Michael Shanks

Shadow Minister (Scotland)

Llafur MP ar gyfer Rutherglen and Hamilton West

General Election 2024

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About your Member of Parliament

Your MP (Michael Shanks) represents you, and all of the people who live in Rutherglen and Hamilton West, 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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Proffil

Llafur MP ar gyfer Rutherglen and Hamilton West

Aeth i mewn i'r Tŷ'r Cyffredin ar 6 Hydref 2023 — Is-etholiad

Expenses

Themau o ddiddordeb

  • Foreign
  • Commonwealth and Development Office
  • Ministry of Defence
  • Department for Culture
  • Media and Sport
  • Department for Transport
  • Department for Business and Trade
  • UNRWA: Finance
  • Unrwa
  • Rwanda: Asylum
  • Armed Conflict: Food Supply
  • Vladimir Kara-Murza

Swyddogaethau cyfredol

  • Member, Scottish Affairs Committee (since 22 Ion 2024)
  • Shadow Minister (Scotland) (since 28 Tach 2023)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Ymddangosiadau diweddar

  • Infected Blood Compensation Scheme 21 May 2024

    Twenty years ago, the late former chair of the Scottish Infected Blood Forum, Philip Dolan, said that, for years, every time we have reached the top of the mountain, the cloud lifts and there is another mountain to climb. I think, from the Minister’s statement today, there is some sense that there might not be another mountain to climb, but there is a need for some transparency,...
  • Energy Security and Net Zero: Berwick Bank Wind Farm 21 May 2024

    What discussions she has had with the Scottish Government on the Berwick Bank wind farm project.
  • Energy Security and Net Zero: Berwick Bank Wind Farm 21 May 2024

    I thank the Minister for his answer and for the promise that officials will work together, but he will be aware that this is a 4.1 GW renewables project that could be the largest offshore wind farm in the world, delivering over £8 billion to the UK economy. The only reason that it is not eligible for this year’s contract for difference auction is the Scottish Government’s failure to make...

Mwy o ymddangosiadau diweddar Michael Shanks

Register of Members’ Interests

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Last updated: 13 Mai 2024.

1. Employment and earnings
Role, work or services: Teaching
Payer: Renfrewshire Council, Renfrewshire House, Cotton Street, Paisley PA1 1AD
Payment: £496.43 final payment for work as a teacher at Park Mains High School.
Received on: 26 October 2023. Hours: none since my election.
(Registered 2 November 2023)
2. (b) Any other support not included in Category 2(a)
Name of donor: Labour Together
Address of donor: Langley House Park Road, East Finchley, London, N2 8EY
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: £10,000
Date received: 4 April 2024
Date accepted: 4 April 2024
Donor status: company, registration 09630980
(Registered 17 April 2024)
Name of donor: William Haughey
Address of donor: private
Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Provision of second-hand furniture for constituency office, value £3,890
Date received: 1 April 2024
Date accepted: 1 April 2024
Donor status: individual
(Registered 18 April 2024)
8. Miscellaneous
A trustee of Glasgow Disabled Scouts. This is an unpaid role.
(Registered 1 November 2023)
A member of General Teaching Council for Scotland. This is an unpaid role.
(Registered 1 November 2023)
A trustee of Interfaith Glasgow. This is an unpaid role.
(Registered 1 November 2023)
A trustee of Epilepsy Scotland. This is an unpaid role.
(Registered 1 November 2023)

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