Joanna Cherry

Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Justice and Home Affairs)

Scottish National Party MP for Edinburgh South West


Joanna Cherry’s voting in Parliament

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Last updated: 19 Nov 2018

Recent appearances

  • Exiting the European Union: Meaningful Vote 11 Dec 2018

    I thank the right hon. Gentleman—he is being very generous. A moment ago, he said that the only way to take the risk of no deal off the table was to ratify the deal. I know that he is a very honest man. Surely he must acknowledge that there is a third way as a result of yesterday’s decision by the European Court of Justice, namely to revoke the article 50 notice. He may not wish to do...
  • European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018: Statutory Obligations on Ministers 11 Dec 2018

    This is a Government who have been found in contempt of Parliament and who continue to demonstrate their contempt for parliamentary democracy on a daily basis. Clearly, they prefer to communicate with MPs through the lobby briefings rather than on the Floor of this House, and they are trying to evade their legal responsibilities by failing to have the Attorney General here to answer this...
  • Points of Order 10 Dec 2018

    On a point of order, Mr Speaker. In response to my questions earlier, the Secretary of State said—at least I understood him to say this—that the United Kingdom Government had taken the same position as the Commission before the Court of Justice. My hon. Friend the Member for Glasgow South (Stewart Malcolm McDonald) challenged him on that. I am sure that the Secretary of State has now had...

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Scottish National Party MP for Edinburgh South West

Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election

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Topics of interest

Joanna Cherry campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Home Office
  • HM Treasury
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Department for Digital
  • Culture
  • Media and Sport
  • Department for Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Taxation: Self-assessment
  • Immigration: Domestic Violence
  • Children: Maintenance
  • Living Wage
  • Drugs: Licensing

Currently held offices

  • Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee) (since 6 Nov 2017)
  • Member, Committee on Exiting the European Union (since 11 Sep 2017)
  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Justice and Home Affairs) (since 20 Jun 2017)
  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Justice) (since 20 Jun 2017)
  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Home Affairs) (since 20 Jun 2017)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Committee on Exiting the European Union (31 Oct 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Shadow SNP Westminster Group Leader (Justice and Home Affairs) (13 May 2015 to 20 Jun 2017)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 3 Dec 2018.

1. Employment and earnings
As a QC and member of the Faculty of Advocates, I will continue to receive payments for legal services rendered before my election. (Registered 04 June 2015)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Diva Magazine / Twin Media Group Ltd
Address of donor: Room 32, Spectrum House, 32-34 Gordon House Road, London NW5 1LP

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: Attendance at the DIVA Literary Festival including tickets and accommodation, total value £370

Date received: 3-5 November 2017

Date accepted: 3 November 2017

Donor status: company, registration 10207749

(Registered 01 December 2017)
Name of donor: Franco-British Colloque
Address of donor: 86 East Lane, West Horsley, Leatherhead KT24 6LQ

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: food and accommodation while attending the Franco-British Colloque’s 2018 Conference, total value £777.60

Date received: 18-19 January 2018

Date accepted: 18 January 2018

Donor status: company, registration 06913437

(Registered 01 February 2018)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Diplocat, the Public Diplomacy Council of Catalonia
Address of donor: Casa de les Punxes, Av. Diagonal, 420 2n 1a, 08037 Barcelona

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, hotel accommodation and meals with a value of £890

Destination of visit: Barcelona

Dates of visit: 29 September - 2 October 2017

Purpose of visit: APPG on Catalonia visit to observe the referendum process in Catalonia on 1 October 2017.

(Registered 25 October 2017; updated 22 December 2017)
8. Miscellaneous
Barrister, non-practising. (Registered 04 June 2015)

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