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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Liam Kerr

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for North East Scotland (Region) 2016 - present day

About Liam Kerr

Contact details

Contact online

Website: liamkerr.org.uk

Post-d: @kerr_liam

Facebook: Liam's facebook

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 6973
Text relay calls welcome.

Committees

Liam is a member of 1 committee

Cross-party groups

Liam is a member of 8 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 Aviation

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Beer and Pubs

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Germany

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Music

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Prevention and Healing of Adverse Childhood Experiences

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Rail

Deputy Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Recreational Boating and Marine Tourism

Deputy Convener

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Liam does not have any parliamentary or government roles

Party Roles

Liam has 1 party role

Party Spokesperson on Justice

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Previous roles

Liam had 1 previous role

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

18 January 2017 - 29 June 2017

Finance and Constitution Committee

Member

Register of interests

Liam'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 Liam Kerr. The date of their initial statement was 18 May 2016.

Remuneration and related undertaking

I am a director and employee of Trinity Kerr Limited, (a provider of legal services, c/o Infinity Partnership, Aberdeen). From May 2016 until July 2016 I received a gross salary of between £1,001 and £2,000. From July 2016 I have received no salary from this company. [Amended interest 16 September 2017]

I expect to receive dividends from Trinity Kerr Limited of between £3,001 and £5,000 per annum. [Amended interest 16 September 2017]

Gifts

No registrable interests

Overseas visits

No registrable interests

Controlled transactions

No registrable interests

Heritable property

I own a flat in Edinburgh. I estimate the value of the property to be between £150,001 and £200,000. The gross rental income from the property is between £5,001 and £10,000 per annum.

Interest in shares

I hold ordinary shares in Trinity Kerr Limited, a provider of legal services, representing 100% of the issued share capital.

Voluntary

I am a supporter of the following charities: The Royal Yachting Association; The SOKO Fund, Lendwithcare.

I own a small number of shares in Aberdeen Community Energy, a community group which has installed a community hydro-electric turbine in the Tillydrone area of Aberdeen. I do not consider these shares to be above the threshold for registration. [Registered 31 October 2016]

I am a member of the Institute of Advanced Motorists.

I am a member of the RNLI [Registered 16 September 2017]

I am a member of the National Trust for Scotland. [Registered 31 October 2016]

I am registered with the Law Society of England and Wales.

I am registered with the Law Society of Scotland.

I was a member of the Scottish Association of Landlords. [Registered 31 October 2016, Amended interest 10 March 2020, Ceased interest 2020]

I am an ordinary member of the Caledonian Railway Association. [Registered 12 March 2019]

Recent Activity

What was said

What Liam Kerr 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.

Votes

How Liam Kerr has voted in Parliament

Find out how Liam Kerr 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 Liam Kerr in Parliament

Find out what motions Liam Kerr has submitted recently.

Motion ref. S5M-22947

Aberdeen City Council, the UK’s Best Local Authority

Current status: Has not yet achieved cross-party support

Motion ref. S5M-22760

Robert Gordon University Named Scottish University of the Year

Current status: Has not yet achieved cross-party support

Motion ref. S5M-22748

Mental Health and Family Support Initiatives in Angus

Current status: Has not yet achieved cross-party support

Motion ref. S5M-22689

Poppies Pre-School, Laurencekirk

Current status: Has not yet achieved cross-party support

Written questions

Written questions Liam Kerr 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-32488 - Unanswered

13 October 2020

Kerr, Liam: "To ask the Scottish Government what its position is on making the desecration of war memorials a specific offence."

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S5W-32093 - Answered

28 September 2020

Kerr, Liam: "To ask the Scottish Government, further to the First Minister's statement and Scottish Government press release on 22 September 2020, which section of which coronavirus regulations excepts "non-cohabiting couples" from the new restriction on gatherings in private dwellings."

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S5W-32385 - Unanswered

08 October 2020

Kerr, Liam: "To ask the Scottish Government which budget stream supports the Victims' Fund, and what the initial source of finance for the Fund was."

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S5W-32386 - Unanswered

08 October 2020

Kerr, Liam: "To ask the Scottish Government how much financial support it plans to provide to the Victims' Fund, in light of Victim Support Scotland’s recent announcement that it requires at least double the amount of investment that was initially put into the Fund in March 2020."

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S5W-32018 - Answered

24 September 2020

Kerr, Liam: "To ask the Scottish Government, further to the statement by the Cabinet Secretary for Justice on 23 September 2020 (Official Report, c…

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