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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

X (previously known as Twitter): @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 not a member of any cross-party groups

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 September 2018 - 04 May 2021

Education and Skills Committee

Member

06 October 2016 - 04 May 2021

Justice SubCommittee on Policing

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: 20 June 2024

Provisional Outturn 2023-24

Rona Mackay (Strathkelvin and Bearsden) (SNP): "It is clear that the current UK Government cuts to Scotland’s capital budget need to be reversed with urgency. Will the minister advise whether revised fiscal rules from the next UK Government would help borrowing for capital investment?"

Chamber meeting date: 19 June 2024

Greenhouse Gas Emissions Statistics 2022

Rona Mackay (Strathkelvin and Bearsden) (SNP): "The UK Government has continually failed to take urgent action on reserved matters, including carbon capture, utilisation and storage; hydrogen; electricity grid infrastructure; and the decarbonisation of gas…

Chamber meeting date: 19 June 2024

Women’s State Pension Age (Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman Report)

Rona Mackay (Strathkelvin and Bearsden) (SNP): "I thank my colleague Clare Haughey for her passionate campaigning on behalf of the WASPI campaign group and for lodging the motion for debate…

Criminal Justice Committee meeting date: 12 June 2024

Early Release of Prisoners and Prescribed Victim Supporters (Scotland) Regulations 2024 [Draft]

Rona Mackay (Strathkelvin and Bearsden) (SNP): "Good morning, and thanks, convener. I will keep my questions brief. Teresa Medhurst talked about children being in Polmont and the capacity that that is blocking. Has secure care been explored as an avenue for those children?"

Chamber meeting date: 11 June 2024

Renfrewshire Health and Social Care Partnership

Rona Mackay (Strathkelvin and Bearsden) (SNP): "I thank Neil Bibby for bringing this important debate to the chamber. At the outset, I stress that I agree with a lot of what he said about the importance of these services throughout Scotland…

Votes

How Rona Mackay has voted in Parliament

Find out how Rona Mackay has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6M-13664

Gender Representation on Public Boards (Amendment) (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: Shirley-Anne Somerville, Dunfermline, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Monday, June 17, 2024

Supported by: Paul McLennan, Kaukab Stewart
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, June 20, 2024

Result 108 for, 0 against, 0 abstained, 21 did not vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-13679.1

Scottish Government Priorities: Growing the Economy

Submitted by: Maggie Chapman, North East Scotland, Scottish Green Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Result 88 for, 26 against, 0 abstained, 15 did not vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-13679.2

Scottish Government Priorities: Growing the Economy

Submitted by: Murdo Fraser, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Result 29 for, 88 against, 0 abstained, 12 did not vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-13679.3

Scottish Government Priorities: Growing the Economy

Submitted by: Daniel Johnson, Edinburgh Southern, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Supported by: Paul Sweeney
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Result 49 for, 67 against, 0 abstained, 13 did not vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6 SP Bill 33 Amendment 34

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Result 26 for, 87 against, 0 abstained, 16 did not vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

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. S6O-03644

Asked by: Mackay, Rona, Strathkelvin and Bearsden, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19 June 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government, regarding any specific measures or alternative programmes it is considering as a replacement to Erasmus+ in Scotland, whether it can provide a timeline for any support that may be available for Bishopbriggs Academy and other schools."

Taken in the Chamber on 26 June 2024

Question ref. S6O-03504

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

"To ask the Scottish Government how it ensures that disabled people who receive Scottish social security benefits are treated lawfully, in light of the Equality and Human Rights Commission’s reported investigation into the treatment of some disabled benefits claimants by the UK Department for Work and Pensions."

Taken in the Chamber on 30 May 2024

Question ref. S6W-27672

Asked by: Mackay, Rona, Strathkelvin and Bearsden, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 16 May 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on any implications of the UK Spring Budget for the 2024-25 Scottish Budget, and what its current position is on the 2023-24 Scottish Budget."

Answered by Shona Robison on 17 May 2024

Question ref. S6O-03406

Asked by: Mackay, Rona, Strathkelvin and Bearsden, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 1 May 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government, regarding any potential impact on devolved benefits in Scotland, what representation it plans to make to the UK Government regarding its proposed changes to welfare benefits for people with mental health issues."

Taken in the Chamber on 8 May 2024

Question ref. S6W-26394

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

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on its response to the scoping study on historic forced adoption."

Answered by Natalie Don on 22 March 2024

Question ref. S6O-03229

Asked by: Mackay, Rona, Strathkelvin and Bearsden, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13 March 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government what representations it can make to the UK Government regarding the potential amendment of its Post Office (Horizon System) Offences Bill to cover Scotland, to ensure that there is parity and equality for all sub-postmasters and sub-postmistresses who have been affected."

Taken in the Chamber on 20 March 2024

Question ref. S6O-03191

Asked by: Mackay, Rona, Strathkelvin and Bearsden, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 6 March 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the availability of ADHD medication supplies in Scotland."

Taken in the Chamber on 13 March 2024

Question ref. S6F-02905

Asked by: Mackay, Rona, Strathkelvin and Bearsden, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 4 March 2024

"To ask the First Minister, in light of International Women's Day on 8 March, what steps the Scottish Government is taking to tackle gender-based violence."

Taken in the Chamber on 7 March 2024

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

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