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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Evelyn Tweed

Scottish National Party

MSP for Stirling (Constituency) 2021 - present day

About Evelyn Tweed

Contact details

Contact online

Website: evelyntweed.scot

Post-d: @EvelynTweedSNP

Facebook: Evelyn's facebook

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 5088
Text relay calls welcome.

Contact at local office

Stirling Business Centre
Wellgreen Place
Stirling
FK8 2DZ

Phone: 01786 235 255
Text relay calls welcome.

Find out when the MSP's surgery times are on their website.

Committees

Cross-party groups

Evelyn is a member of 5 cross-party groups

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Bangladesh

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on End of Life Choices

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Tourism

Co-Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Towns and Town Centres

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Wood Panel Industry

Member

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Evelyn does not have any parliamentary or government roles

Party Roles

Evelyn does not have any party roles

Previous roles

Evelyn does not have any previous roles

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

Register of interests

Evelyn'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 Evelyn Tweed 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: 8 December 2022

Early Years Sector (Staffing)

Evelyn Tweed (Stirling) (SNP): "I welcome the cabinet secretary’s statement and the fact that all local authorities have set out their ambitions for tackling the poverty-related attainment gap…

Chamber meeting date: 8 December 2022

Scottish Attainment Challenge (Local Authority Stretch Aims)

Evelyn Tweed (Stirling) (SNP): "I welcome the cabinet secretary’s statement and the fact that all local authorities have set out their ambitions for tackling the poverty-related attainment gap…

Chamber meeting date: 7 December 2022

HMP Cornton Vale (Replacement)

6. Evelyn Tweed (Stirling) (SNP): "To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the construction of the new women’s prison facility to replace HMP Cornton Vale in Stirling. (S6O-01657)"

Health, Social Care and Sport Committee meeting date: 5 December 2022

National Care Service (Scotland) Bill: Stage 1

Evelyn Tweed (Stirling) (SNP): "I am keen that we move forward with a co-design process in which everyone feels included and feels that they have a say, but we have caught the general drift that you do not really know what that process looks like just now…

Chamber meeting date: 1 December 2022

World AIDS Day 2022

Evelyn Tweed (Stirling) (SNP): "I apologise to members for my lateness today. “It felt like a death sentence.” Those were the words of a constituent of mine who supported his partner through an HIV diagnosis in the 1990s…

Votes

How Evelyn Tweed has voted in Parliament

Find out how Evelyn Tweed has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6M-07133.2

International Human Rights Days

Submitted by: Rachael Hamilton, Ettrick, Roxburgh and Berwickshire, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, December 8, 2022

Result 29 for, 88 against, 0 abstained, 12 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-07133.1

International Human Rights Days

Submitted by: Pam Duncan-Glancy, Glasgow, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Supported by: Paul Sweeney
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, December 8, 2022

Result 23 for, 94 against, 0 abstained, 12 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-07133

International Human Rights Days

Submitted by: Christina McKelvie, Hamilton, Larkhall and Stonehouse, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Supported by: Ben Macpherson, Shona Robison
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, December 8, 2022

Result 86 for, 31 against, 0 abstained, 12 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-07111.3

The State of the Scottish Education System

Submitted by: Shirley-Anne Somerville, Dunfermline, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Supported by: Clare Haughey, Jamie Hepburn
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Result 66 for, 54 against, 0 abstained, 9 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-07120.1

Business Programme

Submitted by: Alexander Burnett, Aberdeenshire West, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Supported by: 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, December 7, 2022

Result 30 for, 91 against, 0 abstained, 8 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motions

Questions

Questions Evelyn Tweed has asked

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

Question ref. S6O-01657

Asked by: Tweed, Evelyn, Stirling, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 30 November 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the construction of the new women’s prison facility to replace HMP Cornton Vale in Stirling."

Taken in the Chamber on 7 December 2022

Question ref. S6O-01614

Asked by: Tweed, Evelyn, Stirling, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23 November 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government whether any further engagement is planned with the UK Government regarding the proposed Rural Visa Pilot scheme."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6F-01563

Asked by: Tweed, Evelyn, Stirling, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21 November 2022

"To ask the First Minister what steps the Scottish Government is taking to ensure that gender-based violence is being tackled in Scotland, in light of the start tomorrow of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence."

Taken in the Chamber on 24 November 2022

Question ref. S6W-12353

Asked by: Tweed, Evelyn, Stirling, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16 November 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government when it will publish its public consultation on potential restrictions on alcohol advertising and promotion in Scotland."

Answered by Maree Todd on 17 November 2022

Question ref. S6O-01551

Asked by: Tweed, Evelyn, Stirling, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 9 November 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what steps are being taken to highlight the risks of drink spiking as the Christmas party season approaches."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6O-01494

Asked by: Tweed, Evelyn, Stirling, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26 October 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what investment is being made in safe active travel routes in the Stirling area, including any missing links in the National Cycle Network at Manor Powis and between Doune and Callander."

Taken in the Chamber on 3 November 2022

Question ref. S6W-11258

Asked by: Tweed, Evelyn, Stirling, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 30 September 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what discussions it is having with the UK Government to ensure that people in rural areas in Scotland, who may not be connected to mains gas and are reliant on heating oil, are supported during winter."

Answered by Michael Matheson on 18 October 2022

Question ref. S6W-11257

Asked by: Tweed, Evelyn, Stirling, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 30 September 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what steps it is taking to protect users of pre-payment energy meters during winter, in light of reports that they could be impacted first in an energy cost crisis."

Answered by Michael Matheson on 18 October 2022

Question ref. S6W-10969

Asked by: Tweed, Evelyn, Stirling, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 8 September 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what steps it is taking to increase the uptake of the Young Persons' (Under 22s) Free Bus Travel Scheme, in light of reports from First Bus of just a 50% uptake since the scheme went live in January 2022."

Answered by Jenny Gilruth on 23 September 2022

Question ref. S6O-01062

Asked by: Tweed, Evelyn, Stirling, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 4 May 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what its position is on a recent report by the London School of Economics Centre for Economic Performance that states that Brexit-related trade barriers have resulted in a 6% increase in UK food prices."

Taken in the Chamber on 11 May 2022

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