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Tommy Sheppard’s voting in Parliament
Tommy Sheppard is a Scottish National Party MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Scottish National Party MPs.
This is a random selection of Tommy Sheppard’s votes, where they voted similarly to their party.
Almost always voted for more EU integration Show votes
62 votes for, 6 votes against, 15 absences, between 2017–2020.
Consistently voted against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
0 votes for, 4 votes against, in 2016.
Voted against fewer MPs in the House of Commons Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, 2 absences, between 2016–2020.
Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
0 votes for, 19 votes against, 4 absences, between 2015–2016.
Voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2016.
Consistently voted against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
0 votes for, 4 votes against, between 2015–2016.
Last updated: 12 Oct 2020.
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My hon. Friend is making an excellent humanitarian case against aspects of the Bill. Does he agree that when the Government reject that argument, it will fuel the case for Scotland to become a politically independent country so that it can build a different immigration system on the basis of fairness and international solidarity, rather than prejudice and paranoia?
I had hoped for something better, especially from this Minister, and I think that a great many people will have been disappointed by his statement. Rather than bringing fresh thinking to the problem, he is doubling down on the failed strategies of the past. He knows that the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 is not fit for purpose—he has already accepted that it constrains and compromises his...
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what discussions she (a) has had or (b) is scheduled to have with the Government of Chile on the protection of the rights of women and minorities.
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Scottish National Party MP for Edinburgh East
Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election
Topics of interest
Tommy Sheppard campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Cabinet Office
- Foreign and Commonwealth Office
- Home Office
- Department for Work and Pensions
- Commonwealth and Development Office
- 11 Downing Street: Repairs and Maintenance
- Hillsborough Castle
- Refugees: Children
- Fort Kinnaird: Sales
- Israel: Palestinians
Currently held offices
- Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Constitutional Affairs) (since 1 Feb 2021)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, Finance Committee (Commons) (9 Mar 2020 to 1 Mar 2021)
- Shadow SNP Leader of the House of Commons (7 Jan 2020 to 1 Feb 2021)
- Member, Scottish Affairs Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
- Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Scotland) (20 Jun 2017 to 7 Jan 2020)
- Shadow SNP Spokesperson (House of Lords) (20 Jun 2017 to 7 Jan 2020)
- Member, Committee of Privileges (28 Oct 2015 to 3 May 2017)
- Member, Committee on Standards (9 Sep 2015 to 3 May 2017)
- Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Cabinet Office) (20 May 2015 to 7 Jan 2020)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 29 Nov 2021.
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Commercial premises in Edinburgh, owned by Salt 'n' Sauce promotions Ltd (see category 7 below): (i). (Registered 04 June 2015)
Residential property in Edinburgh, owned by Salt 'n' Sauce promotions Ltd (see category 7 below): (i). (Registered 04 June 2015)
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
Salt 'n' Sauce Promotions Ltd; an entertainment company. (Registered 04 June 2015)
Until 1 July 2021, the Scottish Comedy Agency Ltd; organising and promoting comedy related entertainment. (Registered 19 February 2016; updated 01 July 2021)
Board Member (unpaid) of Common Weal, a 'think and do tank' campaigning for social and economic equality in Scotland. (Registered 06 September 2017)
From February 2017, Council member (unpaid) of the Scottish Independence Convention
, an umbrella group bringing together pro-independence parties, groups and organisations to promote the concept and ideals of an independent Scotland. (Registered 06 September 2017)
From September 2017, Honorary President
, a charity offering direct mentoring to minority ethnic communities in Edinburgh, the Lothians, Scottish Borders and Fife. (Registered 06 September 2017)
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