Alyn Smith

Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Europe)

Scottish National Party MP for Stirling

Alyn Smith’s voting in Parliament

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Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Home Office: Overseas Students: Health Services and Visas 7 Sep 2023

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, if she will make it her policy to allow international students to split the cost of their (a) visa and (b) immigration health surcharge over the duration of their visa, in the context of planned increases in those costs.
  • Written Answers — Home Office: Migrants: Health Services 7 Sep 2023

    To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what her planned timetable is for when increases in the cost of (a) works visas, (b) study visas and (c) the immigration health surcharge will come into effect.
  • Access to Broadband Services — [Sir Christopher Chope in the Chair] 6 Sep 2023

    I am conscious of time so I will not mention anyone individually, but I thank all hon. Members for their contributions and also for their kind words personally. I am not against all unions; I am in favour of some of them—one being my wedding earlier in the summer. I should also mention that the Stirling beheading stone is a historic item; it is not actually used for that practice anymore,...

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Scottish National Party MP for Stirling

Entered the House of Commons on 13 December 2019 — General election


Topics of interest

  • Foreign
  • Commonwealth and Development Office
  • Home Office
  • Ministry of Defence
  • Treasury
  • Department for International Trade
  • Members: Correspondence
  • Arms Trade: Export Controls
  • Homes for Ukraine Scheme
  • Autonomous Weapons
  • Somalia: Military Aid

Currently held offices

  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Europe) (since 12 Dec 2022)
  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (EU Accession) (since 12 Dec 2022)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Animals (Low-Welfare Activities Abroad) Bill Committee ( 1 Mar 2023 to 8 Mar 2023)
  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) ( 7 Jan 2020 to 12 Dec 2022)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 13 Nov 2023.

6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
From 13 May 2022, a house in Edinburgh co-owned with and occupied by family members: (i). (Registered 30 September 2022)
8. Miscellaneous
Honorary Vice President of the Scottish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (unpaid). (Registered 10 January 2020)
Honorary Associate of the British Veterinary Association (unpaid). (Registered 10 January 2020)
From 26 June 2020, Adviser (unpaid) to the Foreign Policy Centre Political Council. This is a nonpartisan organisation. (Registered 16 July 2020)
From 14 July 2016, a Member (unpaid) of the First Minister’s Standing Council on Europe, an advisory body to the Scottish Government. (Registered 23 July 2020)
From 20 July 2020, Political Adviser (unpaid) to the Political Advisory Board of the European Movement UK, a pressure group. (Registered 23 July 2020)
Along with For the Citizens Ltd (known as The Citizens) and three other MPs, since 19 October 2020 I have been party to judicial review proceedings crowdfunded through The Citizens, The Old Workshop, 1 Ecclesall Road South, Sheffield, S11 9PA. Total costs incurred to date between the four MPs, which will be capped, are £161,331 (consisting of £59,017.50 counsel fees, £102,059.50 solicitor fees, and £254 disbursements. (Registered 05 November 2020; updated 02 February 2021 and 30 April 2021)
From 13 June 2022, Member of the Board of Trustees of the Guardians of Scotland Trust. This is an unpaid role. (Registered 27 June 2022)
Along with two other MPs, since 16 March 2022 I have been party to a legal challenge filed in the European Court of Human Rights at Strasbourg - which was confirmed by the Court on 5 September 2022. The legal proceedings are funded through crowdfunding by For the Citizens Ltd (known as The Citizens). Total costs incurred to date between the three MPs (and two other individuals), which will be capped under a fee agreement with our solicitors, are £28,536 (inc VAT) (consisting of £3,570 counsel fees and £24,966 solicitors fees). (Registered 21 September 2022)

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