Stephen Gethins

Former MP, North East Fife

North East Fife Scottish National Party

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Recent appearances

  • Exiting the European Union: Employment and Workers' Rights 27 Apr 2017

    After these questions, we go into a general election that, as the EU has already said, will make very little difference to its negotiations. It has a lot more to do with exploiting a civil war on the Labour Benches and preventing yet another civil war on the Tory Benches. In terms of workers’ rights, what about those who are currently in work? This week, Diageo announced that there...
  • Exiting the European Union: Employment and Workers' Rights 27 Apr 2017

    Well, I think the issue of job losses is very important. Will job losses be a priority?
  • Exiting the European Union: Employment and Workers' Rights 27 Apr 2017

    The reason that the SNP is outpolling the Tories so highly is that we are united in getting behind workers’ rights and getting a decent deal in Europe. The Secretary of State has put aside these negotiations for narrow political benefit, which he will not have in Scotland. What is he going to do about these threats to jobs?

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Former Scottish National Party MP for North East Fife

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

Left the House of Commons on 3 May 2017 — Dissolved for 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
  • Department for Environment
  • Food and Rural Affairs
  • Department for International Trade
  • RAF Leuchars
  • European Banking Authority: Scotland
  • Syria: Armed Conflict
  • UK Membership of EU: Referendums
  • Fisheries

Other offices held in the past

  • 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 3 May 2017)

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  • Has spoken in 40 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Stephen Gethins’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 189 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a medium number of messages sent via during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 61.67% 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.
  • 51 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 95 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 May 2017.

4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Foundation Institute for Eastern Studies / Office of the Economic Forum
Address of donor: 85 Solec Street, 00-382 Warsaw

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): two nights accommodation with an approx. value of £135. The cost of flights were met by a non-registrable source.

Destination of visit: Krynica, Poland

Date of visit: 7-8 September 2016

Purpose of visit: to speak at the Economic Forum on the UK Referendum result.

(Registered 30 September 2016)
Name of Donor: Friedrich Ebert Foundation
Address of Donor: 1023 15th Street NW, Suite 801, Washington, DC 20005

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): flights £3,887 and accommodation £449, total value £4,336

Destination of visit: Washington D.C, United States of America

Dates of Visit: 11-13 September 2016

Purpose of visit: Seminar and series of meetings with US officials and others on security issues along with other parliamentarians from EU countries.

(Registered 05 October 2016)
Name of donor: Remembering Srebrenica (Scotland)
Address of donor: c/o Turcan Connell, Princes Exchange, 1 Earl Grey Street, Edinburgh EH3 9EE

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): flights and accommodation with a value of £608

Destination of visit: Srebrenica

Dates of visit: 18-21 September 2016

Purpose of visit: for Educational and commemorative purposes.

(Registered 26 October 2016)
Name of donor: British Council
Address of donor: 10 Spring Gardens, London SW1A 2BN

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, accommodation and in-country transport with a value of £721.48

Destination of visit: Morocco

Dates of visit: 20 March to 2 April 2017

Purpose of visit: British Council APPG – Inquiry Committee Delegation Visit.

(Registered 27 April 2017)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
From 23 February 2016, a flat in Edinburgh, owned jointly with my wife: (i) and (ii). (Registered 25 February 2016)
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)

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