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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: 19 May 2022

ScotRail (Disruption to Services)

The First Minister (Nicola Sturgeon): "I appreciate the opportunity to address the rail issue. I will do so directly, but first I, too, want to take the opportunity to pay tribute to Rangers Football Club…

Chamber meeting date: 19 May 2022

Northern Ireland Protocol

The First Minister (Nicola Sturgeon): "Yes, I agree. The announcement this week from the UK Government that it is intending to legislate to enable unilateral action to override parts of the Northern Ireland protocol is deeply concerning…

Chamber meeting date: 19 May 2022

Aberdeenshire Council (WhatsApp Messages)

The First Minister (Nicola Sturgeon): "First, let me take the opportunity to say that anyone who sends degrading messages about children with disabilities deserves utter condemnation…

Chamber meeting date: 19 May 2022

ScotRail

The First Minister (Nicola Sturgeon): "Anas Sarwar says “after years of Labour campaigning”, but, of course, before that, there were years of Labour Governments at Westminster that failed to bring the railways back into public ownership. They also opposed the devolution of Network Rail…

Chamber meeting date: 19 May 2022

2022 Census

The First Minister (Nicola Sturgeon): "The reasons why there have been challenges in terms of the completion rate are well understood—the Cabinet Secretary for the Constitution, External Affairs and Culture has set them out to the chamber—but work continues…

Votes

How Nicola Sturgeon has voted in Parliament

Find out how Nicola Sturgeon 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 not voted

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 not voted

Vote Defeated

Motions

Written questions

Written questions Nicola Sturgeon 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. 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-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-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-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-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-18533

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

"To ask the Scottish Executive what the administration costs have been in each social inclusion partnership in each of the last five years."

Answered by: Malcolm Chisholm on 7 September 2005

Question ref. S2W-18537

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

"To ask the Scottish Executive how many properties have been demolished to date under the Glasgow housing stock transfer process."

Answered by: Malcolm Chisholm on 7 September 2005

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