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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Oliver Mundell

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for Dumfriesshire (Constituency) 2016 - present day

About Oliver Mundell

Contact details

Contact online

X (previously known as Twitter): @olivermundell

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Contact at local office

Monro House
Duncan Drive
Moffat
DG10 9JW

Phone: 01683 222770
Text relay calls welcome.

Committees

Cross-party groups

Oliver is a member of 9 cross-party groups

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Autism

Member

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

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Civil Nuclear Industry

Co-Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Dyslexia

Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Families Supporting Children’s Learning

Co-Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Ice Sports

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Learning Disability

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Medicinal Cannabis

Deputy Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Mental Health

Co-Convener

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Oliver does not have any parliamentary or government roles

Party Roles

Oliver does not have any party roles

Previous roles

Oliver has had 22 previous roles

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

22 September 2022 - 28 May 2024

Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee

Member

17 June 2021 - 22 September 2022

Education Children and Young People Committee

Member

21 May 2021 - 05 September 2022

Party Spokesperson on Education

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

21 May 2021 - 05 September 2022

Party Spokesperson on Skills

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

16 December 2020 - 04 May 2021

Education and Skills Committee

Member

25 February 2020 - 04 May 2021

Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee

Substitute Member

23 December 2020 - 04 May 2021

Standards Procedures and Public Appointments Committee

Member

25 February 2020 - 23 December 2020

Culture Tourism Europe and External Affairs Committee

Member

20 August 2020 - 16 December 2020

Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee

Member

11 August 2020 - 19 November 2020

Party Spokesperson on Rural Economy

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

11 August 2020 - 19 November 2020

Party Spokesperson on Tourism

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

18 February 2020 - 11 August 2020

Deputy Party Spokesperson on the Constitution

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

18 February 2020 - 11 August 2020

Deputy Party Spokesperson on External Affairs

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

10 September 2019 - 25 February 2020

Education and Skills Committee

Substitute Member

17 May 2018 - 25 February 2020

Equalities and Human Rights Committee

Member

28 June 2017 - 18 February 2020

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Higher Education

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

28 June 2017 - 18 February 2020

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Science

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

29 June 2017 - 10 September 2019

Education and Skills Committee

Member

08 June 2016 - 29 June 2017

Justice Committee

Member

29 September 2016 - 29 June 2017

Finance and Constitution Committee

Substitute Member

26 May 2016 - 28 June 2017

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Community Safety

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

28 June 2016 - 29 September 2016

Finance Committee

Substitute Member

Register of interests

Oliver'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 Oliver Mundell 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.

Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee meeting date: 30 May 2024

Cross-Party Group

Oliver Mundell (Dumfriesshire) (Con): "In her opening remarks, Beatrice Wishart referenced the cross-party group on cancer and the potential for some crossover. If this group gets approved, will there be a chance in the future for the groups to work together from time to time?"

Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee meeting date: 23 May 2024

Complaint

Oliver Mundell (Dumfriesshire) (Con): "Given the significant damage to the reputation of the Parliament and public trust in it and its members, I believe that a significant suspension is necessary…

Chamber meeting date: 7 May 2024

NHS Dumfries and Galloway (Data Breach)

Oliver Mundell (Dumfriesshire) (Con): "The worrying attack comes at the worst possible time and is adding more pressure on already hard-pressed staff and on a health board that is struggling to meet huge funding cuts…

Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee meeting date: 7 May 2024

Judicial Factors (Scotland) Bill: Stage 1

Oliver Mundell (Dumfriesshire) (Con): "The Law Society of Scotland and the Accountant of Court have both expressed concerns about the subsections of sections 12 and 39 that restate the current legal position in relation to data protection legislation, making clear that those sections do not authorise anything that would breach that. Various stakeholders have highlighted to the committee…

Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee meeting date: 2 May 2024

Interests

Oliver Mundell (Dumfriesshire) (Con): "I have no relevant interests to declare, convener."

Votes

How Oliver Mundell has voted in Parliament

Find out how Oliver Mundell has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6M-13602.1

Scottish Government Priorities: Investing in Scotland’s Public Services

Submitted by: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, June 13, 2024

Result 24 for, 81 against, 0 abstained, 24 did not vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-13602.2

Scottish Government Priorities: Investing in Scotland’s Public Services

Submitted by: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, June 13, 2024

Result 45 for, 61 against, 0 abstained, 23 did not vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-13602

Scottish Government Priorities: Investing in Scotland’s Public Services

Submitted by: Shona Robison, Dundee City East, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, June 11, 2024

Supported by: Neil Gray, Ivan McKee
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, June 13, 2024

Result 61 for, 46 against, 0 abstained, 22 did not vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6 SP Bill 34 Amendment 9

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Result 29 for, 79 against, 1 abstained, 20 did not vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6 SP Bill 34 Amendment 6

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Result 29 for, 81 against, 1 abstained, 18 did not vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motions

Questions

Questions Oliver Mundell has asked

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

Question ref. S6W-28227

Asked by: Mundell, Oliver, Dumfriesshire, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 17 June 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government when Strengthening Communities Programme funding for the financial year 2024-25 will be released to the Development Trusts Association Scotland to allow local organisations to receive funds."

Answer expected on 15 July 2024

Question ref. S6W-27989

Asked by: Mundell, Oliver, Dumfriesshire, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 3 June 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government whether the new funding announced for diabetes technology will be ringfenced."

Answered by Jenni Minto on 14 June 2024

Question ref. S6W-27959

Asked by: Mundell, Oliver, Dumfriesshire, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 31 May 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it has received a business case regarding the provision of diabetes technology, and, if so, when it plans to make a decision."

Answered by Jenni Minto on 14 June 2024

Question ref. S6W-28050

Asked by: Mundell, Oliver, Dumfriesshire, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 5 June 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government what the average ambulance response time is for a cardiac arrest in NHS Dumfries and Galloway."

Answered by Neil Gray on 13 June 2024

Question ref. S6W-27962

Asked by: Mundell, Oliver, Dumfriesshire, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 31 May 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government what steps it is taking to review cyber security, in light of the reported recent breaches at Scottish public bodies."

Answered by Angela Constance on 10 June 2024

Question ref. S6W-27966

Asked by: Mundell, Oliver, Dumfriesshire, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 31 May 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government what steps it is taking to manage badger populations in the south of Scotland."

Answered by Jim Fairlie on 7 June 2024

Question ref. S6W-27767

Asked by: Mundell, Oliver, Dumfriesshire, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22 May 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government how much funding it has made available to install Changing Places toilets in (a) the current financial year to date and (b) each of the last five financial years."

Answered by Maree Todd on 6 June 2024

Question ref. S6W-27727

Asked by: Mundell, Oliver, Dumfriesshire, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21 May 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government what recent action it has taken to ensure that (a) families have a choice of settings to access the 1,140 hours of funded early learning and childcare and (b) local authorities are encouraged to increase capacity."

Answered by Natalie Don on 4 June 2024

Question ref. S6W-27508

Asked by: Mundell, Oliver, Dumfriesshire, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 14 May 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government what assessment it has made of the phenomenon know as wind theft where larger turbines built near existing turbines impact on the electricity generated."

Answered by Gillian Martin on 29 May 2024

Question ref. S6W-26828

Asked by: Mundell, Oliver, Dumfriesshire, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 11 April 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government how many out-of-hours doctors have been on call in NHS Dumfries and Galloway on each of the last 30 days, also broken down by the location at which they have been based."

Answered by Neil Gray on 29 April 2024

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