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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

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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

Jim is not a member of any committees

Cross-party groups

Jim is not a member of any cross-party groups

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Jim has 1 parliamentary and government role

Minister for Agriculture and Connectivity

Scottish Government

Party Roles

Jim does not have any party roles

Previous roles

Jim has had 7 previous roles

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

01 February 2023 - 09 February 2024

Rural Affairs and Islands Committee

Member

29 June 2023 - 09 February 2024

Net Zero Energy and Transport Committee

Substitute Member

16 November 2023 - 09 February 2024

Constitution Europe External Affairs and Culture Committee

Substitute Member

20 April 2023 - 14 July 2023

COVID19 Recovery Committee

Convener

20 April 2023 - 14 July 2023

conveners group

Member

17 June 2021 - 20 April 2023

COVID19 Recovery Committee

Member

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: 21 February 2024

Activities Involving Animals (Licensing)

The Minister for Agriculture and Connectivity (Jim Fairlie): "The Scottish Government published its analysis of the response to the consultation on the licensing of activities involving animals on 16 February 2024."

Chamber meeting date: 21 February 2024

Crofting (New Entrants)

The Minister for Agriculture and Connectivity (Jim Fairlie): "I am delighted to see that, once again, the Crofting Commission is reporting a high number of new entrants to crofting…

Rural Affairs and Islands Committee meeting date: 21 February 2024

Wildlife Management and Muirburn (Scotland) Bill: Stage 2

Jim Fairlie (Minister for Agriculture and Connectivity): "It is quite strange to be sitting at this end of the table, having spent the past three years in the seat that Emma Harper is now sitting in. It feels a little odd for me—I do not know how odd it feels for you—but we will crack on…

Chamber meeting date: 8 February 2024

Long Covid

4. Jim Fairlie (Perthshire South and Kinross-shire) (SNP): "To ask the First Minister whether he will provide an update on what progress the Scottish Government has made towards implementing the recommendations of the COVID-19 Recovery Committee’s report, “Long COVID”. (S6F-02821)"

Constitution, Europe, External Affairs and Culture Committee meeting date: 8 February 2024

Review of the EU-UK Trade and Co-operation Agreement

Jim Fairlie (Perthshire South and Kinross-shire) (SNP): "This might be a really stupid question—I am new to this subject today—but what have been the implications of missing the deadline relating to the electricity trading arrangements?"

Votes

How Jim Fairlie has voted in Parliament

Find out how Jim Fairlie 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 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. S6F-02821

Asked by: Fairlie, Jim, Perthshire South and Kinross-shire, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 5 February 2024

"To ask the First Minister whether he will provide an update on what progress the Scottish Government has made towards implementing the recommendations of the COVID-19 Recovery Committee’s report, Long COVID."

Taken in the Chamber on 8 February 2024

Question ref. S6W-24982

Asked by: Fairlie, Jim, Perthshire South and Kinross-shire, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 30 January 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government what it is doing to ensure that people in Scotland know about, and can access and enjoy, local food and drink produced in Scotland."

Answered by Mairi Gougeon on 31 January 2024

Question ref. S6O-02980

Asked by: Fairlie, Jim, Perthshire South and Kinross-shire, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10 January 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government what assessment it has made of any potential impact on the proposed Shinafoot junction on the A9 at Auchterarder of the announcement that Stewart Milne Homes has gone into administration."

Taken in the Chamber on 18 January 2024

Question ref. S6W-19400

Asked by: Fairlie, Jim, Perthshire South and Kinross-shire, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 22 June 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government what it is doing to support the food and drink industry as it addresses the ongoing effects of Brexit, the legacy of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the war against Ukraine."

Answered by Mairi Gougeon on 23 June 2023

Question ref. S6O-02395

Asked by: Fairlie, Jim, Perthshire South and Kinross-shire, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 14 June 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government what discussions the rural affairs secretary has had with ministerial colleagues regarding the reported concerns of farmers about the potential impact on their productivity of beaver relocation."

Taken in the Chamber on 21 June 2023

Question ref. S6W-19163

Asked by: Fairlie, Jim, Perthshire South and Kinross-shire, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 12 June 2023

Question ref. S6O-02302

Asked by: Fairlie, Jim, Perthshire South and Kinross-shire, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 24 May 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on what it is doing to tackle any challenges faced by NHS dentistry."

Taken in the Chamber on 31 May 2023

Question ref. S6O-02163

Asked by: Fairlie, Jim, Perthshire South and Kinross-shire, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19 April 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government what steps it is taking to raise awareness of the Scottish Outdoor Access Code, in light of recent reported incidences of sheep worrying."

Answered by Lorna Slater on 27 April 2023

Question ref. S6O-02167

Asked by: Fairlie, Jim, Perthshire South and Kinross-shire, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26 April 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government what its latest engagement has been with the UK Government regarding financial pressures that households in Scotland are facing as a result of energy costs."

Taken in the Chamber on 3 May 2023

Question ref. S6O-02042

Asked by: Fairlie, Jim, Perthshire South and Kinross-shire, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 15 March 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government how its proposals for reforming criminal law to address misogyny will challenge misogyny in society."

Taken in the Chamber on 22 March 2023

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