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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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James Dornan

Scottish National Party

MSP for Glasgow Cathcart (Constituency) 2011 - present day

About James Dornan

Contact details

Contact online

Twitter: @glasgowcathcart

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 5682
Text relay calls welcome.

Contact at their Constituency

2 Clarkston Road
Glasgow
G44 4EQ

Phone: 0141 632 5238
Text relay calls welcome.

Committees

James is a member of 2 committees

Cross-party groups

James is a member of 7 cross-party groups

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Consumer Protection for Home Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

Deputy Convener

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Diabetes

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Future of Football in Scotland

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Men's Violence Against Women and Children

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Pakistan

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Palestine

Member

Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Taiwan

Co-Convener

Parliamentary and Government Roles

James has 1 parliamentary and government role

Conveners Group

Member

Party Roles

James does not have any party roles

Previous roles

James has had 21 previous roles

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

06 September 2018 - 12 September 2018

Local Government and Communities Committee

Member

15 June 2016 - 06 September 2018

Education and Skills Committee

Convener

08 June 2016 - 15 June 2016

Education and Skills Committee

Member

31 October 2012 - 23 March 2016

Deputy Whip

Scottish National Party

27 November 2014 - 23 March 2016

Education and Culture Committee

Substitute Member

20 January 2016 - 23 March 2016

Standards Procedures and Public Appointments Committee

Substitute Member

05 November 2015 - 27 January 2016

Infrastructure and Capital Investment Committee

Substitute Member

25 June 2015 - 26 January 2016

Pentland Hills Regional Park Boundary Bill Committee

Convener

22 September 2015 - 17 December 2015

Interests of Members of the Scottish Parliament Amendment Bill Committee

Member

08 January 2015 - 05 November 2015

Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee

Substitute Member

27 November 2014 - 05 November 2015

Infrastructure and Capital Investment Committee

Member

17 June 2015 - 24 June 2015

Pentland Hills Regional Park Boundary Bill Committee

Member

18 September 2012 - 27 November 2014

Public Audit Committee

Member

19 June 2013 - 26 June 2014

City of Edinburgh Council Portobello Park Bill Committee

Deputy Convener

10 January 2013 - 27 June 2013

Equal Opportunities Committee

Substitute Member

29 May 2013 - 19 June 2013

City of Edinburgh Council Portobello Park Bill Committee

Member

23 January 2013 - 23 May 2013

National Trust for Scotland Governance etc Bill Committee

Member

07 March 2012 - 18 September 2012

Local Government and Regeneration Committee

Member

14 June 2011 - 18 September 2012

Subordinate Legislation Committee

Deputy Convener

23 June 2011 - 07 March 2012

Finance Committee

Substitute Member

01 June 2011 - 14 June 2011

Subordinate Legislation Committee

Member

Register of interests

James'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 James Dornan. The date of their initial statement was 01 June 2016.

Remuneration and related undertaking

No registrable interests

Gifts

No registrable interests

Overseas visits

From 7 to 11 October 2014 I was part of a cross-party delegation of MSPs who visited the Republic of China (Taiwan) at the invitation of the Director General, Taipei Representative Office (Edinburgh Office) in the UK, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of China Department (of 1 Melville Street, Edinburgh, EH3 7PE). The delegation held meetings with a number of Government departments, trade and cultural organisations including; President MA Ying-Jeou and Madame Ma, Scottish Development International (Taiwan Office), Ministry of Transport and Communication, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Taipei City Council, Straits Exchange Foundation, British Trade and Cultural Office, Hsinchu Science Park, Green Energy and Environment Research Lab, King Car Whisky Distillery and the National Centre for Traditional Arts. The cost of the visit was; air ticket £2780, accommodation £528, bus £133, high speed rail £12, food £163, tickets for 101, opera and hot spring £59. The total cost was £3,675 met in its entirety by the Department of Foreign Affairs, Republic of China (Taiwan). I also received gifts, which included a vase, a tie and tie pin, a glass ornament and a book. The value of the items are below the threshold for registration in the gifts category.

Controlled transactions

No registrable interests

Heritable property

No registrable interests

Interest in shares

No registrable interests

Voluntary

On 28 January 2013 I was appointed a director of Castlemilk Stress Centre.

In October 2013 I became of Trustee of Castlemilk Relaxation Centre.

Recent Activity

What was said

What James Dornan 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.

Written questions

Written questions James Dornan 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-30722 - Answered

15 July 2020

Dornan, James: "To ask the Scottish Government what progress it has made toward extending Fair Start Scotland provision following the end of the current contract period, given the importance of employability support in responding to the COVID-19 crisis."

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S5O-04402 - Unanswered

03 June 2020

Dornan, James: "To ask the Scottish Government how it supports people in making sustainable travel choices."

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S5W-29186 - Answered

18 May 2020

Dornan, James: "To ask the Scottish Government at what stage it is in its planning for delivering education in the event of a second wave of COVID-19 later in 2020."

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S5O-04347 - Unanswered

20 May 2020

Dornan, James: "To ask the Scottish Government what stage it has reached in its contingency planning for delivering education in the event of a second wave of COVID-19 later in the year."

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S5W-28177 - Answered

31 March 2020

Dornan, James: "To ask the Scottish Government what impact COVID-19 will have on the delivery of (a) the 50,000 affordable homes target by the end of this parliamentary session, (b) fuel poverty targets and (c) energy efficiency measures."

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