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: 18 Dec 2017

Recent appearances

  • Carillion 15 Jan 2018

    The collapse of Carillion is the most appalling epitome of the worst kind of lemon socialism and corporate welfare, in which the socialisation of losses is underwritten by the state while private profits from state assets are siphoned off to shareholders. Given that these companies are responsible for huge swathes of critical national infrastructure and service provision, will the Minister...
  • National Security Capability Review 15 Jan 2018

    The House learned from the defence debate on Thursday that one of the cruxes of the issue of defence budget pressures is the fact that the defence rate of inflation is considerably higher than the national rate. Year on year, it erodes the purchasing power of defence. However, the Ministry of Defence and the Treasury stopped measuring the defence inflation rate last year. As part of the...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Defence: Fleet Solid Support Ships 15 Jan 2018

    If he will make an assessment of the potential merits of holding a UK-only competition to design and construct the new fleet solid support ships for the Royal Fleet Auxiliary.

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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

  • Ministry of Defence
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Scotland Office
  • Department for Business
  • Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Cabinet Office
  • Warships: Shipbuilding
  • Green Deal Scheme
  • Universal Credit
  • Joint Ministerial Committee on EU Negotiations
  • HMS Ocean

Currently held offices

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

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 8 Jan 2018.

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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