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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Sue Webber

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for Lothian (Region) 2021 - present day

About Sue Webber

Contact details

Contact online

Website: suewebber.uk

Post-d: @suejwebber

Facebook: Sue's facebook

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 6763
Text relay calls welcome.

Committees

Cross-party groups

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Sue does not have any parliamentary or government roles

Party Roles

Sue has 4 party roles

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Drugs Policy

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Public Health

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Sport

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Women's Health

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Previous roles

Sue has had 2 previous roles

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

17 June 2021 - 23 September 2021

Constitution Europe External Affairs and Culture Committee

Member

08 September 2021 - 22 September 2021

Health Social Care and Sport Committee

Substitute Member

Register of interests

Sue'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 Sue Webber. The date of their initial statement was 02 June 2021.

Remuneration and related undertaking

I am a local authority councillor with the City of Edinburgh Council (of City Chambers, High Street, Edinburgh EH1 1YJ). I spend approximately 21 hours a week on this role. I receive remuneration of between £15,001 and £20,000 per annum, which includes the use of a laptop, mobile phone and iPad. My salary is donated via the Give as You Earn Scheme directly through HR Payroll.

Gifts

No registrable interests

Overseas visits

No registrable interests

Controlled transactions

No registrable interests

Heritable property

No registrable interests

Interest in shares

Until September 2021 I owned 100% of the issued share capital of MEDinburgh Ltd, a company involved in healthcare sales and marketing. The shares were ordinary shares. The business ceased trading in September 2021. [Amended interest 7 October 2021, Ceased interest 7 October 2021]

Voluntary

I am a Board Member of Pentlands Community Space.

I am a Board Member of Wester Hailes Land and Property Trust, through my elected position at the City of Edinburgh Council.

Recent Activity

What was said

What Sue Webber 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: 1 December 2021

Queen Elizabeth University Hospital (Patient Safety)

Sue Webber (Lothian) (Con): "I will speak in support of Douglas Ross’s amendment but, before I do so, I draw attention to my entry in the register of members’ interests. I reaffirm my support for the principles that are outlined in the Labour motion…

Chamber meeting date: 30 November 2021

Residential Rehabilitation

Sue Webber (Lothian) (Con): "I thank the minister for advance sight of her statement and the many attachments that came with it. In October, the Scottish Government held a debate on a person-centred approach to mental health and substance abuse…

Chamber meeting date: 24 November 2021

Child Disability Payment

Sue Webber: "On a point of order, Presiding Officer. When I asked question 2, I should have declared an interest as an existing councillor in Edinburgh."

Chamber meeting date: 24 November 2021

Affordable Housing (Edinburgh)

2. Sue Webber (Lothian) (Con): "To ask the Scottish Government what it is doing to help tackle the reported affordable housing crisis in Edinburgh. (S6O-00431)"

Votes

How Sue Webber has voted in Parliament

Find out how Sue Webber has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6M-02326

Action on Active Ventilation in Schools

Submitted by: Michael Marra, North East Scotland, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Monday, November 29, 2021

Supported by: Paul Sweeney, Martin Whitfield
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Result 65 for, 54 against, 0 abstained, 10 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-02327.1

Protecting Patient Safety at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital

Submitted by: Douglas Ross, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Supported by: Rachael Hamilton, Douglas Lumsden
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Result 54 for, 64 against, 0 abstained, 11 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-02326.1

Action on Active Ventilation in Schools

Submitted by: Shirley-Anne Somerville, Dunfermline, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Supported by: Clare Haughey, Jamie Hepburn
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Result 65 for, 54 against, 0 abstained, 10 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-02327

Protecting Patient Safety at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital

Submitted by: Anas Sarwar, Glasgow, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Monday, November 29, 2021

Supported by: Jackie Baillie, Carol Mochan, Paul O'Kane, Paul Sweeney
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Result 64 for, 55 against, 0 abstained, 10 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-02327.2

Protecting Patient Safety at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital

Submitted by: Humza Yousaf, Glasgow Pollok, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Supported by: Kevin Stewart, Maree Todd
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Result 64 for, 54 against, 0 abstained, 11 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motions

Written questions

Written questions Sue Webber 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-04863

Asked by: Webber, Sue, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 6 December 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what plans it has to ensure that governing bodies of sport that rent office space from sportscotland are given a rent rebate."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-04540

Asked by: Webber, Sue, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 19 November 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether local authorities that have signed contracts, which may be up to 25 years, to provide aluminium, plastics and glass to waste management companies will be compensated if or when they are no longer able to provide these volumes as a result of a proportion being captured by the deposit return scheme."

Answered by: Lorna Slater on 1 December 2021

Question ref. S6W-04348

Asked by: Webber, Sue, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16 November 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what it is doing to meet any increased demand for psychological therapies, training or occupational health as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic."

Answered by: Kevin Stewart on 30 November 2021

Question ref. S6W-04347

Asked by: Webber, Sue, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16 November 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking to meet any increased need for psychological therapies within remote and isolated communities as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic."

Answered by: Kevin Stewart on 30 November 2021

Question ref. S6W-04351

Asked by: Webber, Sue, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16 November 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how it is working with (a) NHS Scotland, (b) NHS Education for Scotland and (c) other relevant partners to develop a coherent workforce strategy that incorporates psychologists across the public sector."

Answered by: Kevin Stewart on 25 November 2021

Question ref. S6W-04350

Asked by: Webber, Sue, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 15 November 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what steps it is taking to provide patients who have been hospitalised with COVID-19 with a structured, multidisciplinary rehabilitation package that includes specialist psychological services in both hospital and community settings."

Answered by: Kevin Stewart on 25 November 2021

Question ref. S6W-04349

Asked by: Webber, Sue, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 15 November 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how it is supporting (a) NHS services, (b) social care providers and (c) others who employ frontline staff to increase (i) access to and (ii) support for evidence-based psychological employee wellbeing services."

Answered by: Kevin Stewart on 25 November 2021

Question ref. S6O-00165

Asked by: Webber, Sue, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 8 September 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government for what reason Scotland's Mental Health First Aid is reportedly not running any training courses at present."

Answered by: Kevin Stewart on 16 September 2021

Question ref. S6W-02481

Asked by: Webber, Sue, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 25 August 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what plans it has to reimburse payments made by local authorities and assessment centres to the SQA for exam-related services that were not provided in academic year 2020-21."

Answered by: Shirley-Anne Somerville on 13 September 2021

Question ref. S6W-02094

Asked by: Webber, Sue, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 6 August 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking, in addition to initiatives such as mobile vaccine buses and vaccinations at football stadiums and shopping centres, to encourage and incentivise younger people to get the COVID-19 vaccine, in light of reports that vaccine rollout statistics show a lower take-up rate amongst younger people."

Answered by: Humza Yousaf on 25 August 2021

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