Gavin Newlands

Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Transport)

Scottish National Party MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North


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.

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Last updated: 18 May 2022. Learn more about our voting records and what they mean.

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Recent appearances

  • West Coast Main Line Franchise 19 Sep 2023

    (Urgent Question): To ask the Secretary of State for Transport if he will make a statement on the contractual and operational situation of the west coast main line franchise—and I congratulate the Minister on his promotion.
  • West Coast Main Line Franchise 19 Sep 2023

    Another day, another blow for passengers who use the west coast main line. Fresh from the negative cross-party reaction yesterday to news that High Speed 2 phase 2 is on the chopping block, we have the Department for Transport on the last day before recess—shock, horror—sneaking out the extraordinary award of up to nine years for Avanti West Coast and up to eight years for CrossCountry....
  • UK Automotive Industry 18 Sep 2023

    Does the hon. Member accept that there is another cohort of people, who are in fact the majority of our constituents, who may like to move to an electric vehicle, but simply cannot afford to do so?

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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

  • Department for Transport
  • Home Office
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Department for Business
  • Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Treasury
  • Deportation: Appeals
  • State Retirement Pensions: Females
  • Aviation: Coronavirus
  • Buses: Exhaust Emissions
  • Department for Business
  • Innovation and Skills: Debt Collection

Currently held offices

  • Member, Transport Committee (since 2 Mar 2020)
  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Transport) (since 7 Jan 2020)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Seafarers' Wages Bill [HL] Committee (11 Jan 2023 to 17 Jan 2023)
  • Member, High Speed Rail (Crewe - Manchester) Bill Select Committee (Commons) (13 Dec 2022 to 9 Jan 2023)
  • Member, Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Bill Committee (19 Oct 2022 to 29 Nov 2022)
  • 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)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 18 Sep 2023.

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Tennis Scotland
Address of donor: Airthrey Castle, Hermitage Road, Stirling FK9 4LA
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets for Day 12 at the Wimbledon Championships, total value £440
Date received: 14 July 2022
Date accepted: 14 July 2022
Donor status: company, registration SC216962
(Registered 23 August 2023)

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