Mhairi Black

SNP Deputy Leader

Scottish National Party MP ar gyfer Paisley and Renfrewshire South


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Your MP (Mhairi Black) represents you, and all of the people who live in Paisley and Renfrewshire South, at the UK Parliament in Westminster.

MPs split their time between Parliament and their constituency. In Parliament, they debate and vote on new laws, review existing laws, and question the Government. In the constituency, their focus is on supporting local people and championing local issues. They have a small staff team who help with casework, maintain their diaries, and monitor their inbox.

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Scottish National Party MP ar gyfer Paisley and Renfrewshire South

Aeth i mewn i'r Tŷ'r Cyffredin ar 8 Mai 2015 — Etholiad cyffredinol

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Mhairi Black campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Scotland Office
  • Department for Work and Pensions
  • Cabinet Office
  • Home Office
  • Treasury
  • Sovereignty: Scotland
  • Prime Minister: Powers
  • Scotland Office: Communication
  • Jobseeker's Allowance: Disqualification
  • Visas: Ministers of Religion

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  • SNP Deputy Leader (since 6 Rha 2022)

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  • Member, Scottish Affairs Committee ( 4 Mai 2020 to 9 Ion 2023)
  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Scotland) ( 7 Ion 2020 to 6 Rha 2022)
  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Children and Families) ( 1 Gor 2018 to 7 Ion 2020)
  • Shadow SNP Deputy Spokesperson (Equalities) ( 1 Gor 2018 to 7 Ion 2020)
  • Shadow SNP Deputy Spokesperson (Disabilities) ( 1 Gor 2018 to 7 Ion 2020)
  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Pensions) (20 Meh 2017 to 7 Ion 2020)
  • Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Youth affairs) (20 Meh 2017 to 7 Ion 2020)
  • Member, Work and Pensions Committee ( 8 Gor 2015 to 3 Mai 2017)

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Ymddangosiadau diweddar

  • Prime Minister: Engagements 24 Apr 2024

    I join in wishing the Jewish community a happy Passover and sending my condolences to the family and loved ones of Frank Field. Two years ago, when mass graves were discovered in Ukraine, this House united in condemnation and rightly treated those graves as evidence of war crimes, which Russia must be made to answer for. Yesterday, Palestinian officials uncovered two mass graves outside the...
  • Prime Minister: Engagements 24 Apr 2024

    Three hundred bodies, including of the elderly and the injured, some of which had been stripped naked and mutilated, with their hands tied behind their backs. The UK’s own arms policy states that if there is even a risk that war crimes may be taking place, that is reason enough to halt the sale of arms. Given all that we know, why is the Prime Minister yet to do so?
  • Iran-Israel Update 15 Apr 2024

    I echo the Prime Minister in passing on our thoughts not only to you, Mr Speaker, but to the families of the aid workers who have been killed in Gaza. I condemn the acts of violence by the Iranian regime. They are no more than a cynical attempt to exploit the suffering, pain and turmoil being experienced by people in Palestine right now. While we rightly condemn the violent acts of Iran, so...

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Last updated: 13 Mai 2024.

1. Employment and earnings
Role, work or services: Newspaper columnist for The National
From: 3 October 2015.
Payer: Newsquest Media (Herald & Times) Ltd, 200 Renfield St, Glasgow G2 3QB
(Registered 18 December 2015; updated 5 January 2016 and 6 October 2020)
Remuneration: £300 a month
From: 1 January 2020.
Hours: 6 hrs a month (approx. 3 hrs every second week)
Paid directly to: a charity
Additional information: I receive £150 for each fortnightly column (previously £150 for each weekly column).
(Registered 18 December 2015; updated 5 January 2016 and 6 January 2020)

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