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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Michael Marra

Scottish Labour

MSP for North East Scotland (Region) 2021 - present day

About Michael Marra

Contact details

Contact online

Website: michaelmarra.net

X (previously known as Twitter): @michaeljmarra

Facebook: Michael's facebook

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 5943
Text relay calls welcome.

Committees

Michael is a member of 1 committee

Cross-party groups

Michael is a member of 10 cross-party groups

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

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Colleges and Universities

Deputy Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Creative Economy

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Culture and Communities

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Gaelic

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Ice Sports

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Life Sciences

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Oil and Gas

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Rugby Development in Scotland

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on the Scottish Games Ecosystem

Co-Convener

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Michael does not have any parliamentary or government roles

Party Roles

Michael has 1 party role

Party Spokesperson on Finance

Scottish Labour

Previous roles

Michael has had 4 previous roles

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

25 April 2023 - 02 May 2023

Finance and Public Administration Committee

Member

17 June 2021 - 25 April 2023

Education Children and Young People Committee

Member

31 May 2021 - 10 April 2023

Party Spokesperson on Education

Scottish Labour

31 May 2021 - 10 April 2023

Party Spokesperson on Skills

Scottish Labour

Register of interests

Michael'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 Michael Marra 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: 27 June 2024

National Health Service Treatment

Michael Marra (North East Scotland) (Lab): "This is your problem. Take some responsibility."

Chamber meeting date: 27 June 2024

Scottish Elections (Representation and Reform) Bill: Stage 1

Michael Marra (North East Scotland) (Lab): "I thank all members for their participation in the debate. It is clear that democracy and our democratic institutions, not only in this country but around the world, are beset by significant challenges…

Chamber meeting date: 26 June 2024

International Development Fund (Malawi Emergency Medical Projects)

8. Michael Marra (North East Scotland) (Lab): "To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update regarding the status of its international development fund and its funding for emergency medical projects in Malawi. (S6O-03628)"

Chamber meeting date: 26 June 2024

European Structural and Investment Funds

Michael Marra (North East Scotland) (Lab): "I begin by pointing out that, in 2019, zero pounds was handed to partners by the Scottish Government. That fact was provided to me in an answer to a parliamentary question that I received just this week…

Chamber meeting date: 25 June 2024

Circular Economy (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3

Michael Marra (North East Scotland) (Lab): "On a point of order, Presiding Officer. My app did not connect. I would have voted yes."

Votes

How Michael Marra has voted in Parliament

Find out how Michael Marra has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6M-13759.3

Scottish Government Priorities: Tackling the Climate Emergency

Submitted by: Douglas Lumsden, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 26, 2024

Result 50 for, 68 against, 0 abstained, 11 did not vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-13757

Circular Economy (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: Gillian Martin, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Monday, June 24, 2024

Supported by: Màiri McAllan
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 26, 2024

Result 116 for, 0 against, 0 abstained, 13 did not vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-13792

Approval of SSI

Submitted by: Jamie Hepburn, Cumbernauld and Kilsyth, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 26, 2024

Result 68 for, 0 against, 46 abstained, 15 did not vote

MSP abstained

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-13759.2

Scottish Government Priorities: Tackling the Climate Emergency

Submitted by: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 26, 2024

Result 58 for, 59 against, 0 abstained, 12 did not vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-13759.1

Scottish Government Priorities: Tackling the Climate Emergency

Submitted by: Patrick Harvie, Glasgow, Scottish Green Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Supported by: Mark Ruskell
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 26, 2024

Result 8 for, 108 against, 0 abstained, 13 did not vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motions

Questions

Questions Michael Marra has asked

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

Question ref. S6W-28277

Asked by: Marra, Michael, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 21 June 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide a full list of all European structural fund projects commenced in the last 10 years that were completed by December 2023, including the notional allocation of structural funds to each project."

Answered by Kate Forbes on 18 July 2024

Question ref. S6W-28248

Asked by: Marra, Michael, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 19 June 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government how many of the applications not approved by Redress Scotland since its inception were not approved on the basis of the shortness of a victim’s stay in care."

Answered by Kate Forbes on 17 July 2024

Question ref. S6W-28249

Asked by: Marra, Michael, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 19 June 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government how many applications for redress Redress Scotland has received since its inception."

Answered by Kate Forbes on 17 July 2024

Question ref. S6W-28251

Asked by: Marra, Michael, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 19 June 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government how many applications for redress received by Redress Scotland since its inception have not been approved."

Answered by Kate Forbes on 17 July 2024

Question ref. S6W-28250

Asked by: Marra, Michael, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 19 June 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government how many applications for redress received by Redress Scotland since its inception have been approved."

Answered by Kate Forbes on 17 July 2024

Question ref. S6W-28198

Asked by: Marra, Michael, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 14 June 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government what funding was allocated to Scotland through European structural funds in each year since 2014."

Answered by Kate Forbes on 27 June 2024

Question ref. S6W-28199

Asked by: Marra, Michael, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 14 June 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government what European structural fund payments were made to the Scottish Government in each year since 2014."

Answered by Kate Forbes on 25 June 2024

Question ref. S6W-28197

Asked by: Marra, Michael, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 14 June 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide a list of projects that have been allocated funding through European structural funds but did not receive EU funding because they did not meet the criteria, in each year since 2014."

Answered by Kate Forbes on 25 June 2024

Question ref. S6O-03628

Asked by: Marra, Michael, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 19 June 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update regarding the status of its International Development Fund and its funding for emergency medical projects in Malawi."

Taken in the Chamber on 26 June 2024

Question ref. S6W-27804

Asked by: Marra, Michael, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 23 May 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it plans to publish the (a) minutes, (b) future meeting schedule and (c) work programme of the Reinforced Autoclaved Aerated Concrete (RAAC) Cross Sector Working Group, and, if so, when."

Answered by Shirley-Anne Somerville on 4 June 2024

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