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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Gillian Martin

Scottish National Party

MSP for Aberdeenshire East (Constituency) 2016 - present day

About Gillian Martin

Contact details

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 6956
Text relay calls welcome.

Contact at their Constituency

Suite A, Unit 6
Colpy Business Park
Oldmeldrum
Aberdeenshire
AB51 0FU

Phone: 01651 871750
Text relay calls welcome.

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

Committees

Gillian is a member of 1 committee

Cross-party groups

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Gillian has 1 parliamentary and government role

Conveners Group

Member

Party Roles

Gillian does not have any party roles

Previous roles

Gillian has had 8 previous roles

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

17 June 2021 - 22 June 2021

Health Social Care and Sport Committee

Member

01 September 2020 - 04 May 2021

Equalities and Human Rights Committee

Member

25 February 2020 - 04 May 2021

Finance and Constitution Committee

Substitute Member

11 September 2018 - 04 May 2021

Environment Climate Change and Land Reform Committee

Convener

11 September 2018 - 04 May 2021

Conveners Group

Member

06 September 2018 - 11 September 2018

Environment Climate Change and Land Reform Committee

Member

08 June 2016 - 06 September 2018

Economy Jobs and Fair Work Committee

Member

08 June 2016 - 06 September 2018

Education and Skills Committee

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.

Here is the register for Gillian Martin. The date of their initial statement was 15 May 2021.

Remuneration and related undertaking

No registrable interests

Gifts

No registrable interests

Overseas visits

No registrable interests

Controlled transactions

No registrable interests

Heritable property

On 12 August 2021 I acquired a one bedroom cottage in Aberdeenshire with a market value of between £50,001 and £100,00. I derive no income from this property. [Registered 7 September 2021]

Interest in shares

No registrable interests

Voluntary

I am a member of Women for Independence.

Recent Activity

What was said

What Gillian Martin 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: 2 December 2021

Covid-19: Preparing for Winter and Priorities for Recovery

Gillian Martin (Aberdeenshire East) (SNP): "On behalf of the Health, Social Care and Sport Committee, I welcome the opportunity to contribute to the debate. On 9 November, the committee took evidence from a range of stakeholders on seasonal planning and preparedness in health and social care…

Chamber meeting date: 1 December 2021

Women’s Access to Justice

1. Gillian Martin (Aberdeenshire East) (SNP): "To ask the Scottish Government how it is improving women’s access to justice. (S6O-00456)"

Chamber meeting date: 1 December 2021

Queen Elizabeth University Hospital (Patient Safety)

Gillian Martin (Aberdeenshire East) (SNP): "Debates such as this are always difficult, because most of us are parents, mothers or husbands. It is painful to talk about loss and I have no doubt that it is painful to hear your loss being discussed in public…

Chamber meeting date: 30 November 2021

Storm Arwen (Response)

Gillian Martin (Aberdeenshire East) (SNP): "I have never before seen such damage from high winds in my area. We are all aware of the volumes of people who are still without power…

Chamber meeting date: 30 November 2021

Residential Rehabilitation

Gillian Martin (Aberdeenshire East) (SNP): "The expansion of residential rehabilitation is welcome; however, the minister outlined in her statement the importance of having a range of different treatments available. What role will community services play as access to rehab is expanded…

Votes

How Gillian Martin has voted in Parliament

Find out how Gillian Martin has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6M-02326

Action on Active Ventilation in Schools

Submitted by: Michael Marra, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Monday, November 29, 2021

Supported by: Paul Sweeney, Martin Whitfield
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Result 65 for, 54 against, 0 abstained, 10 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-02327.1

Protecting Patient Safety at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital

Submitted by: Douglas Ross, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Supported by: Rachael Hamilton, Douglas Lumsden
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Result 54 for, 64 against, 0 abstained, 11 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-02326.1

Action on Active Ventilation in Schools

Submitted by: Shirley-Anne Somerville, Dunfermline, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Supported by: Clare Haughey, Jamie Hepburn
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Result 65 for, 54 against, 0 abstained, 10 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-02327.2

Protecting Patient Safety at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital

Submitted by: Humza Yousaf, Glasgow Pollok, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Supported by: Kevin Stewart, Maree Todd
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Result 64 for, 54 against, 0 abstained, 11 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-02327

Protecting Patient Safety at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital

Submitted by: Anas Sarwar, Glasgow, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Monday, November 29, 2021

Supported by: Jackie Baillie, Carol Mochan, Paul O'Kane, Paul Sweeney
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Result 64 for, 55 against, 0 abstained, 10 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motions

Written questions

Written questions Gillian Martin 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.

Question ref. S6W-04888

Asked by: Martin, Gillian, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 3 December 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government when the report of the independent review of maternity services in Moray is due to be published."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-04380

Asked by: Martin, Gillian, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10 November 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what action NHS Scotland is taking to help tackle the climate emergency."

Answered by: Humza Yousaf on 11 November 2021

Question ref. S6W-04328

Asked by: Martin, Gillian, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 9 November 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government when it plans to publish its draft Hydrogen Action Plan."

Answered by: Michael Matheson on 10 November 2021

Question ref. S6W-03273

Asked by: Martin, Gillian, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23 September 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government when it will provide an update on the mandatory COVID-19 vaccine certification scheme."

Answered by: John Swinney on 23 September 2021

Question ref. S6W-03270

Asked by: Martin, Gillian, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 22 September 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government when it will provide an update on the COVID-19 vaccination certification scheme."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-03191

Asked by: Martin, Gillian, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20 September 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government when the results of the joint four nation consultation on mandatory fortification of flour with folic acid will be published."

Answered by: Maree Todd on 20 September 2021

Question ref. S6W-02922

Asked by: Martin, Gillian, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 9 September 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government when it will publish its plans to help consumers make healthy food choices when eating out of the home or ordering in."

Answered by: Maree Todd on 10 September 2021

Question ref. S6W-02417

Asked by: Martin, Gillian, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20 August 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on progress reviewing the cases of individuals whose records indicate they may have had a subtotal hysterectomy before 1997 but who have been excluded from the Scottish Cervical Screening Programme."

Answered by: Maree Todd on 23 August 2021

Question ref. S6W-02050

Asked by: Martin, Gillian, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 3 August 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what discussions it has had with the UK Government regarding the reopening or replacement of the Non-Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive scheme."

Answered by: Michael Matheson on 22 August 2021

Question ref. S6W-00359

Asked by: Martin, Gillian, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 1 June 2021

"To ask the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body whether it has considered making COVID-19 lateral flow tests mandatory for all parliament staff and Members."

Answered by: Claire Baker (on behalf of the SPCB) on 15 June 2021

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