Brendan O'Hara

MP, Argyll and Bute

Argyll and Bute Scottish National Party

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Last updated: 22 Feb 2017

Recent appearances

  • Budget Resolutions - Amendment of the Law 13 Mar 2017

    As my hon. Friend the Member for Aberdeen North (Kirsty Blackman) said so eloquently, there is so much wrong with the Budget that it is difficult to know where to start. In the little time available to me, I would like to look at the Chancellor’s decision to reinstate the alcohol duty escalator and raise duty by 4%. I should declare an interest as the chair of the all-party...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Defence: Royal Navy 13 Mar 2017

    Last week, there were reports of increased activity in the number of ships moving unchecked through UK waters having deliberately deactivated their tracking system. On one occasion, a Cypriot ship called in at Algeria and then moored off the coast of Islay in my constituency. With that increased level of suspicious activity and Scotland’s proximity to the high north and Arctic, does the...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Defence: Royal Navy 13 Mar 2017

    How can the Minister say that ships do not need to be based in Scotland to protect Scotland when the world’s hotspot is the high north and Arctic? Let me ask this again: does the Minister think that having no large Royal Navy surface ships based in Scotland is the best way to protect Scotland, and to meet our obligations to our Nordic neighbours and allies in the high north?

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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 Westminster Group Leader (Defence) (since 20 May 2015)

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  • Has spoken in 59 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Brendan O'Hara’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 70 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 62.53% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — 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.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 70 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 20 Mar 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)
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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