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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Kenneth Gibson

Scottish National Party

MSP for Cunninghame North (Constituency) 2007 - present day

Former MSP for Glasgow (Region) 1999 - 2003

About Kenneth Gibson

Contact details

Contact online

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 6536
Text relay calls welcome.

Committees

Cross-party groups

Kenneth is not a member of any cross-party groups

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Kenneth does not have any parliamentary or government roles

Party Roles

Kenneth does not have any party roles

Previous roles

Kenneth has had 19 previous roles

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

06 September 2018 - 04 May 2021

Culture Tourism Europe and External Affairs Committee

Member

01 September 2020 - 04 May 2021

Education and Skills Committee

Member

29 August 2017 - 04 May 2021

Presiding Officer's Advisory Group

Member

08 June 2016 - 01 September 2020

Local Government and Communities Committee

Member

29 September 2016 - 06 September 2018

Public Audit and Postlegislative Scrutiny Committee

Substitute Member

07 September 2016 - 29 September 2016

Public Audit Committee

Substitute Member

15 June 2011 - 23 March 2016

Conveners Group

Member

15 June 2011 - 23 March 2016

Finance Committee

Convener

25 October 2012 - 23 March 2016

Welfare Reform Committee

Substitute Member

01 June 2011 - 15 June 2011

Finance Committee

Member

02 September 2008 - 22 March 2011

Education Lifelong Learning and Culture Committee

Deputy Convener

26 February 2009 - 05 November 2009

Finance Committee

Substitute Member

26 June 2008 - 02 September 2008

Education Lifelong Learning and Culture Committee

Member

20 June 2007 - 26 June 2008

Local Government and Communities Committee

Deputy Convener

13 June 2007 - 20 June 2007

Local Government and Communities Committee

Member

19 September 2001 - 31 March 2003

Social Justice Committee

Deputy Convener

09 May 2002 - 05 September 2002

Local Government Committee

Member

06 September 2001 - 19 September 2001

Social Justice Committee

Member

17 June 1999 - 06 September 2001

Local Government Committee

Member

Register of interests

Kenneth'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 Kenneth Gibson. The date of their initial statement was 13 May 2021.

Remuneration and related undertaking

No registrable interests

Gifts

No registrable interests

Overseas visits

Controlled transactions

No registrable interests

Heritable property

I own a flat in Glasgow with a market value of between £100,001 and £150,000 from which I receive gross annual income of up to £5,000. The costs associated with this property exceed the income from letting it.

Interest in shares

No registrable interests

Voluntary

No registrable interests

Recent Activity

What was said

What Kenneth Gibson 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: 17 June 2021

Provisional Outturn 2020-21

Kenneth Gibson (Cunninghame North) (SNP): "I welcome you, Presiding Officer, and the minister to your new posts. The pandemic has shone a spotlight on the need for additional fiscal flexibilities to be devolved to Scotland on an on-going basis…

Chamber meeting date: 15 June 2021

Women’s Health

Kenneth Gibson (Cunninghame North) (SNP): "I congratulate my colleague Evelyn Tweed on her excellent first speech in Parliament. Women’s health is important to men, too: we have mothers, daughters, sisters, wives, partners, and female friends and colleagues…

Chamber meeting date: 10 June 2021

Body-worn Cameras (Funding)

4. Kenneth Gibson (Cunninghame North) (SNP): "To ask the First Minister whether the Scottish Government will support and fund the roll-out of body-worn cameras for police officers and ambulance crews. (S6F-00073)"

Chamber meeting date: 8 June 2021

Covid-19

Kenneth Gibson (Cunninghame North) (SNP): "Of all the jobs created in the UK last year through foreign direct investment, 16.1 per cent—some 4,500—were generated in Scotland. That is remarkable in a pandemic year…

Chamber meeting date: 8 June 2021

Covid-19

Kenneth Gibson (Cunninghame North) (SNP): "Of all the jobs created in the UK last year through foreign direct investment, 16.1 per cent—some 4,500—were generated in Scotland. That is remarkable in a pandemic year…

Votes

How Kenneth Gibson has voted in Parliament

Find out how Kenneth Gibson has voted recently.

Motion ref. S6M-00400.2

Tackling Drug Related Deaths

Submitted by: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats. Date lodged: Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, June 17, 2021

Result 93 for, 28 against, 0 abstained, 8 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-00400.1

Tackling Drug Related Deaths

Submitted by: Sue Webber, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, June 17, 2021

Result 28 for, 72 against, 22 abstained, 7 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S6M-00400

Tackling Drug Related Deaths

Submitted by: Angela Constance, Almond Valley, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Supported by: Nicola Sturgeon
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, June 17, 2021

Result 94 for, 28 against, 0 abstained, 7 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-00400.4

Tackling Drug Related Deaths

Submitted by: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Supported by: Foysol Choudhury, Pauline McNeill, Paul Sweeney
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, June 17, 2021

Result 94 for, 28 against, 0 abstained, 7 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S6M-00400.3

Tackling Drug Related Deaths

Submitted by: Gillian Mackay, Central Scotland, Scottish Green Party. Date lodged: Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, June 17, 2021

Result 94 for, 28 against, 0 abstained, 7 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motions

Written questions

Written questions Kenneth Gibson 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-00577

Asked by: Gibson, Kenneth, Cunninghame North, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 9 June 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will consider changing its COVID-19 regulations regarding the docking of UK cruise ships to enable passengers to embark and disembark in areas at protection level 2 or lower so that they have the same freedoms as people travelling between Scotland and England via plane, train or bus."

Answered by: Ivan McKee on 16 June 2021

Question ref. S6W-00513

Asked by: Gibson, Kenneth, Cunninghame North, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 7 June 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how much it has allocated to North Ayrshire Council to provide free school meals to primary four children from August 2021, and to primary five children from January 2022, in the financial year 2021-22."

Answered by: Shirley-Anne Somerville on 15 June 2021

Question ref. S6W-00512

Asked by: Gibson, Kenneth, Cunninghame North, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 7 June 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how much it has allocated to North Ayrshire Council to provide targeted free school meal support during school holidays in the financial year 2021-22."

Answered by: Shirley-Anne Somerville on 15 June 2021

Question ref. S6W-00252

Asked by: Gibson, Kenneth, Cunninghame North, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26 May 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what support it is providing to developing countries to help them tackle COVID-19."

Answered by: Jenny Gilruth on 11 June 2021

Question ref. S6W-00531

Asked by: Gibson, Kenneth, Cunninghame North, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 8 June 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government when it plans to introduce legislation for the incorporation of the human rights recommended by its National Taskforce for Human Rights Leadership."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-00532

Asked by: Gibson, Kenneth, Cunninghame North, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 8 June 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether the human right to a healthy environment will be included in any of its forthcoming legislation."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-00530

Asked by: Gibson, Kenneth, Cunninghame North, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 8 June 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government when it plans to respond formally to the recommendations of its National Taskforce for Human Rights Leadership."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-00253

Asked by: Gibson, Kenneth, Cunninghame North, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 26 May 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will define milestone events, such as golden and diamond wedding anniversary celebrations, as "life events" in order to allow for their safe resumption."

Answered by: John Swinney on 7 June 2021

Question ref. S6W-00028

Asked by: Gibson, Kenneth, Cunninghame North, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 14 May 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government when social distancing requirements on ferries to Scotland's islands will be the same as that on aircraft flying to islands."

Answered by: Graeme Dey on 27 May 2021

Question ref. S5W-36084

Asked by: Gibson, Kenneth, Cunninghame North, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11 March 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on progress on its proposals for fair, green ports in Scotland."

Answered by: Ivan McKee on 18 March 2021

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