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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Daniel Johnson

Scottish Labour

MSP for Edinburgh Southern (Constituency) 2016 - present day

About Daniel Johnson

Contact details

Contact online

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 6462
Text relay calls welcome.

Contact at their Constituency

134 Comiston Road
Edinburgh
EH10 5QN

Phone: 0131 541 2145
Text relay calls welcome.

Committees

Daniel is a member of 2 committees

Cross-party groups

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Daniel does not have any parliamentary or government roles

Party Roles

Daniel has 1 party role

Party Spokesperson on Finance

Scottish Labour

Previous roles

Daniel has had 10 previous roles

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

20 November 2019 - 03 December 2020

Solicitors in the Supreme Courts of Scotland Amendment Bill Committee

Member

10 September 2019 - 11 September 2019

Education and Skills Committee

Member

18 June 2019 - 09 September 2019

Education and Skills Committee

Substitute Member

09 January 2018 - 08 September 2019

Justice Committee

Member

17 January 2018 - 08 September 2019

Justice SubCommittee on Policing

Member

29 September 2016 - 09 January 2018

Culture Tourism Europe and External Relations Committee

Substitute Member

08 June 2016 - 09 January 2018

Education and Skills Committee

Member

23 November 2017 - 09 January 2018

Economy Jobs and Fair Work Committee

Member

08 June 2016 - 28 November 2017

Standards Procedures and Public Appointments Committee

Member

28 June 2016 - 29 September 2016

European and External Relations Committee

Substitute Member

Register of interests

Daniel'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 Daniel Johnson. The date of their initial statement was 27 May 2016.

Remuneration and related undertaking

No registrable interests

No registrable interests

Gifts

No registrable interests

No registrable interests

Overseas visits

From 8 to 13 October 2017, I visited Taiwan as a guest of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of China (Taiwan). The trip was arranged by the Taipei Representative Office (Edinburgh office) in the UK, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of China (Taiwan) (of 1 Melville Street, Edinburgh, EH3 7PE). I met a number of Government departments, as well as trade and cultural organisations. The total cost of the flight, hotel and ancillary expenses was £6400. These costs were entirely met by the Taiwanese Government as detailed above. [Registered 31 October 2017]

From 8 to 13 October 2017, I visited Taiwan as a guest of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of China (Taiwan). The trip was arranged by the Taipei Representative Office (Edinburgh office) in the UK, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of China (Taiwan) (of 1 Melville Street, Edinburgh, EH3 7PE). I met a number of Government departments, as well as trade and cultural organisations. The total cost of the flight, hotel and ancillary expenses was £6400. These costs were entirely met by the Taiwanese Government as detailed above. [Registered 31 October 2017]

Controlled transactions

No registrable interests

No registrable interests

Heritable property

No registrable interests

No registrable interests

Interest in shares

I own 50% of the issued share capital of Over the Counter Ltd, a retail company. These are ordinary shares with a market value of £37,211. The company is a privately owned limited company therefore market value is difficult to determine. The value given is the net asset value based on the latest accounts filed with Companies House.

I own 100% of the issued share capital of Stripe Retail Ltd, a company providing retail consulting and advisory services. These are ordinary shares with a market value of £171,292. The company is a privately owned limited company therefore market value is difficult to determine. The value given is the net asset value based on the latest accounts filed with Companies House.

I own 100% of the issued share capital of Stripe Retail Ltd, a company providing retail consulting and advisory services. These are ordinary shares with a market value of £171,292. The company is a privately owned limited company therefore market value is difficult to determine. The value given is the net asset value based on the latest accounts filed with Companies House.

I own 50% of the issued share capital of Over the Counter Ltd, a retail company. These are ordinary shares with a market value of £37,211. The company is a privately owned limited company therefore market value is difficult to determine. The value given is the net asset value based on the latest accounts filed with Companies House.

Voluntary

I am an associate member of the Labour Women’s Network.

I am a member of the Federation of Small Businesses.

I am a Trustee to the board of the ADHD Foundation, a charity registered in England and Wales, Registered Charity Number 1120898. [Registered 10 July 2020]

I am an associate member of the Labour Women’s Network.

At the point of my return as a member of the Scottish Parliament I was a non-working, unremunerated director of Aspidistra Ltd and Aspidistra Property Ltd. I have since resigned these directorships.

I am a member of Amnesty International.

I am currently a non-working director of Stripe Retail Ltd and Over the Counter Ltd but receive no remuneration or benefits in kind from either of these companies. I am, as declared, a shareholder in both these companies and therefore receive dividends from them.

I am a Trustee to the board of the ADHD Foundation, a charity registered in England and Wales, Registered Charity Number 1120898. [Registered 10 July 2020]

I am currently a non-working director of Stripe Retail Ltd and Over the Counter Ltd but receive no remuneration or benefits in kind from either of these companies. I am, as declared, a shareholder in both these companies and therefore receive dividends from them.

I am a member of USDAW and Community trade unions.

I am a member of Labour movement for Europe.

I am a member of Labour movement for Europe.

I am a member of the Federation of Small Businesses.

At the point of my return as a member of the Scottish Parliament I was a non-working, unremunerated director of Aspidistra Ltd and Aspidistra Property Ltd. I have since resigned these directorships.

I am a member of USDAW and Community trade unions.

I am a member of Amnesty International.

Recent Activity

What was said

What Daniel Johnson 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: 4 March 2021

Pre-release Access to Official Statistics (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3

Daniel Johnson (Edinburgh Southern) (Lab): "On the cabinet secretary’s point, does the member agree that at this time of crisis and emergency, we need facts and figures and that this is about the timing of the release of statistics…

Chamber meeting date: 3 March 2021

Autism and Learning Disabilities

Daniel Johnson (Edinburgh Southern) (Lab): "I , too, thank Alexander Burnett for bringing the debate to the Parliament, because it is on a hugely important topic with which I am intimately concerned…

Education and Skills Committee meeting date: 3 March 2021

Coronavirus and Education

Daniel Johnson (Edinburgh Southern) (Lab): "The committee has rightly focused on the coming months and how we will recover as we progress through the spring, but it is also important that we look to the coming academic year…

Chamber meeting date: 24 February 2021

Teaching and Education Unions (Meetings)

8. Daniel Johnson (Edinburgh Southern) (Lab): "To ask the Scottish Government when it last met representatives of teaching and education unions. (S5O-05056)"

Chamber meeting date: 24 February 2021

Student Final Year Grading (Lockdowns)

Daniel Johnson (Edinburgh Southern) (Lab): "In addition to thinking about this year, students will be thinking about next year. What discussions has the minister had to ensure that students can return to face-to-face learning and that virtual learning is minimised by the next academic year?"

Votes

How Daniel Johnson has voted in Parliament

Find out how Daniel Johnson has voted recently.

Motion ref. S5M-24038

Scottish Parliamentary Standards (Sexual Harassment and Complaints Process) Bill

Submitted by: Bill Kidd, Glasgow Anniesland, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, February 2, 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, March 4, 2021

Result 119 for, 0 against, 0 abstained, 10 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-24057

Pre-release Access to Official Statistics (Scotland) Bill

Submitted by: Gordon Lindhurst, Lothian, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, February 2, 2021

Supported by: Andy Wightman
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, March 4, 2021

Result 62 for, 0 against, 56 abstained, 11 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-24275

Campaign Recess

Submitted by: Graeme Dey, Angus South, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Result 95 for, 1 against, 21 abstained, 12 no vote

MSP abstained

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-24263

Scotland’s Recovery

Submitted by: Monica Lennon, Central Scotland, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Monday, March 1, 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Result 84 for, 34 against, 0 abstained, 11 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-24263.2

Scotland’s Recovery

Submitted by: Jamie Hepburn, Cumbernauld and Kilsyth, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Supported by: Fiona Hyslop, Ivan McKee
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Result 84 for, 33 against, 0 abstained, 12 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Passed

Motions

Written questions

Written questions Daniel Johnson 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. S5W-35182

Asked by: Johnson, Daniel, Edinburgh Southern, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 12 February 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how much in total was allocated from its Budget in 2019-20 to non-governmental organisations, including those designated as charities."

Answered by: Aileen Campbell on 1 March 2021

Question ref. S5W-34349

Asked by: Johnson, Daniel, Edinburgh Southern, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 8 January 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will publish its plan for the provision of second-dose COVID-19 vaccinations, and what the expected average time will be between the first and second doses."

Answered by: Jeane Freeman on 25 February 2021

Question ref. S5W-34816

Asked by: Johnson, Daniel, Edinburgh Southern, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 28 January 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what consideration it has given to allowing (a) GPs and (b) pharmacies to order COVID-19 vaccine supplies directly, bypassing NHS boards."

Answered by: Mairi Gougeon on 23 February 2021

Question ref. S5W-34547

Asked by: Johnson, Daniel, Edinburgh Southern, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 13 January 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what consideration it has given to making police officers an immediate priority in the roll-out of the COVID-19 vaccine."

Answered by: Mairi Gougeon on 23 February 2021

Question ref. S5O-05056

Asked by: Johnson, Daniel, Edinburgh Southern, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 17 February 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government when it last met representatives of teaching and education unions."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5W-35025

Asked by: Johnson, Daniel, Edinburgh Southern, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 5 February 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what the average time has been since March 2020 to provide substantive responses to written parliamentary questions that have received holding responses."

Answered by: Graeme Dey on 9 February 2021

Question ref. S5W-33923

Asked by: Johnson, Daniel, Edinburgh Southern, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 9 December 2020

"To ask the Scottish Government, further to the statement by the First Minister on 8 December 2020 (Official Report, c…

Answered by: Jeane Freeman on 3 February 2021

Question ref. S5W-34652

Asked by: Johnson, Daniel, Edinburgh Southern, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 19 January 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what plans it has to reform the procedures for claiming Disabled Students Allowance."

Answered by: Richard Lochhead on 2 February 2021

Question ref. S5W-34553

Asked by: Johnson, Daniel, Edinburgh Southern, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 14 January 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how many deaths there have been since the start of the COVD-19 pandemic that were as a result of difficulties in accessing treatment in hospital or cancelled appointments."

Answered by: Jeane Freeman on 29 January 2021

Question ref. S5W-34564

Asked by: Johnson, Daniel, Edinburgh Southern, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 14 January 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how many clinicians have volunteered to support the NHS outwith their working hours since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, and how they have been supported to do this."

Answered by: Jeane Freeman on 29 January 2021

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