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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Ross Greer

Scottish Green Party

MSP for West Scotland (Region) 2016 - present day

About Ross Greer

Contact details

Contact online

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 6347
Text relay calls welcome.

Committees

Cross-party groups

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Ross does not have any parliamentary or government roles

Party Roles

Ross has 3 party roles

Party Spokesperson on Culture

Scottish Green Party

Party Spokesperson on Education

Scottish Green Party

Party Spokesperson on External Affairs

Scottish Green Party

Previous roles

Ross has had 7 previous roles

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

29 June 2016 - 04 May 2021

Social Security Committee

Substitute Member

06 September 2018 - 04 May 2021

Culture Tourism Europe and External Affairs Committee

Member

08 June 2016 - 04 May 2021

Education and Skills Committee

Member

29 June 2016 - 04 May 2021

Health and Sport Committee

Substitute Member

21 April 2020 - 16 September 2020

COVID19 Committee

Member

29 September 2016 - 06 September 2018

Culture Tourism Europe and External Relations Committee

Member

08 June 2016 - 29 September 2016

European and External Relations Committee

Member

Register of interests

Ross'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.

Here is the register for Ross Greer. The date of their initial statement was 07 June 2021.

Remuneration and related undertaking

No registrable interests

Gifts

No registrable interests

Overseas visits

No registrable interests

Controlled transactions

No registrable interests

Heritable property

No registrable interests

Interest in shares

No registrable interests

Voluntary

In April 2021 the Scottish Green Party received £500 from the RMT Union for the purpose of supporting my campaign.

I am a member of Free Tibet.

I am a member of the RMT Parliamentary Group.

I am a member of the National Union of Journalists.

I am a member of the Church of Scotland.

Recent Activity

What was said

What Ross Greer 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: 19 January 2022

Education and the 2022 Examination Diet

Ross Greer (West Scotland) (Green): "I am seeking clarification on what exactly the Conservatives’ position on exams is…

Chamber meeting date: 19 January 2022

Local Government Funding

Ross Greer (West Scotland) (Green): "Will the member give way?"

Education, Children and Young People Committee meeting date: 19 January 2022

Covid-19 and Schools

Ross Greer (West Scotland) (Green): "I will start off on a different topic, although the one that I turn to next might touch on some of the issues that have just been raised. I have a couple of questions on ventilation…

Education, Children and Young People Committee meeting date: 12 January 2022

Budget 2022-23

Ross Greer (West Scotland) (Green): "I will stick with the previous line of questioning about teacher recruitment and numbers…

Finance and Public Administration Committee meeting date: 11 January 2022

Fiscal Framework (Independent Report)

Ross Greer (West Scotland) (Green): "Thank you, convener. I have one question on the process, and then a couple on policy if we have time to get through them…

Votes

How Ross Greer has voted in Parliament

Find out how Ross Greer has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6M-02853

Approval of SSI

Submitted by: George Adam, Paisley, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Result 87 for, 33 against, 0 abstained, 9 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-02839.1

Education Failures and Guaranteeing the 2022 Exam Diet

Submitted by: Shirley-Anne Somerville, Dunfermline, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Supported by: Clare Haughey, Jamie Hepburn
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Result 67 for, 54 against, 0 abstained, 8 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-02852

Approval of SSI

Submitted by: George Adam, Paisley, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Result 68 for, 53 against, 0 abstained, 8 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-02839

Education Failures and Guaranteeing the 2022 Exam Diet

Submitted by: Meghan Gallacher, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Monday, January 17, 2022

Supported by: Sharon Dowey
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Result 67 for, 53 against, 1 abstained, 8 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-02838

Protecting Local Government Funding in Scotland

Submitted by: Miles Briggs, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Monday, January 17, 2022

Supported by: Sharon Dowey
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Result 65 for, 56 against, 0 abstained, 8 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motions

Written questions

Written questions Ross Greer 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-05591

Asked by: Greer, Ross, West Scotland, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 12 January 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what information it has on how many teachers currently have long COVID."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-05592

Asked by: Greer, Ross, West Scotland, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 12 January 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it recommends that school and early years staff wear a face covering of FFP2 quality or above."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-04451

Asked by: Greer, Ross, West Scotland, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 18 November 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether Siemens Gamesa has been contracted to provide any services to it or any bodies for which it is responsible."

Answered by: Ivan McKee on 7 December 2021

Question ref. S6W-04452

Asked by: Greer, Ross, West Scotland, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 18 November 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what (a) financial and (b) other support (i) it, (ii) enterprise agencies and (iii) its other bodies and agencies have offered to Siemens Gamesa."

Answered by: Ivan McKee on 7 December 2021

Question ref. S6W-04799

Asked by: Greer, Ross, West Scotland, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 3 December 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government when the sectoral Just Transition plan for the nuclear sector will be produced, and what role (a) the workforce, (b) its unions and (c) local communities will have in this."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-04478

Asked by: Greer, Ross, West Scotland, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 18 November 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what plans it has to engage with the organisers of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics ahead of or during the games."

Answered by: Maree Todd on 3 December 2021

Question ref. S6W-04479

Asked by: Greer, Ross, West Scotland, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 18 November 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what its response is, regarding any action it will take on the matter, to the reported vote in the UK Parliament in favour of a diplomatic boycott of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics on human rights grounds."

Answered by: Maree Todd on 3 December 2021

Question ref. S6W-04481

Asked by: Greer, Ross, West Scotland, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 18 November 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what role it will have in deciding how the £2 million of funding that it has committed to addressing climate-related loss and damage will be allocated."

Answered by: Mairi McAllan on 3 December 2021

Question ref. S6W-04443

Asked by: Greer, Ross, West Scotland, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 18 November 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what action it has taken to work with universities and student associations to resolve any accommodation shortages that impacted students at the start of the 2021-22 academic year."

Answered by: Jamie Hepburn on 29 November 2021

Question ref. S6W-04480

Asked by: Greer, Ross, West Scotland, Scottish Green Party, Date Lodged: 18 November 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether projects located in the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic are eligible to apply for funding through its Climate Justice Fund."

Answered by: Mairi McAllan on 29 November 2021

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