Meghan Gallacher

Conservative MSP for Central Scotland

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Conservative MSP for Central Scotland

Entered the Scottish Parliament on 8 May 2021 — Election

Recent appearances

  • Scottish Parliament: Gender Representation on Public Boards (Amendment) (Scotland) Bill: Stage 1 26 Mar 2024

    Today’s stage 1 debate will be relatively brief. The cabinet secretary and the convener have said that the amendment is a technical one. The one question that many women across Scotland will have is this: how did we end up here in the first place? The Gender Representation on Public Boards (Scotland) Act 2018 set out the objective for public boards to ensure that at least half of their...
  • Scottish Parliament: Puberty-suppressing Hormones 21 Mar 2024

    5. To ask the First Minister whether the Scottish Government will engage with NHS Scotland on ending the prescription of puberty-suppressing hormones to children, following the recent announcement by NHS England. (S6F-02948)
  • Scottish Parliament: Puberty-suppressing Hormones 21 Mar 2024

    In May last year, I asked the First Minister about the prescription of puberty blockers to children. He said: “I support such decisions being made by clinicians—by the people who have clinical knowledge ... We should trust those who have clinical expertise, as opposed to standing here in the chamber ... making judgments about what is best for young people who need gender identity...

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