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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Gillian Mackay

Scottish Green Party

MSP for Central Scotland (Region) 2021 - present day

About Gillian Mackay

Contact details

Contact online

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 6341
Text relay calls welcome.

Committees

Cross-party groups

Gillian is a member of 8 cross-party groups

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Carers

Co-Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Disability

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Funerals and Bereavement

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Heart and Circulatory Diseases

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Learning Disability

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Nuclear Disarmament

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Shared Parenting

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Stroke

Convener

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Gillian has 1 parliamentary and government role

Parliamentary Bureau

Member

Party Roles

Gillian has 1 party role

Party Spokesperson on Health and Social Care

Scottish Green Party

Previous roles

Gillian had 1 previous role

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

29 November 2023 - 22 May 2024

Finance and Public Administration Committee

Substitute Member

Register of interests

Gillian'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 Gillian Mackay 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: 22 May 2024

Adult Mental Health

Gillian Mackay (Central Scotland) (Green): "I, too, extend my gratitude to the Public Audit Committee and its clerks for their work in the production of the report…

Chamber meeting date: 21 May 2024

Infected Blood Inquiry

Gillian Mackay (Central Scotland) (Green): "I echo others by offering my party’s condolences to those who have lost a loved one and thanking all those who have campaigned for justice. The announcement of compensation should be welcomed…

Health, Social Care and Sport Committee meeting date: 21 May 2024

Healthcare in Remote and Rural Areas

Gillian Mackay (Central Scotland) (Green): "We have explored some workforce issues. How does the work to support the workforce link in with the wider need for reform?"

Health, Social Care and Sport Committee meeting date: 21 May 2024

Tobacco and Vapes Bill

Gillian Mackay: "Good morning. I am pleased that the committee so far seems to be taking a public health approach to the issues. Mr Dunne, I want to challenge you on a couple of points. You said that your organisation takes the safety of children very seriously…

Chamber meeting date: 15 May 2024

Post Office (Horizon System)

6. Gillian Mackay (Central Scotland) (Green): "To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update ahead of the introduction of the proposed Post Office (Horizon System) Offences (Scotland) Bill, including in relation to the potential overturning of any wrongful convictions of postmasters in Scotland that were based on evidence from the Post Office’s Horizon computer system.…

Votes

How Gillian Mackay has voted in Parliament

Find out how Gillian Mackay has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6 SP Bill 47 Amendment 2

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, May 23, 2024

Result 28 for, 93 against, 0 abstained, 8 did not vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6 SP Bill 47 Amendment 3

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, May 23, 2024

Result 28 for, 93 against, 0 abstained, 8 did not vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6 SP Bill 47 Amendment 7

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, May 23, 2024

Result 28 for, 93 against, 0 abstained, 8 did not vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6 SP Bill 47 Amendment 9

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, May 23, 2024

Result 28 for, 93 against, 0 abstained, 8 did not vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6 SP Bill 47 Amendment 6

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, May 23, 2024

Result 33 for, 88 against, 0 abstained, 8 did not vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motions

Questions

Questions Gillian Mackay has asked

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

Question ref. S6O-03500

Asked by: Mackay, Gillian, Central Scotland, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 22 May 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on what steps it is taking to address child poverty."

Taken in the Chamber on 30 May 2024

Question ref. S6W-27275

Asked by: Mackay, Gillian, Central Scotland, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 3 May 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government what progress has been made on the two FAST (Face, Arms, Speech, Time) stroke awareness commitments in the Stroke Improvement Plan 2023, and when it plans to run a FAST media campaign."

Answered by Jenni Minto on 20 May 2024

Question ref. S6W-27454

Asked by: Mackay, Gillian, Central Scotland, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 10 May 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S6W-26372 by Siobhan Brown on 16 April 2024, which local authorities have (a) applied for funding from the Scottish Government relating to the implementation of firework control zones and (b) opened the application process for firework control zones so that they are in place by…

Answer expected on 28 May 2024

Question ref. S6O-03433

Asked by: Mackay, Gillian, Central Scotland, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 8 May 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update ahead of the introduction of the proposed Post Office (Horizon System) Offences (Scotland) Bill, including in relation to the potential overturning of any wrongful convictions of postmasters in Scotland that were based on evidence from the Post Office’s Horizon computer system."

Taken in the Chamber on 15 May 2024

Question ref. S6F-02931

Asked by: Mackay, Gillian, Central Scotland, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 11 March 2024

"To ask the First Minister what the Scottish Government's response is to the current 40 Days for Life protests."

Taken in the Chamber on 14 March 2024

Question ref. S6O-03179

Asked by: Mackay, Gillian, Central Scotland, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 28 February 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government what public health measures are being taken to minimise harm from vaping, prior to the introduction of the proposed ban on single-use vapes."

Taken in the Chamber on 7 March 2024

Question ref. S6W-24884

Asked by: Mackay, Gillian, Central Scotland, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 26 January 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the action that it will take to tackle the environmental impact of single-use vapes, following the closure of the four nations consultation, Creating a Smokefree Generation and Tackling Youth Vaping."

Answered by Lorna Slater on 29 January 2024

Question ref. S6F-02641

Asked by: Mackay, Gillian, Central Scotland, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 11 December 2023

"To ask the First Minister what assessment the Scottish Government has made of any social benefit of extending free bus travel to all under 22s."

Taken in the Chamber on 14 December 2023

Question ref. S6W-22896

Asked by: Mackay, Gillian, Central Scotland, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 13 November 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government what its response is to (a) the Barnardo’s report, The Missing Link: Social Prescribing for Children and Young People, and (b) its recommendations for how social prescribing should be applied in Scotland."

Answered by Michael Matheson on 22 November 2023

Question ref. S6W-22897

Asked by: Mackay, Gillian, Central Scotland, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 13 November 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will consider the expansion of community link workers for children and young people, as recommended in the Barnardo’s report, The Missing Link: Social Prescribing for Children and Young People."

Answered by Michael Matheson on 22 November 2023

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