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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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George Adam

Scottish National Party

MSP for Paisley (Constituency) 2011 - present day

About George Adam

Contact details

Contact online

Website: paisleysmsp.org

Twitter: @georgeadam

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 5869
Text relay calls welcome.

Contact at their Constituency

4 Johnston Street
Paisley
PA1 1XG

Phone: 0141 8878075
Text relay calls welcome.

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

Committees

Cross-party groups

Parliamentary and Government Roles

George does not have any parliamentary or government roles

Party Roles

George has 1 party role

Chief Whip

Scottish National Party

Previous roles

George has had 17 previous roles

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

25 February 2020 - 06 October 2020

Finance and Constitution Committee

Member

06 September 2018 - 25 February 2020

Finance and Constitution Committee

Substitute Member

06 September 2018 - 13 March 2019

Justice Committee

Substitute Member

08 June 2016 - 13 December 2018

Social Security Committee

Member

26 October 2017 - 06 September 2018

Justice Committee

Member

16 November 2017 - 06 September 2018

Education and Skills Committee

Member

30 March 2017 - 26 October 2017

Justice Committee

Substitute Member

07 September 2016 - 30 March 2017

Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee

Substitute Member

01 October 2012 - 23 March 2016

parliamentaryLiaisonOfficerToTheCabinet Secretary for Education and Lifelong Learning

Scottish Government

05 November 2015 - 23 March 2016

Local Government and Regeneration Committee

Member

18 September 2012 - 23 March 2016

Education and Culture Committee

Member

16 May 2013 - 05 November 2015

Standards Procedures and Public Appointments Committee

Member

18 September 2012 - 16 May 2013

Standards Procedures and Public Appointments Committee

Substitute Member

04 September 2012 - 18 September 2012

Health and Sport Committee

Member

01 June 2011 - 04 September 2012

Public Audit Committee

Member

23 June 2011 - 04 September 2012

Education and Culture Committee

Substitute Member

21 March 2012 - 01 May 2012

Scotland Bill Committee

Substitute Member

Register of interests

George'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 George Adam. The date of their initial statement was 01 June 2016.

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 patron of the Scottish Disability Equality Forum.

I am a member of the Paisley Burgh Branch of the SNP.

I am a member of the 1820 Society.

I am a member of Unite (T and G Section).

I am a member of the Club @ Renfrewshire.

I am a member of the MS Society of Scotland.

I am Chair of the St Mirren Independent Supporters’ Association.

I am Honorary President of Paisley Pirates.

Recent Activity

What was said

What George Adam 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.

Health and Sport Committee meeting date: 2 March 2021

Covid-19 Health Protection Travel Regulations

George Adam (Paisley) (SNP): "Good morning, everyone. The front-line staff in all the organisations that are represented here today are the ones who face the risk of infection every single day…

Chamber meeting date: 16 February 2021

Adult Social Care (Independent Review)

George Adam (Paisley) (SNP): "I congratulate the convener of the Health and Sport Committee and the committee clerks on the pragmatic way in which they managed to ensure that we debated the work that led to our report, which is helpful for us in this debate…

Health and Sport Committee meeting date: 16 February 2021

Budget Scrutiny 2021-22

George Adam (Paisley) (SNP): "Good morning, cabinet secretary. You will be aware that most of my questions have been about the integration agenda and the integration authorities. There has always been some pressure when it comes to the budgets for integration authorities…

Health and Sport Committee meeting date: 9 February 2021

Budget Scrutiny 2021-22

George Adam: "Cabinet secretary, there is always a challenge to do with how set-aside budgets operate when it comes to integration authorities. What steps are being taken to address the continuing concerns about that…

Education and Skills Committee meeting date: 3 February 2021

Coronavirus and Education

George Adam (Paisley) (SNP): "Good morning, Deputy First Minister. Ironically, I was talking to my sister Jennifer today about schooling. My niece, Kimberley, is in primary school, and Jennifer was talking about having to get her organised for a 9.30 am Google meeting…

Votes

How George Adam has voted in Parliament

Find out how George Adam 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 abstained

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 voted for

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 George Adam 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-35773

Asked by: Adam, George, Paisley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 5 March 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether COVID-19 funding for bus operators will be extended beyond 31 March 2021."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5W-35746

Asked by: Adam, George, Paisley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 4 March 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the COVID-19 legislation in place."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5W-35500

Asked by: Adam, George, Paisley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 24 February 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government when care home residents will be able to see close friends and family."

Answered by: Jeane Freeman on 24 February 2021

Question ref. S5W-35319

Asked by: Adam, George, Paisley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 18 February 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the COVID-19 legislation in place."

Answered by: Michael Matheson on 18 February 2021

Question ref. S5W-35173

Asked by: Adam, George, Paisley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11 February 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what support has been made available to children from low-income households receiving free school meals over the winter period."

Answered by: Aileen Campbell on 12 February 2021

Question ref. S5W-35008

Asked by: Adam, George, Paisley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 5 February 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what further financial support will be made available to health and social care services in responding to COVID-19 in 2020-21."

Answered by: Jeane Freeman on 5 February 2021

Question ref. S5W-34871

Asked by: Adam, George, Paisley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 29 January 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the COVID-19 legislation in place."

Answered by: Michael Russell on 29 January 2021

Question ref. S5W-34841

Asked by: Adam, George, Paisley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 28 January 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the coronavirus legislation in place."

Answered by: John Swinney on 28 January 2021

Question ref. S5W-34591

Asked by: Adam, George, Paisley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 14 January 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the COVID-19 legislation in place."

Answered by: John Swinney on 14 January 2021

Question ref. S5W-34386

Asked by: Adam, George, Paisley, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 6 January 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the COVID-19 legislation in place."

Answered by: John Swinney on 6 January 2021

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