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Joanna Cherry’s voting in Parliament
Joanna Cherry 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 Joanna Cherry’s votes.
Voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2016
Consistently voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
0 votes for, 2 votes against, between 2016–2020
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 a more proportional system for electing MPs Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, 2 absences, between 2016–2020
Consistently voted against replacing Trident with a new nuclear weapons system Show votes
0 votes for, 4 votes against, in 2016
Voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2016
Last updated: 20 Jul 2020.
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Joanna Cherry has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.
I will not speak for long, because I have already spoken at length this afternoon about issues of concern to the Scottish National party and the Joint Committee on Human Rights. I commend the Under-Secretary of State for Justice, the hon. Member for Croydon South (Chris Philp), on his hard work to pilot the Bill through its stages so far, and on having an open-door policy to my concerns and...
The Minister anticipates my objection, so perhaps I can refer him to what the assistant chief constable said in response to me during the evidence session on 25 June. I asked: “So where there is a rapidly escalating situation or where there is a need to manage sensitive material, we already have available to us the option of a new variant TPIM without changing the standard of proof.” and...
I hear what the hon. Lady says, but that is what the current TPIM regime is designed to do—to anticipate risk and to keep a close eye on people who have not committed an offence yet in a way that could mean that they are prosecuted, but who may be a risk to our safety. She gives, for example, the problem of people returning from Syria. That is clearly a significant problem, but it has...
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Scottish National Party MP for Edinburgh South West
Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election
Topics of interest
Joanna Cherry campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Home Office
- Ministry of Justice
- Department for Transport
- HM Treasury
- Department for Work and Pensions
- Human Rights Act 1998
- Channel Ferries: Freight
- Taxation: Self-assessment
- Immigration: Domestic Violence
- Economic Growth: Coronavirus
Currently held offices
- Member, Committee on the Future Relationship with the European Union (since 2 Mar 2020)
- Member, Human Rights (Joint Committee) (since 2 Mar 2020)
- 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, Human Rights (Joint Committee) (6 Nov 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
- Member, Committee on the Future Relationship with the European Union (11 Sep 2017 to 6 Nov 2019)
- Member, Committee on the Future Relationship with 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: 10 Aug 2020.
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)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP
but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Flagship Media Group
Address of donor: Flagship House, C3 Westbank Drive, Belfast BT3 9LA
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000 to my election campaign
Donor status: limited liability partnership
(Registered 16 January 2020)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK
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, accommodation and transport while attending the Franco-British Colloque’s 2020 Conference held in the UK, value £901.57
Date received: 16 - 18 January 2020
Date accepted: 16 January 2020
Donor status: company, registration 06913437
(Registered 04 March 2020)
Barrister, non-practising. (Registered 04 June 2015)
Along with Jo Maugham QC
and Vince Dale, from 8 September 2019 I have been part of legal action in the Court of Session
which is intended to ensure that the Prime Minister
complies with the EU
Withdrawal (No.2) Act (known as the Benn Act
). The action is funded by Vince Dale. (Registered 21 October 2019)
View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register
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