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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Lorna Slater

Scottish Green Party

MSP for Lothian (Region) 2021 - present day

About Lorna Slater

Contact details

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Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 6997
Text relay calls welcome.

Committees

Lorna is not a member of any committees

Cross-party groups

Lorna is not a member of any cross-party groups

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Lorna has 1 parliamentary and government role

Minister for Green Skills, Circular Economy and Biodiversity

Scottish Government

Party Roles

Lorna has 3 party roles

Party Leader

Scottish Green Party

Party Spokesperson on Economic Recovery

Scottish Green Party

Party Spokesperson on Green Industrial Strategy

Scottish Green Party

Previous roles

Lorna had 1 previous role

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

17 June 2021 - 08 September 2021

Economy and Fair Work Committee

Member

Register of interests

Lorna'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 Lorna Slater 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

COP27 Outcomes

The Minister for Green Skills, Circular Economy and Biodiversity (Lorna Slater): "I thank all members who have contributed to the debate. I think that there is recognition across the chamber that COP27 was the first COP at which the impact of climate change on vulnerable nations finally received its long-overdue recognition…

Chamber meeting date: 15 November 2022

Offshore Wind

The Minister for Green Skills, Circular Economy and Biodiversity (Lorna Slater): "The figure relating to Scotland having 25 per cent of Europe’s offshore wind potential was first set out in a 2010 publication, and it is now outdated…

Chamber meeting date: 9 November 2022

Forestry (Contribution to Net Zero)

The Minister for Green Skills, Circular Economy and Biodiversity (Lorna Slater): "There is no doubt that expanding, restoring and improving our forests and woodlands have a key role in achieving net zero and restoring Scotland’s natural environment…

Chamber meeting date: 27 October 2022

Deposit Return Scheme

The Minister for Green Skills, Circular Economy and Biodiversity (Lorna Slater): "Scotland’s deposit return scheme will begin on 16 August 2023. Good progress has been made in recent months…

Chamber meeting date: 28 September 2022

4 Day Week Global Pilot

The Minister for Green Skills, Circular Economy and Biodiversity (Lorna Slater): "The Scottish Government has a keen interest in the trial, and at the halfway point indicative results demonstrate positive experiences for employers and workers…

Votes

How Lorna Slater has voted in Parliament

Find out how Lorna Slater has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6M-07133.2

International Human Rights Days

Submitted by: Rachael Hamilton, Ettrick, Roxburgh and Berwickshire, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, December 8, 2022

Result 29 for, 88 against, 0 abstained, 12 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-07133.1

International Human Rights Days

Submitted by: Pam Duncan-Glancy, Glasgow, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Supported by: Paul Sweeney
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, December 8, 2022

Result 23 for, 94 against, 0 abstained, 12 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-07133

International Human Rights Days

Submitted by: Christina McKelvie, Hamilton, Larkhall and Stonehouse, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Supported by: Ben Macpherson, Shona Robison
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, December 8, 2022

Result 86 for, 31 against, 0 abstained, 12 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-07111.3

The State of the Scottish Education System

Submitted by: Shirley-Anne Somerville, Dunfermline, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Supported by: Clare Haughey, Jamie Hepburn
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Result 66 for, 54 against, 0 abstained, 9 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-07120.1

Business Programme

Submitted by: Alexander Burnett, Aberdeenshire West, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Supported by: 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, December 7, 2022

Result 30 for, 91 against, 0 abstained, 8 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motions

Questions

Questions Lorna Slater has asked

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

Question ref. S6W-02352

Asked by: Slater, Lorna, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 19 August 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what action it has taken to ensure that (a) Forth Ports and (b) other port operators have appropriate measures in place, such as demarcation areas or no activity areas, to protect the public using the water for recreation, while ensuring the requirements of the access code are maintained."

Answered by Graeme Dey on 13 September 2021

Question ref. S6W-02353

Asked by: Slater, Lorna, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 19 August 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what legal duty (a) Forth Ports and (b) other port operators in the Firth of Forth have to ensure the safety of any members of the public who are lawfully using the water for recreational purposes under Outdoor Access legislation."

Answered by Graeme Dey on 13 September 2021

Question ref. S6W-02424

Asked by: Slater, Lorna, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 20 August 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on talks with the Scottish Green Party on a potential co-operation agreement."

Answered by Nicola Sturgeon on 20 August 2021

Question ref. S6F-00142

Asked by: Slater, Lorna, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 21 June 2021

"Question to be taken in Chamber."

Taken in the Chamber on 24 June 2021

Question ref. S6O-00050

Asked by: Slater, Lorna, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 16 June 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what action it will take to ensure that money invested in economic recovery by way of grants, loans and other funding will support fair work practices and climate obligations for any companies that receive support."

Taken in the Chamber on 23 June 2021

Question ref. S6F-00041

Asked by: Slater, Lorna, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 1 June 2021

"Question to be taken in Chamber."

Taken in the Chamber on 3 June 2021

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