Kenny MacAskill

Former Alba MP for East Lothian

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Kenny MacAskill is a former MP for East Lothian.

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Former Alba MP for East Lothian, Former Scottish National Party MSP for Edinburgh Eastern

Entered the House of Commons on 13 December 2019 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 30 May 2024 — Dissolved for election

Entered the Scottish Parliament on 6 May 1999 — Election

Left the Scottish Parliament on 23 March 2016 — Election

Party was Scottish National Party until 25 Mar 2021

Also represented Edinburgh Eastern; Edinburgh East and Musselburgh; Lothians


Topics of interest

  • Ministry of Defence
  • Foreign
  • Commonwealth and Development Office
  • Department for Energy Security and Net Zero
  • Home Office
  • Department for Business
  • Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Energy: Meters
  • Dogs: Imports
  • Yemen: Military Intervention
  • Julian Assange
  • Israel: Military Aid

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Justice Committee ( 2 Mar 2020 to 25 May 2021)
  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Justice Team Member) ( 7 Jan 2020 to 29 Mar 2021)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Home Office: Edinburgh Airport 23 May 2024

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 16 May 2024 to Question 25990 on Edinburgh Airport, what information his Department holds on the progress that has been made by (a) Edinburgh and (b) Gatwick Airport on reaching a commercial agreement with the US authorities on a pre-clearance scheme for travellers to the US; and whether his Department is taking...
  • Written Answers — Department for Energy Security and Net Zero: Energy: Debts 23 May 2024

    To ask the Secretary of State for Energy Security and Net Zero, pursuant to the Answer of 20 May 2024 to Question 26615 on Energy: Debts, what is the (a) sum, (b) quantum and (c) value of the element of the Default Tariff Cap allocated by Ofgem for consumer debt held by suppliers.

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