and Planning Committee

Member

Register of interests

Elena'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 Elena Whitham. The date of their initial statement was 02 June 2021.

Remuneration and related undertaking

I am Depute Leader of East Ayrshire Council (of Council Headquarters, London Road, Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire, KA3 7BU). I spend approximately 20 hours a week on this role. I receive remuneration of between £25,001 and £30,000 per annum. I will be donating my councillor salary after deductions and taxes to charities within my ward for remainder of my term.

Gifts

No registrable interests

Overseas visits

No registrable interests

Controlled transactions

No registrable interests

Heritable property

No registrable interests

Interest in shares

No registrable interests

Voluntary

I am a member of Women for Independence.

I am currently a member of the 16th Ayrshire Scout Group.

Recent Activity

What was said

What Elena Whitham 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

Elena Whitham (Carrick, Cumnock and Doon Valley) (SNP): "Even with a move to level 0, some businesses’ restrictions will remain in place. It is essential that businesses that are impacted by restrictions continue to be provided with the support that they require…

Local Government, Housing and Planning Committee meeting date: 22 June 2021

Interests

Elena Whitham (Carrick, Cumnock and Doon Valley) (SNP): "As some of my fellow members are, I am an elected member, of East Ayrshire Council."

Local Government, Housing and Planning Committee meeting date: 22 June 2021

Deputy Convener

Elena Whitham: "Thank you very much. The committee is one of the most dynamic and interesting ones, and I look forward to working with you all over the next five years."

Chamber meeting date: 17 June 2021

Prosecution System

2. Elena Whitham (Carrick, Cumnock and Doon Valley) (SNP): "To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking to ensure that the prosecution system delivers fairer and more effective justice. (S6O-00042)"

Chamber meeting date: 17 June 2021

Drug-related Deaths

Elena Whitham (Carrick, Cumnock and Doon Valley) (SNP): "I rise to speak in support of the motion…

Votes

How Elena Whitham has voted in Parliament

Find out how Elena Whitham 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 for

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 against

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 against

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 against

Vote Defeated

Motions

Written questions

Written questions Elena Whitham 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.

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