Philippa Whitford

Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Health and Social Care)

Scottish National Party MP for Central Ayrshire

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Philippa Whitford’s voting in Parliament

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Recent appearances

  • Universal Health Coverage — [Mr Laurence Robertson in the Chair] 10 Jul 2019

    In the four health systems across the UK, we are trying to address our obsession with hospitals and tertiary centres, realising we have not got enough resources in primary care, and certainly not in prevention. We need to share that knowledge with developing countries.
  • Universal Health Coverage — [Mr Laurence Robertson in the Chair] 10 Jul 2019

    It is a pleasure to serve under you, Mr Robertson. I declare an interest in this subject, as I travelled to Ethiopia with RESULTS UK and saw the impact of setting up vaccination services as the initial building blocks towards universal healthcare. I pay tribute to the right hon. Member for North East Bedfordshire (Alistair Burt) for opening this debate and for his work as a DFID Minister. I...
  • Universal Health Coverage — [Mr Laurence Robertson in the Chair] 10 Jul 2019

    Should we not also emphasise that vaccines will not work properly on a malnourished child? We need to see these subjects as two sides of the same coin.

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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 for Work and Pensions
  • Department of Health
  • Home Office
  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Department for Business
  • Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Universal Credit
  • Post Office Card Account
  • NHS: Drugs
  • Children: Maintenance
  • Visas: Skilled Workers

Currently held offices

  • Member, European Scrutiny Committee (since 30 Oct 2017)
  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Health and Social Care) (since 20 Jun 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Draft Domestic Abuse Bill (Joint) Committee (27 Feb 2019 to 6 Mar 2019)
  • Member, Health and Social Care Committee (14 Jan 2019 to 13 May 2019)
  • Member, Draft Health Service Safety Investigation Bill (Joint Committee) (17 Apr 2018 to 27 Jul 2018)
  • Member, Health and Social Care 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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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 12 Aug 2019.

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)
31 August 2018, received £133.99. Hours: 3.5 hrs. (Registered 08 November 2018)
30 September 2018, received £408.23. Hours: 10.5 hrs. (Registered 08 November 2018)
31 October 2018, received £157.65. Hours: 4 hrs. (Registered 03 January 2019)
30 November 2018, received £291.65. Hours: 7.5 hrs. (Registered 03 January 2019)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Medical Aid for Palestinians
Address of donor: 33a Islington Park Street, London N1 1QB

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights £747.16; travel insurance £47.84; hotels and transport £925.08; meals £47; total value £1,767.08

Destination of visit: Palestine

Dates of visit: 15-21 September 2018

Purpose of visit: To continue the multidisciplinary exchange between U.K. and Palestinian clinicians, by running diagnostic clinics, operating sessions and treatment planning sessions along with workshops for medical and nursing staff.

(Registered 20 November 2018)
Name of donor: Will Media GmbH
Address of donor: Hausvogteiplatz 12, 10117 Berlin

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, hotel, breakfast and transfers, total value £572.23

Destination of visit: Berlin

Dates of visit: 7-8 April 2019

Purpose of visit: To appear on a German television programme.

(Registered 09 April 2019)
Name of donor: Medical Aid for Palestinians
Address of donor: 33a Islington Park Street, London N1 1QB

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Travel Insurance £48.16; flights £1,254.92, accommodation £451; lunch £22; taxis £347; total £2,123.08

Destination of visit: Gaza Strip and the West Bank

Dates of visit: 13 - 23 April 2019

Purpose of visit: Project aims to address some of the problems, barriers to Palestinians’ right to health under occupation and blockade, the challenges which Palestinian women face to accessing diagnosis and treatment for breast cancer.

(Registration 14 May 2019; updated 20 May 2019)
Name of donor: RESULTS UK
Address of donor: 31-33 Bondway, London SW8 1SJ

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights £196.27, taxi £15.20, hotel £361.94, meals 72.85; total value £646.26

Destination of visit: Geneva

Dates of visit: 5-7 June 2019

Purpose of visit: As Chair of the APPG on Vaccinations for All, to meet with key developmental and immunisation stakeholders to discuss the APPG's report. This included meeting with WHO, GAVI, DfID, Polio Eradication and the Global Fund.

(Registered 24 June 2019)

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