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.
Almost always voted against a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Show votes
0 votes for, 18 votes against, 5 absences, between 2015–2016
Consistently voted for paying higher benefits over longer periods for those unable to work due to illness or disability Show votes
8 votes for, 0 votes against, between 2015–2016
Voted for a wholly elected House of Lords Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2016
Voted against an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Show votes
0 votes for, 1 vote against, in 2016
Has never voted on a more proportional system for electing MPs
Voted for removing hereditary peers from the House of Lords Show votes
1 vote for, 0 votes against, in 2016
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Last updated: 11 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...
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
Topics of interest
Joanna Cherry campaigned to remain in the European Union
- Home Office
- HM Treasury
- Department for Transport
- Department for Work and Pensions
- Department for Digital
- 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
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
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)
Barrister, non-practising. (Registered 04 June 2015)
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