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Brendan O'Hara’s voting in Parliament
Brendan O'Hara 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 Brendan O'Hara’s votes.
Almost always voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
7 votes for, 0 votes against, 1 absence, between 2015–2016.
Consistently voted against a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Show votes
0 votes for, 4 votes against, between 2015–2016.
Voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2016.
Consistently voted against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
0 votes for, 4 votes against, in 2016.
Has never voted on reducing central government funding of local government
Almost always voted for more EU integration Show votes
62 votes for, 6 votes against, 15 absences, between 2017–2020.
Last updated: 29 Sep 2020.
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To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if she will set out a timetable for the activation of all Emergency Services Network sites.
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 13 July 2020 to Question 71074, on Emergency Services Network: Strathconon, what steps her Department has taken to look at cases where there may be a particular case for early activation due to community need, as well as potential funding sources to enable that.
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answer of 13 July 2020 to Question 71074, on Emergency Services Network: Strathconon, if she will take steps to allocate funding to extended area services sites across Argyll and Bute as soon as possible.
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Scottish National Party MP for Argyll and Bute
Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election
Topics of interest
Brendan O'Hara campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Ministry of Defence
- Commonwealth and Development Office
- Home Office
- Foreign and Commonwealth Office
- Department for Digital
- Media and Sport
- Whisky: USA
- Clyde Naval Base: Military Police
- Trident Missiles: Testing
- Overseas Aid
Currently held offices
- Shadow SNP Deputy Spokesperson (Cabinet Office) (since 1 Feb 2021)
- Shadow SNP Spokesperson (International Human Rights and Conflict Resolution) (since 1 Mar 2020)
- Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Inclusive Society) (since 1 Jul 2018)
Other offices held in the past
- Member, DCMS Sub-Committee on Disinformation (12 Mar 2019 to 6 Nov 2019)
- Member, Culture, Media and Sport Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 12 Sep 2017)
- Member, Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee (11 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
- 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)
Previous MPs in this constituency
Public bill committees (Sittings attended)
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Register of Members’ Interests
Last updated: 1 Mar 2021.
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 full time Office Manager
. (Registered 19 January 2016; updated 08 October 2020)
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