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Gavin Newlands

Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Transport)

Scottish National Party MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North

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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.

Last updated: 20 Jan 2020. Please share these votes responsibly.

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Gavin Newlands has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Business of the House 13 Feb 2020

    Last month, my hon. Friend the Member for Rutherglen and Hamilton West (Margaret Ferrier) raised the issue of Robert Skillen’s company, HELMS—Home Energy & Lifestyle Management Ltd—which defrauded hundreds of households across Scotland through the Government’s green deal scheme. I had constructive and positive engagement on the matter with the previous Minister, Claire O’Neill, but...
  • Business of the House 13 Feb 2020

    Last month, my hon. Friend the Member for Rutherglen and Hamilton West (Margaret Ferrier) raised the issue of Robert Skillen’s company, HELMS—Home Energy & Lifestyle Management Ltd—which defrauded hundreds of households across Scotland through the Government’s green deal scheme. I had constructive and positive engagement on the matter with the previous Minister, Claire O’Neill, but...
  • Transport Infrastructure 11 Feb 2020

    The Prime Minister said that it was the SNP that was standing in the way of high-speed rail to Scotland; in fact, it is his Government who are doing that. So can he tell us precisely: what year will the line be extended to Scotland?

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Scottish National Party MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North

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

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Topics of interest

Gavin Newlands campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Home Office
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Department for Transport
  • HM Treasury
  • Department for Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Deportation: Appeals
  • Department for Business
  • Innovation and Skills: Debt Collection
  • Department for Work and Pensions: Debt Collection
  • State Retirement Pensions: Females
  • Detention Centres: Renfrewshire

Currently held offices

  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Transport) (since 7 Jan 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Northern Ireland) (1 Jul 2018 to 7 Jan 2020)
  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Wales) (1 Jul 2018 to 7 Jan 2020)
  • Member, Justice Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Sport) (7 Sep 2016 to 7 Jan 2020)
  • Member, Backbench Business Committee (13 Jun 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Backbench Business Committee (20 Jul 2015 to 12 May 2016)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

SNP MPs only attend sittings where the legislation pertains to Scotland.

Numerology

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  • Has spoken in 96 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Gavin Newlands’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 12 written questions in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 83.33% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
    Note SNP MPs do not generally vote on legislation not affecting Scotland, as these matters are devolved to the Scottish Parliament.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 71 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Gavin Newlands’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 251 times in debates — above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Feb 2020.

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: London City Airport
Address of donor: City Aviation House, Royal Docks, London E16 2PB

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Ticket for England vs Scotland match at Twickenham, and accompanying hospitality; value estimated at £1,050

Date received: 16 March 2019

Date accepted: 16 March 2019

Donor status: company, registration 01963361

(Registered 29 May 2019)
Name of donor: Tennis Scotland
Address of donor: 177 Colinton Road, Edinburgh EH14 1BZ

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets for Wimbledon, value £450

Date received: 14 July 2019

Date accepted: 14 July 2019

Donor status: company, registration SC216962

(Registered 15 August 2019)

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