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Alyn Smith

Scottish National Party - Stirling

Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Foreign and Commonwealth Office)

(since January 2020)
1 APPG membership (as of 27 Jan 2021)
University


Department Event
Tuesday 2nd March 2021
Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
Oral questions - Main Chamber
2 Mar 2021, 11:30 a.m.
Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (including topical questions)
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Speeches
Tuesday 9th February 2021
Integrated Review of Security, Defence, Development and Foreign Policy

Thank you, Madam Deputy Speaker. I appreciate the opportunity to speak.

This is a curious debate, in that the integrated …

Written Answers
Wednesday 10th February 2021
Palestinians: Coronavirus
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, what recent representations he has made to his …
Early Day Motions
None available
Bills
Wednesday 16th December 2020
Arms (Exports and Remote Warfare) Bill 2019-21
A Bill to make provision about enabling arms exports oversight by the United Kingdom Parliament and the devolved Parliaments and …
Tweets
None available
MP Financial Interests
Monday 20th July 2020
8. Miscellaneous
From 26 June 2020, Adviser (unpaid) to the Foreign Policy Centre Political Council. This is a nonpartisan organisation. (Registered 16 …
EDM signed
Tuesday 23rd February 2021
VAT on hair and beauty services
That this House recognises the significant impact that the Coronavirus pandemic has had on the hairdressing, beauty and holistic service …

Debate information

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Sparring Partners
Dominic Raab (Conservative) Foreign Secretary and First Secretary of State (25 debate interactions) View debates with Dominic Raab Nigel Adams (Conservative) Minister of State (Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office) (18 debate interactions) View debates with Nigel Adams Lindsay Hoyle (Speaker) (11 debate interactions) View debates with Lindsay Hoyle View All MP Sparring Partners

Significant Stirling Petitions

Current Signatures Final Signatures Title Petition Deadline
221,069
c. 1,626 added daily
307,839
(Estimated)

Implement sanctions against the Nigerian Government and officials

Sign this petition Gov Responded - 11 Nov 2020 Debated on - 23 Nov 2020 View Alyn Smith's petition debate contributions
20 Apr 2021
closes in 1 month, 3 weeks

The Government should explore using the new sanctions regime that allows individuals and entities that violate human rights around the world to be targeted, to impose sanctions on members of the Nigerian government and police force involved in any human rights abuses by the Nigerian police.


Most recent EDMs signed by Alyn Smith

Date Tabled Title Signatures
22 Feb 2021
Alyn Smith signed this EDM on Tuesday 23rd February 2021

VAT on hair and beauty services

Tabled by: Alison Thewliss (Scottish National Party - Glasgow Central)
That this House recognises the significant impact that the Coronavirus pandemic has had on the hairdressing, beauty and holistic service industry; notes that this sector is reported by the British Beauty Council to contribute £9.2bn annually to Britain’s economy, employing a workforce of 288,160 people as hair and beauty practitioners …
35 signatures
(Most recent: 25 Feb 2021)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 30
Democratic Unionist Party: 2
Labour: 1
Liberal Democrat: 1
Independent: 1
8 Feb 2021
Alyn Smith signed this EDM on Tuesday 23rd February 2021

Intellectual property and covid-19 response

Tabled by: Caroline Lucas (Green Party - Brighton, Pavilion)
That this House considers nobody is safe until we are all safe from covid-19; believes all policy tools should be deployed to address the global crisis around access to covid-19 vaccines, treatments, diagnostics and equipment; notes that the head of the World Health Organization warns we face a catastrophic moral …
42 signatures
(Most recent: 25 Feb 2021)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 18
Scottish National Party: 17
Liberal Democrat: 4
Independent: 2
Green Party: 1
Social Democratic & Labour Party: 1
View All Alyn Smith's signed Early Day Motions

Commons initiatives

1 Urgent Question tabled by Alyn Smith

Date Forum Title
7 Dec 2020 Commons Chamber Hong Kong: Sentencing of Pro-democracy Activists

Alyn Smith has not been granted any Adjournment Debates in the current sitting

1 Bill introduced by Alyn Smith


A Bill to make provision about enabling arms exports oversight by the United Kingdom Parliament and the devolved Parliaments and Assemblies; to prohibit the use of lethal autonomous weapons; to make requirements about transparency in arms exports and the use of drones and other remote weapons; and for connected purposes.


Last Event - 1st reading: House of Commons
Wednesday 16th December 2020
(Read Debate)
Next Event - 2nd reading: House of Commons
Date TBA
Order Paper number: 16
(Unlikely to be Debated - would require unanimous consent to progress)

Alyn Smith has not supported any legislation in the current parliamentary sitting


71 Written Questions

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Palestinians: Coronavirus Palestinians: Health Services Belarus: Press Freedom Belarus: British Nationals Abroad Yemen: Humanitarian Aid China: Organs China: Organs Members: Correspondence Integrated Security, Defence, Development and Foreign Policy Review: Scotland Members: Correspondence Members: Correspondence Saudi Arabia: Detainees Saudi Arabia: Detainees Georgia: Freedom of Expression Russia: Syria Saudi Arabia: Security Saudi Arabia: Security Saudi Arabia: Capital Punishment Greece: Refugees Yemen: Military Intervention Stock Market: Internet Revenue and Customs: Debt Collection Revenue and Customs: Debt Collection Revenue and Customs: Debt Collection Revenue and Customs: Debt Collection Bowling: VAT Tenants: Coronavirus Students: Coronavirus Treasury: ICT Employment: Taxation Employment: Taxation Employment: Taxation Members: Correspondence NHS Test and Trace: Consultants Protective Clothing: Procurement Department of Health and Social Care: Contracts Protective Clothing: Procurement Department of Health and Social Care: TAEG Energy Department of Health and Social Care: TAEG Energy Department of Health and Social Care: TAEG Energy NHS Test and Trace: Consultants Coronavirus: Disease Control Unexplained Wealth Orders Official Secrets: Legislation Refugees: Families Asylum: Children Asylum Immigration Controls Immigration Controls: Airports Immigration Controls: EU Nationals Immigration Controls: Airports National Insurance: EEA Nationals National Insurance: Coronavirus Industrial Health and Safety: Coronavirus Industrial Health and Safety: Coronavirus Health and Safety Executive Department for Work and Pensions: ICT