Anne McLaughlin

Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Immigration, Asylum and Border Control)

Scottish National Party MP for Glasgow North East


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Anne McLaughlin’s voting in Parliament

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Recent appearances

  • Support for Asylum Seekers — [Philip Davies in the Chair] 27 Apr 2021

    I thank the hon. Member for Bermondsey and Old Southwark (Neil Coyle) very much, because this is such a pressing and desperate issue. We know from the new immigration plan that this Government are determined to institutionalise asylum seekers. The pandemic provided a convenient time to move people into hostels, hotels and Army barracks, for goodness’ sake, and as we have heard too many are...
  • Black Maternal Healthcare and Mortality — [Sir Gary Streeter in the Chair] 19 Apr 2021

    I am happy to speak under your chairmanship today, Sir Gary, although what we are discussing is a very unhappy set of circumstances. I thank Five X More for the petition and the debate, and the hon. Member for Newcastle upon Tyne North (Catherine McKinnell) for leading it. I confess—I know I am not alone in this—I knew very little about this subject until hearing from Five X More , and I...
  • New Plan for Immigration 24 Mar 2021

    There is so much wrong with these proposals that distilling it into two minutes is impossible. What person and what Government with an ounce of compassion or respect for international law would even consider casting vulnerable people off to an island using an offshoring system that, in Australia’s case, has been described by the UN as an affront to “common decency”? Who, with any regard...

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Scottish National Party MP for Glasgow North East, Former Scottish National Party MSP for Glasgow

Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election

Entered the Scottish Parliament on 11 February 2009 — Appointed, regional replacement

Left the Scottish Parliament on 23 March 2011 — Election

Also represented Glasgow

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Topics of interest

Anne McLaughlin campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Department for Business
  • Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Home Office
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Ministry of Justice
  • Treasury
  • Green Deal Scheme
  • Asylum: Vetting
  • Pension Credit
  • Refugees: Biometric Residence Permits
  • Legal Aid
  • Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012

Currently held offices

  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Immigration, Asylum and Border Control) (since 1 Feb 2021)
  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Justice) (since 1 Feb 2021)
  • Member, Committee of Privileges (since 2 Mar 2020)
  • Member, Committee on Standards (since 2 Mar 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Women) (7 Jan 2020 to 1 Feb 2021)
  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Equalities) (7 Jan 2020 to 1 Feb 2021)
  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Civil Liberties) (20 May 2015 to 3 May 2017)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Future MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 12 Apr 2021.

8. Miscellaneous
Board Member (unpaid) of Flag Up Scotland, Jamaica, a voluntary project that aims to develop a closer partnership between both nations. (Registered 11 January 2020)

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