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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Last updated: 12 Sep 2017

Recent appearances

  • European Union (Withdrawal) Bill: Interpretation of retained EU law during transitional period 14 Nov 2017

    The Solicitor General is absolutely right to correct my rather loose use of language. My point is that the majority of references made to the Court of Justice are made as a result of litigation between individuals or businesses to determine their respective rights rather than, as the Government’s position paper suggested in the summer, between the United Kingdom and the EU. That is not...
  • European Union (Withdrawal) Bill: Interpretation of retained EU law during transitional period 14 Nov 2017

    That is what modern courts do. If the right hon. Gentleman cared to study the jurisprudence of the supreme courts of the United States, Australia or New Zealand, he would find that that is what courts in adversarial jurisdictions do. I sometimes wonder whether the right hon. Gentleman’s real objection, and those of his ilk on the Government Benches, is not to the European Union, but to...
  • European Union (Withdrawal) Bill: Interpretation of retained EU law during transitional period 14 Nov 2017

    I agree with my hon. Friend, and that is probably why the TUC supports my amendment. To keep rights up to similar international standards is particularly desirable in areas that require a degree of co-operation and reciprocity, such as consumer rights, equality protections and environmental standards. The Exiting the European Union Committee, of which I am a member, has heard much evidence...

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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 Business
  • Innovation and Skills
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • Taxation: Self-assessment
  • Children: Maintenance
  • Living Wage
  • Drugs: Licensing
  • Proof of Identity: EU Nationals

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)

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)

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  • Has spoken in 94 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs. See all Joanna Cherry’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 3 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 85.71% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — 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 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") 170 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Nov 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 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)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Gerard Burns
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: paintings valued at £23,000, donated for an auction for my benefit and that of four other candidates; my local party received a 20% share

Status of donor: individual

(Registered 07 July 2017)
4. Visits outside the UK
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)
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): For a member of staff and myself, 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)
8. Miscellaneous
Barrister, non-practising. (Registered 04 June 2015)

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