Richard Arkless

Cyn Scottish National Party MP ar gyfer Dumfries and Galloway


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Richard Arkless is a former MP for Dumfries and Galloway.

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Cyn Scottish National Party MP am Dumfries and Galloway

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

Gadawodd y Tŷ'r Cyffredin ar 3 Mai 2017 — Wedi'i ddiddymu ar gyfer etholiad

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Themau o ddiddordeb

Richard Arkless campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC

  • Department for Culture
  • Media and Sport
  • Department for Business
  • Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Department for Exiting the European Union
  • Department for Environment
  • Food and Rural Affairs
  • Home Office
  • Free Movement of People
  • Radioactive Waste: Dumfries and Galloway
  • Broadband
  • Free Movement of People: Voluntary Work
  • Dogs: Smuggling

Swyddogaethau eraill yn y gorffennol

  • Member, Justice Committee ( 6 Gor 2015 to 3 Mai 2017)

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Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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

Ymddangosiadau diweddar

  • Digital Economy Bill: Unexplained wealth orders: England and Wales and Northern Ireland 26 Apr 2017

    Unlike some other Members, Madam Deputy Speaker, I did not make my maiden speech with you in the Chair, but I seem to have made a number of speeches in front of you, although some have been made to an empty Chamber. Perhaps, if we are both lucky enough to be re-elected, we will not be drawing the short straw during the next parliamentary term. As the Minister said, the Bill’s passage has...
  • Digital Economy Bill: Unexplained wealth orders: England and Wales and Northern Ireland 26 Apr 2017

    I corroborate that: the Minister has never given any indication at any point in the process that he does not agree with the thrust of what we have been saying. It is heartening to hear that he has corroborated our position in the consultation. My only request to him—and I will take him at face value—is that he and his Department show the same energy in tackling this issue beyond the...
  • Digital Economy Bill: Unexplained wealth orders: England and Wales and Northern Ireland 26 Apr 2017

    I agree with my hon. and learned Friend, but the jurisdictional issue still comes into play. Although of course I agree completely with the thrust of her substantive argument that it would be sensible to compel the OTs to publish these registers, unless I can satisfy myself that this place has locus to do so, I would find it very difficult to support that suggestion. My view is that we will...

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