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

  • NHS Blood Cancer Care: Drug Consumption Rooms 17 Jan 2018

    Thank you, Ms Ryan, for your agile and dynamic chairing of this debate, and congratulations to the hon. Member for Inverclyde (Ronnie Cowan) on securing it. It is on a vital issue that we need to address in this House. The Glasgow safer drug consumption facility and heroin-assisted treatment pilot project were initially advocated by the Labour administration on Glasgow City Council. It was...
  • European Union (Withdrawal) Bill: Corresponding powers involving devolved authorities 16 Jan 2018

    Does my hon. Friend not agree that the game-changing arithmetic is with the Scottish Conservative bloc of 13 MPs, and if they come together, show some gumption and stand up for the national interest, they can actually turn this around and improve clause 11 today? There is nothing stopping them: they could overturn the DUP bloc and change this if they brought forward their own amendments.
  • European Union (Withdrawal) Bill: Corresponding powers involving devolved authorities 16 Jan 2018

    We all accept that having those joint frameworks is a desirable and necessary thing, but we are talking about the sequence in which that should be carried out. It is not necessary for us to wait for that to happen before amending clause 11 and making it fit for purpose now. Why do we not crack on and do it today? What is stopping us?

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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
  • Cabinet Office
  • Scotland Office
  • Department for Business
  • Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • 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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