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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Jackson Carlaw

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for Eastwood (Constituency) 2016 - present day

Former MSP for West Scotland (Region) 2011 - 2016

Former MSP for West of Scotland (Region) 2007 - 2011

About Jackson Carlaw

Contact details

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 6800
Text relay calls welcome.

Contact at their Constituency

Spiersbridge House
1 Spiersbridge Way
Thornliebank
G46 8NG

Phone: 0141 465 6611
Text relay calls welcome.

Find out when the MSP's surgery times are on their website.

Committees

Jackson is not a member of any committees

Cross-party groups

Jackson is a member of 6 cross-party groups

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Armed Forces and Veterans Community

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Building Bridges with Israel

Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Diabetes

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on End of Life Choices

Deputy Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Scottish Gypsy/Traveller Community

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Scottish Showmen's Guild

Deputy Convener

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Jackson has 2 parliamentary and government roles

Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body

Appointed Member

Presiding Officer's Advisory Group

Member

Party Roles

Jackson does not have any party roles

Previous roles

Jackson had 1 previous role

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

15 November 2016 - 04 September 2019

Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body

Appointed Member

Register of interests

Jackson's register of interests

MSP's 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 Jackson Carlaw. The date of their initial statement was 31 May 2016.

Remuneration and related undertaking

No registrable interests

Gifts

On 15 January 2020 I received a donation of £5,000 to my leadership campaign from Mr Alan Massie, a private individual. I established that the donation was from a permissible donor and accepted it on 15 January 2020. [Registered 12 February 2020]

On 15 January 2020 I received a donation of £5,000 to my leadership campaign from Mr James Stewart, a private individual. I established that the donation was from a permissible donor and accepted it on 15 January 2020. [Registered 12 February 2020]

On 15 January 2020 I received a donation of £10,000 to my leadership campaign from Peak Scientific (Company number SC175368), a manufacturer of electric motors, generators and transformers (of Inchinnan Bus Park, Renfrew, PA4 9RE). I established that the donation was from a permissible donor and accepted it on 15 January 2020. [Registered 12 February 2020]

Overseas visits

From 12 August to 17 August 2018 I participated in a visit, by the Cross-Party Group Building Bridges with Israel, to Israel and the Palestinian Territories. During the course of the visit the CPG travelled extensively across Israel and in addition visited the Occupied Palestinian Territories. I met with many organisations and individuals to hear and discuss issues of concern and areas for possible future engagement. The costs of my visit were met by the Embassy of Israel in the United Kingdom (MFA) (of 2 Palace Green, Kensington, London W8 4QB) and in respect of my travel, accommodation and hospitality are estimated to be of the value of £2,200. [Registered 21 August 2018]

Controlled transactions

No registrable interests

Heritable property

No registrable interests

Interest in shares

No registrable interests

Voluntary

From 8 to 10 April 2018 I visited the European Parliament in Brussels. During this visit I met with MEPs, members of UKREP and others in connection with the ongoing Brexit negotiations and other matters of interest. Contributory support towards costs arising from travel, accommodation and hospitality in respect of this visit were made by the ECR (European Conservative and Reformists) within the European Parliament to a value of £500. [Registered 18 April 2018]

Recent Activity

What was said

What Jackson Carlaw 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.

Polypropylene Mesh Medical Devices (PE1517)

Jackson Carlaw made 6 Contributions to this discussion

Public Petitions Committee - 22 October 2020

Jackson Carlaw (Eastwood) (Con): "Good afternoon, Dr Veronikis. It is a pleasure to engage with you. Two of the women whom you have helped are constituents of mine…

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Baroness Cumberlege Report

Jackson Carlaw made 1 Contribution to this discussion

Chamber - 08 September 2020

Jackson Carlaw (Eastwood) (Con): "This is the first closing speech in Parliament that I have given for several years; I have been detained in other ways…

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Decision Time

Jackson Carlaw made 1 Contribution to this discussion

Chamber - 08 September 2020

Jackson Carlaw (Eastwood) (Con): "On a point of order, Presiding Officer. I just point out that this confusion has come at the end of a very important debate that thousands of women will have been watching online, and they will be dismayed at the turn of events…

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Covid-19 (Next Steps)

Jackson Carlaw made 6 Contributions to this discussion

Chamber - 30 July 2020

Jackson Carlaw (Eastwood) (Con): "After months of gloom, I hope that the Presiding Officer will forgive me if I start off by noting the unalloyed pleasure—at least of those of us on this side of the chamber—that, after a year away but now fully restored to good health, John Scott has returned to the chamber. Applause. Ayr’s voice will now be heard again. I thank the First Minister…

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Covid-19 (Next Steps)

Jackson Carlaw made 4 Contributions to this discussion

Chamber - 09 July 2020

Jackson Carlaw (Eastwood) (Con): "I thank the First Minister for early sight of her statement. As we exit lockdown, I reiterate her call for all of us to follow the rules, which, so far, the vast majority of people across Scotland have done commendably…

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Votes

How Jackson Carlaw has voted in Parliament

Find out how Jackson Carlaw has voted recently.

Motion ref. S5M-22860.1

Recognising the Importance of Family Caregivers

Submitted by: Donald Cameron, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Result 27 for, 92 against, 0 abstained, 10 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S5M-22860.2

Recognising the Importance of Family Caregivers

Submitted by: Jeane Freeman, Carrick, Cumnock and Doon Valley, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Supported by: Joe FitzPatrick, Clare Haughey
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Result 92 for, 27 against, 0 abstained, 10 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-22860

Recognising the Importance of Family Caregivers

Submitted by: Monica Lennon, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Monday, September 28, 2020

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Result 90 for, 27 against, 0 abstained, 12 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-22845

The Social Security Administration and Tribunal Membership (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: Shirley-Anne Somerville, Dunfermline, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Monday, September 28, 2020

Supported by: Christina McKelvie
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Result 109 for, 0 against, 0 abstained, 20 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-22803

Approval of SSI

Submitted by: Graeme Dey, Angus South, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Result 108 for, 6 against, 0 abstained, 15 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motions

Motions made by Jackson Carlaw in Parliament

Find out what motions Jackson Carlaw has submitted recently.

Motion ref. S5M-22641

Eight-year-old from Giffnock raises £6,459.75 for Charity

Current status: Has not yet achieved cross-party support

Motion ref. S5M-21649

75th Anniversary of VE Day

Current status: Has not yet achieved cross-party support

Motion ref. S5M-20368

Holocaust Survivor, Ingrid Wuga, Awarded the British Empire Medal

Current status: Has not yet achieved cross-party support

Motion ref. S5M-19433

Vision Schools Scotland, University of the West of Scotland

Current status: Has not yet achieved cross-party support

Motion ref. S5M-17644

Eaglesham Fair 2019

Current status: Has not yet achieved cross-party support

Written questions

Written questions Jackson Carlaw 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.

S5W-32326 - Unanswered

06 October 2020

Carlaw, Jackson: "To ask the Scottish Government whether employment considerations such as a student holding a part-time job near to their family home would be considered as a "reasonable excuse" to return to the family residence for a short stay or visit, in accordance with the guidance for students published on 28 September 2020."

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S5W-32041 - Answered

24 September 2020

Carlaw, Jackson: "To ask the Scottish Government what its estimate is of the (a) number and (b) percentage of pupils who have been wearing a face covering at all times when moving around school corridors and communal areas in each local authority since the updated guidance was published on 25 August 2020."

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S5W-32049 - Answered

24 September 2020

Carlaw, Jackson: "To ask the Scottish Government what consideration it has given to the National Deaf Children’s Society's campaign to widen access to clear face coverings in order to improve communication with deaf people, while still protecting the public from COVID-19."

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S5W-32234 - Unanswered

01 October 2020

Carlaw, Jackson: "To ask the Scottish Government what consideration it has given to a public health campaign ahead of (a) Hallowe’en and (b) Bonfire Night to ensure that the (i) COVID-19 guidance is adhered to and (ii) emergency services are not overwhelmed."

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S5W-31561 - Answered

03 September 2020

Carlaw, Jackson: "To ask the Scottish Government what the expected timescale is for contact tracers to get in touch with people who have tested positive for COVID-19 to begin the process of identifying close contacts."

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