Paul Sweeney

Shadow Minister (Scotland)

Labour MP for Glasgow North East


Paul Sweeney’s voting in Parliament

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Last updated: 11 Feb 2019

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: Immigration Bill 20 Feb 2019

    The immigration Bill and the immigration White Paper go hand in hand. The Bill ends freedom of movement and the White Paper sets out the proposed immigration criteria once free movement ends. But the Secretary of State surely should be championing the pressing demographic and skills needs of Scotland at the Cabinet table. My first job in the shipyards, after graduating, paid £24,000. Many of...
  • Backbench Business: Santander Closures and Local Communities — [Philip Davies in the Chair] 14 Feb 2019

    My hon. Friend is making a very important point about the post offices. One of the justification for the Santander closures was, “Don’t worry. The bank service can transition over to the post office.” The Springburn post office has been put up for franchising and will be in the back of a grocery store somewhere. That is hardly a place that someone is going to go to take out a mortgage,...
  • Backbench Business: Santander Closures and Local Communities — [Philip Davies in the Chair] 14 Feb 2019

    It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Rosindell. I pay tribute to my constituency neighbour, the hon. Member for Glasgow East (David Linden), for securing this debate. He spoke very powerfully about the impact that these bank closures will have on the city of Glasgow and further afield. As I listened to my constituency neighbour’s comments, I reflected on the picture in...

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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

  • Home Office
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Ministry of Defence
  • Scotland Office
  • Department for International Development
  • Asylum: Housing
  • Warships: Shipbuilding
  • Developing Countries: Females
  • Universal Credit
  • Immigration: Appeals

Currently held offices

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

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 18 Feb 2019.

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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