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Patricia Gibson’s voting in Parliament
Patricia Gibson 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 random selection of Patricia Gibson’s votes.
Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
1 vote for, 28 votes against, 5 absences, between 2015–2022.
Generally voted against increasing the rate of VAT Show votes
4 votes for, 3 votes against, between 2015–2022.
Generally voted for a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2015–2020.
Has never voted on raising welfare benefits at least in line with prices Details
0 votes for, 0 votes against, 2 absences, in 2022.
Consistently voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
13 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2015–2022.
Almost always voted for more EU integration Show votes
69 votes for, 10 votes against, 12 absences, between 2017–2022.
Last updated: 18 May 2022.
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What assessment she has made of the potential effect of changes to student finance rules on young people’s social mobility.
In his autumn statement, the Chancellor spoke for nearly an hour but failed to mention students once. The Office for National Statistics reports that three in 10 students are skipping lectures to save money and a quarter have taken on new debt because of the dire economic situation. Why are the Government neglecting students who are buckling under the pressure of the cost of living crisis?
Children growing up in poverty have poorer school outcomes and disadvantage, which often blights lives into adulthood. The autumn statement funding announcements, much vaunted today, will only restore real-terms per pupil funding to what it was in 2010, at a time when experts are urgently calling for a new child poverty strategy to tackle that widening gap. Given the Government’s so-called...
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Scottish National Party MP for North Ayrshire and Arran
Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election
Topics of interest
Patricia Gibson campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Department for Business
- Energy and Industrial Strategy
- Department of Health and Social Care
- Department for Transport
- Department for Digital
- Media and Sport
- Duty Free Allowances
- Driving Tests: Coronavirus
- Energy Bills Rebate: Park Homes
Currently held offices
- Member, Levelling-up and Regeneration Bill Committee (since 15 Jun 2022)
- Member, Taxi and Private Hire Vehicles (Safeguarding and Road Safety) Bill (England and Wales) Committee (since 27 Oct 2021)
- Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Housing, Communities and Local Government) (since 1 Feb 2021)
- Member, Backbench Business Committee (since 2 Mar 2020)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Backbench Business Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
- Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Consumer Affairs) (20 Jun 2017 to 1 Feb 2021)
- Member, Procedure Committee (13 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
SNP MPs only attend sittings where the legislation pertains to Scotland.
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 14 Nov 2022.
1. Employment and earnings
Payments from Savanta ComRes, 3 Melville Street, Edinburgh EH3 7PEP, for completing surveys. (Updated 03 August 2022)
1 November 2021, received £75. Hours: approx. 25 mins. (Registered 04 November 2021)
6 December 2021, received £75. Hours: approx. 30 mins. (Registered 06 December 2021)
24 January 2022, received £75. Hours: approx. 45 mins. (Registered 03 August 2022)
31 March 2022, received £75. Hours: approx. 45 mins. (Registered 03 August 2022)
23 May 2022, received £100. Hours: approx. 45 mins. (Registered 03 August 2022)
2 August 2022, received £75. Hours: approx. 45 mins. (Registered 03 August 2022)
27 September 2022, received £75. Hours: approx. 50 mins. (Registered 29 September 2022)
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