Chris Law

Shadow SNP Spokesperson (International Development)

Scottish National Party MP for Dundee West


Chris Law’s voting in Parliament

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Recent appearances

  • Amazon Deforestation — [Mrs Madeleine Moon in the Chair] 7 Oct 2019

    It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Sir Roger. I thank all who have spoken. Everyone pointed in the same direction: urgent action is needed now. I thank those who initiated and added their signature to this petition. I believe there are more than 122,000 signatories, many hundreds of whom are from my city of Dundee. They have enabled us to have this important debate. I thank...
  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Armed Conflict: Children 2 Oct 2019

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what provision the review of the UK’s protection of civilians strategy is making for the specific vulnerabilities faced by children in conflict zones.
  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Armed Conflict: Civilians 2 Oct 2019

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether his Department’s review of the UK’s protection of civilians strategy will embed (a) civilian casualty recording and (b) civilian harm-tracking mechanisms to improve understanding of the impacts of conflict on civilians.

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Scottish National Party MP for Dundee West

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

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Topics of interest

Chris Law campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Department for International Development
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • Treasury
  • HM Treasury
  • Home Office
  • Revenue and Customs: Dundee
  • Deportation
  • Overseas Aid
  • Revenue and Customs: Scotland
  • Revenue and Customs: Pay

Currently held offices

  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee) (since 10 Oct 2017)
  • Member, International Development Sub-Committee on the Work of the Independent Commission for Aid Impact (since 13 Sep 2017)
  • Member, International Development Committee (since 11 Sep 2017)
  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (International Development) (since 20 Jun 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Climate Justice) (20 Jun 2017 to 1 Jul 2018)
  • Member, Scottish Affairs Committee (6 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)

Previous MPs in this constituency


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  • Has spoken in 48 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs. See all Chris Law’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 85 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 66.82% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 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") 108 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Sep 2019.

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Heineken
Address of donor: Broadway Park, 35 Gyle Broadway, Edinburgh EH12 9 JZ

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets to a Six Nations rugby match, and associated hospitality, total value £400

Date received: 9 March 2019

Date accepted: 9 March 2019

Donor status: company, registration SC65527

(Registered 26 March 2019)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: The Office of Tibet, London
Address of donor: 1 Culworth Street, London NW8 7AF

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): International airfare £555.91; Indian visa fee £81.84; domestic airfare and accommodation £326; total £963.75

Destination of visit: Dharamsala

Dates of visit: 25-29 September 2018

Purpose of visit: Visit to Central Tibetan Administration headquarters, for meeting with political leaders including the President, Cabinet Members, Parliamentarians and Speaker of the Tibetan Parliament in Exile, as well as visits to cultural institutions and meetings with NGOs.

(Registered 17 October 2018)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Flat in Dundee: (i). (Registered 26 May 2015)
Flat in Aberdeen, owned by CMAL Ltd: (i). (Registered 26 May 2015)
From 2 February 2019 to 27 February 2019, my residential property in Angus was used as a business address for CMAL Ltd. (Registered 28 February 2019)
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
CMAL Limited, financial services company. (Registered 26 May 2015)
8. Miscellaneous
Unpaid director of CMAL Ltd, financial services company. (Registered 27 February 2019)
From 11 February 2019, an unpaid director of Revive Campaign, a community interest company. (Registered 21 May 2019)

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