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: 11 Feb 2019

Recent appearances

  • Northern Ireland Backstop 19 Feb 2019

    This morning, France’s Europe Minister, Nathalie Loiseau, said that there will be no renegotiation of the withdrawal agreement. In saying that, she was simply echoing what has been said repeatedly by Donald Tusk, Jean-Claude Juncker, Angela Merkel, Emmanuel Macron and Leo Varadkar. That was the position made crystal clear to the Select Committee on Exiting the European Union when we met...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Transport: Topical Questions 14 Feb 2019

    On Monday, the Secretary of State justified the non-competitive tendering process for Seaborne Freight by referring to a “change in the assumptions”. Would he care to elaborate on exactly what he meant by that? Does he think that that defence will stand up in court?

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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 Transport
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Department for Digital
  • Culture
  • Media and Sport
  • Channel Ferries: Freight
  • Taxation: Self-assessment
  • Immigration: Domestic Violence
  • Children: Maintenance
  • Living Wage

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

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 4 Feb 2019.

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)
19 December 2018, received £150 from the Herald and Times / Newsquest Media Group, 200 Renfield Street, Glasgow, G2 3QB, for an article. Hours: 2 hrs.
(Registered 09 January 2019)
7 January 2019, received £600 from ITV Services Ltd, Trafford Wharf Road, Trafford M17 1FZ, for appearing on University Challenge. Hours: 8 hrs.
(Registered 11 January 2019)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
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: KPMG Ireland
Address of donor: 90 South Mall, Centre, Cork, Ireland

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights, hotel, evening meal, value £415

Destination of visit: Cork, Ireland

Date of visit: 22 November 2018

Purpose of visit: Speaking event at Cork Chamber of Commerce.

(Registered 07 January 2019)
8. Miscellaneous
Barrister, non-practising. (Registered 04 June 2015)

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