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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Rona Mackay

Scottish National Party

MSP for Strathkelvin and Bearsden (Constituency) 2016 - present day

About Rona Mackay

Contact details

Contact online

Website: ronamackay.scot

Post-d: @RonaMackaySNP

Facebook: Rona's facebook

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 5789
Text relay calls welcome.

Contact at local office

18a Townhead
Kirkintilloch
G66 1NL

Phone: 0141 776 1561
Text relay calls welcome.

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

Committees

Cross-party groups

Rona is a member of 9 cross-party groups

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Carers

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Chronic Pain

Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on End of Life Choices

Co-Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Fair Trade

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Medicinal Cannabis

Co-Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Men's Violence Against Women and Children

Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Nuclear Disarmament

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on the Prevention and Healing of Adverse Childhood Experiences

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Women, Families and Justice

Convener

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Rona does not have any parliamentary or government roles

Party Roles

Rona does not have any party roles

Previous roles

Rona has had 7 previous roles

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

06 September 2018 - 04 May 2021

Education and Skills Committee

Member

06 October 2016 - 04 May 2021

Justice SubCommittee on Policing

Member

14 June 2016 - 04 May 2021

Justice Committee

Deputy Convener

06 September 2018 - 04 May 2021

Public Petitions Committee

Substitute Member

07 September 2016 - 04 May 2021

Scottish Commission for Public Audit

Member

08 June 2016 - 06 September 2018

Public Petitions Committee

Member

08 June 2016 - 14 June 2016

Justice Committee

Member

Register of interests

Rona'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 Rona Mackay 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 September 2022

Mesh Treatment Clarity

Rona Mackay (Strathkelvin and Bearsden) (SNP): "I thank Daniel Johnson for bringing this important debate to the chamber. Indeed, it is one of many debates on this issue in which I have spoken over the years in this place…

Chamber meeting date: 28 September 2022

Citizens Assemblies

1. Rona Mackay (Strathkelvin and Bearsden) (SNP): "To ask the Scottish Government what progress has been made on the rolling out of citizens assemblies. (S6O-01380)"

Chamber meeting date: 22 September 2022

Parliamentary Procedures and Practices

Rona Mackay (Strathkelvin and Bearsden) (SNP): "It is not an exaggeration to say that the Covid pandemic has changed all of our lives for ever. We had no choice but to make changes to our lives while restrictions were put in place to keep us safe…

Chamber meeting date: 7 September 2022

Institutional Racism in Sport

Rona Mackay (Strathkelvin and Bearsden) (SNP): "I thank my friend and colleague Kaukab Stewart for bringing this hugely important debate to the chamber, and for her long-standing work on combating racism throughout society generally…

Criminal Justice Committee meeting date: 7 September 2022

Correspondence

Rona Mackay (Strathkelvin and Bearsden) (SNP): "I agree with Jamie Greene’s comments—I do not think that we have all the information. Things have clearly reached an impasse, and I do not think that we have all the facts set out clearly before us…

Votes

How Rona Mackay has voted in Parliament

Find out how Rona Mackay has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6M-06102

Excellence in Scottish Education

Submitted by: Shirley-Anne Somerville, Dunfermline, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Supported by: Clare Haughey, Jamie Hepburn
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, September 29, 2022

Result 65 for, 50 against, 0 abstained, 14 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-06073

Addressing NHS Waiting Times

Submitted by: Dr. Sandesh Gulhane, Glasgow, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Monday, September 26, 2022

Supported by: Sharon Dowey, Meghan Gallacher, Liam Kerr, Douglas Lumsden
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, September 29, 2022

Result 65 for, 52 against, 0 abstained, 12 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-06102.3

Excellence in Scottish Education

Submitted by: Stephen Kerr, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, September 29, 2022

Result 29 for, 64 against, 23 abstained, 13 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-06102.1

Excellence in Scottish Education

Submitted by: Michael Marra, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Supported by: Paul Sweeney, Martin Whitfield
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, September 29, 2022

Result 51 for, 65 against, 0 abstained, 13 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-06071

Scottish Government Handling of Ferry Contracts

Submitted by: Graham Simpson, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Monday, September 26, 2022

Supported by: Sharon Dowey, Liam Kerr
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, September 29, 2022

Result 64 for, 53 against, 0 abstained, 12 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motions

Written questions

Written questions Rona Mackay 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-11294

Asked by: Mackay, Rona, Strathkelvin and Bearsden, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 29 September 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government when it anticipates that the final report of the Scottish Mental Health Law Review, chaired by Lord Scott, and whose work has been ongoing for three years, will be published."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-09768

Asked by: Mackay, Rona, Strathkelvin and Bearsden, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11 July 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the treatment options available to women who have experienced mesh complications."

Answered by: Humza Yousaf on 12 July 2022

Question ref. S6W-09425

Asked by: Mackay, Rona, Strathkelvin and Bearsden, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 22 June 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government when it will provide an update on the progress of implementation of recommendations from Dame Elish Angiolini’s report of the Independent Review of Complaints Handling, Investigations and Misconduct Issues in Relation to Policing."

Answered by: Keith Brown on 23 June 2022

Question ref. S6W-09124

Asked by: Mackay, Rona, Strathkelvin and Bearsden, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 7 June 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government how it is responding to the Information Commissioner’s recent decision notice to disclose information regarding legal advice for a second independence referendum."

Answered by: Angus Robertson on 7 June 2022

Question ref. S6W-08667

Asked by: Mackay, Rona, Strathkelvin and Bearsden, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18 May 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government when the Transvaginal Mesh Removal Reimbursement Scheme will be open for applications, and whether it will confirm the cut-off date for eligibility."

Answered by: Humza Yousaf on 19 May 2022

Question ref. S6W-08445

Asked by: Mackay, Rona, Strathkelvin and Bearsden, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 5 May 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government, following the meeting between the Minister for Public Health, Women's Health and Sport and members of the Life After Essure support group, what actions it has decided to take to help raise awareness of the Essure contraceptive device and its possible complications among clinicians and patients in Scotland."

Answered by: Maree Todd on 6 May 2022

Question ref. S6W-08172

Asked by: Mackay, Rona, Strathkelvin and Bearsden, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 20 April 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government when it will provide a full response to the report by the Working Group on Misogyny and Criminal Justice in Scotland."

Answered by: Keith Brown on 21 April 2022

Question ref. S6W-07633

Asked by: Mackay, Rona, Strathkelvin and Bearsden, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 29 March 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what information it holds on the starting salary for a police officer in Scotland, and how this compares with (a) England and (b) Wales."

Answered by: Keith Brown on 14 April 2022

Question ref. S6W-07217

Asked by: Mackay, Rona, Strathkelvin and Bearsden, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 4 March 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what the outcome is of its latest review into border health measures, and whether there will be any changes to the regulations."

Answered by: Michael Matheson on 7 March 2022

Question ref. S6O-00755

Asked by: Mackay, Rona, Strathkelvin and Bearsden, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 2 February 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what steps it is taking to ensure that the interests and livelihoods of tenant farmers are not unduly impacted by its tree planting initiatives."

Answered by: Mairi McAllan on 10 February 2022

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