Lesley Laird

Shadow Secretary of State for Scotland

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Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath Labour

Lesley Laird’s voting in Parliament

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Last updated: 4 Dec 2017

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: Leaving the EU: Devolution 6 Dec 2017

    Let me first thank the Secretary of State and other Members for their condolences, on behalf of Jimmy Hood’s family. On Monday night, the Scottish Tories were herded through the Lobbies and told to trample all over the devolution settlement. Who issued those instructions, the Prime Minister or Ruth Davidson and the Secretary of State?
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: Leaving the EU: Devolution 6 Dec 2017

    I welcome that clarification, but the question was really “Why could the Secretary of State not have presented those amendments the other night?” Throughout Monday’s debate his Scottish colleagues acknowledged that there were deficiencies in the Bill, but were unable to name one. Will the Secretary of State now do what they could not? Will he tell us first what deficiencies...
  • Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit: Scotland 24 Nov 2017

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps have been taken by his Department to advertise the flexible payment options for universal credit in Scotland.

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Labour MP for Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath

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

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Topics of interest

  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • HM Treasury
  • Child Benefit: Repayments
  • Universal Credit
  • Universal Credit: Scotland
  • Jobcentres: Closures
  • Universal Credit: Christmas

Currently held offices

  • Shadow Secretary of State for Scotland (since 14 Jun 2017)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 27 Nov 2017.

1. Employment and earnings
29 June 2017, received £289.27 as a Councillor, Fife Council, North Street, Glenrothes KY7 5LT. Hours: none since my election. (Registered 05 July 2017)
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
Lesley Laird & Associates; consultancy, now inactive. (Registered 05 July 2017)
8. Miscellaneous
Director (unpaid) of Lesley Laird & Associates. (Registered 05 July 2017)
Councillor, Fife Council. Since 8 June 2017, I draw no allowances. (Registered 05 July 2017)

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