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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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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: 0131 348 5941
Text relay calls welcome.

Committees

Katy is a member of 2 committees

Cross-party groups

Katy is a member of 18 cross-party groups

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.

Here is the register for Katy Clark. The date of their initial statement was 08 June 2021.

Remuneration and related undertaking

No registrable interests

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

No registrable interests

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: 20 January 2022

Afghan Refugees Resettlement

3. Katy Clark (West Scotland) (Lab): "To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on its discussions with the United Kingdom Government regarding people in Afghanistan seeking resettlement in the UK who could be relocated in Scotland if they already have existing family connections, including in relation to correspondence from MSPs on this matter. (S6O-00644)"

Criminal Justice Committee meeting date: 19 January 2022

Prisons and Young Offenders Institutions (Scotland) Amendment Rules 2021 (SSI 2021/446)

Katy Clark (West Scotland) (Lab): "Inaudible.—which is very sad. However, it is important that the measures are implemented sympathetically, particularly in relation to items of sentimental value…

Criminal Justice Committee meeting date: 19 January 2022

Pre-Budget Report (Scottish Government Response)

Katy Clark: "I think that it is important that, in our response to the cabinet secretary, we push on the deaths in custody issue…

Chamber meeting date: 18 January 2022

Retrofitting Buildings for Net Zero

Katy Clark (West Scotland) (Lab): "I am pleased to close the debate on behalf of Scottish Labour and to welcome the committee’s work on an important issue. The convener clearly highlighted the scale of the challenges that we have before us…

Chamber meeting date: 13 January 2022

Green Transition (North Ayrshire)

Katy Clark (West Scotland) (Lab): "Last month, I raised the point with the Minister for Business, Trade, Tourism and Enterprise that, although North Ayrshire Council has set up a task force to look at the economic development at Hunterston, its ambition has always been that the Scottish Government be involved, with a ministerial task force to look at the development of the…

Votes

How Katy Clark has voted in Parliament

Find out how Katy Clark has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6M-02853

Approval of SSI

Submitted by: George Adam, Paisley, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Result 87 for, 33 against, 0 abstained, 9 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-02839.1

Education Failures and Guaranteeing the 2022 Exam Diet

Submitted by: Shirley-Anne Somerville, Dunfermline, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Supported by: Clare Haughey, Jamie Hepburn
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Result 67 for, 54 against, 0 abstained, 8 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-02852

Approval of SSI

Submitted by: George Adam, Paisley, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Result 68 for, 53 against, 0 abstained, 8 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-02839

Education Failures and Guaranteeing the 2022 Exam Diet

Submitted by: Meghan Gallacher, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Monday, January 17, 2022

Supported by: Sharon Dowey
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Result 67 for, 53 against, 1 abstained, 8 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-02838

Protecting Local Government Funding in Scotland

Submitted by: Miles Briggs, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Monday, January 17, 2022

Supported by: Sharon Dowey
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Result 65 for, 56 against, 0 abstained, 8 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motions

Written questions

Written questions Katy Clark has submitted in Parliament

These are the questions that this MSP has asked the Scottish Government about its work. It also includes any answer to these questions.

Question ref. S6W-05851

Asked by: Clark, Katy, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 24 January 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide a breakdown of how many items of PPE in the Scottish Government's national stockpile cannot be used by health workers because the items have passed their expiry date."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-05825

Asked by: Clark, Katy, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20 January 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it plans to publish the methodology supplied to local authorities regarding carbon dioxide monitoring in schools."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-05822

Asked by: Clark, Katy, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20 January 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what research it has carried out on the effectiveness of HEPA filters in reducing COVID-19 transmission rates in schools."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-05824

Asked by: Clark, Katy, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20 January 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what recent discussions it has had with teaching unions regarding ventilation in schools."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-05823

Asked by: Clark, Katy, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20 January 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what its position is on the use of HEPA filters in school classrooms."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-05647

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

"To ask the Scottish Government what its response is to the Amnesty International report, Amazon, let workers unionize…

Answered by: Richard Lochhead on 20 January 2022

Question ref. S6W-05620

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

"To ask the Scottish Government how many people with National Referral Mechanism (NRM) reasonable grounds or NRM conclusive grounds, supported under section 9 or section 10 of the Human Trafficking and Exploitation (Scotland) Act 2015, were being housed in asylum accommodation (a) in each year between 2016-17 and 2020-21 and (b) between 1 April and…

Answered by: Ash Regan on 20 January 2022

Question ref. S6W-05646

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

"To ask the Scottish Government when it last discussed fair work practices, including the rights of workers to join trade unions, with Amazon."

Answered by: Richard Lochhead on 20 January 2022

Question ref. S6W-05648

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

"To ask the Scottish Government what its response is to the recommendations in the Amnesty International report, Amazon, let workers unionize! Respect for workers’ rights is not a choice."

Answered by: Richard Lochhead on 20 January 2022

Question ref. S6W-05162

Asked by: Clark, Katy, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 21 December 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S6W-03128 by Shona Robison on 1 October 2021, and in light of the progression of the Nationality and Borders Bill in the UK Parliament, whether it has given further consideration to whether any amendments to the Bill could trigger the need for a legislative consent memorandum, and,…

Answered by: Shona Robison on 18 January 2022

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