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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Monica Lennon

Scottish Labour

MSP for Central Scotland (Region) 2016 - present day

About Monica Lennon

Contact details

Contact online

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 6484
Text relay calls welcome.

Committees

Monica is not a member of any committees

Cross-party groups

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Monica does not have any parliamentary or government roles

Party Roles

Monica does not have any party roles

Previous roles

Monica has had 14 previous roles

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

31 May 2021 - 25 November 2021

Party Spokesperson on Energy

Scottish Labour

31 May 2021 - 25 November 2021

Party Spokesperson on Transport

Scottish Labour

31 May 2021 - 25 November 2021

Party Spokesperson on Net Zero

Scottish Labour

09 January 2018 - 04 May 2021

Substitute Member

10 September 2019 - 04 May 2021

Substitute Member

24 April 2020 - 04 May 2021

Deputy Convener

21 April 2020 - 24 April 2020

Member

31 October 2019 - 15 November 2019

Member

10 January 2018 - 14 November 2018

Deputy Convener

09 January 2018 - 10 January 2018

Member

29 September 2016 - 10 January 2018

Member

08 September 2016 - 09 January 2018

Member

08 June 2016 - 29 September 2016

Member

28 June 2016 - 08 September 2016

Substitute Member

Register of interests

Monica'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 Monica Lennon. The date of their initial statement was 09 June 2021.

Remuneration and related undertaking

No registrable interests

Gifts

No registrable interests

Overseas visits

No registrable interests

Controlled transactions

No registrable interests

Heritable property

No registrable interests

Interest in shares

No registrable interests

Voluntary

I am a Member of Unite the Union.

I am a member of GMB Trade Union.

I am a Patron of Disability Equality Scotland.

I am a member of the Co-operative Party.

Recent Activity

What was said

What Monica Lennon 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: 25 May 2022

Specialist Services (Miscarriage and Pregnancy Complications)

3. Monica Lennon (Central Scotland) (Lab): "To ask the Scottish Government when the scoping exercise into the availability of specialist services within national health service boards for miscarriage and unexpected pregnancy complications will be completed. (S6O-01120)"

Chamber meeting date: 25 May 2022

Solar Energy

Monica Lennon (Central Scotland) (Lab): "It is a pleasure to speak in this extended debate. I congratulate Fergus Ewing, not only on securing the debate and getting this time in the chamber—and bringing some unexpected sunshine with him—but on the fact that so many members have taken part…

Net Zero, Energy and Transport Committee meeting date: 24 May 2022

Companies Act 2006 (Scottish public sector companies to be audited by the Auditor General for Scotland) Order 2022 [Draft]

Monica Lennon (Central Scotland) (Lab): "Good morning to the minister and her officials. Thank you for your opening remarks, minister. People who welcome the nationalisation of Scotland’s rail services want to see improved accountability and clearer lines of responsibility…

Net Zero, Energy and Transport Committee meeting date: 24 May 2022

Role of Local Government in Delivering Net Zero

Monica Lennon: "There are no questions left. It has been a long and interesting discussion. I thank the witnesses for their contributions…

Chamber meeting date: 19 May 2022

Oil and Gas Fields

Monica Lennon (Central Scotland) (Lab): "After COP26, I asked the First Minister in the chamber whether Cambo should go ahead. She rightly said that it should not get the green light. Mark Ruskell is right to say that we need crystal-clear language and provisions…

Votes

How Monica Lennon has voted in Parliament

Find out how Monica Lennon has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6M-04621

Update on Delivery of Social Security Benefits

Submitted by: Ben Macpherson, Edinburgh Northern and Leith, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Supported by: Christina McKelvie, Shona Robison
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, May 26, 2022

Result 65 for, 48 against, 0 abstained, 16 no vote

MSP not voted

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-04621.1

Update on Delivery of Social Security Benefits

Submitted by: Miles Briggs, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, May 26, 2022

Result 28 for, 85 against, 0 abstained, 16 no vote

MSP not voted

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-04621.2

Update on Delivery of Social Security Benefits

Submitted by: Pam Duncan-Glancy, Glasgow, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Supported by: Mark Griffin, Paul Sweeney
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, May 26, 2022

Result 49 for, 64 against, 0 abstained, 16 no vote

MSP not voted

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-04580.3

Community Wealth Building – Delivering Transformation in Scotland’s Local and Regional Economies

Submitted by: Douglas Lumsden, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Result 31 for, 87 against, 0 abstained, 11 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-04567.1

Keeping Care Close to Home and Improving Outcomes

Submitted by: Paul O'Kane, West Scotland, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Monday, May 23, 2022

Supported by: Carol Mochan, Paul Sweeney
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Result 21 for, 97 against, 3 abstained, 8 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motions

Written questions

Written questions Monica Lennon 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-08719

Asked by: Lennon, Monica, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 26 May 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will include information in Scotland's Baby Box to raise awareness of local authority reusable nappy schemes and community nappy libraries."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-08718

Asked by: Lennon, Monica, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 26 May 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what assessment it has made of the cost to (a) individuals and (b) the economy of using single-use nappies compared with reusable nappies."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-08720

Asked by: Lennon, Monica, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 26 May 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it has evaluated the uptake of the reusable nappy voucher in Scotland's Baby Box, and how many people it estimates have gone on to use reusable nappies after redeeming the voucher."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-08510

Asked by: Lennon, Monica, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12 May 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government how many of the workers who were made redundant at the Dawnfresh Seafoods plant in Uddingston have secured alternative employment."

Answered by: Richard Lochhead on 25 May 2022

Question ref. S6W-08673

Asked by: Lennon, Monica, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 24 May 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what assessment has been made regarding the impact of proposals to require the number of calories to be added to menus in the out-of-home food sector on those managing eating disorders."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-08676

Asked by: Lennon, Monica, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 24 May 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government, in light of the findings of the recent Disability Equality Scotland poll that 91% of respondents experienced difficulty finding accessible rented housing, what urgent action is being taken to help individuals find a suitable home that meets their accessibility requirements, and what recent engagement it has had with…

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-08607

Asked by: Lennon, Monica, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 19 May 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what the total cost was of the event to launch the MV Glen Sannox at Ferguson Marine in November 2017."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-08608

Asked by: Lennon, Monica, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 19 May 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what the total cost was of building any imitation funnels and painting false windows on the MV Glen Sannox for the launch event in November 2017."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-08606

Asked by: Lennon, Monica, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 19 May 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it can confirm if all the workers who were made redundant at Dawnfresh Seafoods plant in Uddingston have now been settled with (a) redundancy, (b) back and (c) holiday pay."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-08645

Asked by: Lennon, Monica, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 19 May 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what support can be given to anyone who may be reluctant to attend sexual health and cervical smear appointments at clinics where anti-abortion protests are taking place."

Awaiting answer

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