Alyn Smith

Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Europe)

Scottish National Party MP ar gyfer Stirling

General Election 2024

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Your MP (Alyn Smith) represents you, and all of the people who live in Stirling, 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 Stirling

Aeth i mewn i'r Tŷ'r Cyffredin ar 13 Rhagfyr 2019 — Etholiad cyffredinol

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Themau o ddiddordeb

  • Ministry of Defence
  • Foreign
  • Commonwealth and Development Office
  • Home Office
  • Treasury
  • Department for International Trade
  • EU Defence Policy
  • Members: Correspondence
  • Arms Trade: Export Controls
  • Homes for Ukraine Scheme
  • Department of Health and Social Care: TAEG Energy

Swyddogaethau cyfredol

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

Swyddogaethau eraill yn y gorffennol

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

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)

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

Ymddangosiadau diweddar

  • Smartphones and Social Media: Children — [Sir George Howarth in the Chair] 14 May 2024

    It is good to see you in your place, Sir George. I congratulate the hon. Member for Penistone and Stocksbridge (Miriam Cates) on a good introduction to a complex, pressing policy area. This is not an academic exercise: these issues have real-world consequences for real families. In Dunblane in Stirling, recently we saw the terrible case of Murray Dowey. Murray was a bright, happy...
  • Smartphones and Social Media: Children — [Sir George Howarth in the Chair] 14 May 2024

    I will not. I need to make progress. I have been contacted by hundreds of parents across Stirling who likewise want to see action. It is up to us to decide what that action needs to be, but being aware that we need to do more is a good place to start. On the petition, I am less convinced that banning smartphone access for under-16s would be effective— I think it could encourage a backlash...
  • Written Answers — Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities: Freeports: Finance 10 May 2024

    To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, what discussions he has had with Cabinet colleagues on the adequacy of funding arrangements for Freeports.

Mwy o ymddangosiadau diweddar Alyn Smith

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Last updated: 13 Mai 2024.

6. Land and property portfolio with a value over £100,000 and where indicated, the portfolio provides a rental income of over £10,000 a year
Type of land/property: Residential property (house)
Number of properties: 1
Location: Edinburgh
Interest held: from 13 May 2022
Ownership details: Co-owned with and occupied by family members
(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)
Adviser (unpaid) to the Foreign Policy Centre Political Council. This is a nonpartisan organisation.
Date interest arose: 26 June 2020
Date interest ended: 30 June 2023
(Registered 16 July 2020; updated 9 May 2024)
A Member (unpaid) of the First Minister’s Standing Council on Europe, an advisory body to the Scottish Government.
Date interest arose: 14 July 2016
Date interest ended: 15 September 2020
(Registered 23 July 2020; updated 9 May 2024)
Political Adviser (unpaid) to the Political Advisory Board of the European Movement UK, a pressure group.
Date interest arose: 20 July 2020
(Registered 23 July 2020)
Along with For the Citizens Ltd (known as The Citizens) and three other MPs, 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.
Date interest arose: 19 October 2020
(Registered 5 November 2020; updated 2 February 2021 and 30 April 2021)
Member of the Board of Trustees of the Guardians of Scotland Trust. This is an unpaid role.
Date interest arose: 13 June 2022
(Registered 27 June 2022)
Along with two other MPs, 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).
Date interest arose: 16 March 2022
(Registered 21 September 2022)
Honorary Vice President of the European Movement in Scotland. This is an unpaid role.
Date interest arose: 22 January 2024
(Registered 22 January 2024)

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