Michelle Thomson

Scottish National Party MSP for Falkirk East

@MichelleThomson https://facebook.com/MichelleThomsonEdi

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Scottish National Party MSP for Falkirk East, Former Independent MP for Edinburgh West

Entered the House of Commons on 8 May 2015 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 3 May 2017 — Dissolved for election

Entered the Scottish Parliament on 8 May 2021 — Election

Party was Scottish National Party until 30 Sep 2015; Independent until 3 May 2017

Also represented Edinburgh West

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Topics of interest

We don't know whether Michelle Thomson campaigned to leave, or stay in the European Union Source: BBC

  • HM Treasury
  • Home Office
  • Department for Business
  • Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Department for Transport
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Visas: Fees and Charges
  • Green Investment Bank: Privatisation
  • Apprentices: Taxation
  • Developing Countries: Education
  • Apprentices: Scotland

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Business and Trade Committee (17 Oct 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (10 Feb 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (10 Feb 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Committees on Arms Export Controls (10 Feb 2016 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Education, Skills and the Economy Sub-Committee ( 1 Dec 2015 to 3 May 2017)
  • Member, Business, Innovation and Skills Committee ( 8 Jul 2015 to 17 Oct 2016)
  • Shadow SNP Westminster Group Leader (Business, Innovation and Skills) (20 May 2015 to 1 Oct 2015)

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Last updated: 2 May 2017.

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: The Scotch Whisky Association
Address of donor: Quartermile Two, 2 Lister Square, Edinburgh EH3 9GL

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: as part of an APPG on Scotch Whisky fact-finding visit to Islay, travel, accommodation and subsistence with a value of £379.41

Date received: 7-8 October 2016

Date accepted: 7 October 2016

Donor status: company, registration SC035148

(Registered 26 October 2016)
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, and Arup)
Address of donor: House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA

Estimate of the probable value (or amount of any donation): Economy class flights (international and domestic) £822.51; accommodation £455.91; food and drink £163.96; meeting and hospitality expenses (inc. interpretation, venue hire) £243.56; total £1,685.94

Destination of visit: China (Beijing and Wuhan)

Dates of visit: 13–17 November 2016

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

(Registered 29 November 2016)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Two residential properties in Edinburgh: (i) and (ii). (Registered 05 June 2015)
A residential property in Falkirk: (i) and (ii). (Registered 05 June 2015)
A residential property on the Isle of Bute: (i) and (ii). (Registered 05 June 2015)
A residential property in East Calder: (i) and (ii). (Registered 05 June 2015)
A residential property in Stirling: (i) and (ii). (Registered 05 June 2015)
A residential property in Dollar: (i) and (ii). (Registered 05 June 2015)
7. (i) Shareholdings: over 15% of issued share capital
Your Property Shop Ltd; property management. This company ceased trading on 30 November 2015. (Registered 05 June 2016; updated 02 December 2016)
Michelle R. Thomson Consulting Ltd. This company ceased trading on 31 October 2015. (Registered 05 June 2015; updated 02 December 2016)

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