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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Meghan Gallacher

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for Central Scotland (Region) 2021 - present day

About Meghan Gallacher

Contact details

Contact online

Post-d: @MGallacherMSP

Facebook: Meghan's facebook

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 5633
Text relay calls welcome.

Contact at local office

Room 36
Airdrie Business Centre
1 Chapel Lane
Airdrie
ML6 6GX

Committees

Cross-party groups

Meghan is a member of 8 cross-party groups

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Animal Welfare

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Beer and Pubs

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Children and Young People

Co-Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on End of Life Choices

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Families Supporting Children’s Learning

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Nature and Climate

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Poland

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Towns and Town Centres

Convener

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Meghan does not have any parliamentary or government roles

Party Roles

Meghan has 1 party role

Deputy Party Leader

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Previous roles

Meghan has had 4 previous roles

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

08 September 2021 - 29 June 2023

Education Children and Young People Committee

Substitute Member

21 May 2021 - 28 June 2023

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Young People

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

21 May 2021 - 28 June 2023

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Children

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

17 June 2021 - 31 March 2022

Local Government Housing and Planning Committee

Member

Register of interests

Meghan'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 Meghan Gallacher 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: 22 February 2024

Regulation of Legal Services (Scotland) Bill: Stage 1

Meghan Gallacher (Central Scotland) (Con): "The bill was linked to the Esther Roberton report, but it appears that the Government has not accepted the recommendations of that report. It does not look as if the bill has united anybody, whether they be consumers or the legal profession…

Chamber meeting date: 1 February 2024

Health Visitors

Meghan Gallacher (Central Scotland) (Con): "Mums and babies across Scotland are missing out on vital health visitor appointments. I know that, because it happened to me—my daughter was not seen for more than 10 months…

Chamber meeting date: 31 January 2024

Music Industry (Support for Venues)

8. Meghan Gallacher (Central Scotland) (Con): "To ask the Scottish Government what measures are in place to support the music industry, in relation to sustaining small grass-roots venues. (S6O-03029)"

Chamber meeting date: 31 January 2024

UK Covid-19 Inquiry

Meghan Gallacher (Central Scotland) (Con): "Will the member give way?"

Chamber meeting date: 25 January 2024

Temporary Accommodation (Support for Local Authorities)

5. Meghan Gallacher (Central Scotland) (Con): "To ask the Scottish Government what support it is offering to local authorities to help people stuck in temporary accommodation. (S6O-03010)"

Votes

How Meghan Gallacher has voted in Parliament

Find out how Meghan Gallacher has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6M-12252

Scottish Rate Resolution

Submitted by: Shona Robison, Dundee City East, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, February 20, 2024

Supported by: George Adam, Tom Arthur, Joe FitzPatrick
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, February 22, 2024

Result 62 for, 54 against, 0 abstained, 13 did not vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-12248

Regulation of Legal Services (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: Siobhian Brown, Ayr, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, February 20, 2024

Supported by: Angela Constance
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, February 22, 2024

Result 62 for, 29 against, 25 abstained, 13 did not vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-12215

Crisis in NHS Dentistry

Submitted by: Willie Rennie, North East Fife, Scottish Liberal Democrats. Date lodged: Monday, February 19, 2024

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Result 84 for, 32 against, 0 abstained, 13 did not vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-12215.1

Crisis in NHS Dentistry

Submitted by: Paul Sweeney, Glasgow, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Tuesday, February 20, 2024

Supported by: Carol Mochan
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Result 85 for, 31 against, 0 abstained, 13 did not vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-12214

Improving Access to Primary Care

Submitted by: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats. Date lodged: Monday, February 19, 2024

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Result 63 for, 53 against, 0 abstained, 13 did not vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motions

Questions

Questions Meghan Gallacher has asked

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

Question ref. S6W-25692

Asked by: Gallacher, Meghan, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22 February 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government how much has been paid in constraint payments to wind farm operators in Scotland to switch off in each year from 2014 to 2024 to date."

Answer expected on 7 March 2024

Question ref. S6W-25356

Asked by: Gallacher, Meghan, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 7 February 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government what discussions it has had with local authorities regarding reviewing the Health and Wellbeing Census."

Answered by Jenny Gilruth on 22 February 2024

Question ref. S6W-25355

Asked by: Gallacher, Meghan, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 7 February 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government what progress has been made with South Lanarkshire Council towards building a new social, emotional and behavioural needs secondary school for young people in Stonehouse."

Answered by Jenny Gilruth on 21 February 2024

Question ref. S6W-25413

Asked by: Gallacher, Meghan, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 9 February 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government what information it has on how many households have (a) installed interlinked fire alarms since 1 February 2022 and (b) interlinked fire alarms installed in total; how much it has spent on financial support for the installation of interlinked fire alarms since1 February 2022, and when the 2022 Scottish House Condition…

Answer expected on 8 March 2024

Question ref. S6W-25406

Asked by: Gallacher, Meghan, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 8 February 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government what guidance it has provided to NHS boards in relation to recording a patient’s biological sex on medical records."

Answer expected on 7 March 2024

Question ref. S6W-25335

Asked by: Gallacher, Meghan, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 7 February 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government how many battery energy storage system sites are (a) currently operational, (b) under construction and (c) scheduled for construction, broken down by local authority area."

Answer expected on 6 March 2024

Question ref. S6W-25354

Asked by: Gallacher, Meghan, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 7 February 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the most recent round of the Learning Estate Investment Programme funding."

Answer expected on 6 March 2024

Question ref. S6W-25333

Asked by: Gallacher, Meghan, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 7 February 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government what the current fire safety regulations are for the development of battery energy storage system (BESS) sites."

Answer expected on 6 March 2024

Question ref. S6W-25334

Asked by: Gallacher, Meghan, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 7 February 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government what the current Scottish Fire and Rescue Service guidance is for fire outbreaks at battery energy storage system sites."

Answer expected on 6 March 2024

Question ref. S6O-03029

Asked by: Gallacher, Meghan, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 24 January 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government what measures are in place to support the music industry, in relation to sustaining small grassroots venues."

Taken in the Chamber on 31 January 2024

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