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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Patrick Harvie

Scottish Green Party

MSP for Glasgow (Region) 2003 - present day

About Patrick Harvie

Contact details

Contact online

Post-d: @patrickharvie

Facebook: Patrick's facebook

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Contact at local office

Glasgow Collective
15 East Campbell Street
Glasgow
G1 5DT

Committees

Patrick is not a member of any committees

Cross-party groups

Patrick is not a member of any cross-party groups

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Patrick has 1 parliamentary and government role

Minister for Zero Carbon Buildings, Active Travel and Tenants' Rights

Scottish Government

Party Roles

Patrick has 3 party roles

Party Leader

Scottish Green Party

Party Spokesperson on Constitutional Affairs

Scottish Green Party

Party Spokesperson on Finance

Scottish Green Party

Previous roles

Patrick has had 37 previous roles

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

17 June 2021 - 30 August 2021

Finance and Public Administration Committee

Member

17 June 2021 - 30 August 2021

Constitution Europe External Affairs and Culture Committee

Member

18 May 2021 - 05 July 2021

Parliamentary Bureau

Member

05 May 2016 - 04 May 2021

Party Leader

Scottish Green Party

26 May 2016 - 04 May 2021

Party Spokesperson on Finance

Scottish Green Party

26 May 2016 - 04 May 2021

Party Spokesperson on Economy

Scottish Green Party

26 May 2016 - 04 May 2021

Party Spokesperson on Employment

Scottish Green Party

26 May 2016 - 04 May 2021

Party Spokesperson on Equalities

Scottish Green Party

29 June 2016 - 04 May 2021

Local Government and Communities Committee

Substitute Member

29 September 2016 - 04 May 2021

Finance and Constitution Committee

Member

24 September 2020 - 04 May 2021

Standards Procedures and Public Appointments Committee

Deputy Convener

19 December 2018 - 04 May 2021

Culture Tourism Europe and External Affairs Committee

Substitute Member

15 June 2016 - 04 May 2021

Parliamentary Bureau

Member

16 September 2020 - 24 September 2020

Standards Procedures and Public Appointments Committee

Member

29 June 2016 - 19 December 2018

Justice Committee

Substitute Member

16 June 2016 - 04 September 2018

Standards Procedures and Public Appointments Committee

Deputy Convener

08 June 2016 - 29 September 2016

Finance Committee

Member

08 June 2016 - 16 June 2016

Standards Procedures and Public Appointments Committee

Member

05 May 2011 - 23 March 2016

Party Leader

Scottish Green Party

27 November 2014 - 23 March 2016

Economy Energy and Tourism Committee

Member

27 November 2014 - 23 March 2016

Devolution Further Powers Committee

Substitute Member

01 November 2012 - 27 November 2014

Economy Energy and Tourism Committee

Substitute Member

29 October 2014 - 27 November 2014

Devolution Further Powers Committee

Member

23 October 2012 - 29 October 2014

Referendum Scotland Bill Committee

Member

01 June 2011 - 01 November 2012

Economy Energy and Tourism Committee

Member

23 June 2011 - 01 May 2012

Scotland Bill Committee

Substitute Member

19 June 2007 - 22 March 2011

conveners group

Member

01 December 2008 - 22 March 2011

Party Leader

Scottish Green Party

19 June 2007 - 22 March 2011

Transport Infrastructure and Climate Change Committee

Convener

13 June 2007 - 19 June 2007

Transport Infrastructure and Climate Change Committee

Member

28 May 2003 - 02 April 2007

Party Spokesperson on Communities

Scottish Green Party

21 June 2005 - 02 April 2007

Party Spokesperson on Constitutional Affairs

Scottish Green Party

21 June 2005 - 02 April 2007

Party Spokesperson on Europe and External Relations

Scottish Green Party

28 May 2003 - 02 April 2007

Party Spokesperson on Justice

Scottish Green Party

04 June 2003 - 02 April 2007

Communities Committee

Member

08 February 2006 - 02 April 2007

Procedures Committee

Substitute Member

03 September 2003 - 30 January 2006

Equal Opportunities Committee

Substitute Member

Register of interests

Patrick'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 Patrick Harvie 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: 22 February 2024

Points of Order

The Minister for Zero Carbon Buildings, Active Travel and Tenants’ Rights (Patrick Harvie): "On a point of order, Presiding Officer…

Chamber meeting date: 24 January 2024

Green Economy

The Minister for Zero Carbon Buildings, Active Travel and Tenants’ Rights (Patrick Harvie): "Douglas Lumsden knows—or at least he should do—that Greens, like the whole Scottish Government, are extremely enthusiastic about the potential for green hydrogen…

Chamber meeting date: 18 January 2024

Energy Efficiency Upgrades (Regulatory Oversight)

The Minister for Zero Carbon Buildings, Active Travel and Tenants’ Rights (Patrick Harvie): "The regulation of consumer protection is reserved to the United Kingdom Government, but the Scottish Government recognises the importance of consumers being assured that any work carried out is done to a high standard…

Chamber meeting date: 21 December 2023

Private Rented Housing (Energy Efficiency Standards)

The Minister for Zero Carbon Buildings, Active Travel and Tenants’ Rights (Patrick Harvie): "Of course the Scottish ministers meet regularly to discuss matters of mutual portfolio interest…

Chamber meeting date: 28 November 2023

Heat in Buildings

The Minister for Zero Carbon Buildings, Active Travel and Tenants’ Rights (Patrick Harvie): "The climate crisis is, of course, the greatest challenge of our age. Scotland has halved its emissions since 1990, but the most challenging part of the journey lies ahead…

Votes

How Patrick Harvie has voted in Parliament

Find out how Patrick Harvie has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6M-12252

Scottish Rate Resolution

Submitted by: Shona Robison, Dundee City East, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, February 20, 2024

Supported by: George Adam, Tom Arthur, Joe FitzPatrick
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, February 22, 2024

Result 62 for, 54 against, 0 abstained, 13 did not vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-12248

Regulation of Legal Services (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: Siobhian Brown, Ayr, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, February 20, 2024

Supported by: Angela Constance
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, February 22, 2024

Result 62 for, 29 against, 25 abstained, 13 did not vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-12215

Crisis in NHS Dentistry

Submitted by: Willie Rennie, North East Fife, Scottish Liberal Democrats. Date lodged: Monday, February 19, 2024

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Result 84 for, 32 against, 0 abstained, 13 did not vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-12215.1

Crisis in NHS Dentistry

Submitted by: Paul Sweeney, Glasgow, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Tuesday, February 20, 2024

Supported by: Carol Mochan
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Result 85 for, 31 against, 0 abstained, 13 did not vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-12214

Improving Access to Primary Care

Submitted by: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats. Date lodged: Monday, February 19, 2024

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Result 63 for, 53 against, 0 abstained, 13 did not vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motions

Questions

Questions Patrick Harvie has asked

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

Question ref. S6F-00104

Asked by: Harvie, Patrick, Glasgow, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 14 June 2021

"Question to be taken in Chamber."

Taken in the Chamber on 17 June 2021

Question ref. S6O-00025

Asked by: Harvie, Patrick, Glasgow, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 9 June 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government when Ministers last met with tenants' unions to discuss the development of the Rented Sector Strategy."

Taken in the Chamber on 16 June 2021

Question ref. S6F-00003

Asked by: Harvie, Patrick, Glasgow, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 24 May 2021

"Question to be taken in Chamber."

Taken in the Chamber on 27 May 2021

Question ref. S5F-04897

Asked by: Harvie, Patrick, Glasgow, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 15 March 2021

"Question to be taken in Chamber."

Taken in the Chamber on 18 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-35642

Asked by: Harvie, Patrick, Glasgow, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 1 March 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on progress with the Managed Isolation Welfare Fund."

Answered by Michael Matheson on 12 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-35641

Asked by: Harvie, Patrick, Glasgow, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 1 March 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government, in light of the closure of non-essential click and collect retail, what its position is on whether businesses that sell a mixture of essential and non-essential items and are permitted to remain open during the COVID-19 lockdown should continue to sell non-essential items."

Answered by Jamie Hepburn on 12 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-35639

Asked by: Harvie, Patrick, Glasgow, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 1 March 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will extend the eligibility criteria for the Strategic Framework Business Fund to include non-ratepaying businesses across a wider range of circumstances than current criteria allow for."

Answered by Kate Forbes on 9 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-35640

Asked by: Harvie, Patrick, Glasgow, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 1 March 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will include co-working offices and studio spaces on Level 4 Strategic Framework Business Grant eligibility list, in light of the impact on their businesses of the instruction to work from home wherever possible that was issued on 4 January 2021."

Answered by Kate Forbes on 9 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-35638

Asked by: Harvie, Patrick, Glasgow, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 1 March 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what engagement it has had with the UK Government regarding (a) people and (b) businesses who have been unable to access (i) the Self Employment Income Support Scheme, (ii) the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme and (iii) other HMRC-issued financial assistance in response to the COVID-19 pandemic."

Answered by Fiona Hyslop on 9 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-35645

Asked by: Harvie, Patrick, Glasgow, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 1 March 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide a breakdown of the steps it is taking to ensure that (a) developers take at least partial financial responsibility for the replacement of unsafe cladding and (b) the cost of replacing unsafe cladding is affordable for all home owners."

Answered by Kevin Stewart on 4 March 2021

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