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.
Has never voted on reducing central government funding of local government
Almost always voted for more EU integration Show votes
21 votes for, 4 votes against, 1 absence, between 2016–2017
Consistently voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
1 vote for, 0 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
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Last updated: 21 Nov 2017
I thank all the contributors to today’s debate. We have heard some extremely powerful testimony—none more so than from the hon. Member for Ogmore (Chris Elmore), who spoke of his harrowing experience. I think I speak for all of us when I say that he is a credit to himself for coming through that and reaching where he is today. The hon. Member for York Central (Rachael Maskell)...
I beg to move, That this House has considered Anti-bullying Week. It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship for the first time, Ms Buck. I thank the Backbench Business Committee for granting this important debate. Although parliamentary business meant that this debate could not take place last week, during Anti-bullying Week itself, I am delighted that this debate is now able to take...
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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
- 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)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 13 Nov 2017.
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
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
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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