Gavin Newlands’s voting in Parliament
Gavin Newlands is a Scottish National Party MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Scottish National Party MPs.
This is a selection of Gavin Newlands’s votes.
Consistently voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
0 votes for, 2 votes against, in 2016
Consistently voted against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
0 votes for, 4 votes against, in 2016
Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
0 votes for, 20 votes against, 3 absences, between 2015–2016
Consistently voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
8 votes for, 0 votes against, between 2015–2016
Generally voted for a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2015–2016
Consistently voted against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
0 votes for, 4 votes against, between 2015–2016
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Gavin Newlands has hardly ever rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
Last updated: 22 Feb 2017
Does the Secretary of State agree that his Government have form on failing to protect workers’ rights? Any illusion about ability to deliver social justice for workers went up in smoke with the Dickensian Trade Union Act 2016. How can we trust his Department to guarantee workers’ rights after article 50 is triggered?
May I associate myself and my constituents with everything that has been said this morning about yesterday’s horrific attack, which goes to show that evil will never prevail? I recently met a constituent called Ellen Höfer-Franz. She is a German national who, despite having lived in Scotland for nine years, is very concerned about applying for permanent residency to guarantee her...
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Scottish National Party MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North
Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election
Topics of interest
Gavin Newlands campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Home Office
- Department for Work and Pensions
- HM Treasury
- Department for Business
- Innovation and Skills
- Department for Culture
- Media and Sport
- Deportation: Appeals
- Department for Business
- Innovation and Skills: Debt Collection
- Department for Work and Pensions: Debt Collection
- Detention Centres: Renfrewshire
- Personal Independence Payment
Currently held offices
- Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Sport) (since 7 Sep 2016)
- Member, Backbench Business Committee (since 13 Jun 2016)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Backbench Business Committee (20 Jul 2015 to 12 May 2016)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 20 Mar 2017.
1. Employment and earnings
Payments from Ipsos MORI
, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW, for polling interviews. Fees are paid directly to Paisley and Renfrewshire North SNP Constituency
Association for constituency newsletters. (Registered 23 March 2016
7 March 2016, payment of £200. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 23 March 2016)
16 September 2016
, payment of £200. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 30 September 2016)
Name of donor: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Qatar
Address of donor: Qatar Embassy, 1 South Audley Street, London W1K 1NB
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): air travel, food and accommodation with an approximate value of £5,100
Destination of visit: Qatar
Dates of visit: 14-17 February 2017
Purpose of visit: British-Qatar APPG
visit to meet Ministers, officials, visit world cup sites to discuss issues of bilateral relations and regional crises, world cup preparations and the rights of migrant workers.
(Registered 01 March 2017
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