Stephen Gethins

MP, North East Fife

North East Fife Scottish National Party

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Last updated: 22 Feb 2017

Recent appearances

  • Treaty of Rome: 60th Anniversary 21 Mar 2017

    I am grateful to the Minister for his helpful and thoughtful comments. Will he take this opportunity to reflect on the education sector in particular? As I mentioned, the principal of St Andrew’s is visiting, along with a number of colleagues, and the university sector is important across the United Kingdom. It is an area of particular concern, and I would be grateful if the Minister...
  • Treaty of Rome: 60th Anniversary 21 Mar 2017

    The Minister will be aware from visiting the University of Glasgow, where I suspect he met Professor Anton Muscatelli, that there has been a debate among academia and the business community, and on a cross-party basis in Scotland, about having differential immigration systems in the UK. That could help to bridge the gap between England and Scotland on this issue. What consideration has his...
  • Treaty of Rome: 60th Anniversary 21 Mar 2017

    I beg to move, That this House has considered the 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome. It is good to be here today under your chairmanship, Ms Dorries. I think this is the second time that I have had the opportunity to do this. This week, as you will be aware, leaders from around Europe will gather in Rome to mark the 60th anniversary of the signing of the treaty of Rome. I thought that...

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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
  • Department for Environment
  • Food and Rural Affairs
  • Department for International Trade
  • RAF Leuchars
  • Syria: Armed Conflict
  • UK Membership of EU: Referendums
  • Fisheries
  • Overseas Aid

Currently held offices

  • Member, Foreign Affairs Sub-Committee (since 5 Jan 2016)
  • Member, Foreign Affairs Committee (since 8 Jul 2015)
  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Europe) (since 20 May 2015)

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  • Has spoken in 44 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Stephen Gethins’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 178 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 62.64% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — 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") 93 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 6 Mar 2017.

4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: German Marshall Fund of the United States
Address of donor: Voßstraße 20, 10117 Berlin

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): return economy flights from London to Athens £240.18; two nights hotel accommodation £279.58; transfers £67.90; total £587.46

Destination of visit: Athens

Date of visit: 12-14 April 2016

Purpose of visit: to participate in the Mercator European Dialogue (to discuss the future of European Union with parliamentarians from across the EU).

(Registered 21 April 2016)
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)
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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