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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

Post-d: @olivermundell

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 5631
Text relay calls welcome.

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 7 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 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 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 14 previous roles

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

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

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

16 December 2020 - 04 May 2021

Education and Skills 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

10 September 2019 - 25 February 2020

Education and Skills Committee

Substitute Member

17 May 2018 - 25 February 2020

Equalities and Human Rights Committee

Member

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

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.

Here is the register for Oliver Mundell. The date of their initial statement was 18 May 2021.

Remuneration and related undertaking

No registrable interests

Gifts

No registrable interests

Overseas visits

From 31 July to 5 August 2016 I was part of a fact finding political delegation to Israel and the West Bank for Scottish Conservative MSPs. The costs of the visit amounted to £2,000 and were met by Conservative Friends of Israel (of CFI Ltd, PO Box 72288, London, SW1P 9LB).

Controlled transactions

No registrable interests

Heritable property

No registrable interests

Interest in shares

No registrable interests

Voluntary

No registrable interests

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.

Chamber meeting date: 24 November 2022

National Health Service Dentistry (Dumfries and Galloway)

5. Oliver Mundell (Dumfriesshire) (Con): "To ask the Scottish Government what urgent action it is taking to stabilise NHS dentistry services in Dumfries and Galloway. (S6O-01601)"

Chamber meeting date: 17 November 2022

Brexit (Impact on Devolution)

Oliver Mundell (Dumfriesshire) (Con): "I would normally start a speech such as this one by saying what a pleasure it is to have the opportunity to speak in the debate, but the hours wasted in the previous parliamentary session listening to Michael Russell ranting about Brexit continue to traumatise me. Never in the history of devolution has so much faux outrage and grievance been…

Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee meeting date: 8 November 2022

Assured Tenancies and Private Residential Tenancies (Prescribed Notices and Forms) (Miscellaneous Temporary Modifications) (Scotland) Regulations 2022 (SSI 2022/307)

Oliver Mundell (Dumfriesshire) (Con): "I wish to put on record that, in this instance, the primary legislation to which the instrument relates was rushed through Parliament, which is clearly a contributing factor in the breach…

Chamber meeting date: 3 November 2022

NHS Dumfries and Galloway (Patient Complaints)

Oliver Mundell (Dumfriesshire) (Con): "It is no secret that NHS Dumfries and Galloway is on a crisis footing. A shortage of beds, staff and cash is seeing patients failed…

Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee meeting date: 1 November 2022

Moveable Transactions (Scotland) Bill: Stage 1

Oliver Mundell (Dumfriesshire) (Con): "Much of the evidence that we have had centres on concerns about consumers. Minister, you said in your opening remarks that you are happy to consider ways of ensuring that the bill does not apply to ordinary household goods…

Votes

How Oliver Mundell has voted in Parliament

Find out how Oliver Mundell has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6M-07093.1

COP27 Outcomes

Submitted by: Colin Smyth, South Scotland, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Monday, December 5, 2022

Supported by: Paul Sweeney
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Result 56 for, 66 against, 0 abstained, 7 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-07093.2

COP27 Outcomes

Submitted by: Liam Kerr, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Monday, December 5, 2022

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Result 31 for, 90 against, 0 abstained, 8 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-07093

COP27 Outcomes

Submitted by: Màiri McAllan, Clydesdale, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Monday, December 5, 2022

Supported by: Jenny Gilruth, Richard Lochhead, Michael Matheson, Lorna Slater
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Result 92 for, 30 against, 0 abstained, 7 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-07002.1

Recognising the Vital Role Men Must Play in Challenging and Eradicating Violence Against Women and Girls

Submitted by: Pauline McNeill, Glasgow, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Supported by: Paul Sweeney
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Result 50 for, 68 against, 0 abstained, 11 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-07002.2

Recognising the Vital Role Men Must Play in Challenging and Eradicating Violence Against Women and Girls

Submitted by: Pam Gosal, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Supported by: Douglas Lumsden
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Result 48 for, 66 against, 0 abstained, 15 no 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-12390

Asked by: Mundell, Oliver, Dumfriesshire, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21 November 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what plans it has to review the speed limit on the A76 in Mennock, including considering reducing it to 40 mph for all vehicles."

Answered by Jenny Gilruth on 6 December 2022

Question ref. S6W-12816

Asked by: Mundell, Oliver, Dumfriesshire, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 5 December 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S6W-12141 by Humza Yousaf on 28 November 2022, whether it will provide a breakdown of the 44 GP practices mentioned in the answer."

Answer expected on 19 December 2022

Question ref. S6W-12383

Asked by: Mundell, Oliver, Dumfriesshire, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22 November 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government when the Novavax COVID-19 vaccine will be available for patients with an identified clinical need in Dumfries and Galloway."

Answered by Humza Yousaf on 5 December 2022

Question ref. S6W-12384

Asked by: Mundell, Oliver, Dumfriesshire, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21 November 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what incentives are in place to install solar panels on (a) existing homes and (b) commercial premises."

Answered by Patrick Harvie on 5 December 2022

Question ref. S6W-12385

Asked by: Mundell, Oliver, Dumfriesshire, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21 November 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking to promote the inclusion of solar panels on new (a) homes, (b) commercial premises and (c) public sector buildings."

Answered by Michael Matheson on 5 December 2022

Question ref. S6W-12386

Asked by: Mundell, Oliver, Dumfriesshire, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 21 November 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what plans it has to review existing public sector buildings to explore the possibility of retro-fitting solar panels."

Answered by Michael Matheson on 5 December 2022

Question ref. S6W-12210

Asked by: Mundell, Oliver, Dumfriesshire, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 1 December 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government for what reason rural connectivity has reportedly not received more priority when funding has been allocated."

Answer expected on 16 December 2022

Question ref. S6W-11940

Asked by: Mundell, Oliver, Dumfriesshire, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 7 November 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what analysis it has made of the impact of the reported continued closure of community hospitals in Dumfries and Galloway on bed and service pressures at Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary."

Answered by Humza Yousaf on 1 December 2022

Question ref. S6W-11890

Asked by: Mundell, Oliver, Dumfriesshire, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 3 November 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it is aware of reports that a GP is only visiting the Leadhills Surgery once monthly, and what its position is on whether such a GP schedule meets the policy aims regarding universal access to healthcare."

Answered by Humza Yousaf on 1 December 2022

Question ref. S6W-12387

Asked by: Mundell, Oliver, Dumfriesshire, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22 November 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government whether the Deputy First Minister has any plans to attend a follow-up meeting with the community representatives he met whilst visiting Annan on 3 November 2021, following flood and storm damage in the town."

Answered by John Swinney on 29 November 2022

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