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
02 April 2018
My work for you in Westminster
The work of the Scottish Affairs committee continues apace. This month we held a further evidence session on the immigration needs of Scotland hearing from David Mundell and the Minister for Immigration, Caroline Noakes. Shockingly, the Scottish Government compares to Lincolnshire County Council in the Minister's eyes. See the short exchange on Pete Wishart's Facebook page.  The SNP had two Priva...
Tommy Sheppard
28 March 2018
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My work for you in Westminster
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I asked the Minister if the government would require the Electoral Commission to disclose donations for parties in Northern Ireland from before 2015. This follows allegations of dark money from the Constitutional Research Council, which is linked to the Scottish Tories, to the DUP. As usual, no straight answer.       Cabinet Office Questions 28th March 2018   ...
Tommy Sheppard
21 March 2018
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The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland is unable to answer my question on the Irish Border. Legitimate questions deserve proper answers not the same old Tory rhetoric.   Northern Ireland Questions 21st March 2018   ...
Tommy Sheppard
15 March 2018
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My work for you in Westminster
I caught up with my colleague Stewart McDonald MP about his Private Member's Bill on to ending unpaid trial periods for workers.   Unpaid Work Trials 15th March 2018   ...
Tommy Sheppard
15 March 2018
Tommy's Blog
My work for you in Westminster
I caught up with my colleague Angus MacNeil, MP for Na h-Eileanan an Iar, ahead of his Private Member's Bill on Refugee Family Reunification.    Refugee Family Reunification Bill   ...