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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 selection of Tommy Sheppard’s votes.
Voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, 1 absence, between 2016–2020.
Generally voted for a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
2 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2015–2020.
Has never voted on reducing central government funding of local government
Consistently voted against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
0 votes for, 4 votes against, between 2015–2016.
Consistently voted against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
0 votes for, 4 votes against, in 2016.
Consistently voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
8 votes for, 0 votes against, between 2015–2016.
Last updated: 29 Sep 2020.
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Tommy Sheppard has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, how many contracts for polling public attitudes his Department has commissioned from Hanbury Strategy in each of the last three years.
To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps her Department is taking to raise awareness of bereavement support payment in order to increase uptake of that benefit.
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what recent assessment his Department has made of the financial capacity of the Palestinian Ministry of Health to purchase sufficient covid-19 vaccines for its population.
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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
- 11 Downing Street: Repairs and Maintenance
- Refugees: Children
- Hillsborough Castle
- Passports: British Nationals Abroad
- Fort Kinnaird: Sales
Currently held offices
- Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Constitutional Affairs) (since 1 Feb 2021)
- Member, Finance Committee (Commons) (since 9 Mar 2020)
Other offices held in the past
- 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: 1 Mar 2021.
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK
Name of donor: Centre for Turkey Studies
Address of donor: 2nd Floor, Elizabeth House, 39 York Road, London SE1 7NQ
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets to the British Kebab Awards
, value £432
Date received: 3 March 2020
Date accepted: 3 March 2020
Donor status: company, registration 07512777
(Registered 27 March 2020)
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)
The Scottish Comedy Agency Ltd; organising and promoting comedy related entertainment. (Registered 19 February 2016)
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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