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Stewart McDonald’s voting in Parliament

Stewart 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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Last updated: 18 May 2022. Learn more about our voting records and what they mean.

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

Recent appearances

  • Upcoming Business – Commons: Westminster Hall 29 Mar 2023

    Use of unpaid work trials – Stewart McDonald. Westminster Hall debate; 4:30 pm
  • Budget Resolutions and Economic Situation - Income Tax (Charge) 20 Mar 2023

    Thank you, Madam Deputy Speaker. It is a sign that God is shining on the House to see you back in the Chair—healthy and feisty as ever, I am sure. You will recall that, when I joined the House in May 2015, Conservative Members would regularly cheer the Chancellor and various Front-Bench Ministers when they uttered the words “long-term economic plan”. That was the No. 1 talking point of...
  • Budget Resolutions and Economic Situation - Income Tax (Charge) 20 Mar 2023

    The Manchester-based physicist and Nobel prize winner Andre Geim has said that the top researchers around the world and in the UK are either not coming or looking to get out because living standards are so low; they can earn far better wages elsewhere. Does the Secretary of State not agree that all these aspirations, great though they are, will never be met so long as living standards in the...

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Scottish National Party MP for Glasgow South

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

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Topics of interest

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

  • Ministry of Defence
  • Department for Business
  • Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Foreign
  • Commonwealth and Development Office
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • Jobcentres: Glasgow
  • Unpaid Work
  • Volkswagen
  • Integrated Security
  • Defence
  • Development and Foreign Policy Review
  • Vote Leave: Election Offences

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Foreign Affairs Committee (2 Mar 2020 to 9 Jan 2023)
  • Member, Committee of Privileges (14 Jan 2019 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Member, Committee on Standards (14 Jan 2019 to 6 Nov 2019)
  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Defence) (20 Jun 2017 to 12 Dec 2022)
  • Member, Transport Committee (8 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 6 Mar 2023.

4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Article 36
Address of donor: 19 Barnardo Road, Exeter EX2 4ND
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights and accommodation, value £823
Destination of visit: Geneva
Dates of visit: 5-7 April 2022
Purpose of visit: In my capacity as Chair of the APPG on Drones and Modern Conflict, invited to speak at the UN negotiations for a political declaration against use of explosive weapons in populated areas.
(Registered 16 May 2022)
Name of donor: EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy
Address of donor: Staroměstské náměstí 4/1, 110 00, Prague 1
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights and accommodation, value £665
Destination of visit: Prague
Dates of visit: 26-28 May 2022
Purpose of visit: Attendance at a conference on defence policy.
(Registered 07 June 2022)
Name of donor: Yalta European Strategy Ltd
Address of donor: Third Floor, 95 The Promenade, Cheltenham GL50 1HH
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights and travel £1,262.66; accommodation £314.12; dinners/hospitality £450.06; total value £2,026.84
Destination of visit: Kyiv, Ukraine
Dates of visit: 8-12 September 2022
Purpose of visit: Attending the Yalta European Strategy Conference, meetings with Ukrainian officials and members of civil society.
(Registered 22 September 2022)
8. Miscellaneous
On 26 February 2020, I received the Ukrainian Order of Merit (Third Class) from the President of Ukraine, care of Embassy of Ukraine (London), 60 Holland Park, London W11 3SJ. (Registered 11 March 2020)

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