Lesley Laird

Shadow Secretary of State for Scotland

Labour MP for Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath

@LesleyLaird

Lesley Laird’s voting in Parliament

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Last updated: 19 Nov 2018

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Treasury: Counter-terrorism: Scotland 3 Dec 2018

    To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, with reference to paragraph 5.27 of Budget 2018, how much of the £160 million allocated in 2019-20 for counter-terrorism policing will be spent on counter-terrorism in Scotland.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: Leaving the EU 28 Nov 2018

    May I begin by supporting the Secretary of State’s comments in relation to Lockerbie? The Secretary of State drew red lines for his support for the Brexit deal on the integrity of the UK and on fishing. Unless those things were protected, he would resign. The Prime Minister has come back with a deal that creates a border in the Irish sea and sells out Scottish fishermen. May I ask what the...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: Leaving the EU 28 Nov 2018

    The right hon. Gentleman knows my views, but judging by the looks on the faces of those sitting beside him, I do not think he has quite got the mood of the room. The reality is that the Secretary of State’s so-called red lines were written in invisible ink; they disappeared when the Prime Minister came back from Brussels. Labour will vote against the Prime Minister’s deal; it is a bad...

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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
  • Scotland Office
  • HM Treasury
  • Home Office
  • Treasury
  • Child Benefit: Repayments
  • Universal Credit: Scotland
  • State Retirement Pensions: Females
  • Scotland Office: Staff
  • Children: Maintenance

Currently held offices

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

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 3 Dec 2018.

1. Employment and earnings
14 February 2018, payment of £200 from Ipsos MORI, 3 Thomas More Square, London E1W 1YW, for completing a survey in November 2017. Hours: 1 hr. Fee paid direct to charity. (Registered 04 June 2018)
Payments from ComRes, 4 Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for completing surveys. All fees paid direct to charity:
5 January 2018, payment of £100 for a survey in November 2017. Hours: 1 hr. (Registered 16 July 2018)
14 March 2018, payment of £75 for a survey in February 2018. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 16 July 2018)
16 April 2018, payment of £75 for a survey in March 2018. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 16 July 2018)
22 May 2018, payment of £75 for a survey in April 2018. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 16 July 2018)
2 July 2018, payment of £75 for a survey in May 2018. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 16 July 2018)
26 October 2018, payment of £75 for a survey in September 2018. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 05 November 2018)
Payments from YouGov, 50 Featherstone Street, London EC1Y 8RT, for completing surveys. All fees paid direct to charity:
12 March 2018, payment of £60 for a survey in January 2018. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 16 July 2018)
27 March 2018, payment of £80 for a survey in February 2018. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 16 July 2018)
17 May 2018, payment of £30 for a survey in December 2017. Hours: 30 mins. (Registered 16 July 2018)
22 June 2018, payment of £80 for a survey completed in May 2018. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 16 July 2018)
5 July 2018, payment of £70 for a survey in June 2018. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 16 July 2018)
18 October 2018, payment of £70 for a survey in September 2017. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 05 November 2018)
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
Until 17 October 2017, Lesley Laird & Associates; consultancy, now dissolved. (Registered 05 July 2017; updated 20 July 2018)
8. Miscellaneous
Until 8 June 2018, Councillor, Fife Council. After 8 June 2017, I drew no allowances. (Registered 05 July 2017; updated 17 July 2018)

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