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John Swinney

Scottish National Party MSP for Perthshire North


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  • Scottish Parliament: Covid-19 (Education) 26 May 2020

    I welcome the opportunity to update Parliament on the phased reopening of schools and early learning and childcare settings in Scotland, as set out in “Coronavirus (COVID-19): framework for decision making—Scotland’s route map through and out of the crisis”. I start by expressing my appreciation to all those in the Scottish education system for their commitment and efforts during the...
  • Scottish Parliament: Covid-19 (Education) 26 May 2020

    Mr Greene has posed a range of questions and I will give some answers across them all. My view is that the 11 August date for the start of term is set in stone; I cannot see it being any earlier than that, and it is important to provide clarity to parents on that point. Of course, there is the risk that scientific advice indicates that even 11 August is not safe for us to reopen schools, but...
  • Scottish Parliament: Covid-19 (Education) 26 May 2020

    Earlier today, I published the latest scientific advice that we have; I hope that Mr Gray and parliamentary colleagues find that to be of assistance. I am committed to ensuring that there is openness around that information, and I will certainly publish further information as it comes to hand to ensure that we can have an effective, open and accessible debate about the scientific issues. I...

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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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