Joanna Cherry

Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Justice and Home Affairs)

Edinburgh South West Scottish National Party

Joanna Cherry’s voting in Parliament

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Joanna Cherry

Last updated: 19 Apr 2017

Recent appearances

  • Terror Attacks 22 Jun 2017

    I add the voice of the Scottish National party to those who condemn the terrible attacks, and extend our sincere condolences to the families and friends of the dead and our best wishes for a full recovery to those injured. I welcome the Home Secretary back to her place and look forward to working with her on this and other important issues. The Finsbury Park attack reminds us that terrorism...
  • Grenfell Tower 22 Jun 2017

    I welcome the Prime Minister’s statement that the Government will pay for legal representation at the inquiry for those affected by the fire. Will she confirm that that means that not only victims but tenants’ groups will be given public funding for independent and separate legal representation sufficient to enable them to have a voice equal to that of local and national...
  • Debate on the Address: [1st Day] 21 Jun 2017

    Does my hon. Friend share my concern that the Scotland Office Minister who will be dealing with agriculture and fisheries will be a member of the House of Lords, and therefore not open to scrutiny by this House? Does he agree that it is a shame that the Prime Minister does not think the new Tories are of sufficient calibre to hold such a position?

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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

  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Justice and 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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  • Has spoken in 88 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Joanna Cherry’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 0 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.
  • 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 19–20 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") 137 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 2 May 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:
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)
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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