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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Siobhian Brown

Scottish National Party

MSP for Ayr (Constituency) 2021 - present day

About Siobhian Brown

Contact details

Contact online

Post-d: @siobhianayr

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 5089
Text relay calls welcome.

Contact at local office

9 Beresford Terrace
Ayr
KA7 2ER

Phone: 01292 810034
Text relay calls welcome.

Committees

Siobhian is a member of 1 committee

Cross-party groups

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Siobhian has 1 parliamentary and government role

Conveners Group

Member

Party Roles

Siobhian does not have any party roles

Previous roles

Siobhian had 1 previous role

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

17 June 2021 - 23 June 2021

COVID19 Recovery Committee

Member

Register of interests

Siobhian'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 Siobhian Brown. The date of their initial statement was 18 May 2021.

Remuneration and related undertaking

Until 14 January 2022, when I resigned, I was a Councillor for South Ayrshire Council (of County Buildings, Wellington Square, Ayr, KA7 1DR). I spent around 25 hours per week on this role. The remuneration I received was between £15,001 and £20,000 per annum which I donated (after tax) to local Ayr West charities until I resigned. [Amended interest, 18 June 2021, Amended interest 29 January 2022]

Until 7 May 2021, when I resigned, I was a caseworker for Allan Dorans MP (of House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA). I spent around 21 hours per week on this role. The remuneration I received was between £15,000 and £20,000 per annum.

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

Until 26 May 2021 I was a Trustee for the David Elder Trust. I received no remuneration for this role. [Ceased 18 June 2021]

Recent Activity

What was said

What Siobhian Brown 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: 30 June 2022

Ayr Cemetery

3. Siobhian Brown (Ayr) (SNP): "To ask the Scottish Government what discussions it has had with South Ayrshire Council regarding the current situation at Ayr cemetery. (S6O-01310)"

Chamber meeting date: 29 June 2022

Child Poverty

Siobhian Brown (Ayr) (SNP): "New detailed analysis shows that independent European countries comparable to Scotland are wealthier and fairer than the UK. Poverty rates are lower in those comparator countries and there are fewer children living in poverty…

Chamber meeting date: 28 June 2022

Independence Referendum

Siobhian Brown (Ayr) (SNP): "As MSPs, we are all acutely aware that Scotland faces a workforce crisis throughout every industry and sector. With an ageing population, it is impossible for us to magic up people to fill those roles…

Chamber meeting date: 23 June 2022

Industrial Action by Rail Workers (Impact on Night-time Economy)

Siobhian Brown (Ayr) (SNP): "The dispute between the United Kingdom Government’s Network Rail and RMT is having an enormous impact on Scotland, and the Tories are clearly continuing the dispute for political and ideological purposes…

COVID-19 Recovery Committee meeting date: 23 June 2022

Communication of Public Health Information Inquiry

The Convener (Siobhian Brown): "Good morning and welcome to the 17th meeting of the COVID-19 Recovery Committee in 2022. This morning, we continue our inquiry into the communication of Covid-19 public health information…

Votes

How Siobhian Brown has voted in Parliament

Find out how Siobhian Brown has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6M-05235.3

Northern Ireland Protocol Bill

Submitted by: Sarah Boyack, Lothian, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Result 85 for, 25 against, 0 abstained, 19 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-05254

Business Programme

Submitted by: George Adam, Paisley, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Result 63 for, 47 against, 0 abstained, 19 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-05254.1

Business Programme

Submitted by: Stephen Kerr, Central Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Supported by: Jeremy Balfour, Miles Briggs, Alexander Burnett, Donald Cameron, Jackson Carlaw, Finlay Carson, Sharon Dowey, Russell Findlay, Murdo Fraser, Meghan Gallacher, Maurice Golden, Pam Gosal, Jamie Greene, Dr. Sandesh Gulhane, Jamie Halcro Johnston, Rachael Hamilton, Craig Hoy, Liam Kerr, Dean Lockhart, Douglas Lumsden, Edward Mountain, Oliver Mundell, Douglas Ross, Graham Simpson, Liz Smith, Alexander Stewart, Sue Webber, Annie Wells, Tess White, Brian Whittle
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Result 47 for, 63 against, 0 abstained, 19 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-05154

Fireworks and Pyrotechnic Articles (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: Ash Regan, Edinburgh Eastern, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, June 21, 2022

Supported by: Keith Brown
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Result 84 for, 0 against, 25 abstained, 20 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-05235.2

Northern Ireland Protocol Bill

Submitted by: Donald Cameron, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Result 25 for, 85 against, 0 abstained, 19 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motions

Written questions

Written questions Siobhian Brown 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-09443

Asked by: Brown, Siobhian, Ayr, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 29 June 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what discussions it has had with South Ayrshire Council regarding the Station Hotel, and whether it has been informed when South Ayrshire Council will publish an options report."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-08434

Asked by: Brown, Siobhian, Ayr, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10 May 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what it is doing to mitigate the reported shortage of (a) the product, Estradot, and (b) other hormone replacement therapy (HRT) products, and what specific measures are in place to help women in the (i) short and (ii) long term."

Answered by: Humza Yousaf on 23 May 2022

Question ref. S6W-07897

Asked by: Brown, Siobhian, Ayr, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 6 April 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government whether hospital patients are able to get free or reduced cost television to watch during their stay, and what the reasons are for its position on this matter."

Answered by: Humza Yousaf on 26 April 2022

Question ref. S6W-07507

Asked by: Brown, Siobhian, Ayr, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 22 March 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it is possible for hospital patients to access free or reduced cost TV to watch during their stay."

Answered by: Humza Yousaf on 21 April 2022

Question ref. S6W-07238

Asked by: Brown, Siobhian, Ayr, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11 March 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government, in light of the recommendation by the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Microplastics in September 2021 for all new domestic and commercial washing machines to be fitted with a microfibre filter to catch microplastics, and a Private Members' Bill being introduced in the House of Commons to give effect to this…

Answered by: Mairi McAllan on 25 March 2022

Question ref. S6W-06202

Asked by: Brown, Siobhian, Ayr, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 4 February 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government whether free bus travel for under-22s will be extended to include school buses for children attending education."

Answered by: Jenny Gilruth on 3 March 2022

Question ref. S6W-06386

Asked by: Brown, Siobhian, Ayr, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 9 February 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what plans it has for a replacement scheme for Erasmus, following the UK's exit from the EU."

Answered by: Jamie Hepburn on 3 March 2022

Question ref. S6W-06181

Asked by: Brown, Siobhian, Ayr, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 3 February 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government how much funding has been allocated to improve patient transport in NHS Ayrshire and Arran in (a) 2021-22 and (b) 2022-23; whether support is available for local charities that provide transport services for cancer patients, and, if so, how such charities can access available funding."

Answered by: Maree Todd on 28 February 2022

Question ref. S6W-06201

Asked by: Brown, Siobhian, Ayr, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 4 February 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government what work it is doing with NHS boards to ensure that NHS equipment can be recycled and reused, in light of reports that when some equipment, such as walking frames, are given to patients, there is often no option to return them to be reused."

Answered by: Kevin Stewart on 22 February 2022

Question ref. S6W-06179

Asked by: Brown, Siobhian, Ayr, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 3 February 2022

"To ask the Scottish Government when it anticipates that the report on the consultation, Scottish Building Regulations: Proposed changes to Energy Standards and associated topics, will be published, and whether it will provide details of what the alternative options for new builds will be if Passivhaus standard is not being considered."

Answered by: Patrick Harvie on 21 February 2022

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