Ronnie Cowan

Scottish National Party MP for Inverclyde


General Election 2024

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About your Member of Parliament

Your MP (Ronnie Cowan) represents you, and all of the people who live in Inverclyde, at the UK Parliament in Westminster.

MPs split their time between Parliament and their constituency. In Parliament, they debate and vote on new laws, review existing laws, and question the Government. In the constituency, their focus is on supporting local people and championing local issues. They have a small staff team who help with casework, maintain their diaries, and monitor their inbox.

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Scottish National Party MP for Inverclyde

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

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Topics of interest

Ronnie Cowan campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Home Office
  • Department for Digital
  • Culture
  • Media and Sport
  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Treasury
  • Cannabis: Medical Treatments
  • Gambling
  • Gambling: Advertising
  • Cash Dispensing
  • Drugs: Misuse

Currently held offices

  • Member, Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee (since 2 Mar 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Infrastructure) ( 1 Jul 2018 to 12 Dec 2022)
  • Member, Procedure Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 20 Nov 2017)
  • Member, Transport Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee ( 6 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Recent appearances

  • Constitutional Law 21 May 2024

    As we look towards a general election and the almost certain prospect of a Labour Government, with Labour Members switching places with those now on the Government Benches, would the hon. Member for Edinburgh South (Ian Murray) be prepared to commit a Labour Government to restoring the Scottish block grant?
  • Work and Pensions: Jobcentres: South East Cornwall 13 May 2024

    On specific days, jobcentres have been closed due to ongoing industrial action. Can the Minister assure me that anybody who misses an appointment due to that action will not be sanctioned?
  • Written Answers — Treasury: Gambling: Taxation 8 May 2024

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, when he plans to publish the consultation on proposals to bring remote gambling into a single tax announced in the Autumn Budget 2023.

More of Ronnie Cowan’s recent appearances

Register of Members’ Interests

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Last updated: 13 May 2024.

8. Miscellaneous
Trustee of Man On! Inverclyde, a suicide prevention peer support service for the men of Inverclyde. This is an unpaid role.
Date interest arose: 2 December 2021
(Registered 2 December 2021)
Trustee of Intractable Epilepsy, a charity supporting those with intractable epilepsy and campaigning for access to medical cannabis under prescription.
Date interest arose: 14 June 2022
(Registered 16 June 2022; updated 4 July 2022)

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