Mhairi Black

Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Pensions)

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Paisley and Renfrewshire South Scottish National Party

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Last updated: 4 Dec 2017

Recent appearances

  • Youth Employment — [Mrs Madeleine Moon in the Chair] 6 Dec 2017

    I accept what the hon. Lady said for the record, but does she also accept that zero-hours contracts—certainly in the experience of my constituents and even people I know—are forced on people? Not only are they expected to function with a household and often with a livelihood and children; they also live with uncertainty about how much money will be coming in. That, unfortunately,...
  • Youth Employment — [Mrs Madeleine Moon in the Chair] 6 Dec 2017

    I congratulate the hon. Member for Chichester (Gillian Keegan) on securing this debate on an often neglected but none the less important issue. I also congratulate her on being, I believe, the first female MP to represent her area—well done on that. When doing research ahead of this debate, I was disheartened, although not surprised, to learn that people aged 16 to 24 are more likely...
  • Youth Employment — [Mrs Madeleine Moon in the Chair] 6 Dec 2017

    I genuinely appreciate the hon. Lady’s point, but if she is suggesting that all young people benefit from zero-hours contracts, she is on a different planet. If that is not what she is saying, that is fine. That kind of overly positive attitude towards zero-hours contracts is something that we would read in a Tory party briefing, rather than any other briefing. I suspect that the...

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Scottish National Party MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire South

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

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Topics of interest

Mhairi Black campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Department for Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • HM Treasury
  • Cabinet Office
  • Attorney General
  • Jobseeker's Allowance: Disqualification
  • Post Office: Redundancy Pay
  • Pensions: Young People
  • Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit: Asbestos
  • Pensions

Currently held offices

  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Pensions) (since 20 Jun 2017)
  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Youth affairs) (since 20 Jun 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Work and Pensions Committee (8 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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  • Has spoken in 10 debates in the last year — well below average amongst MPs. See all Mhairi Black’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 4 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 56.67% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 4 annotations on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 61 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 27 Nov 2017.

1. Employment and earnings
From 3 October 2015, weekly newspaper column for The National, Newsquest Media (Herald & Times) Ltd, 200 Renfield St, Glasgow G2 3QB, for which I receive £150 per week until further notice. Hours: approx. 3 hrs per week. Payments are made direct to charity. First payment of £900 received on 1 December 2015. (Registered 18 December 2015; updated 5 January 2016)

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