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Patricia Gibson

Scottish National Party - North Ayrshire and Arran

Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Housing, Communities and Local Government)

(since February 2021)

Oral Question
Tuesday 2nd March 2021
12:15
None
Topical Question No. 28
If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
Select Committee Meeting
Tuesday 2nd March 2021
16:00
Backbench Business Committee - Private Meeting
2 Mar 2021, 4 p.m.
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Oral Question
Wednesday 3rd March 2021
11:30
Northern Ireland Office
Oral Question No. 42
What recent discussions the Government has had with the EU on the implementation of the Northern Ireland Protocol.
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Oral Question
Thursday 4th March 2021
10:10
None
Oral Question No. 11
To ask the Committee if it will make an assessment of the potential merits of strengthening regulations on third party campaigners?
Department Event
Monday 1st March 2021
Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government
Legislation - Main Chamber
Non-Domestic Rating (Lists) (No. 2) Bill – report stage
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Department Event
Tuesday 2nd March 2021
Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government
Second Delegated Legislation Committee - Debate - General Committees
2 Mar 2021, 2:30 p.m.
(at 2:30 pm)
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Department Event
Tuesday 9th March 2021
Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government
Legislation - Main Chamber
Non-Domestic Rating (Lists) (No. 2) Bill – third reading
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Department Event
Tuesday 16th March 2021
Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government
Legislation - Main Chamber
Non-Domestic Rating (Public Lavatories) Bill – report stage
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Speeches
Thursday 25th February 2021
Oral Answers to Questions

With the Biden Administration announcing plans to end arms exports to Saudi Arabia, the UK is isolated on the world …

Written Answers
Wednesday 24th February 2021
Pensions: Uprating
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the potential effect of aligning the retail …
Early Day Motions
Monday 22nd February 2021
Effect of fake online reviews on consumer confidence
That this House acknowledges online sales in the retail sector saw five years of growth in 2020 as coronavirus restrictions …
Bills
Tuesday 13th September 2016
Unsolicited Marketing Communications (Company Directors) Bill 2016-17
A Bill to enable the Information Commissioner’s Office to take action against company directors for breaches of the Privacy and …
MP Financial Interests
Saturday 11th January 2020
1. Employment and earnings
Payments from ComRes, Four Millbank, London SW1P 3JA, for completing surveys:
EDM signed
Thursday 25th February 2021
Intellectual property and covid-19 response
That this House considers nobody is safe until we are all safe from covid-19; believes all policy tools should be …
Supported Legislation
Wednesday 19th July 2017
Unpaid Trial Work Periods (Prohibition) Bill 2017-19
The Bill failed to complete its passage through Parliament before the end of the session. This means the Bill will …

Debate information

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Significant North Ayrshire and Arran Petitions

Current Signatures Final Signatures Title Petition Deadline
337,141
Petition Closed

Prevent any restrictions on those who refuse a Covid-19 vaccination

Gov Responded - 11 Sep 2020 Debated on - 14 Dec 2020 View Patricia Gibson's petition debate contributions
4 Feb 2021
closed 3 weeks, 3 days ago

I want the Government to prevent any restrictions being placed on those who refuse to have any potential Covid-19 vaccine. This includes restrictions on travel, social events, such as concerts or sports. No restrictions whatsoever.

109,178
Petition Closed

Fund research for childhood cancers with the worst survival rates

Gov Responded - 24 Mar 2020 Debated on - 7 Dec 2020 View Patricia Gibson's petition debate contributions
5 Sep 2020
closed 5 months, 3 weeks ago

12 kids in the UK are diagnosed with cancer daily. 1 in 5 will die within 5 years, often of the deadliest types like DIPG (brainstem cancer) - fatal on diagnosis & other cancers on relapse. Yet there has been little, or no, funding for research into these cancers and little, or no, progress.

106,128
Petition Closed

Give UK nurseries emergency funding if they have to close down amid COVID-19

Gov Responded - 14 Apr 2020 Debated on - 25 Jun 2020 View Patricia Gibson's petition debate contributions
18 Sep 2020
closed 5 months, 1 week ago

If nurseries are shut down in view of Covid-19, the Government should set up an emergency fund to ensure their survival and ensure that parents are not charged the full fee by the nurseries to keep children's places.

178,820
Petition Closed

Increase pay for NHS healthcare workers and recognise their work

Gov Responded - 4 May 2020 Debated on - 25 Jun 2020 View Patricia Gibson's petition debate contributions
5 Sep 2020
closed 5 months, 3 weeks ago

I would like the government to review and increase the pay for healthcare workers to recognise the work that they do.

44,982
Petition Closed

We would like the government to consider social care as equally important to NHS

Gov Responded - 20 Apr 2020 Debated on - 25 Jun 2020 View Patricia Gibson's petition debate contributions
24 Sep 2020
closed 5 months, 1 week ago

We would like the government to support and regard social care: financially, publicly and systematically on an equal par as NHS. We would like parliament to debate how to support social care during COVID-19 and beyond so that it automatically has the same access to operational and financial support.

18,137
Petition Closed

Provide financial support to performers and creators during the COVID-19 crisis

Gov Responded - 22 Jul 2020 Debated on - 25 Jun 2020 View Patricia Gibson's petition debate contributions
19 Sep 2020
closed 5 months, 1 week ago

The prospect of widespread cancellations of concerts, theatre productions and exhibitions due to COVID-19 threatens to cause huge financial hardship for Britain's creative community. We ask Parliament to provide a package of emergency financial and practical support during this unpredictable time.

16,347
Petition Closed

Reduce or scrap the immigration health surcharge for overseas NHS Staff.

Gov Responded - 29 May 2020 Debated on - 25 Jun 2020 View Patricia Gibson's petition debate contributions
18 Sep 2020
closed 5 months, 1 week ago

To revoke the Immigration Health Surcharge increases for overseas NHS staff. The latest budget shows an increase of £220 a year for an overseas worker to live and work in the UK, at a time when the NHS, and UK economy, relies heavily on them.

26,106
Petition Closed

Extend grants immediately to small businesses outside of SBRR

Gov Responded - 29 May 2020 Debated on - 25 Jun 2020 View Patricia Gibson's petition debate contributions
8 Oct 2020
closed 4 months, 3 weeks ago

The cash grants proposed by Government are only for businesses in receipt of the Small Business Rates Relief or Rural Relief, or for particular sectors. Many small businesses fall outside these reliefs desperately need cash grants and support now.

154,814
Petition Closed

Government to offer economic assistance to the events industry during COVID-19

Gov Responded - 27 Mar 2020 Debated on - 25 Jun 2020 View Patricia Gibson's petition debate contributions
12 Sep 2020
closed 5 months, 2 weeks ago

For the UK government to provide economic assistance to businesses and staff employed in the events industry, who are suffering unforeseen financial challenges that could have a profound effect on hundreds of thousands of people employed in the sector.

11,220
Petition Closed

Make nurseries exempt from business rates to support the childcare sector

Gov Responded - 2 Apr 2020 Debated on - 25 Jun 2020 View Patricia Gibson's petition debate contributions
5 Sep 2020
closed 5 months, 3 weeks ago

After owning nurseries for 29 years I have never experienced such damaging times for the sector with rising costs not being met by the funding rates available. Business Rates are a large drain on the sector and can mean the difference between nurseries being able to stay open and having to close.

179,699
Petition Closed

Offer more support to the arts (particularly Theatres and Music) amidst COVID-19

Gov Responded - 20 Jul 2020 Debated on - 25 Jun 2020 View Patricia Gibson's petition debate contributions
15 Dec 2020
closed 2 months, 2 weeks ago

As we pass the COVID-19 Peak, the Government should: State where the Theatres and Arts fit in the Coronavrius recovery Roadmap, Create a tailor made financial support mechanism for the Arts sector & Clarify how Social Distancing will affect arts spaces like Theatres and Concert Venues.

103,040
Petition Closed

Support the British aviation industry during the COVID-19 outbreak

Gov Responded - 7 May 2020 Debated on - 25 Jun 2020 View Patricia Gibson's petition debate contributions
20 Sep 2020
closed 5 months, 1 week ago

As a result of the COVID-19 outbreak there are travel bans imposed by many countries, there is a disastrous potential impact on our Aviation Industry. Without the Government’s help there could be an unprecedented crisis, with thousands of jobs under threat.

72,624
Petition Closed

Give non-British citizens who are NHS workers automatic citizenship

Gov Responded - 6 May 2020 Debated on - 25 Jun 2020 View Patricia Gibson's petition debate contributions
7 Oct 2020
closed 4 months, 3 weeks ago

Give NHS workers who are EU and other Nationals automatic UK citizenship if they stay and risk their own lives looking after the British people during the COVID crisis.

10,780
Petition Closed

Business Rate Relief to be extended to all small businesses in healthcare.

Gov Responded - 5 Jun 2020 Debated on - 25 Jun 2020 View Patricia Gibson's petition debate contributions
24 Oct 2020
closed 4 months, 1 week ago

To extend the business rate relief to all dental practices and medical and aesthetics clinics and any small business that’s in healthcare

135,481
Petition Closed

Provide financial help to zoos, aquariums, & rescue centres during the pandemic.

Gov Responded - 28 Jul 2020 Debated on - 25 Jun 2020 View Patricia Gibson's petition debate contributions
30 Oct 2020
closed 4 months ago

Zoos, aquariums, and similar organisations across the country carry out all sorts of conservation work, animal rescue, and public education. At the start of the season most rely on visitors (who now won't come) to cover annual costs, yet those costs do not stop while they are closed. They need help.

107,062
Petition Closed

NEW LAW THAT CATS KILLED/INJURED BY A VEHICLE ARE CHECKED FOR A CHIP: ROUND 3

Gov Responded - 15 Feb 2019 Debated on - 17 Jun 2019 View Patricia Gibson's petition debate contributions
1 Apr 2019
closed 1 year, 11 months ago

Thousands of cats are just disposed of every year without being scanned for a chip after being involved in RTAs. Owners search for months and years and never get closure. Scanning takes two minutes. Cats are a part of a family and deserve to be returned home, not thrown into landfill.

307,897
Petition Closed

Ban the sale of fireworks to the public. Displays for licenced venues only.

Gov Responded - 21 Nov 2018 Debated on - 26 Nov 2018 View Patricia Gibson's petition debate contributions
30 Apr 2019
closed 1 year, 10 months ago

Every year fireworks are set off unnecessarily.
Fireworks are a nuisance to the public. They scare animals, young children and people with a phobia.
They injure thousands of people every year.
They cause damage to buildings, vehicles,emergancy vehicles etc.
Lastly Kids are STILL being sold them.

170,981
Petition Closed

Give the electorate a referendum on the abolition of the House of Lords

Gov Responded - 15 May 2018 Debated on - 18 Jun 2018 View Patricia Gibson's petition debate contributions
17 Jul 2018
closed 2 years, 7 months ago

The House of Lords is a place of patronage where unelected and unaccountable individuals hold a disproportionate amount of influence and power which can be used to frustrate the elected representatives of the people

109,553
Petition Closed

Ban the sale of animal fur in the UK.

Gov Responded - 28 Nov 2017 Debated on - 4 Jun 2018 View Patricia Gibson's petition debate contributions
23 Mar 2018
closed 2 years, 11 months ago

Fur farming was banned in England and Wales in 2000, followed by Scotland in 2002. However fur products can still be legally imported from other countries and sold here in the UK. Much of this fur comes from countries that have very weak or no animal welfare laws at all.

148,248
Petition Closed

Ban the sale of puppies by pet shops & all commercial 3rd party dealers.

Gov Responded - 20 Mar 2018 Debated on - 21 May 2018 View Patricia Gibson's petition debate contributions
1 Sep 2018
closed 2 years, 6 months ago

Removing puppies for sale from litter & mum often creates sick, traumatised, dysfunctional dogs. Puppies should be seen with their mum & transporting them to a different place for sale harms welfare. Regulating commercial 3rd party sales is ineffective to prevent harm & a ban is therefore necessary.

113,284
Petition Closed

Change the laws governing the use of fireworks to include a ban on public use

Gov Responded - 27 Oct 2017 Debated on - 29 Jan 2018 View Patricia Gibson's petition debate contributions
6 Apr 2018
closed 2 years, 10 months ago

Fireworks cause alarm, distress and anxiety to many people and animals. We call on the Secretary of State to make appropriate provision to secure that the risk of public use is the MINIMUM that is compatible with fireworks being used, as stated in Fireworks Act 2003 sect 2.

117,716
Petition Closed

Make fair transitional state pension arrangements for 1950’s women

Gov Responded - 27 Sep 2017 Debated on - 14 Dec 2017 View Patricia Gibson's petition debate contributions
13 Mar 2018
closed 2 years, 11 months ago

That this Government without delay recognises the need for a non-means tested bridging pension for women born on or after 6/4/1950 who are affected by the 1995 and 2011 Pension Acts and compensate those at risk of losing up to around £45,000, to also give proper notification for any future changes.

149,138
Petition Closed

Pay Up Now! – Scrap the pay cap and give public servants a meaningful pay rise

Gov Responded - 9 Oct 2017 Debated on - 4 Dec 2017 View Patricia Gibson's petition debate contributions
12 Mar 2018
closed 2 years, 11 months ago

Every single person who works in public services needs and deserve a pay rise. It’s time for the pay cap to be scrapped, for the government to provide additional funding for public sector pay and for employers to put public sector workers pay up now.


Most recent EDMs signed by Patricia Gibson

Date Tabled Title Signatures
8 Feb 2021
Patricia Gibson signed this EDM on Thursday 25th 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
22 Feb 2021
Patricia Gibson signed this EDM on Wednesday 24th February 2021

Death of Sydney Devine MBE

Tabled by: Allan Dorans (Scottish National Party - Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock)
That this House notes with great sadness, the passing of Sydney Devine MBE, a legendary Scottish singer and showman, who entertained generations of people with his unique crooner and country and western style live performances during a career which spanned almost seven decades, beginning at the age of 13 years …
13 signatures
(Most recent: 24 Feb 2021)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 11
Independent: 1
Democratic Unionist Party: 1
View All Patricia Gibson's signed Early Day Motions

Commons initiatives

Patricia Gibson has not been granted any Urgent Questions in the current sitting

Patricia Gibson has not been granted any Adjournment Debates in the current sitting

1 Bill introduced by Patricia Gibson


A Bill to enable the Information Commissioner’s Office to take action against company directors for breaches of the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 relating to unsolicited marketing communications made by a company; and for connected purposes


Last Event - 1st reading: House of Commons
Tuesday 13th September 2016

90 Written Questions

(View all 90 questions)
Pensions: Uprating Hospitality Industry: VAT Capital Gains Tax: Tax Allowances Capital Gains Tax: Tax Allowances Northern Rock Sunscreens: VAT Detergents: VAT Duty Free Allowances Duty Free Allowances Duty Free Allowances Tourism: Taxation Tourism: Taxation Pensions: Coronavirus Small Business Grants Fund Travel Agents: Repayments Motor Vehicles: Taxation Shipping: Tax Allowances VAT VAT Cash Dispensing: Fees and Charges VAT VAT Payments: EU Law Hinkley Point C Power Station and Trident Submarines Hinkley Point C Power Station and Trident Submarines Nuisance Calls Meters: Isle of Arran UK Trade with EU: Agricultural Products Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme Bounce Back Loan Scheme Personal Care Services: Coronavirus Maternity Leave: Coronavirus Travel: Coronavirus Travel: Coronavirus Post Offices: Minimum Wage Civil Nuclear Constabulary: Retirement Consumers: Prices Consumers: Prices Consumer Goods: Safety Consumers Consumers: Protection Energy: Meters Trade Agreements: Mobile Phones Mobile Phones: Fees and Charges Direct Marketing Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 Gaming Machines: Reviews Gaming Machines Direct Marketing Data Protection: Fines Nuisance Calls BBC: Royal Charters BBC: Royal Charters Broadband: Business Direct Selling Sunscreens: VAT Meat Products: Labelling Cannabis: Medical Treatments Coronavirus: Disease Control Coronavirus: British Nationals Abroad Coronavirus Driving Tests: Coronavirus Driving Tests: Coronavirus Transport: Hydrogen Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency: Coronavirus Motorcycles: Safety Shipping: United Arab Emirates