Brendan O'Hara

Former MP, Argyll and Bute

Argyll and Bute Scottish National Party

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Recent appearances

  • Business of the House 20 Apr 2017

    I return once again to the national shipbuilding strategy. We have been told since last summer that it is imminent, most recently on 8 February, when the Under-Secretary of State for Defence, the hon. Member for West Worcestershire (Harriett Baldwin), assured Parliament: β€œIt will be published in spring 2017.”—[Official Report, 8 February 2017; Vol. 621, c. 174WH.] Can...
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Armed Forces: Education 19 Apr 2017

    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what mandatory education is provided to armed forces personnel aged 16 or 17-years old who are not undertaking an apprenticeship in order to ensure that they complete 280 guided learning hours per year towards accredited qualifications.
  • Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Army: Recruitment 19 Apr 2017

    To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what proportion of enlisted army recruits aged (a) under and (b) over 18-years old have a background in the care system.

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Former Scottish National Party MP for Argyll and Bute

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

Brendan O'Hara campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Ministry of Defence
  • Department for International Development
  • Department for Business
  • Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • Department for Transport
  • Clyde Naval Base: Military Police
  • Trident Missiles: Testing
  • Submarines
  • Submarines: Accidents
  • Syria: Armed Conflict

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow SNP Westminster Group Leader (Defence) (20 May 2015 to 3 May 2017)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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  • Has spoken in 52 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Brendan O'Hara’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 76 written questions in the last year — above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 62.10% 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 18–19 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 130 people are tracking this MP
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 74 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 May 2017.

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: The Scotch Whisky Association
Address of donor: Quartermile Two, 2 Lister Square, Edinburgh EH3 9GL

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: as part of an APPG on Scotch Whisky fact-finding visit to Islay, travel, accommodation and subsistence with a value of £379.41

Date received: 7-8 October 2016

Date accepted: 7 October 2016

Donor status: company, registration SC035148

(Registered 21 October 2016)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: US Mission to NATO
Address of donor: c/o US Embassy, 24 Grosvenor Square, London W1A 2LQ

Amount of donation: Airfares, local travel, food and accommodation, with a total value of £1,260

Destination of visit: Brussels, Belgium

Date of visit: 30 May - 1 June 2016

Purpose of visit: Visit to US Mission to NATO in Brussels and SHAPE headquarters in Mons.

(Registered 15 June 2016)
Name of donor: Armed Forces Parliamentary Trust
Address of donor: House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): return flights to Calgary, AFPT hosted supper and sundries, total approx. value £750

Destination of visit: British Army Training Unit Suffield, Canada

Date of visit: 25-28 August 2016

Purpose of visit: As part of the Armed Forces Parliamentary Scheme.

(Registered 29 September 2016)
Name of donor: United Arab Emirates Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Address of donor: Al Bateen, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): travel and accommodation with a value of £3,500

Destination of visit: United Arab Emirates

Dates of visit: 1-7 April 2017

Purpose of visit: As part of the UAE APPG, to meet with Government Ministers, Members of the Federal National Council and senior business figures to build on the bilateral relationship and promote trade and investment ties.

(Registered 24 April 2017)
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
Director and shareholder of Oh! Television; a television production company. The company has not traded. (Registered 11 January 2016)
9. Family members employed and paid from parliamentary expenses
I employ my wife, Catherine O'Hara, as part time Constituency Assistant. (Registered 19 January 2016)

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