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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.

Find out when the MSP's surgery times are on their website.

Committees

Cross-party groups

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Oliver does not have any parliamentary or government roles

Party Roles

Oliver has 2 party roles

Party Spokesperson on Education

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Party Spokesperson on Skills

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Previous roles

Oliver has had 11 previous roles

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

25 February 2020 - 04 May 2021

Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee

Substitute Member

16 December 2020 - 04 May 2021

Education and Skills Committee

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

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: 29 June 2022

Child Poverty

Oliver Mundell (Dumfriesshire) (Con): "Pupil equity funding is allocated based on free school meals data. Given the known challenges with that measure, particularly in rural communities, will the Scottish Government look again at alternatives?"

Chamber meeting date: 28 June 2022

Independence Referendum

Oliver Mundell (Dumfriesshire) (Con): "Did Westminster have the final say on 18 September 2014?"

Chamber meeting date: 28 June 2022

Coronavirus (Recovery and Reform) (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3

Oliver Mundell (Dumfriesshire) (Con): "The majority of the amendments in this group were debated during stage 2…

Chamber meeting date: 28 June 2022

Coronavirus (Recovery and Reform) (Scotland) Bill

Oliver Mundell (Dumfriesshire) (Con): "As one of the closing speakers in a long and wide-ranging debate—not just today but through the various stages of the bill—there is a huge amount that I could say, but, at this point, very little that would be new…

Chamber meeting date: 23 June 2022

Neurodevelopmental Support (Children in Schools)

Oliver Mundell (Dumfriesshire) (Con): "Identification is important. Will the Scottish Government therefore reconsider the introduction of a more robust national neurodevelopmental screening programme in our primary schools?"

Votes

How Oliver Mundell has voted in Parliament

Find out how Oliver Mundell has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6M-05235.3

Northern Ireland Protocol Bill

Submitted by: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Result 85 for, 25 against, 0 abstained, 19 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-05254

Business Programme

Submitted by: George Adam, Paisley, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Result 63 for, 47 against, 0 abstained, 19 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-05254.1

Business Programme

Submitted by: Stephen Kerr, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Supported by: Jeremy Balfour, Miles Briggs, Alexander Burnett, Donald Cameron, Jackson Carlaw, Finlay Carson, Sharon Dowey, Russell Findlay, Murdo Fraser, Meghan Gallacher, Maurice Golden, Pam Gosal, Jamie Greene, Dr. Sandesh Gulhane, Jamie Halcro Johnston, Rachael Hamilton, Craig Hoy, Liam Kerr, Dean Lockhart, Douglas Lumsden, Edward Mountain, Oliver Mundell, Douglas Ross, Graham Simpson, Liz Smith, Alexander Stewart, Sue Webber, Annie Wells, Tess White, Brian Whittle
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Result 47 for, 63 against, 0 abstained, 19 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-05154

Fireworks and Pyrotechnic Articles (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: Ash Regan, Edinburgh Eastern, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, June 21, 2022

Supported by: Keith Brown
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Result 84 for, 0 against, 25 abstained, 20 no vote

MSP abstained

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-05235.2

Northern Ireland Protocol Bill

Submitted by: Donald Cameron, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Result 25 for, 85 against, 0 abstained, 19 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motions

Written questions

Written questions Oliver Mundell 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-09233

Asked by: Mundell, Oliver, Dumfriesshire, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 17 June 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what proportion of NHS boards have a fully effective patient care pathway for the early detection of liver disease."

Answered by: Maree Todd on 28 June 2022

Question ref. S6W-09232

Asked by: Mundell, Oliver, Dumfriesshire, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 17 June 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what steps it is taking to improve the early detection and diagnosis of (a) non-alcohol-related fatty liver disease and (b) alcohol-related liver disease."

Answered by: Maree Todd on 28 June 2022

Question ref. S6W-09284

Asked by: Mundell, Oliver, Dumfriesshire, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 23 June 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking to support the restoration of pre-COVID-19 bus timetables."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-09285

Asked by: Mundell, Oliver, Dumfriesshire, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 23 June 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what its position is on the reported concerns of former employees of East Ayrshire Council regarding the culture and employment practices in its children and families services."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-09291

Asked by: Mundell, Oliver, Dumfriesshire, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 23 June 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government, in light of it progressing the recommendation to appoint a Patient Safety Commissioner, when it plans to publish details of its plans and the timescales for the implementation of the remaining recommendations in the report of the Independent Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Review, in order to improve the lives…

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-09295

Asked by: Mundell, Oliver, Dumfriesshire, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 23 June 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what steps it is taking to ensure that the Farm Advisory Service works in partnership with local agricultural agents and businesses."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-09130

Asked by: Mundell, Oliver, Dumfriesshire, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16 June 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on planned maintenance and road surface repairs on the A75."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-09061

Asked by: Mundell, Oliver, Dumfriesshire, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10 June 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what plans it has to require windfarm developers and operators to provide reduced price electricity to local residents."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-08368

Asked by: Mundell, Oliver, Dumfriesshire, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 18 May 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what the average reading age of a young person leaving school in Scotland has been in each of the last five years."

Answered by: Shirley-Anne Somerville on 7 June 2022

Question ref. S6W-08490

Asked by: Mundell, Oliver, Dumfriesshire, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19 May 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking to ensure that young people are offered the vaccination for HPV, and in which NHS boards HPV and any other boosters for teenagers have restarted."

Answered by: Maree Todd on 7 June 2022

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