Brendan O'Hara

Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Culture and Media)

Argyll and Bute Scottish National Party

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Last updated: 29 Jun 2017

Recent appearances

  • Humanitarian Situation in Mosul 12 Jul 2017

    Last November, I raised the plight of the thousands of Yazidi women and children who were being held in slavery by Daesh in Mosul. I asked the Government whether they would seek to provide specialist psychological care once the liberation of Mosul had been completed. Will the Minister tell me what plans the Government are putting in place, now that Daesh has been driven from the city, to...
  • Renewable Energy Generation: Island Communities — [Sir David Amess in the Chair] 4 Jul 2017

    This issue is also very dear to my hon. Friend the Member for Na h-Eileanan an Iar (Angus Brendan MacNeil), who has been unavoidably delayed while travelling here today. He is very concerned, as I am. Given the promises made in the Tory manifesto and by Tory candidates at the general election, when will the Government act to introduce an island CfD? The lack of a CfD and the locational...
  • 21ST Century Fox/Sky Merger 29 Jun 2017

    I thank the Secretary of State for advance sight of her statement. As the Ofcom report rightly reflects, the public have serious concerns about the concentration of media ownership in fewer and fewer hands. We welcome the fact that the Secretary of State is minded to refer this to the Competition and Markets Authority on the grounds of diminishing plurality in the UK media. In doing so, she...

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Scottish National Party MP for Argyll and Bute

Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General 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

Currently held offices

  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Culture and Media) (since 20 Jun 2017)

Other offices held in the past

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

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  • Has spoken in 50 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Brendan O'Hara’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 75 written questions in the last year — well 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 100.00% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 76 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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