Deidre Brock

Former MP, Edinburgh North and Leith

Edinburgh North and Leith Scottish National Party

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  • Northern Ireland (Ministerial Appointments and Regional Rates) Bill 24 Apr 2017

    The Bill has not been amended and I have already indicated that in the current circumstances we will support it, but I just want to wish all the parties the very best in the negotiations. I sincerely hope that an agreement can be reached soon and that the institutions can be restored as soon as possible. Question put and agreed to. Bill accordingly read the Third time and passed.
  • Northern Ireland (Ministerial Appointments and Regional Rates) Bill 24 Apr 2017

    First, I associate myself with the Secretary of State’s comments about the terrible discovery that was made yesterday. I commend all the emergency services and the police for the tremendous efforts made on behalf of their community. I also echo his words about the shadow Secretary of State, the hon. Member for Blaydon (Mr Anderson), who is stepping down not only from this position but...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: Joint Ministerial Committee 19 Apr 2017

    Scotland voted to remain in the EU and the single market, but the Scottish Government’s paper that would have kept Scotland in the single market and the UK was roundly ignored by a Tory UK Government intent on pursuing a reckless hard Brexit. Will the Secretary of State tell us what personal action he took to convince the Prime Minister to take account of the views of the people of...

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Former Scottish National Party MP for Edinburgh North and Leith

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

Deidre Brock campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Home Office
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Cabinet Office
  • Department for Environment
  • Food and Rural Affairs
  • HM Treasury
  • Civil Servants: Pensions
  • Social Rented Housing: EU Nationals
  • Investment: Treaties
  • UK Membership of EU
  • Immigration: EU Nationals

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Scottish Affairs Committee (5 Sep 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Public Accounts Commission (4 Nov 2015 to 15 Nov 2016)
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee (7 Jul 2015 to 12 Sep 2016)
  • Shadow SNP Westminster Group Leader (Scottish Parliament/Scottish Government Liaison) (20 May 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Devolved Government Relations) (20 May 2015 to 3 May 2017)

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  • Has spoken in 61 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Deidre Brock’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 149 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 WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 66.17% 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 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 151 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 62 times in debates — well 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: Tynwald - Parliament of the Isle of Man
Address of donor: Legislative Buildings, Finch Rd, Douglas, Isle of Man IM1 3PW

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): accommodation £220 and hospitality £200, total value £420. The cost of flights were met by a non-registrable source.

Destination of visit: Douglas, Isle of Man

Date of visit: 3-5 July 2016

Purpose of visit: Guest at Tynwald Day celebrations.

(Registered 26 July 2016)
Name of donor: Swiss Foreign Ministry
Address of donor: Presence Switzerland PRS, Bundesgasse 32, 3003 Bern, Switzerland

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Travel and accommodation with an approx. value of £1,900

Destination of visit: Switzerland (Zurich, Bern, Lausanne, Geneva)

Dates of visit: 3-7 April 2017

Purpose of visit: Participation in a study trip to Switzerland (Swiss-EU relations, Swiss financial centre, Science and Innovation, International Geneva).

(Registered 02 May 2017)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
My partner and I have half share ownership (in total) of two flats in Edinburgh: (i). (Registered 05 June 2015)

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