Gavin Newlands

Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Sport)

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Paisley and Renfrewshire North Scottish National Party

Gavin Newlands’s voting in Parliament

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Last updated: 20 Dec 2017

Recent appearances

  • Backbench Business: Refugee Children: Family Reunion in the UK — [Dame Cheryl Gillan in the Chair] 22 Feb 2018

    It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Dame Cheryl. This is the biggest humanitarian crisis on record, and the response to that challenge has to meet the severity of the situation in the times in which we live. When a family decides to flee a country because of danger to life, the process is neither simple nor straightforward. During that period of chaotic turmoil, lives are...
  • Business of the House 22 Feb 2018

    My constituents in Bridge of Weir have told me that universal credit claimants there are instructed to attend initial appointments in Greenock—nearly 12 miles away—despite the jobcentre in Johnstone being only 3 miles away. I have heard of claimants walking to and from Greenock, as the return bus fare of nearly £8 represents up to 14% of their benefit payment. Can we have a...
  • UK Basketball — [Mr Adrian Bailey in the Chair] 20 Feb 2018

    Thank you for calling me to speak, Mr Bailey. It is a pleasure to see you in the Chair once again. It is also a pleasure to take part in this debate, and I congratulate the hon. Member for Leeds North West (Alex Sobel), not only on securing it, but on getting on the parliamentary record what I think is the first reference to Ice Cube. He will be remembered for that, if for nothing else. I...

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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
  • 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
  • Council of Europe Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence
  • Detention Centres: Renfrewshire

Currently held offices

  • Member, Justice Committee (since 11 Sep 2017)
  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Sport) (since 7 Sep 2016)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Backbench Business Committee (13 Jun 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Backbench Business Committee (20 Jul 2015 to 12 May 2016)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 19 Feb 2018.

1. Employment and earnings
5 October 2017, payment of £200 from Ipsos MORI, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW, for a survey. Hours: 2 hrs. Fee paid direct to Paisley & Renfrewshire North SNP. (Registered 01 November 2017)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
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, including lunch, value £310

Date received: 14 July 2017

Date accepted: 14 July 2017

Donor status: company, registration SC216962

(Registered 11 August 2017)
Name of donor: BT Group Plc
Address of donor: BT Centre, 81 Newgate Street, London, EC1A 7AJ

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Ticket and hospitality for a rugby match at BT Murrayfield, value £375 in total

Date received: 11 November 2017

Date accepted: 11 November 2017

Donor status: company, registration 4190816

(Registered 17 January 2018)
Name of donor: William Hill plc
Address of donor: Greenside House, 50 Station Road, Wood Green, London N22 7TP

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: As a member of the APPG on Darts, two tickets to watch the William Hill Professional Darts Championship at Alexandra Palace, total value £524 (£262 each). At the same event, as a tournament prize, William Hill plc pledged a donation of £1,000 to be split between a charity and another good cause of my choice.

Date received: 21 December 2017

Date accepted: 21 December 2017

Donor status: company, registration 04212563

(Registered 19 January 2018)
4. Visits outside the UK
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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