Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh

MP, Ochil and South Perthshire

Ochil and South Perthshire Scottish National Party

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Last updated: 22 Feb 2017

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Topical Questions 27 Mar 2017

    Has the Secretary of State watched or listened to an appeal hearing for PIP applicants? I have received information and representations from a number of constituents who feel intimidated and misrepresented by the process. What steps is he taking to ensure that the people involved in the process are treated with the respect, dignity and compassion that they deserve?
  • Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Exports: USA 24 Mar 2017

    To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what assessment he has made of the implications of the US 2017 Trade Policy Agenda and 2016 Annual Report on the level of UK exports to the US.
  • The Secretary of State Was Asked: Overseas Trade 23 Mar 2017

    May I associate myself and my party with the Secretary of State’s opening remarks? We will have an opportunity to pay our respects later, but we are grateful that we are here because of the bravery of others. The rise in Scottish exports has been one of the major success stories in the Scottish economy over the past decade. What lessons does the Minister believe the rest of the UK can...

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Scottish National Party MP for Ochil and South Perthshire

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

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Topics of interest

Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Department for International Trade
  • HM Treasury
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • Department for Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Welfare Tax Credits
  • Overseas Trade
  • Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership
  • Disability Living Allowance: Children
  • Nigel Farage

Currently held offices

  • Shadow SNP Westminster Group Leader (Trade and Investment) (since 20 May 2015)

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  • Has spoken in 124 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 83 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 65.13% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below average amongst MPs.
  • 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") 129 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 20 Mar 2017.

1. Employment and earnings
Weekly newspaper column in The National, Newsquest Media Group, Newsquest (Herald and Times) Ltd, 200 Renfield Street, Glasgow, G2 3QB. Paid £150 per week, until further notice. Hours: approx 2 hrs per week. (Registered 04 June 2015)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Gleneagles Hotel Ltd
Address of donor: Auchterarder, Perthshire PH3 1NF

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: For one night’s accommodation and hospitality for me and a guest with a total of £715

Date received: 8 September 2016

Date accepted: 8 September 2016

Donor status: company, registration SC097000

(Registered 05 October 2016)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Immigrant Council of Ireland
Address of donor: Independent Law Centre, 2 St Andrews Street, Dublin, Ireland

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): Travel and accommodation for a member of staff and me, total value approx. £940

Destination of visit: Dublin

Date of visit: 21-22 February 2016

Purpose of visit: To support the launch of a report on islamaphobia with the Immigrant Council of Ireland.

(Registered 02 March 2016)
Name of donor: United Arab Emirates Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Address of donor: Al Bateen, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): travel and accommodation with a total value of £2,800

Destination of visit: United Arab Emirates

Date of visit: 1-6 April 2016

Purpose of visit: to meet with Government Ministers, Members of the Federal National Council and senior business figures to build on the bilateral relationship and promote trade and investment ties.

(Registered 12 April 2016)
Name of donor: Franco-British Colloque
Address of donor: 86 East Lane, West Horsley, Leatherhead KT24 6LQ

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): accommodation and transport with a value of approx. £590

Destination of visit: Paris

Dates of visit: 26-28 January 2017

Purpose of visit: To attend the Franco-British Colloque’s 2017 Conference.

(Registered 27 February 2017)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Half share in two flats in Glasgow: (i) and (ii). (Registered 4 June 2015; updated 18 November 2015)
Until 31 March 2016, half share in a third flat in Glasgow: (i) and (ii). (Registered 4 June 2015; updated 18 November 2015 and 20 April 2016)
Half share in one house in Kingussie, Highlands and Islands: (i) and (ii). (Registered 4 June 2015; updated 18 November 2015)
8. Miscellaneous
I have a shareholding in Hamilton Burns W.S Limited below registrable level. (Registered 04 June 2015)
Solicitor, not currently practising. (Registered 04 June 2015)
From 14 October 2016, member (unremunerated) of the Westminster Foundation for Democracy's Board of Governors. (Registered 24 February 2017)

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