Martin Whitfield

MP, East Lothian

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East Lothian Labour

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Last updated: 12 Sep 2018

Recent appearances

  • Leaving the European Union — [Sir Roger Gale in the Chair] 19 Nov 2018

    The hon. Gentleman is making a good point about the use of social media. I point out, with some disappointment, that there are Members in this Chamber who are tweeting about the competence and views of other Members in this Chamber. Is it not the case that, if we are going to improve the quality of debate and the confidence that members of the public have in us as their representatives, we...
  • Leaving the European Union — [Sir Roger Gale in the Chair] 19 Nov 2018

    Does my hon. Friend agree that there is a difference between a general election, in which parties stand on manifestos on a broad range of issues, and this referendum, which asked a very specific question? Today, we have a very different level of knowledge of what that specific question means, which was not available when the referendum took place.
  • Leaving the European Union — [Sir Roger Gale in the Chair] 19 Nov 2018

    It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Sir Roger, and to speak in this debate. When is a deal not a deal? When is an agreement just a draft agreement? Here we are, two years after triggering article 50, and Parliament now has before it a document of 500-plus pages that sets out how we will go about leaving the European Union, and a seven-page political declaration about our future...

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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 Business
  • Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Department for Transport
  • Department for International Trade
  • Department for Digital
  • Culture
  • Media and Sport
  • Social Security Benefits: Scotland
  • North Sea Oil: Pipelines
  • Roads: Safety
  • Universal Credit
  • Overseas Aid: Research

Currently held offices

  • Member, High Speed Rail (West Midlands - Crewe) Bill Select Committee (Commons) (since 5 Feb 2018)
  • Member, Science and Technology Committee (Commons) (since 11 Sep 2017)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 29 Oct 2018.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments from ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for surveys:
5 February 2018, payment of £100 for a survey in January 2018. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 18 October 2018)
5 April 2018, payment of £75 for a survey in February 2018. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 18 October 2018)
1 May 2018, payment of £75 for a survey in March 2018. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 18 October 2018)
4 June 2018, payment of £75 for a survey in June 2018. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 18 October 2018)
5 June 2018, payment of £75 for a survey in April 2018. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 18 October 2018)
13 July 2018, payment of £75 for a survey in May 2018. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 18 October 2018)
30 August 2018, payment of £75 for a survey in July 2018. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 18 October 2018)
Payments from YouGov, 50 Featherstone Street, London EC1Y 8RT, for surveys:
16 January 2018, payment of £60 for a survey in January 2018. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 18 October 2018)
7 March 2018, payment of £100 for a survey in £100 in February 2018. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 18 October 2018)
3 May 2018, payment of £80 for a survey in April 2018. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 18 October 2018)
15 July 2018, payment of £80 for a survey in May 2018. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 18 October 2018)
17 August 2018, payment of £70 for a survey in June 2018. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 18 October 2018)
23 August 2018, payment of £100 for a survey in July 2018. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 18 October 2018)
23 August 2018, payment of £60 for a second survey in July 2018. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 18 October 2018)
3 October 2018, payment of £60 for a survey in September 2018. Hours 30 mins. (Registered 26 October 2018)
23 October 2018, payment of £70 for a survey in September 2018. Hours 30 mins. (Registered 26 October 2018)
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)
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 in 2018, with an estimated value of £400

Date received: 15 January 2018

Date accepted: 15 January 2018

Donor status: other

(Registered 02 February 2018)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: BASF
Address of donor: BASF SE, Europahaus, Benckiserplatz 1, 67059 Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Germany

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights £401.02, hotel £124.39 and catering £189.58, total £714.99

Destination of visit: Ludwigshafen, Germany

Dates of visit: 19-20 July 2018

Purpose of visit: Educational visit to BASF production site organised by the Industry and Parliament Trust.

(Registered 14 August 2018)
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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