Peter Grant

Shadow SNP Deputy Spokesperson (Treasury - Chief Secretary)

Scottish National Party MP for Glenrothes


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Peter Grant’s voting in Parliament

Peter Grant is a Scottish National Party MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Scottish National Party MPs.

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Peter Grant has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Agricultural Transition Plan 30 Nov 2020

    Moran Taing, Mr Deputy Speaker, agus Latha Noamh Anndra sona dhuibh. A happy St Andrews Day to you. I recently met Fife and Kinross representatives of the National Farmers Union, Scotland. They already face severe problems because of combined impacts of the covid pandemic, the looming chaos of Brexit and serious difficulties in recruiting seasonal workers. Now we find that farmers in Scotland...
  • Public Bill Committee: National Security and Investment Bill: Examination of Witness 26 Nov 2020

    Q Good afternoon, Mr Butler. You highlighted the problem of identifying the fact that an acquiring party may have hostile intent towards us if we do not know who is really in control and who the ultimate owners are. One way of addressing that is simply to have a built-in presumption against allowing any acquisition of a security-sensitive asset or business by a company whose ultimate owners...
  • Public Bill Committee: National Security and Investment Bill: Examination of Witness 26 Nov 2020

    Q To be clear, you mentioned in your answer the need to regulate foreign-registered companies from certain types of acquisitions. Does that also apply to UK-registered companies, which are in turn owned by foreign companies? The bad guys will set up a UK company to do all the bad stuff through. Do you agree that we need to follow the chain of ownership and control right back to the ultimate...

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Scottish National Party MP for Glenrothes

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

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Topics of interest

Peter Grant campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Home Office
  • Scotland Office
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • Prime Minister
  • Children: Maintenance
  • SG First Minister: Diplomatic Relations
  • Fisheries
  • Ulster Unionist Party
  • Visas: Married People

Currently held offices

  • Member, Public Accounts Commission (since 18 Mar 2020)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (since 2 Mar 2020)
  • Shadow SNP Deputy Spokesperson (Treasury - Chief Secretary) (since 7 Jan 2020)
  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Europe) (since 20 Jun 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Committee on the Future Relationship with the European Union (11 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Exiting the European Union) (20 Jun 2017 to 7 Jan 2020)
  • Member, Committee on the Future Relationship with the European Union (31 Oct 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Consolidation, &c., Bills (Joint Committee) (9 Nov 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee (15 Jul 2015 to 28 Nov 2016)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

SNP MPs only attend sittings where the legislation pertains to Scotland.

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 23 Nov 2020.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from YouGov plc, 50 Featherstone St, London EC1Y 8RT, for completing surveys. All fees donated to charities in my constituency:
21 February 2020, payment of £80. Hours: approx. 1 hr. (Registered 03 July 2020)
21 April 2020, payment of £100. Hours: approx. 1 hr. (Registered 03 July 2020)
21 April 2020, payment of £50. Hours: approx. 1 hr. (Registered 03 July 2020)
Payment of £100 expected for a survey completed on 23 June 2020. Hours: approx. 1 hr. (Registered 03 July 2020)

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