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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Willie Coffey

Scottish National Party

MSP for Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley (Constituency) 2011 - present day

Former MSP for Kilmarnock and Loudoun (Constituency) 2007 - 2011

About Willie Coffey

Contact details

Contact online

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 6514
Text relay calls welcome.

Contact at local office

62 John Finnie Street
Kilmarnock
KA1 1BS

Phone: 01563 537300
Text relay calls welcome.

Committees

Cross-party groups

Willie is a member of 1 cross-party group

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Towns and Town Centres

Member

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Willie does not have any parliamentary or government roles

Party Roles

Willie does not have any party roles

Previous roles

Willie has had 18 previous roles

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

17 June 2021 - 01 February 2022

Local Government Housing and Planning Committee

Member

10 September 2019 - 04 May 2021

Economy Energy and Fair Work Committee

Deputy Convener

21 April 2020 - 04 May 2021

COVID19 Committee

Member

30 March 2017 - 03 December 2020

Public Audit and Postlegislative Scrutiny Committee

Member

03 September 2019 - 10 September 2019

Economy Energy and Fair Work Committee

Member

06 September 2018 - 03 September 2019

Economy Energy and Fair Work Committee

Substitute Member

29 September 2016 - 03 September 2019

Finance and Constitution Committee

Member

24 May 2018 - 06 September 2018

Economy Jobs and Fair Work Committee

Substitute Member

29 September 2016 - 30 March 2017

Equalities and Human Rights Committee

Member

08 June 2016 - 29 September 2016

Equal Opportunities Committee

Member

08 June 2016 - 29 September 2016

Finance Committee

Member

18 September 2012 - 23 March 2016

European and External Relations Committee

Member

27 November 2014 - 23 March 2016

Local Government and Regeneration Committee

Member

01 June 2011 - 27 November 2014

Public Audit Committee

Member

11 December 2008 - 22 March 2011

Public Audit Committee

Member

26 February 2009 - 20 May 2010

Equal Opportunities Committee

Member

26 June 2008 - 26 February 2009

Equal Opportunities Committee

Substitute Member

13 June 2007 - 10 December 2008

Audit Committee

Member

Register of interests

Willie'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 Willie Coffey 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: 22 February 2024

Mental Health Problems (Household Debt)

Willie Coffey (Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley) (SNP): "Will the First Minister outline how increased funding—for example, on discretionary housing payments, which impact on mental health issues in Scotland—will help make up for the chronically insufficient UK housing benefits funding…

Chamber meeting date: 21 February 2024

Vacant and Derelict Land and Buildings

4. Willie Coffey (Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley) (SNP): "To ask the Scottish Government what role the Scottish Land Commission will play in tackling the legacy of vacant and derelict land, including in relation to examining the issue of empty and derelict buildings within an urban setting. (S6O-03089)"

Public Audit Committee meeting date: 8 February 2024

Section 22 Report: “The 2022/23 audit of the Water Industry Commission for Scotland”

Willie Coffey (Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley) (SNP): "My questions are about the impact of all this on the commission’s ability to carry out its functions properly, and a little bit on the reserves and surpluses that you mentioned a wee minute ago…

Local Government, Housing and Planning Committee meeting date: 6 February 2024

Housing (Cladding Remediation) (Scotland) Bill: Stage 1

Willie Coffey (Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley) (SNP): "Good morning, minister and colleagues. I have a couple of questions on the cladding assurance register, and one on issues that have been raised by the Law Society of Scotland…

Chamber meeting date: 1 February 2024

University and College Courses (Skills Matching)

Willie Coffey: "We know the self-inflicted, damaging effect that Brexit is having in this area, and the refusal by Labour and the Tories to support returning to the European Union any time soon will not help that one bit…

Votes

How Willie Coffey has voted in Parliament

Find out how Willie Coffey has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6M-12252

Scottish Rate Resolution

Submitted by: Shona Robison, Dundee City East, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, February 20, 2024

Supported by: George Adam, Tom Arthur, Joe FitzPatrick
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, February 22, 2024

Result 62 for, 54 against, 0 abstained, 13 did not vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-12248

Regulation of Legal Services (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: Siobhian Brown, Ayr, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, February 20, 2024

Supported by: Angela Constance
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, February 22, 2024

Result 62 for, 29 against, 25 abstained, 13 did not vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-12215

Crisis in NHS Dentistry

Submitted by: Willie Rennie, North East Fife, Scottish Liberal Democrats. Date lodged: Monday, February 19, 2024

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Result 84 for, 32 against, 0 abstained, 13 did not vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-12215.1

Crisis in NHS Dentistry

Submitted by: Paul Sweeney, Glasgow, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Tuesday, February 20, 2024

Supported by: Carol Mochan
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Result 85 for, 31 against, 0 abstained, 13 did not vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-12214

Improving Access to Primary Care

Submitted by: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats. Date lodged: Monday, February 19, 2024

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Result 63 for, 53 against, 0 abstained, 13 did not vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motions

Questions

Questions Willie Coffey has asked

These are the questions that this MSP has asked in Parliament. It also includes any answer to those questions.

Question ref. S6O-03089

Asked by: Coffey, Willie, Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 14 February 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government what role the Scottish Land Commission will play in tackling the legacy of vacant and derelict land, including in relation to examining the issue of empty and derelict buildings within an urban setting."

Taken in the Chamber on 21 February 2024

Question ref. S6O-03041

Asked by: Coffey, Willie, Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 24 January 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government how it matches up the skills required in the economy with the courses on offer at Scotland's colleges and universities."

Taken in the Chamber on 1 February 2024

Question ref. S6O-02966

Asked by: Coffey, Willie, Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10 January 2024

"To ask the Scottish Government what its provisional revenue allocation is for local authorities for 2024-25."

Taken in the Chamber on 17 January 2024

Question ref. S6O-02911

Asked by: Coffey, Willie, Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13 December 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government what assessment it has made of the potential impact that the UK-Rwanda Migration and Economic Development Partnership may have on its New Scots integration strategy."

Taken in the Chamber on 21 December 2023

Question ref. S6O-02889

Asked by: Coffey, Willie, Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 6 December 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on its cladding remediation programme."

Taken in the Chamber on 14 December 2023

Question ref. S6O-02806

Asked by: Coffey, Willie, Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 22 November 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government, in light of the budget for its Mental Health Directorate having increased substantially in the past three years, how it plans to measure the impact of this spend, including outcomes for people with mental health conditions."

Taken in the Chamber on 29 November 2023

Question ref. S6O-02608

Asked by: Coffey, Willie, Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 27 September 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government how it plans to improve rail services in the Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley constituency."

Taken in the Chamber on 5 October 2023

Question ref. S6O-02541

Asked by: Coffey, Willie, Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 13 September 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government what opportunities the development of a Scottish Education Exchange Programme would present for young people in Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley."

Taken in the Chamber on 21 September 2023

Question ref. S6O-02472

Asked by: Coffey, Willie, Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 30 August 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on progress towards the decarbonisation of buildings and the schemes of assistance that are available to the public to help them make the transition."

Taken in the Chamber on 7 September 2023

Question ref. S6W-19892

Asked by: Coffey, Willie, Kilmarnock and Irvine Valley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11 July 2023

"To ask the Scottish Government what the most recent average level of Council Tax is for a Band D property in Scotland, and what information it has on how this compares with the level in (a) England and (b) Wales."

Answered by Joe FitzPatrick on 7 August 2023

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