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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Jim Fairlie

Scottish National Party

MSP for Perthshire South and Kinross-shire (Constituency) 2021 - present day

About Jim Fairlie

Contact details

Contact online

Facebook: Jim's facebook

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 01738 620 540
Text relay calls welcome.

Contact at local office

63 Glasgow Rd
Perth
PH2 0PE

Phone: 01738 620 540
Text relay calls welcome.

Committees

Cross-party groups

Jim is a member of 5 cross-party groups

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Europe

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Food

Co-Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Long Covid

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Sustainable Uplands Management

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Wood Panel Industry

Member

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Jim does not have any parliamentary or government roles

Party Roles

Jim does not have any party roles

Previous roles

Jim had 1 previous role

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

17 June 2021 - 01 February 2023

Rural Affairs Islands and Natural Environment Committee

Member

Register of interests

Jim'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 Jim Fairlie 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: 1 February 2023

Retained EU Law (Revocation and Reform) Bill

1. Jim Fairlie (Perthshire South and Kinross-shire) (SNP): "To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on any assessment it has made of the potential impact on Scotland’s relations with its closest European neighbours, including regarding trade links, of the United Kingdom Government’s Retained EU Law (Revocation and Reform) Bill. (S6O-01836)"

Rural Affairs, Islands and Natural Environment Committee meeting date: 25 January 2023

Genetic Technology (Precision Breeding) Bill

Jim Fairlie: "I will follow on from what the minister has just said. The convener asked whether there is anywhere where you see the powers being used, but I am looking at the letter that the UK Government sent to you…

Rural Affairs, Islands and Natural Environment Committee meeting date: 25 January 2023

Shark Fins Bill

Jim Fairlie (Perthshire South and Kinross-shire) (SNP): "One point that I want to get on record, which we can see in our briefing paper, is the sheer scale of the issue—97 million sharks are killed for 16,000 to 17,000 tonnes of fins, which is horrendous…

Chamber meeting date: 24 January 2023

Hunting with Dogs (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3

Jim Fairlie (Perthshire South and Kinross-shire) (SNP): "Will the member take an intervention?"

Chamber meeting date: 24 January 2023

Hunting with Dogs (Scotland) Bill

Jim Fairlie (Perthshire South and Kinross-shire) (SNP): "Will the member take an intervention?"

Votes

How Jim Fairlie has voted in Parliament

Find out how Jim Fairlie 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 voted for

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-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

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

Motions

Questions

Questions Jim Fairlie has asked

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

Question ref. S6O-01880

Asked by: Fairlie, Jim, Perthshire South and Kinross-shire, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 2 February 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government what assessment it has made of the potential impact in Scotland of the recent analysis by the International Monetary Fund, which found that the UK economy is set to shrink by 0.6% in 2023."

Taken in the Chamber on 8 February 2023

Question ref. S6O-01836

Asked by: Fairlie, Jim, Perthshire South and Kinross-shire, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 25 January 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on any assessment it has made of the potential impact on Scotland’s relations with its closest European neighbours, including regarding trade links, of the UK Government’s Retained EU Law (Revocation and Reform) Bill."

Taken in the Chamber on 1 February 2023

Question ref. S6O-01740

Asked by: Fairlie, Jim, Perthshire South and Kinross-shire, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21 December 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what further consideration it has given to November's Supreme Court ruling on whether the Scottish Parliament has the power to legislate for an independence referendum."

Taken in the Chamber on 11 January 2023

Question ref. S6O-01681

Asked by: Fairlie, Jim, Perthshire South and Kinross-shire, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 7 December 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government how its Covid Recovery Strategy considers the needs of rural communities."

Taken in the Chamber on 14 December 2022

Question ref. S6O-01627

Asked by: Fairlie, Jim, Perthshire South and Kinross-shire, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23 November 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what steps it is taking to improve access to treatment for people with Crohn's disease."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6O-01421

Asked by: Fairlie, Jim, Perthshire South and Kinross-shire, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28 September 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what work it is undertaking to ensure that patients have access to care packages to help aid recovery at home as soon as possible after a hospital stay."

Taken in the Chamber on 5 October 2022

Question ref. S6O-01381

Asked by: Fairlie, Jim, Perthshire South and Kinross-shire, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21 September 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government how measures set out in its Programme for Government 2022-23 will support Scotland’s COVID-19 recovery."

Taken in the Chamber on 28 September 2022

Question ref. S6O-01377

Asked by: Fairlie, Jim, Perthshire South and Kinross-shire, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 7 September 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what its most recent communication with the UK Government has been regarding the impact of energy costs on the cost of living crisis."

Taken in the Chamber on 22 September 2022

Question ref. S6O-01316

Asked by: Fairlie, Jim, Perthshire South and Kinross-shire, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 31 August 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what specific training and CPD GPs undertake to remain updated on developments in helping women through perimenopause and the menopausal stages of their life."

Taken in the Chamber on 7 September 2022

Question ref. S6O-01281

Asked by: Fairlie, Jim, Perthshire South and Kinross-shire, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 15 June 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what work it is undertaking to ensure there is a suitable and sustainable EV charging network in place across Scotland."

Taken in the Chamber on 23 June 2022

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