I’m generally based in London during the week - in this section I share some of the main activities I’m involved in at Westminster. For my thoughts on how that’s all going have a read of my Blog.

Matters currently reserved to the Westminster Parliament include foreign and defence policy, fiscal and economic policy, immigration and nationality, energy, broadcasting, Post Offices, social security, Child Support Agency, Tax Credits and pensions.

You can always read my contributions to the House in Hansard or watch them on Parliament TV.

 

My Work For You at Westminster

Tommy Sheppard
04 August 2017
My work for you in Westminster
Finally, it’s summer recess and I get to spend some time in the constituency. I’m sure you all know about my love affair with the Fringe. I was delighted to be able to help the Fringe celebrate its 70th year with a reception in Speaker’s House at the start of July after their original event had to be cancelled due to the election! I’m looking forward to it all starting in a few days time.  Westmi...
Roz Currie
05 July 2017
My work for you in Westminster
Contributions
Tommy contributes to the debate on Israel and Palestinian Talks (5th July 2017). Click here to view footage >> My Speech: I too refer the House to my entry in the Register of Members’ Financial Interests. Since time is so short, I will concentrate on an aspect that I do not think has been properly discussed this afternoon: what is happening to democratic debate and expression inside the ...
Tommy Sheppard
03 July 2017
My work for you in Westminster
Well, it's good to be back. After a snap general election that wasn’t needed and that nobody wanted, I am delighted to have been returned to Westminster as MP for Edinburgh East.  Thanks to all those who supported me and came out to cast their vote on what must have been one of the wettest days of the summer so far! I pledge to help everyone, no matter who they voted for or what their political pe...
Roz Currie
29 June 2017
My work for you in Westminster
Contributions

Tommy contributes to the Queen's Speech debate on Social Care (28th June 2017).

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Tommy Sheppard
04 April 2017
My work for you in Westminster
It is incredible how much can change in a month in the world of politics.  On the 13th March the UK Government was visibly shocked when Nicola Sturgeon demanded that people in Scotland be allowed to choose whether they wanted to live under a Tory Brexit deal or decide things for themselves. As a result, Theresa May delayed the serving of Article 50 by a fortnight and it took a full 72 hours t...