Philippa Whitford

Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Health)

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Central Ayrshire Scottish National Party

Philippa Whitford’s voting in Parliament

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Last updated: 29 Jun 2017

Recent appearances

  • NHS Pay 13 Sep 2017

    The hon. Lady mentioned recruiting doctors and nurses through a technical route. Do she or the Government really propose that route into medicine, without a degree?
  • NHS Pay 13 Sep 2017

    It is really important that we are very careful about things that will be implanted permanently in a patient. We have had debates about mesh in this place, and we will be having debates about Essure, which is designed to obstruct the fallopian tubes and is also causing problems. Non-cemented implants are for younger people who may need another implant later on. I would be very...
  • NHS Pay 13 Sep 2017

    We have had many debates on the NHS in the House, and as I have said previously, the workforce is one of our biggest challenges, which is why it is so important to get this right. The debate is focused on NHS staff, but we are discussing all public sector workers. We are talking about all workers within the NHS: we must not only consider those at different grades, but not allow a separation...

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Scottish National Party MP for Central Ayrshire

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

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Topics of interest

Philippa Whitford campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Department of Health
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Department for Education
  • HM Treasury
  • Home Office
  • Dental Services: Children
  • Universal Credit
  • Jobcentres: Closures
  • Personal Independence Payment
  • Migrant Workers: NHS

Currently held offices

  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Health) (since 20 Jun 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Health Committee (8 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Shadow SNP Westminster Group Leader (Health) (20 May 2015 to 20 Jun 2017)

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  • Has spoken in 67 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Philippa Whitford’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 52 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 94.44% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 0 annotations on this MP’s speeches — below average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 15–16 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 183 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 11 Sep 2017.

1. Employment and earnings
Locum Consultant Breast Cancer Surgeon for Ayrshire & Arran Health Board, Eglinton House, Ailsa Hospital, Dalmellington Road, Ayr KA6 6AB. (Registered 08 December 2015)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: ADS Group
Address of donor: Phase 2, 2 Crewe Road North, Edinburgh EH5 2XS

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: hospitality at ADS' annual dinner, value £109.61

Date received: 2 February 2016

Date accepted: 2 February 2016

Donor status: company, registration 07016635

(Registered 15 September 2016)
Name of donor: ADS Group
Address of donor: Phase 2, 2 Crewe Road North, Edinburgh EH5 2XS

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: hospitality at ADS industry dinner with SNP MPs, value £92

Date received: 7 June 2016

Date accepted: 7 June 2016

Donor status: company, registration 07016635

(Registered 15 September 2016)
Name of donor: ADS Group
Address of donor: Phase 2, 2 Crewe Road North, Edinburgh EH5 2XS

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: entrance to Farnborough International Airshow 2016, value £36

Date received: 11 July 2016

Date accepted: 11 July 2016

Donor status: company, registration 07016635

(Registered 15 September 2016)
Name of donor: ADS Group
Address of donor: Phase 2, 2 Crewe Road North, Edinburgh EH5 2XS

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: ADS guest at CBI Scotland Dinner, value £180

Date received: 1 September 2016

Date accepted: 1 September 2016

Donor status: company, registration 07016635

(Registered 15 September 2016)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Rolls-Royce Plc
Address of donor: 62 Buckingham Gate, London SW1E 6AT

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Accommodation and food for my husband and myself, plus flights for my husband, with a total value of £661

Destination of visit: Berlin

Dates of visit: 17-20 September 2016

Purpose of visit: As a member of the British-German APPG, to visit the German Parliament and Rolls-Royce Aero Engines, and discussions of implications of Brexit with British Embassy and British-German Group in the Bundestag.

(Registered 19 December 2016)

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