Brendan O'Hara

Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Inclusive Society)

Scottish National Party MP for Argyll and Bute

@brendanoharasnp https://facebook.com/BrendanOHaraSNP

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Last updated: 19 Dec 2018

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  • Future Immigration 19 Dec 2018

    Will the Home Secretary confirm that, in preparing this White Paper, careful cognisance was given to the needs of every part of the United Kingdom? That being so, can he explain exactly what part the rural west of Scotland—a fragile, low-wage economy in an area that desperately needs more people—played in shaping his thinking?
  • Bill Presented: EU Withdrawal Agreement 18 Dec 2018

    My right hon. Friend is making an excellent speech and painting a very bleak picture of the mess the UK is getting itself into. Under normal circumstances, the Prime Minister would be long gone by now. Given that no one else wants the job, not even the flip-flopping, Brexit-enabling Leader of the Opposition, does my right hon. Friend agree that Scotland’s future lies squarely as an...
  • Public Bill Committee: Fisheries Bill: Fishing co-operatives 17 Dec 2018

    Further to that point of order, Mr Gray. I associate the Scottish National party with the previous comments. Our sincere thanks to the Clerks and all hon. Members who have made this such an interesting, good-natured and serious Committee investigation of the Fisheries Bill. As everyone does, I wish the Minister the best of luck in his endeavours when he meets the rest of his EU counterparts....

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

  • Ministry of Defence
  • Department for Digital
  • Culture
  • Media and Sport
  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Department for International Development
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • Clyde Naval Base: Military Police
  • Trident Missiles: Testing
  • Submarines
  • Submarines: Accidents
  • Syria: Armed Conflict

Currently held offices

  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Inclusive Society) (since 1 Jul 2018)
  • Member, Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee (since 11 Sep 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Culture, Media and Sport Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 12 Sep 2017)
  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Culture and Media) (20 Jun 2017 to 17 May 2018)
  • Shadow SNP Westminster Group Leader (Defence) (20 May 2015 to 20 Jun 2017)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 7 Jan 2019.

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: BT
Address of donor: 81 Newgate Street, London EC1A 7AJ

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Two tickets with hospitality at the Six Nations Rugby match, with a total value of £1,200

Date received: 24 February 2018

Date accepted: 24 February 2018

Donor status: company, registration 4190816

(Registered 19 March 2018)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: (1) Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation (2) Mamont Foundation (3) WWF UK (4) British Group Inter-Parliamentary Union, all via the APPG for the Polar Regions.
Address of donor: (1) Villa Girasole, 16 Boulevard de Suisse, 98000, Monaco

(2) PO Box 472, St Julian’s Court, St Julian’s Avenue, St Peter Port, GY1 6AX, Guernsey, Channel Islands

(3) The Living Planet Centre, Rufford House, Brewery Rd, Woking GU21 4LL

(4) 6th Floor, Millbank House, 1 Millbank, Westminster, London SW1P 4RP

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): (1) £1,021.59

(2) £970.30 (3) £204.32 (4) £510.79

The APPG for the Polar Regions used these sums to meet the costs of flights, local travel, food, accommodation and tour fees, which together had a total value of approximately £2,707, after a personal contribution of £200.

Destination of visit: Greenland

Dates of visit: 24 – 30 August 2018

Purpose of visit: To establish and develop dialogue with the Parliament and Government of Greenland; promote awareness and understanding among UK Parliamentarians of challenges and opportunities facing Greenland as a consequence of environmental, geopolitical and economic change; to visit British scientists and learn more about Britain’s contribution to Arctic science.

(Registered 12 October 2018)
Name of donor: Medical Aid for Palestinians (which receives support from the Sir Joseph Hotung Charitable Settlement)
Address of donor: 33a Islington Park Street, London N1 1QB

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, accommodation, food and transport, with a total value of £1,570

Destination of visit: West Bank and Israel

Dates of visit: 17-21 September 2018

Purpose of visit: Fact finding visit organised by the Council for Arab-British Understanding and Medical Aid for Palestinians.

(Registered 12 October 2018)
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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