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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Sharon Dowey

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for South Scotland (Region) 2021 - present day

About Sharon Dowey

Contact details

Contact online

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 6799
Text relay calls welcome.

Committees

Sharon is a member of 1 committee

Public Audit Committee

Deputy Convener

Cross-party groups

Sharon is not a member of any cross-party groups

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Sharon has 1 parliamentary and government role

Scottish Commission For Public Audit

Member

Party Roles

Sharon does not have any party roles

Previous roles

Sharon had 1 previous role

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

17 June 2021 - 23 June 2021

Public Audit Committee

Member

Register of interests

Sharon'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 Sharon Dowey. The date of their initial statement was 26 May 2021.

Remuneration and related undertaking

Until the election I was employed by William Morrison Supermarkets plc (a retailer of Kilwinning Road, Stevenston, KA20 3DE). I worked full time and received remuneration of between £45,001 and £50,000 a year. I handed in my notice on my election and am no longer employed by the company.

Gifts

No registrable interests

Overseas visits

No registrable interests

Controlled transactions

No registrable interests

Heritable property

I own a house in South Ayrshire with a market value of between £200,001 and £250,000.

Interest in shares

No registrable interests

Voluntary

No registrable interests

Recent Activity

What was said

What Sharon Dowey 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.

Public Audit Committee meeting date: 23 June 2021

Interests

Sharon Dowey (South Scotland) (Con): "I own a heritable property. I have no other interests to declare."

Chamber meeting date: 22 June 2021

Covid-19

Sharon Dowey (South Scotland) (Con): "I hope that I will not freeze, too, Presiding Officer. For more than a year, patients the length and breadth of Scotland, many of them vulnerable and elderly, have been suffering from chronic foot pain…

Chamber meeting date: 16 June 2021

Scots Makar (Appointment)

2. Sharon Dowey (South Scotland) (Con): "To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the appointment of the new makar. (S6O-00034)"

Chamber meeting date: 10 June 2021

Estimated Examination Grades (Validation)

5. Sharon Dowey (South Scotland) (Con): "To ask the First Minister what the Scottish Government's response is to reports that, to meet the Scottish Qualifications Authority quality assurance processes, local authorities are validating teachers’ estimated grades using a school’s prior attainment data. (S6F-00078)"

Chamber meeting date: 9 June 2021

Climate Emergency

Sharon Dowey (South Scotland) (Con): "I thank each and every person who voted for the Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party in the south of Scotland, and I thank everyone who helped me in my campaign. I also pay tribute to John Scott, who served in this place for 21 years…

Votes

How Sharon Dowey has voted in Parliament

Find out how Sharon Dowey has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6 SP Bill 1 Amendment 11 24 June 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, June 24, 2021

Result 30 for, 90 against, 0 abstained, 9 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-00479

Coronavirus (Extension and Expiry) (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: John Swinney, Perthshire North, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Supported by: George Adam
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, June 24, 2021

Result 90 for, 32 against, 0 abstained, 7 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6 SP Bill 1 Amendment 13

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, June 24, 2021

Result 59 for, 61 against, 0 abstained, 9 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6 SP Bill 1 Amendment 14

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, June 24, 2021

Result 61 for, 60 against, 0 abstained, 8 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6 SP Bill 1 Amendment 11 23 June 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Result 33 for, 88 against, 0 abstained, 8 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motions

Written questions

Written questions Sharon Dowey 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-01331

Asked by: Dowey, Sharon, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 8 July 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what assessment has been made of the implications of the Deposit Return Scheme on SEPA’s resources."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-01330

Asked by: Dowey, Sharon, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 8 July 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what assessment has been made of the ability of small companies to adapt their online shops to (a) charge deposits and (b) provide a takeback service under the Deposit Return Scheme."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-01332

Asked by: Dowey, Sharon, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 8 July 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it plans to update its impact assessment on the Deposit Return Scheme, in light of the appointment of Circularity Scotland as the scheme administrator."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-00838

Asked by: Dowey, Sharon, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 17 June 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how many Police Scotland officers in U Division (Ayrshire) have been engaged daily in backroom duties in each month since April 2018."

Answered by: Keith Brown on 2 July 2021

Question ref. S6W-00841

Asked by: Dowey, Sharon, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 17 June 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what steps it is taking to help prevent chronic stress among officers, and how much funding it has provided in each year since 2019-20 in mental health support for officers experiencing this condition."

Answered by: Keith Brown on 2 July 2021

Question ref. S6W-00840

Asked by: Dowey, Sharon, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 17 June 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how many civilian staff are employed by Police Scotland, broken down by division."

Answered by: Keith Brown on 2 July 2021

Question ref. S6W-00836

Asked by: Dowey, Sharon, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16 June 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how much additional funding it allocated to each NHS board to help prevent drug-related deaths in each year since 2018-19."

Answered by: Angela Constance on 1 July 2021

Question ref. S6W-00583

Asked by: Dowey, Sharon, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10 June 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how many intensive treatment beds at the Royal Hospital for Children and Young People have been unavailable because of a shortage of nursing staff in each month since January 2021."

Answered by: Humza Yousaf on 25 June 2021

Question ref. S6W-00564

Asked by: Dowey, Sharon, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 8 June 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking to reduce water pollution on beaches, in light of a recent survey, which suggested that seven out of the 10 of the UK beaches with the highest samples of E…

Answered by: Mairi McAllan on 22 June 2021

Question ref. S6W-00584

Asked by: Dowey, Sharon, South Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 10 June 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how it will ensure that women who are pregnant and who have previously experienced (a) miscarriage and (b) the death of a baby (i) shortly after birth and (ii) in infancy can access the Continuity of Carer model as a matter of priority as the scheme is rolled out."

Answered by: Maree Todd on 22 June 2021

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