Skip to main content

Language: English / Gàidhlig

Loading…

Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

Image description

Katy Clark

Scottish Labour

MSP for West Scotland (Region) 2021 - present day

About Katy Clark

Contact details

Contact online

Website: katyclark.org

Post-d: @KatySClark

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 01294 605655
Text relay calls welcome.

Committees

Katy is a member of 2 committees

Cross-party groups

Katy is a member of 21 cross-party groups

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Adult Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Armed Forces and Veterans Community

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Commercial Sexual Exploitation

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Cuba

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on End of Life Choices

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Europe

Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Fair Trade

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Freedom of Religion or Belief

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Human Trafficking

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on LGBTI+

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Maritime and Shipbuilding

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Men's Violence Against Women and Children

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Migration

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on MS

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Nuclear Disarmament

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Older People, Age and Ageing

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Palestine

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Recreational Boating and Marine Tourism

Member

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

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on WASPI

Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Women, Families and Justice

Member

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Katy does not have any parliamentary or government roles

Party Roles

Katy has 1 party role

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Community Safety

Scottish Labour

Previous roles

Katy does not have any previous roles

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

Register of interests

Katy'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 Katy Clark 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

Scottish Government Budget 2021-22 (Underspend)

Katy Clark (West Scotland) (Lab): "The two richest families in Scotland have more wealth than the poorest 20 per cent of the country…

Chamber meeting date: 6 December 2022

COP27 Outcomes

Katy Clark (West Scotland) (Lab): "We are in the midst of an emergency. It may well be too late now to keep 1.5 alive, but that means that, now more than ever, we need unprecedented and co-ordinated action from Governments…

Chamber meeting date: 29 November 2022

Cancer Inequalities

2. Katy Clark (West Scotland) (Lab): "To ask the Scottish Government what steps it is taking to tackle cancer inequalities. (S6T-01004)"

Chamber meeting date: 24 November 2022

National Drugs Mission

Katy Clark (West Scotland) (Lab): "I welcome the debate and the Government’s focus on stigma in its motion…

Criminal Justice Committee meeting date: 24 November 2022

Reducing Drug Deaths in Scotland and Tackling Problem Drug Use

Katy Clark (West Scotland) (Lab) (Criminal Justice Committee): "Minister, as you are well aware, drug deaths are significantly higher in Scotland than in other parts of Europe…

Votes

How Katy Clark has voted in Parliament

Find out how Katy Clark has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6M-07093.1

COP27 Outcomes

Submitted by: Colin Smyth, South Scotland, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Monday, December 5, 2022

Supported by: Paul Sweeney
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Result 56 for, 66 against, 0 abstained, 7 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-07093.2

COP27 Outcomes

Submitted by: Liam Kerr, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Monday, December 5, 2022

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Result 31 for, 90 against, 0 abstained, 8 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-07093

COP27 Outcomes

Submitted by: Màiri McAllan, Clydesdale, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Monday, December 5, 2022

Supported by: Jenny Gilruth, Richard Lochhead, Michael Matheson, Lorna Slater
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Result 92 for, 30 against, 0 abstained, 7 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-07002.1

Recognising the Vital Role Men Must Play in Challenging and Eradicating Violence Against Women and Girls

Submitted by: Pauline McNeill, Glasgow, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Supported by: Paul Sweeney
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Result 50 for, 68 against, 0 abstained, 11 no vote

MSP not voted

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-07002.2

Recognising the Vital Role Men Must Play in Challenging and Eradicating Violence Against Women and Girls

Submitted by: Pam Gosal, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Supported by: Douglas Lumsden
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Result 48 for, 66 against, 0 abstained, 15 no vote

MSP not voted

Vote Defeated

Motions

Questions

Questions Katy Clark has asked

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

Question ref. S6W-12220

Asked by: Clark, Katy, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 15 November 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S6W-11723 by Jenny Gilruth on 10 November 2022, whether it will list the regulatory requirements that it was concerned the catamaran vessel would not meet."

Answered by Jenny Gilruth on 29 November 2022

Question ref. S6T-01004

Asked by: Clark, Katy, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 28 November 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what steps it is taking to tackle cancer inequalities."

Taken in the Chamber on 29 November 2022

Question ref. S6W-11979

Asked by: Clark, Katy, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 8 November 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government how it is assessing the success of its winter 2022-23 COVID-19 vaccination roll-out, compared with the rest of the UK."

Answered by Humza Yousaf on 24 November 2022

Question ref. S6W-11981

Asked by: Clark, Katy, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 8 November 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government when it last communicated with the UK Government regarding the roll-out of autumn or winter 2022 COVID-19 vaccinations, and what was discussed."

Answered by Humza Yousaf on 24 November 2022

Question ref. S6W-12144

Asked by: Clark, Katy, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 11 November 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S6W-11720 by Jenny Gilruth on 8 November 2022, which (a) ferries and (b) routes in the west of Scotland were used by CMAL and the University of Strathclyde in the UK Government-funded feasibility study for Scottish Enterprise of the technical and commercial possibilities of using…

Answered by Jenny Gilruth on 22 November 2022

Question ref. S6O-01586

Asked by: Clark, Katy, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 16 November 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what discussions the finance ministers have had with ministerial colleagues regarding any plans to investigate the feasibility of a land value tax."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-11980

Asked by: Clark, Katy, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 8 November 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it is reviewing whether to incorporate provision for “low-noise” or “silent” fireworks into the Fireworks and Pyrotechnic Articles (Scotland) Act 2022 via regulation."

Answered by Elena Whitham on 16 November 2022

Question ref. S6W-11295

Asked by: Clark, Katy, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 2 November 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government, further to the letter from the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Care to the Member of 7 July 2022, whether it has taken forward discussions with Healthcare Improvement Scotland (HIS) officials to ascertain whether there are any concerns in relation to the regulation of private first aid companies which provide…

Answered by Humza Yousaf on 14 November 2022

Question ref. S6W-11719

Asked by: Clark, Katy, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 26 October 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it has set a decarbonisation target for the (a) passenger ferry and (b) maritime freight sector."

Answered by Jenny Gilruth on 14 November 2022

Question ref. S6W-11723

Asked by: Clark, Katy, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 26 October 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what assessment it had made of (a) crew safety, (b) crew accommodation, (c) crewing levels, (d) catering provision and (e) freight volumes when it reportedly decided against the acquisition of catamaran vessels in the past year for the purposes of public ferry crossings."

Answered by Jenny Gilruth on 10 November 2022

Share this page