Anum Qaisar

Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Levelling Up)

Scottish National Party MP for Airdrie and Shotts

General Election 2024

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Scottish National Party MP for Airdrie and Shotts

Entered the House of Commons on 14 May 2021 — Byelection

Expenses

Topics of interest

  • Foreign
  • Commonwealth and Development Office
  • Department for International Trade
  • Department of Health and Social Care
  • Department for Levelling Up
  • Housing and Communities
  • Home Office
  • Trade Agreements: Israel
  • Israel: Palestinians
  • Trade Agreements: India
  • Question
  • Coronavirus: Vaccination

Currently held offices

  • Member, Scottish Affairs Committee (since 18 Sep 2023)
  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Levelling Up) (since 4 Sep 2023)
  • Member, Economic Activity of Public Bodies (Overseas Matters) Bill Committee (since 19 Jul 2023)
  • Member, Electronic Trade Documents Bill [HL] Second Reading Committee (since 7 Jun 2023)

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Electronic Trade Documents Bill [HL] Committee (14 Jun 2023 to 14 Jun 2023)
  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (International Development) ( 1 Mar 2023 to 4 Sep 2023)
  • Member, Trade (Australia and New Zealand) Bill Committee ( 7 Sep 2022 to 18 Oct 2022)
  • Member, Women and Equalities Committee ( 6 Jan 2022 to 12 Sep 2023)
  • Member, Health and Social Care Committee (25 May 2021 to 5 Jan 2022)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

SNP MPs only attend sittings where the legislation pertains to Scotland.

Recent appearances

  • Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Israel: Bedouin 22 May 2024

    To ask the Deputy Foreign Secretary, whether he has had discussions with his Israeli counterpart on the status of unrecognised villages in the (a) Naqab and (b) Negev region of southern Israel.
  • War in Gaza 7 May 2024

    Over the past seven months, I and many other Members across this House have come to the Chamber to gain an understanding of what the red lines are for the UK Government, but it feels like there are not many. It felt like it was not a red line when babies in Gaza were removed from the wombs of their dead mothers. It felt like it was not a red line when children in Gaza looked up to the sky,...
  • Scotland: Spring Budget 2024 1 May 2024

    What recent assessment he has made of the impact of the spring Budget 2024 on Scotland.

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Register of Members’ Interests

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View the history of this MP’s entries in the Register

Last updated: 13 May 2024.

1. Employment and earnings
Role, work or services: Writing articles
Payer: Newsquest Media Group Ltd, 1st Floor, Chartist Tower, Upper Dock Street, Newport NP20 1DW
Payment: £150
Received on: 29 July 2023. Hours: 1 hr.
Paid directly to: a charity
(Registered 6 September 2023)
Payment: £150
Received on: 2 September 2023. Hours: 1 hr.
Paid directly to: a charity
(Registered 6 September 2023)
Payment: £150
Received on: 27 May 2023. Hours: 1 hr.
Paid directly to: a charity
(Registered 6 September 2023)
Payment expected: £150 for an article written on 29 September 2023.
Completed or provided on: 29 September 2023. Hours: 1 hr.
Paid directly to: a charity
(Registered 2 October 2023)
Payment expected: £150 for an article written on 4 November 2023.
Completed or provided on: 4 November 2023. Hours: 2.5 hrs.
Paid directly to: a charity
(Registered 8 November 2023)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Albert Bartlett
Address of donor: New Monkland, 251 Stirling Rd, Airdrie ML6 7SP
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £2,000 towards an advent calendar drive appeal ran in conjunction with local charities and organisations
Date received: 24 November 2023
Date accepted: 24 November 2023
Donor status: company, registration SC037896
(Registered 1 December 2023)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: (1) Medical Aid for Palestinians (2) Amnesty UK
Address of donor: (1) 33a Islington Park Street, London N1 1QB (2) 17-25 New Inn Yard, London EC2A 3EA
Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): (1) Flights, accommodation, food and transport, value £640.18 (2) Flights, accommodation, food and transport, value £960.28
Destination of visit: Palestine (Occupied Palestinian Territory) and Israel
Dates of visit: 28 May 2023 to 1 June 2023
Purpose of visit: Fact-finding visit organised by the Council for Arab-British Understanding, Amnesty International UK section and Medical Aid for Palestinians.
(Registered 7 June 2023)

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