John Swinney

Scottish National Party MSP for Perthshire North


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  • Scottish Parliament: Learning Estate Investment Programme 21 Sep 2023

    I wonder whether the cabinet secretary believes that, in considering that question, Parliament has to be mindful of the fact that, when this Government came to office, our predecessors judged that it was acceptable for 63 per cent of schools to be in good or satisfactory condition. Despite austerity and all the public spending constraints, in excess of 90 per cent of Scottish schools are now...
  • Scottish Parliament: Online Child Abuse, Grooming and Exploitation 21 Sep 2023

    The data that Audrey Nicoll marshals paints a troubling picture. Did the committee explore the sensitive and difficult issues in relation to the educational approaches that are required? Given that much of the technology is moving at such a pace, as are the activities, families might struggle to keep pace, so our education system faces additional burdens in trying to equip children and young...
  • Scottish Parliament: Online Child Abuse, Grooming and Exploitation 21 Sep 2023

    I will follow up on Mr Whitfield’s question, which was on a very important point that is worthy of consideration. Does the question not highlight another of the sensitivities in the discussions, which is about how we deal with educational content about relationships in the school setting? The issues cause considerable distress to individuals, but do the risk that Mr Whitfield highlights and...

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Scottish National Party MSP for Perthshire North, Former Scottish National Party MP for North Tayside

Entered the House of Commons on 1 May 1997 — General election

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

Entered the Scottish Parliament on 6 May 1999 — Election

Also represented North Tayside

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 14 May 2001.

2. Remunerated employment, office, profession etc
Member of the Scottish Parliament. No salary drawn from that post.
Occasional fees from broadcasting and newspaper articles.
Fee for participating in a seminar from a post graduate group of General Practitioners in the East Perthshire area of my constituency, which I donated to the Lippen Care Charity of which I am a Vice-Patron.
4. Sponsorship or financial or material support
I received the following donations towards my SNP leadership election campaign:
Donation in kind of leaflets, value £1000 from Craig & Stewart Printers
Contributions of less than £1000 from four donors.
5. Gifts, benefits and hospitality (UK)
6 March 2001, I received a gift of a kilt belt and sporran from Morris Leslie Ltd. at Scone Airport. (Registered 3 April 2001)

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