Hugh Gaffney

Labour MP for Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill


Hugh Gaffney’s voting in Parliament

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Recent appearances

  • Prime Minister’s Statement: European Union (Withdrawal) Acts 19 Oct 2019

    Further to that point of order, Mr Speaker. Can you clarify whether the Queen’s Speech amendments—I have one on free TV licences—will still be considered on Monday? Will there be space in the timetable to hear those amendments?
  • Business of the House 17 Oct 2019

    This week, the Communication Workers Union made history when it voted overwhelmingly in favour of strike action against Royal Mail: 97% voted in favour of strike action on a turnout of 76%, defying the undemocratic Trade Union Act 2016. Will the Leader of the House stand with those postal workers as they fight for their jobs and terms and conditions, and against a proposed sale of...
  • Petition - University Hospital Monklands 16 Oct 2019

    I rise to present a petition on behalf of residents of Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill. The petition states: The petition of residents of Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill, Declares that the Scottish Government’s Cabinet Secretary for Health and Sport Jeane Freeman’s unilateral executive decision to remove the current site of University Hospital Monklands as an option for the location...

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Labour MP for Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill

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
  • Department for Business
  • Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • Home Office
  • Universal Credit
  • Brexit: Scotland
  • Universal Credit: Scotland
  • Borders: Northern Ireland
  • Immigration: EU Nationals

Currently held offices

  • Member, Scottish Affairs Committee (since 11 Sep 2017)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 30 Sep 2019.

1. Employment and earnings
Until 1 July 2019, Councillor, North Lanarkshire Council, Civic Centre, Windmillhill Street, Motherwell ML1 1AB. I received an annual allowance of £16,927, which was donated to charity. Hours: 10-50 hrs a week. (Registered 31 July 2017; updated 03 July 2019)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: The Communication Workers Union
Address of donor: 150 The Broadway, Wimbledon SW19 1RX

Amount of donation, or nature and value if donation in kind: £3,000

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 21 March 2019)
8. Miscellaneous
Royal Mail Employee, on a five year career break (unpaid) from 9 June 2017 until 9 June 2022. I also hold employee shares which are below the registrable threshold. (Registered 29 June 2017)

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