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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

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 1 committee

Cross-party groups

Katy is not a member of any 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.

Criminal Justice Committee meeting date: 22 June 2021

Interests

Katy Clark (West Scotland) (Lab): "I do not have any relevant interests to declare."

Chamber meeting date: 10 June 2021

Justice System

Katy Clark (West Scotland) (Lab): "It is huge pleasure to make my first speech in Parliament, and I take the opportunity to thank everybody who supported me to get here as a Labour representative for West Scotland…

Chamber meeting date: 9 June 2021

Island Lifeline Services (Disruption)

4. Katy Clark (West Scotland) (Lab): "To ask the Scottish Government what cross-Government action it is taking to ensure that island communities are protected from the effects of disruption to lifeline services. (S6O-00012)"

Chamber meeting date: 26 May 2021

Lifeline Ferry Routes

Katy Clark (West Scotland) (Lab): "The minister will be aware that part of the reason for the problem is the failure since 2011 to commission sufficient vessels…

Chamber meeting date: 13 May 2021

Oaths and Affirmations

Katy Clark (West Scotland) (Lab): "Before making the affirmation, I state that the people of this country should be citizens, not subjects, and my first allegiance is to them. The member then made a solemn affirmation"

Votes

How Katy Clark has voted in Parliament

Find out how Katy Clark has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6 SP Bill 1 Amendment 11 24 June 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, June 24, 2021

Result 30 for, 90 against, 0 abstained, 9 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-00479

Coronavirus (Extension and Expiry) (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: John Swinney, Perthshire North, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Supported by: George Adam
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, June 24, 2021

Result 90 for, 32 against, 0 abstained, 7 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6 SP Bill 1 Amendment 13

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, June 24, 2021

Result 59 for, 61 against, 0 abstained, 9 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6 SP Bill 1 Amendment 14

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, June 24, 2021

Result 61 for, 60 against, 0 abstained, 8 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6 SP Bill 1 Amendment 11 23 June 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Result 33 for, 88 against, 0 abstained, 8 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motions

Motions made by Katy Clark in Parliament

Find out what motions Katy Clark has submitted recently.

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-01365

Asked by: Clark, Katy, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12 July 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what progress has been made by the HySeas III project in developing a hydrogen-powered ferry, and by what date it expects the subsequent delivery of (a) vessels and (b) infrastructure development on the public ferry network as a result of this."

Answered by: Graeme Dey on 26 July 2021

Question ref. S6W-01100

Asked by: Clark, Katy, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 28 June 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what steps it has taken since March 2021 to ensure that (a) seafarers and (b) offshore workers returning directly to Scotland for a period of leave, after working outside the UK, receive assistance from employers to meet the costs of complying with COVID-19 restrictions and requirements."

Answered by: Michael Matheson on 26 July 2021

Question ref. S6W-01657

Asked by: Clark, Katy, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20 July 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what its assessment is of the impact that the fire at Troon railway station may have on (a) ferry services to Arran and (b) the Ardrossan Harbour project."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-01655

Asked by: Clark, Katy, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20 July 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what the crew roster patterns will be on the MV Arrow when it is time chartered from the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company by CalMac, and whether the vessel will be managed by Seatruck Ferries when it is working on Clyde and Hebrides routes."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-01656

Asked by: Clark, Katy, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20 July 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what steps it has taken to ensure that crew members on the MV Arrow are paid in line with the collective bargaining agreements that are in place between CalMac and the recognised trade unions on Clyde and Hebrides ferry services."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-01171

Asked by: Clark, Katy, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 2 July 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what discussions it has had with the owner of Pentland Ferries, regarding the Fair Work Framework."

Answered by: Graeme Dey on 16 July 2021

Question ref. S6W-01166

Asked by: Clark, Katy, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 2 July 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what provisions it has made in the 2016-24 contract for Clyde and Hebrides services for transporting emergency service (a) vehicles and (b) personnel on lifeline routes, in the event of a reduction in fleet (i) capacity or (ii) resilience."

Answered by: Graeme Dey on 16 July 2021

Question ref. S6W-01168

Asked by: Clark, Katy, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 2 July 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what steps it has taken to ensure that the time chartering of ferries for publicly subsidised routes is consistent with the commitment made in the Fair Work: action plan to increase the number of workers covered by collective bargaining."

Answered by: Graeme Dey on 16 July 2021

Question ref. S6W-01139

Asked by: Clark, Katy, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 1 July 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government, further to discussions with the (a) Maritime and Coastguard Agency and (b) vessel’s owner, whether it will provide an update on the safety of the MV Pentalina for operation on Clyde and Hebrides Ferry Service routes."

Answered by: Graeme Dey on 16 July 2021

Question ref. S6W-01366

Asked by: Clark, Katy, West Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12 July 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on Ferguson Marine’s contribution to the HySeas III project."

Awaiting answer

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