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: 29 Jun 2017

Recent appearances

  • Business of the House 14 Sep 2017

    During the summer, I met Renfrewshire charity No Strings Attached, which supports young asthma sufferers to self-manage their condition by improving their knowledge of asthma and by teaching them a wind instrument. May we have a debate on how we better support organisations such as No Strings Attached?
  • Police Pay and Funding 14 Sep 2017

    Notwithstanding the unrecognisable response of Labour Front Bench, the SNP welcomes the UK Government following the lead of the Scottish Government in lifting the pay cap for public services—recognising that pay is behind inflation and that pressure is increasing on household budgets. Given that Steve White, the chair of the Police Federation of England and Wales, has said that many of...
  • Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Topical Questions 14 Sep 2017

    Scottish politics can be rather tribal, but yesterday Scottish politics united in support of Paisley’s bid to become the UK City of Culture in 2021. Paisley’s bid is now Scotland’s bid. The final stage of the competition is looming, and a win for Paisley would create a bigger legacy than a win for anywhere else. Will the Minister join us in supporting Paisley 2021?

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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
  • 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)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 11 Sep 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)
16 September 2016, payment of £200. Hours: 2 hrs. (Registered 30 September 2016)
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)
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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