Martin Whitfield

MP, East Lothian

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East Lothian Labour

Martin Whitfield’s voting in Parliament

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Last updated: 12 Sep 2017

Recent appearances

  • Income Tax (Charge) 22 Nov 2017

    I welcome today’s announcement on VAT for Scottish police and fire services, but does my hon. Friend agree that the reinstatement of the VAT exemption comes far too late, because there have been added deductions for years and years?
  • Rural Communities in Scotland: Broadband — [Mr George Howarth in the Chair] 22 Nov 2017

    As always, it is an honour to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Howarth. I congratulate my constituency neighbour, the hon. Member for Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk (John Lamont), on securing this debate. He has spoken eloquently about the importance to his constituency and Scotland of the roll-out of broadband. Unfortunately, I believe some others—possibly people who have...
  • Rural Communities in Scotland: Broadband — [Mr George Howarth in the Chair] 22 Nov 2017

    I wholeheartedly agree. Broadband is now an essential; it is not a luxury. It is one of the things that matrix together our communities, particularly those that are facing other challenges such as school closures, community cuts and local authority cuts.

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Labour MP for East Lothian

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

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Topics of interest

  • Department for International Trade
  • Department for Digital
  • Culture
  • Media and Sport
  • Department for Business
  • Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • HM Treasury
  • Bombardier: USA
  • Energy: Meters
  • Digital Technology
  • Credit Reference Agencies: Disclosure of Information

Currently held offices

  • Member, Science and Technology Committee (Commons) (since 11 Sep 2017)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Nov 2017.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from East Lothian Council, John Muir House, Haddington, East Lothian EH41 3HA, for work as a teacher:
30 June 2017, received £1,808.14. Hours: none since my election. (Registered 05 July 2017)
26 June 2017, received £399.92 for teaching an after school club. Hours: none since my election. (Registered 05 July 2017)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: George Thomson
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 05 July 2017)
Name of donor: Lord Matthew Oakeshott
Address of donor: private

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £5,000

Donor status: individual

(Registered 05 July 2017)
3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: Musselburgh Racecourse
Address of donor: Musselburgh, East Lothian EH21 7RG

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: badge for the racecourse with a value of £440

Date received: 17 June 2017

Date accepted: 18 June 2017

Donor status: other

(Registered 05 July 2017)
8. Miscellaneous
Council Member of the General Teaching Council of Scotland. (Registered 05 July 2017)
Trustee of the Burke-Veitch Scholarship. (Registered 05 July 2017)
Trustee Treasurer of Friends of Cuthill Park. (Registered 05 July 2017)
Trustee of Garden Elf. (Registered 05 July 2017)

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