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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 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 a member of 1 committee

Cross-party groups

Gillian is a member of 7 cross-party groups

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Circular Economy

Deputy Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Drug and Alcohol Misuse

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Oil and Gas

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Skills

Member

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

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Women in Enterprise

Convener

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

11 September 2018 - 04 May 2021

Environment Climate Change and Land Reform Committee

Convener

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

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.

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: 6 December 2022

COP27 Outcomes

Gillian Martin (Aberdeenshire East) (SNP): "Will the member take an intervention?"

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

National Care Service (Scotland) Bill: Stage 1

The Convener (Gillian Martin): "Good afternoon, and welcome to the 36th meeting in 2022 of the Health, Social Care and Sport Committee. I am delighted to hold our first external formal meeting of the parliamentary session in Glasgow. We are in the Quarrier centre in Govan…

Chamber meeting date: 1 December 2022

Overseas Student Visas

4. Gillian Martin (Aberdeenshire East) (SNP): "To ask the First Minister what impact any proposed reduction in the number of overseas student visas will have on Scottish universities. (S6F-01585)"

Chamber meeting date: 1 December 2022

Local Authorities (Support)

Gillian Martin (Aberdeenshire East) (SNP): "Without the full fiscal powers of a normal European state, the Scottish Government has consistently delivered as fair and affordable a settlement as it can within the fixed budget that it gets…

Chamber meeting date: 1 December 2022

World AIDS Day 2022

Gillian Martin (Aberdeenshire East) (SNP): "Has there been an improvement in the number of women coming forward to access PrEP?"

Votes

How Gillian Martin has voted in Parliament

Find out how Gillian Martin 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 Martin has asked

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

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."

Answer expected on 19 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."

Awaiting answer

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

Question ref. S6O-01458

Asked by: Martin, Gillian, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19 October 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government how it anticipates that the Fireworks and Pyrotechnic Articles (Scotland) Act 2022 will make this year's bonfire night safer for communities."

Taken in the Chamber on 26 October 2022

Question ref. S6F-01384

Asked by: Martin, Gillian, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26 September 2022

"To ask the First Minister how the recent fall in the value of sterling will affect the finances of the Scottish Government."

Taken in the Chamber on 29 September 2022

Question ref. S6O-01323

Asked by: Martin, Gillian, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 31 August 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government how it is assisting GP practices in Aberdeenshire to fill vacant GP and health practitioner posts."

Taken in the Chamber on 7 September 2022

Question ref. S6W-09686

Asked by: Martin, Gillian, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 6 July 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking to address long waits for planned care."

Answered by Humza Yousaf on 6 July 2022

Question ref. S6O-01218

Asked by: Martin, Gillian, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 8 June 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the cervical screening programme."

Taken in the Chamber on 15 June 2022

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