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Stephen Gethins

Scottish National Party - Former Member for North East Fife



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Significant North East Fife Petitions

Current Signatures Final Signatures Title Petition Deadline
109,076
Petition Closed

Restore nature on a massive scale to help stop climate breakdown

Gov Responded - 2 May 2019 Debated on - 28 Oct 2019 View Stephen Gethins's petition debate contributions
17 Oct 2019
closed 1 year, 4 months ago

To avoid a climate emergency we need to act fast. Rewilding and other natural climate solutions can draw millions of tonnes of CO2 out of the air through restoring and protecting our living systems. We call on the UK government to make a bold financial and political commitment to nature's recovery.


Most recent EDMs signed by Stephen Gethins

Date Tabled Title Signatures
15 Oct 2019
Stephen Gethins signed this EDM on Tuesday 5th November 2019

Prison officer pension age

Tabled by: Grahame Morris (Labour - Easington)
That this House recognises the dangerous working conditions in the Prison Service; expresses concern at the increasing number of violent assaults on prison staff; believes that prison officers approaching the age of 70 should not be expected to deal with violent and dangerous criminals aged in their twenties, thirties and …
75 signatures
(Most recent: 5 Nov 2019)
Signatures by party:
Labour: 37
Scottish National Party: 20
Democratic Unionist Party: 8
Independent: 5
Conservative: 2
Plaid Cymru: 2
Liberal Democrat: 1
4 Nov 2019
Stephen Gethins signed this EDM as a sponsor on Monday 4th November 2019

Death of former Councillor Willie Clarke

Tabled by: Peter Grant (Scottish National Party - Glenrothes)
That this House notes with great sadness the passing of former Councillor Willie Clarke at the age of 84; records its gratitude for Willie's 43 years of unbroken service as a Councillor in Fife; notes in particular his place in history as Scotland's last Communist Councillor; pays tribute to his …
11 signatures
(Most recent: 4 Nov 2019)
Signatures by party:
Scottish National Party: 11
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Commons initiatives

1 Urgent Question tabled by Stephen Gethins

Date Forum Title
8 Apr 2019 Commons Chamber Libya

Stephen Gethins has not been granted any Adjournment Debates in the current sitting

Stephen Gethins has not introduced any legislation in the current parliamentary sitting


691 Written Questions

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South Sudan: Peace Negotiations Syria: Humanitarian Aid South Sudan: Peace Negotiations South Sudan: Politics and Government South Sudan: Politics and Government Bahrain: Foreign Relations Bahrain: Human Rights Bahrain: Foreign Relations Ilois: Finance Burma: Genocide Malaysia: Capital Punishment Syria: British Nationals Abroad Foreign Relations: Scotland Syria: Islamic State Libya: Armed Conflict Libya: Armed Conflict Libya: Detention Centres Libya: Arms Trade Venezuela: Arms Trade Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe Overseas Visitors: Visas Iran: Nuclear Power Sudan: Human Rights Philippines: Drugs Philippines: Drugs Aung Marm Oo North Macedonia: EU Accession Albania: EU Accession Belarus: Mass Media Sudan: British Nationals Abroad Sudan: Politics and Government Central African Republic: Refugees Sudan: Politics and Government Belarus: Mass Media Baltic States and Former Soviet Republics: Disinformation Bahrain: Technical Assistance Belarus: Diplomatic Relations Belarus: Human Rights and Press Freedom Saudi Arabia: USA Saudi Arabia: Political Prisoners Syria: Armed Conflict Bahrain: Prisoners Bahrain: Human Rights Kurds: Syria and Iraq Diplomatic Relations: Climate Change Asylum Africa: Diplomatic Relations Asia: Diplomatic Relations Bahrain: Overseas Aid Yemen: Humanitarian Aid Libya: Prisoners' Release Sudan: Politics and Government Libya: UN Human Commissioner for Refugees Libya: Prisons Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Brexit Spain: Political Prisoners Saudi Arabia: Conferences Human Rights: Legal Profession Narges Mohammadi Mostafa el-Naggar Amal Fathy Colombia: Rural Areas Colombia: Females Colombia: Human Rights Egypt: Capital Punishment Burma: Peace Negotiations Yemen: Human Rights Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Equality Burma: Rohingya Burma: War Crimes Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Staff Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Temporary Employment Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Females UK Relations with EU Libya: Economic Situation Mali: EU External Relations Central African Republic: EU External Relations Antarctic: Marine Protected Areas Antarctic: Marine Protected Areas Antarctic: Marine Protected Areas Antarctic: Marine Protected Areas Overseas Aid South Sandwich Islands: Environmental Protection South Sandwich Islands: Environment Protection Conflict Prevention Saudi Arabia: Military Aid Saudi Arabia: Military Aid Israel: Bedouin British Overseas Territories: Biodiversity Bahrain: Capital Punishment UN High-level Conference On Nuclear Disarmament Human Rights: Business Andy Hall Treaty On the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons Nuclear Disarmament UN High-level Conference On Nuclear Disarmament British Overseas Territories: Biodiversity British Overseas Territories: Biodiversity UN High-level Conference On Nuclear Disarmament Middle East: Nuclear Disarmament Falkland Islands: Environmental Impact Assessment Falkland Islands: Pollution British Overseas Territories: Biodiversity Foreign and Commonwealth Office: SCL Group Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Cambridge Analytica​ and SCL Group Armed Conflict: Children Armed Conflict: Children Armed Conflict: Children Zimbabwe: Elections Zimbabwe: Elections Zimbabwe: Elections Zimbabwe: Politics and Government Zimbabwe: Politics and Government Antarctic: Marine Environment Zimbabwe: Foreign Relations Zimbabwe: Diamonds Zimbabwe: Diamonds Zimbabwe: Crimes of Violence Zimbabwe: Crimes of Violence Mai Cho Min Htwe Burma: Arms Trade Burma: Arms Trade Burma: Arms Trade Syria: Humanitarian Aid Syria: Humanitarian Aid Yemen: Humanitarian Aid Yemen: Humanitarian Aid Saudi Arabia: Arms Trade Saudi Arabia: Arms Trade International Assistance: Security International Assistance: Security International Assistance: Security Overseas Aid: Human Rights International Assistance: Security International Assistance: Security International Assistance: Security Belarus: Timber Poland: Timber Conflict, Stability and Security Fund Burma: Freedom of Expression Brexit EU Institutions: English 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Burma: Minority Groups Uzbekistan: Human Rights Uzbekistan: Press Freedom Burma: Democracy Mali: Rule of Law Central African Republic: Peace Negotiations Foreign and Commonwealth Office: European Commission Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Vacancies Turkey: Capital Punishment South Sudan: Security EU Staff Europe: Embassies EU Staff Brexit: British Nationals Abroad Nagorno Karabakh Nagorno Karabakh Nagorno Karabakh Egypt: Non-governmental Organisations Egypt: Non-governmental Organisations Overseas Aid Overseas Aid UK Membership of EU Maldives: Human Rights Maldives: Legal Systems Mohamed Nasheed UK Membership of EU Yemen: Armed Conflict Yemen: Military Intervention Yemen: Armed Conflict UK Membership of EU: Referendums UK Membership of EU: Referendums Common Fisheries Policy UK Membership of EU: Exports Andargachew Tsege UK Membership of EU Rohingya: Refugees Rohingya: Refugees UK Membership of EU: Referendums UK Membership of EU: Referendums UK Membership of EU: Referendums East 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Armed Conflict Syria: Overseas Aid Syria: Armed Conflict Nigeria: International Assistance Sahel: Humanitarian Aid Nigeria: Food Department for International Development: European Commission Ethiopia: Food Supply South Sudan Central African Republic: Humanitarian Aid Libya: Humanitarian Aid Libya: Humanitarian Aid Libya: Humanitarian Aid Libya: Humanitarian Aid Syria: Refugees Department for International Development: UK Membership of EU Global Fund to Fight Aids, Tuberculosis and Malaria Overseas Aid Overseas Aid Nepal: Overseas Aid Overseas Aid South Sudan: Church of Scotland Global Fund to Fight Aids, Tuberculosis and Malaria Global Fund to Fight Aids, Tuberculosis and Malaria Developing Countries: Sanitation Global Fund to Fight Aids, Tuberculosis and Malaria Yemen: Shipping South Sudan Yemen: Humanitarian Aid Yemen: Armed Conflict Middle East and North Africa: Famine Yemen: Armed Conflict Yemen: Armed Conflict Yemen: Armed Conflict Central African Republic: Children Mediterranean Sea: Refugees European University Institute European University Institute: Foreign Students Brexit Political Parties: Northern Ireland EU Committee of the Regions: UK Delegations Risk Management Department for Exiting the European Union: SCL Group British National (Overseas): EU Countries UK Trade with EU UK Trade with EU UK Trade with EU British National (Overseas) Research Research Higher Education: EU Countries Science Horizon 2020 Personal Records: Data Protection Science and Innovation Research Research European Strategy Forum on Research Infrastructures Research Research Research UK Membership of EU: Disclosure of Information UK Membership of EU: Disclosure of Information UK Membership of EU: Disclosure of Information Immigration: EU Nationals UK Membership of EU: Disclosure of Information Research Research Data Protection Arms Trade: Export Controls Weapons: Smuggling Arms Trade: Export Controls Brexit Immigration: British Nationals Abroad Immigration Immigration: EU Nationals 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Submarines Carillion Carillion Veterans: Scotland Joint Exercises Joint Exercises Military Intervention International Assistance: Security International Assistance: Security International Assistance International Assistance: Security International Assistance: Security International Assistance: Security Saudi Arabia: Armed Forces Burma: Armed Forces Fiji: Armed Forces Fiji: Armed Forces Ascension Island: Aviation RAF Leuchars RAF Leuchars RAF Leuchars RAF Leuchars Armed Forces: Deployment RAF Leuchars RAF Leuchars Armed Forces Compensation Scheme and War Pensions RAF Leuchars Veterans: Mental Illness Nuclear Submarines: Iron and Steel Waterloo Barracks Chad: Armed Forces Chad: Military Aircraft Chad: Military Aircraft RAF Leuchars