Monica Lennon

Labour MSP for Central Scotland


Recent appearances

  • Scottish Parliament: Mental Health (Young People Entering and in Custody) 19 Jun 2019

    I am interested in why the inspection report did not look into the culture of bullying that had been highlighted in previous inspections dating back as far as 2003. The cabinet secretary will be aware that Katie Allan’s death certificate records her cause of death as hanging, but the SPS website has registered the cause of her death as being “Not Determined—Awaiting FAI”. If the...
  • Scottish Parliament: Planning (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3 (Day 2) 19 Jun 2019

    I refer members to my entry in the register of interests: I am a member of the Royal Town Planning Institute Scotland. At stage 2, I argued strongly that planning has a unique role in protecting and improving public health, and I presented a number of ideas to maximise the potential of the Planning (Scotland) Bill to make a real difference. I successfully amended the bill to allow an...
  • Scottish Parliament: Planning (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3 (Day 2) 19 Jun 2019

    I do, Presiding Officer. I want to pick up on the minister’s final point. I am very privileged to be a member of the Local Government and Communities Committee, which considered the bill at stage 2. As someone who worked as a planner for 12 years, across industry and in the public sector, I find it very disappointing that the minister had meetings with selected MSPs, which amounts to cherry...

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Labour MSP for Central Scotland

Entered the Scottish Parliament on 7 May 2016 — Election

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