Brendan O'Hara

Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Culture and Media)

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Argyll and Bute Scottish National Party

Brendan O'Hara’s voting in Parliament

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Last updated: 12 Sep 2017

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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
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • Department for Digital
  • Culture
  • Media and Sport
  • Department for Business
  • Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Clyde Naval Base: Military Police
  • Trident Missiles: Testing
  • Submarines
  • Submarines: Accidents
  • Syria: Armed Conflict

Currently held offices

  • Member, Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee (since 11 Sep 2017)
  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Culture and Media) (since 20 Jun 2017)

Other offices held in the past

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

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  • Has spoken in 54 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Brendan O'Hara’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 66 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 89.58% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — 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") 88 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Nov 2017.

4. Visits outside the UK
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)
Name of donor: APPG for the Polar Regions, with sponsorship from the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation and the Mamont Foundation
Address of donor: House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights £460.20; travel around Svalbard £454.21; accommodation and food £449.63; £1,364.04 in total

Destination of visit: Svalbard, Norway

Dates of visit: 28 August to 1 September 2017

Purpose of visit: to visit British scientists at the NERC Arctic Research Station at Ny-Alesund and to learn more about Britain's contribution to polar science (Registered 27 September 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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