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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Nicola Sturgeon

Scottish National Party

MSP for Glasgow Southside (Constituency) 2011 - present day

Former MSP for Glasgow Govan (Constituency) 2007 - 2011

Former MSP for Glasgow (Region) 1999 - 2007

About Nicola Sturgeon

Contact details

Contact online

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0141 424 1174
Text relay calls welcome.

Contact at local office

Unit 3
Govanhill Workspace
69 Dixon Road
Glasgow
G42 8AT

Phone: 0141 424 1174
Text relay calls welcome.

Committees

Nicola is not a member of any committees

Cross-party groups

Nicola is not a member of any cross-party groups

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Nicola has 1 parliamentary and government role

First Minister

Scottish Government

Party Roles

Nicola has 1 party role

Party Leader

Scottish National Party

Previous roles

Nicola has had 4 previous roles

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

03 September 2003 - 30 September 2004

European and External Relations Committee

Substitute Member

04 June 2003 - 23 September 2004

Justice 2 Committee

Member

02 November 2000 - 31 March 2003

Health and Community Care Committee

Member

17 June 1999 - 30 November 2000

Education Culture and Sport Committee

Member

Register of interests

Nicola'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 Nicola Sturgeon. 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 have purchased £250 of community shares as part of a scheme to raise fund for Govanhill Baths in my constituency.

Recent Activity

What was said

What Nicola Sturgeon 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: 2 February 2023

Cabinet (Meetings)

The First Minister (Nicola Sturgeon): "The Cabinet will meet on Tuesday. I also take the opportunity to convey my deepest condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of firefighter Barry Martin…

Chamber meeting date: 2 February 2023

United Kingdom Economy (International Monetary Fund)

The First Minister (Nicola Sturgeon): "Natalie Don is absolutely right. There is, perhaps unsurprisingly, real discomfort on the Tory benches…

Chamber meeting date: 2 February 2023

Teacher Numbers

The First Minister (Nicola Sturgeon): "I am very firmly of the view that a reduction in teacher numbers would not be in keeping with our commitment to raise attainment and close the attainment gap in our schools…

Chamber meeting date: 2 February 2023

Disabled People (Support with Energy Costs)

The First Minister (Nicola Sturgeon): "High energy prices, along with the wider cost of living crisis, are causing extreme challenges for many people, right now. We provide a range of disability benefits to help disabled people and those with long-term conditions…

Chamber meeting date: 2 February 2023

CPR Training

The First Minister (Nicola Sturgeon): "Yes I will—I am happy to give my support to that campaign…

Votes

How Nicola Sturgeon has voted in Parliament

Find out how Nicola Sturgeon has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6M-07727

Budget (Scotland) (No. 2) Bill

Submitted by: John Swinney, Perthshire North, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Supported by: George Adam, Tom Arthur, Richard Lochhead, Ivan McKee, Lorna Slater, Nicola Sturgeon
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, February 2, 2023

Result 68 for, 56 against, 0 abstained, 5 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-07710.2

Three Years On - Brexit and Workers’ Rights

Submitted by: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Monday, January 30, 2023

Supported by: Paul Sweeney
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Result 24 for, 96 against, 0 abstained, 9 no vote

MSP not voted

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-07710

Three Years On - Brexit and Workers’ Rights

Submitted by: Richard Lochhead, Moray, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Monday, January 30, 2023

Supported by: Tom Arthur, Ivan McKee, John Swinney
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Result 90 for, 30 against, 0 abstained, 9 no vote

MSP not voted

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-07735.1

Business Programme

Submitted by: Stephen Kerr, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Supported by: Finlay Carson, Sharon Dowey, Murdo Fraser, Jamie Greene, Jamie Halcro Johnston, Craig Hoy, Liam Kerr, Roz McCall, Liz Smith, Sue Webber
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Result 54 for, 66 against, 0 abstained, 9 no vote

MSP not voted

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-07734.1

Revision to Business Programme

Submitted by: Russell Findlay, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Supported by: Alexander Burnett, Murdo Fraser, Meghan Gallacher, Pam Gosal, Rachael Hamilton, Craig Hoy, Stephen Kerr, Douglas Ross, Sue Webber, Tess White
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Result 51 for, 67 against, 0 abstained, 11 no vote

MSP not voted

Vote Defeated

Motions

Questions

Questions Nicola Sturgeon has asked

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

Question ref. S2F-02139

Asked by: Sturgeon, Nicola, Glasgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27 February 2006

"To ask the First Minister what issues will be discussed at the next meeting of the Scottish Executive¿s cabinet."

Answered by Jack McConnell on 2 March 2006

Question ref. S2W-18539

Asked by: Sturgeon, Nicola, Glasgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17 August 2005

"To ask the Scottish Executive how many manufacturing jobs were created through inward investment in (a) Scotland, and (b) Glasgow in each of the last five years."

Answered by Nicol Stephen on 28 September 2005

Question ref. S2W-18540

Asked by: Sturgeon, Nicola, Glasgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17 August 2005

"To ask the Scottish Executive what the growth rate in jobs was in Glasgow in each of the last seven years."

Answered by Nicol Stephen on 28 September 2005

Question ref. S2W-18532

Asked by: Sturgeon, Nicola, Glasgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17 August 2005

"To ask the Scottish Executive how much funding was allocated for public transport in each of the last five years, broken down by (a) local authority and (b) region and expressed also on a per capita basis."

Answered by Tavish Scott on 28 September 2005

Question ref. S2W-18536

Asked by: Sturgeon, Nicola, Glasgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17 August 2005

"To ask the Scottish Executive how many eviction applications have been made by Glasgow Housing Association since the completion of the Glasgow housing stock transfer."

Answered by Malcolm Chisholm on 15 September 2005

Question ref. S2W-18541

Asked by: Sturgeon, Nicola, Glasgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17 August 2005

"To ask the Scottish Executive what steps it is taking to stimulate net capital expenditure in Glasgow's manufacturing sector."

Answered by Nicol Stephen on 14 September 2005

Question ref. S2W-18574

Asked by: Sturgeon, Nicola, Glasgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19 August 2005

"To ask the Scottish Executive how many mothers are still breastfeeding their babies at six weeks (a) nationally and (b) in Glasgow."

Answered by Lewis Macdonald on 13 September 2005

Question ref. S2W-18575

Asked by: Sturgeon, Nicola, Glasgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19 August 2005

"To ask the Scottish Executive what it means by its plans to promote citizenship education in schools across Scotland."

Answered by Robert Brown on 8 September 2005

Question ref. S2W-18531

Asked by: Sturgeon, Nicola, Glasgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17 August 2005

"To ask the Scottish Executive how many school leavers in all Glasgow parliamentary constituency areas have left school with no (a) standard and (b) higher grade qualifications in each of the last five years and how this compares with the national average."

Answered by Peter Peacock on 8 September 2005

Question ref. S2W-18535

Asked by: Sturgeon, Nicola, Glasgow, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17 August 2005

"To ask the Scottish Executive what progress has been made in replacing lead piping, broken down by local authority."

Answered by Rhona Brankin on 7 September 2005

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