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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Emma Roddick

Scottish National Party

MSP for Highlands and Islands (Region) 2021 - present day

About Emma Roddick

Contact details

Contact online

Website: emmaroddick.scot

X (previously known as Twitter): @Emma_Roddick

Facebook: Emma's facebook

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 6328
Text relay calls welcome.

Committees

Emma is a member of 1 committee

Cross-party groups

Emma is not a member of any cross-party groups

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Emma does not have any parliamentary or government roles

Party Roles

Emma does not have any party roles

Previous roles

Emma has had 4 previous roles

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

30 March 2023 - 08 May 2024

Minister for Equalities, Migration and Refugees

Scottish Government

10 November 2022 - 31 March 2023

Social Justice and Social Security Committee

Deputy Convener

17 June 2021 - 10 November 2022

Social Justice and Social Security Committee

Member

08 September 2021 - 31 March 2022

Local Government Housing and Planning Committee

Substitute Member

Register of interests

Emma'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 Emma Roddick 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 June 2024

Strategic Transport Projects Review 2 (Highlands and Islands)

6. Emma Roddick (Highlands and Islands) (SNP): "To ask the Scottish Government how it envisages that the recommendations of the second strategic transport projects review will benefit the people of the Highlands and Islands. (S6O-03570)"

Chamber meeting date: 12 June 2024

Rural Depopulation

Emma Roddick (Highlands and Islands) (SNP): "I absolutely appreciate the points that Tim Eagle has made about housing availability…

Rural Affairs and Islands Committee meeting date: 12 June 2024

Salmon Farming in Scotland

Emma Roddick (Highlands and Islands) (SNP): "I will pick up on a couple of points. You have said a few times that the management of sea lice in Scotland has improved. Have the numbers of sea lice in Scotland gone down significantly?"

Chamber meeting date: 11 June 2024

Child Poverty

Emma Roddick (Highlands and Islands) (SNP): "It has felt like a very tumultuous time in politics for at least as long as I have been elected. However, that is how politics is—there always seems to be another event…

Chamber meeting date: 6 June 2024

Free Music Tuition in Schools

Emma Roddick (Highlands and Islands) (SNP): "As I know from personal experience, music education is a wonderful way for children to explore creativity and it can open up avenues into careers in the music sector…

Votes

How Emma Roddick has voted in Parliament

Find out how Emma Roddick 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 against

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 for

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 Emma Roddick has asked

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

Question ref. S6O-03593

Asked by: Roddick, Emma, Highlands and Islands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12 June 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide further details of how the Small Producers Pilot Fund has supported micro businesses in Scotland."

Taken in the Chamber on 19 June 2024

Question ref. S6O-03570

Asked by: Roddick, Emma, Highlands and Islands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 5 June 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government how it envisages that the recommendations of the second Strategic Transport Projects Review will benefit the people of the Highlands and Islands."

Taken in the Chamber on 13 June 2024

Question ref. S6W-27991

Asked by: Roddick, Emma, Highlands and Islands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 4 June 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government what discussions it has had with the UK Government regarding any modernisation of the energy consenting regime, as it relates to the UK Electricity Act 1989, to make pre-application community engagement mandatory."

Answer expected on 18 June 2024

Question ref. S6W-27687

Asked by: Roddick, Emma, Highlands and Islands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20 May 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government what its position is on how the Scottish National Investment Bank's £50 million investment in the Ardersier Port will benefit (a) the local area, (b) industry and (c) its climate ambitions."

Answered by Kate Forbes on 30 May 2024

Question ref. S6O-03519

Asked by: Roddick, Emma, Highlands and Islands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 29 May 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government, as part of its work to further the case for Scottish independence, what engagement it has carried out with businesses regarding Scotland's constitutional future."

Taken in the Chamber on 5 June 2024

Question ref. S6W-15641

Asked by: Roddick, Emma, Highlands and Islands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 3 March 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government what further progress has been made regarding Moray maternity services since December 2022."

Answered by Humza Yousaf on 3 March 2023

Question ref. S6O-01953

Asked by: Roddick, Emma, Highlands and Islands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 22 February 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the number of baby boxes that have been distributed since the scheme began."

Taken in the Chamber on 2 March 2023

Question ref. S6W-15257

Asked by: Roddick, Emma, Highlands and Islands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21 February 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government when it will publish its consultation document on the development of future grant support for forestry that the Minister for Environment and Land Reform announced in her opening statement in the parliamentary debate on Forestry’s Contribution to Net Zero Scotland, on 9 November 2022."

Answered by Mairi McAllan on 22 February 2023

Question ref. S6O-01851

Asked by: Roddick, Emma, Highlands and Islands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25 January 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government how it provides support to victims of violent crime in the pre-trial period."

Taken in the Chamber on 1 February 2023

Question ref. S6W-13361

Asked by: Roddick, Emma, Highlands and Islands, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19 December 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government, in relation to the publication, Neurological Conditions: estimating the prevalence in Scotland of selected conditions using General Practice and Hospital Admissions datasets, for what reasons there are no data on the prevalence of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) from (a) NHS Highland and…

Answered by Maree Todd on 16 January 2023

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