Lisa Cameron

Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Mental Health)

Scottish National Party MP for East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow


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Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits 1 Dec 2022

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether the annual review of benefits will take into account the real term reduction in benefits claimants’ incomes since April 2022 due to the gap between the rate at which benefits are paid and the accelerating rate of inflation.
  • Written Answers — Home Office: Animal Experiments 25 Nov 2022

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to her Department's Animals in Science Regulation Unit Annual reports 2019 to 2021, published 26 October 2022, what assessment she has made of the incident in which four dogs were administered a substance that was not authorised for testing; and whether a letter of reprimand and inspector advice was an adequate response to...
  • Energy (oil and gas) profits levy 22 Nov 2022

    I thank the hon. Gentleman for setting out clearly a number of the financial issues that have been impacting the cost of living and need to be addressed. Does he agree that, in addition, we need to look at decentralised finance? With the collapse of FTX, and the fact that almost 10% of the UK population have some kind of engagement with the cryptocurrency markets, we need to ensure that...

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Scottish National Party MP for East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow

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

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Topics of interest

Lisa Cameron campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Department of Health
  • Department for Education
  • Department for Environment
  • Food and Rural Affairs
  • Revenue and Customs: East Kilbride
  • Employment: Disability
  • Mental Health Services: Children and Young People
  • Work Capability Assessment
  • Dogs: Smuggling

Currently held offices

  • Member, Down Syndrome Bill Committee (since 19 Jan 2022)
  • Member, Glue Traps (Offences) Bill Committee (since 12 Jan 2022)
  • Member, Marriage and Civil Partnership (Minimum Age) Bill Committee (since 5 Jan 2022)
  • Member, Animal (Penalty Notices) Bill Committee (since 1 Dec 2021)
  • Member, Ecclesiastical Committee (Joint Committee) (since 4 Mar 2020)
  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Mental Health) (since 20 Jun 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Health and Social Care Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 14 Jan 2019)
  • Member, Commons Reference Group on Representation and Inclusion Committee (19 Jul 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, International Development Sub-Committee on the Work of the Independent Commission for Aid Impact (28 Jun 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Public Service Pensions and Judicial Offices Bill [HL] Committee (20 Jan 2016 to 20 Feb 2016)
  • Member, International Development Committee (8 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Climate Justice) (20 May 2015 to 20 Jun 2017)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 28 Nov 2022.

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: British Phonographic Industry
Address of donor: Riverside Building, County Hall, Westminster Bridge Rd, London SE1 7JA

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Ticket to attend the Mercury Music Prize Awards in support of a band originating from my constituency, including dinner, value £570

Date received: 9 September 2021

Date accepted: 9 September 2021

Donor status: company, registration 01132389

(Registered 08 November 2021)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Honorary Consulate for the Republic of San Marino
Address of donor: Baird House, 15-17 St Cross St, London EC1N 8UW

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights and transport £910; accommodation and meals £1,500; total value £2,410

Destination of visit: Italy and San Marino

Dates of visit: 8-15 October 2021

Purpose of visit: All-Party Parliamentary Group for San Marino visit to work on trade initiatives and strengthen bilateral cultural relations.

(Registered 05 November 2021)
Name of donor: UK Abraham Accords Group, Middle East Forum Ltd
Address of donor: New Derwent House, 69-73 Theobalds Rd, London WC1X 8TA

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights and transport, £1,981.95; accommodation and meals, £1,572.30; total value £3,354.25

Destination of visit: UAE

Dates of visit: 8-14 January 2022

Purpose of visit: To meet with Ministers and officials of the UAE, Israel and Bahrain who are strengthening peace in the Middle East; to work on humanitarian rights, trade, peace building initiatives and disability inclusion.

(Registered 03 February 2022)
Name of donor: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Qatar
Address of donor: Qatar Embassy, 1 South Audley St, London W1K 1NB

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, accommodation, meals and miscellaneous costs, value £3,865

Destination of visit: Qatar

Dates of visit: 10-15 February 2022

Purpose of visit: Qatar APPG visit to meet Ministers and officials, discuss Qatar's humanitarian and political response to the Afghanistan crisis, preparations for the World Cup, worker's rights reform, bilateral relations and investment in the UK.

(Registered 14 March 2022)
Name of donor: Swiss Foreign Ministry
Address of donor: Presence Switzerland PRS, Bundesgasse 32, 3003 Bern, Switzerland

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, accommodation and hospitality, approx. value £2,300

Destination of visit: Switzerland (Bern, Zurich, Zug)

Dates of visit: 10-14 April 2022

Purpose of visit: Participation in a parliamentary study trip with a focus on Swiss-UK relations, finance and trade, science and innovation.

(Registered 12 May 2022)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
One residential property in South Lanarkshire: (i), and from 28 November 2019, (ii). (Registered 05 June 2015; updated 14 February 2019 and 28 February 2020)
One residential property in Edinburgh: (i) and, from 19 August 2021, (ii). (Registered 05 June 2015; updated 14 February 2019 and 16 September 2021)
Four residential apartments in South Lanarkshire: (i) and (ii). (Registered 05 June 2015; updated 14 February 2019)
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
Psychological Services Scotland Ltd, psychology assessment. (Registered 05 June 2015)
8. Miscellaneous
From 24 February 2016, unremunerated director of UK Japan 21C Group. (Registered 28 April 2016)
From 19 September 2017, a trustee/director of the Industry and Parliament Trust. (Registered 19 September 2017)
From 27 August 2019, a member of the Advisory Board of the Money and Mental Health Policy Institute at King's College, London. This role is unremunerated, but the Institute will meet any associated expenses. (Registered 27 August 2019)
From 19 October 2020, Trustee of the Mary Cameron Foundation that works to support projects, groups and charities across Lanarkshire. (Registered 03 December 2020)
From 6 December 2020, Advisory Board member for the World Health Organisation Rapid Assistive Technology Assessment (rATA) designed to gather information about the met and unmet needs for assistive technology. This role is unremunerated. (Registered 07 December 2020)
From 15 January 2021, a member of the Trust Jack Foundation Advisory Board, a charity supporting young people’s mental health based in Stonehouse, South Lanarkshire. This role is unremunerated. (Registered 18 January 2021)
From 14 January 2021 until further notice, un-remunerated member of the Advisory Board of the Freedom Declared Foundation, a charity which works internationally to promote freedom of religious belief. (Registered 11 February 2021)

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