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 2018

Recent appearances

  • Social Care Funding 17 Oct 2018

    In my constituency, the Barchester Alexandra Court Care Home has closed, with 53 residents losing their places. That was because Glasgow City Council’s funding has been cut by 10%, yet the discretionary spend for Scottish companies has been cut by only 5%. Surely that is a disproportionate cut in social care in Scotland. Although the objectives are laudable, we have seen continued...
  • Universal Credit 17 Oct 2018

  • Universal Credit 17 Oct 2018

    On a point of order, Mr Speaker. I seek your advice on a concern that arose in the preceding debate. Whereas in my constituency when the full roll-out happens the number of people on universal credit will rise from 1,000 to 15,515, other Members hinted that in their constituencies that number would rise only to something like 5,000, so clearly massive differentials in casework will emerge. As...

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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
  • Home Office
  • Department for International Development
  • Scotland Office
  • Asylum: Housing
  • Warships: Shipbuilding
  • Developing Countries: Females
  • Immigration: Appeals
  • Developing Countries: Equality

Currently held offices

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

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 15 Oct 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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