Stephen Gethins

Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Foreign and Commonwealth Office)

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North East Fife Scottish National Party

Stephen Gethins’s voting in Parliament

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Last updated: 12 Sep 2018

Recent appearances

  • EU Exit Negotiations 15 Nov 2018

    While it might be tempting to watch the much vaunted Tory Brexit festival, this is deeply serious stuff. The Prime Minister knows that according to her Treasury’s own analysis, every single one of her plans means people losing their jobs. So will she look at the plan which means our losing the least number of jobs, which is the least damaging, and which may, unlike her plan, win...
  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Equality 9 Nov 2018

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, how many projects funded his Department are focused on gender equality programmes.
  • Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Burma: Rohingya 9 Nov 2018

    To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, whether the Government plans to support the imposition of trade sanctions on the state of Myanmar as a result of alleged war crimes being committed by its military on the Rohingya people.

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Scottish National Party MP for North East Fife

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

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Topics of interest

Stephen Gethins campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • Department for International Development
  • Department for Exiting the European Union
  • Home Office
  • Department for Business
  • Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Immigration: EU Nationals
  • UK Trade with EU
  • International Assistance: Security
  • Personal Records: Data Protection
  • Research

Currently held offices

  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (since 1 Jul 2018)
  • Member, Foreign Affairs Committee (since 11 Sep 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (International Affairs and Europe) (20 Jun 2017 to 1 Jul 2018)
  • Member, Foreign Affairs Sub-Committee (5 Jan 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Foreign Affairs Committee (8 Jul 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Europe) (20 May 2015 to 20 Jun 2017)

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  • Has spoken in 61 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Stephen Gethins’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 91 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 70.43% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below 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 16–17 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") 161 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 29 Oct 2018.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from Ipsos MORI, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW, for surveys. Fees paid direct to charity:
17 August 2017, payment of £200. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 13 October 2017)
15 January 2018, payment of £200. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 22 January 2018)
22 March 2018, payment of £200. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 29 March 2018)
11 July 2018, payment of £200. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 11 July 2018)
Payments from ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for surveys. Fees paid direct to charities or organisations in my constituency:
8 January 2018, payment of £100. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 21 August 2018)
23 April 2018, payment of £75. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 21 August 2018)
22 May 2018, payment of £75. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 21 August 2018)
20 August 2018, payment of £75. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 21 August 2018)
17 September 2018, received £75. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 17 September 2018)
Payments from YouGov, 50 Featherstone Street, London EC1Y 8RT, for surveys. Fees paid direct to charities in my constituency:
21 March 2018, payment of £90. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 03 October 2018)
12 June 2018, payment of £80. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 03 October 2018)
1 August 2018, payment of £100. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 03 October 2018)
3 October 2018, payment of £60. Hours: 20 mins. (Registered 03 October 2018)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: German Marshall Fund of the United States
Address of donor: Voßstraße 20, 10117 Berlin

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Travel £722; one night’s hotel accommodation £132; total value £854

Destination of visit: Budapest

Dates of visit: 26-27 October 2017

Purpose of visit: To take part in a seminar with other European parliamentarians.

(Registered 09 November 2017)
Name of donor: United Arab Emirates Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Address of donor: Al Bateen, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Travel and accommodation with a value of £3,000

Destination of visit: United Arab Emirates

Dates of visit: 10-13 February 2018

Purpose of visit: Cross party group visit to attend the World Government Summit, meet with Government Ministers, Members of the Federal National Council and senior business figures.

(Registered 20 February 2018)
Name of donor: (1) Great Britain China Centre (with sponsorship from BP and Prudential) (2) International Liaison Department of the Chinese Communist Party (IDCPC)
Address of donor: (1) 15 Belgrave Square, London SW1X 8PS (2) No.4 Fuxing Road, Beijing

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): (1) Airfare £2,356; hotel and breakfast in Beijing and Wuhan £531.39; total £2,887.39 (2) train fare to Wuhan £95.76; food and drink (estimated at £60/day) £240; domestic travel (estimated at £10/day) £40; total £375.76

Destination of visit: Beijing and Wuhan, China

Dates of visit: 8-13 April 2018

Purpose of visit: To attend the 2018 UK-China Leadership Forum, organised by the Great Britain China Centre and IDCPC; to engage with Chinese Communist Officials on a broad range of topics and to strengthen UK-China bilateral relations.

(Registered 23 April 2018)
8. Miscellaneous
Adviser (unpaid) at Beyond Borders Scotland, a not-for profit organisation facilitating international dialogue and cultural exchange. (Registered 01 September 2015)
When elected to the House on 7 May 2015, I automatically became an unremunerated trustee of the Links Trust, St Andrews. It manages the golf courses owned by the public around the town. As a trustee I receive a card entitling me to 25% discount in the golf course shops or restaurants. (Registered 13 April 2016)
On 21 December 2017, I received Christmas hampers, each valued at less than £300, from the Embassies of Iraq and Qatar. The foodstuff was donated to charity. (Registered 28 December 2017)
From 1 October 2018, a Trustee (unpaid) of the John Smith Trust, which seeks to promote good governance, social justice and the rule of law. (Registered 01 October 2018)

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