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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

Contact online

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 does not have any parliamentary or government roles

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 has had 2 previous roles

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

31 August 2021 - 25 April 2024

Minister for Green Skills, Circular Economy and Biodiversity

Scottish Government

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: 23 May 2024

New Oil and Gas Exploration

3. Lorna Slater (Lothian) (Green): "The Scottish Greens welcomed the First Minister’s commitment yesterday to prioritise the climate emergency. All the evidence is clear: preventing climate breakdown means leaving new oil and gas in the ground…

Chamber meeting date: 14 May 2024

Action to Tackle Climate Change

Lorna Slater (Lothian) (Green): "I am grateful to Maurice Golden for securing the debate, and I welcome the opportunity to speak on this vitally important topic. The events of the past few weeks have made two things clear to me…

Chamber meeting date: 7 May 2024

First Minister

Lorna Slater (Lothian) (Green): "I congratulate John Swinney on behalf of myself and the Scottish Green group…

Chamber meeting date: 2 May 2024

Climate Emergency

3. Lorna Slater (Lothian) (Green): "The First Minister’s Government announced a new package of measures to ramp up action on climate change just a few weeks ago…

Chamber meeting date: 30 April 2024

Abortion Services (Safe Access Zones) (Scotland) Bill: Stage 1

Lorna Slater (Lothian) (Green): "I welcome the Abortion Services (Safe Access Zones) (Scotland) Bill coming to the chamber for debate at stage 1. I extend my congratulations to Gillian Mackay on her championing of the bill…

Votes

How Lorna Slater has voted in Parliament

Find out how Lorna Slater has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6 SP Bill 47 Amendment 2

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, May 23, 2024

Result 28 for, 93 against, 0 abstained, 8 did not vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6 SP Bill 47 Amendment 3

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, May 23, 2024

Result 28 for, 93 against, 0 abstained, 8 did not vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6 SP Bill 47 Amendment 7

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, May 23, 2024

Result 28 for, 93 against, 0 abstained, 8 did not vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6 SP Bill 47 Amendment 9

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, May 23, 2024

Result 28 for, 93 against, 0 abstained, 8 did not vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6 SP Bill 47 Amendment 6

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, May 23, 2024

Result 33 for, 88 against, 0 abstained, 8 did not vote

MSP voted for

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. S6F-03143

Asked by: Slater, Lorna, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 20 May 2024

"Question to be taken in Chamber."

Taken in the Chamber on 23 May 2024

Question ref. S6F-03069

Asked by: Slater, Lorna, Lothian, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 29 April 2024

"Question to be taken in Chamber."

Taken in the Chamber on 2 May 2024

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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