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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: 01651 871750
Text relay calls welcome.

Contact at local office

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 not a member of any committees

Cross-party groups

Gillian is not a member of any cross-party groups

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Gillian has 1 parliamentary and government role

Minister for Energy, Just Transition and Fair Work

Scottish Government

Party Roles

Gillian does not have any party roles

Previous roles

Gillian has had 14 previous roles

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

13 June 2023 - 08 February 2024

Minister for Energy and the Environment

Scottish Government

30 March 2023 - 13 June 2023

Minister for Energy

Scottish Government

22 June 2021 - 18 April 2023

conveners group

Member

22 June 2021 - 11 April 2023

Health Social Care and Sport Committee

Convener

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

Education and Skills Committee

Member

08 June 2016 - 06 September 2018

Economy Jobs and Fair Work Committee

Member

01 September 2016 - 28 June 2018

Parliamentary Liaison Officer to the Cabinet Secretary for Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform

Scottish Government

14 June 2016 - 31 August 2016

Parliamentary Liaison Officer to the Cabinet Secretary for Economy, Jobs and Fair Work

Scottish Government

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 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: 21 February 2024

Nuclear Energy

The Minister for Energy and the Environment (Gillian Martin): "Will the member accept that power that is generated by nuclear also has to be transmitted?"

Chamber meeting date: 20 February 2024

Gas and Electricity Standing Charges

The Minister for Energy and the Environment (Gillian Martin): "Will the member take an intervention on that point?"

Chamber meeting date: 8 February 2024

Predator Control (Animal Welfare Standards)

The Minister for Energy and the Environment (Gillian Martin): "I recognise that control of predators is sometimes necessary in order to protect livestock and other vulnerable species…

Chamber meeting date: 8 February 2024

Grangemouth Oil Refinery

The Minister for Energy and the Environment (Gillian Martin): "I simply want to say that Stephen Kerr has my absolute assurance on that. Both Governments have to work together for the sake of the future of the site."

Chamber meeting date: 7 February 2024

Energy Networks (Discussions with United Kingdom Government)

The Minister for Energy and the Environment (Gillian Martin): "As the member rightly outlines, policy and regulation of energy networks in the UK, including their operation, maintenance and resilience, are reserved to the UK Government…

Votes

How Gillian Martin has voted in Parliament

Find out how Gillian Martin has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6M-12252

Scottish Rate Resolution

Submitted by: Shona Robison, Dundee City East, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, February 20, 2024

Supported by: George Adam, Tom Arthur, Joe FitzPatrick
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, February 22, 2024

Result 62 for, 54 against, 0 abstained, 13 did not vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-12248

Regulation of Legal Services (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: Siobhian Brown, Ayr, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, February 20, 2024

Supported by: Angela Constance
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, February 22, 2024

Result 62 for, 29 against, 25 abstained, 13 did not vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-12215

Crisis in NHS Dentistry

Submitted by: Willie Rennie, North East Fife, Scottish Liberal Democrats. Date lodged: Monday, February 19, 2024

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Result 84 for, 32 against, 0 abstained, 13 did not vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-12215.1

Crisis in NHS Dentistry

Submitted by: Paul Sweeney, Glasgow, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Tuesday, February 20, 2024

Supported by: Carol Mochan
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Result 85 for, 31 against, 0 abstained, 13 did not vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-12214

Improving Access to Primary Care

Submitted by: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats. Date lodged: Monday, February 19, 2024

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Result 63 for, 53 against, 0 abstained, 13 did not vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motions

Questions

Questions Gillian Martin has asked

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

Question ref. S6O-02011

Asked by: Martin, Gillian, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 8 March 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government what it is doing to prevent foetal alcohol spectrum disorder."

Taken in the Chamber on 15 March 2023

Question ref. S6O-01861

Asked by: Martin, Gillian, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25 January 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the development of a Menopause Specialist Network."

Taken in the Chamber on 2 February 2023

Question ref. S6O-01835

Asked by: Martin, Gillian, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18 January 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government how it is tackling the gender pay gap."

Taken in the Chamber on 26 January 2023

Question ref. S6O-01799

Asked by: Martin, Gillian, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11 January 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government what it is doing to help recovery from adverse childhood experiences."

Taken in the Chamber on 19 January 2023

Question ref. S6O-01711

Asked by: Martin, Gillian, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 14 December 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government how it is addressing any impact of the EU Withdrawal Agreement on the seed potato sector."

Taken in the Chamber on 22 December 2022

Question ref. S6W-12868

Asked by: Martin, Gillian, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 5 December 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what engagement it has had with the UK Government regarding the graduate visa scheme, with a view to allowing overseas nationals to remain in Scotland for longer than two years after successfully completing a course."

Answered by Neil Gray on 12 December 2022

Question ref. S6F-01585

Asked by: Martin, Gillian, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28 November 2022

"To ask the First Minister what impact any proposed reduction in the number of overseas student visas will have on Scottish universities."

Taken in the Chamber on 1 December 2022

Question ref. S6W-12106

Asked by: Martin, Gillian, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10 November 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what its position is on the repatriation of funding from the Dick Bequest, which was reportedly gained through slavery in Jamaica and is used to fund educational projects in Aberdeenshire."

Answered by Christina McKelvie on 23 November 2022

Question ref. S6O-01593

Asked by: Martin, Gillian, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16 November 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on progress on the A96 appraisal."

Taken in the Chamber on 24 November 2022

Question ref. S6O-01516

Asked by: Martin, Gillian, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 2 November 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government how it is supporting the training of advanced clinical practitioners."

Taken in the Chamber on 9 November 2022

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