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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Pauline McNeill

Scottish Labour

MSP for Glasgow (Region) 2016 - present day

Former MSP for Glasgow Kelvin (Constituency) 1999 - 2011

About Pauline McNeill

Contact details

Contact online

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 6475
Text relay calls welcome.

Committees

Pauline is a member of 1 committee

Cross-party groups

Pauline is a member of 6 cross-party groups

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Aviation

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Ireland

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Medicinal Cannabis

Co-Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Palestine

Co-Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Scottish Showmen's Guild

Member

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Pauline has 1 parliamentary and government role

Scottish Parliamentary Contributory Pension Fund

Trustee

Party Roles

Pauline has 1 party role

Party Spokesperson on Justice

Scottish Labour

Previous roles

Pauline has had 18 previous roles

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

25 February 2020 - 04 May 2021

Local Government and Communities Committee

Substitute Member

16 June 2016 - 04 May 2021

Social Security Committee

Deputy Convener

28 June 2016 - 25 September 2019

Local Government and Communities Committee

Substitute Member

06 September 2018 - 10 September 2019

Economy Energy and Fair Work Committee

Substitute Member

09 January 2018 - 06 September 2018

Economy Jobs and Fair Work Committee

Substitute Member

08 September 2016 - 09 January 2018

Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee

Substitute Member

08 June 2016 - 16 June 2016

Social Security Committee

Member

13 June 2007 - 20 September 2007

Education Lifelong Learning and Culture Committee

Member

10 June 2003 - 02 April 2007

Conveners Group

Member

10 June 2003 - 02 April 2007

Justice 1 Committee

Convener

04 June 2003 - 10 June 2003

Justice 1 Committee

Member

24 January 2001 - 31 March 2003

Justice 2 Committee

Convener

06 January 2003 - 31 March 2003

Conveners Group

Member

24 January 2001 - 05 January 2003

Conveners Liaison Group

Member

08 January 2001 - 24 January 2001

Justice 2 Committee

Member

18 January 2000 - 07 January 2001

Public Petitions Committee

Deputy Convener

17 June 1999 - 07 January 2001

Justice and Home Affairs Committee

Member

17 June 1999 - 18 January 2000

Public Petitions Committee

Member

Register of interests

Pauline'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 Pauline McNeill 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: 2 February 2023

Gender-based Violence (Higher Education)l

8. Pauline McNeill (Glasgow) (Lab): "To ask the Scottish Government what recent meetings it has had with Universities Scotland to discuss gender-based violence in higher education. (S6O-01859)"

Chamber meeting date: 31 January 2023

Management of Transgender Individuals in Prison Custody

Pauline McNeill (Glasgow) (Lab): "Why was the destination of the convicted rapist who was referred to in the statement changed from Barlinnie prison to Cornton Vale prison in the first place, and why has the Government repeatedly defended the SPS risk assessment as “robust”, given that, clearly, it was not robust, because, as previously mentioned, those risk assessment rules…

Chamber meeting date: 31 January 2023

Brexit and Workers’ Rights

Pauline McNeill (Glasgow) (Lab): "I recall the surreal moment in the Donald Dewar library when, along with other members, after handing over my mobile phone, I was given 15 minutes to read the highly confidential first assessment of Britain’s decision to leave the European Union…

Chamber meeting date: 31 January 2023

Youth Vaping

Pauline McNeill (Glasgow) (Lab): "I thank Siobhian Brown for an excellent speech. It is the speech that I wanted to hear, because I did not disagree with a single word of it or any of the excellent speeches thereafter. Concern for children is my concern too…

Chamber meeting date: 26 January 2023

Freeports

Pauline McNeill (Glasgow) (Lab): "The west of Scotland is our country’s industrial heartland, with a heavy concentration in the Glasgow city region, which has 57 per cent of the worst 15 per cent of areas on the Scottish index of multiple deprivation, yet an excellent freeport bid—the Clyde green freeport bid—was not supported by the Government, even though it fully met the…

Votes

How Pauline McNeill has voted in Parliament

Find out how Pauline McNeill has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6M-07727

Budget (Scotland) (No. 2) Bill

Submitted by: John Swinney, Perthshire North, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Supported by: George Adam, Tom Arthur, Richard Lochhead, Ivan McKee, Lorna Slater, Nicola Sturgeon
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, February 2, 2023

Result 68 for, 56 against, 0 abstained, 5 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-07710.2

Three Years On - Brexit and Workers’ Rights

Submitted by: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Monday, January 30, 2023

Supported by: Paul Sweeney
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Result 24 for, 96 against, 0 abstained, 9 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-07710

Three Years On - Brexit and Workers’ Rights

Submitted by: Richard Lochhead, Moray, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Monday, January 30, 2023

Supported by: Tom Arthur, Ivan McKee, John Swinney
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Result 90 for, 30 against, 0 abstained, 9 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-07735.1

Business Programme

Submitted by: Stephen Kerr, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Supported by: Finlay Carson, Sharon Dowey, Murdo Fraser, Jamie Greene, Jamie Halcro Johnston, Craig Hoy, Liam Kerr, Roz McCall, Liz Smith, Sue Webber
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Result 54 for, 66 against, 0 abstained, 9 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-07734.1

Revision to Business Programme

Submitted by: Russell Findlay, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Supported by: Alexander Burnett, Murdo Fraser, Meghan Gallacher, Pam Gosal, Rachael Hamilton, Craig Hoy, Stephen Kerr, Douglas Ross, Sue Webber, Tess White
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Result 51 for, 67 against, 0 abstained, 11 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motions

Questions

Questions Pauline McNeill has asked

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

Question ref. S6O-01877

Asked by: McNeill, Pauline, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 2 February 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government what assessment it has made of the impact of investment levels on the status of the Greater Glasgow and Clyde area, including how this compares to similar city regions across the UK."

Taken in the Chamber on 8 February 2023

Question ref. S6W-14239

Asked by: McNeill, Pauline, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 24 January 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government what its position is on whether both of Scotland's Freeports should be based in the east of the country."

Answered by John Swinney on 1 February 2023

Question ref. S6W-14238

Asked by: McNeill, Pauline, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 24 January 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government what it considers the potential economic impact will be for areas that unsuccessfully bid for Freeports."

Answered by John Swinney on 1 February 2023

Question ref. S6W-14237

Asked by: McNeill, Pauline, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 24 January 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government what discussions it has held with the leaders of the unsuccessful Freeport bids."

Answered by John Swinney on 1 February 2023

Question ref. S6W-14181

Asked by: McNeill, Pauline, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20 January 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government what analysis it has carried out on young people's use of vapes."

Answered by Maree Todd on 31 January 2023

Question ref. S6W-14183

Asked by: McNeill, Pauline, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20 January 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government what data it holds on the use of vaping products by under-16s."

Answered by Maree Todd on 31 January 2023

Question ref. S6W-14182

Asked by: McNeill, Pauline, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 20 January 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government what its policy is on the use of vaping products."

Answered by Maree Todd on 31 January 2023

Question ref. S6O-01859

Asked by: McNeill, Pauline, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 25 January 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government what recent meetings it has had with Universities Scotland to discuss gender-based violence in higher education."

Taken in the Chamber on 2 February 2023

Question ref. S6O-01769

Asked by: McNeill, Pauline, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 21 December 2022

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-13229

Asked by: McNeill, Pauline, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 15 December 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government how many people since arriving in Scotland from Ukraine through the (a) Super Sponsor Scheme and (b) Homes for Ukraine scheme have been (i) assessed as homeless or threatened with homelessness, (ii) living in temporary accommodation and (iii) on a housing waiting list in each month since the start of the scheme,…

Answered by Neil Gray on 20 December 2022

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