Stuart McDonald

Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Attorney General)

Scottish National Party MP for Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East

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Stuart McDonald’s voting in Parliament

Stuart McDonald 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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Stuart McDonald has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

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Scottish National Party MP for Cumbernauld, Kilsyth and Kirkintilloch East

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

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Topics of interest

Stuart McDonald campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Home Office
  • HM Treasury
  • Treasury
  • Department for Business
  • Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Asylum: Housing
  • Asylum
  • Undocumented Migrants: Private Rented Housing
  • Revenue and Customs: Cumbernauld
  • Immigration

Currently held offices

  • Member, Home Affairs Committee (since 2 Mar 2020)
  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Attorney General) (since 7 Jan 2020)
  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Immigration, Asylum and Border Control) (since 20 May 2015)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Home Affairs Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Draft Investigatory Powers Bill (Joint Committee) (5 Nov 2015 to 11 Feb 2016)
  • Member, Home Affairs Committee (8 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Aug 2020.

6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Flat in East Dunbartonshire: (i). (Registered 21 May 2015)

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