Kirsten Oswald

Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Women)

Scottish National Party MP for East Renfrewshire


Kirsten Oswald’s voting in Parliament

Kirsten Oswald 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: 17 Jan 2024. Learn more about our voting records and what they mean.

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Kirsten Oswald has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • International Women’s Day: Language in Politics 29 Feb 2024

    I am pleased to follow all these excellent speeches. It has been a worthwhile debate, and I am grateful to the right hon. Member for Basingstoke (Dame Maria Miller) for bringing it here today. Debating the language that is used in politics is important, particularly as we approach an election. As we have heard, we cannot debate that without speaking about the reality of the impact of the...
  • Angiolini Inquiry Report 29 Feb 2024

    I am grateful for advance sight of the statement, and to Dame Elish Angiolini for the careful and thorough way she has worked through this task, and the thoughtful way she talked through her findings online earlier. I, too, am thinking of Sarah Everard and her family today, as well as the family of Emma Caldwell, who have experienced such a protracted, awful ordeal. Fundamentally, our police...
  • Post Office Board and Governance 28 Feb 2024

    Whether we are talking about my constituent Roger, a former postmaster whose case certainly needs review, constituents in communities such as Clarkston and Neilston, who have experienced the most recent post office closures in East Renfrewshire, or the brilliant postmasters operating locally, none of them deserves this mess. This is turning into a regrettable circus to all looking in from the...

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Scottish National Party MP for East Renfrewshire

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

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Topics of interest

Kirsten Oswald campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Ministry of Defence
  • Treasury
  • Foreign
  • Commonwealth and Development Office
  • Department for Transport
  • Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme
  • Electronic Funds Transfer: Fraud
  • Persecution of Christians Across the Globe Independent Review
  • Armed Forces Compensation Scheme
  • Electronic Government: Proof of Identity

Currently held offices

  • Member, Building Societies Act 1986 (Amendment) Bill Committee (since 31 Jan 2024)
  • Member, Women and Equalities Committee (since 12 Sep 2023)
  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Women) (since 2 Feb 2021)
  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Equalities) (since 1 Feb 2021)

Other offices held in the past

  • SNP Deputy Leader ( 7 Jul 2020 to 6 Dec 2022)
  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Northern Ireland) ( 7 Jan 2020 to 1 Feb 2021)
  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Wales) ( 7 Jan 2020 to 1 Feb 2021)
  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Work, Pensions and Inclusion) ( 7 Jan 2020 to 1 Feb 2021)
  • Member, Armed Forces Bill Committee (26 Oct 2015 to 24 Nov 2015)
  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Armed Forces and Veterans) (20 May 2015 to 3 May 2017)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Future MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 19 Feb 2024.

8. Miscellaneous
Until 18 November 2023, Business Convenor SNP (Chair). (Registered 08 January 2020; updated 27 November 2023)

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