John Nicolson

Former MP, East Dunbartonshire

East Dunbartonshire Scottish National Party

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Recent appearances

  • Early Parliamentary General Election 19 Apr 2017

    I rise to help the hon. Gentleman. I think he may have misheard my hon. Friend the Member for Glasgow South (Stewart Malcolm McDonald), who asked him a straight question. We have a word in Scotland: feartie. I say to the hon. Gentleman, “Don’t be one. Give us a straight answer: will you rule out a coalition with the Tories, yes or no?”
  • Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Department for Work and Pensions: Maladministration 4 Apr 2017

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how much has been written off by his Department as a result of maladministration in the last five years.
  • Stoke-on-Trent City of Culture 2021 21 Mar 2017

    Thank you very much indeed, Mr Hollobone. I congratulate the hon. Member for Stoke-on-Trent North (Ruth Smeeth) on securing this debate. The role that the city of culture competition can play in re-energising and regenerating a city should never be underestimated. Back in 1990, Glasgow became the first UK city to be named European capital of culture, and it relaunched our city to an...

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Former Scottish National Party MP for East Dunbartonshire

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

Left the House of Commons on 3 May 2017 — Dissolved for election

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Topics of interest

John Nicolson campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Department for Business
  • Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Department for Energy and Climate Change
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • Department for Culture Media and Sport
  • Energy: Prices
  • India
  • Department for Culture
  • Media and Sport: Pay
  • Department for Work and Pensions: UK Withdrawal from EU
  • Department for Work and Pensions: Maladministration

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Culture, Media and Sport Committee (8 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Speaker's Advisory Committee on Works of Art (1 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Culture, Media and Sport) (20 May 2015 to 3 May 2017)

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  • Has spoken in 41 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all John Nicolson’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 5 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 62.96% 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 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 69 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 63 times in debates — well below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 May 2017.

1. Employment and earnings
Payment of £805 expected from the Center for European and Mediterranean Studies, New York University, 285 Mercer St, 7th floor, New York, NY 10003, for attending and speaking at a conference on Referendums and Democratic Politics in New York City on 3 and 4 November 2016. Hours: 4 hrs. The Center for European and Mediterranean Studies also paid for my flights and accommodation. (Registered 16 November 2016)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Global Radio
Address of donor: 30 Leicester Square, London WC2H 7LA

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: two tickets to the Capital Summertime Ball on 16 June 2016, with a value of £350 each, total £700

Date received: 9 June 2016

Date accepted: did not attend

Donor status: company, registration 6251684

(Registered 05 July 2016)
Name of donor: ITV plc
Address of donor: The London Television Centre, Upper Ground, London SE1 9LT

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: ticket for the National Television Awards with a value of £1,028

Date received: 25 January 2017

Date accepted: 25 January 2017

Donor status: company, registration 4967001

(Registered 01 February 2017)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Terrace house in Tower Hamlets: (i) and (ii). (Registered 20 May 2015)
8. Miscellaneous
I receive occasional income for photo-shoots at my London home. This does not involve any work by me. (Registered 20 May 2015; updated 7 March 2016)

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