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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Tess White

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for North East Scotland (Region) 2021 - present day

About Tess White

Contact details

Contact online

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 6218
Text relay calls welcome.

Committees

Tess is not a member of any committees

Cross-party groups

Tess is not a member of any cross-party groups

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Tess does not have any parliamentary or government roles

Party Roles

Tess has 4 party roles

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Employment

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Fair Work

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Just Transition

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Junior Whip

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Previous roles

Tess does not have any previous roles

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

Register of interests

Tess'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 Tess White. The date of their initial statement was 31 May 2021.

Remuneration and related undertaking

No registrable interests

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

I am a member of the Fawcett Society.

I am a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.

I am a member of the Scottish Japanese Karate Association.

I am a member of Women2Win Business Club.

I am a member of the National Trust for Scotland.

I am a supporter of, and fundraiser for, SAMH and MIND.

For the purposes of transparency, I have been employed by companies in the Energy or Energy Services sector throughout my career. These include Royal Dutch Shell, World Fuel Services, Weatherford and Centrica. I do not believe these meet the prejudice test.

Recent Activity

What was said

What Tess White 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

Tess White (North East Scotland) (Con): "I, too, welcome the minister to his role. The minister said: “To date, we have announced more than 170 Covid initiatives to provide bespoke financial support to businesses ... to support them through the pandemic…

Chamber meeting date: 17 June 2021

Drug-related Deaths

Tess White (North East Scotland) (Con): "Would the minister consider reopening the Mulberry unit at Stracathro hospital in Angus?"

Chamber meeting date: 10 June 2021

General Practitioner Appointments

Tess White (North East Scotland) (Con): "I have a constituent who has significant health issues and who has had real problems in getting to see a GP…

Chamber meeting date: 2 June 2021

Economic Recovery

Tess White (North East Scotland) (Con): "Thank you for the introduction, Presiding Officer, and I congratulate you on your new role. I also congratulate the cabinet secretary on her wider role…

Chamber meeting date: 13 May 2021

Oaths and Affirmations

Tess White (North East Scotland) (Con): "took the oath."

Votes

How Tess White has voted in Parliament

Find out how Tess White 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 against

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 for

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 against

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 against

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 against

Vote Passed

Motions

Written questions

Written questions Tess White 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-00816

Asked by: White, Tess, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16 June 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what its response is to figures recording that 85…

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-00817

Asked by: White, Tess, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 16 June 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how much it has spent each year on the Fair Start Scotland (FSS) programme in (a) Angus and (b) the rest of the country, and whether it will carry out an impact assessment of FSS to determine (i) its effectiveness and (ii) whether it is offering value for money."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S6W-00563

Asked by: White, Tess, North East Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 8 June 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how many government tenders were awarded with only one bidder in the financial year 2020-21, and what was the overall value of those tenders."

Awaiting answer

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