Paul Sweeney

Shadow Minister (Scotland)

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Glasgow North East Labour

Paul Sweeney’s voting in Parliament

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Last updated: 12 Sep 2017

Recent appearances

  • Zimbabwe 15 Nov 2017

    If there is to be a transition, I share the Foreign Secretary’s hope that it will be peaceful. Does he know whether the opposition parties have had any involvement in recent hours, or if there is capacity for the opposition parties to be involved in any transitional arrangements? Or is it too early to say?
  • Referendum on Scottish Independence — [Mr Adrian Bailey in the Chair] 13 Nov 2017

    I point out that the independence White Paper only promised that two offshore patrol vessels would be built in Scotland in the event of independence, so anything more than two OPVs is a bonus for the Clyde. I ran the whole campaign on the basis of the shipbuilding industry in the Clyde, because it involved 30 years of guaranteed work and a world-class shipbuilding facility. Although there are...
  • Referendum on Scottish Independence — [Mr Adrian Bailey in the Chair] 13 Nov 2017

    It is an honour to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Bailey. I will keep my remarks brief so that progress can be made in the debate. I just want to offer a few reflections on my experience of the last Scottish independence referendum and on the era in which I grew up. As a relatively young Member of Parliament, I came of age politically in the era of devolution. I remember the great spirit...

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Labour MP for Glasgow North East

Entered the House of Commons on 9 June 2017 — General election

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Topics of interest

  • Department for Culture
  • Media and Sport
  • Gaming Machines and Social Responsibility Measures Review
  • Television: Licensing

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Minister (Scotland) (since 3 Jul 2017)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Nov 2017.

8. Miscellaneous
Army Reservist. Any payment is made pro-rata when engaged on service/duty. (Registered 06 July 2017)
Trustee of Springburn Winter Gardens Trust. (Registered 06 July 2017)
Trustee of Glasgow University Union. (Registered 06 July 2017)
Councillor (unpaid), Institution of Engineers and Shipbuilders in Scotland. (Registered 06 July 2017)

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