Hugh Gaffney

MP, Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill

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Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill Labour

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Last updated: 18 Dec 2017

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Orkambi 8 Feb 2018

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of Kalydeco as a treatment for people with cystic fibrosis.
  • Written Answers — Scotland Office: Bridges: Scotland 7 Feb 2018

    To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, what discussions he has had with Cabinet colleagues on the viability of building a bridge from Scotland to the island of Ireland.
  • Committees: Jobcentre Closures 5 Feb 2018

    I think that this is sarcasm; we call it Glasgow banter. The Minister says the staff are happy, but that is not the feedback that we are getting. I am also concerned about disabled people who have had to travel for an extra half hour to the locations that the Minister is talking about. It costs £4.50 to use the local bus service, and many of those same people are going to food banks.

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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

  • Prime Minister
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Department for Business
  • Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • Department for International Development
  • Universal Credit
  • Michelle O'Neill
  • Orkambi
  • Liberia: Foreign Relations
  • State Visists: New Zealand

Currently held offices

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

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 5 Feb 2018.

1. Employment and earnings
Payments received as a Councillor from North Lanarkshire Council, Civic Centre, Windmillhill Street, Motherwell ML1 1AB:
4 July 2017, received £1,302.07. Hours: approx. 30 hrs. (Registered 31 July 2017)
Until further notice, I receive an annual allowance of £16,927, which is donated to charity. Hours: 10-50 hrs a week. (Registered 31 July 2017)
2. (a) Support linked to an MP but received by a local party organisation or indirectly via a central party organisation
Name of donor: Communication Workers Union
Address of donor: 150 the Broadway, Wimbledon, London, SW19 1RX

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £4,000 donation to my election campaign

Donor status: trade union

(Registered 29 June 2017)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: All-Party Parliamentary China Group (with sponsorship from John Swire & Sons, HSBC, City of London, Cambridge Assessment, Arup, and EDF Energy)
Address of donor: House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Flights £908.56; accommodation £540.62; food and drink £67.12; meeting and hospitality expenses (inc. interpretation, venue hire) £110.84; total £1,627.14

Destination of visit: China (Guangdong and Guangxi)

Dates of visit: 6 – 10 November 2017

Purpose of visit: To strengthen relations between the UK Parliament and the National People’s Congress of China; to support British businesses operating in China; and to deepen the understanding of parliamentarians of China.

(Registered 16 November 2017)
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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