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: 5 Feb 2019

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Universal Credit: Fife 13 Feb 2019

    To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment her Department has made of the effect of the roll-out of universal credit in Fife on provision of services for lone parents and disadvantaged families by (a) local authorities and (b) third sector organisations.
  • Written Answers — Department for Transport: Driving: Licensing 22 Jan 2019

    To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what recent steps the (a) Government and (b) DVLA has taken to ensure that people over 70 are assessed to ensure safety when driving.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: Defence Sector 16 Jan 2019

    I wish to start by adding my sentiments to those expressed by the Secretary of State on our wonderful sportsman Andy Murray. The Secretary of State has turned his back on Scotland’s great shipbuilding tradition by putting the fleet solid support contract out to international tender. He will no doubt trot out the line, “These are not warships”. However, the Minister of State for Defence,...

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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)

Previous MPs in this constituency

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 4 Feb 2019.

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)
14 December 2018, payment of £75 for a survey in October 2018. Hours: 45 mins. (Registered 03 January 2019)
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)
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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