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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 26 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

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

29 June 2016 - 04 May 2021

Local Government and Communities Committee

Substitute Member

29 September 2016 - 04 May 2021

Finance and Constitution Committee

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

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

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

08 February 2006 - 02 April 2007

Procedures Committee

Substitute Member

04 June 2003 - 02 April 2007

Communities Committee

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: 24 November 2022

Housing (Private Sector Rents)

The Minister for Zero Carbon Buildings, Active Travel and Tenants’ Rights (Patrick Harvie): "The Cost of Living (Tenant Protection) (Scotland) Act 2022, which came into force on 28 October, included a rent cap to protect tenants from high rent increases…

Chamber meeting date: 24 November 2022

Energy Efficiency Improvements (Glasgow Cathcart)

The Minister for Zero Carbon Buildings, Active Travel and Tenants’ Rights (Patrick Harvie): "Our area-based schemes provide funding to councils so that they can directly target fuel-poor areas and provide energy efficiency measures to a large number of households to reduce fuel poverty…

Chamber meeting date: 24 November 2022

Fuel Poverty (Motherwell and Wishaw)

The Minister for Zero Carbon Buildings, Active Travel and Tenants’ Rights (Patrick Harvie): "We are using all our available powers to help those vulnerable consumers. We have doubled our fuel insecurity fund to £20 million this year. We have also provided an additional £1…

Chamber meeting date: 10 November 2022

Tenant Grant Fund

The Minister for Zero Carbon Buildings, Active Travel and Tenants’ Rights (Patrick Harvie): "Tenant grant fund spend data to the end of January 2022, broken down by local authority, was published in March 2022…

Chamber meeting date: 3 November 2022

Active Travel (Stirling)

The Minister for Zero Carbon Buildings, Active Travel and Tenants’ Rights (Patrick Harvie): "The Government is investing up to £9.9 million in active travel routes in the Stirling area through the places for everyone programme and investment in the national cycle network…

Votes

How Patrick Harvie has voted in Parliament

Find out how Patrick Harvie 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 against

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 against

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 for

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 against

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 against

Vote Defeated

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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