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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

Gillian is a member of 1 committee

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 Improving Scotland’s Health

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Learning Disability

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Music

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Nuclear Disarmament

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 does not have any previous roles

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

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: 8 December 2022

Abortion Services (Safe Access Zones)

Gillian Mackay (Central Scotland) (Green): "Yesterday, we saw the very welcome ruling from the Supreme Court on the Abortion Services (Safe Access Zones) Bill in Northern Ireland…

Chamber meeting date: 6 December 2022

Standing Order Rule Change (Proxy Voting)

Gillian Mackay (Central Scotland) (Green): "I thank the members of the Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee for their work on the proxy voting scheme over the past few months…

Chamber meeting date: 6 December 2022

Carers Rights Day 2022

Gillian Mackay (Central Scotland) (Green): "I thank Paul O’Kane for bringing this important members’ business debate to the chamber. I also thank carers up and down the country for all the work that they do in looking after their loved ones…

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

National Care Service (Scotland) Bill: Stage 1

Gillian Mackay (Central Scotland) (Green): "What challenges currently face social care users and carers when making complaints, and how could those challenges be addressed by the bill…

Chamber meeting date: 1 December 2022

Alcohol Sport Sponsorship

3. Gillian Mackay (Central Scotland) (Green): "Like others, I want to add the thoughts of my party to the tributes paid here today to Doddie Weir…

Votes

How Gillian Mackay has voted in Parliament

Find out how Gillian Mackay 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 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-01685

Asked by: Mackay, Gillian, Central Scotland, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 7 December 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what its response is to the papers on taxation policy recently published by the Scottish Trades Union Congress and Institute for Public Policy Research Scotland."

Taken in the Chamber on 14 December 2022

Question ref. S6W-12565

Asked by: Mackay, Gillian, Central Scotland, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 25 November 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S6W-07643 by Maree Todd on 25 April 2022, when the meeting between its officials and the Scottish Huntington’s Association took place; what its officials understood “the need for further provisions and service development” for Huntington’s disease to be as a…

Answered by Maree Todd on 7 December 2022

Question ref. S6W-12566

Asked by: Mackay, Gillian, Central Scotland, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 25 November 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will support the introduction of a SIGN guideline on Huntington’s disease by working with NICE and the UK and devolved governments and agencies in order to share expertise and contribute to UK-wide coverage tailored to each health and social care system."

Answered by Maree Todd on 7 December 2022

Question ref. S6F-01600

Asked by: Mackay, Gillian, Central Scotland, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 28 November 2022

"To ask the First Minister what the Scottish Government's response is to reports that alcohol sport sponsorship can cause harm to vulnerable groups such as young people and those in recovery."

Taken in the Chamber on 1 December 2022

Question ref. S6O-01612

Asked by: Mackay, Gillian, Central Scotland, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 23 November 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what it is doing to reduce the risk of game birds raised as poultry spreading avian flu when they are released from captivity."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6O-01542

Asked by: Mackay, Gillian, Central Scotland, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 9 November 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government how the £50 million allocated for the Ukraine Longer Term Resettlement Fund is addressing any issues of insecurity faced by affected Ukrainians."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-11714

Asked by: Mackay, Gillian, Central Scotland, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 26 October 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what steps it is taking to reduce the stigma reportedly faced by liver disease patients from healthcare professionals in (a) primary and (b) secondary care."

Answered by Maree Todd on 4 November 2022

Question ref. S6W-11713

Asked by: Mackay, Gillian, Central Scotland, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 26 October 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what assessment it has made of the use of transient elastography in community settings to improve the early diagnosis of liver disease."

Answered by Maree Todd on 4 November 2022

Question ref. S6W-11353

Asked by: Mackay, Gillian, Central Scotland, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 6 October 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what the average waiting time has been for children to receive hospital treatment from audiology services in NHS Highland, following a GP or other referral, in each year since 2014."

Answered by Humza Yousaf on 1 November 2022

Question ref. S6W-11354

Asked by: Mackay, Gillian, Central Scotland, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 6 October 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what the current waiting time is for a paediatric audiology appointment in NHS Highland."

Answered by Humza Yousaf on 1 November 2022

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