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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Fiona Hyslop

Scottish National Party

MSP for Linlithgow (Constituency) 2011 - present day

Former MSP for Lothians (Region) 1999 - 2011

About Fiona Hyslop

Contact details

Contact online

Website: fionahyslop.com

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 5921
Text relay calls welcome.

Committees

Fiona is not a member of any committees

Cross-party groups

Fiona is not a member of any cross-party groups

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Fiona has 1 parliamentary and government role

Cabinet Secretary for Economy, Fair Work and Culture

Scottish Government

Party Roles

Fiona does not have any party roles

Previous roles

Fiona has had 7 previous roles

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

04 June 2003 - 02 April 2007

Education Committee

Member

03 September 2003 - 02 April 2007

Enterprise and Culture Committee

Substitute Member

12 May 2003 - 02 June 2003

Parliamentary Bureau

Member

06 September 2001 - 31 March 2003

Procedures Committee

Member

27 June 2001 - 31 March 2003

Parliamentary Bureau

Member

12 January 2000 - 07 January 2001

Social Inclusion Housing and Voluntary Sector Committee

Deputy Convener

17 June 1999 - 12 January 2000

Social Inclusion Housing and Voluntary Sector Committee

Member

Register of interests

Fiona'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 Fiona Hyslop. The date of their initial statement was 08 June 2016.

Remuneration and related undertaking

No registrable interests

Gifts

On Friday 26 May 2017, in my position as Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Tourism and External Affairs, I attended the “Remarks by the Honourable Barack H Obama” event in Edinburgh as a guest of Diageo plc. (a multinational alcoholic beverages company of 5 Lochside Way, Edinburgh EH12 9DT). The cost of hospitality for the evening was £1,000 which was met by Diageo. [Registered 14 June 2017]

Overseas visits

No registrable interests

Controlled transactions

No registrable interests

Heritable property

No registrable interests

Interest in shares

No registrable interests

Voluntary

I am a Patron of ‘River Kids’ charity in West Lothian which raises funds for the benefit of children in need in West Lothian.

Recent Activity

What was said

What Fiona Hyslop 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: 24 February 2021

Young Person’s Guarantee (Glasgow Maryhill and Springburn)

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy, Fair Work and Culture (Fiona Hyslop): "Through our £60 million investment in the young person’s guarantee this year, and the commitment to a further £70 million investment next year, we are building on existing education, employability skills and training infrastructure to provide new opportunities and enhanced support to young people. The guarantee is based on the principle that local…

Chamber meeting date: 24 February 2021

Young Person’s Guarantee

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy, Fair Work and Culture (Fiona Hyslop): "Since we launched the young person’s guarantee in November 2020, we have created around 18,000 new and enhanced opportunities for young people aged between 16 and 24 to help them into work, education or training…

Chamber meeting date: 24 February 2021

Covid-19 Economic Impact (Highlands)

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy, Fair Work and Culture (Fiona Hyslop): "Scotland’s economy grew for six consecutive months, but the further restrictions on economic activity that were needed to suppress the virus led to a fall in gross domestic product in November and a slight fall in December…

Chamber meeting date: 24 February 2021

Economic Resilience (North-east Scotland)

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy, Fair Work and Culture (Fiona Hyslop): "Although suppressing Covid-19 and ensuring the safety of Scotland’s workforce is our priority, we must also sharpen our focus on rebuilding for the future…

Chamber meeting date: 24 February 2021

Value for Money (Investment in Private Companies)

The Cabinet Secretary for Economy, Fair Work and Culture (Fiona Hyslop): "The guidance that is contained in the Scottish public finance manual outlines the Scottish Government’s approach to investment in private companies…

Votes

How Fiona Hyslop has voted in Parliament

Find out how Fiona Hyslop has voted recently.

Motion ref. S5M-24224

Budget (Scotland) (No.5) Bill

Submitted by: Kate Forbes, Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Supported by: Ivan McKee
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, February 25, 2021

Result 88 for, 31 against, 5 abstained, 5 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-24224.1

Budget (Scotland) (No.5) Bill

Submitted by: Murdo Fraser, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, February 25, 2021

Result 53 for, 62 against, 10 abstained, 4 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S5M-24224.2

Budget (Scotland) (No.5) Bill

Submitted by: Jackie Baillie, Dumbarton, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, February 25, 2021

Result 22 for, 60 against, 41 abstained, 6 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S5M-24225

Scottish Rate Resolution

Submitted by: Kate Forbes, Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Supported by: Ivan McKee
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, February 25, 2021

Result 88 for, 1 against, 35 abstained, 5 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-24206.3

Fair Funding for Local Government

Submitted by: Aileen Campbell, Clydesdale, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Supported by: Ivan McKee
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Result 65 for, 51 against, 0 abstained, 13 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motions

Written questions

Written questions Fiona Hyslop 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. S2W-32214

Asked by: Hyslop, Fiona, Lothians, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 5 March 2007

"To ask the Scottish Executive what discussions it has had with the UK Government regarding the economic impact of the decision by HM Revenue and Customs to transfer all the functions and 200 jobs from its National Compliance Risk offices in Glasgow and Edinburgh to England."

Answered by: Nicol Stephen on 23 March 2007

Question ref. S2W-31614

Asked by: Hyslop, Fiona, Lothians, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 1 February 2007

"To ask the Scottish Executive whether NHS Lanarkshire would have been legal entitled to exclude non-GP companies limited by shares from the recent tendering process for GP medical services in Harthill."

Answered by: Andy Kerr on 8 February 2007

Question ref. S2W-31458

Asked by: Hyslop, Fiona, Lothians, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26 January 2007

"To ask the Scottish Executive when it will reply to my letter dated 2 November 2006 regarding the safe containment of hazardous waste during demolition."

Answered by: Des McNulty on 5 February 2007

Question ref. S2W-31323

Asked by: Hyslop, Fiona, Lothians, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23 January 2007

"To ask the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body what financial contribution it will receive from the Scottish Executive towards security costs for the Microsoft Government Leaders Forum (GLF) Europe."

Answered by: George Reid on 1 February 2007

Question ref. S2W-31322

Asked by: Hyslop, Fiona, Lothians, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 23 January 2007

"To ask the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body what measures have been undertaken to assess and address the security implications for the Parliament building complex of the Microsoft Government Leaders Forum (GLF) Europe being held on 30 and 31 January 2007."

Answered by: George Reid on 1 February 2007

Question ref. S2W-30689

Asked by: Hyslop, Fiona, Lothians, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19 December 2006

"To ask the Scottish Executive whether local authorities have the authority to “top up” fire and rescue boards’ funding for functions that are delegated to such boards."

Answered by: Johann Lamont on 23 January 2007

Question ref. S2W-30688

Asked by: Hyslop, Fiona, Lothians, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 19 December 2006

"To ask the Scottish Executive what restrictions there are on local authorities making resources available to fire and rescue boards."

Answered by: Johann Lamont on 23 January 2007

Question ref. S2O-11714

Asked by: Hyslop, Fiona, Lothians, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 10 January 2007

"To ask the Scottish Executive what recent progress has been made to secure the funding for the upgrade of the A801 Avon Gorge road."

Answered by: Tavish Scott on 18 January 2007

Question ref. S2W-30171

Asked by: Hyslop, Fiona, Lothians, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 24 November 2006

"To ask the Scottish Executive what its position is on the City of Edinburgh Council’s decision to allocate an extra £50,000 to schools in Edinburgh to address the funding shortfall resulting from increased energy costs in schools and whether it will confirm that the projected shortfall is £1.2 million."

Answered by: Tom McCabe on 7 December 2006

Question ref. S2W-30170

Asked by: Hyslop, Fiona, Lothians, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 24 November 2006

"To ask the Scottish Executive whether it intends to address the funding shortfall resulting from increased energy costs in schools."

Answered by: Tom McCabe on 7 December 2006

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