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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 Medicinal Cannabis

Co-Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Music

Member

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

Chair

Party Roles

Pauline has 1 party role

Party Spokesperson on Justice

Scottish Labour

Previous roles

Pauline has had 32 previous roles

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

14 June 2017 - 29 March 2022

Scottish Parliamentary Contributory Pension Fund

Trustee

01 March 2021 - 04 May 2021

Party Spokesperson on Communities

Scottish Labour

01 March 2021 - 04 May 2021

Party Spokesperson on Local Government

Scottish Labour

01 March 2021 - 04 May 2021

Party Spokesperson on Housing

Scottish Labour

16 June 2016 - 04 May 2021

Social Security Committee

Deputy Convener

25 February 2020 - 04 May 2021

Local Government and Communities Committee

Substitute Member

04 October 2018 - 01 March 2021

Party Spokesperson on Equalities

Scottish Labour

04 October 2018 - 01 March 2021

Party Spokesperson on Housing

Scottish Labour

04 October 2018 - 01 March 2021

Party Spokesperson on Social Security

Scottish Labour

02 September 2019 - 01 March 2021

Party Spokesperson on Communities

Scottish Labour

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

25 May 2016 - 19 December 2017

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Communities

Scottish Labour

08 June 2016 - 16 June 2016

Social Security Committee

Member

27 October 2009 - 22 March 2011

Party Spokesperson on Constitutional Affairs

Scottish Labour

16 September 2008 - 22 March 2011

Party Spokesperson on Culture

Scottish Labour

16 September 2008 - 27 October 2009

Party Spokesperson on Europe and External Relations

Scottish Labour

17 September 2007 - 16 September 2008

Party Spokesperson on Justice

Scottish Labour

13 June 2007 - 20 September 2007

Education Lifelong Learning and Culture Committee

Member

18 May 2007 - 17 September 2007

Party Spokesperson on Education and Young People

Scottish Labour

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: 13 June 2024

Rape and Sexual Assault Reports

6. Pauline McNeill (Glasgow) (Lab): "To ask the First Minister what the Scottish Government’s response is to reports that hundreds of rapes and sexual assaults that had been reported by sex workers were not acted upon. (S6F-03233)"

Chamber meeting date: 12 June 2024

Parliamentary Bureau Motions

Pauline McNeill (Glasgow) (Lab): "Will the member give way?"

Chamber meeting date: 5 June 2024

Women Prisoners (Needs and Welfare)

Pauline McNeill (Glasgow) (Lab): "Women are routinely being strip-searched in Scottish prisons, despite ministers saying, five years ago, that the practice would be reduced…

Chamber meeting date: 5 June 2024

Road Infrastructure

Pauline McNeill (Glasgow) (Lab): "Scotland should have a modern road network that is safe to travel on and is properly maintained. Yes—we need fewer cars on the road, but we still need to have a good road system…

Criminal Justice Committee meeting date: 5 June 2024

Emergency Release of Prisoners and Other Key Challenges in Scotland’s Prisons

Pauline McNeill (Glasgow) (Lab): "There are a lot of issues to wrestle with here, and it is important that we understand the impact of the measures…

Votes

How Pauline McNeill has voted in Parliament

Find out how Pauline McNeill has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6M-13602.1

Scottish Government Priorities: Investing in Scotland’s Public Services

Submitted by: Liz Smith, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, June 13, 2024

Result 24 for, 81 against, 0 abstained, 24 did not vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-13602.2

Scottish Government Priorities: Investing in Scotland’s Public Services

Submitted by: Mark Griffin, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, June 13, 2024

Result 45 for, 61 against, 0 abstained, 23 did not vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-13602

Scottish Government Priorities: Investing in Scotland’s Public Services

Submitted by: Shona Robison, Dundee City East, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, June 11, 2024

Supported by: Neil Gray, Ivan McKee
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, June 13, 2024

Result 61 for, 46 against, 0 abstained, 22 did not vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6 SP Bill 34 Amendment 9

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Result 29 for, 79 against, 1 abstained, 20 did not vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6 SP Bill 34 Amendment 6

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Result 29 for, 81 against, 1 abstained, 18 did not vote

MSP not voted

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. S6F-03233

Asked by: McNeill, Pauline, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 10 June 2024

"To ask the First Minister what the Scottish Government's response is to reports that hundreds of rapes and sexual assaults that had been reported by sex workers were not acted upon."

Taken in the Chamber on 13 June 2024

Question ref. S6W-27524

Asked by: McNeill, Pauline, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 15 May 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it has plans to increase funding for the provision of palliative care of children, including to (a) ensure that (i) children’s community nursing teams are fully staffed and (ii) children’s hospices are sustainably funded and (b) create the post of specialist practitioner."

Answered by Jenni Minto on 28 May 2024

Question ref. S6W-27523

Asked by: McNeill, Pauline, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 14 May 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on what action it is taking to ensure equity of palliative care services for children."

Answered by Jenni Minto on 28 May 2024

Question ref. S6O-03480

Asked by: McNeill, Pauline, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 15 May 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government what its position is on the amount of time that Police Scotland currently spends responding to calls related to mental health issues."

Taken in the Chamber on 23 May 2024

Question ref. S6O-03450

Asked by: McNeill, Pauline, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 8 May 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government what discussions it has had with Glasgow City Council and representatives of the taxi trade, in light of reports of potentially significant job losses in the sector as a result of the implementation of the Low Emission Zone."

Taken in the Chamber on 16 May 2024

Question ref. S6F-03095

Asked by: McNeill, Pauline, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 7 May 2024

"To ask the First Minister what the Scottish Government’s response is to reports that the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service continued to prosecute postmasters when there was evidence that the Horizon computer system used by the Post Office was flawed."

Taken in the Chamber on 9 May 2024

Question ref. S6W-26852

Asked by: McNeill, Pauline, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 23 April 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government what its position is on whether it supports a full review and inquiry into the closure of Glasgow East Women's Aid, in light of recent reports of alleged financial irregularities at the service made by Unite members."

Answered by Siobhian Brown on 2 May 2024

Question ref. S6W-26851

Asked by: McNeill, Pauline, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 23 April 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it withdrew or withheld any public funds that had been allocated to Glasgow East Women's Aid, in light of its recent closure."

Answered by Siobhian Brown on 2 May 2024

Question ref. S6W-26850

Asked by: McNeill, Pauline, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 23 April 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it has any concerns regarding the management of the closure of Glasgow East Women’s Aid services, in light of reports of planned legal action by Unite on behalf of staff of the charity."

Answered by Siobhian Brown on 2 May 2024

Question ref. S6O-03417

Asked by: McNeill, Pauline, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 1 May 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it plans to issue guidance to schools encouraging them to prohibit the use of mobile phones by pupils."

Taken in the Chamber on 9 May 2024

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