Martin Whitfield

MP, East Lothian

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East Lothian Labour

Martin Whitfield’s voting in Parliament

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Last updated: 5 Sep 2018

Recent appearances

  • Scallop Fishing: Bay of Seine: Business of the House 13 Sep 2018

    This weekend sees the conclusion of the Scottish Food and Drink Fortnight. On Tuesday, I had the great privilege of hosting a “Taste of East Lothian” event, which was enjoyed by Members from all parties and, indeed, people throughout the parliamentary estate. May we have a debate in Government time on the importance of the Scottish food and drink industry, particularly for small...
  • Written Answers — Treasury: Revenue and Customs: Forms 11 Sep 2018

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what the average time taken was HMRC to produce proof of employment history for applicants using form HMRC 07/18; what performance targets have been set for HMRC for the production of that evidence; and how many and what proportion of applications did not meet those targets.
  • Yemen: Legislating for the Withdrawal Agreement 10 Sep 2018

    It is a pleasure to follow the right hon. Member for Wokingham (John Redwood). This House finds itself, 18 months after article 50 was triggered, with the Government having no credible Brexit plan, no viable solution for avoiding a hard border in Northern Ireland, and apparently no majority in Parliament for the Chequers proposals. This debate comes on the same day as an e-petition debate in...

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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: 10 Sep 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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