Mary Scanlon

Former Conservative MSP for Highlands and Islands

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Former Conservative MSP for Highlands and Islands

Entered the Scottish Parliament on 6 May 1999 — Election

Left the Scottish Parliament on 23 March 2016 — Election

Recent appearances

  • Scottish Parliament: Residential Care (Self-Funding Payments) 23 Mar 2016

    4. To ask the Scottish Government whether it complies with its social justice policy objectives for self-funding older people in residential care to pay more than local authorities for the same care. (S4O-05699)
  • Scottish Parliament: Residential Care (Self-Funding Payments) 23 Mar 2016

    I thank David McLaren in the chamber desk team for randomly selecting me for this question, given that I have been complaining about not being selected for the past year.
  • Scottish Parliament: Residential Care (Self-Funding Payments) 23 Mar 2016

    How can it be socially just when councils pay about £470 a week for a placement in a care home but a self-funding placement costs well over £1,000? As this is my final question, I will just say that I have been asking this question since 1999. The Labour Party’s response used to refer to a 1951 act of Parliament that forbade it from applying charges equally. With the huge raft of powers...

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