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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Michelle Thomson

Scottish National Party

MSP for Falkirk East (Constituency) 2021 - present day

About Michelle Thomson

Contact details

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 5082
Text relay calls welcome.

Committees

Cross-party groups

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Michelle does not have any parliamentary or government roles

Party Roles

Michelle does not have any party roles

Previous roles

Michelle does not have any previous roles

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

Register of interests

Michelle'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 Michelle Thomson. The date of their initial statement was 04 June 2021.

Remuneration and related undertaking

I am a sole trader of Thomson Holdings, a property investment company (C/o Cunningham Grant Chartered Accountants, Unit G6, The Granary Business Centre, Coal Road, Cupar , Fife KY15 5YQ). I expect to receive remuneration of between £10,001 and £15,000 per annum and will spend 1 hour per month in the role.

I am a Director of Senza Rit Ltd, a property management company (C/o Cunningham Grant Chartered Accountants, Unit G6, The Granary Business Centre, Coal Road, Cupar , Fife KY15 5YQ). I expect to receive remuneration of between £1,001 and £2,000 per annum in the form of life cover. I do not play an active role in running the business.

Gifts

No registrable interests.

Overseas visits

No registrable interests.

Controlled transactions

No registrable interests.

Heritable property

I own a flat in Edinburgh with a market value of between £200,001 and £250,000 which generates a gross income of up to £5,000 per annum.

I own a flat in Clackmannanshire with a market value of between £150,001 and £200,000 which generates a gross income of up to £5,000 per annum.

I own a house in Stirling with a market value of between £50,001 and £100,000 which generates a gross income of up to £5,000 per annum.

I own a flat in West Lothian with a market value of between £50,001 and £100,000 which generates a gross income of up to £5,000 per annum.

I own a house in Argyle and Bute with a market value of between £50,001 and £100,000 which generates a gross income of up to £5,000 per annum.

I own a house in Edinburgh with a market value of between £150,001 and £200,000 which generates a gross income of up to £5,000 per annum.

Interest in shares

Until 30 November 2021, when the company was dissolved, I owned 52% of the issued share capital of Momentous Change Ltd, which ceased trading upon my election and is now being wound up. As a result of not trading, the shares had no value. [Amended interest 6 December 2021, Ceased interest 6 December 2021]

I own ordinary shares in Senza Rit Ltd, a property management company, representing 60% of the issued share capital, with a market value of £16,500.

Voluntary

I am a director of Revive, a Community Interest Company which promotes the understanding of issues arising from explosive devices. I receive no income, benefit, or gifts for this role.

I am an Ambassador of the Westminster All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Fair Business Banking. I receive no income, benefit, or gifts for this role.

Recent Activity

What was said

What Michelle Thomson 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: 19 January 2022

Local Government Funding

Michelle Thomson (Falkirk East) (SNP): "The events of recent days have once again highlighted the hypocrisy of the Tories…

Economy and Fair Work Committee meeting date: 19 January 2022

Subsidy Control Bill

Michelle Thomson: "I want to focus on the specific example of the Scottish National Investment Bank. The rules are certainly not yet clear as to what determines market failure. SNIB was set up when we were in the EU, when there was a clear set of rules in that regard…

Economy and Fair Work Committee meeting date: 19 January 2022

Budget Scrutiny 2022-23

Michelle Thomson (Falkirk East) (SNP): "Thank you for joining us, cabinet secretary. There are only a couple of areas that I want to explore. I will try to be quick so that all committee members can get in…

Chamber meeting date: 18 January 2022

Retrofitting Buildings for Net Zero

Michelle Thomson (Falkirk East) (SNP): "I celebrate the ambitious targets for reaching net zero. However, as others have said, the scope, scale and complexity of the journey is significant—and nowhere more so than in relation to the national challenge of retrofitting homes…

Chamber meeting date: 12 January 2022

Net Zero Targets (Internal Market Act 2020)

2. Michelle Thomson (Falkirk East) (SNP): "To ask the Scottish Government in what ways the United Kingdom Internal Market Act 2020 could impact on its ability to meet its net zero targets. (S6O-00601)"

Votes

How Michelle Thomson has voted in Parliament

Find out how Michelle Thomson has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6M-02853

Approval of SSI

Submitted by: George Adam, Paisley, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Result 87 for, 33 against, 0 abstained, 9 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-02839.1

Education Failures and Guaranteeing the 2022 Exam Diet

Submitted by: Shirley-Anne Somerville, Dunfermline, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Supported by: Clare Haughey, Jamie Hepburn
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Result 67 for, 54 against, 0 abstained, 8 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-02852

Approval of SSI

Submitted by: George Adam, Paisley, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Result 68 for, 53 against, 0 abstained, 8 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-02839

Education Failures and Guaranteeing the 2022 Exam Diet

Submitted by: Meghan Gallacher, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Monday, January 17, 2022

Supported by: Sharon Dowey
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Result 67 for, 53 against, 1 abstained, 8 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-02838

Protecting Local Government Funding in Scotland

Submitted by: Miles Briggs, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Monday, January 17, 2022

Supported by: Sharon Dowey
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Result 65 for, 56 against, 0 abstained, 8 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motions

Written questions

Written questions Michelle Thomson 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-05063

Asked by: Thomson, Michelle, Falkirk East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13 December 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what support it provides to people aged under 60 who can no longer be looked after by their families at home due to complex medical issues."

Answered by: Humza Yousaf on 10 January 2022

Question ref. S6O-00302

Asked by: Thomson, Michelle, Falkirk East, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20 October 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what plans it has to increase support and encourage more women into business, entrepreneurship and the labour market."

Answered by: Ivan McKee on 28 October 2021

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