Joanna Cherry

Shadow SNP Westminster Group Leader (Justice and Home Affairs)

Edinburgh South West Scottish National Party

Joanna Cherry’s voting in Parliament

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Last updated: 22 Feb 2017

Recent appearances

  • Higher Education and Research Bill 26 Apr 2017

    I pay tribute to my hon. Friend for her hard work on the Bill. Picking up on what she said about Scottish universities, Heriot-Watt University in my constituency, which has an outstanding international reputation, particularly in the fields of science and technology, recently announced cuts and redundancies. It specifically cited the Brexit effect, the Government’s immigration policies...
  • Higher Education and Research Bill 26 Apr 2017

    I visited Canada recently with a parliamentary delegation from the Scottish National party. Does my hon. Friend agree that Canada’s immigration policies, which encourage people to come to Canada and stay to contribute to the Canadian economy, could be a great model for the UK, rather than the very narrow path that the Government are intent on going down?
  • Digital Economy Bill: Unexplained wealth orders: England and Wales and Northern Ireland 26 Apr 2017

    I congratulate my hon. Friends the Members for Dumfries and Galloway (Richard Arkless) and for Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath (Roger Mullin) on contributing to putting some real teeth into this Bill. Does my hon. Friend the Member for Dumfries and Galloway agree that the Government’s compromise amendment 34 on sharing beneficial ownership information is not really a compromise at all, and...

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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

  • HM Treasury
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Department for Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • Department of Health
  • Taxation: Self-assessment
  • Children: Maintenance
  • Living Wage
  • Drugs: Licensing
  • State Retirement Pensions

Currently held offices

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

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  • Has spoken in 97 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Joanna Cherry’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 2 written questions in the last year — below 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 61.24% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well 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") 136 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 10 Apr 2017.

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)
Payments received from Digby Brown Solicitors, Causewayside House, 160 Causewayside, Edinburgh EH9 1PR:
26 March 2016, received £24,975 for legal services provided between May 2014 - April 2015. Hours: no hours since the Election. (Registered 19 April 2016)
29 May 2016, received £11,500 net of VAT for legal services provided between 18 March 2013 and 10 March 2015. Hours: no hours since the Election. (Registered 13 June 2016)
Payments received from Bonner Accident Law, 83 Graham Street, Airdrie ML6 6DE:
2 May 2016, received £1,000 for legal services provided between 20 April 2015 and 27 April 2015. Hours: no hours since the Election. (Registered 20 May 2016)
23 March 2016, received £183.19 from Thomsons Reuters/W Green, 21 Alva Street, Edinburgh EH2 4PS, for royalties on a book published before my election. Hours: no hours since the Election. (Registered 19 April 2016)
29 April 2016, received £25,225 from Balfour and Manson Solicitors, 54-66 Frederick Street, Edinburgh EH2 1LS, for legal services provided between 31 July 2013 and 19 March 2015. Hours: no hours since the Election. (Registered 20 May 2016)
Payments received from Brodies LLP, 15 Atholl Crescent, Edinburgh EH3 8HA:
28 February 2017, received £544.97 net of VAT for legal services provided between 23 April 2012 and 30 April 2015. Hours: no hours since the Election. (Registered 29 March 2017)
15 March 2017, received £23,340 net of VAT for legal services provided between 23 April 2012 and 30 April 2015. Hours: no hours since the Election. (Registered 29 March 2017)
31 March 2017, received £5,290.03 net of VAT for legal services provided between 23 April 2012 and 30 April 2015. Hours: no hours since the Election. (Registered 03 April 2017)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Human Appeal
Address of donor: Carrs Road, Cheadle, Manchester SK8 2BL

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): flights, accommodation, food and transport with a value of £1,350

Destination of visit: West Bank and Israel

Dates of visit: 6-10 October 2016

Purpose of visit: Fact finding visit organised by the Council for Arab-British Understanding and Human Appeal.

(Registered 18 October 2016)
Name of donor: Franco-British Colloque
Address of donor: Station House, Station Approach, East Horsley KT24 6QX

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Accommodation and hospitality with an approx. value of £600

Destination of visit: France

Date of visit: 26-27 January 2017

Purpose of visit: to attend the Franco-British Colloque’s 2017 Conference.

(Registered 15 March 2017)
8. Miscellaneous
Barrister, non-practising. (Registered 04 June 2015)

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