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Martin Whitfield

MP, East Lothian

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East Lothian Labour

Martin Whitfield’s voting in Parliament

Martin Whitfield is a Labour MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Labour MPs.

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Last updated: 13 Jun 2018

Recent appearances

  • Backbench Business: Banking Sector Failures — [Mr Peter Bone in the Chair] 12 Jul 2018

    I thank the Backbench Business Committee again for facilitating this debate. To pick up on the point about the anger that is felt across both sides of the House, the relatively small number of speakers in the debate in no way reflects the deep, passionate anger, annoyance and empathy that MPs feel for their constituents who have been victims. It is incredibly telling, and it is with huge...
  • Backbench Business: Banking Sector Failures — [Mr Peter Bone in the Chair] 12 Jul 2018

    On that point, does the Minister accept that there is an inherent conflict of interest in the situation whereby we have a bank, what I will call a limited company, and individual shareholders? We have the bank instructing the professionals who then deal with the company, and that less than virtuous circle leads to an almost inherent conflict of interest for professional groups: the lawyers,...
  • Backbench Business: Banking Sector Failures — [Mr Peter Bone in the Chair] 12 Jul 2018

    I take the opportunity to pay tribute to my immediate predecessor, who worked with the APPG on the forerunner to this report. I am sure that this is the case, but does the Scottish National party agree on the need for a financial transactions tribunal along the lines of employment tribunals, which carry so much public confidence?

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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: 2 Jul 2018.

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)
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)
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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