David Cairns

Former Labour MP for Inverclyde

@davidcairnsmp

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David Cairns is a former MP for Inverclyde.

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Former Labour MP for Inverclyde

Entered the House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 9 May 2011 — Died

Also represented Greenock and Inverclyde

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Topics of interest

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Defence
  • International Development
  • Work and Pensions
  • Culture Media and Sport
  • Museums
  • Libraries and Archives Council
  • Middle East: Peace Negotiations
  • Hezbollah
  • Middle East: International Assistance
  • Palestinians: Overseas Aid

Other offices held in the past

  • Minister of State, Scotland Office (28 Jun 2007 to 17 Sep 2008)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Scotland Office ( 9 May 2007 to 28 Jun 2007)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (also Scotland Office), Scotland Office (10 May 2006 to 9 May 2007)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary (also Scotland Office), Northern Ireland Office (10 May 2006 to 9 May 2007)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Scotland Office (17 May 2005 to 10 May 2006)
  • Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Scotland Office (13 May 2005 to 16 May 2005)
  • Member, Consolidation etc. Bills (Joint Committee) (28 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)
  • Member, Draft Civil Contingencies Bill (Joint Committee) (28 May 2004 to 11 Jun 2004)
  • PPS (Malcolm Wicks, Minister of State), Department for Work and Pensions (13 May 2004 to 11 Apr 2005)

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Last updated: 3 May 2011.

6. Overseas visits
Address of donor: Carlton House, 27iA Carlton Drive, London SW15 2BS
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): £876, covering international flights, accommodation, visa, transport and subsistence.
Destination of visit: Nairobi, Kenya
Date of visit: 14-24 September 2010
Purpose of visit: to participate in VSO’s Parliamentarian Volunteering Scheme
(Registered 13 December 2010)
Address of donor: IAVI, Herengracht 208, 1016 BS Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): £1,860.32
Destination of visit: Kenya and Uganda
Date of visit: 10-14 January 2011
Purpose of visit: to visit field-trials for potential AIDS vaccines being carried out by IAVI, and meet with AIDS campaigners in both countries.
(Registered 25 January 2011)

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