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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Jenny Gilruth

Scottish National Party

MSP for Mid Fife and Glenrothes (Constituency) 2016 - present day

About Jenny Gilruth

Contact details

Contact online

Post-d: @jennygilruth

Facebook: Jenny's facebook

Contact at local office

12 Commercial Street
Markinch
KY7 6DE

Phone: 01592 764815
Text relay calls welcome.

Committees

Jenny is not a member of any committees

Cross-party groups

Jenny is not a member of any cross-party groups

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Jenny has 1 parliamentary and government role

Minister for Transport

Scottish Government

Party Roles

Jenny does not have any party roles

Previous roles

Jenny has had 10 previous roles

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

19 May 2021 - 24 January 2022

Minister for Culture, Europe and International Development

Scottish Government

06 September 2018 - 19 February 2020

Education and Skills Committee

Member

07 September 2016 - 19 February 2020

Social Security Committee

Substitute Member

25 September 2019 - 19 February 2020

Justice SubCommittee on Policing

Member

19 April 2018 - 19 February 2020

Justice Committee

Member

30 March 2017 - 06 September 2018

Local Government and Communities Committee

Member

30 March 2017 - 19 April 2018

Health and Sport Committee

Member

06 September 2016 - 30 March 2017

Environment Climate Change and Land Reform Committee

Member

08 June 2016 - 06 September 2016

Education and Skills Committee

Member

08 June 2016 - 06 September 2016

Public Audit Committee

Member

Register of interests

Jenny'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 Jenny Gilruth. The date of their initial statement was 17 May 2021.

Remuneration and related undertaking

I published a book with Harper Collins Publishers (a publishing firm of 1 London Bridge Street, London, SE1 9GF). I expect to receive remuneration of up to £500 per annum. This remuneration represents royalties for a text book written prior to my election and I do not expect to undertake any publishing work during this session.

Gifts

No registrable interests.

Overseas visits

No registrable interests.

Controlled transactions

No registrable interests.

Heritable property

No registrable interests.

Interest in shares

No registrable interests.

Voluntary

I am registered with the General Teaching Council for Scotland.

Recent Activity

What was said

What Jenny Gilruth 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: 26 January 2023

Road Improvements (A77 and A70)

The Minister for Transport (Jenny Gilruth): "The Scottish Government continues to invest in the safe and efficient operation of the A77…

Chamber meeting date: 26 January 2023

Rail Patronage (Mid Scotland and Fife)

The Minister for Transport (Jenny Gilruth): "The Scottish Government is investing in the new railway to Cameron Bridge and Leven and in the electrification of rail services in Fife…

Chamber meeting date: 26 January 2023

Transport Connectivity (Islands)

The Minister for Transport (Jenny Gilruth): "The Scottish Government is taking forward a range of actions to improve connectivity for our island communities. Work on the islands connectivity plan is under way…

Chamber meeting date: 24 January 2023

Hunting with Dogs (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3

The Minister for Transport (Jenny Gilruth): "On a point of order, Presiding Officer. I could not connect to the voting system. I would have voted no."

Chamber meeting date: 19 January 2023

Network Support Grant Plus

The Minister for Transport (Jenny Gilruth): "It is clear that the current cost of living crisis is making it challenging to deliver bus services in many local communities…

Votes

How Jenny Gilruth has voted in Parliament

Find out how Jenny Gilruth has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6M-07727

Budget (Scotland) (No. 2) Bill

Submitted by: John Swinney, Perthshire North, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Supported by: George Adam, Tom Arthur, Richard Lochhead, Ivan McKee, Lorna Slater, Nicola Sturgeon
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, February 2, 2023

Result 68 for, 56 against, 0 abstained, 5 no vote

MSP not voted

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-07710.2

Three Years On - Brexit and Workers’ Rights

Submitted by: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Monday, January 30, 2023

Supported by: Paul Sweeney
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Result 24 for, 96 against, 0 abstained, 9 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-07710

Three Years On - Brexit and Workers’ Rights

Submitted by: Richard Lochhead, Moray, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Monday, January 30, 2023

Supported by: Tom Arthur, Ivan McKee, John Swinney
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Result 90 for, 30 against, 0 abstained, 9 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-07734.1

Revision to Business Programme

Submitted by: Russell Findlay, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Supported by: Alexander Burnett, Murdo Fraser, Meghan Gallacher, Pam Gosal, Rachael Hamilton, Craig Hoy, Stephen Kerr, Douglas Ross, Sue Webber, Tess White
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Result 51 for, 67 against, 0 abstained, 11 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-07735.1

Business Programme

Submitted by: Stephen Kerr, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Supported by: Finlay Carson, Sharon Dowey, Murdo Fraser, Jamie Greene, Jamie Halcro Johnston, Craig Hoy, Liam Kerr, Roz McCall, Liz Smith, Sue Webber
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Result 54 for, 66 against, 0 abstained, 9 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motions

Questions

Questions Jenny Gilruth has asked

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

Question ref. S5W-27245

Asked by: Gilruth, Jenny, Mid Fife and Glenrothes, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 4 February 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government what progress the Independent Care Review is making."

Answered by Maree Todd on 5 February 2020

Question ref. S5O-04093

Asked by: Gilruth, Jenny, Mid Fife and Glenrothes, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 29 January 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government how it supports inclusive growth in the Mid Fife and Glenrothes constituency."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5W-27120

Asked by: Gilruth, Jenny, Mid Fife and Glenrothes, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23 January 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the progress to establish the public inquiry into the circumstances surrounding the death of Sheku Bayoh."

Answered by Humza Yousaf on 24 January 2020

Question ref. S5W-26767

Asked by: Gilruth, Jenny, Mid Fife and Glenrothes, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18 December 2019

"To ask the Scottish Government what progress has been made in reducing youth unemployment through the Developing the Young Workforce Programme."

Answered by John Swinney on 19 December 2019

Question ref. S5O-03952

Asked by: Gilruth, Jenny, Mid Fife and Glenrothes, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18 December 2019

"To ask the Scottish Government what discussions it has had with the UK Government regarding the WASPI campaign."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5O-03827

Asked by: Gilruth, Jenny, Mid Fife and Glenrothes, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20 November 2019

"To ask the Scottish Government what its response is to recent figures from The Trussell Trust showing that thousands of three-day emergency food parcels have been handed out in Fife this year."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5O-03768

Asked by: Gilruth, Jenny, Mid Fife and Glenrothes, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 6 November 2019

"To ask the Scottish Government how it is tackling poverty and inequality."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5W-26064

Asked by: Gilruth, Jenny, Mid Fife and Glenrothes, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 30 October 2019

"To ask the Scottish Government when figures showing local authority and school level spend of Pupil Equity Funding in 2018-19 will be published."

Answered by John Swinney on 31 October 2019

Question ref. S5W-25714

Asked by: Gilruth, Jenny, Mid Fife and Glenrothes, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 8 October 2019

"To ask the Scottish Government when the findings of the independent jury research that it commissioned will be published."

Answered by Humza Yousaf on 9 October 2019

Question ref. S5O-03638

Asked by: Gilruth, Jenny, Mid Fife and Glenrothes, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 2 October 2019

"To ask the Scottish Government what assistance it is providing to EU citizens to stay in Scotland ahead of 31 October."

Awaiting answer

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