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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

Enterprise House
Southbank Business Park
Kirkintilloch
G66 1XQ

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

Member

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 St Andrew's Day

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 has 1 party role

Chief Whip

Scottish National Party

Previous roles

Rona has had 8 previous roles

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

08 September 2021 - 29 June 2023

Standards Procedures and Public Appointments Committee

Substitute Member

06 September 2018 - 04 May 2021

Public Petitions Committee

Substitute Member

14 June 2016 - 04 May 2021

Justice Committee

Deputy Convener

06 October 2016 - 04 May 2021

Justice SubCommittee on Policing

Member

06 September 2018 - 04 May 2021

Education and Skills Committee

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: 21 February 2024

Pain Management Task Force (Update)

6. Rona Mackay (Strathkelvin and Bearsden) (SNP): "To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the pain management task force. (S6O-03099)"

Chamber meeting date: 20 February 2024

Social Security

Rona Mackay (Strathkelvin and Bearsden) (SNP): "I am pleased to take part in this debate, particularly because it is about the Scottish Government’s success in creating a social security system with dignity and respect at its heart…

Chamber meeting date: 7 February 2024

Deafblindness

Rona Mackay (Strathkelvin and Bearsden) (SNP): "It is an absolute pleasure to lead this debate on recognising deafblindness as a distinct condition and specialist disability in Scotland…

Criminal Justice Committee meeting date: 7 February 2024

Victims, Witnesses, and Justice Reform (Scotland) Bill: Stage 1

Rona Mackay (Strathkelvin and Bearsden) (SNP): "Conviction rates for rape are the lowest of any crime type; indeed, I think that the Lord Advocate said that the conviction rate for single-complainer rape cases is 20 per cent, which is quite shocking…

Criminal Justice Committee meeting date: 6 February 2024

Victims, Witnesses, and Justice Reform (Scotland) Bill: Stage 1

Rona Mackay (Strathkelvin and Bearsden) (SNP): "Good morning, Mr Brown. I go back to the first question that you answered. You admitted that there is a lack of diversity in the profession. Your submission says: “Judges are picked from a very small section of society: they are all middle-aged, ..…

Votes

How Rona Mackay has voted in Parliament

Find out how Rona Mackay 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 Rona Mackay has asked

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

Question ref. S6W-25729

Asked by: Mackay, Rona, Strathkelvin and Bearsden, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 22 February 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the implementation of the Fireworks and Pyrotechnic Articles (Scotland) Act 2022."

Answered by Siobhian Brown on 23 February 2024

Question ref. S6O-03140

Asked by: Mackay, Rona, Strathkelvin and Bearsden, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 21 February 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government how it will encourage the uptake of foreign languages at primary and secondary schools."

Taken in the Chamber on 29 February 2024

Question ref. S6O-03099

Asked by: Mackay, Rona, Strathkelvin and Bearsden, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 14 February 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the Pain Management Task Force."

Taken in the Chamber on 21 February 2024

Question ref. S6O-03085

Asked by: Mackay, Rona, Strathkelvin and Bearsden, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 31 January 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government when the project board that is being formed to oversee the consideration of future funding for violence against women services will next meet."

Answered by Siobhian Brown on 8 February 2024

Question ref. S6W-24896

Asked by: Mackay, Rona, Strathkelvin and Bearsden, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26 January 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government when it will publish the next major capital projects progress update."

Answered by Shona Robison on 29 January 2024

Question ref. S6O-03024

Asked by: Mackay, Rona, Strathkelvin and Bearsden, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 24 January 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on its funding for humanitarian assistance in Gaza."

Taken in the Chamber on 31 January 2024

Question ref. S6O-02991

Asked by: Mackay, Rona, Strathkelvin and Bearsden, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 17 January 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government whether there is any scope in its proposed land reform legislation to amend the power of the King's and Lord Treasurer's Remembrancer, known as the KLTR."

Taken in the Chamber on 24 January 2024

Question ref. S6W-23892

Asked by: Mackay, Rona, Strathkelvin and Bearsden, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13 December 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government when it will provide an update on the scoping study that it commissioned on historic forced adoption."

Answered by Natalie Don on 14 December 2023

Question ref. S6W-23329

Asked by: Mackay, Rona, Strathkelvin and Bearsden, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27 November 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on how it is supporting people affected by self-harm in Scotland."

Answered by Maree Todd on 28 November 2023

Question ref. S6F-02606

Asked by: Mackay, Rona, Strathkelvin and Bearsden, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27 November 2023

"To ask the First Minister what steps the Scottish Government is taking to mark the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence."

Taken in the Chamber on 30 November 2023

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