Malcolm Chisholm

Former Labour MSP for Edinburgh Northern and Leith

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Former Labour MSP for Edinburgh Northern and Leith, Former Labour MP for Edinburgh North and Leith

Entered the House of Commons on 9 April 1992 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 14 May 2001 — General election

Entered the Scottish Parliament on 6 May 1999 — Election

Left the Scottish Parliament on 23 March 2016 — Election

Also represented Edinburgh North and Leith; Edinburgh Leith

Other offices held in the past

  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Local Government and Transport), Scottish Office ( 5 May 1997 to 10 Nov 1997)

Recent appearances

  • Scottish Parliament: Burial and Cremation (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3 22 Mar 2016

    At stage 1, the minister said—and I totally agreed with her—that “In setting out what will happen after a pregnancy loss, the bill ensures that the woman who has experienced the loss is at the centre of the decision-making process.”—[Official Report, 11 February 2016; c 86.] In committee, I was concerned that the following words, which are in three of the amendments in this group,...
  • Scottish Parliament: Burial and Cremation (Scotland) Bill 22 Mar 2016

    I pay tribute to Nanette Milne for the massive contribution that she has made on health and other issues during her 13 years in the Parliament. I have enjoyed working with her for the several years that we have been joint conveners of the cross-party group on cancer. Since the bill is in effect a health bill, which I dealt with during my six months on the Health and Sport Committee, I take...
  • Scottish Parliament: Bankruptcy (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3 22 Mar 2016

    I want to say just two things. First, I welcome the bill and the principle of considering consolidation bills. However, the real reason that I rise is because on this, my last day of legislating in the Parliament, I am reflecting on my first day of legislating, in 1992, when the United Kingdom Parliament was considering the Bankruptcy (Scotland) Bill. That bill amended the Bankruptcy...

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2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Member of the Scottish Parliament, drawing one-third of the salary for that body.
Deputy Minister for Health and Community Care in the Scottish Parliament.

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