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Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs)

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Jamie Greene

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

MSP for West Scotland (Region) 2016 - present day

About Jamie Greene

Contact details

Contact online

Contact at the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

Phone: 0131 348 6137
Text relay calls welcome.

Committees

Jamie is a member of 1 committee

Cross-party groups

Parliamentary and Government Roles

Jamie does not have any parliamentary or government roles

Party Roles

Jamie has 1 party role

Party Spokesperson on Education

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Previous roles

Jamie has had 6 previous roles

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

08 June 2016 - 25 February 2020

Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee

Member

10 September 2019 - 25 February 2020

Equalities and Human Rights Committee

Substitute Member

28 June 2017 - 18 February 2020

Deputy Party Spokesperson on Infrastructure

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

06 September 2018 - 10 September 2019

Culture Tourism Europe and External Affairs Committee

Member

17 May 2018 - 06 September 2018

Culture Tourism Europe and External Relations Committee

Member

29 June 2017 - 17 May 2018

Equalities and Human Rights Committee

Member

Register of interests

Jamie'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 Jamie Greene. The date of their initial statement was 01 June 2016.

Remuneration and related undertaking

I was employed as a full-time Sales Director by Seachange International, a media technology business of Flight Forum, Eindhoven, the Netherlands. I received a one-off final salary payment of £4,918 on 31 May 2016. After my election, I resigned from this position.

Gifts

No registrable interests

Overseas visits

From 31 July to 5 August 2016 I was part of a fact finding political delegation to Israel and the West Bank for Scottish Conservative MSPs. The costs of the visit amounted to £2,000 and were met by Conservative Friends of Israel (of CFI Ltd, PO Box 72288, London, SW1P 9LB) [Registered 17 August 2016]

From 9 to 13 October 2016, as a member of the Cross Party Group on Taiwan, 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 £6000. These costs were entirely met by the Taiwanese Government as detailed above. [Registered 31 October 2016]

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]

Ceased interest removed from entry: 25 April 2019]

Recent Activity

What was said

What Jamie Greene 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: 25 February 2021

Educational Attainment (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development Report)

Jamie Greene (West Scotland) (Con): "Last week, the Parliament asked the Government to urgently release the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development report into Scottish education, which is currently sitting on ministers’ desks…

Chamber meeting date: 24 February 2021

Student Final Year Grading (Lockdowns)

Jamie Greene (West Scotland) (Con): "The minister will, no doubt, have read with interest Professor Jim Scott’s report into last year’s grading process, which identified a number of systemic failings in governance…

Chamber meeting date: 24 February 2021

Student Final Year Grading (Lockdowns)

Jamie Greene (West Scotland) (Con): "The minister will, no doubt, have read with interest Professor Jim Scott’s report into last year’s grading process, which identified a number of systemic failings in governance…

Chamber meeting date: 23 February 2021

Covid-19

Jamie Greene (West Scotland) (Con): "Figures out today show that the percentage of school leavers going on to positive destinations has fallen to its lowest level in five years and that the gap between pupils from our most and least deprived communities doing that has also increased, which is worrying. Therefore, the importance of getting pupils back into the classroom now surely…

Chamber meeting date: 18 February 2021

Independence Referendum (Draft Bill)

5. Jamie Greene (West Scotland) (Con): "To ask the Scottish Government when it plans to publish the draft bill for an independence referendum announced in its programme for government for 2020-21. (S5O-05037)"

Votes

How Jamie Greene has voted in Parliament

Find out how Jamie Greene has voted recently.

Motion ref. S5M-24224

Budget (Scotland) (No.5) Bill

Submitted by: Kate Forbes, Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Supported by: Ivan McKee
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, February 25, 2021

Result 88 for, 31 against, 5 abstained, 5 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-24224.1

Budget (Scotland) (No.5) Bill

Submitted by: Murdo Fraser, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party. Date lodged: Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, February 25, 2021

Result 53 for, 62 against, 10 abstained, 4 no vote

MSP voted for

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S5M-24224.2

Budget (Scotland) (No.5) Bill

Submitted by: Jackie Baillie, Dumbarton, Scottish Labour. Date lodged: Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, February 25, 2021

Result 22 for, 60 against, 41 abstained, 6 no vote

MSP abstained

Vote Defeated

Motion ref. S5M-24225

Scottish Rate Resolution

Submitted by: Kate Forbes, Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Supported by: Ivan McKee
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Thursday, February 25, 2021

Result 88 for, 1 against, 35 abstained, 5 no vote

MSP abstained

Vote Passed

Motion ref. S5M-24206.3

Fair Funding for Local Government

Submitted by: Aileen Campbell, Clydesdale, Scottish National Party. Date lodged: Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Supported by: Ivan McKee
Current status: Taken in the Chamber on Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Result 65 for, 51 against, 0 abstained, 13 no vote

MSP voted against

Vote Passed

Motions

Written questions

Written questions Jamie Greene 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-35425

Asked by: Greene, Jamie, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22 February 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government, further to the resolution of the Parliament on motion S5M-24137 on 17 February 2021, whether it will separate the inspection and policy functions of Education Scotland."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5W-35428

Asked by: Greene, Jamie, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22 February 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will re-enter Scotland in the Progress in International Reading Literacy Study."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5W-35427

Asked by: Greene, Jamie, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22 February 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will re-enter Scotland in the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5W-35418

Asked by: Greene, Jamie, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22 February 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will publish a draft of the OECD Review of Curriculum for Excellence within the next two months."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5W-35419

Asked by: Greene, Jamie, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22 February 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what analysis it has carried out of the impact of school closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic on pupils’ education."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5W-35420

Asked by: Greene, Jamie, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22 February 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will make routine asymptomatic COVID-19 testing available in all stand-alone nursery settings."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5W-35424

Asked by: Greene, Jamie, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22 February 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government whether it will provide an update on the STEM Bursary Scheme."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5W-35426

Asked by: Greene, Jamie, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22 February 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what action it is taking to ensure that all primary pupils can access STEM education."

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5W-35417

Asked by: Greene, Jamie, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22 February 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government what its response is to the comment by the Commission on School Reform that "a large number of optional subjects have experienced a decline in uptake. There has thus been a distortion of the curriculum as a whole…

Awaiting answer

Question ref. S5W-35415

Asked by: Greene, Jamie, West Scotland, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Date Lodged: 22 February 2021

"To ask the Scottish Government how many teachers are in post, and how this compares with May 2007."

Awaiting answer

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