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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 21 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

On 8 May 2022, I was provided with a 2 night hotel stay at the Novotel, Sheffield by the Transport Salaried Staffs’ Association (a trade union of 2nd Floor, 17 Devonshire Square London, EC2M 4SQ) when attending and speaking at its Annual conference and 125th Anniversary Event. The value was approximately £140 in total. [Registered 25 May 2022]

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: 29 June 2022

Fireworks and Pyrotechnic Articles (Scotland) Bill

Katy Clark (West Scotland) (Lab): "I am pleased to close the debate on behalf of Scottish Labour. Pauline McNeill and I have sought to amend the bill, both at committee and here in the chamber, with a view to making it more effective and workable…

Chamber meeting date: 28 June 2022

Coronavirus (Recovery and Reform) (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3

Katy Clark (West Scotland) (Lab): "I will speak about amendment 74 slightly later. First, I will speak about amendments 82 to 91…

Chamber meeting date: 23 June 2022

Discussions with COSLA and Unison (Pay Ballot)

1. Katy Clark (West Scotland) (Lab): "To ask the Scottish Government what discussions it has had with the Convention of Scottish Local Authorities and Unison following the balloting of thousands of the trade union’s members working in schools and nurseries over pay. (S6O-01268)"

Chamber meeting date: 23 June 2022

Fireworks and Pyrotechnic Articles (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3

Katy Clark (West Scotland) (Lab): "Amendment 2 and all the other amendments in the group would have the effect of removing the licensing scheme that the bill will create…

Chamber meeting date: 22 June 2022

Retained European Union Law

Katy Clark (West Scotland) (Lab): "The negative impact of Brexit on Scotland and on the whole of the UK is clear, as is the Conservative Government’s failure to work with all the devolved institutions…

Votes

How Katy Clark has voted in Parliament

Find out how Katy Clark has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6M-05235.3

Northern Ireland Protocol Bill

Submitted by: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Result 85 for, 25 against, 0 abstained, 19 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-05254

Business Programme

Submitted by: George Adam, Paisley, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Result 63 for, 47 against, 0 abstained, 19 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-05254.1

Business Programme

Submitted by: Stephen Kerr, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Supported by: Jeremy Balfour, Miles Briggs, Alexander Burnett, Donald Cameron, Jackson Carlaw, Finlay Carson, Sharon Dowey, Russell Findlay, Murdo Fraser, Meghan Gallacher, Maurice Golden, Pam Gosal, Jamie Greene, Dr. Sandesh Gulhane, Jamie Halcro Johnston, Rachael Hamilton, Craig Hoy, Liam Kerr, Dean Lockhart, Douglas Lumsden, Edward Mountain, Oliver Mundell, Douglas Ross, Graham Simpson, Liz Smith, Alexander Stewart, Sue Webber, Annie Wells, Tess White, Brian Whittle
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Result 47 for, 63 against, 0 abstained, 19 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-05154

Fireworks and Pyrotechnic Articles (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: Ash Regan, Edinburgh Eastern, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, June 21, 2022

Supported by: Keith Brown
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Result 84 for, 0 against, 25 abstained, 20 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-05235.2

Northern Ireland Protocol Bill

Submitted by: Donald Cameron, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Result 25 for, 85 against, 0 abstained, 19 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

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-09410

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

"To ask the Scottish Government what assessment it has made of the inclusion of liver disease assessments in NHS Keep Well health checks for people aged 40 and above in deprived areas."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-09415

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

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it has a long-term strategy to ensure that all tests for drug driving cases are processed at in-house laboratories."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-09414

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

"To ask the Scottish Government, in light of reports that 386 drug driving cases have been abandoned because of delays in processing forensic tests, whether any other crimes have been affected by these capacity issues."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-09361

Asked by: Clark, Katy, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 27 June 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government, further to the Infrastructure Investment Plan 2021-22 to 2025-26: Programme pipeline update (March 2022), which second-hand vessels have been considered for purchase by CMAL since 1 December 2021."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-09358

Asked by: Clark, Katy, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 27 June 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government, further to the Infrastructure Investment Plan 2021-22 to 2025-26: Programme pipeline update (March 2022), which was published on 15 June 2022, whether it will provide a breakdown of the increase in the cost of tenders for contracts in the Skye Triangle Infrastructure Programme, and what proportion of the budget for…

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-09360

Asked by: Clark, Katy, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 27 June 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government, further to the Infrastructure Investment Plan 2021-22 to 2025-26: Programme pipeline update (March 2022), what assessment it has made of the number of full-time equivalent (a) manufacturing, (b) seafarer and (b) port jobs that could be created in Scotland from the (i) CMAL Net Vessel Investment and (ii) Piers and…

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-09362

Asked by: Clark, Katy, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 27 June 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government, further to the Infrastructure Investment Plan 2021-22 to 2025-26: Programme pipeline update (March 2022), whether it will provide an update on what commercial discussions Transport Scotland has had with Peel Ports regarding infrastructure work at Ardrossan Harbour."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-09359

Asked by: Clark, Katy, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 27 June 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what the current timelines are for (a) delivering the vessel concept design and (b) the award of the first vessel construction contract in the Small Vessel Replacement Programme."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-09299

Asked by: Clark, Katy, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 23 June 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government whether employers that pay less than the Living Wage are counted as positive destinations in its annual school leaver statistics."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-09300

Asked by: Clark, Katy, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 23 June 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government, in light of the publication of its Summary Statistics for Follow-Up Leaver Destinations, whether it will provide a breakdown of the number of 2020-21 school leavers in employment who are in (a) full-time work, (b) part-time work and (c) on zero-hour contracts, broken down by sector."

Awaiting answer

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